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Route 52 -  Notting Hill Carnival service (through service to Willesden)

Willesden Kensal Rise Harrow Road Marble Arch Victoria

24 hour service

Long term change to arrival point at Victoria

Diverted through service during Notting Hill Carnival, running via Harrow Road and Marble Arch. A further service runs between Notting Hill Gate and Victoria.

Click here for separate Carnival service between Notting Hill Gate and Victoria

Click here for normal timetable

Carnival Sunday           Carnival Monday           

Route record (places served and roads followed)

Note: This route is classed as high frequency, and as such controllers will endeavour to provide an even service rather than necessarily adhering exactly to the times shown.

52 Carnival Sunday towards Victoria      Other direction      Monday 




Willesden, Bus Garage (Pound Lane)           2320 2335 2355 0015 0034 0104 0134 0204 0234 0305 0335 0405 0435 0450 0510 0530 0550 0610
Willesden High Road, Bus Garage              2322 2337 2357 0017 0036 0106 0136 0206 0236 0307 0337 0407 0437 0451 0511 0531 0551 0611
Kensal Rise Station                          2329 2344 0004 0024 0041 0111 0141 0211 0241 0312 0342 0412 0442 0459 0519 0539 0559 0619
Ladbroke Grove, Sainsbury's                  2333 2348 0008 0028 0044 0114 0144 0214 0244 0315 0345 0415 0445  --   --   --   --   --
Ladbroke Grove Station                       2338 2353 0013 0033 0048 0118 0148 0218 0248 0318 0348 0418 0448  --   --   --   --   --
Notting Hill Gate, Palace Gardens Terrace    2344 2358 0018 0038 0053 0123 0153 0223 0253 0323 0353 0423 0453  --   --   --   --   --
Kensington, Church                           2349 0003 0023 0043 0058 0128 0158 0228 0258 0328 0358 0428 0458  --   --   --   --   --
Kensington, Palace Gate                      2351 0004 0024 0044 0059 0129 0159 0229 0259 0329 0359 0429 0459  --   --   --   --   --
Harrow Road, Police Station                   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  0503 0523 0543 0603 0623
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                     --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  0511 0531 0551 0611 0631
Victoria Station, Bus Station                0003 0013 0033 0053 0110 0140 0210 0240 0310 0340 0410 0440 0510 0519 0539 0559 0619 0639

Willesden, Bus Garage (Pound Lane)           0630 0650 0710 0730 0745 0800 0815 0830 0850 0910 0930 0950 1002 1014 1026 1038 1050 1105
Willesden High Road, Bus Garage              0631 0651 0711 0731 0746 0801 0816 0831 0851 0911 0931 0951 1003 1015 1027 1039 1051 1106
Kensal Rise Station                          0639 0659 0719 0739 0754 0809 0824 0839 0859 0919 0939 0959 1011 1023 1035 1047 1059 1114
Harrow Road, Police Station                  0643 0703 0723 0743 0758 0815 0831 0847 0907 0927 0947 1007 1019 1031 1043 1056 1111 1126
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    0651 0711 0731 0751 0806 0824 0840 0856 0916 0936 0957 1017 1029 1041 1053 1110 1125 1140
Victoria Station, Bus Station                0659 0719 0739 0759 0815 0833 0849 0905 0925 0945 1006 1026 1039 1052 1104 1121 1136 1151

Willesden, Bus Garage (Pound Lane)           1120 Then      35 50 05 20         1835 1850 1905 1920 1935 1950 2005 2020 2035 2055 2115
Willesden High Road, Bus Garage              1121 every 15  36 51 06 21         1836 1851 1906 1921 1936 1951 2006 2021 2036 2056 2116
Kensal Rise Station                          1129 minutes   44 59 14 29         1844 1859 1914 1929 1944 1959 2014 2029 2044 2104 2124
Harrow Road, Police Station                  1141 at these  56 11 26 41 until   1856 1911 1926 1939 1954 2009 2024 2039 2054 2114 2134
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    1155 minutes   10 25 40 55         1910 1924 1937 1950 2005 2020 2035 2050 2105 2125 2145
Victoria Station, Bus Station                1206 past hour 21 36 51 06         1921 1934 1947 2000 2015 2030 2045 2100 2115 2135 2155

