Route History

 

 

65 fares


Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
K
8ST
4ST
--
 
V
12ST
26ST
20ST

EALING Argyle Road - Cleveland Road - Ealing Broadway - South Ealing - Kew Bridge - Kew Road - Richmond - Petersham - Ham Common - Kingston - Penryhn Road - Surbiton - Brighton Road - Hook - Chessington - Malden Rushett - LEATHERHEAD The Bull

05.06.35
K
8ST
--
--
 
V
16ST
30ST
32ST

Saturday Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

27.05.36
V
28ST
33ST
32ST

EALING Argyle Road - Cleveland Road - Ealing Broadway - South Ealing - Kew Bridge - Kew Road - Richmond - Petersham - Ham Common - Kingston - Fairfields - Villiers Road - Surbiton - Brighton Road - Hook - Chessington - Malden Rushett - LEATHERHEAD The Bull
Mon-Fri only K allocation withdrawn - new route 255 filled the gap
Rerouted between Kingston and Surbiton via Villiers Road instead of Penryhn Road

17.06.36
K
3ST
--
2ST
 
V
25ST
33ST
32ST

Mon-Friand Sunday K allocation introduced

05.08.36
K
3ST
--
--
 
V
27ST
34ST
36ST

Sunday Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

24.03.37
K
3ST
--
--
 
R
--
4LT
--
 
V
30ST
34ST
29ST

Saturday Riverside (R) allocation introduced

13.04.38
K
3ST
--
--
 
V
27ST
34ST
37ST

Saturday Riverside (R) allocation withdrawn

27.07.38
K
5ST
1ST
--
 
V
27ST
34ST
37ST

Saturday Kingston (K) allocation reintroduced

14.09.38
K
5ST
--
--
 
V
27ST
34ST
37ST

Saturday Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

23.08.39
K
3ST
--
--
 
V
33ST
35ST
37ST

EALING Argyle Road - LEATHERHEAD GARAGE
Extended in Leatherhead to the garage

13.12.39
V
31ST
31ST
25ST

Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

03.01.40
K
6ST
7ST
--
 
V
31ST
31ST
25ST

Mon-Sat Kingston (K) allocation reinstated

20.03.40
K
3ST
--
--
 
V
33ST
36ST
38ST

Saturday Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

02.04.41
K
3ST
--
3ST
 
V
34ST
38ST
36ST

Sunday Kingston (K) allocation introduced

29.10.41
K
3ST
--
--
 
V
43ST
45ST
35ST

Sunday Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

05.08.42
K
3ST
--
3ST
 
V
42STL
42STL
36STL

EALING Perivale Lane ( Mon-Sat journeys) - EALING Argyle Road - LEATHERHEAD GARAGE
Mon-Sat journeys extended along Argyle Road to Perivale Lane

28.10.42
K
3ST
--
--
 
V
42STL
42STL
36STL

Sunday Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

06.01.43
K
3ST
--
--
 
V
42STL
42STL
36STL

EALING Perivale Lane ( Mon-Sat/ Sun am journeys) - EALING Argyle Road - LEATHERHEAD GARAGE
Sunday am journeys extended along Argyle Road to Perivale Lane

21.04.43
K
3ST
--
3ST
 
V
40STL
42STL+
36STL
      1STL/91  

Sunday Kingston (K) allocation reinstated

05.05.43
K
3ST
--
3ST
 
V
40STL
42STL+
36STL
      1STL/91  

 

EALING Perivale Lane ( Mon-Sat/ Sun am journeys) - EALING Argyle Road - HOOK White Hart ( Sun am ) - LEATHERHEAD GARAGE ( except Sun am )
Sunday am withdrawn between Hook and Leatherhead

