London Buses Route H17 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Harrow and Wembley Central, it is operated by London United RATP.


Route H17 commenced operation on 2 September 1989 between Harrow Bus Station and Sudbury Vale Farm Sports Centre via Harrow School - Sudbury Hill - Greenford Road - Whitton Avenue East - Bridgewater Road - Harrow Road - Watford Road as a Monday to Saturday service. the route was initially operated by R & I tours from their Park Royal (RI) garage using Lex Maxeta bodied Bedford YMQSs.

On 16 February 1991, the route passed to London Sovereign operating from their Harrow (SO) garage using Alexander bodied Mercedes-Benz 811Ds.

On 4 September 1999, the route was retained by Sovereign London and was converted to low floor operation using 9.3m Plaxton Pointer 2 bodied Dennis Dart SLFs. An evening service and a Sunday service was introduced and the route was diverted at Sudbury via Harrow Road, Chaplin Road, Ealing Road, Montrose Avenue, to Wembley Central Station Grove at the same time.

In November 2001, the 9.3m Plaxton Pointer 2 bodied Dennis Dart SLFs were replaced by 10.2m versions.

On 5 September 2011, the route was retained by London Sovereign using brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Darts.

On 6 January 2018, the operation was transferred to London United operating from their Park Royal (RP) garage.

The route will be retained by London United from 1 September 2018.

Current RouteEdit

Route H17 operates via these primary locations:

  • Harrow Bus Station
  • Harrow Town Centre
  • Tyburn Lane
  • Harrow-on-the-Hill Harrow School
  • Harrow Park
  • Clementine Churchill Hospital
  • Harrow Road
  • Sudbury Hill Station for Sudbury Hill Harrow Station
  • Sudbury Town Station
  • Sudbury Golf Club
  • Sudbury Barham Park
  • Wembley Hospital
  • Ealing Road
  • Wembley Central Station

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