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RLH London: Routes and Garages

Ordered List

Country Area

Fifty of the 76 RLHs were painted green and used in the Country Area of London Transport. The first RLH ran in June 1950 on route 336 to Amersham (the longest running lowbridge route in London Transport, dating from 1930).

The Country Area garages and principle routes were Amersham (route 336), Addlestone and Guildford (routes 436, 461, 463), Godstone (route 410), Reigate (route 447), and East Grinstead (highbridge routes only).

Country Garages
Country Routes
by name
by code
by number
Addlestone (WY)
Amersham (MA)
East Grinstead (EG)
Godstone (GD)
Guildford (GF)
Reigate (RG)
EG (East Grinstead)
GD (Godstone)
GF (Guildford)
MA (Amersham)
RG (Reigate)
WY (Addlestone)
305/305A - Amersham
336 - Amersham
353 - Amersham
359 - Amersham
408A - Guildford/Addlestone
410 - Godstone
415 - Guildford
420 - Addlestone
424 - East Grinstead
428 - East Grinstead
430 - Reigate
436 - Guildford/Addlestone
436A - Addlestone
447 - Reigate
461 - Addlestone
461A - Guildford/Addlestone
462/462B/462C - Addlestone
463 - Guildford/Addlestone
463A - Addlestone
708 - East Grinstead
715/716 - Guildford/Addlestone
725 - Addlestone

Central Area

The remaining twenty-six RLHs were painted red for use in the Central Area of London Transport, which covered the garages of Merton (route 127), Harrow Weald (route 230), Dalston (route 178) and Hornchurch (route 248).
Central Garages
Central Routes
by name
by code
by number
Dalston (D)
Harrow Weald (HD)
Hornchurch (RD)
Merton (AL)
AL (Merton)
D (Dalston)
HD (Harrow Weald)
RD (Hornchurch)
127 - Merton
152 - Merton
178 - Dalston
230/230A - Harrow Weald
248/248A - Hornchurch
249 - Hornchurch


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