Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
AB
14NS
--
17NS
 
AF
15NS
24NS
--
 
AH
17NS
10NS
10LT
17LT
 
AV
5NS
2ST
--
--
 
M
--
16NS
10LT

OLD KENT ROAD Lord Wellington ( Sat pm ) Peckham Park Road - Peckham Hill Street - PECKHAM Lord Hill ( Daily ) - Peckham Rye - Goose Green - Herne Hill - Brixton - Acre Lane - Clapham Common - Clapham Junction - Wandsworth - Putney - Barnes Common - East Sheen - Richmond - St Margarets - Isleworth - Hounslow High Street - HOUNSLOW HEATH Hussar ( Daily )

1934 map Peckham 37
Extracted from 1934 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
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17.04.35
AB
14NS
--
26NS
 
AF
15NS
24NS
--
 
AH
17NS
20NS
11NS
 
AL
--
--
15NS
 
AV
5NS
2ST
--
--
 
M
--
16NS
16NS

Sunday only Merton (AL) introduced

02.10.35
AB
14NS
--
17NS
 
AF
15NS
18NS
10NS
 
AH
15NS
19NS
11NS
 
AV
6NS
1ST
--
--
 
M
--
22NS
--

Sunday Mortlake (M) and Sunday only Merton (AL) allocations replaced by Sunday Putney (AF)

28.05.37
AB
9STL
--
23STL
 
AF
14STL
20STL
10STL
 
AH
15LT
19LT
19LT
 
AL
--
--
11STL
 
AV
10ST
--
--
 
M
--
16LT
--

Sunday only Merton (AL) reinstated

04.08.37
AB
9STL
--
23STL
 
AF
14STL
20STL
10STL
 
AH
15LT
20LT
19LT
 
AV
10ST
--
--
 
M
--
16LT
--

Sunday only Merton (AL) withdrawn

06.10.37
AB
9STL
--
17STL
 
AF
14STL
27STL
10STL
 
AH
15LT
18LT
10LT
 
AV
10ST
--
--
 
M
--
10LT
--

PECKHAM Lord Hill  -  HOUNSLOW HEATH
Saturday withdrawn between Old Kent Road and Peckham

13.04.38
AB
9STL
--
17STL
 
AF
14STL
13STL
9STL
 
AH
12LT
18LT
10LT
 
AV
10ST
--
--
 
M
--
23LT
--

PECKHAM Lord Hill  -  HOUNSLOW GARAGE
Withdrawn between Hounslow Garage and Hounslow Heath

01.06.38
AB
9STL
--
17STL
 
AF
14STL
13STL
19STL
 
AH
12LT
18LT
15LT
 
AV
10ST
--
--
 
M
--
23LT
--
 
Q
--
--
7STL

Sunday only Camberwell (Q) allocation introduced

03.08.38
AB
9STL
--
17STL
 
AF
14STL
13STL
19STL
 
AH
12LT
18LT
15LT
 
AV
10ST
--
--
 
M
--
23LT
--

Sunday only Camberwell (Q) allocation withdrawn

03.05.39
AB
9STL
--
17STL
 
AF
14STL
13STL
19STL
 
AH
12LT
18LT
15LT
 
AV
10ST
--
--
 
M
--
23LT
--
 
Q
--
--
7STL

Sunday only Camberwell (Q) reinstated

09.08.39
AB
9STL
--
17STL
 
AF
14STL
13STL
19STL
 
AH
12LT
18LT
15LT
 
AV
10ST
--
--
 
M
--
23LT
--

Sunday only Camberwell (Q) allocation withdrawn

13.12.39
AF
14STL
15STL
15STL
 
AH
11LT
12LT
11LT
 
AV
11ST+
3ST+
--
   
1ST/117
1ST/117
 
 
M
--
7LT
10LT

Twickenham (AB) allocation withdrawn
Saturday Hounslow (AV) and Sunday Mortlake (M) introduced

