Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
23.02.91
V31+
5LX
5LX
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RICHMOND Bus Station - Chiswick Bridge - Chiswick - Hammersmith - Lillie Road - WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building (Mon-Sat)
New Route replacing Route 290 which was withdrawn Mon-Sat between Richmond and Hammersmith


LX7

LX7 West Brompton

This image available on the
Single Deck download



29.01.94+
V31+
5DT/1M
5DT
--

Leyland Lynx type replaced by Dennis Darts

DT152

DT152 Richmond Station

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Single Deck download

01.10.95
V31+
5DT
5DT
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LB
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--
4dd

RICHMOND Bus Station - WEST BROMPTON (Daily)
Sunday service introduced with double deck operation from London Bus Lines.

LBL52

LBL52 George Street - Richmond

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First London download

LS97 Butterwick

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Single Deck download

07.12.96
AH51+
6DP
5DP
3DP
logo Contract re-assigned to Armchair (Brentford) with Dart operation.
DP1030

DP1030 turning into Fulham Palace Road from Lillie Road

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19.01.02
AH51+
7DT
6DT
3DT

Converted to low floor operation

06.01.07
AH51+
7DT
6DT
3DT
Contract formally transferred to Metoline Travel.

13.12.08
AH51+
9DM
9DM
7DM

Contract renewal

DM961 at the Richmond stand

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14.12.13
AH51+
9DM
9DM
7DM

Contract extended for two years

VW1035

Occasionally the route is double decked as seen here by VW1035 at Richmond

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190
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
12.12.15
AH51+
10DM
9DM
7DM

Contract renewal

Current times for Route

 

Operating Garages

V Stamford Brook
Changeover outside garage

London Buslines Southall
Changeover outside ?

AH Armchair Brentford
Changeover at Richmond Bus Station

Stands and turning points

Tender specs