Route History

Fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
M
--
2LT+
--
      2LT/73  
 
V
13ST+
14ST
6ST
    1ST/49
1ST/97
   

CRANFORD Queen's Head - Bath Road -  Great West Road - Osterley - Chiswick - Oxford Road North - Wellesley Road - Turnham Green - Chiswick High Road - Hammersmith then either BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) or Fulham Palace Road - Dawes Road - Fulham Broadway - Harwood Road - New Kings Road - Wandsworth Bridge Road-
WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern ( Mon-Sat )
Renumbered from 291

1934 map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
07.11.34
V
14ST+
15ST
6ST
    1ST/49
1ST/97
   


Saturday only Mortlake (M) allocation withdrawn

02.01.35
M
--
2LT+
--
      2LT/73  
 
V
14ST+
15ST
6ST
    1ST/49
1ST/97
   

 

Saturday only Mortlake (M) allocation reintroduced

02.10.35
M
--
2LT+
--
      2LT/73  
 
R
--
--
6LT
 
V
14ST+
15ST
--
    1ST/49
1ST/97
   


Sunday V allocation replaced by new Riverside (R)

27.05.36
R
--
--
6LT
 
V
14ST+
18ST
--
    1ST/49
3ST/97
   


Saturday only Mortlake (M) allocation withdrawn

07.10.36
V
17ST+
18ST
6ST
    3ST/97    


Diverted at Hounslow West via Bath Road and Vicarage Farm Road instead of direct via Great West Road
Sunday only Riverside (R) withdrawn

24.03.37
R
--
--
9LT
 
V
17ST+
18ST
--
    3ST/97    


Sunday only Riverside (R) reinstated at the expense of Turnham Green (V)

06.12.39
V
18ST+
16ST
8ST
    3ST/65    

CRANFORD Queen's Head - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings / Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat  except evenings )
Mon-Sat evenings withdrawn between Turnham Green and Wandsworth Bridge
Sunday withdrawn between Turnham Green and Brook Green

20.03.40
R
--
--
7LT
 
V
19ST+
16ST
--
    2ST/65    


CRANFORD Queen's Head - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings) - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat  except evenings )
Sunday service extended from Turnham Green to Brook Green - with reinstated Turnham Green (V) allocation

15.05.40
R
--
--
7LT
 
V
19ST+
16ST
--
    2ST/65    


CRANFORD Queen's Head - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat  )
Mon-Sat evening service reinstated between Turnham Green and Wandsworth Bridge

13.11.40
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    

CRANFORD Queen's Head - TURNHAM GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat  )
Sunday withdrawn between Turnham Green and Brook Green

04.12.40
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    


CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats /Suns pm ) - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sun am ) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings / Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Mon-Fri / Suns am withdrawn between Hounslow West and Cranford
Mon-Sat evenings withdrawn between Turnham Green and Wandsworth Bridge

10.03.41
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    

Diverted towards Wandsworth Bridge via Studland Street and Glenthorne Road

19.03.41
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    

CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats /Suns afts ) - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sun am / evgs) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings / Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Sunday evenings withdrawn between Hounslow West and Cranford

25.06.41
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    

CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats /Suns except evenings) - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sun evenings) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings / Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Sunday am extended from Hounslow West to Cranford

23.07.41
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    

CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats afts /Sun afts) - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am/ evenings / Sun am/evenings) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings) - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Sat evenings and Suns am withdrawn between Hounslow West and Cranford
Sunday extended from Turnham Green to Brook Green

29.10.41
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    


CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri / Sats afts /Sun afts) - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION ( Sat am/ evenings / Sun am/evenings) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings) - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - Olympia - North End Road - Fulham Broadway - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Diverted at Hammersmith via Olympia and North End Road instead of Dawes Road
Mon-Fri between peaks extended from Hounslow West to Cranford

25.03.42
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    


CRANFORD ( Mon-Fri except peaks/ Sats afts /Sun afts) - HOUNSLOW WEST STN ( Mon-Fri between peaks/ Sat am/ evenings / Sun am/evenings) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings) - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Mon-Fri between peaks withdrawn between Hounslow West and Cranford

1943 map

Extracted from 1943 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

27.10.43
R
--
5LT
--
 
V
29ST
20ST
9ST

Sat only Riverside (R) allocation introduced

19.04.44
V
32ST
29ST
9ST


CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri except peaks/ Sats afts /Suns pm) - HOUNSLOW WEST STN ( Mon-Fri between peaks / Sat am/ evenings / Suns am ) - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat evenings reinstated between Turnham Green and Wandsworth Bridge
Sunday evenings reinstated between Hounslow West & Cranford
Saturday only Riverside (R) allocation withdrawn

12.11.47
R
--
8ST
--
 
V
34ST+
28ST
11ST
    2ST/55
1ST/65
   


Sat only Riverside (R) allocation reintroduced

05.05.48
R
--
8ST
--
 
V
34RT+
28RT
11RT
    2ST/55
1STL/65
   


RT type introduced

22.10.52
R
6RTL
9RTL
--
 
V
28RT
--
7RT
 
WD
--
13RTL
--

Saturday Wandsworth (WD) allocation introduced but Turnham Green (V) withdrawn on this day

12.10.53
R
7RTL
10RTL
--
 
V
28RT
--
7RT
 
WD
--
10RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HAMMERSMITH (Sun) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Sun) - Bath Road - Harlington Corner - Private Tunnel - LONDON AIRPORT Central ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat extended from Cranford to London Airport Central

Sunday curtailed at Hounslow West

02.05.56
V
35RT
10RT
11RT
 
WD
--
10RTL
--

Riverside (R) allocation withdrawn - and Saturday Turnham Green (V) allocation re-introduced.

