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Route 242

Welwyn Garden City (Suns) - Potters Bar - Cuffley - Flamstead End - Cheshunt - Waltham Cross

Mondays to Fridays           Saturdays           Sundays

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Route record (places served and roads followed)

242 Mondays to Fridays towards Waltham Cross      Other direction      Sat      Sun


                                                   SD   NSD                                                    SD   NSD
Cranborne Road Industrial Estate    --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1238  --   --   --   --   --   --
Dame Alice Owen's School            --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1555  --   --
Potters Bar Station                 --   --   --  0733 0746 0830  --   --   --   --   --  1244  --   --   --  1605 1607 1725
Potters Bar, Bus Garage            0530 0550 0625 0740 0752 0836  --   --   --   --  1220 1250  --   --   --  1614 1616 1732
Northaw, Two Brewers               0535 0555 0630 0745 0757 0841  --   --   --   --  1225 1255  --   --   --  1619 1621 1737
Cuffley Station                    0540 0600 0635 0755 0802 0846 0925 1010 1055 1135 1230 1300 1350 1420 1540 1626 1626 1742
Goffs Oak, War Memorial            0543 0603 0638 0758 0805 0849 0928 1013 1058 1138 1233 1303 1353 1423 1543 1629 1629 1745
  Cheshunt, Goff's School           --   --   --  0805  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --
Rosedale Estate, Hornbeam Way      0547 0607 0642 0809 0809 0853 0932 1017 1102 1142 1237 1307 1357 1427 1547 1633 1633 1749
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre        0554 0615 0650 0818 0818 0902 0941 1026 1111 1151 1246 1316 1406 1436 1556 1642 1642 1759
Whitefields Road, Mayo Close        --  0618 0653 0821 0821 0905 0944 1029 1114 1154 1249 1319 1409 1439 1559 1645 1645 1802
Flamstead End, Jolly Bricklayers   0558 0620 0655 0823 0823 0907 0946 1031 1116 1156 1251 1321 1411 1441 1601 1647 1647 1804
Cheshunt, Old Pond                 0603 0626 0701 0829 0829 0913 0952 1037 1122 1202 1257 1327 1417 1447 1607 1655 1655 1811
Waltham Cross, Bus Station         0610 0633 0708 0839 0839 0923 1002 1045 1130 1210 1305 1335 1425 1455 1615 1705 1705 1819

Potters Bar Station                1825 1915  --
Potters Bar, Bus Garage            1830 1920  --
Northaw, Two Brewers               1835 1925  --
Cuffley Station                    1840 1930 2035
Goffs Oak, War Memorial            1843 1933 2038
Rosedale Estate, Hornbeam Way      1847 1936 2041
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre        1856 1941 2046
Whitefields Road, Mayo Close       1859 1943 2048
Flamstead End, Jolly Bricklayers   1901 1945 2050
Cheshunt, Old Pond                 1905 1949 2054
Waltham Cross, Bus Station         1912 1955 2100

