Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
A
6LTL
9LTL
8LTL
 
K
4LTL
2LTL
3LTL

KINGSTON - Norbiton Station - Coombe Lane - Traps Lane - New Malden - Worcester Park - North Cheam - Cheam - Sutton - Brighton Road - BELMONT California
Prior to this date had been numbered 113

Extracted from 1934 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk


27.02.35
A
8LTL
10LTL
8LTL
 
K
4LTL
2LTL
4LTL

KINGSTON - Norbiton Station - Coombe Lane - Traps Lane - New Malden - Worcester Park - North Cheam - Cheam - Sutton - Carshalton Road- Cambridge Road - Banstead Road South - BELMONT California
Rerouted at Sutton via Carshalton Beeched instead of direct via Brighton Road

17.04.35
A
8LTL
10LTL
12LTL
 
K
4LTL
2LTL
--

KINGSTON - BELMONT
Sunday Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

04.05.38
A
8LTL
10LTL
15LTL
 
K
4LTL
2LTL
--

KINGSTON - BELMONT
ADDITIONAL SERVICE: KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
( Sun pm )
Sunday pm additional service added

Extracted from historical map ( 1939 ) drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk


13.12.39
A
9LTL
13LTL
16LTL
 
K
4LTL
--
--

KINGSTON - BELMONT
ADDITIONAL SERVICE: KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
( Sun afts)
Saturday Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn
Sunday evenings additional service withdrawn

20.03.40
A
9LTL
13LTL
16LTL
 
K
4LTL
--
--

KINGSTON - BELMONT
ADDITIONAL SERVICE: KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
( Sun pm )
Sunday evening additional service reinstated

30.10.40
A
12LTL
17LTL
17LTL
 
K
8LTL
3LTL
--

KINGSTON - BELMONT
ADDITIONAL SERVICE: KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
( Mon-Fri except mid-day & evenings/ Sat peaks / Sun afts)
Additional service revised to run at times as above
Saturday Kingston (K) allocation reintroduced

29.10.41
A
12LTL
16LTL
16LTL
 
K
8LTL
8LTL
--

KINGSTON - BELMONT
ADDITIONAL SERVICE: KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
( Mon-Fri except mid-day / Sat / Sun)
Additional service revised to run at times as above

13.03.46
A
19TL
21LTL
18LTL
 
K
7LTL+
7LTL+
5LTL
    1LTL/215 1LTL/215  

KINGSTON - BELMONT
ADDITIONAL SERVICE: KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE ( Mon-Fri except mid-day / Sat / Sun)
Sunday Kingston (K) allocation reintroduced

14.05.52
A
21LTL
22LTL
18LTL
 
NB
9T
14T
11T

KINGSTON - BELMONT
ADDITIONAL SERVICE: KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE ( Mon-Fri except mid-day / Sat / Sun)
Kingston (K) allocation replaced by Norbiton (NB)

06.05.53
A
20RF
21RF
18RF
 
NB
9RF
9RF
5T
9RF
2T

KINGSTON - BELMONT
ADDITIONAL SERVICE: KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE ( Mon-Fri except mid-day / Sat / Sun)
RF type introduced.


04.05.55
A
20RF
21RF
17RF
 
NB
9RF
14RF
11RF

KINGSTON - BELMONT
ADDITIONAL SERVICE: KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE ( Mon-Fri except mid-day / Sat / Sun)
T type withdrawn.

 

RF375 SUTTON Town Centre

 


30.04.58
A
18RF
23RF
18RF
 
NB
8RF
9RF
4RF

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List

16.08.61
A
16RF
20RF
11RF
 
K
--
--
8RF
 
NB
8RF
8RF
--

KINGSTON - BELMONT
ADDITIONAL SERVICE: KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE ( Mon-Fri except mid-day / Sat / Sun)
Sunday NB transferred to K. Norbiton took on a part share Route 14 on this day.

03.01.62
A
15RF
18RF
12RF
 
K
--
--
8RF
 
NB
8RF
8RF
--

KINGSTON - Norbiton - Kingston Hill - Gloucester Road - Coombe Lane - New Malden - Worcester Park - North Cheam - Cheam - Sutton - SUTTON GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) or Carshalton Beeches BELMONT (Suns)
Diverted at Norbiton via Kingston Hill and Galsworthy Road in order to serve Kingston Hospital.
Monday-Saturday withdrawn between Sutton and Belmont - replaced by 151

08.05.63
A
8RT
9RT
3RT
 
K
3RT
--
3RT
 
NB
--
4RT
--

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
Sunday extension from Sutton to Belmont replaced by new 213A
Service converted to double deck after Road lowered at Worcester Park.
Service decreased with the introduction of service 213A
Monday-Friday NB transferred to K.

29.01.64
A
5RT
9RT
3RT
 
K
6RT
3RT
3RT

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
NB allocation withdrawn.


18.11.64
A
5RT
9RT
--
 
K
6RT
4RT
4RT

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE (Mon-Sat) - BELMONT (Suns)
Sunday service to Belmont re-introduced with the withdrawal of service 213B.

23.01.66
A
5RT
9RT
--
 
K
6RT
4RT
--
 
NB
--
--
4RM

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE (Mon-Sat) - BELMONT (Suns)
Sunday K allocation transferred to NB introducing Routemasters

RT701 Belmont

RT701 Downs Road - Belmont

© John Parkin


07.09.68
A
5RT
7RT
--
 
NB
6RT
3RT
4RM

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE (Mon-Sat) - BELMONT (Suns)
Mon-Fri K allocation transferred to NB.

