Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
25.10.69
T
31RT
15RT
6RT

WALTHAMSTOW GARAGE - Walthamstow Central Station - Bakers Arms - Clapton - HACKNEY GARAGE (Suns) Cambridge Heath - Hackney Road - Old Street - Clerkenwell Green - BLOOMSBURY Red Lion Square (Sat/Sun am jnys) New Oxford Street - Oxford Circus - Baker Street - MARYLEBONE STATION (Mon-Fri

Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

October 1969 last times
These yellow timetables were a regular feature on bus stops at the time
Kindly supplied by Norman Kemp

17.04.71
T
24RT
10RT
5RM

WALTHAMSTOW GARAGE - HACKNEY GARAGE (Suns) - BLOOMSBURY (Sat/Sun am jnys) Kingsway - ALDWYCH (Mon-Fri)
Mon-Fri Route diverted at Holborn to Aldwych.
Sunday Route converted to Routemaster operation

28.10.72
T
22DMS
11DMS
4DMS

WALTHAMSTOW GARAGE - HACKNEY GARAGE (Suns) - BLOOMSBURY (Sat/Sun am jnys) Kingsway - ALDWYCH (Mon-Fri)
Converted to Double Deck One Person Operation.

22.04.78
T51+
20DMS
11DMS
6DMS

WALTHAMSTOW GARAGE - ALDWYCH (Sat/Sun) - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri peaks)
Mon-Fri peak extended from Aldwych to Waterloo

31.01.81
T51+
20RM
11RM
6RM

Crew operation re-introduced
WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN - Leyton - Clapton - Hackney - Shoreditch - Clerkenwell - Bloomsbury - Piccadilly Circus - Hyde Park Corner - VICTORIA
Withdrawn between Walthamstow Central and Walthamstow Garage
Diverted at Holborn via Route 38 to Victoria daily.

As a result of this change night service N96 was converted to LS type


26.02.83
T51+
17RML
9RML
6RML

WHIPPS CROSS - Leyton - Clapton - Hackney - Shoreditch - Clerkenwell - Bloomsbury - Piccadilly Circus - Hyde Park Corner - VICTORIA
Diverted at Leyton to Whipps Cross

07.02.87
T51+
16RML
1RM
9RML
7LS

WHIPPS CROSS  -  VICTORIA
Sunday Route converted to single deck OPO.

06.06.87
T51+
17T
9T
6LS

WHIPPS CROSS - TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STN
Daily-OPO.
Withdrawn between Tottenham Court Road and Victoria.

24.02.90
KB
14ON
11ON
5ON
Contract reassigned

Operation transferred to Kentish Bus operated from a base at Leyton
CLAPTON POND - TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD
Withdrawn between Clapton Pond and Whipps Cross

18.07.92
LY
14ON
11ON
5ON

CLAPTON Kenninghall Road - OXFORD CIRCUS
Extended from Tottenham Court Road to Oxford Circus

08.05.94
CH
14ON
11ON
5ON

CLAPTON Kenninghall Road - OXFORD CIRCUS
Operation moved from Leyton (LY) to Cambridge Heath (CH)

19.04.97
KB
16ON
11ON
5ON

LEYTON Bakers Arms - OXFORD CIRCUS
Extended from Clapton to Baker's Arms

28.02.98
T101+
17T
12T
8T
Contract reassigned

LEYTON GREEN - OXFORD CIRCUS
Contract reassigned to Stagecoach and extended from Baker's Arms to Leyton Green

T640 Oxford Street


02.99
T101+
18TA
12TA
11TA

LEYTON GREEN - OXFORD CIRCUS
Converted to low floor operation.

28.04.01
T101+
18TA
12TA
10TA

LEYTON GREEN - OXFORD CIRCUS
24 hour service introduced but Night portion was extended from Leyton to Whipps Cross thus numbered N55

Taken from April 2001 leaflet

13.10.01
T101+
18TAc
12TAc
10TAc

LEYTON GREEN - OXFORD CIRCUS
Reverted to crew (doored) operation.

There is no doubt that TA419 has a conductor

 


04.01.03
T101+
25TA
21TA
14TA

LEYTON GREEN - OXFORD CIRCUS
Converted to OPO operation.

 

TA1 Clapton

 


27.02.10
T101+
25TA
21TA
14TA

LEYTON GREEN - OXFORD CIRCUS
Contract renewal

15163 Spectra at Oxford Circus

© Lawrence Living

 

 

10183 Tottenham Court Road

 

24.01.15
T101+
30LT
23LT
17LT

LEYTON GREEN - OXFORD CIRCUS
Type change in advance of contract renewal in February

LT312 Lea Bridge Roundabout

28.02.15
T101+
35LT
23LT
17LT

LEYTON GREEN - OXFORD CIRCUS
Contract renewal

Taken from Mike Harris map dated 15.06.19
Greater London Bus Map

12.10.19
T101+
37LT
25LT
19LT

OXFORD CIRCUS  -  WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Extended from Bakers Arms to Walthamstow to part compensate for Route 48 withrawal

29.02.20
T101+
38LT
29LT
22LT

OXFORD CIRCUS  -  WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Contract extended for two years

 

Operating Garages

KB Kentish Bus
Changeover point ?

T Leyton
Changeover point at garage

Live visual

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Tuesday, 16.02.21