Routes 250 to 299

This page updated to 26 November 2016

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Timetables - click on route number


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Route 250: Croydon & Brixton
30 August 2003    PANELIncreased frequency
19 March 2004    PANELIncreased frequency
21 August 2006Replaced 15 Nov 2009Change to Croydon terminal
15 November 2009Replaced 28 Aug 2010Rerouted at Brixton
28 August 2010Replaced 26 Dec 2012
26 December 2012Replaced 26 Apr 2014Change to Boxing Day only
26 April 2014Currently replaced by diversion timetables from 01 Nov 2016
04 October 2014 Ran 04 Oct to 08 Oct 2014, from 22 Nov 2014 to 04 Jan 2015 and from 23 Feb 2015 to 07 Oct 2016Temporarily not serving West Croydon Bus Station northbound. Timetable as 26/04/14. 
09 October 2014 diversionRan 09 Oct to 21 Nov 2014 and from 05 Jan to 22 Feb 2015Temporarily diverted away from West Croydon Bus Station southbound; change of timing point. Still not serving West Croydon Bus Station northbound. Timetable otherwise as 26/04/14.
Current timetable on London Bus Routes site (temporary diversion of night service away from  East Croydon)Back to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 250: Waltham Cross & Debden
27 August 2006Change of Sunday operator
12 November 2006
27 December 2006    PANEL
12 November 2007Replaced 31 Aug 2010
31 August 2010Replaced 05 Dec 2010Change of evening operator
05 December 2010Replaced 18 Jan 2011Change to Waltham Cross terminal
18 January 2011Replaced 31 Jan 2011Incorporation of 255 and 555 only
31 January 2011Replaced 16 May 2011Reversion to previous terminal arrangements at Waltham Cross
16 May 2011Replaced 23 Jul 2011Change to 255 only
23 July 2011Replaced 05 Sep 2011Change to 255 only
05 September 2011Replaced 06 Jun 2012
06 June 2012Replaced 28 Jan 2013Change to 255 only
28 January 2013Replaced 18 Feb 2013Change to 255 only
18 February 2013Replaced 18 Mar 2013Commercial (daytime) service withdrawn
18 March 2013Replaced 29 Jun 2013Change to 255 only
29 June 2013Replaced 19 Aug 2013Commercial (daytime) service introduced between Harlow and Debden via Waltham Cross.  Route 255 extended to Brookfield Farm and rerouted Saturdays via Holdbrook Estate.
19 August 2013Replaced 26 Jan 2015Commercial service withdrawn between Debden and Waltham Cross; only tendered journeys now included. Route 245 no longer shown as changes to 255 greatly reduced overlap.
26 January 2015Replaced June 2015 Introduction of new (competing) route 66 by EoS
June 2015Replaced 01 Sep 2015 Route 255 disappeared!
01 September 2015Replaced 17 Nov 2015 Changes to 66 only
17 November 2015Replaced 01 Jan 2016 (early morning service withdrawn) Changes to 66 only
01 February 2016Replaced 01 Apr 2016 Mon-Sat early morning 250 journeys withdrawn
01 April 2016Replaced 05 Jun 2016 Changes to 66 only
05 June 2016Replaced 02 Jul 2016 Sunday 240 and 250 rerouted via Upshire
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 200-249 indexBack to home page
Route 251: Edgware & Arnos Grove
26 November 2001    PANEL
24 November 2002
04 September 2004
03 June 2006Increased frequency
26 February 2007Replaced 26 Dec 2009Extra M-F morning peak trip
26 December 2009Replaced 06 Sep 2010Change to Boxing Day only
06 September 2010Replaced 16 Apr 2012Increased frequency
03 September 2011Replaced 16 Apr 2012Change of operator (Metroline to Transdev)
16 April 2012Replaced 30 Apr 2016Increased frequency
25 July 2013 diversionRan 25 Jul to 31 Aug 2013Temporary diversion (Totteridge Lane)
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 251: Hammond Street & Upshire
27 August 2006    PANELChange of Sunday operator
12 November 2006    PANEL
10 November 2007Arriva service extended to Hammond Street
14 January 2008
09 June 2008Replaced 30 Mar 2009 (242 operator change only)
30 March 2009Replaced 11 Apr 2009Change to 242 only
11 April 2009Replaced 04 Apr 2010Reduced frequency
04 April 2010Replaced 05 Sep 2010 (after which not included on this site)Change to 242 only
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Route 252: Collier Row & Hornchurch
29 September 2001    PDFIncreased frequency
27 September 2008    PDF
07 September 2010    PDFReplaced 06 Nov 2010
06 November 2010    PDFReplaced 03 Sep 2012
07 March 2011    PDF temp/divRan 07 Mar to 22 Apr 2011Temporary timetable 
03 September 2012Replaced 12 Aug 2013
12 August 2013Replaced 28 Sep 2013Rerouted late evenings in Romford
28 September 2013Replaced 28 Apr 2014Operator change (First to Stagecoach)
28 April 2014Replaced 08 Sep 2014
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 253: Hackney & Euston
31 May 2003Withdrawn between Aldgate and Hackney
14 January 2006Rerouted at Mornington Crescent
01 April 2006
19 April 2008Replaced 05 Sep 2009Additional M-F morning peak journey
05 September 2009Replaced 14 Nov 2009
14 November 2009Replaced 05 Jun 2010
05 June 2010Replaced 30 Jul 2012 M-F afternoon peak frequency increase
30 July 2012Replaced 15 Jun 2013Slight reduction in M-F daytime frequency, initially introduced for Olympics but retained thereafter
15 June 2013Replaced 31 Aug 2013Rerouted southbound in Hackney
31 August 2013Replaced 28 Feb 2015
28 February 2015Replaced 31 Oct 2015
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 253 : Hammond Street & Waltham Cross
31 July 2006    PANEL
02 September 2006Reduced frequency
27 December 2006Withdrawn 12 Nov 2007
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Route 254: Holloway & Aldgate
31 May 2003New route
01 April 2006
19 April 2008Replaced 16 Jun 2008
14 June 2008Replaced 14 Sep 2008Additional Mon-Fri journeys
14 September 2008Replaced 05 Sep 2009Rerouted at Aldgate
05 September 2009Replaced 14 Nov 2009Change to N253 only
14 November 2009Replaced 05 Jun 2010Change to N253 only
05 June 2010Replaced 20 Aug 2011
20 August 2011Replaced 15 Jun 2013 (Hackney rerouteing)
30 July 2012 Olympic temporaryRan 30 Jul to 07 Sep 2012 and 22 Dec 2012 to 22 Feb 2013Slightly reduced Mon-Fri daytime frequency. Initially introduced for Olympics, but also used, with and without diversions, between 12 Nov 2012 and 22 Feb 2013.
15 October 2012 diversionRan 15 Oct to 26 Oct 2012Temporarily diverted southbound via Mile End. Timetable as 20/08/11.
27 October 2012 diversionRan 27 Oct to 11 Nov 2012Temporarily diverted in both directions via Mile End.  Timetable as 20/08/11.
12 November 2012 temp/divRan 12 Nov to 19 Nov 2012Slightly reduced Mon-Fri daytime frequency. Mile End diversion continued. Timetable as 30/07/12.
20 November 2012 temp/divRan 19 Nov 2012 to 21 Dec 2013Temporarily diverted via Shoreditch instead of Mile End. Whitechapel timing point omitted; timetable otherwise as 30/07/12.
15 June 2013 Initially replaced by temporary timetable from 05 Jan 2014 but never reinstated Rerouted southbound at Hackney.
