Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
21.06.86
FY21+
12M
12M
12M


VICTORIA - Hyde Park Corner - Marble Arch - Baker Street - Swiss Cottage - Finchley Road - GOLDERS GREEN (Mon-Sat) Finchley - NORTH FINCHLEY (Mon-Sat garage journeys) Whetstone - Longmore Avenue - New Barnet Station - Barnet Church - BARNET Chesterfield Road (Suns)
Route introduced to replace Route 2B between Baker Street and Golders Green and the Sunday Route on Route 26.


M502 with upper case blind at Park Lane

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02.02.91
FY21+
12M/T
12M/T
12M/T

VICTORIA - GOLDERS GREEN :- NORTH FINCHLEY (garage journeys)
Withdrawn between Golders Green and Barnet apart from garage journeys to North Finchley.
The withdrawn section between Barnet Church and Chesterfield Road provided by a diverted Route 84A.

25.05.91
FY21+
14M/T
14M/T
9M/T

VICTORIA - GOLDERS GREEN (Suns): - NORTH FINCHLEY (Mon-Fri except evenings/Sat shop hrs)
A regular Route introduced between Golders Green and North Finchley.

T655 Marble Arch
18.08.91

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30.11.91
FY21+
14M/T
14M/T
10M/T

VICTORIA - GOLDERS GREEN (Mon-Fri evenings/Sat early am/evenings) - NORTH FINCHLEY
(Mon-Fri except evenings/Sat shop hrs/Suns)
Sunday extended all day from Golders Green to North Finchley.

04.12.93
PB81+
18M
21M
15M

VICTORIA - NORTH FINCHLEY
FY garage closed - operation transferred to Potters Bar garage - garage journeys running dead.


26.10.94
PB21+
18M
21M
15M
London Northern purchased by MTL

VICTORIA - NORTH FINCHLEY
New operator

03.07.98
PB21+
18M
21M
15M
MTL London Northern purchased by Metroline

VICTORIA - NORTH FINCHLEY
New operator


09.01
PB81+
20VPL
20VPL
19VPL

VICTORIA - NORTH FINCHLEY
Converted to low floor operation

 

 

VPL215 Finchley Road near Golders Green

 


31.08.02
PB81+
24TPL
23TPL
19TPL


02.04.05
PB71+
23TPL
23TPL
16TPL
Contract renewal

VICTORIA - NORTH FINCHLEY
Contract renewal - running number sequence change but not sure when this started

 

 

TPL256 Swiss Cottage

 


03.04.10
PB71+
24TPL
23TPL
17TPL

VICTORIA - NORTH FINCHLEY
Contract extended for two years

31.03.12
PB71+
24TE
23TE
17TE

VICTORIA - NORTH FINCHLEY
Contract renewal - new buses are on order

 

 

TE1447 Park Lane - Marble Arch

 

31.03.17
Renumbered 13
Potters Bar filled the gap by transferring Route 134 from Holloway
The running number sequence transferred to 134

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Operating Garages

FY Finchley
Changeover at Tally Ho

PB Potters Bar
Changeover at Tally Ho

Live visual

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Saturday, 03.07.21