Route History

 

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
AB
11NS
11NS
--
 
J
11NS
10NS
11ST
 
R
--
--
11LT

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - Highgate Stn - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - Kentish Town - Camden Town - Hampstead Road - Warren Street Station - Baker Street Station - Marylebone - Paddington - Notting Hill Gate - Kensington - Hammersmith - Turnham Green - Kew Bridge - Richmond - Twickenham - Waldegrave Road - TEDDINGTON STATION
This route was numbered 127 prior to this date

17.04.35
AB
11NS
11NS
--
 
J
11NS
10NS
--
 
R
--
--
8LT
 
X
--
--
16ST

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - Bushey Park - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday Holloway (J) withdrawn
Sunday Middle Row (X) introduced

05.06.35
AB
11NS
12NS
--
 
CF
-
--
7STL
 
J
12NS
10NS
--
 
R
--
--
8LT
 
X
--
--
30ST

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat am) - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk ( Mon-Sat pm / Suns )
Mon-Sat pm extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday Chalk Farm (CF) introduced

02.10.35
AB
11NS
11NS
--
 
J
11NS
10NS
10ST
 
R
--
--
12LT

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - TEDDINGTON STATION
Suspended between Teddington and Hampton Court for winter months
CF and X withdrawn

08.04.36
AB
11NS
11NS
--
 
J
11NS
10NS
--
 
R
--
--
8LT
 
X
--
--
16ST

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - Bushey Park - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday Holloway (J) withdrawn
Sunday Middle Row (X) introduced

27.05.36
AB
13NS
23NS
--
 
CF
-
--
7STL
 
J
11ST
--
--
 
R
--
--
8LT
 
X
--
--
30ST

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk
Mon-Sat extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday Chalk Farm (CF) introduced
Saturday Holloway (J) withdrawn - compensated by increase at Twickenham (AB)

07.10.36
AB
13NS
23NS
--
 
J
--
--
22LT
 
V
11ST
--
--

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Suns ) - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court
Mon-Fri Holloway (J) withdrawn but introduced on Sundays
Mon-Fri Turnham Green (V) introduced

24.03.37
AB
34STL+
35STL
--
    1STL/37    
 
J
25STL
22STL+
--
 
R
--
--
14LT
 
X
--
--
7ST

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk ( Suns )
Withdrawn between Archway and Muswell Hill
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

Mon-Sat Holloway (J) reintroduced but Sunday withdrawn
Sunday Middle Row (X)and Riverside (R) reintroduced

Route 27 was withdrawn Mon-Sat hence the increased allocation

06.10.37
AB
34STL+
33STL+
9STL
    1STL/37 1STL/90  
 
J
23STL
16STL
6ST+
10STL
     
1ST/58
--

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION
Sunday withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court
Sunday only R and X withdrawn

Sunday  AB and J reintroduced

13.04.38
AB
35STL
33STL+
11STL
      1STL/90  
 
J
23STL
22STL+
10ST
      1STL/58  

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

04.05.38
AB
35STL
33STL+
11STL
      1STL/90  
 
J
23STL
22STL+
10STL
      1STL/58  
  X -- --
21ST

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm / Suns )
Sat pm extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday only Middle Row (X) introduced

12.10.38
AB
35STL
33STL+
9STL
      1STL/90  
 
J
23STL
22STL+
10STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Suspended for winter months between Teddington and Hampton Court
Sunday only X withdrawn

05.04.39
AB
35STL
33STL+
11STL
      1STL/90  
 
J
23STL
22STL+
10STL
      1STL/58  

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

03.05.39
AB
35STL
34STL
11STL
 
CF
--
--
11STL
 
J
23STL
22STL+
10STL
      1STL/58  
  X -- --
10ST

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm / Suns )
Sat pm extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday only Chalk Farm (CF) Middle Row (X) introduced

15.11.39
AB
13STL
14STL
6STL
 
J
20STL
20STL
13STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Suspended for winter months between Teddington and Hampton Court
Sunday only Chalk Farm (CF) Middle Row (X) withdrawn

20.03.40
AB
25STL
22STL
16STL
 
J
20STL
20STL
8ST
26STL

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

15.05.40
AB
23STL
17STL
16STL
 
J
22STL
37STL
26STL

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm / Suns )
Sat pm extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

20.11.40
AB
23STL
19STL
8STL
 
J
22STL
31STL
5STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court

02.04.41
AB
21STL
2PROV
19STL
12STL
 
J
22STL
37STL
26STL

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm / Suns )
Sat pm extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