08 September 2014 diversion Ran 08 Sep to 21 Oct 2014Temporary change to last stop at Aldgate
05 January 2015 diversion Ran 05 Jan to 13 Feb 2015Temporary change to Aldgate terminus
14 February 2015 temp/div Ran 14 Feb to 27 Feb 2015 Temporary timetable. Temporary change to Aldgate terminus.
28 February 2015 temp/div Ran 28 Feb to 11 Oct 2015 Change to N253 only. Temporary change to Aldgate terminus continued. Temporary timetable as 14/02/15.
12 October 2015 temp/div Ran 12 Oct to 30 Oct 2015 Rerouted on departure from Aldgate, though temporary change to Aldgate terminus continued. Temporary timetable as 14/02/15.
31 October 2015 temp/div Ran 31 Oct to 27 Nov 2015 Change to N253 only. Temporary change to Aldgate terminus continued. 
28 November 2015 temp/div Ran 28 Nov 2015 to 29 Apr 2016 Temporarily curtailed from Aldgate to Whitechapel. 
Current timetable on London Bus Routes site (temporary timetable)Back to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 255: Pollards Hill & Balham
30 August 2003Replaced 30 Aug 2008Extended to Stockwell. Increased frequency.
30 August 2008Replaced 28 Aug 2010Withdrawn between Stockwell and Streatham Hill
28 August 2010Replaced 26 Dec 2012
26 December 2012Replaced 01 Mar 2014 (extended to Balham)Change to Boxing Day only
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 255 : Debden & Waltham Cross
18 January 2011Replaced 31 Jan 2011New service
31 January 2011Replaced 16 May 2011Change to 250 only
16 May 2011Replaced 23 Jul 2011Revised to run between Loughton and Cheshunt
23 July 2011Replaced 05 Sep 2011Operator change only
05 September 2011Replaced 06 Jun 2012Change to 250 only
06 June 2012Replaced 28 Jan 2013Revised to run between Debden and Waltham Cross
28 January 2013Replaced 18 Feb 2013Rerouted via Holdbrook Estate. Withdrawn Sats between Debden and Loughton.
18 February 2013Replaced 18 Mar 2013Change to 250 only
18 March 2013Replaced 29 Jun 2013Extended Saturdays to Debden and rerouted away from Holdbrook Estate
29 June 2013Replaced 19 Aug 2013Extended to Brookfield Farm; rerouted Saturdays via Holdbrook Estate. Commercial (daytime) route 250 introduced between Harlow and Debden via Waltham Cross.
19 August 2013Replaced 26 Jan 2015Withdrawn between Brookfield Centre and Waltham Cross, reducing overlkap with 245 (which is no longer shown). Commercial service on route 250 withdrawn between Debden and Waltham Cross; only tendered journeys remained.
26 January 2015Replaced June 2015 (255 disappeared!) Introduction of new (competing) route 66 by EoS
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Route 256: Noak Hill & Hornchurch
29 September 2001    PANELIncreased frequency
22 August 2004    PANEL
21 February 2005
30 September 2006Replaced 19 Apr 2008Later journeys added
19 April 2008Replaced 26 Dec 2012Increased frequency
26 December 2012Replaced 15 Apr 2013Change to Boxing Day only
15 April 2013Replaced 28 Sep 2013Schoolday journey added, operated by Stagecoach
28 September 2013Replaced 03 Nov 2014Change of operator for main service. (Arriva to Stagecoach)
03 November 2014 Currently replaced from 19 Nov 2016 by temporary timetableChange of operator for main service. (Arriva to Stagecoach)
Current timetable on London Bus Routes site (temporary timetable - Ardleigh Green)Back to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 257: Walthamstow & Stratford
10 November 2001    PANELShort workings between Stratford and Leytonstone withdrawn on conversion to double deck
15 October 2005Operator change (First to Stagecoach)
31 March 2007Replaced 23 Feb 2008
23 February 2008Replaced 23 Jul 2011
23 July 2011Replaced 13 Oct
27 July 2012 OlympicRan 27 Jul to 12 Aug 2012 and 29 Aug to 09 Sep 2012Increased frequencies
13 October 2012 Currently replaced from 07 May 2016 by temporary timetableChange of operator (Stagecoach to London General)
Current timetable on London Bus Routes site (temporary timetable - Leyton)Back to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 258: Watford & South Harrow
25 November 2001    PANEL
04 February 2006Operator change (First to Arriva)
10 February 2007Replaced 06 Sep 2008
06 September 2008Replaced 02 May 2009
02 May 2009Replaced 08 May 2010
20 July 2009 temporaryReverted 15 Aug 2009Temporary timetable (Harrow Weald)
08 May 2010Replaced 05 Feb 2011Change to Watford Junction terminal
05 February 2011Replaced 26 Mar 2011
26 March 2011 Replaced 08 May 2013 Rerouted at Harrow
25 July 2011 temporaryRan 25 Jul to 04 Sep 2011Temporary timetable (Harrow Weald)
28 August 2012 diversionRan 28 Aug 2012 to 11 Jan 2013 and from 13 Apr to 07 May 2013Temporary change to terminus arrangements at Watford
12 January 2013 temp/divRan 12 Jan to 12 Apr 2013Temporary timetable (Harrow). Temporary Watford terminus arrangements continue.
08 May 2013Replaced 12 Oct 2013New times. Temporary Watford change ceased.
12 October 2013Replaced 27 Apr 2014
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 259: Edmonton & King's Cross
29 March 2003    PANEL
16 October 2004    PANELIncreased frequency
02 July 2007    PDF Replaced 27 Mar 2010 Extra M-F peak journeys
06 September 2008    PDF temporaryRan 06 Sep to 21 Nov 2008Temporary timetable
27 March 2010    PDF Replaced 31 Mar 2012
31 March 2012 Initially replaced by temporary timetable from 13 Oct 2012 but never reinstatedOperator change (part of First operation bought by London General)
13 October 2012 Ran 13 Oct 2012 to 28 Jun 2013Temporary timetable (Tottenham Gyratory)
29 June 2013 Replaced 28 Mar 2015
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 260: Golders Green & Shepherd's Bush
28 June 2003Withdrawn between North Finchley and Golders Green, Increased frequency.
12 August 2006
24 March 2007Replaced 29 Nov 2008Rerouted at Park Royal
29 November 2008Replaced 26 Jun 2010Extended to White City
26 June 2010Replaced 09 May 2011
09 May 2011Replaced 26 Dec 2012
31 March 2012 temp/divRan 31 Mar to 04 Apr 2012Temporary timetable (Cricklewood Lane)
26 December 2012 Replaced 29 Aug 2015 Change to Boxing Day only.
28 January 2013 diversionRan 28 Jan to 21 Feb 2013Temporary diversion (Shepherd's Bush)
24 June 2013 diversionRan 24 Jun to 28 Jun 2013Temporary diversion (Shepherd's Bush northbound)
29 June 2013 temp/divRan 29 Jun to 28 Jul 2013Temporary timetable - Harlesden. Shepherd's Bush diversion continued.
29 July 2013 temporaryRan 29 Jul 2013 to 15 Oct 2014Temporary diversion (Shepherd's Bush) ceased. Temporary timetable (Harlesden) continued.
16 October 2014 temp/divRan 16 Oct to 14 Nov 2014Temporary northbound diversion (Harlesden). Temporary timetable (Harlesden) continued.
