Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
AV
4DA
6DA
8DA

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - Hounslow Heath - Feltham - Lower Feltham - Vicarage Road - Sunbury Cross - Sunbury Village - Shepperton - CHERTSEY STATION ( Daily OMO )
Route previously numbered 137

1934 map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
08.04.36
AV
4DA
7DA
8DA

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - Hounslow Heath - Hounslow Road  -  Feltham - Lower Feltham - Vicarage Road - Sunbury Cross - Sunbury Village - Shepperton - CHERTSEY STATION ( Daily OMO )
Diverted at Feltham direct via Hounslow Road - exchanging routeing with the 117

13.12.39
AV
4C
7C
8C

Type change

07.12.42
AV
6LTL
6LTL
6LTL

Type change and converted to crew operation

05.05.43
AV
6LTL
6LTL
6LTL

HOUNSLOW  -  SHEPPERTON ( Sun am )  -  CHERTSEY ( Mon-Sat / Sun pm )
Withdrawn Sun am between Shepperton and Chertsey

15.07.45
AV
6LTL
6LTL
6LTL

HOUNSLOW  -  CHERTSEY
Sun am service restored between Shepperton and Chertsey

06.05.53
AV
8RF
8RF
10RF

Converted to RF operation

30.04.58
AV
9RF
8RF
8RF
237 times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
27.01.65
AV
10RFo
9RFo
6RFo

Converted to ONE PERSON OPERATION

RF443

RF443 Sunbury Village

 

This image available on the
Single Deck download
17.04.77
AV81+
10BL
8BL
5BL

Converted to Bristol operation.

BL84

BL84 Chertsey Station

This image available on the
Single Deck download

28.01.78
AV1+
25RM
13RM
8RM
 
V51+
--
9RM
--

SHEPHERDS BUSH GREEN ,Goldhawk Road - Turnham Green - Gunnersbury - Brentford - Isleworth Stn - Hounslow - Hounslow Heath - Harlington Road West - Feltham - Lower Feltham - SUNBURY VILLAGE Three Fishes
Withdrawn between Sunbury and Chertsey but extended from Hounslow to Shepherds Bush via Route 117.
Converted to double deck crew operation and Saturday Turnham Green (V) allocation added.

04.09.82
AV1+
15RM
15RM
8RM
 
V21+
3RM
9RM
--

Mon-Fri Stamford Brook (V) allocation added,

RM1145

RM1145 parked at the Caxton Road stand

This image available on the
Routemaster CD

25.06.83
AV1+
18RM
19RM
8RM
 
V31+
--
4RM
--

Mon-Fri V allocation withdrawn.

RML2732

RML2732 normally seen on Route 37 is seen here at Kew Bridge

This image available with the RML download

07.02.87
AV1+
20M
22M
7M

Converted to One Person Operation.

06.01.90
V1+
20L
21L
8L

AV allocation transferred to V (operating as Riverside Bus) and converted to Olympian operation.

LX3 L301

Lynx LX3 normally seen on Route H98 seen here at London Road - Hounslow

This image available on the
Single Deck download

Olympian L301 in Riverside Bus livery seen in Hounslow

This image available on the
Leyland Olympian download

22.07.96
AV
3L
--
--
 
V1+
14L
17L
9L
lu logo Mon-Fri Hounslow (AV) allocation added for Summer School holidays.

31.08.96
V1+
13L
13L
7L

SHEPHERDS BUSH GREEN - HOUNSLOW HEATH
Withdrawn between Hounslow Heath and Lower Sunbury - replaced by new 235.

237 map
Map of Route 237 at 31.08.96
09.11.96
AV1+
13M
13M
7M

Stamford Brook (V) allocation transferred to Hounslow (AV) with the closure of that garage.

M110

M110 Hounslow

This image available on the
Metrobus download

27.06.98
AH1+
13ON
12ON
7ON
armchair logo Contract reassigned to Armchair.

P782 This image is available on the Metroline download
11.01.03
AH1+
19DT
17DT
10DT

Commencement of new Quality Incentive contract - and new low floor bus introduced.

17.04.04
AH1+
19DT
17DT
10DT

Stand at Shepherds Bush moved to new purpose built at the west end of Shepherds Bush Green

19.11.04
AH1+
19DT
17DT
10DT
metroline logo Armchair taken over by Metroline

06.01.07
AH1+
22DT
17DT
10DT

Contract formally transferred to Mottling Travel

DT3

DT3 Brentford

This image is available on the Metroline download

29.11.08
AH1+
22TP
17TP
10TP

WHITE CITY Bus Station - HOUNSLOW HEATH
Extended from Shepherds Bush to White City via new link Road.

tp373

TP373 is seen in the new Westfields complex
at White City

This image is available on the Metroline download

09.01.10
AH1+
23VW
18VW
12VW

Contract renewal with Metroline (AH) - eventually with new buses

VW1035

VW1035 Hounslow High Street

This image is available on the Metroline download

12.01.15
AH1+
20VW
18VW
12VW

Contract extended for two years

07.01.17
AH1+
20VW
18VW
12VW
METROLINE LOGO Contract renewal

WHITE CITY Bus Station  -  HOUNSLOW HEATH

237 times 237 live 237 stands Tender Specs Fares 237

Operating Garages

AV Hounslow
Changeover point garage

V Stamford Brook
Changeover point garage

V Turnham Green
Changeover point Crown & Anchor - Turnham Green

AH Brentford
Changeover point Commerce Road