Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
A
11NS
14NS
--
 
AL
--
--
17LT
 
F
21NS
28NS
21NS


SOUTHALL White Swan - King Street - Southall Town Hall - Lady Margaret Road - Somerset Road - Allenby Road - Ruislip Road - Greenford - Western Avenue - Perivale - Park Royal Stn - North Acton - East Acton - Westway - Wood lane - Shepherds Bush - Hammersmith - Fulham Palace Road - Fulham High Street - Putney Bridge - Putney High Street - Putney Hill - Putney Heath - Parkside - Wimbledon Village - Wimbledon Station - South Wimbledon Stn- MORDEN STATION ( Mon-Fri ) - Stonecot Hill - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat / Sun )

17.04.35
A
11NS
14NS
21NS
 
F
21NS
28NS
16NS


Merton (AL) allocation withdrawn

04.03.36
A
11NS
15NS
13NS
 
F
13NS
17NS
16NS


EAST ACTON Ducane Road -MORDEN STATION ( Mon-Fri ) - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat / Sun )
Withdrawn between East Acton and Southall - this section replaced by new Route 105

12.10.38
A
10STL
10STL
13STL
 
F
15STL
15STL
15STL


HAMMERSMITH Brook Green - North Cheam - Ewell - EPSOM Clock Tower
Additional service diverted at Queen Victoria to Priory Road Mon-Fri peaks and Sat/Sun pm
Withdrawn between Hammersmith and East Acton - this section replaced by revised Route 72
Extended from North Cheam to Epsom replacing withdrawn Route 70

07.12.38
A
10STL
10STL
13STL
 
F
16STL
16STL
15STL


HAMMERSMITH Brook Green - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road
PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - EPSOM STATION
Revised to operate in two sections as above - and extended in Epsom to Station

05.04.39
A
10STL
10STL
21STL
 
F
16STL
16STL
15STL


HAMMERSMITH Brook Green - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road
PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - EPSOM STATION 
( Mon-Sat ) - Ashtead - Leatherhead - Boxhill - Mickleham - DORKING BUS STATION ( Suns )
Sunday Epsom section extended to Dorking

25.10.39
A
16STL
17STL
14STL
 
F
9STL
8STL
11STL


PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road
( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat/ Suns pm ) or EPSOM STATION
Withdrawn between Putney Bride and Hammersmith
Suspended for winter months between Epsom and Dorking

20.03.40
A
16STL
17STL
23STL
 
F
9STL
8STL
10STL

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat/ Suns pm ) or
PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - EPSOM STN ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING (Suns )
Sunday extended from Epsom to Dorking but Dorking section revised to start from Morden Station

13.11.40
A
17STL
17STL
14STL
 
F
8STL
8STL
11STL

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat/ Suns pm ) or
PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - EPSOM STN  ( Daily )
Suspended during winter months between Epsom and Dorking

02.04.41
A
9STL
8PROV
17STL+
23STL
      2STL/156  
 
F
8STL
8STL
10STL

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat/ Suns pm ) or
PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - EPSOM STN ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING (Suns )
Sunday extended from Epsom to Dorking but Dorking section revised to start from Morden Station

29.10.41
A
11STL
11ST
22STL
15STL
 
F
10RT
10RT
10RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat/  Suns ) or
PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - EPSOM STN ( Daily)
Suspended during winter months between Epsom and Dorking
Sunday service to Priory Road now to run all day
RT type introduced

25.03.42
A
11STL
10ST
16STL
6ST
15STL
 
F
10RT
10RT
13RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat/ Sun ) or
PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - EPSOM STN ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING  (Suns )
Sunday extended from Epsom to Dorking but Dorking section revised to start from Morden Station

08.04.42
A
10STL
10ST
15STL
5ST
10STL
 
F
10RT
10RT
13RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat / Sun ) or
PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - EPSOM STN ( Daily )
Suspended for the duration between Epsom and Dorking

28.10.42
A
10STL
10ST
19STL+
13STL
      1STL/156  
 
F
11RT
12RT
13RT


PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road
( Mon-Sat / Sun am & evening journeys) or EPSOM STATION
Mon-Sat all day and Sun am and evening journeys added to North Cheam section

21.04.43
A
13STL
7ST
20STL
13STL
 
F
10RT
11RT
12RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sat / Sun except evenings ) or EPSOM STATION
Mon-Fri between peaks and Sunday evening journeys withdrawn on North Cheam section

