Route History

293 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
18.04.70
AL
7MB
5MB
5MB

EPSOM STATION - Ewell - North Cheam - Stonecot Hill - MORDEN STATION -: South Wimbledon - WIMBLEDON STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
NEW OPO ROUTE: replaced Route 93 between North Cheam and Epsom

MB379

MB379 Organ Inn - Ewell

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293 times
Taken from September 1971 Red Book
20.04.74
AL241+
7DMS
5DMS
4DMS

Converted to double deck operation.

25.04.81
A71+
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--
4DMS
 
AL241+
7DMS
5DMS
--

Sunday allocation moved to Sutton (A).

24.04.82
A71+
5DMS
5DMS
2DMS

Merton (AL) allocation withdrawn in favour of daily Sutton (A)

D2606 D2606 has just arrived back at home garage and if blind is correct has come via North Cheam
23.04.83
A161+
8DMS
8DMS
4DMS

EPSOM STATION (except evenings) - Ewell - NORTH CHEAM Queen Victoria (evenings) - Morden - St Helier - Green Wrythe Lane - HACKBRIDGE Reynolds Close
Withdrawn evenings between North Cheam and Epsom and diverted at Morden to Hackbridge instead of Wimbledon replacing Route M1.

27.04.85
A161+
--
4DMS
4DMS
 
AL ?
7DMS
3DMS
--

Allocation change as above with Merton re-introduction.

19.07.86
DS
AN
AN
AN

Operation transferred to London Country South West

25.02.89
DS
AN
AN
AN

EPSOM Clock Tower - MORDEN STN (early am - evenings and Sunday) - South Wimbledon - MERTON ABBEY Savacentre (MS except evenings)
Diverted at Morden to run to Merton Abbey - withdrawn section replaced by new 393.

03.03.90
LH
7AN
7AN
5AN

Dorking garage closure - operation moved to Leatherhead (LH) - joint with 393

??.??.93
LH
AN
AN
AN

EPSOM Brettgrave (Suns) - EPSOM Clock Tower - MORDEN STN (early am - evenings and Sunday) - South Wimbledon - MERTON ABBEY Savacentre (MS except evenings)
Sunday service extended from Epsom Town Centre to Brettgrave via West Hill - Church Road and Horton Lane

02.09.95
LH
AN
AN
AN
 
A293
1LS
1LS
--

Evening service passed to London General (A)

30.12.95
LH
AN
AN
AN
 
A293
1LS
1LS
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MERTON ABBEY Savacentre (MS except evenings) - MORDEN STN (early am - evenings and Sunday) - Epsom then EPSOM Brettgrave (Suns) or Ashtead - LEATHERHEAD BUS GARAGE ( Mon-Sat )

31.03.96
LH
AN
AN
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A293
1M
1M
1M

MERTON ABBEY Savacentre
(MS except evenings)
- MORDEN STN ( evenings and Sunday) - Epsom then EPSOM WEST PARK HOSPITAL (Suns) or Ashtead - LEATHERHEAD BUS GARAGE ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service withdrawn between West Park Hospital and Brettgrave - also operation taken over by London General on this day.
15.03.97
LH
AN
AN
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A211
LDP
LDP
1LDP


MERTON ABBEY Savacentre (MS except early mornings/evenings) - MORDEN STN (early am - evenings and Sunday) - Epsom then EPSOM WEST PARK HOSPITAL (Suns) or Ashtead - LEATHERHEAD BUS GARAGE ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Morden and Merton Abbey MS morning peak because of traffic congestion

DRL54

DRL54 subs for a low floor bus

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28.06.97
LH
AN
AN
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A211
LDP
LDP
1LDP

MORDEN STN - EPSOM CLOCK TOWER then WEST PARK HOSPITAL (Suns) or Ashtead - Barnetwood Lane - Leatherhead - Fetcham - Cock Lane - Kennel Lane - Lower Road - BOOKHAM STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - EFFINGHAM Howard of Effingham School (SDO JOURNEYS)
MS daytime double runs in Leatherhead to Woodbridge Tesco.
Withdrawn between Morden Station and Merton Abbey. Extended from Leatherhead to Bookham and Effingham. MS am journeys operated by London General withdrawn.

18.04.98
LH
AN
AN
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MM
AN
AN
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A211
LDP
LDP
1LDP

MORDEN STN - EPSOM CLOCK TOWER then WEST PARK HOSPITAL (Suns) - Dorking Road - - Epsom Road - ASHTEAD St Andrew's School (SDO journeys) OR Ashley Road - Tattenham Corner Road - Merland Rise - Chetwode Road - Marbles Way - Preston Lane - Ashurst Road - Tadworth Station - Tadworth Street - Mere Road - Walton Street - Chequers Lane - WALTON ON THE HILL Howard Close ( Mon-Sat ) - Lower Kingswood - MERSTHAM Station Road ( garage journeys )
Withdrawn between Epsom and Bookham/Effingham except for SDO journeys to Ashtead. Diverted at Epsom to Walton ON the Hill and Merstham to replace Route 493.

NV128

NV128 Epsom High Street

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01.05.99
MM
AN
AN
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A211
NV
NV
3LDP

LH allocation withdrawn - ( garage closure )

1999 entry
This has been extracted from the 1999 allocation book and is part of a collection of 20 books which are available for sale
THE 1980,s collection has 20 books - the 1990's collection has 25 books
The collections are £6 each - £5 going to Great Ormonde Street Hospital
Allocation Books

30.05.99 until
MM
AN
AN
--
26.09.99
A211
NV
NV
3LDP

Summer Sunday extension from Epsom to CHESSINGTON World of Adventures

22.01.00
A211+
2M
2M
2LDP

MORDEN STATION - EPSOM CLOCK TOWER ( early am and evenings/Suns ) - EPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL (MS daytime)
MS all journeys south of Epsom withdrawn but extended MS daytime from Epsom Town Centre to General Hospital.
Sunday withdrawn between Epsom and West Park Hospital. Arriva involvement ended.

M1230

M1230 Morden

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19.07.03
EB91+
6sd
5sd
3sd

MORDEN STATION - Crown Lane - Links Avenue - Hillcross Avenue - Lower Morden Lane - Garth Road - London Road - North Cheam - Ewell - Epsom Town Centre - EPSOM GENERAL HOSPITAL
Rerouted between Morden and North Cheam and contract reassigned to Epsom Buses.

06.09.03
EB91+
6MCL
5MCL
3MCL

Introduction of Ciraros.

MCL6 MCL6 Morden
30.08.08
C271+
6sd
5sd
3sd

NEW CONTRACT with Metrobus operated from Croydon (C)

161

Scania Omnicity )561) 12.0m sets down in Morden

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31.08.13
C271+
6sd
6sd
6sd
 
C211
1dd ex 127
--
--

Contract renewal with Metrobus

2014 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

293 times

Operating Garages

A Sutton
Changeover at Morden Station ?

AL Merton
Changeover at Morden Station ?

EB Epsom
Changeover at Epsom High Street via ferry car.

LH Leatherhead
Changeover at garage

MM Merstham
Changeover at Garage

DS Dorking
Changeover at ?

C Croydon
Meal reliefs taken at Morden Station

Current stands and turning points