Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
17.07.93
GB
18DRL
13DRL
8DRL

WATERLOO Taxi Road  --Westminster Bridge - Victoria - Sloane Square - Kings Road - Finborough Road - (return via Beaufort Street) Fulham Road - Fulham Broadway - Dawes Road - Fulham Palace Road - HAMMERSMITH Bus Station
NEW ROUTE replacing Route 511 between Waterloo and Victoria and Route 11 between Fulham Broadway and Hammersmith

04.12.93
SW181+
17DRL
12DRL
8DRL

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
Allocation moved from Gillingham Street Basement to Stockwell (SW)

DRL78 at Waterloo Station

 

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27.06.98
LO1+
19XL
13XL
8XL
Operation transferred under new contract to Travel London operated from a base at Stewarts Lane Rail Depot - Battersea.

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
New operator

 

XL415 Hammersmith Bus Station

 


19.08.00
QB81+
19XL
13XL
8XL
New operator

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
Travel London acquired by Limebourne - allocation moved to Silverthorne Road - Battersea.

07.07.01
QB81+
19XL
13XL
8XL
Limebourne acquired by Connex Bus allocation remained at Silverthorne Road.

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
New operator

23.11.02
QB81+
20TA
13TA
8TA

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
Converted to double deck operation

03.01.04
QB81+
20TA
14TA
8TA

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
Rerouted between Fulham and Sloane Square via Fulham Road and Sydney Street instead of via Worlds End thus serving Chelsea & Westminster hospital

 

 

TA105 Parliament Square

 


26.02.04
QB81+
20TA
14TA
10TA
Connex taken over by National Express operating under the Travel London name - still operating from Silverthorne Road.

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
New operator

 

TA111 Fulham Palace Road


02.07.05
QB81+
20TA
14TA
10TA

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
Contract renewal

21.05.09
QB81+
18TA
18TA
11TA
Contract novated to Abellio

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
New operator

03.07.10
QB81+
18TA
18TA
11TA
HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
Contract extended for two years.

9827 Hammersmith

30.06.12
QB101+
19ED
18ED
12ED

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
Contract renewal ( 5 years )

04.06.16
QB101+
19LT
18LT
12LT

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO
Converted to NRM operation

LT616 Grosvenor Gardens

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01.07.17
QB101+
19LT
18LT
12LT

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO  
Contract extended for two years

29.06.19
V151+
16LT
16LT
10LT
Start of new contract

HAMMERSMITH  -  WATERLOO  
Contract transferred from Abellio to RATP London United operating from Stamford Brook Garage (V)

Current Blind



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Operating Garages

V Stamford Brook
Changeover point Hammersmith Bus Station

GB Gillingham Street Basement
Changeover point Terminus Place or Victoria Street

SW Stockwell
Changeover point
Stockwell changeover point was Victoria, Terminus Place (E) or Victoria Street (W).
There were also a small number of changeovers at Waterloo Taxi Road in the morning – RA drivers used to operate 2 or 3 half duties, but no buses were ever based there.

LO Stewarts Lane
Changeover point ?

QB Silverthorne Road
Changeover point Waterloo Station stand

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
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Live visual

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Friday, 31.12.21