27.10.43
A
19STL
18STL
13STL
 
F
11RT
13RT
13RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road ( Mon-Sat / Sun pm) or EPSOM STATION
Re introduced Mon-Fri between peaks and Sunday pm on North Cheam section

19.04.44
A
19STL
18STL
17STL
 
F
10RT
3ST
11RT
16RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road (Mon-Sat / Sun works journeys) or
PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - EPSOM STN ( Daily )
Priory Road section withdrawn Sundays except for works journeys

25.10.44
A
21STL
17STL+
13STL
    1STL/156    
 
F
12RT
13RT
13RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road (Mon-Sat t/ Sun pm) or
PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - EPSOM STN ( Daily )
Sunday pm reintroduced on North Cheam section

22.05.46
A
9STL
15D
6STL
15D
16STL
15D
 
F
11RT
11RT
19RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road) or EPSOM STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING ( Sundays )
Sunday am introduced on North Cheam section
Sunday extended from Epsom to Dorking

09.10.46
A
24D
27D
19D
 
F
11RT
13RT
19RT


PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road
or EPSOM STATION
Suspended for winter months between Epsom and Dorking

30.04.47
A
24D
26D+
18D
      1D/115  
 
AL
--
--
18D
 
F
11RT
11RT
19RT


PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road
) or EPSOM STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING ( Sundays )
Sunday reinstated between Epsom and Dorking for summer months
Sunday only Merton (AL) introduced

12.11.47
A
24D
21D
20D
 
AL
--
5D
--
 
F
11RT
11RT
15RT


PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or
EPSOM STATION
Suspended for winter months between Epsom and Dorking
Saturday Merton (AL) introduced but Sunday withdrawn

05.05.48
A
25D
25D
21D
 
AL
--
6D+
18D
      1D/88  
 
F
11STL
11STL
14STL


PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road
) or EPSOM STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING ( Sundays )
Sunday reinstated between Epsom and Dorking for summer months
Sunday Merton (AL) reintroduced

20.10.48
A
25D
21D
21D
 
AL
--
6D+
--
      3D/88  
 
F
11STL
11STL
15STL


PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or
EPSOM STATION
Suspended for winter months between Epsom and Dorking
Sunday Merton (AL) withdrawn

13.04.49
A
25D
21D
21D
 
AL
--
11D+
21D
      1D/88  
 
F
11STL
5STL
6RT
14RT


PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road
) or EPSOM STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING ( Sundays )
Sunday reinstated between Epsom and Dorking for summer months
Sunday Merton (AL) reintroduced

26.10.49
A
25D
19D
16D
 
AL
--
12D+
--
      1D/88
1D/152
 
 
F
6STL
5RT
6STL
5RT
14RT


PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or
EPSOM STATION
Suspended for winter months between Epsom and Dorking
Sunday Merton (AL) withdrawn

03.05.50
A
15D
14STL
11D
8STL
21D
 
AL
--
12D
11D
10STL
 
F
11STL
12STL
14STL

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING (Summer Suns)
Summer Sundays extended from Epsom to Dorking via Leatherhead.
Sunday Merton (AL) allocation added.

D265

D265 (A) at bottom of Wimbledon Hill

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Nostalgia download


11.10.50
A
16D
13STL
11D
8STL
18D
 
AL
--
12D
--
 
F
11STL
12STL
14RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or EPSOM
Sunday cut back from Dorking to Epsom for the winter months.
Sunday Merton (AL) withdrawn.

RT130

Pre war RT130 at Putney Bridge Stn

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Nostalgia download

02.05.51
A
16D
13STL
11D
8STL
21D
 
AL
--
12D
21D
 
F
11STL
12STL
14RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING ( Suns )
Summer Sundays extended from Epsom to Dorking via Leatherhead.
Sunday Merton (AL) allocation added.

17.10.51
A
16D
13STL
12D
7STL
18D
 
AL
--
12D
--
 
F
11RT
12RT
14RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or EPSOM STN
Sunday cut back from Dorking to Epsom for winter months.
Sunday Merton (AL) withdrawn.

14.05.52
A
16D
13STL
12D
7STL
21D
 
AL
--
12D
21D
 
F
11RT
12RT
14RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM Mon-Sat ) - DORKING  (Summer Suns)
Summer Sundays extended from Epsom to Dorking via Leatherhead.
Sunday Merton (AL) allocation added.