27.10.43
K
6ST
--
--
 
V
40STL
7ST
40STL
8ST
34STL

Sunday Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

19.04.44
K
6ST
4ST
3ST
 
V
44STL
4ST
46STL
43STL

Weekend Kingston (K) allocation introduced

21.06.44
K
6ST
4ST
3ST
 
V
44STL
4ST
46STL
43STL

EALING Argyle Road - HOOK White Hart ( Sun am ) - LEATHERHEAD GARAGE ( except Sun am )
Withdrawn between Argyle Road and Perivale Lane

25.10.44
K
6ST
1STL
3ST
1STL
--
 
V
47STL
45STL
34STL

Sunday Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

15.07.45
K
6ST
4ST
4ST
 
V
44STL
4ST
46STL
5ST
35STL
11ST

EALING Argyle Road - LEATHERHEAD GARAGE
Sunday am service restored between Hook and Leatherhead
Sunday Kingston (K) allocation reinstated

09.10.46
K
4ST
2ST
--
 
V
47STL
4ST
47STL
7ST
48STL
9ST

Sunday Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

30.04.47
K
4ST
2ST
5ST
 
V
47STL
4ST
48STL
6ST
47STL
11ST

Sunday Kingston (K) allocation reinstated

12.11.47
K
4ST
-
--
 
V
46STL
5ST
46STL
11ST
46STL
11ST

Sat/Sun Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn

05.05.48
K
4ST
-
5ST
 
V
51STL
49STL
6RT
35STL
23RT

Sunday Kingston (K) allocation reinstated
RT type introduced

26.10.49
K
8RT
-
5RT
 
V
26RTL
25STL
26RTL
15RT
21STL
26RTL
19RT

Kingston (K) allocationconverted to RT
RTL type introduced at Turnham Green (V)

23.11.49
K
8RT
-
5RT
 
V
52RTL
52RTL
9RT
50RTL

Kingston (K) allocationconverted to RT
STL type withdrawn at Turnham Green (V)

03.05.50
K
8RT
-
--
 
V
52RTL
49RTL
12RT
53RTL
10RT

Sunday K allocation withdrawn.

RTL563

The reduced blind display on RTL563 was a wartime economy measure.

This image availabe on the
RTL download

11.10.50
K
8RT
--
5RT
 
V
42RTL
47RTL
40RTL

Route decreased with the introduction of 65A Ealing & Copt Gilders.
Sunday K allocation re-introduced
.

02.05.51
K
8RT
-
--
 
V
42RTL
42RTL
5RT
30RTL
20RT

Sunday K allocation withdrawn for Summer Season

17.10.51
K
8RT
--
5RT
 
V
42RT
47RT
40RT

RTL allocation at V withdrawn.
Sunday K allocation re-introduced.

14.05.52
NB
18RT
8RT
--
 
V
31RT
45RT
50RT

K allocation withdrawn. NB allocation introduced.

01.06.55
NB
12RT
--
--
 
V
34RT
46RT
50RT

Saturday NB allocation withdrawn.

02.05.56
NB
17RT
4RT
9RT
 
V
29RT
42RT
41RT

Saturday & Sunday NB allocation re-introduced.

17.10.56
NB
17RT
7RT
--
 
V
29RT
39RT
36RT

Sunday NB withdrawn.

01.05.57
NB
17RT
7RT
8RT
 
V
31RT
45RT
50RT

Sunday NB re-introduced.

16.10.57
K
--
2RT
--
 
NB
17RT
7RT
--
 
V
29RT
37RT
31RT

Saturday K allocation introduced. Sunday NB withdrawn.

30.04.58
NB
16RT
8RT
8RT
 
V
28RT
38RT
39RT

K allocation withdrawn. Sunday NB re-introduced.

1958 times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
09.10.63
NB
17RT
12RT
--
 
V
21RT
32RT
18RT

Sunday NB withdrawn. Sunday Route decreased with introduction of new 65A

RT4037

RT4037 - Hook White Hart - as the bus is Leatherhead bound the driver is probably making use of the Pubic Convenience

This image available on the
RT download

01.07.64
NB
18RT
12RT
7RT
 
V
21RT
32RT
27RT

Sunday NB re-introduced.

