Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
18.07.92
X
29RML
21RML
6M

WESTBOURNE PARK STN - Elkstone Road - Kensal Road - ( Mon-Sat ) LADBROKE GROVE Sainsbury's (Sundays) - Westbourne Grove - Paddington - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Oxford circus - Regent Street - Piccadily Circus - Charing Cross - Strand - ALDWYCH (Sat-Sun) - Fleet Street - Ludgate Circus - St Paul's - Mansion House Stn - Bank - LIVERPOOL STREET STN
(Mon-Fri)

023_2467  RML2467 Charing Cross

22.05.93
X
29RML
18RML
11M
Evening Service  
10M ex 18
8M ex 18
--

EALING BROADWAY STN (one early jny and two late journeys) - Ealing Common - Acton High Street - East Acton - Ducane Road - Wormwood Scrubs - Barlby Road - or WESTBOURNE PARK STN - - ( Mon-Sat ) LADBROKE GROVE Sainsbury's (Sundays) ,- - ALDWYCH (Sat,Sun) - - LIVERPOOL STREET STN (Mon-Fri)
One early journey and two late journeys projected from Ladbroke Grove to Ealing Broadway - all journeys ex Route N23.
Evening Route converted to OPO - buses ex Route 18.
Sunday Route increased to compensate for loss of Route 15 between Ladbroke Grove and Paddington.

023_M1245  M1245 Trafalgar Square

24.07.93
X
29RML
21RML
11M
Evening Service  
10M ex 18
8M ex 18
--

WESTBOURNE PARK STN - - ( Mon-Sat ) LADBROKE GROVE Sainsbury's (Sundays) ,- - ALDWYCH (Sat,Sun) - Fleet Street - Ludgate Circus - St Paul's - Mansion House Stn - Bank - LIVERPOOL STREET STN (Mon-Fri)
The Ealing Broadway journeys renumbered N23.

26.06.99
X
30RML
19RML
13TN
Evening Service  
10TN ex 18
8TN ex 18
--

OPO part of Route converted to low floor operation.

023_Centrewest-RMC1510-510CLT-OxfordSt-090799a  Somteimes anything goes as shown here by
RMC1510 in Oxford Street
15.11.03
X
39TAL
30TAL
18TAL

WESTBOURNE PARK STN - - LIVERPOOL STREET STN
Crew operation withdrawn - thus Routemasters withdrawn.
Extended Saturday and Sunday from Aldwych to Liverpool Street as per Mon-Fri.

023_TAL1343  TAL1343 at Trafalgar Square seen on a short working to St Pauls

17.04.04
X
39TAL
30TAL
18TAL
Night Service  
5TN
5TN
5TN

N23 renumbered 23 - thus now 24 hour Route

023_TN948  TNA33948 Eastbourne Terrace
13.11.10
X
31TNA
27TNA
18TNA
Night Service  
4TNA
4TNA
4TNA

Contract renewal

023_DN511  DM33511 Eastbourne Terrace, Paddington
023_VN37979  VN37979 Trafalgar Square

22.06.13
X
31DN
27DN
18DN
Night Service  
4DN
4DN
4DN
tower transit logo Contract novated to Tower Transit

2014 extract
Scanned from Mike Harris Map 34  The Greater London Bus Map
023_DNH39126  Hybrid DNH39126 Marble Arch
14.11.15
X
28DN
27DN
19DN
Night Service  
4DN
4DN
5DN
023_VNW32419  VNW32419 with Tower Transit logo at Marble Arch
MV38235

MV38235 seen on Route 23 at the Aldwych, these buses were intended for the take up of Route 13 but were used on the 23 beforehand to " break them in "

© Lawrence Living

 


30.09.17
X
24DN
22DN
16DN
Night Service  
4DN
5DN
5DN

WESTBOURNE PARK STN  -  ALDWYCH
Withdrawn between Aldwych and Liverpool Street

2018 map
Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
Greater London Bus Map
24.11.18
X
19DN
19DN
14DN
Night Service  
5DN
5DN
5DN

WESTBOURNE PARK SATION  -  Elkstone Road  -  Ladbroke Grove  -  Westbourne Grove  -  Paddington  -  Edgware Road  -  Marble Arch  -  Park Lane  -  Hyde Park Corner  -  Knightsbridge  -  Royal Albert Hall  -  Kensington High Street  -  Olympia  -  HAMMERSMITH BUS STATION ( 24 hour service )
WIithdrwn between Marble Arch and Aldwych
Rerouted at Marble Arch via withdrawn Route 10 to Hammersmith

 


Operating Garages

X Westbourne Park
Crew Changeover point at garage and PADDINGTON Bishops Bridge Road

23 times  23 live 23 stands Tender Specs 23 fares

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Tuesday, 04.12.18