Route History

Fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
07.09.68
AB1+
4RF
4RF
4RF

HAMMERSMITH Met Station King Street - Youngs Corner - - Chiswick Lane - Chiswick Bridge - Lower Richmond Road - Lower Mortlake Road - RICHMOND Wakefield Road
This new OPO route replaced Service 90C.

1968 ENTRY
This entry is part of the September 1968 allocation book which is available for sale
1970 map

Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

Interesting to note that the current route does not cover any of the above roads

18.04.70
R
4RF
4RF
4RF

HAMMERSMITH Butterwick - RICHMOND Bus Station
AB garage closed - allocation transferred to Riverside (R)

RF455

RF455 (R) waits at Wakefield Road for another boring run up to Hammersmith

This image available on the
Single Deck download

09.05.76
R61+
4BL
4BL
4BL

RF's replaced by Bristols

BL5

BL5 seen in the Hammersmith Met forecourt reserved for buses at this time

 

This image available on the
Single Deck download


04.09.82
FW31+
7M
6M
4M

HAMMERSMITH The Grove - Youngs Corner - Chiswick Lane - Chiswick Bridge - Richmond - Twickenham - Hanworth - Sunbury - Ashford Common - Ashford - Fordbridge Road - Kingston Road - STAINES Bridge Street
Extended from Richmond to Staines replacing most of withdrawn 90.
Riverside (R) allocation transferred to Fulwell (FW).
Converted to double deck operation.

Extracted from April 1984 map drawn by  © Darius Grigg
19.08.89
FW31+
7M
7M
4M

HAMMERSMITH The Grove - Youngs Corner - Chiswick Lane - Chiswick Bridge - Richmond - Twickenham - Fulwell - Hanworth - Sunbury - Ashford Common - Ashford - Fordbridge Road - Kingston Road - STAINES Bridge Street
Diverted at Twickenham via Hampton Road and Sixth Cross Road instead of direct via Staines Road.
This replaced withdrawn section of service 90B and and made crew change overs easier for Fulwell Garage.

M840

M840 with the side blind in the ultimate box seen at
Staines Moor Lane stand

© Paul Davis

07.04.90
FW31+
7M
7M
6M

HAMMERSMITH - STAINES - (then non-stop via)Thorpe Road - Thorpe Lea Road - Thorpe by Pass,Mill House Lane - Thorpe Road - Staines Lane - Staines Road - Chertsey Lane,THORPE PARK (Suns)
Summer Sundays extended from Staines to Thorpe Park. The above roundabout routeing was necessary because of a low bridge.

23.09.90
FW31+
7M
7M
4DT

HAMMERSMITH - STAINES
Withdrawn between Staines and Thorpe Park.
Sunday converted to Dart operation.

23.02.91
FW31+
6M
5M
4DT

HAMMERSMITH (Suns) - CHISWICK Edensor Road (Mon-Fri peaks) - RICHMOND Dee Road (Mon-Sat) - STAINES
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Hammersmith and Richmond apart from a few Mon-Fri peak journeys extended from Richmond to CHISWICK Edensor Road.
The withdrawn section covered by new service 190.

25.05.91
FW31+
6M
5M
7DT

HAMMERSMITH (Suns) - CHISWICK Edensor Road (Mon-Fri peaks) - RICHMOND Dee Road (Mon-Sat) - STAINES - Chertsey Lane THORPE PARK (Sun afts)
Summer Sunday afternoons extended from Staines to Thorpe Park direct via Chertsey Lane as single deck vehicles now operated.

15.09.91
FW31+
6M
5M
4DR

HAMMERSMITH (Suns) - CHISWICK Edensor Road (Mon-Fri peaks) - RICHMOND Dee Road (Mon-Sat) - STAINES
Winter service restored

01.02.92
FW31+
8DR
7DR
4DR

Converted from Metrobus to Dart operation on a daily basis.

07.04.92
FW31+
8DR
7DR
4DR

HAMMERSMITH (Suns) - CHISWICK Edensor Road (Monday-Friday peaks) - RICHMOND Dee Road (Mon-Sat) - STAINES Wraysbury Road - STAINES BRIDGE Sainsbury's (Mon-Sat shopping hours)
Mon-Sat shopping hours extended from Staines Wraysbury Road to Sainsbury's.

DT76

DT76 seen at the Sainsbury's stand at Staines

This image available on the
Single Deck download

09.05.92
FW31+
8DR
7DR
7DR

HAMMERSMITH (Suns) - CHISWICK Edensor Road (Monday-Friday peaks) - RICHMOND Manor Road (Mon-Sat) - STAINES Wraysbury Road - STAINES BRIDGE Sainsbury's (Mon-Sat shopping hours) - THORPE PARK (Summer Suns)
Mon-Sat Richmond terminal changed from Dee Road to Manor Road Sainsbury's and Sunday extension to Thorpe Park re-instated

DR76

DR76 Staines Bus Station

This image available on the
Single Deck download

05.09.92
FW31+
8DR
7DR
4DR

Mon-Sat shopping hours diverted at Hanworth via Hampton Sainsbury's.
This route should be sponsored by Sainsbury's !!

30.09.95
FW31+
8DR
7DR
4DR

CHISWICK Edensor Road (Monday-Friday peaks) - RICHMOND Lower Mortlake Road - STAINES BRIDGE Sainsbury's
Start of tendered contract (London United). All journeys in Staines now terminate at Sainsbury's. Sunday extension to Hammersmith withdrawn. Re-routed via Hampton Sainsbury's at all times. Summer Sunday extension to Thorpe Park suspended for winter.

15.11.97
FW31+
8DR
7DR
4DR

RICHMOND Lower Mortlake Road - STAINES BRIDGE Sainsbury's
Mon-Fri peak journeys to Chiswick replaced by Route R70.

24.07.99
FW321+
8DR
7DR
4DR

RICHMOND Lower Mortlake Road - STAINES Bus Station
Withdrawn between Staines Bus Station and Staines Bridge

30.06.01
FW321+
6DR
6DR
5DR

STAINES Bus Station - TWICKENHAM Arragon Road
Withdrawn between Twickenham and Richmond

2002 ?
FW321+
6DPS
6DPS
5DPS


Converted to single deck low floor operation

04.04.06
FW321+
6DPS
6DPS
5DPS
transdev London United replaced by Transdev
DPS590

DPS590 Hampton Road - Twickenham

This image available on the
Transdev download

30.09.06
FW321+
6DPS
6DPS
5DPS
transdev Contract renewal
TA240

Double deckers often substituted for Darts as shown here with TA240 Hampton Road Twickenham

This image available on the
Transdev download

01.10.11
TF121+
6dart
6dart
6dart
logo New Contract commenced with Abellio (TF)
8476

8476 Twickenham Junction

This image is part of a download available on the Abellio download

23.02.12
TF121+
6EL
6EL
6EL

New Enviro Darts introduced

8577

New 8577 Staines Bus Station

This image is part of a download available on the Abellio download

07.05.16
TF121+
7EL
6EL
6EL

Schedule change, requiring 1 extra bus Mon-Fri

2014

Map extracted from Map 35 drawn by Mike Harris available for sale

The Greater London Bus Map

01.10.16
TF121+
8EL
6EL
6EL

Contract renewal

Route 1 current times live stands  

Operating Garages

R Riverside
Changeover point Hammersmith Met

AB Twickenham
Changeover point outside garage

FW Fulwell
Changeover point Cock & Bull

TF Twickenham
Changeover point Cock & Bull