London Buses route W4 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Oakthorpe Park Estate and Ferry Lane Estate, it is operated by London General


Route W4 commenced on 30 November 1991, a Monday to Saturday route between Wood Green Redvers Road and Tottenham Hale. Operated from Holloway (HT) garage using Optare MetroRiders.

In 1992, Route W4 was extended from Tottenham Hale to Ferry Lane replacing withdrawn section of Route 41. A Sunday service was introduce at the same time.

The alloctation was transferrd from Holloway (HT) garage to Potters Bar (PB) garage in 1995.

Route W4 was rerouted at Broadwater Farm Estate via Willan Road instead of the Avenue in 1996.

The route was extended from Wood Green to Oakthorpe Park in 1997.

In 2001, the route was passed to Arriva London operating from their Tottenham (AR) garage using Plaxton Pointer 2 bodied Dennis Dart SLFs.

Rerouted to serve loop at Broadwater Farm Estate in 2006.

In 2011, The route was passed to First London from their Northumberland Park (NP) garage using brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Darts.

On 31 March 2012, route W4 was included in the sale of First London's Northumberland Park (NP) garage to London General.

In 2014, Marshall Capital bodied Dennis Dart SLFs were introduced.

Due to road works in Wood Green, on 5 January 2015, the route was temporarily split operating in two sections either side: Oakthorpe Park - Wood Green Station and West Green Road - Jarrow Road. It resumed operating via Wood Green High Road on 30 May 2015.

The route will be passed to Arriva London from 3 February 2018.

Current RouteEdit

  • Ferry Lane Estate
  • Tottenham Hale Station Bus Station
  • Seven Sisters Station
  • Tottenham High Road
  • Bruce Grove Station
  • Broadwater Farm
  • Turnpike Lane Station
  • Wood Green Station
  • Oakthorpe Park Chequers Way

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