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London Buses route N279 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Trafalgar Square and Waltham Cross, it is operated by Arriva London.

HistoryEdit

Route N279 commenced operation on 26 April 1996 between Victoria Bus Station and Upshire Princesfield Road via Westminster - Trafalgar Square - Charing Cross Road - Tottenham Court Road - Warren Street Stn - Euston - Kings Cross - Pancras Road - Mornington Crescent - Camden Town - Holloway - Finsbury Park - Manor House - Seven Sisters - Tottenham - Edmonton - Ponders End - Enfield Highway - Waltham Cross - Waltham Abbey - Ninefields Estate. The route was introduced to replace withdrawn route 90. The route was initially operated by Leaside Buses from their Enfield (E) garage using MCW Metrobuses.

On 15 October 1999, the route was converted to low floor operation using Alexander ALX400 bodied DAF DB250LFs and was withdrawn between Waltham Cross and Upshire.

On 15 October 2004, the route was Withdrawn between Trafalgar Square and Victtoria. At the same time, the route was rerouted between Warren Street and Mornington Crescent direct via Hampstead Road instead of via Kings Cross.

On 15 October 2011, the route was retained by Arriva London with brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s introduced.

Current RouteEdit

  • Trafalgar Square
  • Leicester Square Station
  • Tottenham Court Road Station
  • Goodge Street Station
  • Warren Street Station
  • Mornington Crescent Station
  • Camden Town Station
  • Camden Road Station
  • Holloway Nag's Head
  • Finsbury Park Station
  • Manor House Station
  • Seven Sisters Station
  • Tottenham Swan
  • Bruce Grove Station
  • Upper Edmonton
  • Edmonton Green Bus Station
  • Ponders End
  • Enfield Highway
  • Walttham Cross Bus Station

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