17.10.56
V
34RT
10RT
6RT
 
WD
--
10RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HAMMERSMITH (Sun) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Sat pm/Sun) - LONDON AIRPORT Central ( Mon-Fri/Sat am)
Saturday pm withdrawn between Hounslow West and London Airport

01.05.57
V
34RT
10RT
6RT
 
WD
--
11RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HAMMERSMITH (Sun) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Sat evgs/Sun) - LONDON AIRPORT Central ( Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
Saturday afternoons extended from Hounslow West to London Airport.

16.10.57
V
33RT/1RM
9RT/1RM
5RT/1RM
 
WD
--
11RTL
--

Prototype RM introduced at Turnham Green

30.04.58
V
30RT/1RM
6RT/1RM
7RT/1RM
 
WD
--
14RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HAMMERSMITH (Sun) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Sat evgs) - LONDON AIRPORT Central ( Mon-Sat except evgs / Sun)
Sunday extended from Hounslow West to London Airport.

91 times

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

The owner of the book had crossed out Sunday in readiness for the November changes


05.10.58
V
30RT/1RM
6RT/1RM
7RT/1RM
 
WD
--
14RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HAMMERSMITH (Sun) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Sat evgs/Sun) - LONDON AIRPORT Central
Sunday withdrawn between Hounslow West to London Airport.

RTL840 Chiswick complete with 5 line UPPER CASE display and metal garage stencil  (WD)

Part of Jeff Lloyd collection


26.11.58
V
26RT/1RM
7RT/1RM
--
 
WD
--
14RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Mon-Sat evgs - LONDON AIRPORT Central (Mon-Sat except evgs )
Monday-Saturday evgs withdrawn between Hounslow West and London Airport
Sunday Route withdrawn.

RM2

RM2 on the stand at Breer Street

Click here for full details


14.10.59
V
18RT/8RM
8RM
--
 
WD
--
14RTL
--

Production RM type introduced prior to being sent to Poplar for trolleybus replacement

11.11.59
V
26RT
8RT
--
 
WD
--
14RTL
--

RM type withdrawn

11.10.61
V
26RT
7RT
--
 
WD
--
11RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Mon-Fri evgs/ Sat )- LONDON AIRPORT Central (Mon-Fri except evgs )
Saturday withdrawn between Hounslow West & London Airport.

01.07.64
V
24RT+
3RT
--
    3RT/55    
 
WD
--
11RTL
--

1964 map
Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

03.10.65
R
--
13RT
--
 
V
27RT
--
--

Saturday Turnham Green & Wandsworth allocations withdrawn in favour of new allocation at Riverside (R)

RT1931

A superb shot of Roofbox RT1931 entering Butterwick Bus Station

© David Bosher

10.04.66
R
--
13RT
--
 
V
21RT
--
--

Mon-Fri loss of 6 buses from schedule

1966 times

30.11.68
R
--
6RT
--
 
V
21RT
6RT
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE - HOUNSLOW WEST STN (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Hounslow West and London Airport.

Saturday Turnham Green (V) allocation re-introduced.

19.09.71
V
18SMS
8SMS
--

Converted to One Person Cattle Trucks single deck operation.
Riverside (R) allocation withdrawn.

SMS187

SMS187 Turnham Green

This image available with the
Single Deck download


06.01.73
V
18SMS
9SMS
--

1973 times

10.11.73
V
18DMS
8DMS
--

Converted to double deck operation.

13.06.76
V
17DMS
9DMS
--

WANDSWORTH GARAGE (Mon-Fri) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Sat) - HOUNSLOW WEST STN (Mon-Sat)
Mon-Fri Route extended over Wandsworth Bridge.

DMS1511

DMS1511 approaching the dual Green Line / Central Bus stop at Lampton Corner

© Paul Davis

07.08.76
V
17DMS
9DMS
--

WANDSWORTH GARAGE - HOUNSLOW WEST STN (Mon-Sat)
Saturday Route extended over Wandsworth Bridge.

13.12.79
V11+
15M
9M
--

MCW Metrobuses introduced.

M1207

M1207 Turnham Green

This image available with the
Metrobus download

06.01.90
AV1+
11M
8M
--

WANDSWORTH GARAGE - HOUNSLOW WEST STN (Mon-Sat) - Bath Road - HOUNSLOW GARAGE ( Garage journeys )
Stamford Brook allocation transferred to Hounslow (AV).

24.05.91
LDO - replaced by new H91 and 391.

 

 

 

 

Operating Garages

AV Hounslow
Changeover point garage and a few performed at Stamford Brook Garage

V Turnham Green
Changeover point Crown & Anchor

V Stamford Brook
Changeover point outside garage

R Riverside (Hammersmith)
Changeover point Butterwick or Met Station

WD Wandsworth
Changeover point at Breer Street - Wandsworth Bridge

M Mortlake
Changeover point at Hammersmith

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