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Withdrawn between Waltham Cross and Upshire and school journeys renumbered 617 and 629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

WALTHAM CROSS  -  ENFIELD TOWN
Sunday converted to midibus and service reduced because of the introduction of parallel Route 217 on Sunday.

 

 

 

MW30 Enfield Town

 

 

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

WALTHAM CROSS  -  ENFIELD TOWN|
New operator

 

 

DMS9 Waltham Cross Bus Station

 

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

WALTHAM CROSS  -  ENFIELD TOWN|
New operator

M1250 Enfield Town

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

DLA130 Waltham Cross

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

 


29.03.14
E51+
5DLA
8DLA
3DLA

WALTHAM CROSS  -  ENFIELD TOWN|
Contract renewal

DW404 Waltham Cross Bus Station

© Aubrey Morandarte

30.03.19
PB301+
5TE
5TE
5TE
Contract reassigned

WALTHAM CROSS  -  ENFIELD TOWN
New Operator

VW1822 Monarch;s Way, Waltham Cross

© Samuel Letsu

13.06.20
PB301+
5TE
5TE
5TE

WALTHAM CROSS  -  ENFIELD TOWN
New schedules

VMH2543 Cecil Road

VMH2543 Cecil Road, Enfield Town

© Edward S

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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

Live visual

 

 

Current Map

Taken from 2021 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Thursday, 29.04.21