14 February 2015 diversionRan 14 Feb 2015Temporary timetable ceased but temporary northbound diversion (Harlesden) continued for further day
29 August 2015 Currently replaced from 12 Oct 2015 by temporary/diversion timetables
12 October 2015 Ran 12 Oct 2015 to 07 Oct 2016 Temporarily rerouted at Westfield
Current timetable on London Bus Routes site (temporary timetable and diversion - Westfield)Back to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 261: Locksbottom & Lewisham
01 December 2001    PANELIncreased Sunday frequency
24 February 2007Replaced 26 Dec 2012
24 April 2012Ran 24 Apr to 08 May 2012Temporary timetable (Princess Royal Hospital)
26 December 2012Replaced 30 Nov 2013Change to Boxing Day only
30 November 2013 Currently replaced from 01 Mar 2014 by temporary timetableChange of operator (Metrobus to Stagecoach)
01 March 2014 temp/div Ran 01 Mar to 31 Aug 2014Temporary timetable and temporary change of Lewisham terminus
01 September 2014 temp/div Ran 01 Sep to 26 Oct 2014Temporary northbound diversion in Bromley. Temporary change of Lewisham terminus continued. Temporary timetable as 01/03/14.
27 October 2014 temp/div Ran 27 Oct to 14 Nov 2014 Revision to temporary northbound diversion in Bromley. Temporary change of Lewisham terminus continued. Temporary timetable as 01/03/14.
15 November 2014 temp/div Ran 15 Nov to 30 Nov 2014Revised temporary timetable. Temporary northbound diversion in Bromley and temporary change of Lewisham terminus continued. 
01 December 2014 temp/div Ran 01 Dec 2014 to 24 Jan 2015Temporary Bromley diversion ceased. Temporary change of Lewisham terminus continued. Temporary timetable as 15/11/14.
25 January 2015 temp/div Ran 25 Jan 2015 to 27 Aug 2016Revised temporary diversion en route to to last stop at Lewisham. Temporary timetable as 15/11/14.
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 262: East Beckton & Stratford
30 November 2002    PANELRerouted at Gallions Reach
30 August 2003    PANEL
01 October 2005    PANELFurther rerouted at Gallions Reach
02 June 2007Replaced 07 Nov 2008
07 November 2008Replaced 29 Nov 2008Rerouted via Beckton Bus Station
29 November 2008Replaced 28 Mar 2009Withdrawn between Showcase Cinema and Savacentre in East Beckton
28 March 2009Replaced 31 Aug 2010
31 August 2010Replaced 17 Sep 2011
17 September 2011Replaced 26 Dec 2012
26 December 2012Replaced 31 Dec 2013Change to Boxing Day only
31 December 2013Replaced 29 Mar 2014New Year's Eve night service withdrawn
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 263: Barnet Hospital & Highbury Barn
26 July 2003
27 March 2004Replaced 07 Feb 2009 (extended to Holloway)
07 February 2009Replaced 26 Dec 2012
23 October 2011Ran 23 Oct 2011 to 28 Feb 2012 and 06 Jun to 10 Nov 2012Temporarily enhanced N20 service. 
29 February 2012 temp/divRan 29 Feb to 01 Jun 2012Temporary timetable (diverted to Arkley Hotel). Temporarily enhanced N20 service
26 December 2012Replaced 27 Jul 2013Change to Boxing Day service
27 July 2013Replaced 26 Apr 2014Change to N20 only
26 April 2014Replaced 26 Jul 2014Change to N20 only
26 July 2014 Initially replaced by temporary timetable from 13 Oct 2012 but never reinstatedExtended to Highbury Barn
30 August 2014 temporary Ran 30 Aug 2014 to 30 Oct 2015Temporary timetable (Holloway Road)
02 November 2015 temporary Ran 02 Nov 2015 to 12 Feb 2016Revised temporary timetable (Holloway Road)
13 February 2016 temporary Ran 13 Feb to 21 Oct 2016Temporarily curtailed to Highbury & Islington Station
22 October 2016 temporary Ran 22 Oct to 30 Oct 2016Temporarily diverted in both directions (Holloway Road). Temporary timetable as 13/02/16.
31 October 2016 temporary Ran 31 Oct to 04 Nov 2016Temporary northbound diversion (Holloway Road) ceased but southbound diversion continued. Temporary timetable as 13/02/16.
05 November 2016 temp/div Ran 05 Nov to 25 Nov 2016Temporarily curtailed to Archway
Current timetable on London Bus Routes site (temporarily curtailed to Archway)Back to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 264: Croydon & Tooting
30 August 2003    PANELExtended to St George's Hospital. Increased evening and Sunday frequency.
19 March 2004    PANELN264 renumbered 264
15 May 2006Replaced 28 Aug 2010
28 August 2010Replaced 31 Mar 2012
31 March 2012Replaced 31 Aug 2013
31 August 2013Replaced 09 Dec 2013
09 December 2013 Initially replaced by diversion timetable from 04 Oct 2014 but never reinstated
04 October 2014 diversionRan 04 Oct 2014 to 28 Aug 2015 Temporary changes to stops, and diversion southbound during closure of West Croydon Bus Station
29 August 2015 diversionRan 29 Aug 2015 to 07 Oct 2016 New times. Temporary changes to stops, and diversion southbound during closure of West Croydon Bus Station continued.
08 October 2016 Currently replaced from 15 Oct 2016 by temporary timetable Temporary changes to stops, and diversion southbound during closure of West Croydon Bus Station ceased. Apart from timing point changes, timetable as 29/08/15.
Current timetable on London Bus Routes site  (temporary timetable - Mitcham)Back to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 265: Tolworth & Putney Bridge
30 June 2002Operator change (London General to London United)
03 April 2006Replaced 04 Jul 2009
04 July 2009Replaced 29 Sep 2012
24 October 2011 diversionRan 24 Oct to 20 Nov 2011Temporary diversion (Malden Way)
29 September 2012Replaced 10 May 2014
01 October 2012 diversionRan 01 Oct to 26 Oct 2012Temporary change to Putney Bridge terminus; timetable otherwise as 29/09/12
10 May 2014Replaced 24 May 2014Rerouted southbound via Beverley Way service roads
24 May 2014 Replaced 20 Feb 2016
14 July 2014 temp/div Ran 14 Jul to 25 Sep 2014 Temporarily curtailed to Wandsworth instead of Putney Bridge Station
20 February 2016 Current timetable
05 September 2016 temp/div Ran 05 Sep to 11 Nov 2016 Temporary timetable and temporary change to Putney Bridge terminus
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 265: Brentwood & Lakeside
02 July 2011Replaced 27 Apr 2013Rerouted via Grays
27 April 2013Replaced 17 Aug 2013 (operator change)Restructured and rerouted
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Route 266: Brent Cross & Hammersmith
26 July 2003Extended late evenings to Brent Cross
16 April 2004N266 renumbered 266
21 May 2005
23 January 2006
01 April 2006
16 April 2007Replaced 16 Feb 2008Extra M-F peak journeys
16 February 2008Replaced 13 Mar 2010Hammersmith terminal changed
11 January 2010 temporaryRan 11 Jan to 12 Mar 2010Temporary timetable (Goldhawk Road)
13 March 2010Replaced 19 May 2012
13 August 2011 temporaryRan 13 Aug to 02 Sep 2011Temporary timetable (Hammersmith)
19 May 2012    PDFReplaced 09 Mar 2013Operator change (Metroline to First)
09 March 2013    PDF Replaced 22 Jun 2013
23 March 2013 temporaryRan 23 Mar to 10 May 2013Temporary timetable (Hammersmith)
22 June 2013 Initially replaced by diversion timetable from 31 Oct 2015 but never reinstated Operator change only (part of First sold to Tower Transit). 
