Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
07.01.51
CA
17RTL
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CANNON STREET (Mon-Fri except evgs) Southwark Bridge - Elephant & Castle - Kennington - Stockwell - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town (Mon-Fri evgs) - Nightingale Lane - Burntwood Lane - Plough Lane - Haydons Road - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN (Mon-Fri) Morden - Stonecot Hill - NORTH CHEAM Queen Victoria (Mon-Fri peaks)
New Tram replacement for part of Tram #6 and complete replacement for Bus Route 5

Extracted from 1952 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
17.10.56
CA
10RTL
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CANNON STREET (Mon-Fri peaks) - CLAPHAM COMMON - SOUTH WIMBLEDON - NORTH CHEAM (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Clapham Common and Cannon Street outside peaks.

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

20.08.58
Route renumbered 189A

26.11.58
AL
7RT
4RT
3RT

CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town - Nightingale Lane - Burntwood Lane - Earlsfield - Plough Lane - Haydons Road - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN  (Suns ) - RAYNES PARK ( Mon-Sat ) - Malden - WORCESTER PARK STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Route 189A renumbered

10.10.62
AL
9RT
3RT
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CLAPHAM COMMON (MS) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN (Sats) - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Fri) - WORCESTER PARK STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday withdrawn between South Wimbledon and Raynes Park and Sunday withdrawn altogether

09.10.63
AL
9RT
4RT
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CLAPHAM COMMON (MS) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON (MS evgs) - RAYNES PARK (MS) - MALDEN Fountain (Sat jnys) - WORCESTER PARK STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday service reinstated to Raynes Park with 4 journeys extended to Malden Fountain.

RT1857 at Old Town stand - the stand is still there although buses park in the opposite direction - the pub is still there - sadly the RT has disappeared

© Bob Turner

Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

 

18.11.64
AL
9RT
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CLAPHAM COMMON (MS) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON (MS evgs) - RAYNES PARK (MS) - WORCESTER PARK STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday service withdrawn.

Extracted from 1965 red Book
31.12.66
AL
6RT
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CLAPHAM COMMON - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Fri except evgs) - WORCESTER PARK (Mon-Fri peaks)
Evening service withdrawn - last bus in garage by 2000.

30.01.71
AL
4DMS
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CLAPHAM COMMON - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Mon-Fri peak journeys to Worcester Park replaced by 77A journeys

 

 

DMS620 Raynes Park stand

 

20.10.73
AL
7DMS
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CLAPHAM COMMON - Earlsfield - Haydons Road - South Wimbledon - Raynes Park - New Malden - Tolworth - Hook - ESHER High Street (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Extended from Raynes Park to Esher replacing withdrawn section of   Route 152.

DMS841 at the Marquis of Granby , Hinchley Wood

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10.04.76
AL
6DMS
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CLAPHAM COMMON - HOOK Ace of Spades (Mon-Fri except evenigs)
Withdrawn between Hook and Esher

DMS1620 Clapham Common Station

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Taken from Mike Harris 1976 Historical Map
Greater London Bus Map

04.09.82
AL
4LS
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CLAPHAM COMMON - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Withdrawn between Raynes Park and Hook - converted to single deck.

29.10.83
AL
4LS
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TOOTING Mitre - St Georges's Hospital - Earlsfield - Nightingale Lane - Clapham Common - BRIXTON STATION (Mon-Fri except late evgs)
Extended at Clapham to Brixton and diverted at Earlsfield via St Georges's Hospital to Tooting

02.11.85
AL
1LS
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TOOTING Mitre - CLAPHAM COMMON STN (Mon-Fri except evgs) - BRIXTON STATION (SDO Jnys)
Withdrawn between Clapham and Brixton except for one school journey in each peak.

 

 

LS16 The location is Blackshaw Road (the road that St George's Hospital is on) at the Wimbledon Road end.  The bus has just turned left from Wimbledon Road onto Blackshaw Road.
Tthe destination seems to be an error unless this was a garage journey via Longley Road ?

 

 

18.12.85
AL
1LS
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TOOTING BROADWAY - CLAPHAM COMMON STN (Mon-Fri except evgs) - BRIXTON (SDO Jnys)
Withdrawn between Tooting Broadway and Mitre.

11.07.87
SW
1D
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Allocation moved to Stockwell and converted to double deck operation.

06.08.88
Route suspended for summer holidays

06.09.88
BN
1M/
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TOOTING BROADWAY - BRIXTON STN (SDO jnys)
133(AM) or 95 (pm)
Route now restricted to SDO journeys and allocation transferred to Brixton (BN) utilising buses ex other routes

DMS2264 Brixton Station stand Stockwell Park Walk

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31.08.91
SW77
1VC
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EARLSFIELD Burntwood School - BRIXTON STN (SDO jnys)
Withdrawn between Earlsfield and Tooting - transferred back to Stockwell (SW)

 

 

VC34 is seen at Earlsfield without a suitable blind

 

30.11.92
A
2M/157
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SW
3VC/133
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Monday only Sutton allocation (No SW at this time ) added buses ex 157.

03.09.93
WL
?
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Operated by London & Country

EARLSFIELD Burntwood School - Clapham Common - Brixton - Coldharbour Lane - CAMBERWELL GREEN (SDO jnys)
Operated by London & Country

22.07.94
Last day of operation - route renumbered 689 for new term

Operating Garages

CA Clapham
Changeover point Clapham Common Station

AL Merton
Changeover point Haydons Road / Merton High Street

SW Stockwell
Changeover point at garage

BN Brixton
Changeover point at garage

A Sutton
Changeover point at garage

WL Walworth
Changeover point at garage