Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
AD
6LTL
6LTL
6LTL
double deck section  
2LT
2LT
--

ARNOS GROVE STATION - Bowes Road - Oakleigh Road South - Whetstone - Totteridge Stn - Totteridge lane - Highwood Hill - Lawrence Street - Mill Hill Broadway - Bunns Lane - Woodcroft Avenue - Watling Avenue - BURNT OAK Edgware Road
Double deck section ARNOS GROVE - WHETSTONE
( Mon-Sat journeys )

Route had previously been numbered 551

Taken from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
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17.04.35
AD
6LTL
6LTL
6LTL

ARNOS GROVE - BURNT OAK
Double deck section withdrawn

27.05.36
AD
6LTL
6LTL
6LTL
 
EW
--
1T
--

ARNOS GROVE - BURNT OAK
Saturday Edgware (EW) running introduced

24.03.37
AD
6LTL
6LTL
9LTL

ARNOS GROVE - BURNT OAK
Saturday Edgware (EW) running withdrawn

07.06.39
EW
6LTL
6LTL
6LTL

ARNOS GROVE - BURNT OAK
Palmers Green (AD) withdrawn in favour of Edgware (EW)

11.06.41
EW
6LTL
6LTL
5LTL
 
MH
3LTL
3LTL
4LTL

ARNOS GROVE - BURNT OAK
Daily Muswell Hill (MH) allocation introduced

29.10.41
EW
--
--
4LTL
 
MH
9LTL
9LTL
3LTL

ARNOS GROVE - BURNT OAK
Mon-Sat Edgware (EW) withdrawn

28.10.42
MH
9LTL
9LTL
7LTL

ARNOS GROVE - BURNT OAK
Sunday only Edgware (EW) withdrawn

13.02.46
MH
9LTL
9LTL
9LTL

ARNOS GROVE - BURNT OAK
See times below


13.04.49
MH
9TD
9TD
9TD
2LTL

ARNOS GROVE - BURNT OAK
Convert to TD type

26.10.49
MH
9TD
9TD
9TD

BURNT OAK  -  ARNOS GROVE
LTL type withdrawn

14.05.52
MH
9TD
9TD
11TD

BURNT OAK  -  ARNOS GROVE
Summer schedule introduced


06.05.53
MH
9TD
6RF
3TD
11TD

BURNT OAK  -  ARNOS GROVE
Saturday RF introduced.

07.10.53
MH
9TD
8RF
1TD
5RF
4TD

BURNT OAK  -  ARNOS GROVE
RF introduced on Sundays - (not needed for 210)

19.05.54
MH
9TD
4TD
5RF
11TD

BURNT OAK  -  ARNOS GROVE
Sunday RF needed for Route 210 - this pattern continued until 1957

01.05.57
MH
9RF
9RF
8RF

BURNT OAK  -  ARNOS GROVE
Converted to RF on a daily basis - TD withdrawn.

30.04.58
MH
9RF
7RF
7RF

BURNT OAK  -  ARNOS GROVE
Weekend PVR reductions


27.02.63
EW
9RF
7RF
5RF

BURNT OAK  -  ARNOS GROVE
Allocation transferred to Edgware (EW)


20.11.63
EW
9RF
7RF
4RF

ARNOS GROVE STN - BURNT OAK - EDGWARE (Sun jnys)
Sunday garage journeys extended from Burnt Oak to Edgware.


27.01.65
EW
11RFo
9RFo
5RFo

BURNT OAK  -  ARNOS GROVE
Converted to One Person Operation.

07.09.68
EW
14RFo
7RFo
4RFo

ARNOS GROVE STN - BURNT OAK (Suns) - EDGWARE (Sun jnys) Stonegrove - Canons Circus - STANMORE STN ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat extended from Burnt Oak to Stanmore replacing withdrawn section of Route 245.

RF445 Highwood Hill

 

 

RF445 seen at Highwood Hill

© Lee Rose

 

 


19.07.69
EW
14RFo
6RFo
4RFo

ARNOS GROVE STN - BURNT OAK (Suns) - EDGWARE (Sun jnys) Stonegrove - Canons Circus - STANMORE STN ( Mon-Sat )
New schedule

17.06.72
EW
12RFo
5RFo
4RFo

ARNOS GROVE STN - BURNT OAK (Suns) - EDGWARE (Sun jnys) - STANMORE STN ( Mon-Sat )
New schedule

RF354 Arnos Grove

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03.01.77
EW101+
12BL
5BL
4BL

ARNOS GROVE STN - BURNT OAK (Suns) - EDGWARE (Sun jnys) - STANMORE STN ( Mon-Sat )
RF type replaced by BL.