27 July 2013 temporaryRan 27 Jul to 13 Sep 2013Temporary timetable (Harlesden); times (but not operator or works) the same as 23/03/13
14 September 2013 temporaryRan 14 Sep to 15 Oct  2014 and 15 Feb to 03 Jul 2015Revised temporary timetable (Harlesden). 
16 October 2014 temp/divRan 16 Oct 2014 to 14 Feb 2015Temporary northbound diversion (Harlesden). Temporary timetable (Harlesden) continued.
31 October 2015 temp/divRan 31 Oct 2015 to 08 Apr 2016Temporary timetable (Brent Cross).
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 267: Fulwell & Hammersmith
06 May 2001
05 May 2002    PANELSummer timetable
30 September 2002    PANELWinter timetable
05 October 2003    PANELWinter timetable
02 May 2004    PANELSummer timetable
27 September 2004    PANEL
26 September 2005    PANEL
12 November 2005Replaced 11 Feb 2008
30 April 2006    PANEL
11 February 2008Replaced 30 Mar 2008Change to Hammersmith terminal; winter timetable
30 March 2008Replaced 20 Feb 2010Increased M-F frequency; winter timetable
30 March 2008Replaced 20 Feb 2010Increased M-F frequency; summer timetable
20 February 2010Initially replaced by temporary timetable but N9 changed soon afterWinter timetable
20 February 2010Replaced 28 Feb 2011Summer timetable
29 January 2011 temporaryRan 29 Jan to 04 Feb 2011Temporary timetable (Brentford). Winter timetable.
05 February 2011 temporaryRan 05 Feb to 27 Feb 2011Change to N9 only. Temporary timetable (Brentford).  Winter timetable.
28 February 2011 temporaryRan 28 Feb to 29 Jul 2011Revised temporary timetable (Brentford).  Winter timetable.
28 February 2011 temporaryRan 28 Feb to 29 Jul 2011 Temporary timetable (Brentford). Summer timetable.
31 July 2011Replaced 24 Oct 2011Winter timetable
31 July 2011Replaced 24 Oct 2011Summer timetable
24 October 2011Replaced 10 Nov 2012Winter timetable Change to N9 only. 
24 October 2011Replaced 10 Nov 2012Summer timetable Change to N9 only. 
10 November 2012 Replaced 07 Dec 2013Summer Sunday extension to Hampton Court withdrawn
18 March 2013 temporary Ran 18 Mar to 10 May 2013 Temporary timetable (Hammersmith)
07 December 2013 Replaced 29 Mar 2014Increased frequency
29 March 2014 Replaced 19 Jan 2015 Change to N9 only. 
31 May 2014 temporary Ran 31 May to 10 Aug 2014 and from 26 Aug to 05 Sep 2014Temporary timetable (Hammersmith)
11 August 2014 temporary Ran 11 Aug to 25 Aug 2014Temporary diversion (Twickenham). Temporary timetable (Hammersmith) continued.
19 January 2015 Current timetable
21 February 2015 temporary Ran 21 Feb to 13 Mar 2015, from 18 Apr to 26 Apr 2015, from 11 Jul to 26 Jul 2015 and from 08 Aug to 09 Aug 2015 Temporary Saturday and Sunday timetable (Chiswick Bridge for the first spell, Hammersmith for the later ones)
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 268: Golders Green & Finchley Road
09 June 2001    PANEL
02 February 2002
10 June 2006Replaced 02 May 2009Operator change (Metroline to Arriva)
02 May 2009Replaced 15 Sep 2012
02 February 2012 diversionRan 02 Feb to 24 Feb 2012Temporary diversion (North End Road). Timetable as 02/02/12.
15 September 2012Replaced 18 May 2013
18 May 2013 Currently replaced from 01 Nov 2015 by diversion timetable
01 November 2015 diversionRan 01 Nov to 18 Dec 2015Temporary northbound diversion (Swiss Cottage)
19 December 2015 diversionRan 19 Dec 2015 to 08 Jan 2016Temporary northbound diversion (Swiss Cottage) revised 
09 January 2016 temp/divRan 09 Jan to 10 Apr 2016Temporary timetable. Temporary northbound diversion (Swiss Cottage) continued. 
Current timetable on London Bus Routes site (temporary timetable - Swiss Cottage)Back to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 269: Bexleyheath & Bromley
30 August 2003Replaced 24 Apr 2010Increased frequency
25 April 2009 temporaryRan 25 Apr to 22 May 2009Temporary timetable (Sidcup)
24 April 2010Replaced 28 Aug 2010Rerouted in Bexleyheath
28 August 2010Replaced 22 Jan 2011
22 January 2011 Replaced 26 Dec 2012 Rerouted in Bromley
26 December 2012 Replaced 02 Nov 2013Change to Boxing Day only. Unclear when school holiday schedule started - possibly from 22/01/11 but certainly by 14/09/13.
12 January 2013 temporary Ran 12 Jan to 13 Jan 2013Temporary timetable (Bexleyheath)
14 January 2013 temp/div Ran 14 Jan to 31 May 2013Temporary diversions (truncated on arrival at Bexleyheath Library in Bexleyheath and diverted on departure via western end of Town Centre). Change of last stop on arrival; timetable (still temporary) otherwise as 12/01/13.
01 June 2013 temp/div Ran 01 Jun to 28 Jul 2013 Temporary truncation in Bexleyheath amended; now terminates at Bexleyheath Broadway. No change to diversion on departure. Change of last stop on arrival; timetable (still temporary) otherwise as 12/01/13.
03 June 2013 temp/div Ran 01 Jun to 28 Jul 2013 Minor addition to temporary diversion on departure (now also via Friswell Place bus stand). Diversion on arrival continued. Change of last stop on arrival; timetable (still temporary) otherwise as 12/01/13.
29 July 2013 temp/div Ran 29 Jul to 31 Aug 2013 Rerouted on departure from Bromley. Temporary diversions in Bexleyheath continued.
01 September 2013 temp/div Ran 01 Sep to 13 Sep 2013 Rerouted on departure from Bromley. Minor amendment to temporary diversions in Bexleyheath (though it is possible that the remaining diversion ceased on 1st, or 7th, rather than 14th).
02 November 2013 Current timetable
01 September 2014 diversion Ran 01 Sep to 26 Oct 2014 Temporary diversion (Bromley) on arrival
27 October 2014 diversion Ran 27 Oct to 30 Nov 2014 Revised temporary diversion (Bromley) on arrival
22 February 2016 temporary Ran 22 Feb to 30 May 2016 Temporary timetable (Bexley)
31 May 2016 temporary Ran 31 May to 17 Jun 2016 Revised temporary timetable (Bexley)
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 269: Brentwood & Grays
01 September 2003Operator change
15 June 2009Replaced 31 Aug 2010
31 August 2010Replaced 24 Dec 2011
24 December 2011Replaced 28 Aug 2012Change of operator only
28 August 2012Replaced 11 Feb 2013Change of operator only
11 February 2013Replaced 02 Sep 2013Change of operator only
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 270: Mitcham & Putney Bridge
03 September 2001    PANEL
03 June 2006Replaced 07 Mar 2009Increased evening and Sunday frequency
07 March 2009Replaced 14 Mar 2011Change to Mitcham terminal
14 March 2011Replaced 26 Dec 2012
26 December 2012Replaced 01 Jun 2013Change to Boxing Day only
01 June 2013 Replaced 29 Jun 2015
14 July 2014 temp/div Ran 14 Jul to 25 Sep 2014 Temporarily diverted to Putney Common instead of Putney Bridge
29 June 2015 Currently replaced from 06 Aug 2016 by diversion timetable
06 August 2016 temporary Ran 06 Aug to 04 Sep 2016 and from 12 Nov 2016 Temporary timetable (Mitcham). Current timetable.
