Route History

 

 

200 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
AL
2LTL
2LTL
2LTL

WIMBLEDON STATION - Ridgway - RAYNES PARK
Prior to this date had been 103 - new policy dictated that single deck routes had to be numbered 200+

08.04.36
AL
2Q
2Q
2Q

Type change

27.05.36
AL
4Q
4Q
4Q

WIMBLEDON STATION - Ridgway -  Raynes Park  -  WEST WIMBLEDON Copse Hill
Extended from Raynes Park to Copse Hill

Extracted from 1939 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
06.05.53
AL
6RF
6RF
4RF

RF type introduced.

30.04.58
AL
5RF
5RF
5RF
1958 TIMES
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
03.01.62
AL
3RF
3RF
2RF

WIMBLEDON STATION  -  Ridgway - RAYNES PARK STATION
Withdrawn between Raynes Park and Copse Hill ,this section replaced by new 286.

RF398

RF398 Wimbledon Station

Peter Osborne collection

25.08.65
AL
3RT
3RT
2RT

RF type replaced by RT.

31.10.65
AL
3RT
3RT
3RT

WIMBLEDON STATION - Ridgway - RAYNES PARK -; Coombe Lane - Kingston Hospital - Norbiton - KINGSTON (Sun pm)
Sunday pm extended from Raynes Park to Kingston.

31.12.66
AL
6RT
6RT
3RT

MITCHAM Fair Green ( Mon-Sat ) Phipps Bridge Estate - Colliers Wood - Haydons Road - Queens Road - WIMBLEDON STN (Suns) - RAYNES PARK - KINGSTON (Sun pm)
Mon-Sat extended from Wimbledon to Mitcham via Phipps Bridge - partly replacing withdrawn 285 between Wimbledon and Haydons Road.

30.01.71
AL
7SMS
4SMS
2SMS

MITCHAM ( Mon-Sat ) - WIMBLEDON (Suns) - RAYNES PARK
Sunday withdrawn between Raynes Park and Kingston.
CONVERTED TO SINGLE DECK - ONE PERSON OPERATION.

SMS370

SMS370 Mitcham stand ?

This image available on the
Single Deck download

20.10.73
AL141+
7SMS
4SMS
2SMS

Rerouted to double run via Atkinson Morley Hospital except Mon-Fri peaks.

13.11.77
AL141+
7DMS
4DMS
2DMS

CONVERTED TO DOUBLE DECK OPERATION.


25.04.81
AL141+
7DMS
4DMS
4DMS

WALLINGTON Shotfield (Suns) London Road - Hackbridge Corner - MITCHAM ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK
Sunday extended from Mitcham to Wallington partly replacing withdrawn 115

31.10.81
AL141+
7DMS
4DMS
4DMS

Rerouted to double run via Atkinson Morley Hospital Mon-Fri peaks

04.09.82
AL141+
5D
3D
2D

MITCHAM ( Mon-Sat ) - MERTON GARAGE (Suns) - RAYNES PARK
Sunday withdrawn between Merton Garage and Wallington.

04.02.84
AL141+
8D
4D
2D

STREATHAM GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) - Mitcham - Phipps Bridge - MERTON GARAGE (Sun pm jnys) - WIMBLEDON STN (Sun pm) - RAYNES PARK (MS/Sun pm)
Mon-Sat extended from Mitcham to Streatham Garage - and Sunday am service withdrawn.

DMS2293

DMS2293 is seen on a weekday journey to AK Garage

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 CD


27.10.84
AL141+
8D
4D
2D

BRIXTON GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) - MERTON GARAGE (Sun pm jnys) - WIMBLEDON STN (Sun pm) - RAYNES PARK (MS/Sun pm)
Mon-Sat diverted at St Leonards Church via Streatham Hill to Brixton Garage BN.

22.03.86
CR
dd
dd
dd

BRIXTON New Park Road (MS except evgs) - STREATHAM HILL STN (MS evenings)- WIMBLEDON STATION (Sun pm) - RAYNES PARK (MS/Sun pm)
SERVICE TRANSFERRED TO CITYRAMA LTD under LRT tendering process. Streatham terminal arrangements altered because Cityrama could not turn at Brixton Garage.