Willesden, Bus Garage (Pound Lane)           2135 2155 2215 2235 2255 2315 2335 2355
Willesden High Road, Bus Garage              2136 2156 2216 2236 2256 2316 2336 2356
Kensal Rise Station                          2144 2204 2224 2244 2304 2324 2344 0004
Harrow Road, Police Station                  2154 2214 2234 2254 2314 2334 2354 0014
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    2205 2225 2245 2305 2325 2345 0005 0025
Victoria Station, Bus Station                2215 2235 2255 2315 2335 2355 0015 0035

52 Carnival Sunday towards Willesden      Other direction      Monday 




Victoria Station, Wilton Road                2323 2332 2341 2350 2400 0010 0020 0050 0120 0150 0220 0250 0320 0350 0420 0450 0506 0526
Victoria, Grosvenor Gardens                  2324 2333 2342 2351 0001 0011 0021 0051 0121 0151 0221 0251 0321 0351 0421 0451 0507 0527
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                     --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  0515 0535
Harrow Road, Police Station                   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  0524 0544
Kensington, Palace Gate                      2335 2344 2353 0002 0012 0022 0031 0101 0131 0201 0231 0301 0330 0400 0430 0500  --   --
Kensington, Church                           2336 2345 2354 0003 0013 0023 0032 0102 0132 0202 0232 0302 0331 0401 0431 0501  --   --
Notting Hill Gate, Kensington Church Street  2340 2349 2358 0007 0017 0027 0037 0107 0137 0207 0237 0306 0335 0405 0435 0505  --   --
Ladbroke Grove Station                       2347 2356 0005 0014 0024 0034 0044 0114 0144 0214 0244 0313 0342 0412 0442 0512  --   --
Ladbroke Grove, Sainsbury's                  2351 2400 0009 0018 0028 0038 0047 0117 0147 0217 0247 0316 0345 0415 0445 0515  --   --
Kensal Rise Station                          2355 0004 0013 0022 0032 0042 0051 0121 0151 0221 0251 0319 0348 0418 0448 0518 0529 0549
Willesden High Road, Pound Lane              0002 0011 0020 0029 0038 0048 0057 0127 0157 0227 0257 0325 0354 0424 0454 0524 0535 0555

Victoria Station, Wilton Road                0546 Then      06 26 46       0906 0926 0946 1006 1021 1036 1051 1106 1120 1134 1148 1203
Victoria, Grosvenor Gardens                  0547 every 20  07 27 47       0907 0927 0947 1007 1022 1037 1052 1107 1121 1135 1149 1204
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    0555 minutes   15 35 55       0915 0935 0955 1015 1030 1045 1101 1116 1130 1144 1158 1213
Harrow Road, Police Station                  0604 at these  24 44 04 until 0924 0944 1006 1026 1041 1056 1115 1130 1144 1158 1212 1227
Kensal Rise Station                          0609 minutes   29 49 09       0929 0951 1014 1034 1050 1108 1127 1142 1156 1210 1224 1239
Willesden High Road, Pound Lane              0615 past hour 35 55 15       0935 0958 1021 1041 1059 1117 1136 1151 1205 1219 1233 1248

Victoria Station, Wilton Road                1218 Then      33 48 03 18         1733 1748 1803 1818 1833 1848 1903 1918 1932 1946 2000
Victoria, Grosvenor Gardens                  1219 every 15  34 49 04 19         1734 1749 1804 1819 1834 1849 1904 1919 1933 1947 2001
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    1228 minutes   43 58 13 28         1743 1758 1813 1828 1843 1858 1913 1928 1942 1956 2010
Harrow Road, Police Station                  1242 at these  57 12 27 42 until   1757 1812 1827 1842 1857 1912 1927 1939 1953 2007 2021
Kensal Rise Station                          1254 minutes   09 24 39 54         1809 1824 1839 1854 1909 1924 1937 1949 2003 2017 2031
Willesden High Road, Pound Lane              1303 past hour 18 33 48 03         1818 1832 1847 1902 1917 1931 1944 1956 2010 2024 2038