05 September 2016 temp/div Ran 06 Aug to 04 Sep 2016 and from 12 Nov 2016 Temporary change to Putney Bridge terminus. Temporary timetable otherwise as 06/08/16 (Mitcham).
Current timetable on London Bus Routes site (temporary timetable - Mitcham)Back to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 271: Highgate Village & Moorgate
31 January 2003    PANELReplaced 17 Apr 2004
10 November 2003 temp/divRan 10 Nov 2003 to 16 Apr 2004Temporarily withdrawn between Liverpool Street and Moorgate
17 April 2004
01 October 2005Increased frequency
16 December 2006Replaced 26 Dec 2010Rerouted at Liverpool Street
26 December 2010Replaced 18 Jun 2011 Change to Boxing Day only
14 February 2011 temp/divRan 14 Feb to 13 Mar 2011 Temporarily withdrawn between Liverpool Street and Moorgate
18 June 2011Replaced 29 Sep 2012Withdrawn between Liverpool Street and Moorgate
29 September 2012Replaced 02 Dec 2013
29 October 2012 diversionRan 29 Oct to 03 Dec 2012Temporary diversion (New North Road), Timetable as 29/09/12.
02 December 2013Replaced 01 Mar 2014
01 March 2014Replaced 28 Jun 2014
28 June 2014 Currently replaced from 30 Aug 2014 by temporary timetable
30 August 2014 temporary Ran 30 Aug 2014 to 12 Feb 2016 Temporary timetable (Holloway Road)
13 February 2016 temporary Ran 13 Feb to 21 Oct 2016 Revised temporary timetable (Holloway Road and Archway)
22 October 2016 temp/div Ran 22 Oct to 28 Oct 2016 Temporarily curtailed (except night service) from Moorgate to Old Street Station. Temporarily diverted in both directions (Holloway Road). Temporary timetable as 13/02/16.
29 October 2016 temp/div Ran 29 Oct to 30 Oct 2016 Revised temporary timetable. Temporary diversion in both directions (Holloway Road) and curtailment to Old Street continued.
Current timetable on London Bus Routes site (temporary curtailment to Old Street, temporary timetable and temporary s/b diversion - Holloway Road)Back to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 272: Chiswick & Shepherd's Bush
30 August 2003    PANEL
17 April 2004Changes to Shepherd's Bush terminus
04 September 2004
26 May 2007Replaced 29 Nov 2008Operator change (London United to NCP Challenger)
29 November 2008Replaced 14 Nov 2009Changes to Shepherd's Bush terminus
14 November 2009Replaced 04 Sep 2010Operator change only (NST bought by Transdev)
04 September 2010Replaced 26 Dec 2012
25 May 2011 temp/divRan 25 May to 04 Jul 2011Temporary timetable (Emlyn Road)
26 December 2012Replaced 23 Mar 2013Change to Boxing Day only
23 March 2013Replaced 24 May 2014
Current timetable on London Bus Routes siteBack to 250-299 indexBack to home page
Route 273: Petts Wood & Lewisham
12 January 2002Operator change (Stagecoach to First). Evening and Sunday service added.
06 January 2003    PANEL
13 January 2007Operator change (First to Selkent)
02 June 2007
09 February 2008Replaced 29 Mar 2008
29 March 2008Replaced 25 Apr 2009Rerouted at Grove Park
25 April 2009Replaced 04 Jul 2009Rerouted via Leesons Hill and Poverest Road, initially as diversion during closure of Petts Wood Road railway bridge but became permanent.  Operated non-stop over diversion initially, but served all stops from 06/06/09.
04 July 2009Replaced 25 Jul 2011
25 July 2011Replaced 14 Jan 2012School holiday timetable withdrawn
14 January 2012Replaced 14 Sep 2013
14 September 2013Replaced 26 Apr 2014
26 April 2014Replaced 13 Sep 2014 Rerouted in St Mary Cray (without change to timetable) and changes to N136
13 September 2014 Currently replaced from 25 Jan 2015 by diversion timetable
25 January 2015 Ran 25 Jan 2015 to 27 Aug 2016 Temporary diversion northbound at Lewisham
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Route 274: Islington & Lancaster Gate
01 February 2003    PANELExtended to Lancaster Gate
17 May 2003    PANEL
26 July 2003
19 March 2004N274 renumbered 274
04 February 2006
14 October 2006
10 November 2007Replaced 06 Mar 2010Increased frequency
06 March 2010Replaced 10 Jul 2010
10 July 2010Replaced 25 Jun 2011
25 June 2011Replaced 26 Dec 2012Night service withdrawn
26 December 2012Replaced 18 May 2013Change to Boxing Day only
18 May 2013Replaced 12 July 2014 (summer) or 28 May 2016 (winter - rerouted at Camden Town))Frequency reduction
12 July 2014Replaced 28 May 2016 (rerouted at Camden Town)Summer timetable with increased Sat and Sun frequency
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Route 275: Barkingside & St James Street
05 April 2003
05 March 2005Replaced 01 Oct 2007
01 October 2007Replaced 03 Mar 2012
03 March 2012Replaced 15 Sep 2012Operator change (Arriva to Stagecoach)
15 September 2012Replaced 05 Jan 2013
05 January 2013 Currently replaced from 15 Feb 2014 by temporary timetableRerouted at Woodford Bridge
15 February 2014 temporary Ran 15 Feb to 19 Sep 2014Temporary timetable (Walthamstow)
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Route 276: Newham Hospital & Stoke Newington
21 July 2002    PANELIncreased Sunday frequency
18 September 2004    PANELIncreased M-F frequency
25 February 2006
07 July 2007Replaced 05 Jul 2008Rerouted via Bow
05 July 2008Replaced 06 Feb 2010Rerouted
06 February 2010Replaced 24 Jul 2011Extended within Newham Hospital
24 July 2011Replaced 17 Sep 2011
17 September 2011Replaced 18 Feb 2012Operator change (Stagecoach to Docklands Buses)
18 February 2012 Replaced 26 Dec 2012 Rerouted in Hackney. Change to Boxing Day times.
04 May 2012 Olympic Ran 04 May to 05 May 2012, 23 Jul to 24 Jul 2012, 14 Aug to 28 Aug 2012, 10 Sep to 13 Sep 2012 Diverted in West Ham
25 July 2012 Olympic Ran 25 to 26 Jul 2012 Diverted in West Ham and Hackney Wick
27 July 2012 Olympic Ran 27 Jul to 12 Aug 2012 Temporary timetable. Diverted in West Ham, Old Ford and Hackney Wick
13 August 2012 Olympic Ran 13 Aug 2012 Diverted in West Ham and Old Ford
29 August 2012 Olympic Ran 29 Aug to 09 Sep 2012 Temporary timetable. Diverted in West Ham.
28 January 2013 diversion Ran 28 Jan to 01 Feb 2013 Temporary diversion (Hackney). Hackney Central Station timing point omitted eastbound; timetable otherwise as 26/12/12
16 March 2015 temp/div Ran 16 Mar to 20 Mar 2015 Temporary timetable and diversion (Hackney)
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Route 277: Leamouth & Highbury and Islington
01 March 2003    PANELIncreased frequency. Extended Sundays to Leamouth.
27 March 2004Replaced 23 Feb 2008N277 renumbered 277
23 February 2008Replaced 29 Aug 2009Increased frequency
21 March 2009 temp/divRan 21 Mar to 24 Apr 2009Temporary timetable (Dalston Lane)
29 August 2009Replaced 27 Feb 2010
27 February 2010Replaced 23 Jul 2011
23 July 2011Replaced 17 Sep 2011
17 September 2011 Replaced 26 Dec 2012
19 September 2011Ran 19 Sep to 09 Oct 2011Temporary diversion (Lauriston Road). Lauriston Road timing point omitted; timetable otherwise as 17/09/11.
