Route History

03.08.85
HT141+
17M
11M
--

NORTH FINCHLEY - East Finchley - Highgate - Archway - Holloway - Caledonian Road - KINGS CROSS (Monday-Friday evgs/Sats) Grays Inn Road - Holborn Circus - St Paul's - Southwark Bridge - LONDON BRIDGE (Mon-Fri except evgs)
NEW ROUTE replacing Route 104 between North Finchley and Holloway - Route 45 between Archway and Holborn and Route 18 between Kings Cross and London Bridge


06.06.87
FY
8M
--
--
 
HT141+
8M
11M
--

NORTH FINCHLEY - KINGS CROSS (Monday-Friday evgs/Sats) - LONDON BRIDGE (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Monday-Friday part HT allocation transferred to FY.

 

M114 Macdonald Road stand at Archway

 


10.11.90
HT141+
17M
10M
4M

NORTH FINCHLEY (Monday-Saturday) - ARCHWAY STATION (Suns) - KINGS CROSS (Monday-Friday evgs/Sats/Suns) - LONDON BRIDGE (Monday-Friday except evgs)
Sunday Route introduced between Archway and Kings Cross replacing part withdrawn 45.

LS258 stands in for a Metrobus

© Peter Horrex


02.02.91
HT141+
10M
5M
4M

ARCHWAY - KINGS CROSS (Monday-Friday evgs/Sats/Suns) - LONDON BRIDGE (Monday-Friday except evgs)
Withdrawn between Archway and North Finchley.
Route 263 was strengthened to compensate

M118 Holloway Road, March 1991

busmap.co.uk


24.09.93
HT141+
10M
6M
4M

ARCHWAY - KINGS CROSS (Monday-Friday evgs/Sats/Suns) - LONDON BRIDGE (Monday-Friday except evgs)
Diverted between Mansion House and London Bridge via Cannon Street and London Bridge instead of Southwark Bridge.

M739 Archway 1994

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25.07.98
HT141+
13M
7M
4M
Contract renewal
Mon-Fri evening Route extended from Kings Cross to London Bridge

ARCHWAY - KINGS CROSS (Sats/Suns) - LONDON BRIDGE (Monday-Friday)

23.10.99
HT141+
13TP
7TP
4TP

ARCHWAY - KINGS CROSS (Sats/Suns) - LONDON BRIDGE (Monday-Friday)
Converted to low floor operation

 

 

TP7 waiting to turn right into Kings Cross Road

 

31.08.02
HT141+
13TP
11TP
9TP

ARCHWAY - LONDON BRIDGE
Sat and Sun extended from Kings Cross to London Bridge

31.07.04
HT141+
16TP
13TP
9TP

ARCHWAY - LONDON BRIDGE
Revised schedule resulting from improved journey times into Central London

10.11.07
HT141+
16TP
13TP
9TP

ARCHWAY
- LONDON BRIDGE
TE appearances quite common now with the loss of Route 24 to London General

 

 

 

TA44 stands in for a TP at Archway stand - note that Station has disappeared from the ARCHWAY display - used to be a full HIGHGATE Archway Station

 

 


24.07.10
HT141+
16TP
11TP
7TP
ARCHWAY - LONDON BRIDGE
Contract renewal

 

VPL581 Holloway Prison stop

 


25.07.15
HT141+
19TP
12TP
8TP

ARCHWAY - LONDON BRIDGE
Contract extended for two years

05.11.16
HT141+
18TP
12TP
8TP

LONDON BRIDGE  -  HOLLOWAY Nags Head
Withdrawn temporarily to allow bridge works on Holloway Road, replaced by 563
All reliefs and finishing buses ran light from Holloway Nags Head to garage

21.01.17
HT141+
18VP
12VP
8VP

LONDON BRIDGE  -  ARCHWAY STATION
Service restored between Holloway and Archway, 563 withdrawn

22.07.17
HT141+
19VP
14VP
9VP

LONDON BRIDGE  -  ARCHWAY STATION
Contract renewal

VWH2120 Holloway Road

VWH2120 Holloway Road

© Bernard Fahey

 

 

 

Garages

HT Holloway
Changeover point at Pemberton Gardens
or Macdonald Road stand

WL Walworth
Changeover point at Nags Head - Walworth Road

FY Finchley
Changeover point at Tally Ho stand

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit Tuesday 31.01.17