Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
AF
--
--
12NS
 
R
32LT
21LT
--

CAMDEN TOWN - Prince Albert Road - Lords - Baker Street - Portman Square - Marble Arch- Hyde Park Corner- Brompton Road- South Kensington - West Cromwell Road -Earls Court Road - Lillie Road - Fulham Palace Road - Fulham High Street - Putney Bridge - PUTNEY STATION

17.04.35
AF
--
--
27NS
 
R
32LT
21LT
--

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - Putney Heath - Parkside - Wimbledon Village - WIMBLEDON STATION ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Putney to Wimbledon

17.07.35
AF
--
--
26NS
 
R
32LT
22LT
--

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Mon-Sat ) - WIMBLEDON STATION ( Suns )
Mon-Sat extended from Putney Station to Putney Heath

02.10.35
R
32LT
22LT
16LT

CAMDEN TOWN -PUTNEY HEATH Green Man(
Sunday suspended for winter months between Putney  Heath and Wimbledon
Sunday only Chelverton Road (AF) allocation withdrawn

04.03.36
F
14ST
13ST
8ST
 
R
18LT
9LT
8LT

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Mon-Sat )
Daily Putney Bridge (F) allocation introduced

08.04.36
F
14ST
13ST
12LT
 
R
18LT
9LT
8LT

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Mon-Sat ) - WIMBLEDON STATION ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Putney to Wimbledon

07.10.36
F
14STL
13STL
10STL
 
R
18LT
9LT
7LT

CAMDEN TOWN -PUTNEY HEATH Green Man
Sunday suspended for winter months between Putney  Heath and Wimbledon

24.03.37
F
14STL
13STL
12STL
 
R
18LT
9LT
12LT

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Mon-Sat ) - WIMBLEDON STATION ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Putney to Wimbledon

06.10.37
F
14STL
13STL
10STL
 
R
18LT
9LT
7LT

CAMDEN TOWN -PUTNEY HEATH Green Man
Sunday suspended for winter months between Putney  Heath and Wimbledon

04.05.38
F
14STL
8STL
12STL
 
R
18LT
14LT
12LT

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Mon-Sat ) - WIMBLEDON STATION ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Putney to Wimbledon

12.10.38
F
14STL
8STL
10STL
 
R
19LT
14LT
7LT

CAMDEN TOWN -PUTNEY HEATH Green Man
Sunday suspended for winter months between Putney  Heath and Wimbledon

03.05.39
F
14STL
8STL
12STL
 
R
19LT
14LT
12LT

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Mon-Sat ) - WIMBLEDON STATION ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Putney to Wimbledon

22.11.39
F
13STL
11STL
14STL
 
R
9LT
8LT
--

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man
Sunday suspended for winter months between Putney  Heath and Wimbledon
Sunday Riverside (R) allocation withdrawn

20.03.40
F
13STL
11STL
10STL
 
R
9LT
8LT
9LT

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Mon-Sat ) - WIMBLEDON STATION ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Putney to Wimbledon
Sunday Riverside (R) allocation reinstated

20.11.40
F
11STL
11STL
6STL
 
R
8LT
8LT
6LT

CAMDEN TOWN -PUTNEY HEATH Green Man
Sunday suspended for winter months between Putney  Heath and Wimbledon

02.04.41
F
11STL
11STL
8STL
 
R
9LT
8LT
7LT

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Mon-Sat ) - WIMBLEDON STATION ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Putney to Wimbledon

29.10.41
F
11RT
9RT
5RT
 
R
8ST
6ST
5LT

CAMDEN TOWN -PUTNEY HEATH Green Man
Sunday suspended for winter months between Putney  Heath and Wimbledon

25.03.42
F
11ST
9ST
6RT
 
R
9LT
8LT
7LT

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Mon-Sat / Sun am) - WIMBLEDON STATION ( Suns pm )
Sunday pm extended from Putney to Wimbledon

08.04.42
F
11RT
9RT
5RT
 
R
8ST
6ST
5LT

CAMDEN TOWN -PUTNEY HEATH Green Man
Withdrawn between Putney  Heath and Wimbledon for the duration

21.04.43
F
11ST
9ST
5RT
 
R
8ST
6ST
5LT

CAMDEN TOWN -EARLS COURT ( Mon-Fri ) - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Mon-Fri peaks/eves / Sat / Sun )
Mon-Fri withdrawn between Earls Court and Putney  Heath except peaks and evenings