18.11.64
NB
18RT
14RT
--
 
V
22RT
26RT
13RT

Sunday NB withdrawn.

18.04.66
AB
--
4RT
--
 
NB
20RT
18RT
--
 
V
20RT
18RT
13RT

Saturday AB allocation introduced.

31.12.66
NB
10RT
--
--
 
V
21RT
--
--

EALING Argyle Road - LEATHERHEAD LT Garage (Monday-Friday)
Saturday & Sunday Route replaced by 65A.
. Saturday AB allocation transferred to 65A

30.11.68
K
--
--
3RT
 
NB
17RT
13RT
--
 
V
13RT
13RT
8RT

EALING Argyle Road (Monday-Friday peaks) - EALING BROADWAY - South Ealing - Kew Bridge - Richmond - Petersham - Ham - Kingston - Surbiton - Hook - Copt Gilders Estate - CHESSINGTON ZOO
Sat/Sun re-introduced replacing withdrawn 65A.
Route between Ealing Broadway & Argyle Road replaced by new 273.
Route between Chessington & Leatherhead replaced by revised 71.  

18.04.70
K
--
--
3RT
 
NB
31RT
13RT
--
 
V
--
13RT
8RT

Monday-Friday V allocation withdrawn

02.01.71
K
--
--
4RT
 
NB
31RT
17RT
9RT
 
V
--
8RT
--

Sunday V allocation withdrawn.

18.09.71
K
--
--
4RT
 
NB
31RT
24RT
9RT

Saturday only V allocation withdrawn.


19.10.75
K
--
--
3RM
 
NB
31RM
24RM
12RM

RT type converted to RM.

03.11.75
K
--
--
3RM
 
NB
31RM
24RM
12RM

EALING Argyle Road (Monday-Friday peaks) - EALING BROADWAY - CHESSINGTON ZOO - CHESSINGTON Fox & Hounds (Monday-Friday peak journeys) 
Peak journeys introduced to Fox & Hounds Chessington.


31.03.79
K61+
13RM
10RM
9RM
 
NB1+
16RM
12RM
7RM

Monday-Saturday K allocation introduced

05.05.79
K61+
15RM
12RM
10RM
 
NB1+
16RM
13RM
7RM

Due to Road subsidence at Petersham. 
(i) EALING Argyle Road (Mon-Fri peaks) - ;EALING BROADWAY - PETERSHAM River Lane
(ii) PETERSHAM Fox & Duck - CHESSINGTON ZOO - CHESSINGTON Fox & Hounds (Monday-Friday peak journeys)

05.09.80
K61+
15RM
12RM
10RM
 
NB1+
16RM
13RM
7RM

 EALING Argyle Road (Monday-Friday peaks) - EALING BROADWAY - CHESSINGTON ZOO - CHESSINGTON Fox & Hounds (Monday-Friday peak journeys) 
Through Route re-instated.

04.09.82
K81+
22RM
20RM
16RM

EALING BROADWAY - CHESSINGTON ZOO - CHESSINGTON Fox & Hounds (Monday-Friday peaks)
Withdrawn between Ealing Broadway & Argyle Road.

RM82

RM82 Ealing Broadway Station

This image available on the
Nostalgia download

14.01.84
NB81+
24RM
20RM
16RM

K allocation transferred to NB.

03.08.85
HL
--
--
6RML
 
NB1+
24RM
21RM
12RM

Sunday HL allocation introduced.

RML2511

RML2711 (HL) at the Zoo stand

This image available with the RML download

01.02.86
NB1+
27M
23M
17M

Daily conversion to OPO. HL allocation withdrawn.

07.02.87
NB1+
18M
15M
14M

EALING BROADWAY - KINGSTON (Monday-Saturday) - CHESSINGTON ZOO (Sundays)
Monday-Saturday withdrawn between Kingston & Chessington Zoo.

