Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
18.07.92
AC551+
20RML
18RML
9M

WILLESDEN GARAGE Pound Lane - High Road Willesden - Willesden Lane - Kilburn High Road - Maida Vale - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Oxford Street - Oxford Circus - New Oxford Street - HOLBORN Red Lion Square
NEW ROUTE replacing Route 8 between Willesden and Oxford Circus

RML2755 on the first day of operation, loaned from Bow Garage

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04.12.93
AC551+
21RML
19RML
2M
7LN
 
AC701+
9LN/M
9LN/M
--

WILLESDEN GARAGE - HOLBORN
Mon-Sat evening service converted to OPO.

LN21 Oxford Circus

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31.10.94
AC551+
21RML
19RML
2M
7LN
evenings   4M+5M/266 4M+5M/266  

WILLESDEN GARAGE - HOLBORN

M87 Edgware Road, the Holborn terminus now refferred to as BLOOMSBURY

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Taken from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
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27.03.04
AC551+
27VP
26VP
19VP

WILLESDEN GARAGE  -  BLOOMSBURY
CONVERTED TO LOW FLOOR DOUBLE DECK OPO.

 

 

Odd man out DLD63 Willesden Lane

 


11.12.10
AC551+
25VP
25VP
19VP

WILLESDEN GARAGE  -  BLOOMSBURY
Contract renewal - Mon-Fri peak frequency reduction.

VP555 Marble Arch

16.06.14
AC551+
25VP
25VP
19VP

WILLESDEN GARAGE  -  RUSSELL SQUARE
Diverted at Tottenham Court Road via withdrawn section of Route 7 to Russell Square

12.12.15
AC551+
25VP
25VP
19VP

WILLESDEN GARAGE  -  RUSSELL SQUARE
Contract extended for two years

25.06.16
AC551+
25VWH
25VWH
19VWH

WILLESDEN GARAGE -   HOLBORN Red Lion Square
Withdrawn between St Giles Circus and Russell Square and rerouted via New Oxford Street to Red Lion Square
Russell Square routeing replaced by revised Route 10

BYD1473 Marble Arch

© Peter Horrex


09.12.17
AC551+
23VWH
23VWH
17VWH

WILLESDEN GARAGE  -  BLOOMSBURY
Contract renewal

VWH2333 Marble Arch

© Martin Conway

Garage

AC Willesden
Changeover point at garage

Live visual

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Friday, 09.07.21