30.06.43
CF
2ST
--
--
 
F
11ST
9ST
5RT
 
R
8ST
6ST
5LT

Mon-Fri Chalk Farm (CF) allocation added

01.10.43
F
11ST
9ST
5RT
 
R
8ST
6ST
5LT

Mon-Fri Chalk Farm (CF) allocation withdrawn

27.10.43
F
11RT
9RT
5RT
 
R
8ST
6ST
5LT

CAMDEN TOWN -EARLS COURT ( Mon-Fri ) - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man ( Mon-Fri evenings / Sat / Sun ) - PUTNEY HEATH Telegraph Inn ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat afts )
Mon-Fri peaks and Saturday extended from Green Man to Telegraph Inn

26.06.44
F
11RT
10RT
5RT
 
R
8ST
6ST
5ST
 
X
2ST
--
--

Mon-Fri Middle Row (X) allocation added

27.09.44
F
11RT
10RT
5RT
 
R
8ST
6ST
5LT

Mon-Fri Middle Row (X) allocation withdrawn

25.10.44
F
14RT
5ST
16RT
10RT

Daily Riverside (R) allocation withdrawn

11.07.45
F
19RT
16RT
10RT
 
X
2ST
--
--

Mon-Fri Middle Row (X) allocation added

26.09.45
F
19RT
17RT
12RT

Mon-Fri Middle Row (X) allocation withdrawn

12.12.45
F
19RT
17RT
12RT

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man - PUTNEY HEATH Telegraph Inn ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Sat aft journeys to Telegraph Inn withdrawn

22.05.46
F
19RT
17RT
15RT
 
J
5ST
--
4ST

Mon-Fri / Sun Holloway (J) allocation added

19.06.46
F
19RT
17RT
12RT
 
J
5ST
--
4ST

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man - PUTNEY HEATH Telegraph Inn ( Mon-Sat )
Journeys to Telegraph Inn revised to run all day albeit irregular

09.10.46
F
23RT
21RT
15RT

Holloway (J) allocation withdrawn

30.04.47
F
23RT
21RT
19RT
 
J
--
--
4ST

Sunday only Holloway (J) reinstated

14.06.47
F
23RT
21RT
19RT
 
J
--
5ST
4ST

Saturday Holloway (J) reinstated

12.11.47
F
23RT
21RT
15RT

Holloway (J) allocation withdrawn

05.05.48
CF
--
5STL
4STL
 
F
23RT
21RT
23RT

Sat/Sun Chalk Farm (CF) allocation introduced

20.10.48
F
23RT
21RT
19RT

Chalk Farm (CF) allocation withdrawn

13.04.49
CF
--
5ST
4STL
 
F
23RT
21RT
23RT

Sat/Sun Chalk Farm (CF) allocation reintroduced

08.06.49
CF
2ST
5ST
4STL
 
F
23RT
21RT
23RT

Mon-Fri Chalk Farm (CF) allocation introduced

26.10.49
F
23RT
21RT
19RT

Chalk Farm (CF) allocation withdrawn

The period between 1950 and 1965 there were no route changes only bus type and allocation changes which I have listed on a separate page for clarity

30.04.58
F
21RTW
21RTW
13RTW
RTW13

RTW 13 Prince Albert Road

This image availabe on the
RTL download

26.11.58
AF
17RTW
25RTW
10RTW
CF
3RTW
4RTW
--
R
--
--
9RTW

Putney Bridge (F) closure, allocation moved to Chelverton Road (AF) with Sunday allocation added at Riverside (R)

13.05.59
AF
17RTW
25RTW
10RTW
CF
3RTW
4RTW
14RTW

Riverside (R) withdrawn but daily Chalk Farm (CF) introduced

 

07.11.65
AF
16RM
15RM
10RM
 
R
--
6RM
8RM

Converted to Routemaster operation..

31.12.66
AF
13RM
19RML
13RML

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man - KINGSTON VALE (Mon-Fri peaks)
Mon-Fri peaks extended via withdrawn 74A from Putney Heath to Kingston Vale.
Telegraph Inn journeys transferred to Route 85.
Riverside (R) allocation withdrawn.
.

RM1341

RM1341 Hyde Park Corner

This image available on the
Nostalgia download

01.06.67
AF
13RML
19RML
13RML

Mon-Fri converted to RML operation.

