Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
19.07.61
SF
36RM
24RM
--

WOOD GREEN Redvers Road - Lordship Lane - Tottenham High Road - Stamford Hill - Stoke Newington - Dalston Junction - SHOREDITCH CHURCH (Sat evgs) Clerkenwell Road - Grays Inn Road - HOLBORN CIRCUS return via Farringdon Road (Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
TROLLEYBUS REPLACEMENT ROUTE FOR 543 & 643

Scanned from 1961 Red Book

31.12.66
SF
27RM
18RM
--
 
WN
6RM
--
--

WOOD GREEN  - SHOREDITCH ( Sat evenings )  -  HOLBORN CIRCUS ( Mon-Fri / Sat except evenings )
Mon-Fri Wood Green (WN) allocation introduced.

24.01.70
SF
16RM
14RM
--
 
WN
6RM
--
--

WOOD GREEN - DALSTON Downham Road (Sat evgs) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
Saturday evenings withdrawn between Dalston and Shoreditch.

13.06.70
SF
16RML
14RML
--
 
WN
6RML
--
--

WOOD GREEN - DALSTON Downham Road (Sat evgs) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
Converted from RM to RML.

04.09.71
AR
6RML
--
--
 
SF
16RML
14RML
--

WOOD GREEN - DALSTON Downham Road (Sat evgs) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
Wood Green (WN) allocation transferred to Tottenham (AR).

04.12.71
AR
11RML
--
--
 
SF
11RML
11RML
2RM
--

WOOD GREEN - DALSTON Downham Road (Sat pm) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat am)
Saturday from 1400 withdrawn between Dalston and Holborn Circus

243 first and last times November 1971

10.03.73
AR191+
11RML
7RML
--
 
SF71+
11RML
6RML
--

WOOD GREEN - DALSTON Downham Road (Sat pm) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat am)
Saturday Tottenham (AR) allocation introduced.

28.10.78
SF71+
19RML
18RML
--

WOOD GREEN - SHOREDITCH (Sat evgs) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
Saturday evenings extended from Dalston to Shoreditch and further extended in the afternoon to Holborn Circus

RM314 Redvers Road, Wood Green

 

RM314 Redvers Road stand

 

31.01.81
AR181+
11RML
7RML
--
 
SF71+
11RML
6RML
--

WOOD GREEN - SHOREDITCH (Sat evgs) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
Tottenham (AR) allocation re-introduced

25.04.81
AR181+
19RML
14RML
--
 
SF71+
--
4RML
--

WOOD GREEN - SHOREDITCH (Sat evgs) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
Mon-Fri Stamford HIll (SF) allocation withdrawn

04.09.82
AR181+
18RML
16RML
--

WOOD GREEN - SHOREDITCH (Sat evgs) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
Stamford HIll (SF) allocation withdrawn.

03.08.85
AR181+
19M
19M
--

WOOD GREEN - SHOREDITCH (Sat evgs) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
ONE PERSON OPERATION

02.11.85
AR181+
16M
19M
--
 
SF71+
3M
--
--

WOOD GREEN - SHOREDITCH (Sat evgs) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
Mon-Fri Stamford HIll (SF) allocation re-introduced.

25.10.86
AR181+
20M
19M
--

WOOD GREEN - SHOREDITCH (Sat evgs) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
Stamford HIll (SF) allocation withdrawn

06.07.91
AR181+
17M
19M
--

WOOD GREEN - OLD STREET STN (Sats) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat early am jnys)
Saturdays withdrawn between Old Street and Holborn Circus except for early journeys.

01.02.92
AR181+
17M
19M
--

WOOD GREEN GARAGE - OLD STREET STN (Sats) - HOLBORN CIRCUS (Mon-Fri/Sat early am jnys)
Revised to terminate at WN Garage instead of Redvers Road.


19.08.00
AR171+
24M/DLA
16M/DLA
11M/DLA

WOOD GREEN GARAGE - OLD STREET STN (Sats/Sun) - Theobalds Road - Holborn - Kingsway - Aldwych - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri)
Mon-Fri diverted at Theobalds Road to Waterloo replacing Red Arrow Route 505.
Sat journeys withdrawn between Old Street and Holborn Circus.
Sunday introduced between Wood Green and Old Street - replacing most of Sunday only 243A.

M1213 working a Saturday duty

 

M1213 is working a Saturday duty to
Old Street Station

 


09.11.02.
AR171+
29DLA
21DLA
15DLA

WOOD GREEN GARAGE - WATERLOO STATION
Sat and Sun extended from Old Street to Waterloo

03.09.05
AR171+
28DLA
22DLA
15DLA
Night service
AR81+
4DLA
4DLA
4DLA

WOOD GREEN GARAGE - WATERLOO STATION
N243 revised to same route as 243 thus renumbered 243 - service now 24 hour,

19.04.08
AR171+
28DLA
22DLA
17DLA
Night service
AR81+
4DLA
5DLA
4DLA

WOOD GREEN GARAGE - WATERLOO STATION
Night service transferred to Wood Green (WN)

 

 

DLA242 seen at Waterloo Bridge performing a short working journey to Lordsip Lane

 

21.08.10
AR171+
30DLA
22DLA
17DLA
Night service
WN1+
4DLA
5DLA
4DLA

WOOD GREEN GARAGE - WATERLOO STATION
Contract renewal

 

 

VLW129 leads a quartet on Waterloo Bridge

 

26.11.11
AR171+
30DLA
22DLA
17DLA
Night service
AR161+
5VLA
5VLA
5VLA

WOOD GREEN GARAGE - WATERLOO STATION
Night service reallocated to Tottenham (AR)

 

 

DW304 shows how destination information has dwindled.

 

22.08.15
AR171+
30DW
22DW
17DW
Night service
AR161+
5DW
5DW
5DW

WOOD GREEN GARAGE - WATERLOO STATION
Contract extened for two years

19.08.17
AR161+
32DW
23DW
19DW
Night service
AR241+
5DW
11DW
11DW

WOOD GREEN  -  WATERLOO ( 24/7 OPERATION )
Contract renewal

HV356 Waterloo Bridge

© Trevor Plackett

 

 

 

 

Operating Garages

WN Wood Green
Changeover point Wood Green.

AR Tottenham
Changeover point Swan

SF Stamford Hill
Changeover point Stamford Hill.