Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
23.02.38
WG
9ST
7ST
4ST

ALEXANDRA PARK Victoria Hotel - Hornsey - Turnpike Lane - Westbury Avenue - The Roundway - Great Cambridge Road - ENFIELD Halfway House
New Route
03.05.39
WG
9ST
7ST
5ST

ALEXANDRA PARK Victoria Hotel ( Mon-Sat / Sun am ) - TURNPIKE LANE STATION ( Sun pm ) - ENFIELD Halfway House
Sunday pm withdrawn between Turnpike Lane and Alexandra Park

29.11.39
WG
9ST
7ST
5ST

ALEXANDRA PARK Victoria Hotel - ENFIELD Halfway House
Sunday pm service restored between Turnpike Lane and Alexandra Park

1939 map
Extracted from June 1939 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
20.03.40
WG
9ST
7ST
5ST

ALEXANDRA PARK Victoria Hotel ( Mon-Sat / Sun pm ) - TURNPIKE LANE STATION ( Sun am ) - ENFIELD Halfway House
Sunday am withdrawn between Turnpike Lane and Alexandra Park

25.03.42
WG
10LT+
7LT+
4LT+
    1LT/21 2LT/21
2LT/144
1LT/144

ALEXANDRA PARK Victoria Hotel ( Mon-Sat / Sun am jnys Sun pm ) - TURNPIKE LANE STATION ( Sun am ) - ENFIELD Halfway House
Sunday am journeys introduced between Turnpike Lane and Alexandra Park

24.06.42
WG
12LT
9LT+
--
      3LT/144  

ALEXANDRA PARK Victoria Hotel ( Mon-Sat ) - - ENFIELD Halfway House
Sunday withdrawn

12.11.47
E
8G
13G
--
 
WG
7LT
--
--

Mon-Sat Enfield (E) allocation added
Saturday West Green (WG) withdrawn

05.05.48
E
8G
10G+
--
      1G/107  
 
WG
5LT+
3LT
--
    1LT/29    

Saturday West Green (WG) reintroduced

03.05.50
E
8RTW
10RTW
--
      1G/107  
 
WG
5RTW+
3RTW
--
    1RTL/29    

RTW type introduced

02.05.51
E
8RTL
11RTL
--
 
WG
5RTL
3RTL
--

Converted to RTL operation.

RTL375

RTL375 at 'Victoria' stand

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14.05.52
E
8RT
11RT
--
 
WG
5RTL
3RTL
--

Enfield allocation converted to RT.

06.05.53
E
11RT
13RT
2RT
 
WG
5RTL
3RTL
--

ALEXANDRA PARK Victoria ( Mon-Sat ) Turnpike Lane - Great Cambridge Rd - Bullsmoor La - WALTHAM CROSS ( Suns ) Waltham Abbey - Farm Hill Road - Broomstick Hall Road - Patternoster Hill - Upshire Road - UPSHIRE Princesfield Road.
Extended from Enfield to Upshire and a Sunday service introduced between Upshire and Waltham Cross replacing Route 243.

144A times

Scanned from 1953 Red Book

19.05.54
Renumbered 217

Garages

E Enfield
Crew Changeover point at   Great Cambridge Road / Southbury Road

WG West Green
Crew Changeover point at Turnpike Lane Stn