Route History

23.02.44
E
3ST
3ST
--

PONDERS END GARAGE - Southbury Road - Nags Head Road - Scotland Green Road - Alma Road - Lea Valley Road - Kings Head Hill - The Green - Station Road - CHINGFORD STATION
( Mon-Sat peaks )
New Mon-Sat irregular service route

10.10.45
E
3ST
3STL
--

PONDERS END GARAGE - CHINGFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Saturday STL type introduced

13.02.46
E
3G
3G
--

PONDERS END GARAGE - CHINGFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Allocation converted to Guy type

Taken from February 1946 Red Book

22.05.46
E
3G
3G
--

PONDERS END GARAGE - CHINGFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat peaks / evenings )
Mon-Sat evening service introduced

Taken from 1946 map drawn by Mike Harris
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30.04.47
E
3G
3G
3G

PONDERS END GARAGE - CHINGFORD STATION ( Daily )
Sunday service introduced

20.08.48
E
3G
3G
--

PONDERS END GARAGE - CHINGFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service withdrawn

20.10.48
E
3ST
3G
3G

PONDERS END GARAGE - CHINGFORD STATION
Sunday service re-introduced.
Mon-Fri ST type replaced G type

13.04.49
E
3G
3G
3G

PONDERS END GARAGE - CHINGFORD STATION
Mon-Fri G type re-introduced

17.10.51
E
3G
3G
2RTL

PONDERS END GARAGE - CHINGFORD STATION
Sunday RTL introduced.

14.05.52
E
3G
3G
4RT

PONDERS END GARAGE - CHINGFORD STATION
Sunday RTL replaced by RT.

22.10.52
E
2RT/1G
3RT
4RT

PONDERS END GARAGE - CHINGFORD STATION
Mon-Sat RT introduced.

16.03.55
E
3RT
3RT
4RT

PONDERS END GARAGE - CHINGFORD STATION
G type withdrawn.

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List

10.10.62
E
3RT
2RT
1RT

CHINGFORD STATION - ENFIELD TOWN -: ENFIELD CHASE STN ( Saturday shopping hours )
Saturday shopping hours extended from Enfield Garage to Enfield Chase Station.

27.02.63
E
3RT
2RT
1RT

ENFIELD TOWN - CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel
Extended in Chingford to RFH and extended from E garage to Enfield Town but withdrawn between Enfield Town and Enfield Chase.

RT2114 Southbury Station

© Jim Blake


23.01.66
E
3RT
2RT
--

ENFIELD TOWN - CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service withdrawn

08.08.66
E
4RFo
2RT
--

ENFIELD TOWN - CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Fri converted to One Person Operation - ( remained crew operated on Saturday )

07.09.68
E
4RFo
2RT
--

ENFIELD TOWN - CHINGFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Chingford Station and Royal Forest Hotel

14.06.69
E
4RFo
2RFo
--

ENFIELD TOWN - CHINGFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Saturday service converted to OPO as Mon-Fri.

RF526 Southbury Road, October 1976

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24.10.76
E71+
4DMS
2DMS
--

Converted to double deck operation.

27.09.80
AD1+
9DMS
8DMS
3DMS

TURNPIKE LANE STN - Wood Green - Palmers Green - Southgate - Chase Road - ENFIELD TOWN (Suns) - CHINGFORD STN ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat extended from Enfield Town to Turnpike Lane via Route 107 and withdrawn 298A and allocation moved to AD

DMS2409 Ponders End Garage , September 1980

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19.09.81
AD1+
9M
8M
3M

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD TOWN ( Suns ) -: - CHINGFORD STATION ( Suns )
Converted to Metrobus operation.

04.09.82
AD1+
5M
--
--
 
E141+
8M
8M
4M

TURNPIKE LANE STN - Wood Green - Palmers Green - Southgate - Oakwood - Enfield - Ponders End - Enfield Highway - Ordnance Road - ENFIELD LOCK
Rerouted at Ponders End to Enfield Lock and revised to run end to end daily.
The Ponders End to Chingford section replaced by revised 313. The new section to Enfield Lock replaced withdrawn section of Route 107.

22.04.83
AD1+
4M
3M
--
 
E141+
8M
5M
4M

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK
Saturday Palmers Green (AD) allocation added.

25.10.88
AD1+
--
3M
--
 
E141+
13M
5M
4M

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK
Mon-Fri Palmers Green (AD) allocation withdrawn.

02.06.90
E141+
13M
11M
4M

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK
Palmers Green (AD) allocation withdrawn.

01.02.92
AD141+
16M
16M
6M
Start of new 3 year contract with Leaside

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK
E allocation replaced by AD

 

 

M722 Canons Hill, The Green, June 1992

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26.12.92
EC
--
--
Dart

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK
Special service operated by Leaside Buses from the Edmonton depot ( one day only )

 

J315XVX Wood Green High Road

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22.07.00
AD141+
17M
16M
7M

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK Island Village
Re-routed at Enfield Lock to Island Village

M559 Southgate Station

03.02.01
AD141+
17M
16M
7M
 
EM621+
2M
--
--

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK Island Village
Two Mon-Fri schoolday journeys operated by Leaside Travel from Edmonton Garage.

31.08.02
AD141+
9DLA
9DLA
4DLA
 
E221+
8DLA
8DLA
4DLA
  EC621+
2M
--
--

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK Island Village
Enfield allocation reintroduced.

Extracted from 2002 allocation book
DLA91

 

 

DLA91 Ponders End

 


09.11.02
E221+
17DLA
17DLA
8DLA
 
EC621+
2M
--
--

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK Island Village
Palmers Green (AD) allocation withdrawn.

 

M1253 in Leaside Trabel livery seen in Enfield Town

© Graham Smith


05.02.11
E221+
20DLA
19DLA
12DLA

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK Island Village
Contract extended two years

 

VLW100 Enfield Chase

 


02.02.13
E221+
20DW
19DW
12DW
Contract renewal

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK Island Village
Contract renewal with Arriva London

DW572

 

DW572 Southgate Station

 

 


03.02.18
E221+
21DW
21DW
12DW

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD LOCK Island Village
Contract renewal

DW408 seen at

© Sanuel Letsu

 

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2014 map

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

Operating Garages

AD Palmers Green
Changeover point outside garage

EC Edmonton
Changeover point at garage

E Ponders End
Changeover point outside garage

Live visual

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Tuesday, 15.06.21