25.04.81
AF1+
11RML
10RML
7RML
 
HT61+
10RML
6RML
8RML

CAMDEN TOWN - The Zoo - St Johns Wood - Baker Street - Marble Arch - Hyde Park Corner - Knightsbridge - Earls Court - Fulham - Putney Bridge - Dover House Road - ROEHAMPTON Earl Spencer (Suns) - ROEHAMPTON Bessborough Road (Mon-Sat)
Re-routed via withdrawn Route 30 via Doverhouse Road to Roehampton.
Holloway (HT) allocation introduced.

04.09.82
AF1+
11RML
7RML
6RML
 
HT61+
12RML
7RML
10RML

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man (Suns) or ROEHAMPTON Bessborough Road ( Mon-Sat)
Sunday withdrawn between Putney Heath and Roehampton.

04.02.84
AF1+
10RML
11RML
6RML
 
HT61+
11RML
7RML
10RML

CAMDEN TOWN - PUTNEY HEATH (Suns) or ROEHAMPTON Danebury Avenue ( Mon-Sat)
Diverted at Roehampton to terminate at Danebury Avenue.

RML2537

RML2537 Park Lane

This image available with the RML download

02.02.85
AF1+
9RML
11RML
7RML
 
HT61+
11RML
8RML
6RML

CAMDEN TOWN - WEST BROMPTON Empress Building (Suns) - PUTNEY GARAGE (Sun garage journeys) - ROEHAMPTON ( Mon-Sat)
Sunday withdrawn between West Brompton and Putney Heath except for garage journeys to AF.

03.08.85
AF
--
--
5M
 
HT
13RML
10RML
10M

CAMDEN TOWN - WEST BROMPTON Empress Building (Suns) - PUTNEY GARAGE (Sun garage journeys)
Mon-Sat withdrawn between West Brompton and Roehampton. Mon-Sat AF allocation withdrawn.
Converted to One Person Operation on Sundays.

M690

M690 Putney Bridge Station

This image available on the
Metrobus download

02.11.85
HT
13RML
10RML
13M

CAMDEN TOWN - WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building
AF allocation withdrawn.

07.02.87
AF
30M
18M
16M
 
HT
--
10M
--

CAMDEN TOWN - ROEHAMPTON Danebury Avenue
Daily Route extended from West Brompton to Roehampton.
AF allocation restored and HT cut back.
Converted Mon-Sat to OPO Operation

11.07.87
AF151+
30M
18M
16M
 
HT71+
--
10M
--

Rerouted to double run in S Kensington.

25.05.91
AF151+
28M
25M
17M

ROEHAMPTON - Baker Street - Euston - KINGS CROSS
Rerouted at Baker Street via Route 18 to Kings Cross - withdrawn section covered by new Route 274.

24.04.93
AF151+
23M
22M
15M

BAKER STREET STN - ROEHAMPTON Danebury Avenue
Withdrawn between Baker Street and Kings Cross

01.98
AF151+
23NV
22NV
14NV

M type replaced by NV

NV173

I expect the couple at the top front of NV173are now married and have a couple of teenage kids

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

23.11.02
AF151+
26WVL
25WVL
15WVL

BAKER STREET - PUTNEY GARAGE
Withdrawn between Putney and Roehampton - this section replaced by new Route 430
The evening terminal is Green Man - Putney Heath buses running out of service from the High Street

New low floor double deck buses introduced.

WVL37

WVL37 Park Lane February 2003

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

24.11.07
AF151+
21WVL
21WVL
16WVL

Two year extension to contract commenced

EVL5

East Lancs Pyoneer EVL5 used whilst Ibus fitting was in progress
Cromwell Road

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

28.11.09
AF151+
21WVL
21WVL
16WVL

Contract renewal

PVL274

PVL 274 seen by Normand Park in Fulham

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

2014 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
22.11.14
AF151+
21WVL
21WVL
16WVL

Contract extended for two years

19.11.16
AF151+
21WHV
21WHV
16WHV

BAKER STREET  -  PUTNEY HGH STREET
Contract renewal with new buses

Current times for Route live stands Tender Specs Fares

 

 

Garages

AF Chelverton Road
Changeover point Putney Station

F Putney Bridge
Changeover point Putney Church

R Riverside
Changeover point Fulham Palace Road / Lillie Road

CF Chalk Farm
Changeover point Camden Town

X Middle Row
Changeover point Camden Town ?

J Holloway
Changeover point Camden Town ?

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© Ian Armstrong 2016
Date of edit   Sunday, 11.12.16