Route History

Route 1 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
AL
24LT
29LT
6LT
 
CF
14STL
12STL
15STL

KINGS CROSS St Pancras - Euston - Kingsway - Aldwych - Trafalgar Square - Westminster - Millbank - Lambeth Bridge - Vauxhall - Wandsworth Road - Clapham Junction - St Johns Rd - Battersea Rise - Windmill Road - Earlsfield Road - Garratt Lane - Tooting Broadway - London Road - Amen Corner - Mitcham - Cranmer Road - Carshalton Road - Hackbridge Corner - Carshalton Station - WALLINGTON Belmont Road

15.11.39
Suspended, LDO 14.11.39, partly replaced by revisions to Route 39

03.01.40
AL
31STL
26STL
12STL
 
CF
10STL
10STL
10STL

Daily reinstated as above

13.11.40
AL
20STL
18STL
6STL
 
CF
13STL
13STL
9STL

KINGS CROSS ( Mon-Fri except evenings / Sat / Sun ) - ALDWYCH ( Mon-Fri evenings ) MITCHAM Cricketers ( Suns ) - WALLINGTON ( Mon-Sat / Sun am journeys )
Mon-Fri evenings withdrawn between Aldwych and Kings Cross
Sun withdrawn between Mitcham and Wallington except for early journeys

11.06.41
AL
26STL
20STL+
6STL
      1STL/49  
 
CF
14STL
14STL
8STL

Mon-Sat to operate in two sections
Kings Cross to Tooting Mitre
Tooting Broadway to Wallington

28.10.42
AL
25STL
23STL
8STL+
        1STL/77A
 
CF
14STL
14STL
7STL

KINGS CROSS ( Mon-Fri except evenings / Sat / Sun ) - ALDWYCH ( Mon-Fri evenings ) - TOOTING Mitre ( Suns ) - WALLINGTON ( Mon-Sat / Sun am journeys )
Sunday withdrawn between Tooting and Mitcham except for early journeys to Wallington

12.12.45
AL
28D
25D
6D
 
CF
--
--
8STL
 
GM
12STL
11STL
--

Mon-Sat Chalk Farm (CF) allocation replaced by new Gillingham Street (GM)

13.03.46
AL
27D
25D
9D
 
GM
13STL
11STL
7STL


KINGS CROSS
( Mon-Fri except evenings / Sat / Sun ) - ALDWYCH ( Mon-Fri evenings ) -- WALLINGTON
Sunday extended from Tooting to Wallington at all times
Sunday only Chalk Farm(CF replaced by Gillingham Street (GM)

14.05.52
AL

20D
6STL+

21D
12D
    1D/77A
2D/152
   
 
GM
10STL
3STD
13STL
--
 
Q
--
--
8RTL

Sunday GM allocation transferred to Q.

14.06.53
AL
25D
21D
--
 
GM
9STL/3STD
9STL/4STD
--

KINGS CROSS (Mon-Fri except evenings/Sat )- ALDWYCH (Mon-Fri evenings) - WALLINGTON
Sunday rerouted via Vauxhall Bridge and renumbered 77B.

D156

D156 is packed in tight on the stand in York Way

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07.10.53
AL
25RT
21RT
--
 
GM
13STD
13STD
--

Merton (AL) allocation converted from D to RT.

25.11.53
AL
25RT
21RT
--
 
SW
13STD
13STD
--

Gillingham Street (GM) allocation transferred to Stockwell (Stockwell (SW))

16.02.55
AL
25RT
15RT
--
 
SW
12RTL
14RTL
--

Stockwell (SW) allocation converted from STD to RTL.

01.05.57
AL
21RT
18RT
--
 
SW
12RTL
10RTL
--

EUSTON - WALLINGTON
Withdrawn between Euston and Kings Cross

30.04.58
AL
21RT
18RT
--
 
SW
12RTL
10RTL
--
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11.05.60
AL
21RT
17RT
--
 
SW
11RTL
9RTL
--

EUSTON (Mon-Fri/Sat am), ALDWYCH (Sat pm), WALLINGTON
Withdrawn between Aldwych and Euston Saturday pm

RTL1256

RTL1256 (SW) Aldwych stand

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14.08.63
AL
27RT
21RT
--
 
SW
--
6RTL
--

Mon-Fri SW allocation withdrawn.

29.01.64
AL
27RT
21RT
--

Saturday only SW allocation withdrawn.

06.03.65
AL
27RT
--
--

EUSTON, WALLINGTON (Mon-Fri)
Saturday diverted via Vauxhall Bridge and renumbered 77B.

RT2240

RT2240 is seen in good company at Wallington with an RF and SMS behind

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12.05.73
AL
25RT
12RT
9RM

KINGS CROSS (Suns), EUSTON (Mon-Fri), ALDWYCH (Sats) Strand, Westminster, Millbank, Vauxhall Bridge, Clapham Junction, Wandsworth, TOOTING Mitre (Sat/Sun) Mitcham, Hackbridge, Carshalton, WALLINGTON STN (Mon-Fri)
Saturday introduced Aldwych to Tooting to replace withdrawn 77B
Sunday introduced Kings Cross to Tooting
to replace withdrawn 77B.

15.12.73
AL
25RM
12RM
9RM

RM vehicles introduced on a daily basis.

