Route History

Fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
20.07.60
S
37RM
40RM
25RM

WEST CROYDON STN - Mitcham Common - Mitcham - Tooting Broadway - Garrat Lane - Wandsworth - Putney,  Fulham Palace Road - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - White City - HARROW ROAD Scrubs Lane -: Harlesden - Acton Lane - Abbey Road - PARK ROYAL STADIUM (Mon-Fri peaks)
TROLLEYBUS REPLACEMENT Route (630)

220 times 1961
Extracted from May 1961 Red Book
01.07.64
S
38RM
33RM
25RM
1964
Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

 

23.01.66
S
38RM
33RM
15RM

WEST CROYDON STN (Mon-Sat) - TOOTING BR STN (Suns) - HARROW ROAD Scrubs Lane -; PARK ROYAL STADIUM (Mon-Fri peaks)
Sunday withdrawn between Mitcham and West Croydon.

RM343

RM343 with the the 1960's style air-con seen in Harlesden

© Jim Blake

16.05.66
S
31RM
29RM
15RM

WEST CROYDON STN (Mon-Fri peaks/Sat) - MITCHAM Fair Green (Mon-Fri) - TOOTING (Suns) - HARROW ROAD Scrubs Lane - PARK ROYAL STADIUM (Mon-Fri peaks)
Mon-Fri off peak withdrawn between Mitcham and West Croydon

31.12.66
S
32RM
19RM
14RM

MITCHAM Fair Green (Mon-Fri) - TOOTING (Sat/Suns) - WILLESDEN JUNCTION STN -; PARK ROYAL STADIUM (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Mitcham and West Croydon but extended from Scrubs Lane to Willesden Junction to partly compensate for loss of Route 268.

02.01.71
S
26DMS
17DMS
11DMS

Converted to One Person Operation
TOOTING - WILLESDEN JUNCTION STN -; PARK ROYAL STADIUM (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Tooting and Mitcham.

31.01.81
S
26DMS
23DMS
8DMS
  WD
--
--
5DMS

Sunday WD allocation introduced.

04.09.82
S1+
23DMS
20DMS
8DMS
  WD131+
--
--
5DMS

TOOTING - WILLESDEN JUNCTION STN
Withdrawn between Willesden Junction and Park Royal Stadium.

31.08.83
S1+
23M
20M
8M
  WD131+
--
--
5DMS

Shepherds Bush (S) allocation converted to Metrobus operation.

21.11.83
S1+
23M
20M
8M
  WD131+
--
--
5M

Wandsworth (WD) allocation converted to Metrobus operation.

11.07.87
S1+
17M
18M
12M

Wandsworth (WD) allocation withdrawn.

01.04.89
S1+
17M
18M
12M
LU LOGO London Buses was divided into 12 business units - in preparation for sell-off - this route was allocated to LU

25.05.91
S1+
16M
16M
11M

WANDSWORTH - WILLESDEN JUNCTION
Withdrawn between Wandsworth and Tooting - replaced by Route 270 Putney Bridge Stn and Mitcham.

27.03.93
B61+
--
--
11DR
  S1+
16M
16M
--

Sunday allocation transferred to Wood Lane base (B) and converted to midibus operation.

DR108

DR108 (B) Hammersmith Bus Stn

This image available on the
Single Deck download

01.04.95
S1+
16M
16M
11M

Sunday allocation transferred back to Shepherds Bush (S) with the closure of Wood Lane base (B).
Between 12th June 1999 & 12th June 2000 - temporarily terminated at Harlesden - Jubilee Clock

220 map from 1998 leaflet
Scanned from LT Buses leaflet dated 17.10.98
18.03.00
S251+
18VA
18VA
12VA

Converted to low floor double deck operation. Date running number sequence changed unknown ?

VA62

VA62 Putney Bridge

This image available on the
Transdev download

21.10.05
S251+
22VA
20VA
13VA
Night Route
S431+
3VA
3VA
3VA

NEW CONTRACT commenced and 24hr Route introduced

VR226

VR226 Scrubs Lane

This image available on the
Transdev download

 

 

04.04.06
S251+
22VA
20VA
13VA
Night Route
S431+
3VA
3VA
3VA
LOGO LONDON UNITED replaced by Transdev
VE8

East Lancs Vyking 10.4m VE8
Shepherds Bush Green

This image available on the
Transdev download

16.02.08
S251+
22VA
21VA
14VA
Night Route
S431+
3VA
3VA
3VA
LOGO Diverted via new Hammersmith Bus Station
SO2

SO2 Wood Lane

This image available on the
Transdev download

23.10.10
S251+
22VA
20VA
14VA
Night Route
S431+
3VA
3VA
3VA
LOGO Contract extended two years
SP115

Scania Omnicity 10.7.m SP115
Queen Caroline Street

This image available on the
Transdev download

03.03.11
S251+
23TLA
21TLA
14TLA
Night Route
S431+
3VA
3VA
3VA
RATP LOGO Transdev replaced by RATP
tla10

TLA10 White City

This image available on the
Transdev download

20.10.12
PK151+
25ADE
22ADE
15ADE
Night Route
S431+
3ADE
3ADE
3ADE
RATP LOGO Contract renewal

.Daytime service allocation moved to Park Royal (PK) - the 272 and C1 moved from PK to Shepherds Bush to compensate

ADE73

ADE73 Hammersmith Bus Station exit

© Jack Marian

220 times

Operating Garages

S Shepherds Bush
Changeover point The Grampians

B Wood Lane Base
Changeover point outside base

WD Wandsworth
Changeover point Ram Street

PK Park Royal - Atlas Road
Changeover point at garage - buses running light from Willesden Junction

Stands and turning points