Victoria Station, Wilton Road                2014 2028 2042 2056 2111 2126 2146 2206 2226 2246 2306 2326 2346
Victoria, Grosvenor Gardens                  2015 2029 2043 2057 2112 2127 2147 2207 2227 2247 2307 2327 2347
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    2024 2038 2052 2106 2121 2136 2156 2216 2236 2256 2316 2336 2356
Harrow Road, Police Station                  2035 2049 2103 2117 2132 2147 2207 2227 2247 2307 2327 2347 0007
Kensal Rise Station                          2045 2059 2113 2127 2142 2157 2217 2237 2257 2317 2337 2357 0017
Willesden High Road, Pound Lane              2052 2106 2120 2134 2149 2204 2224 2244 2304 2324 2344 0004 0024

52 Carnival Monday towards Victoria      Other direction      Sunday 



Willesden, Bus Garage (Pound Lane)           2335 2355 0015 0034 0104 0134 0204 0234 0305 0335 0405 0435 0450 0510 0530 0550 0610 0630
Willesden High Road, Bus Garage              2336 2356 0016 0036 0106 0136 0206 0236 0307 0337 0407 0437 0451 0511 0531 0551 0611 0631
Kensal Rise Station                          2344 0004 0024 0041 0111 0141 0211 0241 0312 0342 0412 0442 0459 0519 0539 0559 0619 0639
Ladbroke Grove, Sainsbury's                   --   --   --  0044 0114 0144 0214 0244 0315 0345 0415 0445  --   --   --   --   --   --
Ladbroke Grove Station                        --   --   --  0048 0118 0148 0218 0248 0318 0348 0418 0448  --   --   --   --   --   --
Notting Hill Gate, Palace Gardens Terrace     --   --   --  0053 0123 0153 0223 0253 0323 0353 0423 0453  --   --   --   --   --   --
Kensington, Church                            --   --   --  0058 0128 0158 0228 0258 0328 0358 0428 0458  --   --   --   --   --   --
Kensington, Palace Gate                       --   --   --  0059 0129 0159 0229 0259 0329 0359 0429 0459  --   --   --   --   --   --
Harrow Road, Police Station                  2354 0014 0034  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  0503 0523 0543 0603 0623 0643
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    0005 0025 0043  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  0511 0531 0551 0611 0631 0651
Victoria Station, Bus Station                0015 0035 0050 0110 0140 0210 0240 0310 0340 0410 0440 0510 0519 0539 0559 0619 0639 0659

Willesden, Bus Garage (Pound Lane)           0650 0710 0730 0745 0800 0820 0840 0900 0915 0930 0945 1000 1012 1024 1036 1048 1100 1115
Willesden High Road, Bus Garage              0651 0711 0731 0746 0801 0821 0841 0901 0916 0931 0946 1001 1013 1025 1037 1049 1101 1116
Kensal Rise Station                          0659 0719 0739 0754 0809 0829 0849 0909 0924 0939 0954 1009 1021 1033 1045 1057 1109 1124
Harrow Road, Police Station                  0703 0723 0743 0758 0814 0834 0854 0914 0929 0944 1002 1017 1029 1041 1054 1109 1121 1136
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    0711 0731 0751 0806 0823 0843 0903 0923 0938 0953 1012 1027 1039 1053 1108 1123 1135 1150
Victoria Station, Bus Station                0719 0739 0759 0815 0832 0852 0912 0932 0947 1002 1021 1036 1050 1104 1119 1134 1146 1201

