Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
X
41ST
42ST
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ACTON VALE Kings Arms  -  East Acton - Wormwood Scrubs -St Quintin Avenue  - St Marks Road - Ladbroke Grove - Westbourne Park Road - Westbourne Grove - Paddington - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Oxford Street  -  Oxford Circus  -  Holborn -- Holborn Circus  -  Poultry  -  Bank  -  LIVERPOOL STREET ( Mon-Sat )

18.10.39
X
30ST
30ST
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ACTON VALE  -  HOLBORN STN ( Mon-Sat evenings )   -  LIVERPOOL STREET ( Mon-Sat evenings )
Withdrawn evenings between Holborn and Liverpool Street

15.05.40
X
38STL
40STL
--

ACTON VALE  -  HOLBORN ( Mon-Fri evenings )  -  LIVERPOOL STREET
Reinstated Saturday evenings between Holborn and Liverpool Street

20.11.40
X
40STL
38STL
--

ACTON VALE  -  HOLBORN STN ( Mon-Sat evenings )   -  LIVERPOOL STREET ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Withdrawn Saturday evenings between Holborn and Liverpool Street

19.02.41
X
46STL
31STL
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KEW GREEN  -  Gunnersbury Avenue  -  Acton Town Station  -  Acton High Street  -  East Acton - Wormwood Scrubs - Barlby Road - St Marks Road - Ladbroke Grove - Westbourne Park Road - Westbourne Grove - Paddington - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Oxford Street  -  Oxford Circus  - HOLBORN ( Mon-Sat evenings )-- Holborn Circus  -  Poultry  -  Bank  -  LIVERPOOL STREET
( Mon-Sat except evenings)
Diverted at Wormwood Scrubs via Barlby Road instead of St Quentin Avenue
Extended from Acton Vale to Kew Green

29.10.41
X
39STL
30STL
--

KEW GREEN ( Mon-Sat except evenings )  -  ACTON VALE ( Mon-Sat evenings )  -   HOLBORN ( Mon-Sat evenings )  - LIVERPOOL STREET ( Mon-Sat except evenings)
Withdrawn evenings between Acton Vale and Kew Green

22.04.42
X
39STL
30STL
--

KEW GREEN
   HOLBORN ( Mon-Sat evenings )  - LIVERPOOL STREET ( Mon-Sat except evenings)
Reinstated evenings between Acton Vale and Kew Green

28.10.42
X
39ST
30ST
--

KEW GREEN  OXFORD CIRCUS ( Mon-Sat evenings )  - LIVERPOOL STREET ( Mon-Sat except evenings)
Withdrawn evenings between Oxford Circus and Holborn

1943 map

Extracted from 1943 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map
26.10.49
X
22RT
20RT
--

Converted to RT type

14.05.52
X
20RT
18RT
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ACTON Tram Depot - OXFORD CIRCUS (Mon-Sat evenings) - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Sat except evenings)
Withdrawn between Acton and Kew Green - this section replaced by new Route 265 East Acton & Chessington

04.05.55
X
19RTL
18RTL
--

RT vehicles replaced by RTL.

RTL171

RTL171 is parked outside Broad Street Station - Ty-Phoo is about the only thing that has survived in this scene

This image available with the
Nostalgia download

20.08.58  
Route withdrawn - Route 7A  strengthened to compensate

Route 7 times, 1958
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List


Operating Garage

X Middle Row
Changeover point Cambridge Gardens.