Route History

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73 fares

03.10.34
AR
31STL
32STL
11STL
 
M
37LT
28LT
11LT
 
W
ex 60A
ex 60A
 

STOKE NEWINGTON - Newington Green - Canonbury - Angel - Kings Cross - Euston - Tottenham Court Road - Oxford Circus - Marble Arch - Hyde Park Corner - Knightsbridge - Kensington - Hammersmith - Barnes - East Sheen - RICHMOND
Route 73 - introduced 30/11/14 Kings Cross-Barnes Red Lion
Mon-Sat allocation at Mortlake and Tottenham included Route 73B

73 map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
17.04.35
AR
#31STL
#32STL
28STL
 
M
@43LT
@28LT
35LT
 
R
--
--
8LT
 
W
ex 60A
ex 60A
--

 

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat ) - Petersham - Ham Common - Kingston - HAMPTON COURT (Suns )
Sunday extended from Richmond to Hampton Court via Route 65 and 216
Sunday only Riverside (R) allocation introduced
@ and # indicates Route 73B included

05.06.35
AR
#31STL
#32STL
28STL
 
M
@43LT
@31LT
35LT
 
R
--
--
8LT
 
W
ex 60A
ex 60A
--

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm / Suns )
Saturday pm extended from Richmond to Hampton Court

02.10.35
AR
#31STL
#32STL
11STL
 
M
@43LT
@31LT
20LT
 
W
ex 60A
ex 60A
--

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND ( Mon-Fri / Sat am/ Suns) - HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm )
Sunday withdrawn between Richmond and Hampton Court
Sunday Riverside (R) allocation withdrawn

30.10.35
AR
#48STL
#44STL
11STL
 
M
@55LT
@42LT
20LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND
Withdrawn between Richmond and Hampton Court
Cricklewood (W) allocation withdrawn

04.03.36
AR
#48STL
#44STL
11STL
 
M
@55LT
@42LT
23LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys )
Mon-Fri am journeys projected from Richmond to Kingston

08.04.36
AR
#48STL
#44STL
31STL
 
M
@55LT
@42LT
35LT
 
R
--
--
8LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat ) -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extension to Hampton Court reinstated for Summer Months
Riverside (R) allocation reintroduced

27.05.36
AR
#48STL
#44STL
31STL
 
M
@55LT
@42LT
35LT
 
R
--
--
8LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat am) -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm / Suns )
Saturday pm extension to Hampton Court reinstated for Summer Months
Riverside (R) allocation reintroduced

07.10.36
AR
#48STL
#44STL
11STL
 
M
@55LT
@42LT
23LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys )
Sat pm / Sunday service between Richmond and Hampton Court suspended for winter months

24.03.37
AR
50STL
56STL
40STL
 
M
54LT
38LT
41LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat ) -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extension to Hampton Court reinstated for Summer Months
Route 73B withdrawn thus withdrawn joint allocation

06.10.37
AR
50STL
56STL
27STL
 
M
54LT
28LT
39LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys )
Sunday service between Richmond and Hampton Court suspended for winter months

04.05.38
AR
50STL
56STL
48STL
 
M
54LT
36LT
35LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat ) -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extension to Hampton Court reinstated for Summer Months

12.10.38
AR
50STL
56STL
34STL
 
M
54LT+
36LT+
27LT
   
4LT/9
3LT/37
--

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys )
Sunday service between Richmond and Hampton Court suspended for winter months

05.04.39
AR
53STL
57STL
48STL
 
M
54LT+
36LT+
39LT
    4LT/9 3LT/37  

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat ) -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extension to Hampton Court reinstated for Summer Months

01.11.39
AR
43LT
44LT
22LT
 
M
33LT
29LT
23LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - HAMMERSMITH ( Mon-Sat evgs ) - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat except evgs / Suns ) -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys )
Sunday service between Richmond and Hampton Court suspended for winter months
Mon-Sat evening service suspended between Hammersmith and Richmond - this section also worked by Route 33

20.03.40
AR
43LT
12ST
44LT
36LT
 
M
42LT
34LT
36LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - HAMMERSMITH ( Mon-Sat evgs ) - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat except evgs ) -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extension to Hampton Court reinstated for Summer Months

15.05.40
AR
56LT
41LT
36LT
 
M
42LT
34LT
24LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat ) -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Mon-Sat evening service restored between Hammersmith and Richmond

13.11.40
AR
42LT
14ST
24LT
17ST
26LT
 
M
42LT
34LT
24LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys )
Sunday service between Richmond and Hampton Court suspended for winter months

02.04.41
AR

40LT
16ST

35LT
6ST
31LT
 
M
42LT
34LT
27LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat ) -:- KINGSTON ( Mon-Fri am journeys ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extension to Hampton Court reinstated for Summer Months

14.05.41
AR

18LT
34ST

24LT
17ST
31LT
 
M
42LT
34LT
27LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat ) -- HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Mon-Sat extension from Richmond to Kingston withdrawn

