Route History

Date introduced
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
AB
19NS
27NS
--
 
CL
--
--
8STL
 
M
9NS
--
--
 
X
--
--
8ST

TWICKENHAM STATION ( Sat pm ) - Richmond Bridge - RICHMOND - East Sheen - Barnes Common - Castelnau - Hammersmith - Kensington - Knightsbridge - Piccadilly - Charing Cross - ALDWYCH ( Mon-Sat ) - Fleet Street - Ludgate Circus - Bank - Liverpool Street - Shoreditch - Bethnal Green - OLD FORD ( Suns )
Renumbered from 32 and 233

17.04.35
AB
19NS
27NS
--
 
CL
--
--
14STL
 
M
8NS
--
--
 
X
--
--
15ST

HAMPTON COURT ( Suns ) - Bushey Park - Teddington - Waldegrave Road - TWICKENHAM ( Sat pm ) - RICHMOND - ALDWYCH ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD FORD ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Richmond to Hampton Court

05.06.35
AB
19NS
26NS
--
 
CL
--
--
14STL
 
M
8NS
3NS
--
 
X
--
--
15ST

HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm / Suns ) - RICHMOND - ALDWYCH ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD FORD ( Suns )
Sat pm extended from Twickenham to Hampton Court
Sat Mortlake (M) allocation added

02.10.35
AB
19NS
27NS
--
 
CL
--
--
8STL
 
M
8NS
--
--
 
X
--
--
14ST

TWICKENHAM ( Sat pm ) - RICHMOND - ALDWYCH ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD FORD ( Suns )
Sat pm withdrawn between Twickenham and Hampton Court
Sunday withdrawn between Richmond and Hampton Court
Saturday Mortlake (M) allocation withdrawn

08.04.36
AB
23NS
27NS
--
 
CL
--
--
14STL
 
M
4NS
--
--
 
X
--
--
15ST

HAMPTON COURT ( Suns ) - TWICKENHAM ( Sat pm ) - RICHMOND - ALDWYCH ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD FORD ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Richmond to Hampton Court

05.08.36
AB
21NS
26NS
--
 
CL
--
--
12STL
 
M
6NS
3NS
--
 
X
--
--
13ST

HAMPTON COURT (Suns ) - TWICKENHAM ( Sat pm ) - RICHMOND - ALDWYCH ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD FORD ( Suns )
Sat Mortlake (M) allocation added

07.10.36
AB
21NS
26NS
--
 
CL
--
--
8STL
 
M
6NS
3NS
--
 
X
--
--
8ST

TWICKENHAM ( Sat pm ) - RICHMOND - ALDWYCH ( Mon-Sat ) - OLD FORD ( Suns )
Sat pm withdrawn between Twickenham and Hampton Court
Sunday withdrawn between Richmond and Hampton Court

24.03.37
AB
--
8STL
--
 
AV
18ST
10ST
--
 
M
--
10LT+
--
   
--
2LT/9
8LT/73
--

HOUNSLOW GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) - Whitton - Twickenham - Richmond - East Sheen - Barnes Common - HAMMERSMITH Brook Green ( Mon-Fri / Sat am ) - Kensington - Knightsbridge - Park Lane - Oxford Street - Tottenham Court Road - Euston Road - KINGS CROSS ( Sat pm )
Sunday service withdrawn
Mon-Sat extended from Twickenham via Whitton to Hounslow Garage replacing Route 27 between these points
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Hammersmith and Aldwych except for Sat pm journeys which were extended from Hammersmith to Kings Cross via Route 73

Clay Hall (CL) and Middle Row (X) allocations withdrawn
Mon-Fri Twickenham (AB) and Mortlake (M) allocations withdrawn
Mon-Sat Hounslow (AV) allocation introduced

06.10.37
AV
18ST
10ST
--
 
M
--
13LT+
--
   
--
2LT/9
8LT/73
--

Saturday only Twickenham (AB) allocation withdrawn

05.01.38
AV
18ST
10ST
--
 
M
--
7LT
--

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - HAMMERSMITH Brook Green ( Mon-Sat )
Sat pm withdrawn between Hammersmith and Kings Cross

04.05.38
AV
18ST
17ST
--

Saturday only Mortlake (M) allocation withdrawn

03.05.39
AV
18ST
13ST
--
 
M
--
4LT
--

Saturday only Mortlake (M) allocation reinstated

07.06.39
AV
18ST
17ST
--

Saturday only Mortlake (M) allocation withdrawn

13.12.39
AV
15ST
9ST
--
 
R
--
5LT
--

Saturday only Riverside (R) allocation introduced

11.06.41
AV
10ST
9ST
--
 
R
8LT
9LT
--

Mon-Fri Riverside (R) allocation introduced

12.11.47
AV
13ST
5ST
--
 
M
8ST
16ST+
--
      2LT/9
3LT/73
 

Mon-Sat Riverside (R) withdrawn in favour of Mortlake (M)

26.10.49
AV
13RT
5RT
--
 
M
8RT
16RT
--
      2RT/9
3RT/73
 

RT type introduced

33 map
Extracted from 1952 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
22.10.52
AV
13RT
--
--
 
M
8RT
21RT
--

Saturday AV allocation withdrawn in favour of increase at M.

06.05.53
AV
13RT
--
--
 
M
8RT
13RT
--
 
R
--
8RTL
--

Saturday R allocation introduced.

07.10.53
AV
13RT
--
--
 
M
8RT
21RT
--

Saturday R allocation withdrawn

19.05.54
AV
13RT
--
--
 
M
8RT
10RTL
--
 
R
--
11RTL
--

Saturday R allocation re-introduced.

rtl1153

This would be a weekend shot at Brook Green of RTL1153, the 71 behind is also hosted by an RTL

Part of Jeff Lloyd collection
Photographer unknown

04.05.55
AV
12RT
--
--
 
M
8RTL
9RTL
--
 
R
--
11TL
--

M allocation converted to RTL

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

26.11.58
Route withdrawn - replaced by Route 73 extension

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Garages

CL Clay Hall
Changeover point Old Ford

X Middle Row
Changeover point not known

Riverside (R)
Changeover point Hammersmith

Mortlake (M)
Changeover point Queens Road - East Sheen

AB Twickenham
Changeover point Cresswell Road

AV Hounslow
Changeover point Hounslow Garage