SD - School days only
NSD - Not school days

242 Mondays to Fridays towards Potters Bar      Other direction       Sat      Sun


                                              NSD  SD                                           NSD  SD
Waltham Cross, Bus Station         0615 0640 0715 0715 0845 0930 1015 1055 1135 1215 1310 1340 1430 1430 1500 1625 1715 1825
Cheshunt, Old Pond                 0621 0646 0721 0721 0853 0938 1023 1103 1143 1223 1318 1348 1438 1438 1508 1633 1725 1831
Flamstead End, Jolly Bricklayers   0626 0651 0726 0726 0859 0944 1029 1109 1149 1229 1324 1354 1444 1444 1514 1639 1731 1836
Whitefields Road, Mayo Close        --  0653 0728 0728 0901 0946 1031 1111 1151 1231 1326 1356 1446 1446 1516 1641 1733 1838
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre        0630 0656 0731 0731 0904 0949 1034 1114 1154 1234 1329 1359 1449 1449 1519 1644 1736 1841
Rosedale Estate, Hornbeam Way      0637 0703 0738 0738 0912 0957 1042 1122 1202 1242 1337 1407 1457 1457 1527 1652 1743 1848
  Cheshunt, Goff's School           --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1505  --   --   --   --
Goffs Oak, War Memorial            0642 0708 0744 0744 0917 1002 1047 1127 1207 1247 1342 1412 1502 1508 1532 1657 1748 1852
Cuffley Station                    0645 0711 0751 0751 0920 1005 1050 1130 1210 1250 1345 1415 1505 1511 1535 1702 1754 1855
Northaw, Two Brewers               0650 0716 0756 0756  --   --   --   --  1216 1256  --   --  1512 1518  --  1709 1801 1900
Potters Bar, Bus Garage            0655 0721 0801 0805  --   --   --   --  1221 1301  --   --  1517 1523  --  1714 1806 1905
Dame Alice Owen's School            --   --   --  0820  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1540  --   --   --   --
Potters Bar Station                0700 0726 0807 0825  --   --   --   --  1227 1307  --   --  1523  --   --  1720 1812 1910
Cranborne Road Industrial Estate   0707  --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1233  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --

Waltham Cross, Bus Station         1920 2005 2105
Cheshunt, Old Pond                 1926 2011 2111
Flamstead End, Jolly Bricklayers   1931 2016 2116
Whitefields Road, Mayo Close       1933 2018 2118
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre        1935 2020 2120
Rosedale Estate, Hornbeam Way      1941 2026 2126
Goffs Oak, War Memorial            1944 2029 2129
Cuffley Station                    1947 2032 2132
Northaw, Two Brewers               1952  --  2137
Potters Bar, Bus Garage            1957  --  2142

SD - School days only
NSD - Not school days

242 Saturdays towards Waltham Cross      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sun


Potters Bar Station                 --  0747 0830  --   --   --   --   --  1244  --   --   --  1609 1727  --  1915  --
Potters Bar, Bus Garage            0640 0752 0836  --   --   --   --  1220 1250  --   --   --  1614 1732  --  1920  --
Northaw, Two Brewers               0645 0757 0841  --   --   --   --  1225 1255  --   --   --  1619 1737  --  1925  --
Cuffley Station                    0650 0802 0846 0925 1010 1055 1135 1230 1300 1350 1420 1540 1626 1742  --  1930 2035
Goffs Oak, War Memorial            0653 0805 0849 0928 1013 1058 1138 1233 1303 1353 1423 1543 1629 1745  --  1933 2038
Rosedale Estate, Hornbeam Way      0657 0809 0853 0932 1017 1102 1142 1237 1307 1357 1427 1547 1633 1749 1851 1936 2041
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre        0704 0818 0902 0941 1026 1111 1151 1246 1316 1406 1436 1556 1643 1759 1858 1941 2046
Whitefields Road, Mayo Close       0706 0821 0905 0944 1029 1114 1154 1249 1319 1409 1439 1559 1646 1802 1901 1943 2048
Flamstead End, Jolly Bricklayers   0708 0823 0907 0946 1031 1116 1156 1251 1321 1411 1441 1601 1648 1804 1903 1945 2050
Cheshunt, Old Pond                 0714 0829 0913 0952 1037 1122 1202 1257 1327 1417 1447 1607 1655 1811 1907 1949 2054
Waltham Cross, Bus Station         0721 0839 0923 1002 1045 1130 1210 1305 1335 1425 1455 1615 1705 1819 1914 1955 2100

