Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
29.01.83
S91+
4D
4D
--

FULHAM BROADWAY (Mon-Fri peaks) - Dawes Road - FULHAM PALACE ROAD Lillie Road ( Mon-Sat ) - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Bloemfontein Road - EAST ACTON (loop via Byrony Road - Wormholt Road - Steventon Road - Old Oak Road - Ducane Road - Wood Lane - Westway )
New Service providing a new service for the White City Estate

26.02.83
S91+
4D
4D
--

FULHAM BROADWAY (evgs excepted ) FULHAM PALACE ROAD Lillie Road (Sat early mornings) - HAMMMERSMITH (evgs) - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Bloemfontein Road - EAST ACTON (loop via Byrony Road - Wormholt Road - Steventon Road - Old Oak Road - Ducane Road - Wood Lane - Westway )
Extended fro Fulham Palace Road to Fulham Broadway except early Sat am and evenings.

DMS2250 Hammersmith Hospital, Ducane Road

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31.03.84
S91+
4M+
1M/220
4M
--

WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building - Lillie Road - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Bloemfontein Road - EAST ACTON (loop via Byrony Road - Wormholt Road - Steventon Road - Old Oak Road - Ducane Road - Wood Lane - Westway )
Diverted at Fulham to West Brompton and evening service extended to West Brompton


 

M958 The Grampians, Shepherds Bush Road which was the changeover point for the 72, 220 and 283

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31.05.86
SC
4sd
4sd
--
Scan Coaches New contract operated by Scan Coaches from a garage at Harlesden

WILLESDEN JUNCTION Fishermans Arms (garage journeys) - Old Oak Common Lane - EAST ACTON - WEST BROMPTON ( Mon-Sat )
Garage journeys introduced between East Acton and Willesden Junction.
Oddly the allocation book for August 1986 shows the route as withdrawn

 

C354SVV Scancoach at Hammersmith Hospital

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27.08.88
SC
4sd
4sd
--

WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building - Lillie Road - Fulham Palace Road - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Bloemfontein Road - South Africa Road - White City Road - Wood Lane - Ducane Road - Fitzneal Street - Erconwald Street - EAST ACTON STATION (returning via Wulfstan Street to Ducane Road) or garage journeys to WILLESDEN JUNCTION Fishermans Arms
Revised working between White City Estate and East Acton - revised to terminate at East Acton Station instead of loop working

01.07.89
S201+
5LS
5LS
--
Contract reassigned to London United

WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building - Lillie Road - Fulham Palace Road - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Bloemfontein Road - South Africa Road - White City Road - Wood Lane - Ducane Road - Fitzneal Street - Erconwald Street - EAST ACTON STATION (returning via Wulfstan Street to Ducane Road)
Route transferred to London United (S) - Leyland Lynx were intended for service but late delivery caused Leyland Nationals to be used.
The journeys from East Acton to Willesden Junction were withdrawn.

 

LS138 Shepherds Bush Green

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11.09.89
S201+
5LX
4LX
--

WEST BROMPTON  -  EAST ACTON STATION
Leyland Lynx were introduced but problems with their length resulted in buses running the whole length of Fitzneal Street instead of Foliot Street.

27.10.89
S201+
5LX
4LX
--

WEST BROMPTON  -  EAST ACTON STATION
Buses in the evening ran out of service to Brunel Road because of increased difficulties with parked cars.

14.11.89
S201+
5LX
4LX
--

WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building - Lillie Road - Fulham Palace Road - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Bloemfontein Road - South Africa Road - White City Road - Wood Lane - Ducane Road - East Acton Lane - EAST ACTON Goldsmiths Arms ( Mon-Sat )
Rerouted in East Acton to Goldsmiths Arms. this was to solve the parked cars problem.

06.01.90
V141+
5LX
5LX
--

EAST ACTON Goldsmith Arms ( Mon-Sat ) -  West Brompton ( Mon-Sat )
S allocation transferred to Stamford Brook (V) ( operating as Riverside Bus)

 

LX7 Bloemfontein Road

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23.02.91
V141+
8DT
8DT
3DT

EAST ACTON Goldsmiths Arms - HAMMERSMITH Butterwick
LX type replaced by Darts
Withdrawn between Hammersmith and West Brompton - this section replaced by Route 190.
Sunday service introduced.