29.10.41
AR
19LT
33ST
16LT
32ST
26LT
 
M
37LT
27LT
18LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND
Sunday service between Richmond and Hampton Court suspended for winter months

28.10.42
AR
52LT
48LT
13LT
13ST
 
M
37LT
27LT
18LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - HAMMERSMITH ( Mon-Sat evgs ) - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat except evgs / Suns )
Mon-Sat evening service suspended between Hammersmith and Richmond

21.04.43
AR
48LT
41LT
33LT
 
M
34LT
27LT
19LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND
Mon-Sat evening service restored between Hammersmith and Richmond

27.10.43
AR
40LT
38LT
26LT
 
M
37LT
29LT
18LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - HAMMERSMITH ( Mon-Sat evgs ) - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat except evgs / Suns )
Mon-Sat evening service suspended between Hammersmith and Richmond

19.04.44
AR
40LT
38LT
33LT
 
M
37LT
29LT
28LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND
Mon-Sat evening service restored between Hammersmith and Richmond

25.10.44
AR
46LT
44LT
26LT
 
M
31LT
23LT
18LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - HAMMERSMITH ( Mon-Sat evgs ) - RICHMOND ( Mon-Sat except evgs / Suns )
Mon-Sat evening service suspended between Hammersmith and Richmond

02.05.45
AR
46LT
44LT
33LT
 
M
31LT
23LT
28LT

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND
Mon-Sat evening service restored between Hammersmith and Richmond

26.10.49
AR
56RTL
45RTL
34RTL
 
M
36RT
27RT
24RT

RT and RTL type introduced

04.05.55
AR
60RTL
50RTL
42RTL
 
M
30RTL
22RTL
30RTL

RT type at M converted to RTL and a shift of work from M to AR.

05.10.58
AR
58RTL
50RTL
25RTL
 
AV
--
--
6RT
 
M
33RTL
22RTL
22RTL

STOKE NEWINGTON - RICHMOND (Mon-Sat) Twickenham - Warren Road - Whitton - HOUNSLOW GARAGE (Suns)
Sunday extended from Richmond to Hounslow via withdrawn  Route 27A

26.11.58
AR
45RTL
37RTL
25RTL
 
AV
--
6RT
6RT
 
M
33RTL
37RTL
22RTL

STOKE NEWINGTON - HOUNSLOW GARAGE
Mon-Sat extended from Richmond to Hounslow replacing
  Route 33  although ran in sections - see timetable for details
Saturday Hounslow (AV) allocation introduced

04.03.59
AR
47RTL
37RTL
25RTL
 
AV
6RT
6RT
6RT
 
M
36RTL
37RTL
22RTL

Mon-Fri AV introduced to compensate for loss of Route 73A

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Scanned from May 1959 Red Book
05.12.62
AR
48RTL
39RTL
32RTL
 
AV
6RM
6RM
7RM
 
M
33RTL
37RTL
22RTL

RM type introduced to AV.

RTL845

RTL845 at Kings Cross with another RTL following

This image availabe on the
RTL download

12.12.62
AB
--
5RT
--
 
AR
48RM
37RM
32RM
 
AV
6RM
6RM
6RM
 
M
34RM
37RM
23RM

RM type introduced to AR and M.
Saturday AB allocation introduced at AB although except for early morning and evening when they operated Kensington to Hounslow but at other times they ran a shuttle between Twickenham and Hounslow for shoppers.

08.05.63
AB
--
5RT
--
 
AR
48RM
37RM
23RM
 
AV
6RM
--
7RM
 
M
34RM
37RM
23RM

Saturday AV allocation withdrawn.

RM1292

 

RM1292 enjoys a break from the west end traffic at
Stoke Newington Common

This image available with the Routemaster download

1964 times
This timetable has been extracted from the July 1964 Red Book and is available for sale as a pdf document
03.10.65
AR
54RM
41RM
29RM
 
M
32RM
24RM
15RM

AB and AV allocations withdrawn thus RT allocation withdrawn from route.

31.12.66
AR
58RM
43RM
29RM
 
M
7RM
7RM
12RM

STOKE NEWINGTON - HAMMERSMITH (Mon-Fri) - RICHMOND (Mon-Fri peaks/Sats) - HOUNSLOW (Suns)
Mon-Fri withdrawn between Hammersmith and Hounslow except for peak peak extension from Hammersmith to Richmond
Saturday
withdrawn between Richmond and Hounslow.
Withdrawn sections covered by re-introduced Route 33.

07.09.68
AR
61RM
43RM
29RM
 
M
7RM
7RM
12RM

1968 entry
This entry is part of the September 1968 allocation book which is available for sale
24.01.70
AR
59RM
36RM
28RM
 
M
--
--
8RM

STOKE NEWINGTON - HAMMERSMITH (Mon-Sat) - HOUNSLOW Bus Station (Suns)
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Hammersmith and Richmond and M allocation withdrawn.

