Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.05.36
AV
7ST
6ST+
3ST
     
1ST/90
 

TWICKENHAM STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - Twickenham Green - Staines Road - HANWORTH Oxford Arms ( Suns ) - Hounslow Road - Hanworth Road - HOUNSLOW GARAGE ( Suns ) - Hounslow East - LAMPTON Black Horse ( Mon-Sat )
New Route - replaced withdrawn section of Route 201 between Hanworth and Lampton

24.03.37
AV
10ST
7ST+
3ST
     
1ST/90
 

KEW GARDENS STN ( Mon-Fri peaks )- Sandycombe Road - Richmond - TWICKENHAM STATION ( Daily ) - LAMPTON ( Daily )
Mon-Fri peaks extended from Twickenham to Kew Gardens Stn
Sunday extended from Hanworth to Twickenham AND Hounslow to Lampton

04.05.38
AV
10ST
10ST
7ST

TWICKENHAM STATION - Hounslow -  Lampton - Heston - Vicarage Farm Road - Hounslow West - Bath Road - Hounslow High Street - HOUNSLOW GARAGE
Withdrawn between Twickenham and Kew Gardens Station
Extended from Lampton to Hounslow Garage via withdrawn Route 50 - see map below

09.11.38
AV
7ST
10ST
--

TWICKENHAM STATION - Staines Road - Hospital Bridge Road - Powder Mill Lane - Hanworth Road - Hounslow -  Lampton - Heston - Vicarage Farm Road - Hounslow West - Bath Road - Hounslow High Street - HOUNSLOW GARAGE ( Mon-Sat )
Diverted at Staines Road via Hospital Bridge Road and Powder Mill Lane instead of Hanworth
Sunday service withdrawn

Taken from 1943 map drawn by Mike Harris
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16.02.44
AV
5ST
5ST
--

TWICKENHAM - Powder Mill Lane - HOUNSLOW GARAGE ( Mon-Sat )
Loop working at Hounslow withdrawn - replaced by New Route 111


30.04.47
AV
6ST
6ST
4ST

TWICKENHAM - Powder Mill Lane - HOUNSLOW GARAGE ( Daily )
Sunday service reintroduced

26.10.49
AV
6RT
6RT
4RT

TWICKENHAM - HOUNSLOW GARAGE ( Daily )
RT type introduced

RT3107 Twickenham Station

30.04.58
AV
5RT
5RT
4RT


12.10.60
AV
6RT
5RT
3RT

TWICKENHAM STN - HOUNSLOW GARAGE - Kingsley Road - Lampton - Heston - Cranford Lane - CRANFORD ( Mon-Fri peaks )
Mon-Fri peaks extended from Hounslow to Cranford via 111


11.05.63
AV
6RT
7RT
3RT

TWICKENHAM STN - HOUNSLOW GARAGE ;- CRANFORD (Mon-Fri peaks/Sat shop hrs)
Saturday shopping hours extended from Hounslow to Cranford


01.07.64
AV
6RT
6RT
4RT

TWICKENHAM STN - HOUNSLOW GARAGE (Sat early am & evgs/Suns) - CRANFORD (Mon-Fri/Sat shop hrs)
Mon-Fri extended from Hounslow to Cranford all day replacing service 111.


23.01.66
AV
6RT
7RT
4RT

TWICKENHAM STN - HOUNSLOW GARAGE (Sat early am & evgs) - CRANFORD (Mon-Fri/Sat shop hrs/Suns)
Sunday extended from Hounslow to Cranford replacing withdrawn Sunday 111.


21.02.66
AV
5RT
6RT
4RT

TWICKENHAM STN - HOUNSLOW GARAGE (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat early am) - CRANFORD (Mon-Fri except evgs/Sat/Suns)
Mon-Fri evenings withdrawn between Hounslow and Cranford being replaced by extended service 111.

10.07.66
AV
5RT
6RT
4RM

TWICKENHAM STN - HOUNSLOW GARAGE (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat early am) - CRANFORD (Mon-Fri except evgs/Sat/Suns)
Sunday vehicle type changed from RT to RM.

31.12.66
AV
5RT
5RT
--

TWICKENHAM STN - HOUNSLOW GARAGE (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat early am) - CRANFORD (Mon-Fri except evgs/Sat)
Sunday service withdrawn in favour of New 110A.


