Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
01.02.61
HT
1RM
--
1RM

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - TRAFALGAR SQUARE ( except Sat night )
Replacing most of Night Trolleybuses 513/613 (Stage 9) - except for the Gray's Inn Road loop

N93 times
A study of the timetable reveals the 0135 departure from Ludgate Circus terminated at CF Garage for a meal break
01.07.64
HT
1RM
--
1RM

Meal Relief point changed from CF to Liverpool Street - buses operating out of service from Ludgate Circus

31.12.66
HT
1RML
--
1RML

Converted to RML type

15.09.72
HT
1RML
--
1RML

Rerouted between Pancras Road and Kentish Town via Crowndale Road - Camden Town and Chalk Farm Road instead of Royal College St and Prince of Wales Road

26.01.75
HT451+
1DM
--
1DM

Converted to DM type

27.06.75
HT451+
1DM
--
1DM

Rerouted between Camden Town and Hampstead Heath via Kentish Town Road and Prince of Wales Road

N93 TIMES
06.03.76
HT451+
1DM
--
1DM

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - LIVERPOOL STREET ( meal relief ) or TRAFALGAR SQUARE ( except Sat night )
The 0200 arrival at Ludgate Circus continued in service to Liverpool Street via Route 9 arriving at 0206 departing LS at 0253

23.07.79
HT451+
1DM
--
1DM

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - TRAFALGAR SQUARE - VICTORIA  ( meal relief journey )
Withdrawn between Ludgate Circus and Liverpool Street - meal reliefs now taken at Victoria

15.08.80
HT451+
1DM
--
1DM

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - Kentish Town - Camden Town - Eversholt Street - Euston - Kings Cross - TRAFALGAR SQUARE - VICTORIA ( meal relief journey )
Rerouted between Camden Town and Kings Cross via Eversholt Street instead of Pancras Road in order to serve Euston Station

30.04.81
HT451+
1RML
--
1RML

Reverted to RML operation

29.10.83
HT451+
1RML
1RML
1RML

Saturday night / Sunday morning service introduced

12.05.84
HT451+
1Mc
1Mc
1Mc

Metrobus introduction

27.10.84
HT201+
2M
2M
2M

HAMMERSMITH - Olympia - Kensington High Street - Knightsbridge - Hyde Park Corner - Piccadilly - Trafalgar Square - Strand - Aldwych - Fleet Street - Farringdon Street - Kings Cross - Euston - Camden Town - Chalk Farm Road - Haverstock Hill - Belsize Park - Pond Street - HAMPSTEAD HEATH returning direct via Malden Road to Chalk Farm
Journeys diverted at Trafalgar Square to Victoria
Nightly extended from Trafalgar Square to Hammersmith via Route 9
Rerouted in Camden -: a one way loop introduced as shown above - passengers could stay on board at Hampstead Heath

Converted to OPO operation
Running number sequence changed from 451 to 201+

N93 times
 
27.04.85
HT201+
2M
2M
2M
V71+
1M
1M
1M

FULWELL GARAGE - Twickenham - Richmond -Lower Richmond Road - Mortlake - Castelnau - Hammersmith Bridge - HAMPSTEAD HEATH returning direct via Malden Road to Chalk Farm
Journeys diverted at Trafalgar Square to Victoria
Extended from Hammersmith to Fulwell via Route 9 to Mortlake - Lower Richmond Road to Richmond - then 90B to Fulwell , as a consequence Route N27 was withdrawn which left Kew Road unserved at night but  Richmond was served albeit by another routeing.
Stamford Brook (V) allocation introduced which partly compensated for loss of N27

25.09.87
CF
--
1T
--
HT201+
2M
3M+
3M
      1M/N92  
V71+
1M
1M
1M

Chalk Farm (CF) allocation introduced on Fri/Sat nights.

15.11.87
CF
1T
1T
1T
HT201+
1M
2M
1M
V71+
1M
1M
1M

Chalk Farm (CF) allocation introduced on Sun-Thu nights.

06.01.90
CF
1T
1T
1T
HT201+
1M
2M
1M
S151
1M
1M
1M

Stamford Brook (V) allocation transferred to Shepherds Bush (S)
The Stamford Brook bus had run in service from Hammersmith to garage but the new S bus ran out of service between Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush

22.09.90
HT201+
2M
4M
2M
S151
1M
1M
1M

Chalk Farm (CF) withdrawn.
Garage journeys to HT now terminated at Archway Station instead of Monnery Road

18.07.92
HT201+
1M
1M
1M

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - TRAFALGAR SQUARE - VICTORIA    ( meal relief journey )
Revised to run in both directions via Malden Road
Withdrawn between Trafalgar Square and Fulwell Garage - this section replaced by Revised N92
Shepherds Bush (S) withdrawn

N93 times



22/23.06.95
Last night of operation - Camden Town to Hampstead Heath section replaced by Revised N2
It is noteworthy that the route finished more or less as it had started in 1961 - one bus from HT running between Hampstead Heath and Charing Cross

Garages

HT Holloway
Changeover point Chalk Farm Garage or Liverpool Street

CF Chalk Farm
Changeover point Victoria

S Shepherds Bush
Changeover point Victoria

V Stamford Brook
Changeover point Victoria

top