Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
02.02.91
PB231+
10SR
9SR
4SR
NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE marketed as Midilink

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre (MS shopping hours) - Brent Cross flyover - Hendon Way - HENDON CENTRAL STN (MS evgs/Suns) - The Burroughs - Hendon - Church Road - Finchley Lane - Hendon Lane - Regents Park Road - Finchley Central Stn - Nether Street - Argyle Road - Southover - Longland Drive - Totteridge Station - Whetstone - High Road Whetstone - Great North Road - Longmore Avenue - East Barnet Road - NEW BARNET STATION - Meadway - Barnet - Hadley Highstone - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys)

06.01.92
PB231+
10SR
9SR
4SR

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre (MS shopping hours) - - HENDON CENTRAL STN (MS evgs/Suns) - - NEW BARNET STATION - Meadway - Barnet - Hadley Highstone - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys)
One a.m. SDO jny diverted via Kitts End Road - Dancers Hill - Baker Street - Santers Lane - Dugdale Hill Lane - Mutton Lane - Darkes Lane - Potters Bar Station - The Walk - to Potters Bar Garage.

326_SR94 

 

SR94 Hendon Central stand

 

14.03.92
PB231+
10SR
9SR
4SR

SDO jnys a.m. and pm

16.05.92
PB231+
10SR
9SR
4SR

All jnys via Kitts End Road - Dancers Hill - Baker Street - Santers Lane - Dugdale Hill Lane - Mutton Lane - Potters Bar Station - The Walk - High Street to Potters Bar Garage

05.09.92
PB231+
10SR
9SR
4SR

Diverted M-Sat early a.m./late eves/Suns via Great North Road between Potters Bar & High Barnet

03.04.93
PB231+
10SR
9SR
5SR

Withdrawn Suns New Barnet - Potters Bar except garage jnys

15.05.93
PB231+
10MW
9MW
3MW

SR type replaced by MW

30.10.93
PB231+
10MW
9MW
3MW

Diverted S/B via Sawyers Lane instead of Santers Lane in the Dugdale Hill area.

26.10.94
PB231+
10MW
9MW
3MW
London Northern purchased by MTL
326_MW37 

 

MW37 Potters Bar

 


08.10.95
PB231+
9MW
9MW
5MW

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre ( shopping hours) - - HENDON CENTRAL STN (evgs) - - NEW BARNET STATION - Meadway - Barnet - Hadley Highstone - Kitts End - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys) or direct by A1000 at other times.
Sunday extended from Hendon to Brent Cross.

29.11.97
PB231+
9MW
9MW
5MW

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre ( except late evenings) - HENDON CENTRAL STN (late evgs) - - NEW BARNET STATION - Meadway - Barnet - Hadley Highstone - Kitts End - POTTERS BAR GARAGE (MS shopping hours & garage journeys) or direct by A1000 at other times.
Evening service extended from Hendon Central to Brent Cross.

25.07.98
PB231+
9DMS
9DMS
5DMS
MTL was purchased by Metroline on 3.7.98

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre ( except late evenings) - HENDON CENTRAL STN (late evgs) - New Barnet - Station Road - Barnet Hill then bifurcates via Underhill - Mays lane - Dollis Valley Way - Barnet Hill - BARNET The Spires
Extended from New Barnet to The Spires but withdrawn between Barnet and Potters Bar - this section replaced by New Route 383.
Routeing via Meadway
withdrawn in favour of routeing shown - the Dollis Valley Way section replacing Route 385.
New low floor single deckers introduced.

326_DMS25 

 

DMS25 Brent Cross

 

30.11.02
PB231+
10DMS
10DMS
8DMS

BRENT CROSS Shopping Centre - BARNET The Spires
Late evening service extended from Hendon Central to Brent Cross

 326_DLD54

 

DLD54 Brent Cross

 

26.07.03
W301+
14DL
14DL
10DL
metroline logo New Contract commenced and reallocated to Cricklewood (W)



326_DL84 

 

DL84 Brent Cross

 

21.05.05
PA31+
13DML
11DML
11DML
Contract reassigned from Metroline travel to
F E Thorpes and vehicles reallocated to Perivale (PA)
326_DLF104 

 

DLF104 Brent Cross

 

06.01.07
PA31+
13DML
11ML
11DML
metroline logo Contract formally transferred to Metroline Travel.
326_DML35 

 

 

DML35 Station Road - Barnet approaching the Barnet Odeon

 

26.07.08
PA31+
14DE
13DE
11DE
metroline logo Contract renewal
27.07.13
PA31+
14DE
13DE
11DE

Contract extended for two years

326_DE1148 

 

 

DE1148 crosses the Northern Line at Finchley Central

 

25.07.15
BT321+
14DE
14DE
12DE
Contract reassigned
London Sovereign DE20004 YX58DVF  DE1148 is seen climbing the hill to Totteridge & Whetstone Underground station on 25 May 2019.
25.05.19
BT321+
15DE
13DE
9DE

BRENT CROSS  -  BARNET The Spires
Diverted at Finchley northbound direct via Regents Park Road instead of Gravel Hill

326 map 2109
Taken from Mike Harris map dated 15.06.19
Greater London Bus Map


 

 

Operating Garages

PB Potters Bar
Changeovers at garage

W Cricklewood
Changeovers at Brent Cross

PA Perivale
Crew changeover point ?

BT Edgware
Crew changeover point Brent Cross

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2019
Date of edit   Thursday, 30.05.19