Route History

19.07.61
EM
36RM
32RM
21RM
 
SF
--
--
14RM

WALTHAM CROSS - Hertford Road - Ponders End - Edmonton - Tottenham - Stamford Hill - Stoke Newington - Dalston - Shoreditch - Bishopsgate  -  LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs Sat/Sun) -  Bank - Southwark Bridge - Stamford Street - Waterloo - York Road - Lambeth Bridge - Horseferry Road -  Victoria St  -  VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evenings)
TROLLEYBUS REPLACEMENT ROUTE FOR 649


11.10.61
EM
24RM
20RM
28RM
 
SF
12RM
12RM
7RM

WALTHAM CROSS - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs Sat/Sun) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Mon-Fri Stamford Hill allocation introduced.

28.02.62
EM
24RM
20RM
31RM
 
SF
12RM
12RM
--

WALTHAM CROSS - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs Sat/Sun) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Sunday Stamford Hill allocation withdrawn.

01.07.64
EM
24RM
20RM
31RM
 
SF
12RM
12RM
--

Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
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03.10.65
EM
24RM
19RM
26RM
 
SF
12RM
13RM
5RM

WALTHAM CROSS - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs Sat/Sun) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Sunday Stamford Hill allocation re-introduced.

30.11.68
EM
18RM
20RM
19RM
 
SF
16RM
10RM
4RM

FLAMSTEAD END (Mon-Fri pm peak jnys) Cheshunt - WALTHAM CROSS - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat/Sun) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Peak journeys introduced to Flamstead End.

24.01.70
EM
15RM
14RM
11RM
 
SF
16RM
9RM
11RM

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evenings/Sat/Sun) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Withdrawn north of Ponders End.

04.12.71
EM
17RM
13RM
12RM
 
SF
15RM
3RM
6RM

ENFIELD GARAGE (Mon-Fri peaks)- EDMONTON Tramway Avenue - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evenings/Sat/Sun) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Withdrawn between Edmonton Tramway Avenue and Enfield Garage except for Mon-Fri peaks

1971 first and last times

RM775 Terminus Place, Victoria

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02.02.74
EM
17DMSc
6DMSc
12DMSc
 
SF
15DMSc
10DMSc
3DMSc

ENFIELD GARAGE (Mon-Fri peaks)- EDMONTON Tramway Avenue - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evenings/Sat/Sun) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Doored vehicles introduced.

DMS811 Lower Edmonton

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31.10.74
EM
17DM
6DM
12DM
 
SF
15DM
10DM
3DM

ENFIELD GARAGE (Mon-Fri peaks)- EDMONTON Tramway Avenue - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evenings/Sat/Sun) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evenings)
DM type introduced.

28.10.78
EM81+
21DM
14DM
13DM
 
SF121+
14DM
12DM
8DM

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri Vesta/Sat/Sun) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Extended from Edmonton to Ponders End at all times.

1978 first and last times

27.09.80
EM81+
21RCL
14RCL
13RCL
 
SF121+
15RCL
12RCL
15RCL

ENFIELD GARAGE (Mon-Fri peaks)- EDMONTON Tramway Avenue - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evenings/Sat/Sun) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Routemaster coach type introduced.

RCL2253 Liverpool Street

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16.12.84
EM81+
17RM
11RM
8RM
 
SF121+
14RM
10RM
9RM

ENFIELD GARAGE (Mon-Fri peaks)- EDMONTON Tramway Avenue - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evenings/Sat/Sun) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Routemaster coach type replaced by normal Routemaster type.

02.02.85
EM81+
16RM
11RM
6RM
 
SF121+
13RM
10RM
9RM

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat/Sun) - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Withdrawn between Waterloo and Victoria

01.02.86
AR51+
--
6RM
--
 
E21+
17RM
7RM
6RM
 
SF71+
13RM
10RM
9RM

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat/Sun) - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Edmonton garage closure - reallocations as above.

07.02.87
E21+
18M
13M
8M
 
SF71+
16M
13M
11M

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat/Sun) - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri except evgs)
ONE PERSON OPERATION -
Tottenham (AR) allocation withdrawn

11.07.87
AR261+
--
--
11M
 
E21+
18M
13M
8M
 
SF71+
16M
13M
--

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat/Sun) - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Tottenham (AR) allocation re-introduced on Sundays

 

M1079 Waterloo Roundabout

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04.02.89
E21+
18M
13M
20M
 
SF71+
16M
13M
--

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat/Sun) - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Tottenham (AR) allocation transferred to Enfield (E).

06.07.91
E21+
16M
14M
19M
 
SF71+
16M
13M
--

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET - MANSION HOUSE STATION (Mon-Fri early journeys)
Withdrawn between Liverpool Street and Waterloo except for early morning journeys to Mansion House Stn.