Willesden, Bus Garage (Pound Lane)           1130 Then      45 00 15 30         1510 1520 Then      35 50 05 20         1835 1850 1905
Willesden High Road, Bus Garage              1131 every 15  46 01 16 31         1511 1521 every 15  36 51 06 21         1836 1851 1906
Kensal Rise Station                          1139 minutes   54 09 24 39         1519 1529 minutes   44 59 14 29         1844 1859 1914
Harrow Road, Police Station                  1151 at these  06 21 36 51 until   1531 1541 at these  56 11 26 41 until   1856 1911 1926
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    1205 minutes   20 35 50 05         1545 1555 minutes   10 25 40 55         1910 1925 1937
Victoria Station, Bus Station                1216 past hour 31 46 01 16         1556 1606 past hour 21 36 51 06         1921 1935 1947

Willesden, Bus Garage (Pound Lane)           1920 Then      35 50 05 20         2335 2355 0015
Willesden High Road, Bus Garage              1921 every 15  36 51 06 21         2336 2356 0016 then as
Kensal Rise Station                          1929 minutes   44 59 14 29         2344 0004 0024 normal
Harrow Road, Police Station                  1939 at these  54 09 24 39 until   2354 0014 0034 Monday
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    1950 minutes   05 20 35 50         0005 0025 0043 service
Victoria Station, Bus Station                2000 past hour 15 30 45 00         0015 0035 0050

52 Carnival Monday towards Willesden      Other direction      Sunday 




Victoria Station, Wilton Road                2326 2346 0006 0010 0020 0050 0100 0120 0150 0220 0250 0320 0350 0420 0450 0506 0526 0546
Victoria, Grosvenor Gardens                  2327 2347 0007 0011 0021 0051 0101 0121 0151 0221 0251 0321 0351 0421 0451 0507 0527 0547
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    2336 2356 0016  --   --   --  0107  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  0515 0535 0555
Harrow Road, Police Station                  2347 0007 0027  --   --   --  0116  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  0524 0544 0604
Kensington, Palace Gate                       --   --   --  0022 0031 0101  --  0130 0200 0230 0300 0330 0400 0430 0500  --   --   --
Kensington, Church                            --   --   --  0023 0032 0102  --  0131 0201 0231 0301 0331 0401 0431 0501  --   --   --
Notting Hill Gate, Kensington Church Street   --   --   --  0027 0036 0106  --  0135 0205 0235 0305 0335 0405 0435 0505  --   --   --
Ladbroke Grove Station                        --   --   --  0034 0043 0113  --  0142 0212 0242 0312 0342 0412 0442 0512  --   --   --
Ladbroke Grove, Sainsbury's                   --   --   --  0038 0047 0117  --  0145 0215 0245 0315 0345 0415 0445 0515  --   --   --
Kensal Rise Station                          2357 0017 0037 0042 0051 0121 0124 0149 0219 0249 0318 0348 0418 0448 0518 0529 0549 0609
Willesden High Road, Pound Lane              0004 0024 0042 0048 0057 0127 0129 0155 0225 0255 0324 0354 0424 0454 0524 0535 0555 0615

Victoria Station, Wilton Road                0606 Then      26 46 06       0906 0926 0946 1001 1016 1031 1046 1101 1116 1131 1146 1201
Victoria, Grosvenor Gardens                  0607 every 20  27 47 07       0907 0927 0947 1002 1017 1032 1047 1102 1117 1132 1147 1202
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    0615 minutes   35 55 15       0915 0935 0955 1010 1025 1040 1055 1111 1126 1141 1156 1211
Harrow Road, Police Station                  0624 at these  44 04 24 until 0924 0944 1006 1021 1036 1051 1109 1125 1140 1155 1210 1225
Kensal Rise Station                          0629 minutes   49 09 29       0929 0949 1014 1029 1044 1103 1121 1137 1152 1207 1222 1237
Willesden High Road, Pound Lane              0635 past hour 55 15 35       0935 0956 1021 1036 1052 1112 1130 1146 1201 1216 1231 1246

