Route History

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27.01.65
J
15RT
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TURNPIKE LANE STN - Manor House - Finsbury Park - Holloway - Caledonian Road - Kings Cross - Grays Inn Road - Holborn Circus - Blackfriars - Stamford Street - Waterloo - Albert Embankment - Vauxhall - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Fri)
This was the northern section of Route 168 renumbered and diverted via Waterloo.


10.07.66
J
13RT+
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    1RT/27    

TURNPIKE LANE  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION  ( Mon-Fri )
Cross Link with Route 27 introduced

07.09.68
J
11RT+
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    1RT/27    

FINSBURY PARK  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION ( Mon-Fri )
Withdrawn between Finsbury Park & Turnpike Lane Stn.

30.11.68
J
11RT
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FINSBURY PARK STN - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Fri)
Diverted between Kings Cross and Ludgate Circus via Farringdon Road instead of Grays Inn Road.

Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

18.04.70
J
11RT+
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    1RT/19    

FINSBURY PARK STN - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Fri)
Cross link changed to Route 19

04.09.71
HT
11RT+
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    1RT/19    

FINSBURY PARK STN - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Fri)
Holloway (J) garage closes and allocation transferred to Holloway (HT).

12.08.72
HT
12RT
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FINSBURY PARK STN - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Fri)
Cross link withdrawn

RT3719 seen at a deserted Blackfriars January 1975

busmap.co.uk

26.01.75
HT211+
11DM+
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    1RM/253    

FINSBURY PARK STN - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Fri)
RT type replaced by Fleetline Crew type and cross link with Route 253 introduced.

11.10.75
HT211+
12DM
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FINSBURY PARK STN - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Fri)
Cross link withdrawn

DM1755 emerges from Grays Inn Road at  Kings Cross

busmap.co.uk

 

02.04.79
HT211+
11DM
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HORNSEY RISE - Holloway - Caledonian Road - Kings Cross - Farringdon Road - Holborn Circus - Blackfriars - Stamford Street - Waterloo - Vauxhall - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Fri)
Diverted at Holloway via Hornsey Road to HORNSEY RISE.

   

25.04.81
HT211+
9DMS
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Converted to One Person Operation
HORNSEY RISE - WATERLOO (Mon-Fri) - VAUXHALL (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn betweeen Vauxhall and Clapham Junction and further withdrawn outside peaks between Waterloo and Vauxhall.

RM247 seen here at Hornsey Rise on the last day of operation

© John Parkin

03.09.82
Last day of operation

Operating Garages

J Holloway
Changeover point Nags Head

HT Holloway
Changeover point Nags Head 1971 - 1979 then Hornsey Rise stand