242 Saturdays towards Potters Bar      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sun


Waltham Cross, Bus Station         0730 0845 0930 1015 1055 1135 1215 1310 1340 1430 1500 1625 1715 1825 1920 2005 2105
Cheshunt, Old Pond                 0736 0853 0938 1023 1103 1143 1223 1318 1348 1438 1508 1633 1725 1831 1926 2011 2111
Flamstead End, Jolly Bricklayers   0741 0859 0944 1029 1109 1149 1229 1324 1354 1444 1514 1639 1731 1836 1931 2016 2116
Whitefields Road, Mayo Close       0743 0901 0946 1031 1111 1151 1231 1326 1356 1446 1516 1641 1733 1838 1933 2018 2118
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre        0745 0904 0949 1034 1114 1154 1234 1329 1359 1449 1519 1644 1736 1841 1935 2020 2120
Rosedale Estate, Hornbeam Way      0753 0912 0957 1042 1122 1202 1242 1337 1407 1457 1527 1652 1744 1848 1941 2026 2126
Goffs Oak, War Memorial            0758 0917 1002 1047 1127 1207 1247 1342 1412 1502 1532 1657 1749  --  1944 2029 2129
Cuffley Station                    0801 0920 1005 1050 1130 1210 1250 1345 1415 1505 1535 1702 1754  --  1947 2032 2132
Northaw, Two Brewers               0806  --   --   --   --  1216 1256  --   --  1511  --  1707 1759  --  1952  --  2137
Potters Bar, Bus Garage            0811  --   --   --   --  1221 1301  --   --  1516  --  1712 1804  --  1957  --  2142
Potters Bar Station                0817  --   --   --   --  1227 1307  --   --  1522  --  1718 1810  --   --   --   --

242 Suns/Public Holidays (not Christmas/Boxing Days) towards Waltham Cross (operated for Hertfordshire County Council) 
                                                                                                                                          Other direction  Mon-Fri   Sat


Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station               --  0915 1115 1315 1515 1715
Business Parks South                          --  0918 1118 1318 1518 1718
Herns Way, Windhill                           --  0920 1120 1320 1520 1720
Panshanger, Moors Walk/Watchlytes             --  0922 1122 1322 1522 1722
Panshanger, Moors Walk/Elizabeth House        --  0924 1124 1324 1524 1724
Welwyn Garden City, Cole Green Lane           --  0928 1128 1328 1528 1728
Queen Elizabeth II Hospital                   --  0931 1131 1331 1531 1731
Hatfield Station                              --  0937 1137 1337 1537 1737
Hatfield, Town Centre, Gracemead House        --  0939 1139 1339 1539 1739
Hatfield, Galleria                            --  0942 1142 1342 1542 1742
Hatfield, Town Centre, Woods Avenue           --  0945 1145 1345 1545 1745
Hatfield, Oxlease Drive                       --  0947 1147 1347 1547 1747
South Hatfield, Travellers Lane/Millwards     --  0949 1149 1349 1549 1749
Welham Green Station                          --  0952 1152 1352 1552 1752
Welham Green, Dixons Hill Road                --  0953 1153 1353 1553 1753
Brookmans Park, Bradmore Green                --  0956 1156 1356 1556 1756
Swanley Bar, Swanley Crescent                 --  0959 1159 1359 1559 1759
Potters Bar Station                          0814 1004 1204 1404 1604 1804
Potters Bar, Bus Garage                      0819 1009 1209 1409 1609 1809
Northaw, Two Brewers                         0824 1014 1214 1414 1614 1814
Cuffley Station                              0829 1019 1219 1419 1619 1819
Goffs Oak, War Memorial                      0832 1022 1222 1422 1622 1822
Rosedale, Rosedale Way/Fourfields            0836 1026 1226 1426 1626 1826
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre                   --  1035 1235 1435 1635  --
Flamstead End, Jolly Bricklayers             0839 1039 1239 1439 1639 1829
Cheshunt, Old Pond                           0844 1044 1244 1444 1644 1834
Waltham Cross, Bus Station                   0850 1050 1250 1450 1650 1840