29.10.41
AB
17STL+
17STL
8STL
    1STL/90A    
 
J
26STL
33STL
5STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court

25.03.42
AB
17STL+
17STL
11STL
    1STL/90A    
 
J
26STL
33STL
16STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

08.04.42
AB
17STL
17STL
10STL
 
J
26STL
33STL
16STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court

19.04.44
AB
17STL
14STL
18STL
 
J
24STL
26STL
17STL
 
M
--
9ST
4ST

Sat and Sun Mortlake (M) introduced

25.10.44
AB
16STL
14STL
5STL
 
J
25STL
28STL
10STL
 
M
--
3ST
--

Sunday Mortlake (M) withdrawn

02.05.45
AB
17STL
14STL
8STL
 
J
24STL
26STL
17STL
 
M
--
9ST
8ST

Sunday Mortlake (M) reinstated

24.06.45
AB
17STL
14STL
18STL
 
J
24STL
26STL
17STL
 
M
--
9ST
--

Sunday Mortlake (M) withdrawn

22.05.46
AB
16STL
@16STL
--
 
J
34STL
@37STL
--
 
M
--
8ST
--

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service extended frpm Teddington to Hampton Court and renumbered 27B
@ joint with 27B

09.10.46
AB
16STL
14STL
10STL
 
J
33STL
37STL
28STL
 
M
--
9ST
--

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Sunday reintroduced to compensate for 27B withdrawl

30.04.47
AB
16STL
@16STL
--
 
J
34STL
@37STL
--

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service replaced by Route 27B
Saturday only Mortlake (M) withdrawn
@ joint with 27B

12.11.47
AB
17STL
17STL
10STL
 
J
33STL
34STL
27STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Sunday reintroduced to compensate for 27B withdrawl

05.05.48
AB
16STL
@18STL
@10STL
 
J
34STL
@37STL
@31STL
 
R
--
--
8LT

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Revised so that only journeys beyond Teddington were numbered 27B
Sunday only Riverside (R) introduced
@ joint with 27B

20.10.48
AB
17STL
17STL
10STL+
        1STL/27
 
J
33STL
34STL
27STL

Sunday only Riverside (R) withdrawn

13.04.49
AB
17STL
17STL
@16STL
 
J
33STL
34STL
@25STL
 
R
--
7RTL
--

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Saturday only Riverside (R) introduced with RTL type
@ joint with 27B

26.10.49
AB
17STL
17STL
10STL
 
J
33STL
34STL
15STL
 
R
--
7RTL
--

27B suspended for winter months thus joint allocation withdrawn

03.05.50
AB
17STL
17STL
--
 
J
33STL
37STL
5RT
@26STL
9RT
 
R
6RTL
7RTL
@18RTL


Sunday AB allocation withdrawn but daily R introduced instead of Saturday only.

@ joint with 27B

11.10.50
AB
11RT
15RT
--
 
J
33RT
36RT
18RT
 
R
6RTL
7RTL
9RTL

STL type withdrawn.

14.05.52
AB
11RT
15RT
--
 
CF
--
--
22RTL
 
J
33RT
36RT
18RT
 
R
6RTL
7RTL
9RTL

Sunday Chalk Farm allocation introduced. - note all Sunday allocations were joint with Route 27B.

 
22.10.52
AB
--
--
11RT
 
J
--
--
16RT

HIGHGATE Archway Station - Twickenham - Whitton - HOUNSLOW GARAGE  (Suns only)
Mon-Sat Route renumbered 27 and Sunday Route diverted at Twickenham to Hounslow via withdrawn Route 27

06.05.53
AB
--
--
10RT
 
J
--
--
31RT
 
R
--
--
6RTL

Riverside allocation re-introduced.

07.10.53
AB
--
--
11RT
 
J
--
--
16RT

Riverside allocation withdrawn for winter

19.05.54
AB
--
--
10RT
 
J
--
--
31RT
 
R
--
--
6RTL

Riverside allocation re-introduced for summer season

06.10.54
AB
--
--
11RT
 
J
--
--
16RT

Riverside allocation withdrawn.

04.05.55
AB
--
--
10RT
 
J
--
--
31RT

This pattern continued until 01.10.58 when the route was withdrawn - the Hounslow leg replaced by extending Route 73 on this day from Richmond to Hounslow.

30.04.58
AB
--
--
10RT
 
J
--
--
31RT
The above timetable has been extracted from the 1958 Red Book which is available for sale
This book shows all the first and last times of Central Buses - Trolleybuses and Green Line ( full timetables ) current at 30th April 1958 prior to the heavy cuts in November 1958


The 27A is featured in both of these timetables
Kingston January 1950
Kingston November 1955

Operating Garages

J Holloway
Garage journeys via Holloway Road.
Changeover point Archway stand

CF Chalk Farm
Garage journeys leave line of route at Camden Town and observe Route 24 stops

X Middle Row
Changeover point not known

R Riverside
Garage journeys cease work at Met Station or Butterwick.

M Mortlake
Changeover point not known but probably Hammersmith

V Turnham Green
Crew changeover point at Turnham Green

AB Twickenham
Garage journeys cease work at Cambridge Road