03.01.40
AF
14STL
21STL
15STL
 
AH
11LT
12LT
11LT
 
AV
11ST+
3ST+
--
   
1ST/117
1ST/117
 
 
M
8LT
13LT
10LT

Mon-Fri Mortlake (M) introduced

20.03.40
AF
14RT
21RT
27RT
 
AH
11LT
12LT
10LT
 
AV
11ST+
3ST+
--
   
1ST/117
1ST/117
 
 
M
8LT
13LT
10LT

Putney (AF) allocation converted to RT type

15.05.40
AF
20RT
20RT
27RT
 
AH
16LT
17LT
10LT
 
AV
11ST+
3ST+
--
   
1ST/117
1ST/117
 
 
M
--
13LT
11LT

Mon-Fri Mortlake (M) withdrawn

30.04.41
AF
19RT
19RT
27RT
 
AH
13LT
18LT
10LT
 
M
7LT
15LT
11LT

Mon-Fri Mortlake (M) reinstated
Hounslow (AV) allocation withdrawn

12.11.47
AF
28RT
29RT
18RT
 
AH
18LT
26LT+
21LT
     
4LT/63
 
 
M
--
--
11LT

Mon-Sat Mortlake (M) withdrawn

13.04.49
AF
27RT
29RT
35RT
 
AH
19LT
28LT
27LT
     
2LT/12
 
 
M
--
--
15RT

Sunday only Mortlake (M) converted to RT type

26.10.49
AF
27RT
29RT
18RT
 
AH
19RT
27RT
23RT
 
M
--
--
10RT

Nunhead (AH) allocation converted to RT type

RT90

RT90 is at the bus stop opposite Dealtry Road, off of Upper Richmond Road, Putney

This image available on the
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02.05.51
AF
26RT
28RT
37RT
 
AH
19RT
32RT
38RT

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - PECKHAM GARAGE
Peckham terminal changes to PM garage forecourt
Sunday only Mortlake (M) operation withdrawn.

06.01.54
AF
26RT
28RT
25RT
 
CA
--
--
10RTL
 
PM
--
10RT
--
 
RL
19RT
21RT
16RT

Nunhead (AH) garage closes causing the above re-allocations.

02.05.56
AF
20RTL
22RTL
23RTL
 
CA
22RTL
35RTL
22RTL
 
RL
--
--
21RT

Monday-Saturday Rye Lane (RL) allocation transferred to Clapham (CA). Saturday only Peckham (PM) allocation withdrawn.
RT type at Putney (AF) converted to RTL.

30.04.58
AF
19RTL
22RTL
14RTL
 
CA
22RTL
36RTL
25RTL
 
RL
--
--
23RT
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26.11.58
AF
14RTL
18RTL
--
 
RL
--
--
7RT
 
SW
23RTL
50RTL
33RTL

Sunday Putney (AF) allocation withdrawn.
Clapham (CA) garage closes and operation of 37 transferred to Stockwell (SW).

RTL944

RTL944 Richmond Bridge

This image availabe on the
RTL download

 

11.10.61
AF
14RTL
8RTL
10RTL
 
RL
--
--
12RT
 
SW
23RTL
50RTL
18RTL

Sunday AF allocation re-introduced.

RTW263

RTW263 - a rare sighting of this breed seen at ?

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18.12.62
AF
14RM
8RM
10RM
 
RL
--
--
16RM
 
SW
21RM
22RM/28RTL
15RM

Converted to RM operation except for Saturday when RTL still had to be operated as there were not enough RM's available.

RM1668

RM1668 waits at the Old Town - probably a victim of a staff cut

This image available on the
Nostalgia download

01.06.66
AF
14RML
8RML
11RML
 
RL
--
--
10RM
 
SW
22RML
22RML
1RM
20RTL
13RML

Converted from RM to RML operation.

22.3.69
AF
16RML
8RML
12RML
 
PM
--
--
9RM
 
SW
29RML
29RML
18RM
10RML

Rye Lane (RL) garage closes and operation of 37 transferred to Peckham (PM).

17.04.71
AF
17RML
10RML
5RML
 
PM
5RML
4RML
4RML
 
SW
14RML
14RML
5RM
14RML
2RM

Monday-Saturday Peckham (PM) allocation introduced.

08.01.72
AF
17RML
11RML
5RML
 
SW
19RML
19RML
13RM
19RML

Rye Lane (RL) allocation withdrawn.

