Route History

27.01.01
AV291+
4DP
1M
5M
4M
New Contract

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - Penryhn Road - Surbiton Crescent - Surbiton Station - St Mark's Hill - Ewell Road - Tolworth - Kingston Road - Stoneleigh - Ewell - East Street - EPSOM Clock Tower - SDO journeys projected to South Street - Woodcote Road - Woodcote Green Road - Woodcote Side - Dorking Road toEPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL
Previously a London & Country route but now a tendered contract within TFL operated by London United from Hounslow Garage (AV)



 

 

RT3450 Bancroft Road, Reigate August 1974

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31.03.01
AV291+
5M
5M
6M

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - EPSOM Clock Tower - EPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL ( SDO journeys )
Converted to double deck operation

30.06.01
K291+
4M
4M
3M

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - EPSOM Clock Tower - EPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL ( SDO journeys )
Hounslow (AV) allocation moved to Kingston (K)

Seen in April 2002 at Cromwell Road Bus Station is VA6
with the wrong garage code displayed"

03.11.01
TV291+
4VA
4VA
3VA

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - EPSOM Clock Tower - EPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL ( SDO journeys )
Kingston (K) garage closed - allocation moved to Tolworth (TV)

DPS657 substitutes for a double decker in Kingston

29.06.02
TV291+
4VA
4VA
3VA

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - EPSOM Clock Tower - EPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL ( SDO journeys )
New QC Contract commenced - previously TG

VA46 waits in Kingston for a rare journey to Epsom Hospital

30.06.07
EB20+
4E
4E
4E
CONTRACT REASSIGNED

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - Penryhn Road - Surbiton Hill Road - Ewell Road - Tolworth - Kingston Road - Stoneleigh - Ewell - East Street - EPSOM Clock Tower - SDO journeys projected to EPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL
Diverted in Surbiton via Surbiton Hill Road instead of via Claremont Road and Station
New contract commenced with Quality Line with new Enviro E400 buses.

Seen here in Tolworth is DD03 an Enviro
which is classified DD in the Quality fleet

 


30.06.12
EB20+
4E
4E
4E

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - EPSOM Clock Tower - EPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL ( SDO journeys )
Contract renewal

26.06.17
EB501+
4E
4E
4E
Managed now by Lodon United

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - EPSOM Clock Tower - EPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL ( SDO journeys )
New management

01.07.17
EB501+
4ADE
4ADE
4ADE

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - EPSOM Clock Tower - EPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL ( SDO journeys )
Contract extended for two years

ADE40300 Kingston Town Centre

© Mark McWalter


25.04.20
TV301+
7ADE
6ADE
4ADE

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - EPSOM Clock Tower - EPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL ( SDO journeys )
Allocation moved from Epsom (EB) to Tolworth (TV) thus now operated by London United
Early and late journeys runs jointly with Route 418

VH45170 Cromwell Road Bus Station

© Anthony moore

Operating Garages

AV Hounslow
Crew changeover point not known but probably Kingston

K Kingston
Crew changeover point Kingston

TV Tolworth
Crew changeover point not known but probably Tolworth Station

EB Epsom
Crew changeover point Epsom Clock Tower

Map at 2019

Taken from December 2019 map drawn by MIke Harris
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