28.10.78
AR
51RM
35RM
31RM
 
M
--
--
7RM

STOKE NEWINGTON - HAMMERSMITH (Mon-Sat) - TWICKENHAM STATION (Suns)
Sunday withdrawn between Twickenham and Hounslow - replaced by extended 281

24.11.79
AR
51RM
35RM
31RM
 
M
--
--
7RM

Mortlake Garage journeys via Sheen Lane revised to operate in service

31.01.81
AR
34RM
30RM
26RM
 
M
--
--
7RM
 
R
14RM
13RM
5RM

Daily R allocation introduced. this filled the gap left by the withdrawal of Routes 9 and 72 from Riverside

04.09.82
AR
32RM
27RM
27RM
 
R
13RM
12RM
--

STOKE NEWINGTON - HAMMERSMITH
Withdrawn between Hammersmith and Twickenham - replaced by Route 33.

25.06.83
AR
32RM
27RM
29RM
 
S
18RM
17RM
--

R Garage closed - allocation transferred to S Shepherds Bush Garage.

01.02.86
AR
34RM
27RM
22RM
 
MH
--
--
7RML
 
S
13RML/5RM
14RML/3RM
--

Sunday MH allocation introduced. RML introduced at S

25.10.86
AR
31RML/3RM
31RML/1RM
22RML
 
MH
--
--
6RML
 
S
15RML
17RML
--

RML introduced at AR

11.07.87
AR
34RML
32RML
--
 
S
16RML
17RML
20M

Sunday converted to One Person Operation
Sunday S allocation introduced but AR and MH withdrawn.

13.08.88
AR
33RML
28RML
--
 
SF
--
--
22M

VICTORIA - Hyde Park Corner - Marble Arch - Oxford Circus - Warren Street Stn - Euston - Kings Cross - Angel - Essex Road - Newington Green - STOKE NEWINGTON
Diverted at Hyde Park Corner to Victoria instead of Hammersmith - withdrawn section covered by new Route 10
Sunday allocation transferred from S to SF Stamford Hill.

M1405

M1405 St Pancras

This image available on the
Metrobus download

02.06.90
AR
35RML
30RML
--
 
SF
--
--
18M

VICTORIA - STOKE NEWINGTON (Mon-Sat) - STAMFORD HILL (Suns)
Sunday extended all day from Stoke Newington to Stamford Hill instead of just garage journeys.

09.05.92
AR
40RML
34RML
13M
 
SF
--
--
6L/M

Sunday AR allocation re-introduced.

05.09.92
AR1+
45RML
32RML
19M

Stamford Hill (SF) allocation withdrawn

RML2628

A smart RML2628 seen at Centre Point

This image available with the RML download

01.05.04
AR1+
55RML
31RML
24DLA

Contract renewal

DLA431

DLA231 waits at Tottenham

This image available on the
Arriva download

04.09.04
LV1+
42MA
41MA
31MA

SEVEN SISTERS STATION - VICTORIA
Converted to single deck artic operation and transferred to a new base at Lea Valley
Withdrawn between Seven Sisters and Tottenham Garage.

MA10

MA10 Grosvenor Place

This image available on the
Arriva download

03.09.11
SF81+
51DW
37DW
33DW

STOKE NEWINGTON - VICTORIA
Contract renewed but artic buses withdrawn in favour of double deck.
LV allocation moved to Stamford Hill (SF)
Withdrawn between Stoke Newington & Seven Sisters

DW434 HV33

DW438 Marble Arch

This image available on the
Arriva download

HV33 Park Lane - Marble Arch

This image available on the
Arriva download

14.05.15
SF81+
53LT
41LT
33LT

Start of conversion to LT type, the existing buses being used for the 253

LT534
LT534 seen here in Oxford Street
© Ian Armstrong
03.09.16
SF81+
53LT
41LT
33LT

Contract extended for two years

Operating Garages

LV Lea Valley
Changeover point at Tottenham garage - duties sign on at  AR and LV.

AR Tottenham
Changeover point at Stoke Newington Common & Kings Cross York Way stand ( crews travelled via Victoria Line from Seven Sisters)

MH Muswell Hill
Changeover point STOKE NEWINGTON (meal relief) or garage start and finish

SF Stamford Hill
Changeover point STOKE NEWINGTON (meal relief)

also ESSEX ROAD / Dove Road

W Cricklewood
Changeover point not known

R Riverside
Changeover point HAMMERSMITH GARAGE STAND

S Shepherds Bush
Changeover point Hammersmith -

M Mortlake
Changeover point EAST SHEEN Queens Road - garage journeys leave line of route at Sheen Lane and run dead via Sheen Lane - Mortlake High Street and Avondale Road - or leave line of route at Castelnau and observe Route 9 stops to M garage.

AB Twickenham
Changeover point Richmond Road - East Twickenham

AV Hounslow
Changeover point at garage

times stp tender live

 

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