Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
28.10.89
GM131+
2M
2M
2M

FINSBURY PARK STATION - Highbury Barn - Highbury Corner - Upper Street   - Islington  -  Roseberry Avenue  -  Bloomsbury - Trafalgar Square - Piccadilly Circus - Knightsbridge - Sloane Square - Battersea - CLAPHAM JUNC. Boutflower Road
Meal reliefs were taken at Victoria Bus Station - buses running dead from Trafalgar Square or CHELSEA Cheyne Walk hence the latter display on the blind.

17.07.93
SW291+
2M
2M
2M

FINSBURY PARK  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Gillingham Street (GM) closed - allocation transferred to Stockwell (SW)

M1357 Aldwych

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27.06.97
SW291+
2M
2M
2M

FINSBURY PARK STATION - Highbury Barn - Highbury Corner - Upper Street,Islington  -  Roseberry Avenue - Bloomsbury - Shaftesbury Avenue - Piccadilly Circus - Knightsbridge - Sloane Square - Battersea - CLAPHAM JUNCTION. Boutflower Road
Rerouted between Cambridge Circus and Piccadilly Circus direct via Shaftesbury Avenue instead of Charing Cross Road and Trafalgar Square

29.04.00
BN81+
6M
7M
7M

FINSBURY PARK  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Start of new contract with Arriva (BN).
The night duties started at about 2030 working Route 19 beforehand - thus crew and OPO on Route 19 at the same time.

2002 ?
BN81+
6DLA
7DLA
7DLA

FINSBURY PARK  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Converted to low floor operation.

31.03.12
SW561+
4WVL
8WVL
8WVL

FINSBURY PARK  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
New contract awarded to London General (SW)

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
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28.03.15
SW561+
4WVL
8WVL
8WVL

FINSBURY PARK  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Running time revised

01.04.17
AR301+
4HV
8HV
8HV
Contract reassigned

FINSBURY PARK  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
New operator

24.03.18
AR301+
4HV
6HV
6HV

FINSBURY PARK  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Weekend frequency reduction

HV327 Piccadilly Circus

© Aubrey Morandarte


02.04.22
AR301+
4HV
6HV
6HV

FINSBURY PARK  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Contract extended for two years

PROPOSAL FOR 2023

Rerouted at Knightsbridge via South Kensington instead of Sloane Square replacing part of withdrawn N14

 

Garages

GM Gillingham Street
Meal reliefs taken at Victoria

SW Stockwell
Route 19 first half - meal relief at SW - N19 second half - some duties early am changed to Route 19 at Finsbury Park

BN Brixton
Meal reliefs taken at ?

AR Tottenham
All duties either start or finish as Route 19
A few journeys are operated by buses off Route 19 start or finish