242 Suns/Public Holidays (not Christmas/Boxing Days) towards Potters Bar and Welwyn Garden City (operated for Hertfordshire County Council)  
                                                                                                                                           Other direction  Mon-Fri   Sat


Waltham Cross, Bus Station                   0908 1058 1258 1458 1658 1858
Cheshunt, Old Pond                           0914 1104 1304 1504 1704 1904
Flamstead End, Jolly Bricklayers             0919 1109 1309 1509 1709 1909
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre                   --  1113 1313 1513  --   --
Rosedale, Rosedale Way/Fourfields            0922 1122 1322 1522 1712 1912
Goff's Oak, War Memorial                     0926 1126 1326 1526 1716 1916
Cuffley Station                              0929 1129 1329 1529 1719 1919
Northaw, Two Brewers                         0934 1134 1334 1534 1724 1924
Potters Bar, Bus Garage                      0939 1139 1339 1539 1729 1927
Potters Bar Station                          0944 1144 1344 1544 1734 1932
Swanley Bar, Swanley Crescent                0949 1149 1349 1549 1739  --
Brookmans Park, Bradmore Green               0952 1152 1352 1552 1742  --
Welham Green, Dixons Hill Road               0955 1155 1355 1555 1745  --
Welham Green Station                         0956 1156 1356 1556 1746  --
South Hatfield, Travellers Lane/Millwards    0959 1159 1359 1559 1749  --
Hatfield, Oxlease Drive                      1001 1201 1401 1601 1751  --
Hatfield Town Centre, Gracemead House        1003 1203 1403 1603 1753  --
Hatfield, Galleria                           1006 1206 1406 1606 1756  --
Hatfield Town Centre, Queensway              1009 1209 1409 1609 1759  --
Hatfield Station                             1011 1211 1411 1611 1801  --
Queen Elizabeth II Hospital                  1017 1217 1417 1617 1807  --
Welwyn Garden City, Cole Green Lane          1020 1220 1420 1620 1810  --
Panshanger, Moors Walk/Elizabeth Hse         1024 1224 1424 1624 1814  --
Panshanger, Moors Walk/Watchlytes            1026 1226 1426 1626 1816  --
Herns Way, Windhill                          1028 1228 1428 1628 1818  --
Business Parks South                         1030 1230 1430 1630 1820  --
Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station              1033 1233 1433 1633 1823  --

Note: There is no service on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. On working Mondays to Fridays around Christmas a Saturday service operates; however on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve the last journeys depart earlier.

Operated by Metroline (Mon-Sat) or Trustybus (Sundays)

Timetable revised 24/02/18

Route record

Welwyn Garden City (Suns) - Potters Bar - Cuffley - Flamstead End - Cheshunt - Waltham Cross
Main service:
Potters Bar Station
Forecourt - Darkes Lane - Mutton Lane - High Street - The Causeway - Coopers Hill - Judges Hill - Northaw - Northaw Road West - Northaw Road East - Station Road - Cuffley Station Forecourt - Station Road - Cuffley Hill - Goff's Oak - Goffs Lane - Rosedale Way - Rosedale Estate - Rosedale Way - Longfield Lane - Brookfield Lane - Halfhide Lane - The Links - Brookfield Centre - The Links - Halfhide Lane - Brookfield Lane - Whitefields Road - Church Lane - Flamstead End - Churchgate Road - Churchgate - College Road - Cheshunt Old Pond - Turners Hill - Crossbrook Street - Theobalds Grove Station - High Street - Monarch's Way - Eleanor Cross Road - Waltham Cross Bus Station
Notes: On schooldays one morning journey diverts at junction of Goffs Lane and Rosedale Way to double run further along Goffs Lane to serve Goffs School.
One Mon-Fri midday journey starts from Cranborne Road Industrial Estate via Cranborne Road - Mutton Lane - Darkes Lane to Potters Bar Station, then as above.
On schoolday afternoons, one journey commences from Dame Alice Owen's School via Sawyers Lane - Baker Street - Darkes Lane to Potters Bar Station, then as above
.
The first Mon-Fri journey omits the Whitefields Road area. They run via a further section of Brookfield Lane and Flamstead End Road. The Sunday service also adopts this routeing, with the first and last journeys also omitting the loop to Brookfield Centre. These journeys run direct from Longfield Lane to Flamstead End Raod.
Sunday service:
Welwyn Garden City Station
Bus Station - Osborn Way - Bridge Road - Bessemer Road - Mundells - Herns Way - Moors Walk - Panshanger - Sylvan Way - Black Fan Road - Cole Green Lane - Chequers - Hertford Road - Great North Road - Hatfield Station - Great North Road - French Horn Lane - Queensway then double run via Queensway - Cavendish Way to Hatfield Galleria then Woods Avenue - South Hatfield - Travellers Lane - Southway - Great North Road - Dixons Hill Road - Welham Green Station - Dixons Hill Road - Station Road - Brookmans Park Station - Brookmans Road - Bradmore Green - Bluebridge Road - Hawkshead Road - Great North Road - Church Road - Darkes Lane to Potters Bar Station and as above (but omitting the Whitefields Road area) to Waltham Cross Bus Station

