Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
AV
3ST
3ST
1ST


HOUNSLOW GARAGE -
Hounslow Heath - Staines Road - Bedfont - London Road - STAINES Bridge Street
- EGHAM Eclipse ( Sat pm )

17.04.35
AV
3ST
3ST
4ST


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES - ( Mon-Fri / Sat am ) - EGHAM ( Sat pm ) - VIRGINIA WATER ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Virginia Water

05.06.35
AV
4ST
4ST
4ST
 
HW
--
--
4STL


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES  ( Mon-Sat am ) - VIRGINIA WATER ( Mon-Sat pm / Suns )
Mon-Fri pm extended from Staines to Virginia Water
Sat pm extended from Egham to VW
Sunday Southall (HW) introduced

14.08.35
AV
4ST
4ST
4ST
 
HW
--
--
4STL

HOUNSLOW GARAGE -- VIRGINIA WATER
Mon-Sat am extended from Staines to Virginia Water

02.10.35
AV
4ST
4ST
4ST

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES - ( Sun am) - VIRGINIA WATER (Mon-Sat / Sun pm)
Sunday am withdrawn between Staines and Virginia Water
Sunday Southall (HW) allocation withdrawn

08.04.36
AV
3ST+
5ST
@9ST
    1ST/37    

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Fri / Sat am ) - Egham - Englefield Green - Old Windsor - WINDSOR CASTLE ( Sat pm / Suns )
Withdrawn between Egham and Virginia Water - this section replaced by Revised 117
Sat pm and Sun extended from Staines to Windsor Castle
Sunday joint allocation with Route 117 introduced

07.10.36
AV
3ST
3ST+
3ST
      1ST/37  

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Windsor Castle for winter months
Joint allocation arrangement also suspended for winter months

24.03.37
AV
3ST
3ST+
@9ST
      1ST/37  

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Sat ) - WINDSOR CASTLE ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Windsor Castle
Sunday joint allocation with Route 117 reintroduced

28.05.37
AV
3ST+
5ST+
@18ST
    1ST/110 1ST/117  

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - WINDSOR CASTLE ( Sats pm / Suns )
Sat pm extended from Staines to Windsor Castle

06.10.37
AV
3ST+
3ST+
3ST
    1ST/110 1ST/117  

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Windsor Castle for winter months
Joint allocation arrangement also suspended for winter months

13.04.38
AV
3ST+
6ST
@18ST
    1ST/33    

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - WINDSOR CASTLE ( Sats pm / Suns )
Saturday pm and Sunday extended from Staines to Windsor Castle
Sunday joint allocation with Route 117 reintroduced

12.10.38
AV
3ST+
5ST
@11ST
    1ST/33    

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Windsor Castle for winter months

03.05.39
AV
3ST+
8ST
8ST
    1ST/33    

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - WINDSOR CASTLE ( Sats pm / Suns )
Saturday pm and Sunday extended from Staines to Windsor Castle
Sunday joint allocation with Route 117 withdrawn

22.11.39
AV
5ST
7ST+
5ST
      1ST/117  

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Withdrawn between Staines and Windsor Castle

22.05.46
AV
9ST+
9ST+
15ST
    2ST/117 1ST/98  

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - Egham - Runnymeade - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley ( Sats pm / Suns )
Saturday pm and Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

09.10.46
AV
9ST+
9ST+
12ST
    2ST/117 1ST/98  

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

30.04.47
AV
9ST+
12ST+
15ST
    2ST/117 1ST/81  

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley ( Sats pm / Suns )
Saturday pm and Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

12.11.47
AV
9ST+
11ST
12ST
    1ST/98
1ST/117
   

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

05.05.48
AV
9ST+
11ST
15ST
   

1ST/98
2ST/117

   

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

20.10.48
AV
9RT+
11RT
14RT
    1ST/98
2RT/117
   

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months
RT type introduced

13.04.49
AV
10RT+
12RT
@40RT
   

1RT/98
2RT/117

   

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor
Sunday joint allocation with Route 117 reintroduced

20.04.49
AV
10RT+
12RT
18RT
   

1RT/98
2RT/117

   

Sunday joint allocation with Route 117 withdrawn !