 

BL1 Mill Hill Broadway

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04.09.82
EW101+
8BL
4BL
--

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE (Mon-Sat evgs) - STANMORE STN (MS except evenings)
Sunday service withdrawn
Mon-Sat evening service service withdrawn between Edgware and Stanmore.

25.07.87
EW101+
8BL
4BL
--

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE (mon-Sat evenings) - STANMORE CHURCH (MS except evgs)
Mon-Sat extended from Stanmore Station to Stanmore Church.

24.02.90
EW101+
9BL
5BL
--

Rerouted to double run via Edgware Station - journeys towards Stanmore were made prominent with black on yellow blinds.

10.11.90
EW101+
10DT
7DT
--

ARNOS GROVE STN - STANMORE CHURCH (Mon-Sat)
Evening service extended from Edgware to Stanmore and converted from BL to DT operation.

DT96 turning right into Stonegrove from Station Road

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05.09.92
EW101+
10DR
7DR
2DR

ARNOS GROVE STN (Mon-Sat) - EDGWARE (Sun except evgs) - STANMORE CHURCH** (Mon-Sat/ Sun except evgs)
** Buses arriving at Stanmore between 0830 - 0900 continue via Elm Park College before terminating
** Buses departing Stanmore between 1615 - 1645 also operate via Elm Park College
Sunday service introduced between Edgware and Stanmore - and Elm Park College journeys introduced.

 

DR91 Totteridge Lane

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03.07.93
EW861+
8DR
8DR
--

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Edgware and Stanmore - replaced by re-routed 142.
Sunday service withdrawn.

30.01.94
EW921+
8SR
8SR
--

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN ( Mon-Sat )
Star Rider minibus type introduced. ( I am not sure this is the introduction date but it is the first time mentioned in the official allocation book )

SR58 Burnt Oak Station

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31.08.96
EW921+
8sd
7sd
3sd

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN
Sunday service introduced and low floor operation.


01.09.01
EW301+
8EDR
7EDR
3EDR
New timetable introduced

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN
Running number sequence change

ED33 Mill Hill Broadway Station

 

 

 

 

 

A  late running ED33 seen at Mill Hill Broadway

 

 


04.09.04
NW201+
9DLD
9DLD
5DLD

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN
Allocation moved to North Wembley (NW)

DLD127 Whetstone

 

 

DLD127 Oakleigh Road North, Whetstone


02.09.06
NW201+
11DLD
12DLD
7DLD

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN
Renewal of contract.

DLD141 Arnos Grove

 

DLD141 Arnos Grove

 


04.07
NW251+
11MM
12MM
7MM

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN
Start of phased conversion to new Evolution type buses.

MM780 approaches the Rising Sun at Highwood Hill


30.05.09
W201+
10DE
10DE
6DE

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN
North Wembley (NW) closure - allocation moved to Cricklewood (W)

DE1027 Egware

DE1027 Edgware

 


03.09.11
BT301+
12DE
9DE
6DE
Contract reassigned

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN
New contract

 

 

DE59 Arnos Grove

 


29.04.14
BT301+
12DE
9DE
6DE
London Sovereign ( Transdev ) taken over by RATP

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STN
New operator

03.09.16
BT301+
13DE
10DE
6DE

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STATION
Contract renewal with existing buses

DE62 turns into Edgware Station

01.09.18
BT301+
13DE
12DE
6DE

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STATION
Out stationed at Parr Road, Canons Park but buses still refuelled at Edgware (BT)

04.09.21
BT301+
13DE
10DE
6DE

ARNOS GROVE STN - EDGWARE STATION
Contract renewal

Operating Garages

MH Muswell Hill
Changeover point ?

AD Palmers Green
Changeover point  Arnos Grove

EW Edgware
Changeover point at garage

When route went direct to Stanmore changeover was at Masons Arms

NW North Wembley
Changeover point  Edgware ?

W Cricklewood
Changeover point  Edgware ?

BT Edgware
Changeover point at garage

 

 


© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Sunday, 05.09.21