22.10.52
A
15D
14STL
12D
14STL
9STL
 
AL
--
11D
--
 
F
11RT
12RT
14RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or EPSOM STN
Sunday cut back from Dorking to Epsom for the winter months.
Sunday Merton (AL) withdrawn.

06.05.53
A
29RTL
19RTL
21RTL
 
AL
--
11RT
21RT
 
F
11RT
12RT
14RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING ( Suns )
Summer Sundays extended from Epsom to Dorking via Leatherhead.
Sunday Merton (AL) allocation added.
Note type change !!

07.10.53
A
15RT/14RTL
19RT
15RT
 
AL
--
11RT
--
 
F
11RT
12RT
13RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or EPSOM STN
Sunday cut back from Dorking to Epsom for the winter months.
Sunday Merton (AL) withdrawn.

19.05.54
A
29RT
19RT
18RT
 
AL
--
11RT
25RT
 
F
11RT
12RT
14RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING ( Suns )
Summer Sundays extended from Epsom to Dorking via Leatherhead.
Sunday Merton (AL) allocation added.
Note type change !!

06.10.54
A
27RT
17RT
14RT
 
AL
--
14RT
--
 
F
11RT
12RT
13RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM STN
Sunday cut back from Dorking to Epsom for the winter months.
Sunday Merton (AL) withdrawn.

16.03.55
A
27RT
17RT
14RT
 
AL
--
13RT
--
 
F
10RTL
12RTL
13RTL

Putney Bridge (F) allocation converted from RT to RTL operation

04.05.55
A
27RT
17RT
16RT
 
AL
--
13RT
19RT
 
F
10RTL
12RTL
11RTL

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or EPSOM ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING (Summer Suns)
Summer Sundays extended from Epsom to Dorking via Leatherhead.
Sunday Merton (AL) allocation added.
Note type change !!

12.10.55
A
27RT
23RT
8RT
 
AL
--
7RT
10RT
 
F
11RTL
12RTL
11RTL

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM STN
EXPRESS Route: MORDEN STN - EPSOM STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Sunday cut back from Dorking to Epsom for the winter months.
Express Route introduced between Morden and Epsom (Mon-Fri Peaks)

01.02.56
A
27RT
23RT
8RT
 
AL
--
7RT
10RT
 
F
10RTL
12RTL
11RTL

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM STN
Express Route withdrawn.

02.05.56
A
27RT
23RT
15RT
 
AL
--
7RT
17RT
 
F
10RTL
12RTL
11RTL

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING (Summer Suns)
Summer Sundays extended from Epsom to Dorking via Leatherhead.

17.10.56
A
27RT
23RT
8RT
 
AL
--
7RT
10RT
 
F
11RTL
12RTL
11RTL

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM STN
Sunday cut back from Dorking to Epsom for the winter months.

01.05.57
A
27RT
23RT
16RT
 
AL
--
7RT
17RT
 
F
10RTL
12RTL
8RTL

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING (Summer Suns)
Summer Sundays extended from Epsom to Dorking via Leatherhead.

16.10.57
A
27RT
23RT
12RT
 
AL
--
7RT
6RT
 
F
10RTL
12RTL
10RTL

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM STN
Sunday cut back from Dorking to Epsom for the winter months.

30.04.58
A
27RT
20RT
14RT
 
AL
--
10RT
16RT
 
F
8RTL
8RTL
10RTL

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING (Summer Suns)
Summer Sundays extended from Epsom to Dorking via Leatherhead.

93 times

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List

26.11.58
A
27RT
20RT
17RT
 
AF
8RTL
8RTL
--
 
AL
--
10RT
9RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or EPSOM STN
Sunday cut back from Dorking to Epsom for the winter months.
Putney Bridge (F) garage closed. New Chelverton Road (AF) allocation introduced.

13.05.59
A
27RT
20RT
19RT
 
AF
8RTL
8RTL
--
 
AL
--
10RT
13RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING (Summer Suns)
Summer Sundays extended from Epsom to Dorking via Leatherhead.

14.10.59
A
27RT
20RT
17RT
 
AF
8RTL
8RTL
--
 
AL
--
10RT
9RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or EPSOM STN
Sunday cut back from Dorking to Epsom for the winter months.