23 April 2013Ran 23 Apr to 23 Jun 2013Temporarily diverted to terminate at Blackwall instead of Leamouth
26 December 2012 Initially replaced by temporary timetable from 11 Jan 2014 but never reinstatedChange to Boxing Day only
11 January 2014 temporaryRan 11 Jan to 28 Feb 2014Temporary timetable (Dalston Lane)
01 March 2014 temporaryRan 01 Mar to 27 Jun 2014Change to night times. Temporary (day) timetable (Dalston Lane) continued.
28 June 2014 Initially replaced by temporary timetable from 30 Jan 2016 but never reinstated
28 March 2015 temporaryRan 28 Mar to 26 Jun 2015Temporary (timetable (Mile End)
30 January 2016 temporary Ran 30 Jan to 16 Sep 2016 (retouted in Docklands) Temporary (timetable (Mile End)
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Route 278: Kidbrooke & Lewisham
23 January 1999    PANEL
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Route 279: Waltham Cross & Manor House
12 October 2002    PANEL
16 October 2004Withdrawn between Holloway and Manor House. Reduced frequency.
23 October 2006Extra M-F peak trips
27 January 2007
16 April 2007Replaced 30 May 2009
30 May 2009Replaced 15 Oct 2011Increased M-F frequency
15 October 2011 Replaced 26 Dec 2013 Increased M-F frequency
03 November 2012 temporaryRan 03 Nov 2012 to 28 Jun 2013Temporary timetable (Tottenham Gyratory)
26 December 2013 Replaced 26 Jul 2014 Change to Boxing Day only
26 July 2014 Replaced 11 Oct 2014 Change to N279 only
11 October 2014 Replaced 15 Oct 2016
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Route 280: Belmont & Tooting
22 July 2000    PANELIncreased frequency
23 July 2005    PANEL
11 November 2006Replaced 22 May 2010Extra schoolday journey
  06 March 2010 temporaryRan 06 Mar to 18 Apr 2010Temporary timetable (Sutton). Not available.
  19 April 2010 temporaryRan 19 Apr to 21 May 2010Revised temporary timetable (Sutton). Not available.
22 May 2010Replaced 31 Mar 2012
31 March 2012Replaced 21 Jul 2012Change to N44 only
21 July 2012Replaced 01 Jun 2013
01 June 2013Replaced 14 Feb 2015Change to N44 only
14 February 2015Replaced 27 Jun 2015Change to N44 only
27 June 2015 Initially replaced by temporary timetable from 06 Aug 2016 but never reinstated280 timetable started on 27th, N44 on 28th
06 August 2016 temporaryRan 06 Aug to 17 Sep 2016 (change to N44)Temporary timetable (Mitcham)
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Route 281: Tolworth & Hounslow
31 August 2002Schoolday journeys renumbered 681
04 September 2004
03 June 2006Becomes 24 hour service
04 June 2007Replaced 04 Jul 2009Extra schoolday peak trips
04 July 2009Replaced 01 Jan 2011 (changes to New Year's Eve  times only)Increased evening and Sunday frequency
01 January 2011Replaced 02 Jul 2012
17 January 2011 temporaryRan 17 Jan to 11 Feb 2011Temporary timetable (Surbiton)
02 July 2012Replaced 05 Jul 2014
05 July 2014 Current timetable
11 August 2014 diversionRan 11 Aug to 25 Aug 2014Temporary diversion (Twickenham)
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Route 281: Tolworth & Hounslow (Rugby timetables - the section for this route does not yet include Rugby World Cup and subsequent timetables)
31 August 2002Includes two variations
04 September 2004Includes five variations
03 September 2005Includes five variations
26 August 2006 Includes eight variations
04 July 2009 (different timetables for different Kick Off times as shown)Replaced 27 Feb 2010 Sats 1430 & 1715 Double Header
Sats 1430 or 1500 KO
Suns 1615 KO
27 February 2010 (different timetables for different Kick Off times as shown) Replaced 05 Jul 2014 Sats 1200 & 1500 Double Header
Sats 1400 & 1630 Double Header
Sats 1430 or 1500 KO
Sats 1530 or 1600 KO
Sats 1630 or 1700 KO
Sats 1730 or 1800 KO
Sats 1830 or 1900 KO
Suns 1500 or 1530 KO
Suns 1600 or 1630 KO
Suns 1700 or 1730 KO
18 September 2015 -  Rugby World Cup (different timetables for different Kick Off times as shown) Mon-Fri 2000 KO (18/09/15)
Sats 1600 KO (17/10/15, 24/10/15, 31/10/15)
Sats 1645 KO (10/10/15)
Sats 2000 KO (26/09/15, 03/10/15)
Sats 2000 KO following match on previous day (19/09/15)
Suns 1600 KO (20/09/15, 27/09/15, 04/10/15)
Suns 1600 KO following match on previous day (18/10/15, 25/10/15)
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Route 282: Mount Vernon Hospital & Ealing Hospital
08 March 2003    PANELIncreased evening and Sunday frequency
05 September 2005    PDF
03 November 2008    PDFReplaced 23 Nov 2009
23 November 2009    PDFReplaced 06 Mar 2010
06 March 2010    PDFReplaced 13 Nov 2010 (earlier journeys)
24 July 2010    PDF temporaryRan 24 Jul to 03 Sep 2010Temporary timetable
13 November 2010    PDFReplaced 29 Apr 2012Earlier journeys
26 December 2010    PDFReplaced 26 Dec 2012 (Sunday times operated)Boxing Day timetable
  29 April 2012Replaced 22 Jun 2013Change to Mount Vernon Hospital terminal. No change to timetable.
22 June 2013Replaced 07 Mar 2015Operator change (part of First operation sold to Metroline)
24 July 2014 diversionRan 24 Jul to 05 Sep 2014Temporary diversion (Northwood Hills)
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Route 283: East Acton & Barnes 
01 March 2003Increased evening frequency. British Summer Time
01 March 2003Increased evening frequency. Greenwich Mean Time
02 September 2006Replaced 16 Feb 2008Earlier and later journeys added. British Summer Time
02 September 2006Replaced 16 Feb 2008Earlier and later journeys added. Greenwich Mean Time
16 February 2008Replaced 28 Feb 2009Rerouted at Hammersmith. British Summer Time
16 February 2008Replaced 28 Feb 2009Rerouted at Hammersmith.Greenwich Mean Time
28 February 2009Replaced 14 Nov 2009Operator change (London United to NCP Challenger). British Summer Time
28 February 2009Replaced 14 Nov 2009Operator change (London United to NCP Challenger). Greenwich Mean Time
28 February 2009Replaced 14 Nov 2009Operator change (London United to NCP Challenger). High Summer
14 November 2009Replaced 04 Sep 2010 Operator change (NST bought by Transdev). British Summer Time
14 November 2009Replaced 04 Sep 2010 Operator change (NST bought by Transdev). Greenwich Mean Time
14 November 2009Replaced 04 Sep 2010 Operator change (NST bought by Transdev). High Summer
04 September 2010 Replaced 01 Mar 2014 British Summer Time. High Summer variation withdrawn. 
04 September 2010Replaced 26 Dec 2012 Greenwich Mean Time
26 December 2012 Replaced 01 Mar 2014 Greenwich Mean Time. Change to Boxing Day only
23 March 2013 temporaryRan 23 Mar to 30 Mar 2013 Greenwich Mean Time Temporary timetable (Hammersmith).
23 March 2013 temporaryRan 31 Mar to 10 May 2013 British Summer Time. Temporary timetable (Hammersmith).
24 June 2013 diversionRan 24 Jun to 28 Jul 2013 British Summer Time. Temporary diversion (Shepherd's Bush).
 13 January 2014Ran 13 Jan to 28 Feb 2014Temporarily withdrawn Mon-Fri 0700-1800 between Barnes and Hammersmith. Timetable not available. 