11.10.75
AF
8RML
5RML
--
 
NX
21RML
20RML
9RML
 
SW
8RML
18RML
14RML

Daily New Cross (NX) allocation introduced.

28.10.78
AV
8RML
8RML
2RM
6RML
 
NX
11RML
11RML
2RM
6RML
 
SW
13RML
24RML
14RML

Putney (AF) allocation withdrawn but Hounslow (AV) allocation introduced.

25.04.81
AV
12RML
11RML
7RML
 
CA
13RML

13RML
13RM

13RML
1RM
 
NX
7RML
7RML
3RML

Stockwell (SW) allocation withdrawn but Clapham (CA) introduced.
Route split into two sections at most times
Hounslow to Clapham Common.
Peckham to Putney/Richmond.

RML2609

RML2609 Hounslow Bus Station

This image available with the RML download

21.06.86
AV
11M
11M
6M
 
CA
22M
24M
11M
 
SW
--
--
3D

Route converted to One Person Operation.
Daily New Cross (NX) operation withdrawn but Sunday Stockwell (SW) allocation re-introduced.

M1067

M1067 (CA) but whilst Streatham Garage was being rebuilt the buses used the AK code as shown here

This image available on the
Metrobus download

07.02.87
AV191+
11M
11M
6M
 
SW211+
22D
24D
14D

Clapham (CA) allocation withdrawn in favour of daily Stockwell (SW) operation.

DMS2499

DMS2499 Clapham Common

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Nostalgia 2 download

25.05.91
SW211+
16M
14M
10M

PECKHAM - PUTNEY High Street
Withdrawn between Putney and Hounslow - replaced by Routes 337 & H37

26.04.97
SW211+
17M
15M
10M

All night service introduced but numbered N37

24.01.98
NX
8T
9T
6T
 
SW
9M
7M
6M

New Cross (NX) allocation introduced to combat staff shortages at Stockwell (SW)

04.05.99
SW211+
18M
15M
11M

New Cross (NX) allocation withdrawn

NV146

NV146 complete with graffiti etched windows at Peckham Bus Station

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

06.01.01
AF301+
2M
2M
2M
 
SW211+
16PVL
13PVL
9PVL

Putney (AF) allocation added.

PVL334

PVL334 St John's Hill

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29.09.01
SW211+
18PVL
15PVL
11PVL

Putney (AF) allocation withdrawn.

WVL111

WVL111 subs for a PVL at Clapham Common

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download


 

09.10.04
PM301+
18AVL
16AVL
13AVL

Route sub contracted to London Central (PM)

AVL36

AVL36 Parsons Corner

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GO-AHEAD London download

06.05.06
PM301+
18AVL
17AVL
13AVL

Re-routed in East Dulwich via East Dulwich Grove and Lordship Lane instead of Melbourne Grove and Grove Vale

East Dulwich diversion map
2007 map drawn by Mike Harris shows the new routeing
The Greater London Bus Map
21.05.06
PM301+
18E
17E
13E

Phased conversion to new Enviro400 type commenced

17.02.07
PM301+
18E
17E
13E

Rerouted eastbound at Clapham Common via Long Road to Clapham Common Station instead of via North Side and The Pavement

21.04.07
PM301+
18E
17E
13E

PECKHAM - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man
Extended in Route via Putney Hill to Putney Heath Green Man - prior to this buses had run out of Route to this point at unsociable hours.

E18

E18 Green Man Bus Station

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04.06.11
PM301+
19E
17E
13E

Contract extended for two years

01.06.13
PM301+
19E
17E
13E

Contract renewal 5 years

2014 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Miike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

Operating Garages

PM Peckham
Changeover point at garage

RL Rye Lane
Changeover point at PM garage forecourt

AH Nunhead
Changeover point at Peckham Rye - Kings Arms

CA Clapham
Changeover point at garage

SW Stockwell
Changeover point at Clapham Common Station

AF Putney
Changeover point at High Street/Upper Richmond Road

M Mortlake
Changeover point at East Sheen - Queens Road

AV Hounslow
Changeover point at garage

NX New Cross
Changeover point at Peckham Bus Station or garage

Q Camberwell
Changeover point at ?

AL Merton
Changeover point at Clapham Common ?

AB Twickenham
Changeover point at Cresswell Road

 

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