Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
21.11.87
HT341+
9RM
9RM
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ARCHWAY STATION - Kentish Town - Camden Town - Hampstead Road - Great Portland Street - Oxford Circus - MARBLE ARCH (Monday-Saturday except evenings)
Route introduced to replace withdrawn section of 137 between Oxford Circus and Archway.

RML2603

RML2603 Euston Towers

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05.11.88
HT341+
10M
8M
--

Converted to One Person Operation.

01.04.89
HT341+
10M
8M
--
logo London Buses was divided into 12 business units - in preparation for sell-off

07.10.89
HT341+
11M
10M
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ARCHWAY STATION - MARBLE ARCH ( evenings)- VICTORIA (withdrawn after pm peak)
Extended from Marble Arch to Victoria.

09.11.91
HT341+
11M
9M
7M

ARCHWAY STN - MARBLE ARCH (Monday-Saturday) - VICTORIA (Monday-Friday peaks)
Marble Arch to Victoria projection reduced to Monday-Friday peaks.
Monday-Saturday evening - and Sunday service introduced to partly compensate for service 27 withdrawal between Camden Town and Archway.

14.03.92
CF21+
11T
9T
5T

HT allocation transferred to CF with type change to T.

T491

T491 at the Marble Arch stand

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Titan download

18.07.92
CF21+
11T
9T
5T

ARCHWAY STATION - MARBLE ARCH
Monday-Friday peak extension from Marble Arch to Victoria withdrawn.

24.10.92
CF21+
11M
9M
5M

Type change from T to M

M1485

M1485  Kentish Town.
Note the UPPER CASE blind which most enthusiasts prefer I personally like the lower case

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Metrobus download

31.07.93
HT211+
11M
9M
5M

Chalk Farm (CF) closure forces transfer to Holloway (HT)

26.10.94
HT211+
11M
10M
7M
logo London Northern purchased by MTL

03.07.98
HT211+
11M
14M
7M
metroline logo MTL London Northern purchased by Metroline

02.09.00
Route withdrawn.
Camden Town to Oxford Circus section replaced by revised Route 88 - and the Archway to Warren Street section replaced by strengthened service on Route 134.

Operating Garages

T Holloway
Changeover point Archway Station

CF Chalk Farm
Changeover point Camden Town. It should be noted as well that some late turn duties went onto to Route 139 in the evenings.

Stands - turning points and garage runs active 1992