RM1206

 

RM1206 Kingston Station layby


22.03.69
A
5RT
7RT
--
 
NB
6RT
3RT
--

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE (Mon-Sat)
Sunday service withdrawn. 213A extended from Sutton to Belmont in compensation.

Extracted from historical map ( 1970 ) drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk


18.04.70
A
4RT
4RT
--
 
NB
6RT
8RT
--

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE (Mon-Sat) - BELMONT (Mon-Fri peaks)
Mon-Fri peaks extended from Sutton to Belmont


05.08.72
A
3DMS
2DMS
--
 
NB
5DMS
5DMS
--

KINGSTON  -  SUTTON GARAGE ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Sutton and Belmont, this section replaced by Route 213A
Converted to One Man Operation


22.04.78
NB91
1DMS
1DMS
--
   
ex 213A
ex 213A
--

KINGSTON - NEW MALDEN Post Office (Mon-Sat mid-day)
All resources transferred to 213A - this was a token experimental service.

28.10.78
Route withdrawn - leaving the northern part of Traps Lane unserved. The remainder of service adequately covered by 57 and 213A.

04.02.84
A141+
4D
6D
4D
 
NB201+
10M
9M
3M

KINGSTON - Kingston Hospital - Kenley Road - Clarence Avenue - New Malden - North Cheam - Sutton - Carshalton Beeches - BELMONT (Mon-Fri peaks) or Sutton Green SUTTON GARAGE (Mon-Sat evenings) - ST HELIER STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings/Sat shop hours)
or Green Wrythe Lane - Carshalton - Hackbridge - Wallington - Roundshaw,Duppas Hill Road - WEST CROYDON Bus Station (Suns)
This was a revised 213A renumbered.


This map was extracted from map drawn by Darius Grigg and shows the 4 different spurs at the eastern end of the route

Full map available as a download


DMS2297

DMS2297 St Helier Station on the first day

© John Parkin


21.04.86
A141+
4D
5D
4D
 
NB201+
10M
9M
3M

One SDO am/pm journey diverted via ST HELIER Rose via Reigate Avenue - Sutton Common Road - Forest Road - Love Lane - Green Lane - to ST HELIER STN.

23.05.87
A141+
4D
5D
4D
 
NB201+
10M
9M
3M

SDO journeys via Forest Road & Love Lane withdrawn - these journeys transferred to 151.

27.06.87
NB71+
14D
14D
9D

Sutton (A) allocation withdrawn.

29.10.89
NB71+
14D
14D
9D

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE (Mon-Sat) or BELMONT (Mon-Fri peaks) or Ringstead Road - Carshalton Beeches - Wallington - Roundshaw - Waddon - Duppas Hill Road - WEST CROYDON Bus Station (Suns)
St Helier leg replaced by revised 151 and Croydon leg diverted at Sutton via 154.

06.01.90
NB71+
15M
14M
9M

HAM BAE Works (SDO jnys) Tudor Drive - Park Road - Kings Road - Richmond Road - KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE (Mon-Sat) or BELMONT (Mon-Fri peaks) or WEST CROYDON (Suns)
School journeys extended from Kingston to Ham.


05.09.90
NB71+
15M
14M
9M

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE (Mon-Sat) or BELMONT (Mon-Fri peaks) or WEST CROYDON (Suns)
Ham projections withdrawn.

M1352

M1352 bound for West Croydon

© John Parkin


29.09.90
A241+
12M
13M
5M

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
Revised to run Kingston to Sutton daily. NB allocation transferred to Sutton (A) -
New Route 413 replaced the Sutton to Belmont section.

Sunday service to Croydon replaced by re-introduced 154

 

 

M153 Kingston

 


31.08.91
A241+
13M
13M
5M

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE - Rose Hill - Green Lane - Love Lane - Forest Road - Sutton Common Road - GLENTHORNE SCHOOL (SDO jnys)
TOWARDS SCHOOL (AM) & FROM SCHOOL (PM
)

Scanned from 1996 LTB leaflet

17.05.97
A241+
13NV
13NV
5NV

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
SDO journeys to Glenthorne High School withdrawn - replaced by revised 613.

29.06.02
A241+
15EVL
14EVL
8EVL

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
Start of new contract and converted to low floor operation.

EVL26 Kingston

 

 

EVL26 Kingston Fairfield

 


30.06.07
A241+
15EVL
14EVL
8EVL

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
Contract extended two years

E61 Worcester Park

 


04.07.09
A241+
19PVL
18PVL
10PVL
Night service
A321+
3PVL
3PVL
3PVL

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
Contract renewal - N213 withdrawn thus 213 now 24 hour service

 

 

DOE19 Kingston

 


05.07.14
A241+
19E
18E
10E
Night service
A321+
3E
3E
3E

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
Contract extended for two years

02.07.16
A241+
19E
18E
10E
Night service
A321+
3E
3E
3E

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
Contract renewal

03.07.21
A241+
19E
18E
10E
Night service
A321+
3E
3E
3E

KINGSTON - SUTTON GARAGE
Contract extended for two years

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Operating Garages

A Sutton
Changeover point Sutton Garage or "Cock"

NB Norbiton
Changeover point Gordon Road or Kingston

K Kingston
Changeover point at garage

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