Route History

Route 1 fares

26.10.49
K
8RT
15RT
8RT

KINGSTON Bus Station, Hampton Court, East Molesey, West Molesey, Walton Road, WALTON ON THAMES Manor Road

RT849

RT849 East Molesy

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14.05.52
NB
8RT
15RT
8RT

K allocation transferred to NB.

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13.05.59
K
--
--
8RT
 
NB
8RT
15RT
--

Sunday NB allocation transferred to K.

14.10.59
NB
8RT
14RT
7RT

Sunday K allocation transferred to NB.

21.01.61
NB
8RT
14RT
7RT

KINGSTON, WALTON (Mon-Sat)- Hersham Road, Bowes Road, Cromwell Road, Ambleside Avenue, Rydens Road, Molsey Road, HERSHAM STATION (Suns)
Sunday extended from Walton to Hersham via Service 264.


09.05.62
AL
--
7RT
6RT
 
NB
17RM
14RM/2RT
14RM

WIMBLEDON STATION, Raynes Park, New Malden, Norbiton, Kingston, WALTON (Monday-Saturday), HERSHAM STATION (Sun)
Extended from Kingston to Wimbledon via withdrawn trolleybus service 604.
AL allocation introduced at weekends.
NB converted from RT to RM.

A nostalgic view here of RM1202 at Hampton Court with the Green Line bus stop opposite in Vrow Walk at Hampton Court

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01.07.64
AL
--
7RT
9RT
 
NB
16RM
16RM
13RM

CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town (Suns) Balham, Tooting, S Wimbledon, WIMBLEDON STN (Mon-Sat), WALTON ON THAMES (Mon-Sat), HERSHAM (Suns)
Sunday extended from Wimbledon to Clapham Common via service 155.

18.11.64
AL
--
9RT
4RT
 
NB
16RM
16RM
7RM

WIMBLEDON STN, WALTON ON THAMES (Mon-Sat), HERSHAM (Suns)
Sunday extension to Clapham Common withdrawn.

23.01.66
AL
--
9RT
--
 
NB
16RM
15RM
--

WIMBLEDON, WALTON ON THAMES (Mon-Sat)
Sunday service withdrawn in favour of extending service 155 from Wimbledon to Hersham.

24.01.70
AL
6RM
6RM
--
 
NB
10RM
8RM
--

Mon-Fri AL allocation introduced at the expense of NB.

17.09.71
AL
6RM
6RM
--
 
NB
6RM
4RM
--

WIMBLEDON, WEST MOLESEY Central Avenue (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between West Molesey and Walton, this section replaced by new  Service 211

12.05.73
AL
4DMS
--
8DMS
 
NB
9DMS
10DMS
4DMS

VICTORIA EMBANKMENT (Sunday am jny) via Westminster or Blackfriars, Kennington, Stockwell, CLAPHAM COMMON (Suns), WIMBLEDON (Mon-Sat) , WEST MOLESEY
Service converted to One Person Operation.
Sunday re-introduction replaced service 155 on this day

D2594

D2594 Hampton Court

© B Pask

01.09.79
AL261+
5DMS
--
8DMS
 
NB71+
10M
10M
4M

NB allocation converted from DMS to M.

27.09.80
AL261+
--
--
8DMS
 
NB71+
15M
10M
3M

Mon-Fri AL allocation withdrawn in favour of increase at NB.

27.10.84
AL261+
--
--
8DMS
 
NB71+
15M
10M
3M

ALDWYCH (Sun am jnys) Waterloo, York Road, Westminster Bridge Road, Elephant, Kennington, Stockwell, CLAPHAM COMMON (Suns), WIMBLEDON (Mon-Sat), WEST MOLESEY
Sunday am journeys to Embankment diverted to Aldwych instead.

M1383

The side destination display is wrongly fitted to the front on M1383

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25.10.86
AL261+
--
--
8DMS
 
NB71+
15M
10M
3M

CLAPHAM COMMON (Suns), WIMBLEDON (Mon-Sat), HAMPTON COURT STN (Mon-Sat evgs/Suns), WEST MOLESEY (Mon-Sat exc evgs)
Sunday withdrawn between Clapham Common and Aldwych and between Hampton Court and West Molesey.

27.06.87
LC
11dd
12dd
10dd

CLAPHAM COMMON (Suns), WIMBLEDON STATION (MS), HAMPTON COURT (Suns), WEST MOLESEY (Mon-Sat) , Walton, Oatlands Drive, WEYBRIDGE Ship (Mon-Sat evgs, hourly)
Operation transferred to London & Country

29.09.90
K81+
10T
10T
6T

Operation transferred to Westlink
WIMBLEDON, HAMPTON COURT (Suns), WEST MOLESEY (Mon-Sat), Field Common Estate, Walton, WEYBRIDGE STN (Mon-Sat evgs)
Extended from the Ship in Weybridge to the Station

T922

T922 in the attractive Westlink livery is seen in Kingston

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29.10.94
K81+
10T
10T
6T

WIMBLEDON STATION, KINGSTON Brook Street
Withdrawn west of Kingston, this section replaced by new 411.

29.06.96
FW151+
10VA
10VA
5VA

Kingston (K) allocation transferred to Fulwell (FW)

VA10

VA10 Fairfield Bus Station

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26.09.97
FW151+
10VA
10VA
5VA


WIMBLEDON STATION
, KINGSTON Fairfield Bus Station

Kingston terminal changed from Brook Street to Fairfileld Bus Station

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Map scanned from 1997 London Transport Buses leaflet

30.09.00
FW151+
10VA
10VA
6VA

New Contract commenced.

01.10.01
FW151+
10TA
10TA
8TA

Contract renewal

TA250

TA250 Wimbledon stand

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30.06.07
FW151+
19TA
19TA
14TA

KINGSTON, New Malden, Raynes Park, Wimbledon, South Wimbledon, Colliers Wood, TOOTING BROADWAY Longmead Road
Extended from Wimbledon to Tooting, part compensation for Route 493 revision.

TA316

TA316 Longead Road stand

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02.10.10
FW151+
20TA
20TA
14TA

Contract renewal

SP102

SP102 has been turned short on the occasion of Merton Garage open day

 

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31.05.14
TV151+
20TA
20TA
14TA

Route transferred from Fulwell (FW) to Tolworth (TV) to make room for Route 391

Operating Garages

AL Merton
Changeover point Wimbledon Station or outside garage.

NB Norbiton
Changeover point Norbiton Church

K Kingston
Changeover point at garage

FW Fulwell
Changeover point Kingston Bus Station

Current stands and turning points

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Date of edit   Thursday, 12.06.14