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Route 9A renumbered but withdrawn between Hammersmith and Kensington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 Hammersmith Bus Station

 

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

Allocation change as above - Fulwell allocation introduced

30.01.99
S51+
20DT
12DT
6DT

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

Extracted from 1999 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
click map to enlarge

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

Contract renewal - existing vehicles to be refurbished and repainted.

 

 

DA149 Hammersmith Bridge

 

19.11.04
AH91+
13DA
7DA
5DA

Route passed to Metroline still under the same operating arrangement.

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

16.02.08
AH91+
14DA
9DA
7DA

Hammersmith terminal now low level bus station.

20.08.11
AH91+
14DP
9DP
7DP

Contract renewal

 

 

DP1022 passes under Barnes Bridge

 

at 01.07.12
AH101+
14DE
9DE
7DE

Running number sequence change - Enviro Dart introduced

 

 

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
Contract extended for two years
  Some ex-First refurbs on this route in the area, some with displays and some alternatively using paper displays placed behind the windscreen. This is demonstrated by DE1601 here at Hammersmith
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

  Metroline Alexander Dennis Enviro200 (DE1004 - LK09 ENT)caught in a downpour at Hammersmith Bus Station
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

Metroline DE1011 on Route 209, Castelnau 

DE1011 seen in Castelnau May 2019

Aubrey Morandarte

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

209_DE1649  DE1649 at Barnes Bridge Station displays the new terminus whilst Hammersmith Bridge is under restoration
2019 map
Taken from Mike Harris map dated 15.06.19
Greater London Bus Map
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

 

Operating Garages

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 2019
Date of edit   Thursday, 15.08.19