Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
25.10.86
CF71+
8T
6T
--


HAMPSTEAD HEATH - Rosslyn Hill - Haverstock Hill - Chalk Farm Stn - Camden Town - Eversholt Street - Euston - Russelll Square - Holborn - Aldwych - WATERLOO ( Mon-Sat )
NEW ROUTE replaces section of withdrawn Route 68 and serves new Roads in Hampstead area.

T596 Waterloo Bridge

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26.03.88
CF71+
8T
5T
--

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - WATERLOO (MS except evgs)
Evening service withdrawn.

22.03.89
CF71+
8LS
5LS
--

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - WATERLOO (MS except evgs)
Converted to single deck. (LS)

LS112 Rosslyn Hill, Belsize Park

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22.09.90
SH41+
8dd
5dd
--
Contract awarded to Grey Green

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - WATERLOO ( Mon-Sat )
Evening service re-instated.

Grey Green 155 Euston Station

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12.03.94
SH61+
8dd
5dd
3dd

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - ELEPHANT & CASTLE ( Daily )
Sunday introduction and extended from Waterloo to Elephant & Castle as part of changes to Route 68

26.09.98
SH61+
8dd
6dd
4dd

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Start of new contract with increased frequencies

30.01.99
SF61+
9DLA
8DLA
5DLA

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Converted to low floor double deck operation.

25.03.00
AR61+
9DLA
8DLA
7DLA

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Sub Contracted to Arriva London North and transferred from Stamford Hill (SF) to Tottenham (AR)

06.01.01
AR61+
9DLA
8DLA
7DLA
Contract assigned to Arriva London North ending sub contract.

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Contract assigned to Arriva London North ending sub contract.

DLA297 Elephant & Castle

27.09.03
AR61+
14DLA
14DLA
13DLA

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Start of new contract - revised frequencies.

 

DLA244 Waterloo Road

 


15.01.05
AR61+
16VLW
15VLW
10VLW

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - OLD KENT ROAD Tesco (Daily)
Extended from Elephant & Castle to Old Kent Road.

VLW124 New Kent Road

01.09.07
AR61+
18VLW
15VLW
10VLW

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - OLD KENT ROAD Tesco
Two additional return journeys in Mon-Fri peaks necessitate increased allocation

25.09.10
AE61+
20VLW/T
19VLW/T
16VLW/T

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - OLD KENT ROAD Tesco
Contract renewal and allocation moved to Ash Grove (AE)

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris. This is one of a few routes that is contained with the cental area section
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26.09.15
W151+
22TEH
21TEH
16TEH
Contract reassigned

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - OLD KENT ROAD Tesco
Contract reassigned to Metroline (W)

The new order is represented here by hybrid TEH1239 entering Waterloo Bus Station. Route 16 was promoted to nbfl leaving the hybrids free to work the 168

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12.12.15
W151+
22LT
21LT
16LT

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - OLD KENT ROAD Tesco
Start of gradual conversion to LT type

LT554 at Golders Green running light to Hampstead Heath to start a duty

 


01.04.17
HT211+
21LT
21LT
15LT

HAMPSTEAD HEATH  -  OLD KENT ROAD Tesco
Allocation moved from Cricklewood (W) to Holloway (HT)
This replaced 134 which was reallocated to Potters Bar (PB) to compensate for loss of 82

LT753 Bricklayers Arms Roundabout
13.10.18
W151+
21LT
20LT
14LT

HAMPSTEAD HEATH  -  OLD KENT ROAD Tesco
Allocation moved back from Holloway (HT) to Cricklewood (W)

26.09.20
W151+
21LT
20LT
14LT

HAMPSTEAD HEATH  -  OLD KENT ROAD Tesco
Contract extended for two years

Operating Garages

CF Chalk Farm
Changeover at Harmood Street

SH Stamford Hill
Changeover at ?

SF Stamford Hill
Changeover at ?

AR Tottenham
Changeover at Hampstead Heath

AE Ash Grove
Changeover at Old Kent Road Tesco

W Cricklewood
Changeover at Hampstead Heath

HT Holloway
Changeover at Hampstead Heath

Live visual

 

 

 

 

 

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Date of edit   Thursday, 22.07.21