Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
20.08.46
X
19ST+
--
--
   
1ST/7
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--

ACTON VALE Kings Arms ( Mon-Fri ) - East Acton - Wormwood Scrubs - Barlby Road - Ladbroke Grove - Westbourne Park Road - Westbourne Grove - Paddington - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Oxford Street - OXFORD CIRCUS (Mon-Fri evenings) Holborn Circus - Bank - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings)

29.01.47
X
19ST+
17ST
--
   
1ST/7
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ACTON VALE Kings Arms ( Mon-Sat ) -- OXFORD CIRCUS (Monday-Saturday evenings) - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Sat except evenings)
Saturday service introduced

12.11.47
X
19ST
17ST
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ACTON High Street ( Mon-Sat ) -- OXFORD CIRCUS (Monday-Saturday evenings) - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Sat except evenings)
Extended from Acton Vale to Acton High Street

05.05.48
X
19STL
17STL
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Converted to STL type

26.10.49
X
19RTL
18RTL
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Converted to RTL type

14.05.52
X
18RT
16RT
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EAST ACTON Goldsmiths Arms ( Mon-Sat ) - OXFORD CIRCUS (Mon-Sat evenings) - LONDON BRIDGE (Mon-Sat except evenings)
Withdrawn between East Acton & Acton - replaced by Route 7 and new route 265.


1952 map
Extracted from 1952 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map


04.05.55
X
17RTL
15RTL
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RT type replaced by RTL.

30.04.58
X
17RTL
12RTL
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7A times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List
20.08.58
X
30RTL
21RTL
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ACTON Tram Depot (Mon-Sat) - OXFORD CIRCUS (Mon-Sat evenings) - LONDON BRIDGE (Mon-Sat except evenings)
Extended from East Acton to Acton to replace withdrawn Route 7

RTL739

RTL739 London Bridge stand

This image available with the
Nostalgia download

14.10.59
Renumbered 7

Operating Garage

X Middle Row
Changeover point at Cambridge Gardens