Route History

65A fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
09.10.63
NB
--
--
12RT


EALING Argyle Road
- Ealing Broadway - South Ealing - Kew Bridge - Richmond - Petersham - Ham Common - Kingston - Villiers Road - Surbiton,Hook - CHESSINGTON Copt Gilders Estate (Sundays)
Part of Route 65 diverted to Copt Gilders to replace 265 which was withdrawn on Sunday

31.12.66
AB
--
7RT
--
 
K
5RT
--
7RT
 
NB
10RT
17RT
--
 
V
--
14RT
10RT


EALING
- Copt Gilders - CHESSINGTON ZOO (Monday-Friday) - LEATHERHEAD LT Garage (Saturday/Sunday)
Mon-Sat introduction to partly replace withdrawn 265.
Extended from Copt Gilders to Chessington Zoo at all times and introduced Sat/Sun - also being extended to Leatherhead replacing Route 65.

65A times

Extracted from 31.12.66 Red Book
Note that the 11.11pm Sat departure from Fox and Hounds was a garage journey to AB. For some reason we could not carry passengers over Richmond Bridge from the Kingston direction


07.09.68
K
--
7RT
4RT
 
NB
20RT
15RT
--
 
V
--
16RT
12RT


Monday-Friday K allocation withdrawn (replaced by 85) -
Saturday AB allocation transferred to K.

RT3895

RT3896 (K) Surbiton

Photographer unknown

30.11.68
Route renumbered 65,

Operating Garages

NB Norbiton
Changeover point Kingston Bus Station

K Kingston
Changeover point Kingston Bus Station or Kingston Station

AB Twickenham
Changeover point RICHMOND Police Station (s/b) or RICHMOND George Street (n/b) which was odd given that the 71 relief was at Richmond Station

V Turnham Green
Changeover point KEW BRIDGE Plough

I worked as a conductor on this route and it was always a joy but the crews at  AB were not used to a frequent route and therefore were nearly always followed by an NB or V crew.

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