Route History

19.05.54
E
17RT
13RT
9RT
 
WG
6RTL
4RTL
16RTL

ALEXANDRA PARK Victoria - FORTY HILL The Goat
New route replacing Route 144B

30.04.58
E
13RT
11RT
4RT
 
WG
6RTL
4RTL
8RTL

ALEXANDRA PARK Victoria - FORTY HILL The Goat
Reduced frequencies

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

Taken from 1958 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk


03.01.62
E
13RT
9RT
7RT
 
WN
6RT
6RT
8RT

ALEXANDRA PARK Victoria - FORTY HILL The Goat
West Green (WG) garage closes - allocation transferred to Wood Green.

RT4354 Church St - Enfield Town

© Jim Blake


27.02.63
E
16RT+
14RT
10RT
    1RT/217    

ALEXANDRA PARK Victoria - FORTY HILL The Goat
Wood Green (WN) allocation withdrawn.

07.09.68
E
8RT
7RT
6RT

TURNPIKE LANE STN - FORTY HILL The Goat
Withdrawn between Turnpike Lane and Alexandra Park - replaced by new flat fare route W2.

18.09.71
E
9SMS
6SMS
4DMS

TURNPIKE LANE STN - FORTY HILL
Converted to OPO operation

Extended from Forty Hill to Carterhatch

 

SMS206

 


06.01.73
E
9SMS
6SMS
4DMS

TURNPIKE LANE STN  -  CARTERHATCH
Extended from Forty Hill to Carterhatch


24.10.76
E101+
9DMS
7DMS
4DMS

TURNPIKE LANE STN  -  CARTERHATCH
Converted to dd operation on Mon-Sat in line with Sunday operation.

27.09.80
E101+
12DMS
8DMS
5DMS

TURNPIKE LANE STN - Forty Hill - Carterhatch Lane - Hertford Road - Bell Lane - Brimsdown Avenue - BRIMSDOWN STATION :- Green Street - Hertford Road - PONDERS END Enfield Garage (garage journeys)
Extended from Forty Hill to Brimsdown.

30.12.81
E101+
12M
8M
5M

TURNPIKE LANE STN - BRIMSDOWN STATION :- - PONDERS END Enfield Garage (garage journeys)
Type change.

02.11.85
E101+
7M
5M
4M

TURNPIKE LANE STN - CARTERHATCH
Withdrawn between Carterhatch and Brimsdown - replaced by revised Route 191.

06.06.87
E101+
7M
5M
5M

TURNPIKE LANE STN - CARTERHATCH (Mon-Sat):- Great Cambridge Road - Bullsmoor Lane - WALTHAM CROSS (Suns)
Sunday extended from Carterhatch to Waltham Cross to partly compensate for 217 withdrawal on this day.

01.04.89
E101+
6M
5M
6M
London Buses was divided into 12 business units - in preparation for sell-off

02.06.90
PB161+
11M
12M
6M
Contract reassigned to London Northern (PB)

TURNPIKE LANE STN - CARTERHATCH
Sunday withdrawn between Carterhatch and Waltham Cross.

 

 

M1235 Enfield Town

 


26.10.94
PB161+
11M
12M
6M
London Northern purchased by MTL

TURNPIKE LANE STN - CARTERHATCH
New operator

 

MW20 MTL London livery at Enfield Town

 


04.07.98
PB161+
6DML
5DML
6DML
 
EM
1M
--
--
MTL

TURNPIKE LANE STN - Enfield Town - ENFIELD CHASE STATION
Withdrawn between Enfield Town and Carterhatch and diverted instead to Enfield Chase Station. The withdrawn section of route covered by Route 191.

SCHOOLDAY ONLY contract started - 1 journey in each peak between Turnpike Lane and Kingsmead School Enfield worked by Leaside

Leaside Travel M1320
DMS24 Enfield Chase

07.06.03
PB181+
7TP
7TP
5TP

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD CHASE STATION
Converted to low floor double deck - Leaside school journeys withdrawn.

TP427

 

TP427 Enfield Town

 


12.12.05
PB181+
7TP
7TP
5TP

TURNPIKE LANE STN - ENFIELD TOWN
Due to problems at Enfield Chase stand - cut back to Enfield Town
Date reinstated to Enfield Chase not known ?

 

Strange visitor S12 Enfield Town

© Peter Horrex

 


07.06.08
NP
6DN
6DN
4DN
Contract reassigned to First London

TURNPIKE LANE  -  ENFIELD CHASE
Route restored to Enfield Chase - date unknown

 

DN33353 Turnpike Lane

 


31.03.12
NP
6DN
6DN
4DN
Contract novated to Go Ahead
operations remain the same

TURNPIKE LANE  -  ENFIELD CHASE
New operator


 

EN7 Enfield Chase

 


07.06.13
NP
6DN
6DN
4DN

TURNPIKE LANE  -  ENFIELD CHASE
Contract renewal


December 2013
NP201+
6EN
6EN
4EN

TURNPIKE LANE  -  ENFIELD CHASE
Running number now shown on vehicles

09.06.18
PB161+
7TE
7TE
5TE
Contract reassigned

TURNPIKE LANE  -  ENFIELD CHASE
Contract reassigned to Metroline (PB)

TE1317 seen on the first day of Metroline operation at
Great Cambridge Road / White Hart Lane

©  Adam Matthews

 

 

Operating Garages

E Enfield
Changeover point Great Cambridge Road / Southbury Road or garage journeys from Brimsdown (1980 - 1985)

PB Potters Bar
Changeover at TURNPIKE LANE STN

Sunday at PB Garage running dead from Enfield Chase

NP Northumberland Park
Changeover at Turnpike Lane Station

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Thursday, 19.08.21