Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
A
2NS
2NS
2NS

MORDEN STATION - Mordenhall Road - St Helier Avenue - Rose Hill - Sutton Green - Sutton Station - Belmont - Banstead Cross Roads - Burgh Heath - Kingswood -
LOWER KINGSWOOD
Canada Hut

Taken from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
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16.01.35
A
@8NS
@9NS
2NS

MORDEN STATION - LOWER KINGSWOOD Canada Hut
Mon-Sat jointly operated with Route 80A

07.10.36
A
@8NS
@9NS
@5STL

MORDEN STATION - LOWER KINGSWOOD Canada Hut
Sunday service now joint with Route 80A
STL type introduced on Sundays

29.11.39
A
@11STL
@11STL
5STL

TOOTING BROADWAY Longmead Road - Amen Corner - Fair Green - Bishopsford Road - St Helier - Sutton - Belmont - Burgh Heath - LOWER KINGSWOOD Canada Hut
Withdrawn between St Helier and Morden which was covered by Route 164 and diverted instead via Route 88 to Tooting
This change would help to relieve Route 88 and partly compensate for loss of Green Line Route J
Mon-Sat STL type introduced

Taken from 1940 map drawn by Mike Harris
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09.10.46
A
@18D+
@19D+
@17D
    1STL/151
1D/164A
3D/93
1STL/151
 

TOOTING BROADWAY Longmead Road -- LOWER KINGSWOOD Mint Arms
Daimler type introduced

 

 

D201 Belmont California stand

 


07.10.53
A
@16RTL+
@30RTL
@16RTL
    1RT/93
1RT/156
   

TOOTING BROADWAY Longmead Road -- LOWER KINGSWOOD Mint Arms
Converted to RTL operation.

19.05.54
A
@16RT+
@30RT
@29RT
    1RT/93
1RT/156
   

TOOTING BROADWAY Longmead Road -- LOWER KINGSWOOD Mint Arms
Converted to RT operation.

 

 

RT2831 Mitcham

 


30.04.58
A
@15RT+
@27RT
@16RT
    1RT/93
3RT/164
1RT/164A
   

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List

22.03.69
A
12RF
10RF
5RF

MORDEN STATION - Sutton Common Road - Sutton - Belmont - Banstead - Burgh Heath - LOWER KINGSWOOD Rookery Way
Converted to one person operation and diverted at Sutton to Morden instead of Tooting - also withdrawn in Lower Kingswood between Rookery Way and "Mint Arms" which was at junction of Buckland Road and Stubbs Lane.

RF425 Sutton Station

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27.06.76
A
12BL
10BL
5BL

MORDEN STATION - LOWER KINGSWOOD Rookery Way
Converted to BL operation.

 

BL21 Collingwod Road, Sutton

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23.10.76
A41+
7BL
6BL
5BL

MORDEN STN
- BELMONT ( Mon-Sat ) - LOWER KINGSWOOD (Suns)
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Belmont and Lower Kingswood - replaced by extended 280.

31.03.79
A41+
7BL
6BL
5BL

MORDEN STATION - BELMONT ( Mon-Sat ) - Brighton Road - Sutton Lane - Banstead High Street - Bolters Lane - Brighton Road - LOWER KINGSWOOD ( Suns )
Sunday service rerouted via Banstead Village

04.11.79
A41+
6BL
6BL
4DMS


MORDEN STN
- BELMONT ( Mon-Sat ) - LOWER KINGSWOOD (Suns )
Sunday converted to double deck operation.

27.09.80
A31+
6BL
6BL
4DMS
 
MORDEN STN - SUTTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - LOWER KINGSWOOD ( Suns )
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Sutton and Belmont


25.04.81
A31+
6DMS
6DMS
4DMS

MORDEN STN - SUTTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - LOWER KINGSWOOD ( Suns )
Mon-Sat Route converted to double deck operation.

DMS1881 Morden Park

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24.04.82
A31+
6DMS
6DMS
2DMS

MORDEN STN - SUTTON STATION (Mon-Sat) - BELMONT (Suns)
Sunday Route withdrawn between Belmont and Lower Kingswood.

04.09.82
A31+
5DMS
5DMS
2DMS

MORDEN - SUTTON ( Mon-Sat ) - BELMONT (Mon-Fri peaks/midday/Suns)
Mon-Fri journeys extended from Sutton to Belmont.

23.04.83
A31+
13DMS
10DMS
4DMS

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - Putney Heath - Wimbledon - Morden - Sutton Common Road - Sutton - BELMONT
Daily Route extended from Morden to Putney Bridge via Route 93.

Taken from 1983 map drawn by Darius Grigg

26.11.88
A31+
6D
6D
3D

MORDEN - BELMONT (MS eves/Suns) - BANSTEAD VILLAGE (MS exc eves)
Withdrawn between Morden and Putney but extended from Belmont to Banstead Village Mon-Sat except evenings.

 

31.08.91
A31+
6D
6D
2D

MORDEN - BELMONT (MS eves/Suns) - BANSTEAD VILLAGE (MS exc eves)
Journeys diverted via Highdown Prison


28.08.93
A31+
6M
6M
2M

MORDEN - BELMONT (MS eves/Suns) - BANSTEAD VILLAGE (MS exc eves)
Converted to MCW Metrobus operation.

 

M1435 Sutton Station

 


30.11.96
A31+
9LDP
8LDP
4LDP

HACKBRIDGE Reynolds Close - Green Wrythe Lane - St Helier - Morden - Sutton Common Road - Collingwood Road - Sutton - Brighton Road - BELMONT Highdown Prison.
Converted to low floor single deck operation - and extended from Morden to Hackbridge replacing withdrawn Route 393 - but withdrawn between Belmont and Banstead - this section now served by Route S1.

Scanned from LTB leaflet dated 30.11.96
01.12.01
A31+
10LDP
9LDP
5LDP

HACKBRIDGE Reynolds Close - BELMONT Highdown Prison.
New Quality Incentive Contract ( an enhanced TG contract with higher standards of reliability) Extendable from 5 to 7 years dependent on good performance.
Previously this had been a Tendered Gross contract ( where TFL keeps all the revenue and operators compete for contracts on their own costs )

EVL13 Morden Station

© Lawrence Living

02.12.06
A31+
10LDP
9LDP
5LDP

HACKBRIDGE Reynolds Close - BELMONT Highdown Prison.
Contract extended for two years

LDP203 Morden Station
06.12.08
A31+
10SOE
9SOE
5SOE

HACKBRIDGE Reynolds Close - BELMONT Highdown Prison.
Contract renewal

SOE38 Throwley Way, Sutton

07.12.13
A31+
12SOE
11SOE
5SOE

HACKBRIDGE Reynolds Close - BELMONT Highdown Prison.
Contract extended for two years

05.12.15
A31+
16SE
15SE
8SE

HACKBRIDGE Reynolds Close - BELMONT Highdown Prison.
Contract renewal ( 5 years )

SE167 Sutton

© Mark McWalter

05.12.20
A31+
16SE
15SE
8SE

HACKBRIDGE Reynolds Close - BELMONT Highdown Prison.
Contract extended for two years

Operating Garage

A Sutton
Changeover point at garage

Prior to 1969 would have been Sutton Green

 

Map at 2019

Taken from 2019 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

Live Visual

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Friday, 02.07.21