Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
08.03.97
S51+
14DR
7DR
4DR
Route 9A renumbered but withdrawn between Hammersmith and Kensington



Mortlake Avondale Road -
High Street - The Terrace - Barnes Bridge Station - The Terrace - Barnes High Street - Church Road - Castelnau - Hammersmith Bridge - Hammersmith Bridge Road - Queen Caroline Street - Broadway - Hammersmith Bus Station

30.08.97
S51+
14DR
7DR
4DR

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
SDO journeys MORTLAKE - Barnes Pond - Castelnau  -  Lonsdale Road  -  HARRODIAN SCHOOL
SDO journeys introduced as above

DR123
DR123 Hammersmith Bus Station

05.09.98
FW
6DT
6DT
6DT
 
S51+
14DT
6DT
--

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH`
Allocation change as above - Fulwell allocation introduced

30.01.99
S51+
20DT
12DT
6DT

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
Fulwell (FW) allocation replaced by increase at Shepherds Bush (S)

Taken from 1999 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

30.10.99
AH91+
12Dart
8Dart
4Dart
Contract reassigned

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
Converted to low floor operation

SDO journeys to Harrodian school transferred to Route 609


21.08.04
AH91+
14DA
8DA
4DA

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
Contract renewal - existing vehicles to be refurbished and repainted.

DA149
DA149 Hammersmith Bridge

19.11.04
AH91+
13DA
7DA
5DA

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
Route passed to Metroline still under the same operating arrangement.

06.01.07
AH91+
13DA
9DA
6DA
Contract formally transferred to Metroline Travel.


MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
Contract formally transferred to Metroline Travel

16.02.08
AH91+
14DA
9DA
7DA

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
Hammersmith terminal now low level bus station.

20.08.11
AH91+
14DP
9DP
7DP

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
Contract renewal

DP1022
DP1022 passes under Barnes Bridge

at 01.07.12
AH101+
14DE
9DE
7DE

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
Running number sequence change - Enviro Dart introduced

DP1039
DP1039 turning into Hammersmith Bridge Road, quite be chance an SLE is seen running light back to Shepherds Bush ( S) after finishing in passenger service at Clapham Junction

20.08.16
AH91+
14DE
9DE
7DE

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
Contract extended for two years

30.09.17
AH91+
12DE
9DE
7DE

MORTLAKE Avondale Road  -  HAMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station
Mon-Fri peak reduction to mitigate congestion on Hammersmith Bridge at these times


18.08.18
AH91+
12DE
9DE
7DE

MORTLAKE Avondale Road  -  HAMMERSMITH Bus Station
Contract extended for 1 year

11.04.19
AH91+
12DE
9DE
7DE

MORTLAKE Avondale Road  -  HAMMERSMITH BRIDGE South Side
Hammersmith Bridge closure forces buses to terminate south of the bridge as a temporary measure

18.05.19
AH101+
12DE
11DE
8DE

Mortlake Avondale Road - Mortlake High Street - The Terrace -  Barnes High Street - Station Road - Mill Hill Road - Lower Richmond Road - Putney Bridge - Putney Bridge North End 
Rerouted at Barnes Pond to Putney Bridge because of Hammersmith Bridge closure

DE1649
DE1649 at Barnes Bridge Station displays the new terminus whilst Hammersmith Bridge is under restoration

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

03.08.19
AH101+
7DE
6DE
6DE

MORTLAKE Avondale Road  -  HAMMERSMITH BRIDGE South Side
Reverted to service via Castelnau, service to Putney Bridge renumbered 378

03.08.19
AH101+
7DE
6DE
6DE

MORTLAKE Avondale Road  -  HAMMERSMITH BRIDGE South Side
Reverted to service via Castelnau, service to Putney Bridge renumbered 378

20.08.19
AF301+
10DE
10DE
8DE
logo
Contract reassigned
PVR includes Route 378

MORTLAKE Avondale Road  -  HAMMERSMITH BRIDGE South Side
New operator

SE298 Castelnau

© Eastlondoner

 

Operating Garages

AF Chelverton Road, Putney
Changeover point Putney Church, jointly operated with 378

S Shepherds Bush
Changeover point Hammersmith

FW Fulwell
Changeover point ?

AH Brentford
Changeover point Hammersmith
From May 2019 most buses run light from Mortlake back to AH Garage for meal reliefs and start / finish

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Saturday, 09.10.21