26.10.49
AV
10RT+
12RT
14RT
    1ST/98
2RT/117
   

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

03.05.50
AV
10RT+
12RT
18RT
   

1RT/98
2RT/117

   

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

11.10.50
AV
10RT+
12RT
14RT
    1RT/98
2RT/117
   

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

02.05.51
AV
10RT+
12RT
18RT
   

1RT/98
2RT/117

   

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

17.10.51
AV
10RT
12RT
12RT+
        2RT/117

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

14.05.52
AV
10RT
12RT
16RT

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

22.10.52
AV
10RT
13RT
12RT+
        2RT/117

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

06.05.53
AV
10RT
13RT
18RT

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

07.10.53
AV
10RT
13RT
12RT+
        2RT/117

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

19.05.54
AV
10RT
13RT
19RT

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

06.10.54
AV
10RT
13RT
12RT+
        2RT/117

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

04.05.55
AV
9RT
12RT
15RT

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

12.10.55
AV
9RT
12RT
12RT

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

02.05.56
AV
9RT
12RT
15RT

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

17.10.56
AV
9RT
12RT
9RT+
        1RT/117


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter winter months

01.05.57
AV
9RT
12RT
15RT


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

16.10.57
AV
9RT
12RT
9RT+
        1RT/117


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

30.04.58
AV
9RT
12RT
12RT


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

116 times

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


05.10.58
AV
9RT
12RT
8RT


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

13.05.59
AV
9RT
11RT
11RT


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

14.10.59
AV
9RT
11RT
8RT


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Suspended between Staines and Old Windsor for winter months

11.05.60
AV
9RT
11RT
11RT


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
( Mon-Sat ) - OLD WINDSOR Bells of Ousley (Suns )
Sunday extended from Staines to Old Windsor

12.10.60
AV
9RT
11RT
8RT


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES
Withdrawn between Staines and Old Windsor

09.05.62
AV
14RT
14RT
9RT


HAMMERSMITH Brook Green Hotel
(Mon-Fri peaks/Saturday) - TURNHAM GREEN (Mon-Fri) - Chiswick - Great West Road - Osterley - Lampton - HOUNSLOW GARAGE (Sundays) - STAINES Bridge Street

Monday-Saturday extended from Hounslow to Turnham Green and further extended Mon-Fri peaks and Saturdays to HAMMERSMITH Brook Green.
This was all part of the last stage of  Trolleybus Replacement service
The Summer Sunday extension  from Staines to Old Windsor was withdrawn not to appear again

08.05.63
AV
14RT
10RT
8RT
 
V
--
4RT
--

Saturday (V) allocation introduced.


01.07.64
AV
14RT
14RT
7RM/RT

Saturday (V) allocation withdrawn
RM type introduced on Sundays

31.12.66
AV
11RT
11RT
--

HAMMERSMITH Brook Green (Mon-Fri peaks) - TURNHAM GREEN (Mon-Sat) - STAINES
Sunday service withdrawn and replaced by new 116A  Staines & Cranford

RT3564

Roofbox RT3564 at the Kingsley Road stop outside the
Bus Station

This image available on the
RT download

 

15.06.68
AV
11RT
11RT
--

HAMMERSMITH Met Station (Mon-Fri peaks) - TURNHAM GREEN (Mon-Sat) - STAINES
Hammersmith terminal cut back to Met Station forecourt

23.08.69
AV
11RT
10RT
5RM


HAMMERSMITH
(Mon-Fri peaks) - TURNHAM GREEN (Sats) - HOUNSLOW (Mon-Fri/Sun) - STAINES

Mon-Fri off peak service withdrawn between Hounslow and Turnham Green
Sunday service reintroduced with the withdrawal of 116A.

25.10.69
AV
11RT
7RT
5RM

HAMMERSMITH (Mon-Fri peaks) - HOUNSLOW - STAINES
Saturday service withdrawn between Hounslow and Turnham Green.

18.09.71
AV
10SMS
7SMS
4SMS

STAINES - Bedfont - HOUNSLOW BUS STATION - Kingsley Road - Lampton - Osterley - Great West Road - Boston Manor Road - BRENTFORD County Court (Mon-Fri peaks)
Converted to single deck One Man Operation
Diverted at Great West Road / Boston Manor Road to BRENTFORD County Court

20.11.71
AV
10SMS
7SMS
4SMS

STAINES - HOUNSLOW BUS STATION - GREAT WEST ROAD Ealing Road (Mon-Fri peaks)
Brentford terminal changed because of the traffic delays trying to turn right from the Great West Road into Boston Manor Road.