Waltham Cross - Cheshunt - Flamstead End - Cuffley - Potters Bar - (Suns) Welwyn Garden City 
Main service:
Waltham Cross
Bus Station - Eleanor Cross Road - Monarch's Way - High Street - Theobalds Grove Station - Crossbrook Street - Turners Hill - Cheshunt Old Pond - College Road - Churchgate - Churchgate Road - Flamstead End - Church Lane - Whitefields Road - Brookfield Lane - Halfhide Lane - The Links - Brookfield Centre - The Links -Halfhide Lane - Brookfield Lane - Longfield Lane - Rosedale Way - Rosedale Estate - Rosedale Way - Goffs Lane - Goff's Oak - Cuffley Hill - Station Road - Cuffley Station Forecourt - Station Road - Northaw Road East - Northaw Road West - Northaw - Judges Hill - Coopers Hill - The Causeway - High Street - Mutton Lane - Darkes Lane - Potters Bar Station Forecourt
Note: On schoolday afternoons one journey diverts at junction of Rosedale Way and Goffs Lane to double run along Goffs Lane to serve Goffs School.
On Mons-Fris one early journey and one midday journey run as above to Potters Bar Station then via Darkes Lane - Mutton Lane - Cranborne Road to Cranborne Road Industrial Estate..
On schoolday mornings, one journey continues along a further section of Mutton Lane - Dugdale Hill Lane - Dame Alice Owen School - Sawyers Lane - Baker Street to Darkes Lane and Potters Bar Station

The first Mon-Fri journey omits the Whitefields Road area, running via Flamstead End Road and a further section of Brookfield Lane. The Sunday service also adopts this routeing, with the first and last two journeys also omitting the loop to Brookfield Centre. These journeys run direct from Flamstead End Road to Longfield Lane.

Sunday service:
As above from
Waltham Cross Bus Station as above (but omitting Whitefields Road area) to Potters Bar Station then via Darkes Lane - Church Road - Great North Road - Hawkshead Road - Bluebridge Road - Bradmore Green - Brookmans Road - Brookmans Park Station - Station Road - Dixons Hill Road - Welham Green Station - Dixons Hill Road - Great North Road - Southway - Travellers Lane - South Hatfield - Woods Avenue - then double run via Queensway - Cavendish Way to Hatfield Galleria then Queensway - French Horn Lane - Great North Road - Hatfield Station - Great North Road - Hertford Road - Chequers - Howlands - QE Hospital - Howlands - Cole Green Lane - Black Fan Road - Sylvan Way - Panshanger - Moors Walk - Herns Way - Mundells - Bessemer Road - Bridge Road - Osborn Way - Welwyn Garden City Station
Bus Station

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