Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
09.09.72
E41+
3FS
3FS
3FS

SOUTHGATE STATION - The Bourne - Bourne Hill - Highlands Hospital - Grange Park - ENFIELD TOWN
New OPO minibus route

FS20 Enfield Town

 

FS20 is seen in Enfield showing an FY garage plate

 


08.06.75
E41+
3FS
3FS
3FS

SOUTHGATE STATION - The Bourne - Fox Lane - Cranley Gardens - Bourne Hill - Highlands Hospital - Grange Park - ENFIELD TOWN
Diverted via Fox Lane and Cranley Gardens between The Bourne and Bourne Hill.

Scanned from Jan 76 red book

05.12.76
E41+
3BS
3BS
3BS

SOUTHGATE - ENFIELD TOWN
FS type replaced by Bristol BS

25.07.81
E41+
3BL
3BL
3BL

SOUTHGATE - ENFIELD TOWN
BS type replaced by Bristol BL

24.04.82
E41+
4BL
4BL
--

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY - Bounds Green - Southgate - Bourne Hill - Highlands Hospital - Grange Park - ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Sat)
Extended from Southgate to Muswell Hill part replacing withdrawn Route 244
Sunday withdrawn

13.07.85
EN
sd
sd
--
Route transferred  to Eastern National
under LRT tendering process

MUSWELL HILL - ENFIELD TOWN ( Mon-Sat )
New operator

05.03.89
EN
sd
sd
sd

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat ) - SOUTHGATE ( Sun pm ) - ENFIELD TOWN ( Mon-Sat - Sun pm )
Sunday pm service added between Enfield Town and Southgate

29.07.90
PE
sd
sd
sd
Route transferred  to Thamesway under LRT tendering process

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Mon-Sat ) - SOUTHGATE ( Sun pm ) - ENFIELD TOWN ( Mon-Sat - Sun pm )
Jointly operated with Route 379 from Ponders End depot

Thamesway 257 still shows sign of previous operator

 

Thamesway 257 still shows sign of previous operator

 


01.02.92
PE
sd
sd
sd

SOUTHGATE STATION - Bourne Hill - Highlands Hospital - Grange Park - Enfield Town - Baker Street - Parsonage Lane - Lavender Hill - CHASE FARM HOSPITAL
Withdrawn between Southgate and Muswell Hill - this section replaced by New Route 299
Extended from Enfield Town to Chase Farm Hospital and now runs all day on Sunday

 

 

303 at Southgate

 


26.10.96
PE
sd
sd
sd

SOUTHGATE STATION - High Street - Southgate Circus - The Bourne - Fox Lane - Cranley Gardens - Bourne Hill - Hoppers Road - Winchmore Hill - Wades Hill - Green Dragon Lane - World's End Lane - Highlands Avenue - Newsholme Avenue - Pennington Drive (west arm) - Tresilian Avenue - World's End Lane - Green Dragon Lane - Cadogan Gardens - Vera Avenue - The Grangeway - Old Park Ridings - Old Park Avenue - Church Street - Enfield - The Town - Silver Street - Baker Street - Parsonage Lane - Holtwhite's Hill - Lavender Hill - Hunters Way - CHASE FARM HOSPITAL
Rerouted to serve Highlands Village

26.06.98
NP201+
7midi
6midi
2midi
Contract reassigned to Capital Citybus

SOUTHGATE  - CHASE FARM HOSPITAL
New operator

Optare 627 Highlands Hospital

 

Optare 627 Highlands Hospital ?

 


04.03.00
PB281+
7EDR
7EDR
4EDR
Contract reassigned

SOUTHGATE - CHASE FARM HOSPITAL
New contract commenced with Metroline operating from Potters Bar Garage (PB)

EDR28 Southgate Station

 

EDR28 Southgate

 


02.07.05
PB251+
8DML
7DML
4DML

SOUTHGATE - CHASE FARM HOSPITAL
Fixed stops introduced at Highlands Village

DML534 Enfield Town

 

 

DML534 Enfield Town

 


06.02.10
PB251+
8DMS
7DMS
4DMS

SOUTHGATE - CHASE FARM HOSPITAL
Contract renewal

Town Centre 2014

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk


07.02.15
PB251+
8DEM
8DEM
4DEM

SOUTHGATE STATION - CHASE FARM HOSPITAL
Contract extended for two years

DEM1351 Southgate

 

DEM1351 Southgate

 


04.02.17
SM41+
7MMC
7MMC
3MMC
logo NEW CONTRACT and new buses

CHASE FARM HOSPITAL - SOUTHGATE STATION
New operator

 

AE23 rests at Chase Farm

 


08.06.19
SM41+
7MMC
7MMC
3MMC

CHASE FARM HOSPITAL  -  SOUTHGATE STATION
New schedule, meal reliefs now at Southgate

AE27 Cecil Road, Enfield Town

AE27 Cecil Road, Enfield Town

© Edward S

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Garages

E Ponders End
Crew Changeover point at Enfield Town

PE Ponders End
Crew Changeover point at Enfield Town

NP Northumberland Park
Crew Changeover point at Enfield Town

PB Potters bar
Crew Changeover point at garage - buses running out of service from Chase Farm Hospital

SM South Mimms
Crew Changeover point at Chase Farm Hospital
From 8.6.19 at Southgate Station

Live visual

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Saturday, 13.11.21