15.08.76
AV
10LS
7LS
4LS

SMS type replaced by new Leyland National LS.

LS2

Leyland National LS2 at Staines Road - Hounslow

This image available on the
Single Deck download

20.04.82
AV
6LS
7LS
3LS

HOUNSLOW - STAINES
Withdrawn between Hounslow and Brentford.

29.01.83
AV
8LS
8LS
3LS

Joint allocation with 203 introduced.


15.04.84
AV
8LS
8LS
4LS


HOUNSLOW
- STAINES (Mon-Sat) - Staines Bridge - Chertsey Lane - THORPE PARK (Summer Sundays)

1984 MAP
09.08.86
WK
8LS
8LS
4LS

Operation transferred to Westlink operating from a base at Hounslow Heath.


26.01.92
TGM
12LN
12LN
5LN

BRENTFORD County Court - Isleworth - Hounslow - Hounslow Heath - BEDFONT GREEN
Extended from Hounslow to Brentford|
Withdrawn between Bedfont and Staines - this section replaced by new Route 201
Operation transferred to TGM Buses Bus totals include Route 117

TGM3715

Leyland National 3715 Bedfont Green

This image is part of a download available on the Abellio download

23.02.92
WY
12LN
12LN
5LN

Operated transferred to London & Country Totals include Route 117


LC356

London & Country Greenway National at the Brentford stand

This image available on the
Arriva download


27.11.93
WY
12LN
11LN
7LN

BRENTFORD - STAINES
Extended from Bedfont to Staines replacing withdrawn Route 201

31.08.96
AV141+
4LX
4LX
2LX

HOUNSLOW BUS STATION - ASHFORD HOSPITAL
Withdrawn between Ashford Hospital & Staines
Operation transferred back to London United (AV)

10.01.98
AV141+
4M
4M
2M

Converted from single to double deck Metrobus operation


M1345

M1345 bound for Ashford Hospital

This image available on the
Metrobus download

04.09.99
AV141+
4L
4L
2L

Converted to Olympian operation - after Route 140 transferred to Metroline


L312

L312 Hounslow High Street still showing the
Riverside Bus branding

This image available on the
Leyland Olympian download

01.09.01
AV141+
5DP
5DP
3DP

Converted to low floor single deck operation.
DP76

DP76 seen in Hounslow High Street

© Ian Armstrong

116 map
04.04.06
AV141+
5DP
5DP
3DP
LOGO LONDON UNITED logo replaced by Transdev

02.09.06
HH401+
5DP
5DP
3DP


Allocation moved to Hounslow Heath - to make room for Route 203 which took over the running number sequence AV141+.

DP51 Hounslow
DP51 Hounslow


30.08.08
HH401+
6DP
6DP
4DP

HOUNSLOW BUS STATION - ASHFORD HOSPITAL
Contract renewed - frequency increase.

03.03.11
HH401+
6DPS
6DPS
4DPS
logo TRANSDEV REPLACED BY RATP

DPS708
DPS708 leaving Hounslow Bus Station
© Ian Armstrong

31.08.13
HH401+
6DP
6DP
4DP

Contract renewal with RATP London United

sp11
Occasionall double deck buses could be found on the 116 as evidenced here by SP11
© Jack Marian
29.08.15
HH401+
7VH
7VH
4VH


Contract renewal and converted to double deck with new Volvo Hybrid

VH41
VH41 seen in Hounslow

Operating Garages

AV Hounslow
Changeover point garage or Kingsley Road.

V Turnham Green
Changeover point Crown & Anchor

WK Hounslow Heath (Westlink)
Changeover point Green Lane

TGM Byfleet
Changeover point ?

windsor 1950 windsor 1958
All the above timetables can be purchased as pdf files and all contain comprehensive times for Route 116 or go to Sales List for all district timetables

 

116 times 116 live 116 stands Tender Specs 116 Fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Wednesday, 14.06.17