Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
TB
36STL
39STL
20STL
 
TL
9STL
4STL+
11STL
      2ST/12  
 
X
--
--
6ST/15

WEST KILBURN - The Chippenham - Harrow Road - Royal Oak Stn - Paddington - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Park Lane - Victoria - Vauxhall - Oval - Camberwell - Peckham - New Cross - Lewisham - Catford - HITHER GREEN STATION

Taken from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
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16.01.37
TB
28STL
28STL
--
 
TL
17STL
16STL+
11STL
      1ST/12  
 
X
--
--
6ST/15

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Sunday Bromley (TB) allocation withdrawn

08.09.37
TB
28STL
28STL
16STL
 
TL
17STL
16STL+
16STL
      1ST/12  

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Sunday Bromley (TB) allocation reintroduced - Middle Row (X) withdrawn

13.12.39
Q
15STL
22STL
22STL
 
TL
26STL
27STL
11STL

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Daily Bromley (TB) allocation replaced by Camberwell (Q)

20.03.40
Q
15STL
15STL
21STL
 
TL
26STL
27STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Mon-Sat additional service introduced between CATFORD St Dunstan's College and Hither Green Stn

15.05.40
Q
15STL
15STL
21STL
 
TB
10STL
13STL
--
 
TL
16STL
14STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Mon-Sat Bromley (TB) reintroduced

24.10.40
Q
18STL
15STL
21STL
 
TB
10STL
13STL
--
 
TL
16ST
14ST
7STL
ExpressTL
TL
10STL
10STL
 

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Mon-Sat additional service : CATFORD St Dunstan's College - Hither Green Stn
EXPRESS SERVICE : HITHER GREEN - VICTORIA ( express between Catford and Victoria )
( Mon-Sat peaks )
Mon-Sat peaks express service introduced

20.11.40
Q
18STL
15STL
21STL
 
TB
10STL
13STL
--
 
TL
16ST
14ST
7STL
Express
TL
10STL
10STL
 

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
CATFORD St Dunstan's College
and Hither Green Stn ( Mon-Fri / Sat except evenings )
EXPRESS SERVICE : HITHER GREEN - VICTORIA (express between Catford and Victoria ) ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Sat evening service withdrawn between St Dunstan's and Hither Green

19.03.41
Q
22STL
19STL
19STL
 
TB
10STL
13STL
--
 
TL
20STL
18STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Express service withdrawn

14.05.41
Q
20STL+
15STL
19STL
    1STL/35    
 
TB
10STL
13STL
--
 
TL
15STL
17STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
CATFORD St Dunstan's College
and Hither Green Stn ( Sat afternoons )
Withdrawn between St Dunstan's and Hither Green except for sat afts

29.10.41
Q
20STL
20STL
19STL
 
TB
7STL
--
--
 
TL
11STL
18STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
CATFORD St Dunstan's College
and Hither Green Stn ( Sat afternoons )
Withdrawn between St Duns tams and Hither Green
Saturday Bromley (TB) allocation withdrawn

28.10.42
Q
22STL
21STL
19STL
 
TB
6STL
--
--
 
TL
11STL
18STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  ( except evenings ) - LEWISHAM - HITHER GREEN STN
Withdrawn evenings between Lewisham and West Kilburn

21.04.43
Q
22STL
3STgas
21STL
3STgas
19STL
 
TL
16STL
16STL
9STL


WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
Evening service reinstated
The gas buses shown operated from Camberwell (Q) between March 1943 and April 1944 - full details can be found in the Ken Blacker book London Buses and the Second World War

27.10.43
Q

22STL
3STg

21STL
3STg
17STL
 
TL
16STL
16STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  ( except evenings ) - LEWISHAM - HITHER GREEN STN
Withdrawn evenings between Lewisham and West Kilburn

19.04.44
Q

9STL
16STg

9STL
15STg
17STL
 
TL
16STL
16STL
11STL

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
Evening service reinstated

25.10.44
Q

18ST

18ST
17STL
 
TL
19ST
18ST
11STL

WEST KILBURN  ( except evenings ) - LEWISHAM - HITHER GREEN STN
Withdrawn evenings between Lewisham and West Kilburn

02.05.45
Q

18ST

13ST
17STL
 
TL
19ST
19ST
11STL

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
Evening service reinstated


11.10.50
Q
21RTL+
28RTL
26RTL
    1RTL/35
1SRT/42
2STL/59A
   
 
TL
30RT
21RT
15RT

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
RT family introduced

 

RT1111 at Hither Green with the comprehensive ultimate
WEST KILBURN Falcon

 


02.05.51
PM
55RT
49RT
40RT

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
Camberwell & Catford allocations transferred to Peckham.

06.08.52
PM
49RT
33RT
40RT

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
Times below

30.04.58
PM
39RT
29RT
38RT


11.05.60
PM
33RM
24RM
22RM


18.02.63
PM
33RM
24RM
22RM

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
RT type replaced by new RM allocation.