07.09.68
AV
5RT
5RT
--

TWICKENHAM - CRANFORD (Mon-Sat)
Mon-Fri extended from Hounslow to Cranford replacing withdrawn evening service on 111


23.08.69
AV
5MBS
4MBS
--

TWICKENHAM - CRANFORD (Mon-Sat)
Service converted to single deck One Man Operation.

19.01.70
AV
5MB
4MB
--

TWICKENHAM - CRANFORD (Mon-Sat)
Vehicle type change from MBS to MB.

27.06.70
AV
5MBS
4MBS
--

TWICKENHAM - CRANFORD (Mon-Sat)
Vehicle type change from MB to MBS.

31.01.71
AV
5SMS
4SMS
--

TWICKENHAM - CRANFORD (Mon-Sat)
Vehicle type change from MBS to SMS.

17.04.71
AV
5MBS
4MBS
1SMS

TWICKENHAM - HOUNSLOW GARAGE (Sun afts) - CRANFORD (Mon-Sat)
A limited Sunday afternoon service introduced between Twickenham and Hounslow


19.07.75
AV
5SMS
4SMS
1SMS

TWICKENHAM - HOUNSLOW ;- CRANFORD The Avenue (Mon-Fri except evgs/Sat shop hrs)
Mon-Fri evening withdrawn between Hounslow and Cranford - replaced by re-introduced service 111

Saturday service from Hounslow to Cranford restricted to shopping hours only

SMS726 seen at HANWORTH ROAD Duke of York performing a rare short working

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22.08.76
AV
5LS
5LS
1LS

TWICKENHAM - HOUNSLOW ;- CRANFORD The Avenue (Mon-Fri except evgs/Sat shop hrs)
Vehicle type change from SMS to LS.

LS49

LS49 King Street, Twickenham

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28.01.78
AV41+
5LS
5LS
--

TWICKENHAM STATION - HOUNSLOW ; - CRANFORD (Mon-Fri peaks/Sat shop hrs)
Mon-Fri off peak service withdrawn between Hounslow and Cranford - replaced by 111.  AND Sunday service withdrawn.


28.10.78
FW81+
5LS
5LS
--

TWICKENHAM STATION - HOUNSLOW ; - CRANFORD (Mon-Fri peaks/Sat shop hrs)
Hounslow (AV) allocation transferred to Fulwell (FW)

19.03.79
FW81+
5M
5M
--

TWICKENHAM STATION - HOUNSLOW ; - CRANFORD (Mon-Fri peaks/Sat shop hrs)
Vehicle type change from LS to double deck M.

M12 TWICKENHAM Albany stand with an unusual destination displayed

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24.01.87
WY31+
5AN
5AN
--
New Contract commenced with
LONDON COUNTRY SOUTH WEST

TWICKENHAM STATION - HOUNSLOW ; - CRANFORD (Mon-Fri peaks/Sat shop hrs)
New contract

AN359

AN359 Staines Road, Twickenham

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28.04.90
WK41+
7DA
7DA
--
New contract commenced

DA5 HOUNSLOW High Street

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27.11.93
WK41+
7DA
7DA
--

TWICKENHAM Arragon Road - HOUNSLOW (Mon-Sat) - CRANFORD (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday withdrawn between Hounslow and Cranford

DW11 HOUNSLOW High Street

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30.01.95
WK41+
5DA
6DA
--

TWICKENHAM Arragon Road - HOUNSLOW (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Hounslow and Cranford.

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10.01.98
AV351+
5DR
5DR
--
Transferred within London United
from Westlink to AV garage.

Scanned from 1998 leaflet
03.05.98
AV351+
4DR+
4DR
2DR
    1M/337    

TWICKENHAM Arragon Road - HOUNSLOW (Mon-Sat)
Start of new contract - Sunday service reintroduced
SDO double deck (M) journey introduced am only from HOSPITAL BRIDGE RD Chertsey Road to Hounslow Bus Station.

DR78 stands in the sidecourt at
Hounslow Bus Station

03.02
AV131+
4XL
4XL
2XL

TWICKENHAM Arragon Road - HOUNSLOW (Mon-Sat)
Converted from Dart to Optare Excel which were spare when Route 371 was converted to Dart operation.

