Route History

 

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
26.09.70
AV
8SMS
8SMS
4SMS

HOUNSLOW BUS STATION - Hounslow West - Cranford - Harlington Corner - HEATHROW CENTRAL (Suns) Cargo Tunnel - Cargo Village - HATTON CROSS (Sats) - HOUNSLOW WEST STN (Mon-Fri)
NEW ROUTE: Replaced withdrawn 81B and provided a new link through the Cargo Tunnel to Cargo Village.

23.07.72
AV
10SMS
7SMS
4SMS


19.07.75
AV
10SMS
9SMS
6SMS

HOUNSLOW Bus Station - Hounslow West - Harlington Corner - Heathrow Central - Cargo Tunnel - Cargo Village - HATTON CROSS STN
New Piccadilly link opened from Hounslow West to Hatton X and Heathrow Central thus withdrawn between Hatton Cross and Hounslow West ( via GSWR ).

This superbly timed photo of SMS239 is seen at Hatton Cross in June 1976 the year of the famous heat wave

© Paul Davis

Taken from Mike Harris 1976 Historical Map
Greater London Bus Map

03.10.76
AV
10LS
9LS
6LS

Leyland National type introduced.

 

 

LS23 is in good company here at Heathrow with an RT on Route 140 and an RP on Green Line Route 705 behind

 



Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

03.09.82
Last day of operation
Route partly replaced by Route 202

 

 

 

Operating Garage

AV Hounslow
Changeover point at garage
 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2019
Date of edit   Thursday, 28.02.19