Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
09.11.60
HL
52RM
53RM
43RM

UXBRIDGE - Hillingdon Hill - Hayes End - Southall - Hanwell - West Ealing - Ealing - Acton - Acton Vale - SHEPHERDS BUSH GREEN
NEW ROUTE replacing Trolleybus Route 607

207_RM457 

 

RM457 complete with offside route blind at Acton High St

 

11.10.61
HL
50RM
53RM
38RM
 
UX
--
--
5RT

Sunday UX allocation introduced.

207_RT1329 

 

 

RT1329 Ealing Common

Photographer unknown

 

08.05.63
HL
42RM
56RM
30RM
 
UX
8RM
6RM
8RM/5RT

Mon-Sat UX allocation introduced at the expense of HL which gained a share of service 97 from HW which gained extra buses to compensate on the 232 for the extension to Northwood which replaced service 225 from UX thus completing the circle.

20.03.65
HL
38RM
48RM
22RM
 
UX
6RM
5RM
7RM

SHEPHERDS BUSH GREEN - UXBRIDGE STATION
Uxbridge terminal changed from the Fray river turnaround to Uxbridge Station.

01.09.67
HL
38RML
33RML
22RML
 
UX
10RML
8RML
8RML

RM type converted to the bigger RML.

30.11.68
HL
38RML
33RML
14RML
 
HW
--
--
8RML
 
UX
10RML
8RML
8RML

The Mon-Sat only 207A allocation was transferred to HW at this time and therefore a 207 Sunday allocation was introduced at this shed to provide work for these crews

1968 entry
Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books
15.05.71
HL
42RML
34RML
14RML
 
UX
10RML
10RML
9RML

HW participation ended with the withdrawal of service 207A.

06.01.73
HL
41RML
35RML
17RML
 
UX
11RML
11RML
6RML

SHEPHERDS BUSH GREEN  -  UXBRIDGE STATION
Diverted in Uxbridge via Harefield Road and Oxford Road instead of High Street


1973 times

28.02.76
HL
45DM
42DM
17DM
 
UX
11RML
10RML
6RML

HL allocation converted to DM type

28.03.76
HL1+
45DM
42DM
17DM
 
UX111+
11DM
10DM
6DM

UX allocation converted to DM type.

DM1821

DM1821 Belmont Road - Uxbridge May 1978

© Paul Davis

04.09.82
HL1+
38RML
35RML
15RML
 
UX111+
13RM
10RM
5RM

DM type replaced by RM/RML.

207_RML2323 

 

RML2323 unknown location

 

28.03.87
HL1+
29M
29M
9M
 
UX111+
25M
24M
12M

Converted to One Person Operation.

27.03.93
AT
20M
20M
11M
 
UX
20M
19M
12M

 HL garage closed - operation transferred to Acton Tram Depot.

207_1400 

 

M1400 Uxbridge High Street

 

 

02.00
AT
20TNL
20TNL
11TNL
 
UX
20TNL
19TNL
12TNL

Low floor TNL type introduced

1999 map
Scanned from leaflet dated 13.11.99
15.10.01
AT
28TNL
27TNL
12TNL
 
G
6AV
6AV
6AV
 
UX
10TNL
9TNL
11TNL

Greenford (G) allocation added with 18m dual door articulated Volvo buses operating between Hayes By Pass and Shepherds Bush Green for an experimental period.

207_AV7 

 

AV7 Barbie livery - dot matrix blinds all now unacceptable under the watchful eye of TFL

 

27.04.02
AT
28TNL
27TNL
16TNL
 
UX
20TNL
18TNL
22TNL

Greenford (G) allocation withdrawn thus artics no longer serve.

207_TNL905 

 

TNL905 Ealing Common

 


09.04.05
HZ
25EA
23EA
18EA

HAYES-BY-PASS - SHEPHERDS BUSH GREEN
Converted to single deck artic operation and withdrawn between Hayes By Pass and Uxbridge - this section replaced by new 427.
New base opened at Hayes - Uxbridge (UX) and Acton(AT) allocation withdrawn.

207_11046 

 

EA11046 Shepherds Bush Green

 

29.11.08
HZ
25EA
23EA
18EA

HAYES-BY-PASS - WHITE CITY Bus Station
Extended from Shepherds Bush to White City via new link Road


10.12.11
HZ
35SN
30SN
20SN

Converted to double deck operation - artics withdrawn

207_SN36041 

 

36041 Ealing Hospital

 

26.06.13
HZ1+
35SN
30SN
20SN

Contract novated to Metroline West - no change to operating arrangement

SN1950

SN1950 West Ealing

 

08.04.17
G1+
41VW
37VW
24VW

Contract extended for two years
Reallocated to Greenford (G)
SN type replaced by VW

VW1288

VW1288 seen on the first day of operation from Greenford (G) at Southall Park

© Anthony Moore

 

 

 

 

Operating Garages

HL Hanwell
Changeover point garage

HW Southall
Changeover point garage

UX Uxbridge
Changeover point garage

G Greenford
Changeover point Iron Bridge, Uxbridge Road

HZ Hayes
Changeover point Hayes By Pass stand

 

 

Current times for Route live stands Tender Specs Route 207 fares

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Sunday, 14.10.18