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26.10.49
K
8RT
15RT
8RT

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

RT

RT849 East Molesy

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14.05.52
NB
8RT
15RT
8RT

K allocation transferred to NB.

131 times
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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Extended from Kingston to Wimbledon via withdrawn trolleybus service 604.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.

RM1202

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Sunday extension to Clapham Common withdrawn.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Sunday service withdrawn in favour of extending service 155 from Wimbledon to Hersham.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Withdrawn between West Molesey and Walton, this section replaced by new  Service 211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

DMS2594

DMS2594 working the Sunday routeing to Clapham Common

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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

131 map
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

TA342

TA342 Raynes Park

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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.

TA338

TA338 with revised blind layout and the new RATP livery

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02.10.10
FW151+
20TA
20TA
14TA

Contract renewal

SP57

SP57 is about to turn left into Longmead Road terminus, the blind already set for the return journey to Kingston, these buses normally used for Route 65 and 71

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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

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Stands And Turning Points

KINGSTON, FAIRFIELD BUS STATION

Private stand for 8 buses in marked bays in Fairfield Bus Station on south side of Fairfield North.
Buses proceed from Fairfield North via Fairfield Bus Station to stand, departing via Fairfield Bus Station to Fairfield North.
Set down in Fairfield North, at Alighting Point and pick up in Fairfield North, at Stop B1.

NEW MALDEN, KINGSTON ROAD (from Tooting BRoadway)

Public stand in bay on north side of Kingston Road, commencing 8 metres west of a point opposite the western arm of Balgowan Close and extending 22 metres west.
Buses proceed from Burlington Road via Fountain Roundabout, Kingston Road and Charnwood Close to stand, departing via Charnwood Close, Kingston Road and FountainRoundabout to Burlington Road.
Set down in Burlington Road, at Stop G and pick up in Burlington Road, at Stop F.

NEW MALDEN, FOUNTAIN ROUNDABOUT (from Tooting BRoadway)
Turning Point Only, Buses must not stand

Buses proceed from Burlington Road via Fountain Roundabout departing to Burlington Road.
Set down in Burlington Road, at Stop G and pick up in Burlington Road, at Stop F.

NEW MALDEN, SHANNON CORNER (from Tooting BRoadway)
Turning Point Only, Buses must not stand

Buses proceed from Burlington Road via Shannon Corner departing to Burlington Road.
Set down in Burlington Road, at Stop R and pick up in Burlington Road, at Stop C.

RAYNES PARK, WORPLE ROAD

Public stand on north side of Worple Road, commencing at the party wall of 207/209, 13 metres west of Tolverne Road.

From Kingston, Fairfield Bus Station.
Buses proceed from Worple Road via Lambton Road and Coombe Lane to stand, departing via Worple Road and Pepys Road to Coombe Lane.
Set down in Coombe Lane, at Stop B and pick up in Coombe Lane, at Stop H.

From Tooting BRoadway.
Buses proceed from Worple Road via Coombe Lane, Lambton Road and Worple Road to stand, departing to Worple Road.
Set down in Worple Road, at Stop G and pick up in Worple Road, at Stop D.

WIMBLEDON, WORPLE ROAD (from TOOTING BROADWAY)

Public stand for up to 3 buses on west side of Worple Road commencing 4 metres south of lamp standard No. 007 and extending 26.5 metres south.
Buses proceed from Hartfield Road via Wimbledon Bridge, St George's Road, Francis Grove and Worple Road to stand, departing to Worple Road.
Set down in Hartfield Road, at Stop L and pick up in Worple Road, at Stop N.

WIMBLEDON, SIR CYRIL BLACK WAY (from Kingston, Fairfield Bus Station)

Private stand for up to 3 buses in bus turning area on north side of Sir Cyril Black Way.
Buses proceed from Wimbledon Bridge via The BRoadway, Gladstone Road and Bus Turning Area to stand, departing to Bus Turning Area.
Set down in Wimbledon Bridge, at Stop D and pick up in Bus Turning Area, at Stop F.