01 March 2014 Replaced 09 Apr 2016 British Summer Time
01 March 2014 Replaced 28 May 2016 (withdrawn south of Hammersmith though may be temporary) Greenwich Mean Time
09 April 2016 Replaced 28 May 2016 (withdrawn south of Hammersmith though may be temporary) British Summer Time. Change to hours of operation to Wetland Centre.
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Route 284: Grove Park & Lewisham
26 January 2000    PANEL
03 May 2003
21 May 2005    PANEL
18 March 2006    PANELOperator change (Stagecoach to Metrobus)
17 November 2007    PDFReplaced 29 Mar 2008
  29 March 2008Replaced 02 Nov 2009 (increased M-F peak frequency)Rerouted
02 November 2009Replaced 26 Dec 2012Increased Mon-Fri peak frequency
26 December 2012Replaced 16 Mar 2013Change to Boxing Day only
16 March 2013 Initially replaced by temporary timetable from 01 Mar 2014 but never reinstated
05 July 2013 diversionRan 05 Jul to 29 Sep 2013Temporary diversion (Ladywell). Timetable as 16/03/13.
30 September 2013 diversionRan 30 Sep to 23 Oct 2013Temporary diversion (Chudleigh Road). Adjacent temporary Ladywell diversion continued. Timetable as 16/03/13.
24 October 2013 diversionRan 24 Oct to 30 Nov 2013Temporary Ladywell diversion ceased. Temporary Chudleigh Road diversion continued. Timetable as 16/03/13.
01 March 2014 temp/divRan 01 Mar 2014 to 15 Jun 2015Temporary timetable. Temporary change to Lewisham terminal.
16 June 2015 temp/divRan 16 Jun to 10 Jul 2015Revision to temporary last stop at Lewisham. Temporary change to firsts top at Lewisham continued. 
11 July 2015 temp/divRan 11 Jul to 05 Aug 2015Revised temporary timetable. Temporary changes to Lewisham terminal continued
06 August 2015 temp/divRan 06 Aug 2015 to 27 Aug 2016Revised temporary change to first stop at Lewisham. Timetable otherwise as 11/07/15. Temporary change to Lewisham terminal on arrival continued.
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Route 285: Heathrow Airport Central & Kingston
26 January 2003    PANELExtended in Heathrow to Terminal 3
28 June 2003    PANEL
24 January 2004N285 renumbered 285
19 March 2005Withdrawn in Heathrow between Terminal 3 and Central Bus Station
25 March 2006Replaced 28 Jun 2008Rerouted to east of Heathrow
28 June 2008Replaced 01 Jan 2014
01 January 2014Replaced 01 Feb 2014 Change to New Year's Eve night service only
01 February 2014Replaced 21 Jul 2014
21 July 2014Replaced 19 Jan 2015 School holiday timetable added
19 January 2015Replaced 27 Jun 2015 School holiday timetable added
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Route 286: Sidcup & Greenwich
15 July 2000Increased evening and Sunday frequency
22 January 2006
25 November 2006Rerouted at Greenwich
02 June 2007Initially replaced by temporary timetable from 29 May 2010 but never reinstated
29 May 2010 temporaryRan 29 May 2010 to 29 Jul 2011Temporary timetable (Sidcup)
30 July 2011Replaced 03 Mar 2012
03 March 2012Replaced 12 Jul 2014Earlier journey. 
23 July 2012 OlympicRan 23 Jul to 26 Aug 2012Reduced Mon-Sat daytime frequency
27 August 2012 OlympicRan 27 Aug to 05 Sep 2012Temporary diversion in Greenwich
12 July 2014Replaced 29 Aug 2015Change of operator (Arriva to London Central)
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Route 287: Rainham & Barking
24 March 2001Withdrawn between Harts Lane and Barking. Increased Sunday frequency.
31 March 2003
25 March 2006Schoolday double deck journey added
27 January 2007Replaced 18 Jul 2009Schoolday journey renumbered 687
18 July 2009Replaced 26 Mar 2011
26 March 2011Replaced 08 Oct 2012
19 September 2011 diversionRan 19 Sep to 13 Nov 2011Temporary diversion (Barking). Timetable as 26/03/11.
09 January 2012 temp/divRan 09 Jan to 05 Apr 2012Temporarily withdrawn between Station and London Road in Barking
08 October 2012Replaced 21 Apr 2013
19 November 2012 temp/divRan 19 Nov to 20 Dec 2012Temporarily withdrawn on arrival only between Station and London Road in Barking
21 April 2013Replaced 30 Mar 2014
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Route 288: Broadfields Estate & Queensbury
01 September 2001    PANELIncreased Sunday frequency
31 August 2002
02 September 2006Replaced 06 Sep 2008Operator change (Metroline to Arriva)
06 September 2008Replaced 03 Sep 2011
03 September 2011Replaced 26 Dec 2012
26 December 2012Replaced 31 Aug 2013Change to Boxing Day only
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Route 289: Purley & Elmers End
19 February 2000Purley Way Sainsburys now served at all times
03 September 2005
10 December 2005Replaced 26 Apr 2008Change to Purley terminus
26 April 2008Replaced 05 Feb 2011
05 February 2011Replaced 30 Jun 2012Rerouted to Elmers End Bus Station
30 June 2012Replaced 16 Jun 2014
16 June 2014Initially replaced by stop closure/diversion timetable from 04 Oct 2014 but never reinstated
04 October 2014 diversionRan 04 Oct to 08 Oct 2014 and from 23 Feb 2015 to 18 Mar 2016Temporarily not serving West Croydon Bus Station northbound; change of timing point. Timetable otherwise as 16/06/14. 
09 October 2014 diversionRan 09 Oct to 21 Nov 2014 and 05 Jan to 22 Feb 2015Temporarily diverted away from West Croydon Bus Station southbound; change of timing point. Still not serving West Croydon Bus Station northbound. Timetable otherwise as 16/06/14.
19 March 2016 diversionRan 19 Mar to 09 Sep Sep 2016 New times. Still temporarily not serving West Croydon Bus Station northbound; change of timing point. 
10 September 2016 diversionRan 10 Sep to 07 Oct 2016 New times. Still temporarily not serving West Croydon Bus Station northbound; change of timing point. 
