Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
16.10.87
GG
LX
LX
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CHINGFORD STATION - Kings Head Hill - Sewardstone Road - YARDELY LANE ESTATE (MS)
Route 179A  renumbered - and passed to grey Green under LRT tendering process.
Operated by Grey Green with Leyland Lynx vehicles

 

05.03.89
PE
midi
midi
midi

CHINGFORD STATION - Kings Head Hill - Drysdale Avenue - Hawkswood Crescent - YARDLEY LANE ESTATE then loop via Sewardstone Road - Boardman Avenue - Yardley Lane - Antlers Hill - Sewardstone Road
Operation passed to Eastern National
Converted to Minibus operation and transferred from Grey Green to Eastern National operating from their Ponders End base jointly with Route W9.
Rerouted in Chingford via Drysedale Avenue and Hawkswood Crescent instead of Kings Head Hill and Sewardstone Road
. Also extended at YLE via Boardman Avenue - Antlers Hill - and Yardley Lane

29.07.90
PE
sd
sd
sd
New Contract commenced

306 Chingford Station

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26.09.98
PE
1sd
1sd
1sd
Route and garage transferred to First Capital.

03.02.01
NP241
1sd
1sd
1sd

Reallocated from Ponders End to Northumberland Park (NP)

571 Chingford Station

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09.03.02
NP241+
2MM
2MM
1MM

Service increase and earlier/later buses

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12.06.04
NP
1sd
1sd
1sd

New low floor single deck introduced

DMS41349 Chingford Station

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First London download

10.03.07
EC221+
2PDL
2PDL
2PDL
Contract reassigned

PDL72 Chingford Station

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10.03.12
LV221+
2PDL
2PDL
2PDL

EC allocation moved to Lea Valley (LV)

05.10.13
E41+
2ENS
2ENS
2ENS

Allocation moved to Enfield (E)

 

EN37 Chingford Green

© Lawrence Living


11.03.17
NP1+
2sd
2sd
2sd
Contract reassigned

Metrobus 231  represents London General at ths time

©  Lawrence living

 

 

Operating Garages

Grey Green Stamford Hill
Crew changeover point at Chingford Station

PE Ponders End Thamesway
Crew changeover point at Chingford Station ?

NP Northumberland Park
Crew changeover point at Chingford Station

PE Ponders End Thamesway
Crew changeover point at Chingford Station ?

EC Edmonton
Crew changeover point was on Yardley Lane Estate stand.
Drivers use ferry vehicles from the garage.

E Ponders End ( Enfield )
Crew changeover point at Chingford Station