Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
23.04.83
AL101+
12DMS
12DMS
6DMS

MORDEN STATION - Hillcross Avenue - Lower Morden - Grand Drive - Raynes Park - Merton Park - Wimbledon - Merton Road - Wandsworth - CLAPHAM JUNCTION Grant Road
NEW ROUTE
replacing withdrawn section of Route 77A and M1

1984 map
Extracted from 1984 map drawn by Darius Grigg
Click map to expand
27.10.84
AL101+
9DMS
11DMS
6DMS

MORDEN - CLAPHAM JUNCTION Grant Road (daytime) or CLAPHAM JUNCTION Northcote (evenings)
After 1945 terminates at Northcote instead of Grant Road.

DMS461

DMS461 at Raynes Park with the intermediate blind set for Route 170

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

03.08.85
AL101+
18DMS
11DMS
6DMS

MORDEN - CLAPHAM JUNCTION - Wandsworth Road - VAUXHALL (Mon-Fri peaks)
Mon-Fri peaks extended from Clapham Junction to Vauxhall.

11.07.87
AL101+
--
--
6DMS
 
SW151+
16DMS
11DMS
--

MORDEN (Suns) - RAYNES PARK ( Mon-Sat ) - CLAPHAM JUNCTION ( Mon-Sat ) -WANDSWORTH ROAD Lansdowne Way (Mon-Sat garage journeys) VAUXHALL STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
MS withdrawn between Raynes Park and Morden - replaced by new 163.
MS Merton (AL) allocation transferred to Stockwell (SW)

02.09.89
SW151+
15DMS
11DMS
6DMS

Sunday only Merton (AL) allocation transferred to Stockwell (SW)

02.03.91
AL101+
--
--
6DMS
 
SW151+
11DMS
10DMS
--

Sunday only Merton (AL) re-introduced. Partial conversion to Metrobus.

25.05.91
AL101+
9DR
9DR
7DR

WIMBLEDON STATION - CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Converted to midibus operation and withdrawn between Wimbledon and Morden which was replaced by Sunday 163 introduction and Clapham Junction and Vauxhall.
Stockwell allocation withdrawn
.

dw132

Streetline livery DW132

This image available on the
Single Deck download

09.04.94
AL101+
9DR/MRL
1M
9DR/MRL
7DR/MRL

Metrobus schoolday journey introduced in am peak from Southfields School to Clapham Junction - the bus being ex route 77.

MRL209 dr34

MRL209 WIMBLEDON

This image available on the
Single Deck download

DR34 Grant Road

This image available on the
Single Deck download

01.07.96
AL101+

9MRL
1M

9MRL
7MRL
logo  

The schoolday Metrobus was revised to be ex Route 270

m417

M417 Raynes Park

This image available on the
Metrobus download

13.09.97
QB31+
8sd
8sd
5sd
 
NO
1M
--
--
logo Contract reassigned to Limebourne with the schoolday only double deck journey being assigned to Nostalgia Bus.
1997 entry
 
ll65

Limebourne R313NGM CJ stand

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

LL65 NOSTALGIABUS at Clapham Junction

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

30.04.99
QB31+
8sd
1M
8sd
5sd

The schoolday dd journey transferred to Limebourne.

M631

M631 still shows signs of ownership with Arriva as evidenced by the AD/WN codes

This image available on the
Metrobus download

07.07.01
QB31+
8DCL
8DCL
6DCL
logo Limebourne taken over by Connex Bus

DCL411

DCL411 Sir Cyril Black Way

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

03.08.02
QB31+
8TA
8TA
6TA

Converted to double deck operation

14.09.02
QB31+
13TA
12TA
10TA

WIMBLEDON STATION - Clapham Junction - Lavender Hill - Queenstown Road - Queens Circus - Nine Elms Lane - VAUXHALL
Extended from Clapham Junction to Vauxhall via Queenstown Road

ta110

TA110 Vauxhall stand

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

26.02.04
QB31+
13TA
12TA
8TA
logo Contract reassigned

9738

Travel London Trident 9738

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

21.05.09
QB31+
13TA
12TA
8TA
logo Contract novated to Abellio
12.09.09
QB121+
16ED
15ED
11ED

Contract renewal

9451

Enviro 9451 Clapham Junction

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

13.09.14
QB121+
16ED
16ED
11ED

Contract extended for two years

156 map

Extracted from Map 35 drawn by Mike Harris available for sale
The Greater London Bus Map

09.01.16
QB121+
16ED
16ED
11ED

Wimbledon Sir Cyril Black Way - Hartfield Road - Wimbledon Station - Wimbledon Bridge - Alexandra Road - Gap Road - Durnsford Road - Southfields - Merton Road - Buckhold Road - Wandsworth High Street - Wandsworth Plain - Armoury Way - Fairfield Street - East Hill - St John's Hill - Clapham Junction Station - Lavender Hill - Queenstown Road - Queenstown Road Station - Queenstown Road - Battersea Park Station - Battersea Park Road - Nine Elms Lane - Wandsworth Road -Vauxhall Station Bus Station
Rerouted at Battersea Park, now direct right turn from Queenstown Road instead of routeing via Queens Circus

 

Operating Garages

AL Merton
Changeover point ?

SW Stockwell
Changeover point at garage or Clapham Junction

QB Battersea
Changeover point Vauxhall

 

156 times live stands Tender Specs Route 1 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Tuesday, 06.06.17