19.07.69
PM
33RM
19RM
16RM

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA (Saturday) - WEST KILBURN (Monday-Friday/Sunday)
Saturday withdrawn between Victoria and West Kilburn.

16.01.71
PM
15RM
19RM
14RM

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA (Monday-Saturday) - WEST KILBURN (Sunday)
Monday-Friday withdrawn between Victoria and West Kilburn.

Immaculate RM934 Vauxhall Bridge Road

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03.11.73
PM
16RM
19RM
13RM

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA ( Monday-Saturday ) - WEST KILBURN ( Sunday )
Diverted between Maida Hill and West Kilburn via Shirland Road and Fernead Road instead of Malvern Road


13.04.76
PM61+
12MD
19MD
13MD

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA ( Monday-Saturday ) - WEST KILBURN ( Sunday )
RM type replaced by MD.

MD4 Vauxhall Bridge Road

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28.10.78
PM41+
15MD
18MD
9MD

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA - WEST KILBURN (Monday-Friday peaks)
Sunday withdrawn between Victoria and West Kilburn but extended from Victoria to West Kilburn Monday-Friday peaks.


31.01.81
PM41+
15RM
18RM
9RM

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA - WEST KILBURN (Monday-Friday peaks)
Mon-Fri peak hour journeys southbound rerouted via Victoria Bus Station.
MD type replaced by RM.

25.10.86
PM41+
25RM
19RM
11RM

QUEENS PARK STATION - HITHER GREEN STATION
Route standardised (extended from Victoria to Queens Park at all times.

06.06.87
NX
--
--
8T
 
PM
25RM
19RM
5T

QUEENS PARK STATION - HITHER GREEN STATION
Sunday converted to One Person Operation and Sunday NX allocation introduced.

13.08.89
NX
--
--
13L/T
 
PM
25RM
19RM
--

QUEENS PARK STATION - HITHER GREEN STATION
Sunday PM allocation withdrawn.

T909 (NX) Park Lane

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27.04.91
NX
--
--
12L/T
 
PM
31RM
17RM
5T

QUEENS PARK - LEWISHAM
Withdrawn between Lewisham and Hither Green Station - replaced by revised 180

Sunday PM allocation reintroduced

L100 Park Lane

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14.03.92
NX
--
--
12L/T
 
PM
32RM
14RML
18RM
14RML
--

QUEENS PARK - LEWISHAM  - CATFORD GARAGE (Sat am) - Downham Way - GROVE PARK (Saturday shopping hours)
Saturday extended from Lewisham to Catford Garage and further extended shopping hours to Grove Park.

19.06.93
NX1+
47RM
32RM
12L/T

QUEENS PARK - LEWISHAM  - CATFORD GARAGE (Sat am) - Downham Way - GROVE PARK (Saturday shopping hours)
Peckham allocation transferred to New Cross

12.03.94
NX1+
29RM
15RML
13RM
15RML
23T

QUEENS PARK - LEWISHAM 
Saturday withdrawn between Lewisham and Grove Park

Sunday service increased to compensate for Route 36B withdrawal

15.11.98
NX1+
29RM
14RML
14RM
14RML
17T
 
PM51+
--
--
11T

QUEENS PARK - LEWISHAM 
Sunday only PM introduced

27.05.00
NX1+
47RM
28RM
18AVL
 
PM51+
AVL ex N36
AVL exN36
11AVL

QUEENS PARK - LEWISHAM 
Start of new TG contract
Mon-Sat PM buses introduced ex N36

08.02.03
NX1+
26RM
24RM
14PVL
 
PM271+
AVL ex N36
AVL exN36
AVL ex N36

QUEENS PARK - NEW CROSS GATE
Withdrawn between New Cross and Lewisham
Sunday Peckham (PM) allocation
withdrawn except for exN36 buses

29.01.05
NX1+
26PVL
26PVL
14PVL
 
PM271+
PVL ex N36
PVL exN36
PVL ex N36

QUEENS PARK - NEW CROSS GATE
Mon-Sat converted to OPO operation

09.02.08
NX1+
33PVL
32PVL
15PVL
 
PM271+
4PVL
6PVL
6PVL

QUEENS PARK - NEW CROSS GATE
Night service introduced
Start of new contract

PVL223 Park Lane
PVL233 Park Lane

09.02.13
NX1+
33E+
32E
16E
    1E/171    
 
PM271+
4WVL
˜6WVL
WPVL

QUEENS PARK - NEW CROSS GATE
Contract renewal

E94 Paddington
E94 Eastbourne Terrace, Paddington

10.02.18
NX1+
33E+
32E
16E
 
PM271+
4WVL
5WVL
5PVL

QUEENS PARK - NEW CROSS GATE
Contract renewal but night service reduced at weekend

 

Operating Garages

TL Catford
Changeover point at Catford Town Hall

NX New Cross
Changeover point at garage

PM Peckham
Changeover point at garage

Q Camberwell
Changeover point at garage

X Middle Row
Changeover point not known

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Friday, 11.03.22