Route History

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


12.04.86
HT141+
17M
10M
--

NORTH FINCHLEY - FARRINGDON STREET( Monday-Friday evenings / Sats)-  LONDON BRIDGE ( Mon-Fri except evenings )
Through buses diverted between Holborn Circus and Ludgate Circus via Charterhouse Street and Farringdon Street instead of via Shoe Lane and Stonecutter Street

08.06.87
FY
8M
--
--
 
HT141+
8M
11M
--

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

 

M114 Macdonald Road stand at Archway

 


23.07.90
HT141+
17M
10M
4M

NORTH FINCHLEY (Monday-Saturday) - ARCHWAY STATION (Suns) - KINGS CROSS (Sats/Suns) - FARRINGDON STREET ( Mon-Sat evenings )  -  LONDON BRIDGE (Monday-Friday except evgs)
Mon-Fri
Finchley (FY) allocation withdrawn


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)
Mon-Fri evenings withdrawn between Archway and Farringdon Street
Saturday withdrawn between Kings Cross and Farringdon Street
Sunday Route introduced between Archway and Kings Cross replacing part withdrawn 45.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Withdrawn between Archway and North Finchley.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

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.

25.07.98
HT141+
13M
7M
4M

ARCHWAY - KINGS CROSS (Sats/Suns) - LONDON BRIDGE (Monday-Friday)
Contract renewal
Mon-Fri evening Route extended from Kings Cross to London Bridge

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


13.02.21
HT141+
17VWH
13VWH
8vwh

LONDON BRIDGE  -  ARCHWAY STATION
Mon-Fri reduced running times, new schedules

26.03.22
HT141+
17LT
13LT
8LT

LONDON BRIDGE  -  ARCHWAY STATION
Mon-Fri revised schedule

Current blind



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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

 

Live visual

 

 

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© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Monday, 06.06.22