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Route 290: Staines & Twickenham
30 June 2001Withdrawn between Richmond and Twickenham. Increased Sunday frequency.
02 September 2006Replaced 01 Oct 2011
01 October 2011Replaced 21 Jan 2012
21 January 2012Replaced 25 Jan 2014
25 January 2014Replaced 01 Oct 2016
11 August 2014 diversionRan 11 Aug to 25 Aug 2014Temporary diversion (Twickenham)
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Route 291: Woodlands & Queen Elizabeth II Hospital
24 February 2001    PANELExtended to Queen Elizabeth Hospital
24 January 2004Replaced 19 Dec 2009
19 December 2009Replaced 06 Feb 2010Rerouted in Woolwich
06 February 2010Replaced 22 Jan 2011Further rerouted in Woolwich
22 January 2011Replaced 26 Dec 2012
16 April 2012 OlympicRan 16 Apr to 28 Apr 2012, 16 Jul 2012 to 06 Aug 2012 and 21 Aug to 06 Sep 2012Diversion (Woolwich Common)
26 December 2012Replaced 26 Jan 2013Change to Boxing Day only
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Route 292: Borehamwood & Colindale
21 June 2003    PANEL
06 December 2003    PANELIncreased Sunday frequency
04 September 2004
15 September 2007Replaced 27 Jun 2011
27 June 2011Replaced 26 Dec 2012
26 December 2012Replaced 07 Dec 2013Change to Boxing Day only
07 December 2013Replaced 19 Sep 2015
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Route 293: Epsom & Morden
19 July 2003Replaced 31 Aug 2008Operator change (London General to Quality Line). Rerouted via Lower Morden. Operates at all times to Epsom General Hospital.
30 August 2008    PDFReplaced 05 Jan 2009Operator change (Quality Line to Metrobus)
03 January 2009    PDFReplaced 27 Mar 2010
27 March 2010Replaced 26 Dec 2012
26 December 2012Replaced 31 Aug 2013Change to Boxing Day only
31 August 2013Replaced 04 Jun 2016
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Route 294: Noak Hill & Havering Park
23 June 2001    PANELChange to Noak Hill terminal
27 March 2004    PANELIncreased evening and Sunday frequency
15 October 2005Replaced 24 Jul 2010Rerouted at Noak Hill
24 July 2010Replaced 26 Mar 2011Rerouted in Romford
26 March 2011Replaced 26 Dec 2012
26 December 2012Replaced 04 Mar 2013Changes to Boxing Day only
04 March 2013Replaced 29 Jul 2013
29 July 2013Replaced 12 Aug 2013School holiday timetable introduced
12 August 2013Replaced 04 Nov 2013Rerouted late evenings in Romford
04 November 2013Replaced 01 Mar 2014
01 March 2014Replaced 27 Jul 2015
27 July 2015Replaced 30 Apr 2016
30 April 2016 temporary Currently replaced from 19 Nov 2016 by temporary timetable
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Route 295: Ladbroke Grove & Clapham Junction
20 July 2002    PANEL
29 January 2005    PANEL
11 February 2006    PANELEarlier journeys added
15 September 2007    PDFReplaced 18 Oct 2008Becomes 24 hour service
18 October 2008    PDFReplaced 13 Nov 2010
13 November 2010    PDFReplaced 05 Nov 2011
17 January 2011    PDF temporaryRan 17 Jan to 20 Feb 2011Temporary timetable (Latimer Road station closure)
05 November 2011    PDF Replaced 22 Jun 2013 (operator change)
26 December 2011    PDFReplaced 26 Dec 2012Boxing Day times
28 January 2013 temp/divRan 28 Jan to 24 Feb 2013Temporary timetable (Shepherd's Bush Green)
18 March 2013 temporaryRan 18 Mar to 10 May 2013Temporary timetable (Hammersmith)
22 June 2013Replaced 14 Jun 2014Operator change (part of First operation sold to Tower Transit)
14 June 2014Replaced 26 Jun 2015
14 June 2014Replaced 31 Oct 2015 Football timetable
26 June 2015Initially replaced by temporary timetable from 12 Sep 2015 but never reinstatedSeparate school holiday timetables discontinued 26/05/15
12 September 2015 temporaryRan 12 Sep to 30 Oct 2015 Temporary timetable (Ladbroke Grove)
30 October 2015 temporaryRan 30 Oct to 04 Dec 2015 Operator change (Tower Transit to Metroline). Still temporary timetable (Ladbroke Grove)
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Route 296: Romford & Ilford
14 October 2000    PANELWithdrawn between Harold Wood and Romford
26 June 2004    PANELChange to Ilford terminal
15 October 2005Operator change (First to Stagecoach)
25 November 2006Replaced 06 Mar 2010
06 March 2010Replaced 16 Oct 2010
10 July 2010Ran 10 Jul to 27 Aug 2010Temporary diversion (Gants Hill)
16 October 2010Replaced 16 Jun 2012
24 October 2011Ran 24 Oct to 04 Dec 2010Temporary timetable and diversion (Little Heath)
16 June 2012Replaced 04 Mar 2013
04 March 2013Replaced 12 Aug 2013
12 August 2013Replaced 12 Jan 2014Rerouted late evenings in Romford
12 January 2014Replaced 27 Jul 2015
27 July 2015Replaced 12 Sep 2015 School summer holiday timetable withdrawn; timetable otherwise as 12/01/14
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Route 297: Ealing & Willesden
01 September 2001    PANEL
06 December 2003Replaced 07 Jun 2008Increased evening and Sunday frequency
07 June 2008Replaced 26 Dec 2010Becomes 24 hour service
  20 July 2009 temporaryRan 20 Jul to 04 Sep 2009Temporary timetable (Wembley, Neasden). Not available.
26 December 2010Replaced 26 Dec 2012 Change to Boxing Day only
26 December 2012Replaced 01 Mar 2014Change to Boxing Day only
01 June 2013 temporaryRan 01 Jun to 27 Jul 2013Temporary timetable (Perivale)
28 July 2013 temporaryRan 28 Jul  to 29 Aug 2013Revised temporary timetable (Perivale) on Sundays
01 March 2014Replaced 03 Oct 2015
03 October 2015Replaced 05 Dec 2015 Revised terminus at Ealing
05 December 2015 Current timetable
09 January 2016 temporaryRan 09 Jan to 10 Jun 2016Temporary timetable (Neasden)
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Route 298: Potters Bar & Arnos Grove
29 March 2003
03 February 2007
29 September 2007Replaced 27 Nov 2010 
30 August 2008 temp/divRan 30 Aug to 28 Nov 2008Temporary timetable with Potters Bar Station omitted
27 November 2010Replaced 04 Feb 2012Evening, Sat and Sun service cut back to Potters Bar Station
04 February 2012Replaced 01 Jun 2013Operator change (Arriva to Sullivan)
03 June 2013Replaced 02 Dec 2013
02 December 2013Replaced 06 Dec 2014
06 December 2014Replaced 03 Sep 2016
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Route 299: Cockfosters & Muswell Hill
03 February 2001    PANEL
04 February 2006    PDFReplaced 23 May 2009
23 May 2009    PDFReplaced 05 Feb 2011
05 February 2011    PDFReplaced 31 Mar 2012
  04 July 2011 diversionRan 04 Jul to 25 Sep 2011Temporary diversion (Powys Lane); no change to PDF
26 December 2011    PDFReplaced 31 Mar 2012Boxing Day times
31 March 2012Replaced 01 Mar 2014Change of operator (part of First operation bought by London General)
01 March 2014 Current timetable
22 September 2014 diversionRan 22 Sep to 23 Oct 2014Temporarily withdrawn between Bounds Green and Muswell Hill during works in Colney Hatch Lane
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