Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
23.02.91
V31+
5LX
5LX
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RICHMOND Bus Station - Chiswick Bridge - Chiswick - Hammersmith - Lillie Road - WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building (Mon-Sat)
New Route replacing Route 290 which was withdrawn Mon-Sat between Richmond and Hammersmith

29.01.94+
V31+
5DT
1M
5DT
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RICHMOND  -  WEST BROMPTON
Leyland Lynx type replaced by Dennis Darts

01.10.95
V31+
5DT
5DT
--
 
LB
--
--
4dd

RICHMOND Bus Station - WEST BROMPTON (Daily)
Sunday service introduced with double deck operation from London Bus Lines.

07.12.96
AH51+
6DP
5DP
3DP
Contract re-assigned to Armchair (Brentford) with Dart operation.

RICHMOND Bus Station - WEST BROMPTON (Daily)
New contract

19.01.02
AH51+
7DT
6DT
3DT

RICHMOND Bus Station - WEST BROMPTON (Daily)
Converted to low floor operation

06.01.07
AH51+
7DT
6DT
3DT
Contract formally transferred to Metoline Travel.

13.12.08
AH51+
9DM
9DM
7DM

RICHMOND Bus Station - WEST BROMPTON (Daily)
Contract renewal

14.12.13
AH51+
9DM
9DM
7DM

RICHMOND Bus Station - WEST BROMPTON (Daily)
Contract extended for two years

 

 

Occasionally the route is double decked as seen here by VW1035 at Richmond

 

 

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

12.12.15
AH51+
10DM
10DM
9DM

RICHMOND Bus Station - WEST BROMPTON (Daily)
Contract renewal

12.12.20
AH51+
10DM
10DM
9DM

RICHMOND Bus Station - WEST BROMPTON (Daily)
Contract extended for two years

 

Operating Garages

V Stamford Brook
Changeover outside garage

London Buslines Southall
Changeover outside ?

AH Armchair Brentford
Changeover at Richmond Bus Station

Live visual

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Friday, 11.12.20