Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.11.68
HL
12MBS
9MBS
4MBS

GREENFORD Red Lion - Ruislip Road East - Greenford Avenue - Drayton Bridge Road - Sutherland Road - Sutherland Avenue - The Avenue - Gordon Road - Haven Green - Ealing Broadway - Uxbridge Road - Hanwell Broadway - Boston Road - Boston Manor Road - Half Acre - BRENTFORD County Court
NEW FLAT FARE SERVICE : replaced Route 211 and Route 83 between Ealing and Brentford


Route E1 map at January 1970
Taken from January 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
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17.05.70
HL
12MBS+
9MBS
4MBS
    1MBS/E2    

GREENFORD Red Lion - Half Acre then BRENTFORD County Court (Mon-Sat / Suns except 1100 - 2100) or London Road - SYON PARK (Suns 1100 - 2100 )
Sunday service extended from Brentford to Syon Park between 1100 and 2100

MBS564 seen at Ealing Broadway Stn heading for Syon Park

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07.12.75
HL
14DMS
10DMS
4DMS

GREENFORD Red Lion - Half Acre then BRENTFORD County Court (Mon-Sat / Suns except 1100 - 2100) or London Road - SYON PARK (Suns 1100 - 2100 )
Converted to double deck operation.

31.03.79
HL51+
12DMS
9DMS
5DMS

GREENFORD Red Lion - BRENTFORD County Court
Sunday extension to Syon Park withdrawn.

DMS1957 Ealing Broadway

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17.01.81
HL51+
12M
9M
5M

GREENFORD Red Lion - BRENTFORD County Court
Converted from DMS to Metrobus operation

M494 seen on a rare short working at Haven Green

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10.11.90
HL51+
RW/5M
RW
RW

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Withdrawn between Ealing Broadway and Brentford - the withdrawn section replaced by new E8. The route was converted to minibus operation (RW) and operated jointly with Routes E2 and E8 except for the Mon-Fri peak service which retained full double deck operation with Metrobus.
The service was marketed under the name of E-LINE.

07.09.91
HL51+
RW
RW
RW

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Metrobus operation withdrawn.

RW87 Haven Green

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30.11.91
HL51+
RW/5M
RW
RW

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Metrobus operation reintroduced.

06.02.93
HL
RW
RW
RW
 
ON
5M
--
--

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Double deck peak operation transferred to Alperton (ON)

LA52 Greenford stand LA52 Greenford stand

27.03.93
G
RW
RW
RW
 
ON
5dd
--
--

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Hanwell (HL) closed - allocation moved to Greenford (G)


24.05.97
G
5LA/LN
5LA/LN
DM

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
Commencement of new Contract - MS converted to double deck operation and Sun converted to low floor operation jointly operated with Route E3

DML644 Ealing Broadway Station London Bus Lines livery DML644 seen on a Sunday working at Haven Green

25.05.02
G
6TN
6TN
5TN

GREENFORD Red Lion - EALING BROADWAY STN
New Contract - and converted to low floor double deck operation including Sundays.

TN32994 Haven Green TN32994 Haven Green

30.05.09
G
7DN
5DN
5DN

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
New contract with new buses

DN33609 Greenford stand

 

DN33609 Greenford stand


22.06.13
G
7TE
5TE
5TE
Contract novated to Metroline West Ltd

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
New operator
TE1745 Haven Green

 

TE1745 Haven Green

© Jack Marian



31.05.14
WS231+
7EH
5EH
5EH
New contract with Abellio
operating from Hayes (WS)

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
New operator
Enviro 2451 Greenford Broadway

 

Enviro 2451 Greenford Broadway

© Jack Marian



19.08.16
WS231+
7EH
5EH
5EH
Night service
WS241+
--
2EH
2EH

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
Fri and Sat night service added

2527 Greenford

Abellio London 2527 Greenford

© Aubrey Morandarte


29.07.17
AB231+
8EH
5EH
5EH
Night service
AB241+
--
2EH
2EH

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
Allocation moved to new garage at Bridge Road, Southall ( AB )

01.06.19
AB231+
8EH
5EH
5EH
Night service
AB241+
--
2EH
2EH

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
Contract extended for two years

 

Taken from 2019 map drawn by Mike Harris
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13.07.20
GW231+
8EH
5EH
5EH
Night service
GW231+
--
2EH
2EH

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
Southall (AB) allocation moved to Great Western (GW)

11.04.20
GW231+
8EH
5EH
5EH

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
Due to Covid weekend only night service suspended

06.06.20
GW201+
8EH
5EH
5EH

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
Running number sequence changed

29.05.21
AV841+
8ADH
7ADH
5ADH
RATP logo Contract reassigned

GREENFORD BROADWAY - EALING BROADWAY STN
New operator

ADH45033 Greenford stand

© Anthony Moore


Operating Garages

AV Hounslow
Crew Changeover point at Ealing Broadway and Greenford stand

AB Southall
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

GW Southall
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

HL Hanwell
Crew Changeover point outside garage

G Greenford
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

WS Hayes
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

ON Alperton
Crew Changeover n/a spreadover buses

Live visual

 

 

 

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