29.07.91
E21+
16M
14M
19M
 
SF71+
16M
13M
--

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET; - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri peaks)
Re-instated between Liverpool Street and Waterloo albeit peak hours only after local objections.

23.11.91
E21+
26M
14M
19M
 
SF71+
9M/T
13M/T
--

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET; - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri peaks)
Leyland Titans introduced at Stamford Hill (SF)

T294 Stamford Hill Broadway

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18.07.92
E21+
23M
18M
15M
 
SF71+
10L/M
9L/M
--

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET - COUNTY HALL (Mon-Fri peaks)
Waterloo terminal changed to County Hall

L319 Mansion House

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18.09.93
E21+
23M
19M
14M
 
SF71+
10L/M
9L/M
--

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET - Monument - Lower Thames Street - - Southwark Bridge - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri peaks) or early Mon-Fri journeys to MANSION HOUSE STN
Mon to Fri diverted at Bishopsgate to run via Monument and Upper Thames Street instead of Queen Victoria Street except for some early journeys that terminated at Mansion House Station

13.05.95
AR71+
6M
--
--
 
E21+
29M
28M
14M

ENFIELD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET - Monument - Lower Thames Street - - Southwark Bridge - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri peaks) or early Mon-Fri journeys to MANSION HOUSE STN
Mon-Fri Tottenham (AR) allocation introduced and Stamford Hill (SF) withdrawn.

28.02.98
AR71+
6M
--
--
 
E21+
30M
30M
15M

ENFIELD HIGHWAY Red Lion (Mon-Fri am schoolday only journeys) ENFIELD GARAGE - LONDON BRIDGE STN
WATERLOO - SHOREDITCH
peak journeys only
Extended daily from Liverpool Street to London Bridge via withdrawn Route 22A
Early morning journeys to Mansion House withdrawn.

28.08.99
E21+
30M
30M
16M

ENFIELD HIGHWAY Red Lion (Mon-Fri am schoolday only journeys) ENFIELD GARAGE - LONDON BRIDGE STN
WATERLOO - SHOREDITCH peak journeys only withdrawn plus AR allocation replaced by rerouteing Route 344.

07.04.01
E21+
31DLA
24DLA
17DLA

ENFIELD HIGHWAY Red Lion (Mon-Fri am schoolday only journeys) -  ENFIELD GARAGE - LONDON BRIDGE STN
Low floor double deckers introduced

 

 

DLA115 London Bridge

 


24.04.04
SF71+
25MA
25MA
20MA
Night service
SF61+
4MA
4MA
4MA

LONDON BRIDGE STN - EDMONTON GREEN
Converted to single deck artic operation and withdrawn between Edmonton Green and Enfield Garage - this section being replaced by new 349
The MA's are all kept at Edmonton (EC) but the schedules are worked by both EC and SF crews - with crew ferry vans used as required.

19.02.05
LV71+
25MA
25MA
20MA
Night service
LV61+
4MA
4MA
4MA

LONDON BRIDGE STN - EDMONTON GREEN
Allocation transferred to Lea Valley (LV)

MA5 Tottenham Swan

16.10.10
AR51+
36DW
21DW
21DW
Night service
AR91+
4DW
4DW
4DW

LONDON BRIDGE STN - EDMONTON GREEN
Contract renewal and converted from Artic to double deck operation
Operation transferred to Tottenham (AR)

DW308 seen on diversion in Commercial Street instead of Norton Folgate

17.10.15
AR51+
38LT
22LT
22LT
Night service
AR91+
5LT
9LT
9LT

LONDON BRIDGE STN - EDMONTON GREEN
Contract renewal with NBFL buses

LT586 seen on London Bridge
© Ian Armstrong

15.06.19
AR51+
38LT
28LT
19LT
Night service
AR91+
5LT
10LT
10LT

LONDON BRIDGE STN - EDMONTON GREEN
Frequency adjustments

17.10.20
AR51+
39LT
30LT
20LT
Night service
AR91+
5LT
10LT
10LT

LONDON BRIDGE STN - EDMONTON GREEN
Contract extended for two years

13.03.21
AR51+
38LT
29LT
20LT
Night service
AR91+
5LT
5LT
5LT

LONDON BRIDGE STN - EDMONTON GREEN
Reduced running times

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Operating Garages

E Enfield
Changeover point at garage or Ponders End High Street.

EC Edmonton
Changeover point Stamford Hill

EM Edmonton
Changeover point at Tramway Avenue / Hertford Road.

AR Tottenham
Changeover point at TOTTENHAM Swan.

SF Stamford Hill
Changeover point at Stamford Hill.

LV Lea Valley
Changeover point at ?
 

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