Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
19.08.89
BL
11dd
9dd
5dd

KEW GARDENS STATION - Richmond - Twickenham - Staines Road  -  Hanworth - Feltham - Faggs Rd  -  Hatton Cross - Harlington - Hayes - Church Road - Lansbury Drive  -  Kingshill Avenue - YEADING White Hart (Mon-Fri evenings/Sat/Sun) - NORTHOLT STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings)
This was the renumbering of the 90B and transferred to London Buslines under tender.

LN36

Leyland Olympian - Northern Counties 36 Hatton Cross Station

This image available with the
First London download

09.11.91
BL
11dd
9dd
5dd


RICHMOND Dee Road - NORTHOLT STATION
Withdrawn between Richmond and Kew which was replaced by new 391 - but extended at all times from Yeading to Northolt.

LN25

Leyland Olympian - Alexander 25 Hatton Cross Station

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First London download

11.06.94
BL
11dd
9dd
5dd

RICHMOND Dee Road - Twickenham - Hanworth - Feltham - Hatton Cross - Harlington Corner - Hayes Town - Coldharbour Lane Lansbury Drive  -  Kingshill Avenue - Yeading - 
NORTHOLT STATION
Diverted at Hayes via Coldharbour Lane instead of Church Road in order to serve new Sainsbury's Store at "The Grapes".

90 map 90 leaflet
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

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

23.08.97
NW
9DL
8DL
6DL

FELTHAM Leisure West - Feltham - Hatton Cross - Harlington Corner - Hayes Town - Lansbury Drive - Kingshill Avenue - Yeading -  NORTHOLT STATION
Route transferred from Buslines to Metroline. Diverted at Feltham to Browells Lane - Leisure West - the withdrawn section being covered by new 490 Richmond and Hatton Cross.

DL1

Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer 10.m DL1 at Hatton Cross Station

This image is available with the Metroline download

25.03.06
PV301+
17sd
17sd
9sd

Rerouted via Eastern Perimeter Road between Hatton Cross and Harlington Corner upon closure of Eastchurch Road.

EDR41

Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer 9.8m EDR 41 at Hatton Cross

This image is available with the Metroline download

29.04.06
PV301+
17DLD
17DLD
9DLD

NW allocation moved to Perivale (PV)

DLD193

DLD193 Harlington High Street

This image is available with the Metroline download

01.09.07
PV301+
17MM
17MM
8MM

New Quality Incentive Contract using new vehicles.

MM789 TP54
MM789 seen with a Qantas jet in the background Rogue appearances of double deckers were quite common - TP54 normally working on Route 460 is seen here at Harlington Corner crossing the Bath Road
26.11.11
PA101+
16DLD
14DLD
8DLD

Allocation moved to Perivale East and now using DLD type - the MM type transferring to Route 70

01.09.12
PA101+
16MM
14MM
8MM

Contract renewal

DP1009

PA sends out quite a variety of types - DP1009 proves the point at Feltham Station bridge

This image is available with the Metroline download


29.08.15
PA101+
15SEL
14SEL
10 SEL

Converted from single to double deck and frequency increase

90 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
01.04.17
PA101+
15SEL
14SEL
10 SEL

NORTHOLT STATION  -  FELTHAM Leisure West
Diverted southbound in Hayes direct instead of via Pump Lane and Crown Close

VWH2270 sel754
VWH2270 is seen at the new stop in Hayes , this is the buses first day in service. The bus will of course be transferred to Route 120 when in the contract begins on 24th June 2017
SEL754 is seen at Hayes having just left Fairey Corner
With thanks to @ Anthony Moore for supplying both pictures

02.09.17
PA101+
16SEL
15SEL
13 SEL

Contract renewal , increased frequencies at weekend

 

Operating Garages

Buslines
Changeover point Hayes

NW North Wembley
Changeover point Northolt Station stand or at base using ferry bus between North Wembley and Northolt.

PV Perivale
Changeover point Northolt Station stand or at base using ferry bus between Perivale and Northolt

PA Perivale
Changeover point Northolt Station stand crews using LUL Central Line from Perivale Station

 

Current times for Route live stands Tender Specs Route 90 fares

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Saturday, 02.09.17