Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
14.05.52
NB
--
-
5RT
 
V
15RT
20RT
--

EAST ACTON Brunel Road (Mon-Sat) - Acton - Gunnersbury Lane - Kew Bridge - Richmond - Petersham - Ham - KINGSTON (Suns) Villiers Road - Surbiton - Hook - Bridge Road - Moor Lane - Church Lane - Stokesby Road - CHESSINGTON Copt Gilders Estate
This new route replaced withdrawn section of service 7 between Acton and Kew Green and also service 65A..

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Taken from1952 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

RT2585 Copt Gilders

© Eric Jones


17.02.54
NB
6RT
--
7RT
 
V
15RT
20RT
--

EAST ACTON Brunel Road (Mon-Sat) - Acton - Gunnersbury Lane - Kew Bridge - Richmond - Petersham - Ham - KINGSTON (Suns) Villiers Road - Surbiton - Hook - Bridge Road - Moor Lane - Church Lane - Stokesby Road - CHESSINGTON Copt Gilders Estate
Mon-Fri NB allocation introduced.
Service between Kew Green & Kingston Mon-Fri peak hours & Sats only.
This meant two seperate sections Monday-Friday: E Acton & Kew Green and Kingston & Copt Gilders thus the need for a Mon-Fri NB allocation.

01.06.55
NB
6RT
8RT
5RT
 
V
8RT
10RT
--

Saturday NB allocation introduced.


26.11.58
NB
6RT
8RT
5RT
 
V
8RT
4RT
--

Saturday service withdrawn between Kew and Kingston thus service split into two seperate sections.

11.05.60
NB
6RT
8RT
5RT
 
V
8RT+
4RT
--
    1RT/55    


09.10.63
NB
6RT
8RT
--
 
V51+
8RT
--
--
 
V114
1RT ex 55
--
--

EAST ACTON (Mon-Fri) - KINGSTON (Sats) - COPT GILDERS ESTATE (Mon-Sat)
Service between Kew Green & Kingston Mon-Fri peaks only.
Saturday Kew to East Acton section withdrawn - replaced by revised service 7

03.10.65
NB
8RT
7RT
--

RICHMOND Dee Road (Mon-Fri peaks) - KINGSTON (Mon-Sat) - COPT GILDERS ESTATE (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Kingston and East Acton except for Mon-Fri peak extension to Richmond.
Withdrawn section replaced by new 27A East Acton and Teddington.

23.01.66
K
8RT
7RT
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RICHMOND Dee Road (Mon-Fri peaks) - KINGSTON (Mon-Sat) - COPT GILDERS ESTATE (Mon-Sat)
NB allocation transferred to K.

31.12.66
Route withdrawn - replaced by revisions to service 65

Operating Garages

V Turnham Green
Changeover point Kew Bridge
north side

K Kingston
Changeover point KINGSTON BUS STATION

NB Norbiton
Changeover point KINGSTON BUS STATION