Route History

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GOLDERS GREEN STATION - North End Road - Jack Straws Castle - Heath Street - High Street Hampstead - Rosslyn Hill - Belsize Avenue - Belsize Park - Buckland Crescent - College Crescent - Swiss Cottage - Finchley Road - FINCHLEY ROAD LT STATION
NEW ROUTE serving new Roads in Hampstead and Belsize Park.


 

 

 

MBS660 Golders Green

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10th April 1976

1976 map drawn by Mike Harris
Taken from1976 map drawn by Mike Harris
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24.04.76
W171+
6SM
5SM
5SM

GOLDERS GREEN  -  FINCHLEY ROAD STN
MB type replaced by SM.

SM6 Golders Green

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21.03.77
W171+
6SMD
5SMD
5SMD

GOLDERS GREEN  -  FINCHLEY ROAD STN
SM type replaced by SMD

05.02.78
W171+
6LS
5LS
5LS

GOLDERS GREEN  -  FINCHLEY ROAD STN
SMD type replaced by Leyland Nationals

 

 

LS109 Heath Street, Hampstead


31.05.86
LC
MBM
MBM
MBM

GOLDERS GREEN STN  -  FINCHLEY ROAD LT Station
Operation transferred to London Country North West operating from Scratchwood Services under contract to LRT. Marketed as the "Hampstead Hopper"

MBM9

MBM9 Swiss Cottage

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03.06.89
NA1+
5midi
5midi
4midi
Contract reassigned

GOLDERS GREEN STN  -  FINCHLEY ROAD LT Station

Contract awardwd to R&I coaches operating from a base at North Acton
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Dennis Dart 239 Belsize Park

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26.10.94
NA1+
5DT
5DT
4DT
R & I Coaches purchased by MTL London

 

 

 

MV252 Golders Green

 

 

 


03.07.98
NA11+
5DC
5DC
5DC
MTL London Northern purchased by Metroline

21.11.98
NA1+
6DP
6DP
9DP

GOLDERS GREEN STN - FINCHLEY ROAD Sainsbury's Superstore
Extended from Station to Sainsbury's along Finchley Road.

Taken from 1998 leaflet announcing extension at Finchley Road
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23.09.00
HR1+
6DT
6DT
8DT

GOLDERS GREEN STN - FINCHLEY ROAD Sainsbury's Superstore
North Acton base closed - operation transferred to Harlesden.

 

 

DR92 Golders Green

 


03.02.01
PB221+
8DLD
8DLD
8DLD

GOLDERS GREEN STN - FINCHLEY ROAD Sainsbury's Superstore
HR allocation moved to Potters bar (PB)

02.02.02
NW121+
6DLD
6DLD
6DLD

GOLDERS GREEN STN - FINCHLEY ROAD Sainsbury's Superstore
Potters bar (PB) allocation moved to North Wembley (NW)

04.09.04
PV101+
6DLD
6DLD
8DLD

GOLDERS GREEN STN - FINCHLEY ROAD Sainsbury's Superstore
North Wembley (NW) moved to Perivale (PV)

 

DLD182 seen in Belsize Avenue and unusually working a short journey to assist in time keeping

 


10.06.06
GR201+
6VDL
6VDL
6VDL
Contract reassigned to Arriva The Shires (GR)

GOLDERS GREEN STN - FINCHLEY ROAD Sainsbury's Superstore
New operator


08.06.13
GR201+
6VDL
6VDL
6VDL

GOLDERS GREEN STN - FINCHLEY ROAD Sainsbury's Superstore
Contract renewal

 

 

 

 

3719 Golders Green

 

 

 


29.10.16
GR201+
6VDL
6VDL
6VDL
Officially transfered with Arriva to
Arriva London North

GOLDERS GREEN STN - FINCHLEY ROAD O2 Centre
New management

09.06.18
W331+
6DE
6DE
6DE
Contract reassigned

GOLDERS GREEN STN - FINCHLEY ROAD O2 Centre
Contract reassigned to Metroline (W)

DE1015 leaving the 02 centre at Finchley Road

© Aubrey Morandarte

Operating Garages

W Cricklewood
Changeover at Golders Green

LC Scratchwood
Changeover at Golders Green

RI North Acton
Changeover at Golders Green

PB Potters Bar
Changeover at Golders Green

NW North Wembley
Changeover at Golders Green

PV Perivale
Changeover at Golders Green

GR Watford
Changeover at Golders Green

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Saturday, 18.09.21