XL6 Hounslow Bus Station

03.05.03
AV131+
4DPS
4DPS
2DPS

TWICKENHAM Arragon Road - HOUNSLOW (Mon-Sat)
New Contract commenced.

03.05.03
AV131+
4DPS
4DPS
2DPS
Transdev replaced by RATP

TWICKENHAM Arragon Road - HOUNSLOW (Mon-Sat)
New operator

01.05.10
AV131+
4DPS
4DPS
2DPS

TWICKENHAM Arragon Road - HOUNSLOW (Mon-Sat)
Contract renewal. The route was due to be extended to West Middlesex Hospital from this date but this was deferred

03.09.11
FW301+
4DPS
4DPS
3DPS

TWICKENHAM Arragon Road - HOUNSLOW (Mon-Sat)
Allocation moved to Fulwell (FW)

19.11.11
FW321+
5DPS
5DPS
5DPS

TWICKENHAM Arragon Road - Twickenham Green - Hospital Bridge Road - Powder Mill Lane - Hanworth Road - Hounslow - London Road - Isleworth Station - London Road - Busch Corner - Twickenham Road - WEST MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL
Daily extended from Hounslow to West Middlesex Hospital via Route 235 and 267
Running number sequence change

DPS682 Hounslow High Street DPS682 shows the new ownership and destination

04.10.14
AV131+
5DPS
5DPS
3DPS

TWICKENHAM Arragon Road - WEST MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL
Fulwell (FW) allocation replaced by Hounslow (AV)

02.05.15
AV131+
5DPS
5DPS
3DPS

TWICKENHAM Arragon Road - WEST MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL
Contract extended for two years

   
SP40044

SP40044 West Middlesex Hospital

© Jack Marian

28.05.16
AV131+
7DPS
7DPS
4DPS

HOUNSLOW Bus Station  -  Hanworth Road  -  Powder Mill Lane  -  Staines Road  -  Twickenham  --  London Road  -  Isleworth War Memoroial  -  WEST MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL
Withdrawn between Hounslow Bus Station and West Middlesex hospital via Busch Corner
Extended from Twickenham to West Middlesex Hospital via Route 267

DPS659 does not seem to have attracted much custom on the new section of route at Ivybridge Retail Park, London Road, Isleworth

Image kindly suplied by © Audrey Morandarte


29.04.17
AV131+
7DLE
7DLE
4DLE

HOUNSLOW BUS STATION  -  WEST MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL
Contract renewal with new Enviro E20D single deckers

14.04.18
AV131+
7DLE
7DLE
4DLE

HOUNSLOW BUS STATION  -  WEST MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL
Map below showing new routeing, taken from Mike Harris map dated 14.04.18

 
12.12.20
AV801+
14DLE
13DLE
10DLE

HOUNSLOW BUS STATION  -  Hanworth Road  -  Powder Mill Lane  -  Percy Road  -  Warren Road  -  Whitton Road  -  Chertsey Road  -  St Margarets Stn  -  Richmond  -  Lower Mortlake Road  -  Sandycombe Road  -  Kew Road  -  Kew Bridge  -  Chiswick High Road  -  Turnham Green  -  Youngs Corner  - Glenthorne Road  -  HAMMERSMITH Bus Station
Withdrawn between Hospital Bridge Road and West Middlesex Hospital but diverted instead via St Margarets, Richmond, Kew and Chiswick to Hammersmith replacing withdrawn 391.
Hospital Bridge Road to West Middlesex Hospital replaced by Revised H22

Running Number sequence change

12.12.20
AV801+
14DLE
13DLE
10DLE

HOUNSLOW  -  HAMMERSMITH
Bus stops introduced on Chertsey Road. The route no longer runs non-stop on this section.

2018 map

Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
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Operating Garages

AV Hounslow
Crew changeover point at HOUNSLOW Bus Station.

From December 220 Richmond Bus Station (w/b) and Richmond Georrge Street (e/b) added

FW Fulwell
Crew changeover point at TWICKENHAM King Street

From 03.09.11 changeover at  Arragon Road stand

HH Hounslow Heath
Crew changeover point at HOUNSLOW BUS STATION

WY Addlestone
The Crew change point was Twickenham Albany stand - where all sorts of buses & coaches could be found on ferry duties

 

 

 

 


 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Monday, 12.07.21