RM1648

RM1648 (SRM3) seen at Clapham Junction on a garage journey

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25.04.81
AL
18RM
15RM
9RM

FARRINGDON STREET (Mon-Fri peaks), ALDWYCH (Mon-Sat), CHARING CROSS (Suns) Westminster Bridge, Vauxhall, Clapham Junction, Wandsworth, TOOTING (Sat/Sun) Southcroft Road, STREATHAM GARAGE (Mon-Fri)
Mon-Fri withdrawn between Aldwych and Euston but extended from Aldwych to Farringdon Street via withdrawn Route 168 Mon-Fri peaks. Additionally extended from Tooting to Streatham Garage.
Sunday withdrawn between Charing Cross and Kings Cross.
Southern section Tooting to Wallington converted to double deck OPO and renumbered 127

27.10.84
AL
18RM
6RM
--
 
SW
--
8RM
6RM

FARRINGDON STREET (Mon-Fri peaks), ALDWYCH (Mon-Sat), CHARING CROSS (Suns), TOOTING (Sat/Sun), STREATHAM St Leonards Church (Mon-Fri)
Withdrawn between St Leonards Church and Garage in Streatham.

Saturday & Sunday Stockwell (SW) allocation reintroduced.

19.11.84
AL
18RM
6RM
--
 
SW
--
8Dc
6Dc

D type (crew) introduced at Stockwell.

03.08.85
AL
11RM
6RM
--
 
SW
7RM
8Dc
6Dc

EUSTON (Mon-Fri peaks), ALDWYCH (Mon-Sat), CHARING CROSS (Suns), TOOTING (Sat/Sun), STREATHAM (Mon-Fri)
Mon-Fri peaks diverted at Aldwych to Kings Cross instead of Farringdon Street.
Mon-Fri Stockwell (SW) allocation introduced.

01.02.86
AL
14D
18D
12D
 
SW
10D
5D
--

EUSTON (Mon-Fri except evgs), Russell SQUARE (Suns), ALDWYCH (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat), TOOTING (Sat/Sun) , STREATHAM (Mon-Fri)
Converted to One Person Operation. Sunday Stockwell (SW) withdrawn in favour of new AL allocation.
Mon-Fri mid-day extended from Aldwych to Euston.
Sunday extended from Charing Cross to Russell Square.

07.02.87
AL
24D
10D
12D
 
SW
--
5D
--

Mon-Fri Stockwell (SW) allocation withdrawn.

11.07.87
AL
23D
15D
12D

EUSTON (Mon-Fri except evgs), Russell SQUARE (Suns), ALDWYCH (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat), TOOTING Mitre (Sat/Sun), TOOTING STATION (Mon-Fri)
Mon-Fri diverted at Amen Corner to Tooting Station instead of Streatham.

02.01.88
AL
23D
15D
12D

EUSTON (Mon-Fri except evgs), Russell SQUARE (Suns), ALDWYCH (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat), TOOTING Mitre (Sat/Sun), TOOTING STATION (Mon-Fri), Mitcham, Western Road, Colliers Wood, MERTON GARAGE (Mon-Sat garage journeys)
Mon-Sat garage journeys introduced to Merton via Mitcham.

DMS2564

DMS2564 Strand

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16.04.88
AL
21D
16D
12D

EUSTON (Mon-Fri except evgs), Russell SQUARE (Mon-Fri evgs,Suns), ALDWYCH (Sats), TOOTING Mitre (Sat/Sun), TOOTING STATION (Mon-Fri), MERTON GARAGE (Mon-Sat garage journeys)
Mon-Fri evenings extended from Aldwych to Russell Square.

25.05.91
AL
14M
13M
10M

WATERLOO, Albert Embankment, Vauxhall, Clapham Junction, Earlsfield, Tooting Broadway, TOOTING STATION
New contract, revised service as above. Garage journeys now run out of service

77 map
Scanned from London Transport Buses leaflet dated 26.04.97
M1306

M1306 Waterloo stand

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02.09.00
AL1+
15PVL
16PVL
12PVL

Convert to low floor operation.

26.02.05
AL1+
15PVL
16PVL
12PVL

New schedule introduced to aid reliability

03.06.06
AL1+
16PVL
16PVL
11PVL

Contract renewal

PVL373 PVL373 Tooting Broadway
04.06.11
AL1+
16PVL
16PVL
14PVL

Contract extended for two years

DOE54

DOE54 Concert Hall Approach stand

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01.06.13
AL1+

Contract renewal for 5 years, working timetables added

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Operating Garages

AL Merton
Changeover point TOOTING BROADWAY Longmead Road, TOOTING Mitre stand, or TOOTING BROADWAY Mitcham Road.
Garage journeys leave line of route at Tooting Broadway and observe Route 155 stops to garage or leave line of route at Mitcham and observe Route 152 stops to garage.

Stockwell (SW) Stockwell
Changeover point Vauxhall Station.
Garage journeys leave line of route at WANDSWORTH ROAD Lansdowne Way and run light to garage.

GM Victoria, Gillingham Street
Changeover point Vauxhall Station.
Garage journeys leave line of route at Vauxhall and observe Route 2 stops to Victoria
Garage journeys leave line of route at  Parliament Square and observe Route 24 stops to Victoria

Q Camberwell
Changeover point Vauxhall Station.
Garage journeys leave line of route at Vauxhall and run via Route 36

CF Chalk Farm
Changeover point York Way

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