Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
21.11.87
LW41+
5DMS
5DMS
--
New route operated by LBL

EDGWARE STATION - Canons Park Stn - Queensbury - Kingsbury - The Mall - Preston Road - Wembley - ALPERTON STN ( Mon-Sat )
Route 79A renumbered

DM869 looking very smart in London Bus Lines livery at
Canons Park

17.08.88

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03.09.91
LW41+
5ON
5ON
--

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON [Sainsbury's] ( Mon-Sat )
Extended to Alperton Sainsbury 's

LBL44 Honeypot Lane

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20.03.96
LB
5ON
5ON
--
London Buslines purchased by Centre West

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON [Sainsbury's] ( Mon-Sat )
New operator

23.11.96
NA71+
8MM
8MM
6MM
 
ON
1M
--
--
New operator

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON [Sainsbury's]
Contract reassigned to MTL London (NA) - Two schoolday only journeys allocated to Centrewest.
Sunday service introduced.


 

 

MM272 Edgware

 


19.02.97
NA71+
8MM
8MM
6MM
 
ON
1M
--
--

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Centrewest purchased by First

03.07.98
NA71+
8MM
8MM
6MM
 
ON
1M
--
--

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
MTL purchased by Metroline

09.09.99
NA71+
9EDR
8EDR
6EDR
 
ON
1ON
--
--

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Main allocation transferred from North Acton base to North Wembley base.

24.11.01
ON
10TN
9TN
7TN

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
New Contract awarded to Centrewest (ON) operated by low floor double deck buses.

 

VNE32052 East Lancs Vyking 10.2m - the only vehicle of this type in the First fleet which was route bound to the 79 because of a blind problem. This view also shows an unusual blind display
"PART ROUTE ONLY" as destination fell short of Alperton

 


25.11.06
ON
11VNW
10VNW
7VNW
Contract renewal with First (ON)

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
New contract

 

VNW32361 Wrightbus Eclipse Gemini 10.1m is seen in
Edgware High Street

 


26.11.11
PV51+
11VW
11VW
10VW
Contract reassigned to Metroline operating from Perivale West (PV)

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Contract reassigned

23.06.12
PA401+
11VW
11VW
11VW

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Metroline Perivale West (PV) garage closed - allocation moved to Perivale West

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
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06.08.16
PV401+
11VW
11VW
11VW

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Allocation moved back to Perivale East PV)

VW1211 Alperton Sainsbury's

 

 

 

VW1211 Alperton

 

 


26.11.16
PV401+
11VW
11VW
11VW

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
Contract extended for two years

09.12.18
BT51+
11SP
11SP
9SP
Contract reassigned ( BT )

VH45107 Alperton Sainsbury's

 


12.12.20
BT51+
11VH
11VH
9VH

EDGWARE STATION - ALPERTON Sainsbury's
New schedule

VH45309 Alperton Sainsbury's ?

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Operating Garages

BT Edgware
Changeover point at Edgware

Alperton
Changeover point at garage.

NA North Acton
Changeover point at  Alperton

NW North Wembley
Changeover point East Lane

PV Perivale East
Changeover point at garage

PA Perivale West
Changeover point Alperton Sainsbury's

LW London Buslines ( Southall )
Changeover point Alperton Sainsbury's

Live Visual

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Friday, 02.07.21