27.06.87
NB1+
17M
13M
9M

EALING BROADWAY - KINGSTON
Withdrawn between Kingston & Chessingto
n Zoo.
Start of new LRT contract operating as Kingston Bus

M1381

M1381 seen leaving Kingston Bus Stn with the unnecessary abreviated Ealing Bdy shown.

The Kingston Buses logo can be seen

This image available on the
Metrobus download

01.04.89
NB1+
17M
13M
9M
lu logo London United commenced operating as one of 12 operating subsidiaries of London Buses in preparation for privatisation

 

29.09.90
LC
dd
dd
dd
LC logo Temporaily reassigned

The contract was awarded to Armchair but due to non availability of new buses - L&C stood in until the new buses were ready

AN134

AN134 Cromwell Road - Kingston

 

This image available on the
Arriva download
26.01.91
AH
20dd
14dd
9dd
armchair logo Contract reassigned to ARMCHAIR TRAVEL
G366

Leyland Olympian AlexanderG366YUR was the usual type under Armchair stewardship

This image is available on the Metroline download

29.06.02
FW51+
20TA
20TA
15TA
logo Contract reassigned to London United (FW)
TA263

TA263 Haven Green stand

This image available on the
Transdev download

30.08.02
Night Route added but numbered N65.

24.01.04
FW51+
20TA
20TA
15TA
Night Service
FW71+
3TA
3TA
3TA

"N" prefix dropped thus night Route included in this history

04.06.06
FW51+
20TA
20TA
15TA
Night Service
FW71+
3TA
3TA
3TA
LOGO LONDON UNITED replaced by Transdev

04.07.09
FW51+
21SP
21SP
16SP
Night Service
FW71+
4SP
4SP
4SP

EALING - KINGSTON - CHESSINGTON WOA (Nights)
Contract renewal with new buses and night Route extended via Route 71 to Chessington

SP61

SP61 Richmond Station

This image available on the
Transdev download

03.03.11
FW51+
21SP
21SP
17SP
Night Service
FW71+
4SP
4SP
4SP
RATP LOGO TRANSDEV REPLACED BY RATP
SP92

SP92 shows the RATP logo when spotted in Ealing

This image available on the
Transdev download

05.07.14
FW51+
24SP
22SP
17SP
Night Service
FW71+
4SP
4SP
4SP
RATP LOGO Contract extended for two years

02.07.16
FW51+
27SP
28SP
17SP
Night Service
FW71+
4SP
4SP
4SP

Contract renewal with increased Mon-Sat frequencies

VH45183

A few Euro V1 have been added to the mix as shown here by VH45183 seen in Wakefield Road

© Kasey AP

01.08.16
FW51+
27SP
28SP
17SP
Night Service
FW71+
4SP
4SP
4SP

Diverted betwen Richmond and Kingston via Twickenham, Strawberry Vale, Hampton Wick and Kingston Bridge whilst gas utility works were being carried out in Petersham. Replaced by free services 565, 571 and 572

03.09.16
FW51+
27SP
28SP
17SP
Night Service
FW71+
4SP
4SP
4SP

Diversion ended, route returned back to normal

65 times

Operating Garages

NB Norbiton
Changeover point Kingston Bus Station

K Kingston
Changeover point Kingston Bus Station or Kingston Station

AB Twickenham
Changeover point RICHMOND Police Station (s/b) or RICHMOND George Street (n/b)

R Riverside
Changeover point not known

V Turnham Green
Changeover point KEW BRIDGE Plough.

Armchair Brentford
Changeover point BRENTFORD Ealing Road or EALING BROADWAY

HL Hanwell
Changeover point EALING BROADWAY stand ?

FW Fulwell
Changeover point Kingston

Stands And Turning Points

Tender specs

The entry for BRENTFORD County Court is odd in so much passengers should alight at Ealing Road and yet are instructed to show County Court on the blind

65 map

 

Scanned from 2002 leaflet

 

 
1950 TIMES 1955 times
 
 

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