The Greater London Bus Map

Principal Map Updates

Here is a list of the main changes which have taken place to London Buses services since publication of The Greater London Bus Map No. 40 and the 2023 edition of The Greater London Night Bus Map.

Newer versions of The Greater London Bus Map (No. 41) and The Greater London Night Bus Map (2024) featuring the changes below can be purchased from my online shop.

For a complete list of all service changes that have taken place since the latest map release
please visit Robert Munster's website.


Map Corrections

Route 427 withdrawn between Southall Broadway and Acton, and rerouted at Southall Broadway via South Street and Southall Station to terminate at Southall (Merrick Road).

Route B14 withdrawn between Bexleyheath Library and Bexleyheath Shopping Centre.

 

Route Changes

Route 1 withdrawn between Holborn Station and Tottenham Court Road, and rerouted via current Route 168 to terminate at Hampstead Heath.

Routes 8, N8 and N242 re-routed in both directions via Bishopsgate and Cornhill instead of Threadneedle Street.

Routes 26 and N26 re-routed in both directions via Bishopsgate, Cornhill, Poultry and Queen Street instead of Threadneedle Street.

Route 79 rerouted at Alperton (Ealing Road) via Mount Pleasant and Beresford Avenue to Stonebridge Park Station.

Route 83 extended from Alperton Station via Ealing Road and Glacier Way to Alperton (Sainsbury's).

Route 95 rerouted from Somerset Road direct to Lady Margaret Road in both directions. It will no longer serve Cornwall Avenue, Allenby Road, Dormer's Wells Lane, Burns Avenue and Carlyle Avenue.

Routes 123, 158 and 486 night service introduced on all nights of the week.

Route 166 rerouted between South Croydon and Purley via Pampisford Road.

Route 168 withdrawn.

Route 188 withdrawn between Holborn Station and Russell Square, and rerouted to Tottenham Court Road Station.

Route 189 rerouted to serve Brent Cross West Station via Parkview Avenue in both directions.

Route 223 extended from Harrow Bus Station to Harrow View West (Eastman Village) via Headstone Road and Harrow View.

Route 278 now sets down at Ruislip Station, and starts from Ruislip High Street.

Route 312 extended from South Croydon Garage to Old Lodge Lane (Canons Hill) via Purley.

Route 316 extended from Cricklewod Garage to Brent Cross West Station.

Route 339 rerouted between Marshgate Lane and Wick Lane via Monier Bridge and Monier Road, and will no longer serve Bassett Lane, White Post Lane, Rothbury Road or Wansbeck Road.

Route 346 extended from Upminster Station to  Harold Hill (Dagnam Park Square) via Hall Lane, Tylers Common, Harold Wood, Kings Park, St. Clements Avenue, Lister Avenue, Gallows Corner (Tesco), Ashton Road, Chatteris Avenue and Hilldene Avenue. Introduced on Sundays.

Route 419 no longer serves Kilmington Road and Howsman Road towards Richmond, and now runs direct along Lonsdale Road and into Verdun Road.

Route 434 rerouted between Purley and Whyteleafe via Godstone Road and extended from Whyteleafe South to Caterham Station.

New route 439 between Whyteleafe South (Wapses Lodge Roundabout) and Waddon Marsh (Sainsbury’s) via Valley Road, Kenley, Northwood Avenue, Purley and Purley Way. No evening service.

Route 455 withdrawn.

Route 470 rerouted between Sutton Common and Sutton via Stayton Road, and withdrawn between Sutton Station and Epsom.

Route 497 withdrawn.

Route 607 renumbered SL8 with a late evening service introduced.

Route 626 rerouted to serve Potters Bar station in both directions.

Route 672 now runs additionally in the morning from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Thamesmead (Hawksmoor School).

Route 692 withdrawn.

Route E5 rerouted in the Dormers Wells Area from Telford Road via Burns Avenue and Carlyle Avenue to Lady Margaret Road in both directions. It will no longer serve Dormer's Wells Lane, North Road, Thurston Road, Allendale Avenue, Dormer's Avenue or Denbigh Road.

New route S2 between St. Helier Station and Epsom (Town Centre) via Green Lane, Wrythe Lane, Grennell Road, Benhill Road, Thicket Road, Sutton, Worcester Road, York Road, Northey Avenue, Sandy Lane, Cheam and Ewell.

Route S3 rerouted via Sutton Common Road instead of Stayton Road.

Route S4 withdrawn between St. Helier Station and Sutton (Marshalls Road), and extended from Roundshaw to Waddon Marsh (Sainsbury’s) via Plough Lane, Beddington (Asda), Beddington Lane, Coomber Way and Purley Way. Introduced during evenings and on Sundays.

Route SL1 new Limited Stop route between North Finchley and Walthamstow Central Station via Friern Barnet, Arnos Grove Station, Palmers Green, Edmonton and Crooked Billet.

Route SL2 new Limited stop route between North Woolwich (Free Ferry) and Walthamstow Central Station via Barking, Ilford, Gants Hill, Woodford Avenue and Forest Road.

Route SL3 new Limited stop route between Bromley North Station and Thamesmead (Town Centre) via Bickley, Chislehurst, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup, Bexleyheath, Bexleyheath Station and Abbey Wood.

Route SL5 new Limited stop route between Croydon (St. George's Walk) and Bromley North Station via East Croydon, Shirley, South Eden Park Road and Bromley South.

Route SL10 new Limited Stop route between Harrow Bus Station and North Finchley via Kenton, Kingsbury, West Hendon, Hendon Central and Finchley Central.

Route X26 renumbered SL7.

Route X68 renumbered SL6.

Route X140 renumbered SL9.

Routes N21, N550 and N551 re-routed in both directions via Poultry and Queen Street instead of part of Queen Victoria Street.

 

Operator Changes

Routes 9, 28, 223, 228, 251, 481, 603, 626, E1, H17, N9 and N28 are now operated by Metroline

Route 76 is now operated by Arriva.

Routes 78, 157, 262, 265, 325, 333, 366, 368, 450, 473, 601, D3 and P4 are now operated by Go-Ahead

Routes 133, 363, 404, C3 and N133 are now operated by Abellio

Routes 242, 276, 346, 379, D7 and N242 are now operated by Stagecoach

Route 340 is are now operated by RATP

Routes 628, 643, 653, 683 and 688 are now operated by UNO

Route E6 is now operated by Transport UK

 

Night Map Changes

Routes N8 and N242 re-routed in both directions via Bishopsgate and Cornhill instead of Threadneedle Street.

Routes N21, N550 and N551 re-routed in both directions via Poultry and Queen Street instead of part of Queen Victoria Street.

Route N26 re-routed in both directions via Bishopsgate, Cornhill, Poultry and Queen Street instead of Threadneedle Street and part of Queen Victoria Street.

Routes 123, 158 and 486 night service introduced on all nights of the week.

Route 188 withdrawn between Holborn Station and Russell Square, and rerouted to Tottenham Court Road Station.

Route 189 rerouted to serve Brent Cross West Station via Parkview Avenue in both directions.

 

Page last updated: 24th May 2024