11.05.60
A
27RT
20RT
19RT
 
AF
8RTL
8RTL
--
 
AL
--
10RT
13RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or - EPSOM ( Mon-Sat ) - DORKING (Summer Suns)
Summer Sundays extended from Epsom to Dorking via Leatherhead.

12.10.60
A
27RT
20RT
20RT
 
AF
8RTL
8RTL
--
 
AL
--
10RT
6RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road or EPSOM STN
Sunday withdrawn between Epsom and Dorking for good.

RTL920

RTL920 (AF) Putney Bridge stand

This image availabe on the
RTL download


03.01.62
A
28RT
20RT
18RT
 
AF
6RTL
10RTL
--
 
AL
--
--
6RT

Saturday Merton allocation withdrawn

08.05.63
A
28RT
20RT
24RT
 
AF
6RTL
10RTL
--

Sunday only AL allocation transferred to Sutton (A)

01.06.64
A
28RT
21RT
21RT
 
AF
6RTL
9RM
--

Saturday AF allocation converted to Routemaster operation

RM1921

RM1921 (AF) seen on an Epsom run

This image available on the
Routemaster CD


01.11.65
A
28RT
21RT
21RT
 
AF
6RT
9RM
--

Chelverton Road (AF) converted to RT operation Mon-Fri.

18.04.70
A
24RT
16RT
10RT

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road
Withdrawn between North Cheam and Epsom - this section replaced by new Route 293

12.05.73
A
25RT
10RT
10RT
 
AL
--
7RT
--

Saturday Merton (AL) allocation re-introduced.

RT2939

RT2939 Priory Road stand

This image available on the
RT download


15.12.73
A
25RT
10RT
10RT
 
AL
--
7RM
--

Merton (AL) converted to Routemaster operation

25.03.76
A
25RM
13RM
10RM
 
AL
--
4RM
--

Daily RM type introduced.

28.10.78
A1+
20RM
16RM
10RM

Merton allocation withdrawn,

04.09.82
A1+
17Dc
12Dc
8Dc

Routemaster operation withdrawn in favour of crewed Daimler

23.04.83
A1+
10D
10D
5D

Converted to double deck one person operation.

DMS2450

D2540 Putney Bridge Station - note the vandalised top deck window which was a popular feature before CCTV was introduced

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Nostalgia 2 download


11.11.89
A
17D
14D
10D

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - NORTH CHEAM Priory Road - - Cheam Village - Sutton - SUTTON GARAGE (journeys)
Garage journeys revised to run live via Route 213.

30.11.91
A
17D/M
14D/M
10D/M

Partly converted to Metrobus operation.

M667

M667 Putney Bridge stand

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Metrobus download


21.02.93
A
17M
14M
10M

Daimler operation ceased

93 map
Scanned from LTB leaflet dated 30.11.96
26.07.97
A1+
18NV
14NV
8NV

Metrobuses replaced by Volvo Olympians

NV112 Putney Bridge Station

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

01.12.01
A
19EVL
18EVL
11EVL

New Contract - converted to low floor double deck operation.

EVL6

EVL6 Morden Station

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GO-AHEAD London download

03.04.04
A1+
19EVL
18EVL
11EVL
Night Service
A311+
3EVL
3EVL
3EVL

Night service previously numbered N93 - now incorporated into main service although official documents still refer to N93

13.01.07
A
21EVL
18EVL
11EVL
Night Service
A311+
3EVL
3EVL
3EVL

PVL type used

PVL185

PVL185 with letter box type blind at Cyril Black Way

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GO-AHEAD London download

06.12.08
A1+
21DOE
20DOE
13DOE
Night Service
A311+
3DOE
3DOE
3DOE

Start of new contract with London General (A) using new buses

DOE28

DOE28 Putney Bridge

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GO-AHEAD London download


07.12.13
A1+
24DOE
20DOE
13DOE
Night
A311+
3DOE
3DOE
3DOE


Contract extended for two years

E61

E61 Putney Bridge

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GO-AHEAD London download

05.12.15
A1+
25WHV
21WHV
14WHV
AL235+
2WHV
--
--
Night
A311+
3WHV
3WHV
3WHV

Contract renewal
Mon-Fri AL allocation introduced - buses also work 155

Operating Garages

F Putney Bridge
Changeover point garage

AF Chelverton Road
Changeover point Putney Station.

AL Merton
Changeover point Morden Station ( 1947 - 1978 )

A Sutton
Changeover point Morden Station

 

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Date of edit   Thursday, 17.08.17