COLLIERS WOOD, PRIORY ROAD (from Kingston, Fairfield Bus Station)

Bus stand on west side of Priory Road.
Buses proceed from Merton High Street via Priory Road to stand, departing via Priory Road, Christchurch Road and Collier's Wood High Street to Merton High Street.
Set down in Merton High Street, at Stop E and pick up in Merton High Street, at Stop G.

TOOTING BROADWAY, LONGMEAD ROAD

Public stand for six buses in Longmead Road in three parts:
1. On north side of Longmead Road for three buses, commencing at a point 11 metres south of No 2 Longmead Road and extending 30 metres.
2. In the centre of Longmead Road for 2 buses standing abreast.
3. On south side of Longmead Road for one bus, commencing at a point 14 metres east of eastern building line of Mitcham Road and extending 20 metres.

Buses proceed from Tooting High Street via Tooting BRoadway and Longmead Road to stand, departing via Longmead Road and Tooting BRoadway to Tooting High Street.
Set down in Tooting High Street, at Alighting Point L and pick up in Tooting High Street, at Stop K.

Garage Journeys

From Fulwell Garage to Kingston, Fairfield Bus Station:

From garage via Wellington Road, South Road, Stanley Road, BRoad Street, The Causeway, Park Road, Sandy Lane, Park Road, Church Grove, Hampton Court Road, Kingston Bridge, Horsefair, Wood Street, Kingsgate Road, Sopwith Road, Richmond Road, Cromwell Road, Queen Elizabeth Road, Fairfield North and bus station to line of route.

From Kingston, Fairfield Road Bus Station to Fulwell Garage:

From line of route via Fairfield North, Clarence Street, Wood Street, Horsefair, Kingston Bridge, Hampton Court Road, Church Grove, Park Road, Sandy Lane, Park Road, The Causeway, BRoad Street, Stanley Road, South Road and Wellington Road to garage.

From Fulwell Garage to Ursuline school, Wimbledon:

From garage via Wellington Road, High Street, Church Street, Hampton Court Road, Hampton Court Bridge, Hampton Court Way, Kingston By-pass, Shannon Corner (slip Road), Burlington Road, West Barnes Lane, Coombe Lane, Lambton Road and Worple Road to line of route.

From Fulwell Garage to Tooting BRoadway:

From garage via Wellington Road, High Street, Church Street, Hampton Court Road, Hampton Court Bridge, Hampton Court Way, Kingston By-pass, Shannon Corner (slip Road), Bushey Road, Kingston Road, Merton High Street, High Street Colliers Wood, Tooting High Street, Tooting BRoadway and Longmead Road to line of route. ALTERNATIVE (via Kingston): From garage via Wellington Road, South Road, Stanley Road, BRoad Street, The Causeway, Park Road, Sandy Lane, Park Road, Church Grove, Hampton Court Road, Kingston Bridge, Horsefair, Wood Street, Kingsgate Road, Sopwith Road, Cromwell Road, Queen Elizabeth Road, London Road, Cambridge Road, Kingston Road, Burlington Road, West Barnes Lane, Coombe Lane, Lambton Road, Worple Road, Wimbledon Hill Road, Wimbledon Bridge, The BRoadway, Merton Road, Merton High Street, High Street Colliers Wood, Tooting High Street, Tooting BRoadway and line of route.

From Tooting BRoadway to Fulwell Garage:

From line of route via Longmead Road, Tooting BRoadway, Tooting High Street, High Street Colliers Wood, Merton High Street, Kingston Road, Bushey Road, Shannon Corner (slip Road), Kingston By-pass, Hampton Court Way, Hampton Court Bridge, Hampton Court Road, Church Street, High Street and Wellington Road to garage. ALTERNATIVE (via Kingston) : From line of route via Longmead Road, Tooting BRoadway, Tooting High Street, High Street Colliers Wood, Merton High Street, Kingston Road, Bushey Road, Shannon Corner (slip Road), Burlington Road, Kingston Road, Cambridge Road, London Road, Fairfield North, Clarence Street, Wood Street, Horsefair, Kingston Bridge, Hampton Court Road, Church Grove, Park Road, Sandy Lane, Park Road, The Causeway, BRoad Street, Stanley Road, South Road and Wellington Road to garage.

Authorised Vehicle Types:

Double Deck vehicles up to 10.2 m long.

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