07.02.87
Cityrama
dd
dd
dd

BRIXTON New Park Road (MS except evgs) - STREATHAM St Leonards Church (MS evgs) - WIMBLEDON STN (Sun pm) - RAYNES PARK (MS/Sun pm)
Mon-Sat evgs cut back from Streatham Hill Stn to St Leonards Church.

03.12.88
NB
10LS
9LS
2LS

SERVICE TRANSFERRED TO LONDON UNITED ON A TEMPORARY CONTRACT.

LS57

Leyland National LS57 (NB)

This image available on the
Single decker CD

03.06.89
AA221+
10M
9M
2M

SERVICE TRANSFERRED TO LONDON GENERAL.
Service operated from Colliers Wood ( an outstation of Sutton)

11.11.89
A221+
--
--
1M
 
AA221+
10M
7M
 
Family photos

Sunday allocation transferred to Sutton (A) although AA bus driven by Sutton driver.

29.09.90
A221+
--
--
8M
 
AA221+
10M
7M
 


BRIXTON New Park Road (MS except evgs) - STREATHAM St Leonards Church (MS evgs/Suns) - RAYNES PARK
Sunday extended from Wimbledon to Streatham.

23.09.91
AL221+
10M
7M
3M

Sutton (A) and Colliers Wood (AA) allocations transferred to Merton (AL).

M1062

M1062 Wimbledon

This image available on the
Metrobus download

05.09.92
A81+
--
--
3DW
 
AL221+
10M
7M
2DW

Sunday converted to midibus operation and part transferred to Sutton (A).

DW70

DW70 performs a Sunday duty and is seen in Cyril Black Way

This image available on the
Single Deck download

13.03.93
A81+
--
--
3MRL
 
AL221+
10M
7M
2MRL

BRIXTON GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) - STREATHAM St Leonards Church (Suns) - RAYNES PARK
Brixton terminal change.

31.07.93
AL221+
10M
7M
4DR/DW

Sutton (A) allocation withdrawn.

22.05.94
AL221+
10M
7M
4DR/DW

BRIXTON GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK
Sunday extended from St Leonards Church to Brixton Garage.

29.04.95
AL221+
M
M
DR/DW

RAYNES PARK - TULSE HILL STATION
Extended from Streatham Hill to Tulse Hill Station via Christchurch Road - Roupell Road and Upper Tulse Hill. This was a temporary arrangement until new Darts were delivered for new Route 201.

17.06.95
AL221+
10DPL
10DPL
4DPL

MITCHAM - RAYNES PARK
Converted to single deck operation.
Withdrawn between Mitcham and Tulse Hill - replaced by new 201.

DPL11

Seen in "Streetline" livery is DPL11

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

17.06.00
Mitcham Belle
14SLF
13SLF
8SLF
SDO
 
1dd
--
--
Contract reassigned
023

023 Wimbledon

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

27.08.04
Centra
14SLF
13SLF
8SLF

Route transferred to Centra London as a result of their purchase of Mitcham Belle's London Bus operations.

20.05.06
AL41+
15LDP
13LDP
8LDP
logo Contract reassigned
LDP201

LDP201 Raynes Park

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

24.02.07
AL41+
15LDP
14LDP
8LDP
 
AL31+
1PVL
--
--

New contract commenced - Certain school time journeys continue with double deck PVL - but the current operation of these journeys will be extended from Wimbledon to Raynes Park to match the normal service.

PVL162

PVL162 performs the SDO duty and is seen in Wimbledon

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

 

22.03.07
AL41+
15SE
14SE
8SE
 
AL31+
1PVL
--
--

Phased conversion from LDP type to new Enviro 200 darts.

SE1

The new order is represented here by SE1 at the Ridgway

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

18.12.07
AL41+
15SE
14SE
8SE
 
AL31+
1PVL
--
--

Introduction of additional turning point at Copse Hill

25.02.12
AL41+
15SE
14SE
8SE
 
AL31+
1PVL
--
--

Contract extended for two years

22.02.14
AL41+
15SE
14SE
8SE
 
AL31+
1PVL
--
--

Contract renewal

2014 map for 200
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

200 times

Operating Garages

A Sutton
Changeover point Wimbledon Station.

AL Merton
Changeover point outside garage

NB Norbiton
Changeover point at garage - buses running light to garage

Stands & Turning points