Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
16.08.87
 
dd
dd
dd
NEW NUMBER for previous 217B

ENFIELD TOWN - Great Cambridge Road - Bullsmoor Lane - WALTHAM CROSS (Suns) Waltham Abbey - Ninefields - UPSHIRE (MS/Sun late jny)

02.07.88
E1+
5M
4M
2M
Temporary contract awarded to Leaside as Sampsons performance had been unsatisfactory
03.09.88
E1+
5M
4M
2M

ENFIELD TOWN - Great Cambridge Road - Bullsmoor Lane - WALTHAM CROSS (Suns) Waltham Abbey - Ninefields - UPSHIRE ( Mon-Sat / Sun late journey )
SDO journeys introduced between Ignatius College and PALMERS GREEN GARAGE via 217 and 29

02.09.89
E1+
5M
3M
2M

ENFIELD TOWN - Great Cambridge Road - Bullsmoor Lane - WALTHAM CROSS (Suns) Waltham Abbey - Ninefields - UPSHIRE ( Mon-Sat / Sun late journey )
School journeys revised
WALTHAM CROSS - Great Cambridge Road - Enfield Town - Winchmore Hill - PALMERS GREEN GARAGE and additional journeys -:
WALTHAM CROSS - Great Cambridge Road then via 217 to TURNPIKE LANE STATION

26.03.94
PB141+
3M
4M
3M
Contract transferred to
MTL Northern (PB).

WALTHAM CROSS BUS STATION - ENFIELD TOWN Little Park Gardens
Withdrawn between Waltham Cross and Upshire and school journeys renumbered 617 and 629
Allocation moved to Potters Bar

10.09.94
PB141+
3M
4M
1MW

Sunday converted to midibus and service reduced because of the introduction of parallel Route 217 on Sunday.

MW30 Enfield Town

 

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Single Deck download

26.10.94
PB141+
3M
4M
1MW
London Northern purchased by MTL

DMS9 Waltham Cross Bus Station

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Single Deck download

03.07.98
PB141+
3M
4M
1MW
MTL purchased by Metroline

 

M1250 Enfield Town

 

 

TA114 Great Cambridge Road

 

27.03.99
PB141+
3DML
4DML
2DML

WALTHAM CROSS  -  ENFIELD TOWN
Start of new contract and converted to low floor s/d

 

DML535 Waltham Cross Bus Station

 

27.03.04
E51+
5DLA
6DLA
3DLA
New contract commenced with Arriva and convertd to double deck operation.

WALTHAM CROSS  -  ENFIELD TOWN
Start of new contract

 

DLA191 Waltham Cross stand

 


28.03.09
E51+
5DLA
8DLA
3DLA

WALTHAM CROSS  -  ENFIELD TOWN|
C
ontract renewal

 

In recent years the any double decker will do policy has been adopted as exampled here by VLW123

 


Extracted from 2012 Arriva Map ( click map to enlarge )
The Greater London Bus Map
29.03.14
E51+
5DLA
8DLA
3DLA

Contract renewal

 

The DLP class is on the way out but DLP89 was captured here at Enfield Town before the end

 

  DW404 Waltham Cross Bus Station
30.03.19
PB301+
5TE
5TE
5TE
Contract reassigned

WALTHAM CROSS  -  ENFIELD TOWN
New Operator

TE1433 Southbury

 

 

Operating Garages

E Ponders End
Changeover point ?

PB Potters Bar
Changeover point Waltham Cross
SUN reliefs taken at garage running light from Waltham Cross or Enfield Town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2019
Date of edit   Friday, 12.04.19