Strange visitor DW80 at Butterwick June 1991

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18.07.92
V141+
10DT
10DT
4DT

EAST ACTON The Fairway - Hammersmith - Hammersmith Bridge - Castelnau - Church Road - BARNES POND
Rerouted at East Acton to Golf Estate and extended from Hammersmith to Barnes Pond daily.

DT162 Bloemfontein Road

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06.10.92
V141+
10DT
10DT
4DT

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND
East Acton terminal changed to Brunel Road.

22.05.93
V141+
8DT
8DT
3DT

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - HAMMERSMITH Butterwick
Withdrawn between Hammersmith and Barnes

23.10.93
V141+
8DT
8DT
3DT


EAST ACTON Brunel Road - HAMMERSMITH Bus Station
Revised to terminate at new bus station.

09.11.96
S151+
8DT
8DT
3DT

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - HAMMERSMITH Bus Station
Reallocated to Shepherds Bush (S)

30.05.98
S151+
11DT
10DT
5DT

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND
Extended from Hammersmith to Barnes Pond daily.


Taken from leaflet dated 30.05.98
28.05.00
S51+
11DT
10DT
5DT

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
Service diverted at Castelnau via Queen Elizabeth Walk to new Wetlands Centre

03.06.00
S51+
8DT
5DT
3DT

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - HAMMERSMITH Bus Station
Withdrawn between Hammersmith and Barnes forced by the closure of Hammersmith Bridge
30.09.00
S51+
11DT
10DT
5DT

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
Service resumed over Hammersmith Bridge

11.11.00
S51+
6DR
6DR
4DR
 
V71+
5DR
1M
4DR
4DR

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
Part Stamford Brook (V) allocation introduced.

16.12.00
V71+
11DR
1M
11DR
8DR

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
Shepherds Bush (S) allocation withdrawn

23.02.02
V71+
15DR
15DR
10DR
NEW CONTRACT COMMENCED - frequency enhanced.

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
New contrat

27.04.02
V71+
15DPS
15DPS
10DPS

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
Low floor dart introduction

DPS638 Ducane Road

04.04.06
V71+
15DPS
15DPS
10DPS
London United replaced by Transdev

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
Contract novated to Transdev

DPS624 Brunel Road

28.02.09
PK
15OV
13OV
10OV
Contract reassigned to NCP

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
Contract transferred to NCP using Optare Versa vehicles from Park Royal garage

 

OVL62 Wood Lane

 


27.04.09
PK
15OV
13OV
10OV
Operating company now known as NSL services - no changes

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
New operator

OVL54 Barnes Pond


16.11.09
PK
15OV
13OV
10OV
New operator

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
NSL services taken over by Transdev - no change to operation

OVL66 Brook Green

03.03.11
PK101+
15OV
13OV
10OV
Contract novated to London United RATP

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
New operator

 

 

OV58 Uxbridge Road

 


01.03.14
PK101+
15OV
13OV
10OV

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
Contract renewal

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
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28.05.16
PK101+
14OV
13OV
10OV

EAST ACTON - HAMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station
Withdrawn south of Hammersmith, the Wetland Centre journeys replaced by diverting Route 485 during opening times but this appears not to have been implented until August

11.11.17
RP101+
14DLE
13DLE
10DLE

EAST ACTON - HAMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station
Allocation moved from Park Royal (PK) to new Atlas Road (RP)

DLE30293

 

DLE30293 Lower Bus Station, Hammersmith

 


02.03.19
RP101+
14DLE
13DLE
9DLE

EAST ACTON - HAMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station
Contract extended for two years

27.02.21
RP101+
10DLE
10DLE
9DLE

EAST ACTON - HAMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station
Contract extended for two years

 

Operating Garages

S Shepherds Bush
Changeover point at Shepherds Bush

V Stamford Brook
Changeover point at Hammersmith

SC Scan Coaches
Changeover point at garage

PK Park Royal
Changeover point at garage

RP Atlas Road
Changeover point at Brunel Road

 

 

 

 

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Date of edit   Thursday, 23.09.21