Victoria Station, Wilton Road                1216 Then      31 46 01 16         1731 1746 1801 1816 1831 1846 1901 1916 1931 1946 2001
Victoria, Grosvenor Gardens                  1217 every 15  32 47 02 17         1732 1747 1802 1817 1832 1847 1902 1917 1932 1947 2002
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    1226 minutes   41 56 11 26         1741 1756 1811 1826 1841 1856 1911 1926 1941 1956 2011
Harrow Road, Police Station                  1240 at these  55 10 25 40 until   1755 1810 1825 1840 1855 1910 1925 1937 1952 2007 2022
Kensal Rise Station                          1252 minutes   07 22 37 52         1807 1822 1837 1852 1907 1922 1935 1947 2002 2017 2032
Willesden High Road, Pound Lane              1301 past hour 16 31 46 01         1816 1830 1845 1900 1915 1929 1942 1954 2009 2024 2039

Victoria Station, Wilton Road                2016 Then      31 46 01 16         2331 2341 2351 There may be
Victoria, Grosvenor Gardens                  2017 every 15  32 47 02 17         2332 2342 2352 additional late jnys
Marble Arch, Edgware Road                    2026 minutes   41 56 11 26         2341 2351 0001 after which
Harrow Road, Police Station                  2037 at these  52 07 22 37 until   2352 0002 0012 the normal
Kensal Rise Station                          2047 minutes   02 17 32 47         0002 0012 0022 Monday
Willesden High Road, Pound Lane              2054 past hour 09 24 39 54         0009 0019 0029 timetable runs

Operated by Metroline for London Buses.

Timetable revised 28/08/16 (may have operated in earlier years)

Route record

Willesden Kensal Rise Harrow Road Marble Arch Victoria
Willesden Bus Garage - Pound Lane - High Road - Brondesbury Park - Staverton Road - Sidmouth Road - Chamberlayne Road - Kensal Rise Station - Chamberlayne Road - Kilburn Lane - Harrow Road - Royal Oak Station - Harrow Road - Harrow Road Bridge - Harrow Road - Edgware Road (Bakerloo Line) Station - Edgware Road - Edgware Road (Circle/District/Hammersmith & City Lines) Station - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Oxford Street - Marble Arch Station - Park Lane - Hyde Park Corner Station - Hyde Park Corner - Duke of Wellington Place - Grosvenor Place - Lower Grosvenor Place - Buckingham Palace Road - Terminus Place - Victoria Station Bus Station
The section in red shows the Carnival diversion routeing. The normal routeing is via Ladbroke Grove - Canal Way - Ladbroke Grove Sainsbury's - Canal Way - Ladbroke Grove - Ladbroke Grove Station - Ladbroke Grove - Elgin Crescent - Kensington Park Road - Pembridge Road - Notting Hill Gate Station - Notting Hill Gate - Palace Gardens Terrace - Kensington Mall - Kensington Church Street - Kensington - Kensington High Street - Kensington Road - Kensington Gore - Kensington Road - Knightsbridge Station - Knightsbridge.
The section in green shows the temporary terminus. The normal terminus is further along Terminus Place.

Victoria - Marble Arch - Harrow Road - Kensal Rise - Willesden
Victoria Station Wilton Road - Wilton Road - Victoria Street - Grosvenor Gardens - Grosvenor Place - Hyde Park Corner Station - Park Lane - Cumberland Gate - Marble Arch - Marble Arch Station - Edgware Road - Edgware Road (Circle/District/Hammersmith & City Lines) Station - Edgware Road - Edgware Road (Bakerloo Line) Station (near Edgware Road (District, Circle and Hammersmith & City Lines) Station) - Harrow Road - Harrow Road Bridge - Harrow Road - Royal Oak Station - Harrow Road - Chamberlayne Road - Kensal Rise Station - Chamberlayne Road - Sidmouth Road - Staverton Road - Brondesbury Park Road - High Road - Willesden High Road, Pound Lane
The section in red shows the Carnival diversion routeing. The normal routeing is via Knightsbridge - Knightsbridge Station - Kensington Road - Kensington Gore - Kensington High Street - Kensington - Kensington Church Street - Notting Hill Gate - Notting Hill Gate Station - Pembridge Road - Kensington Park Road - Elgin Crescent - Ladbroke Grove - Ladbroke Grove Station - Ladbroke Grove - Canal Way - Ladbroke Grove Sainsbury's - Canal Way - Ladbroke Grove.

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