Route History

295 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
17.06.67
S
4RM
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EAST ACTON Ducane Rd - Westway - White City - Shepherds Bush - HAMMERSMITH (Mon-Fri except evenings)
I am not sure why this new route was introduced as it seemed to be only a back up for service 105 and a link from Westway to Hammersmith which was broken when the 72 was diverted via Ducane Road in January 1966.

07.09.68
S
5RM
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EAST ACTON Ducane Road - Westway - Shepherds Bush - HAMMERSMITH (Mon-Fri evgs) - Fulham Palace Road - Dawes Road - Fulham Broadway - Harwood Road - Wandsworth Bridge Rd - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Mon-Fri except evenings extended from Hammersmith to Wandsworth Bridge via service 11 and 28

1968 tt
Scanned from 07.09.68 Red Book
19.07.69
S
5RM
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EAST ACTON Brunel Rd
(Mon-Fri peaks) - Ducane Road (Mon-Fri) - HAMMERSMITH (Mon-Fri evenings) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Mon-Fri peaks extended in East Acton to Brunel Road.

rm1280

RM1280 Brunel Road stand

This image available on the
Routemaster CD

17.06.72
WD
6DMS
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Converted to double deck One Person Operation.
Allocation transferred from Shepherds Bush (S) to Wandsworth (WD)

18.11.72
WD
7DMS
6DMS
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LADBOKE GROVE Eagle Cambridge Gardens - Bramley Road - Freston Road - St Annes Road - Shepherds Bush Green - HAMMERSMITH Butterwick (Mon-Fri evenings) Fulham Palace Road - FULHAM Edgarly Terrace (Sats) or Dawes Road - Fulham Broadway - Harwood Rd - WANDSWORTH GARAGE (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Rerouted at Shepherds Bush via St Anne's Road to Ladbroke Grove
Extended from Wandsworth Bridge Tavern over the bridge to Wandsworth Garage

30.06.73
WD
7DMS
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LADBROKE GROVE - HAMMERSMITH (Mon-Fri evgs) - WANDSWORTH GARAGE (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Saturday service diverted via Munster Road Fulham and renumbered 295A.

25.01.75
WD
8DMS
5DMS
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LADBROKE GROVE - Shepherds Bush - Hammersmith - Fulham - Wandsworth Bridge - York Road - Plough Rd - St Johns Hill - CLAPHAM JUNCTION Northcote (Mon-Sat)
Extended from Wandsworth Bridge to Clapham Junction and re-introduced Saturday.

16.10.76
WD101+
8DMS
5DMS
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LADBROKE GROVE - CLAPHAM JUNCTION Meyrick Arms
Clapham terminal changed from Northcote to Meyrick Arms.

28.10.78
WD101+
8DMS
6DMS
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LADBROKE GROVE Eagle - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Sat) Falcon Road - Battersea Park Road - BATTERSEA PARK STN (Sat shop hours)
Saturday shopping hours extended from Clapham Junction to Battersea Park Station.

31.03.79
WD101+
12DMS
6DMS
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LADBROKE GROVE - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (MS evgs) BATTERSEA PARK STATION (MS except evgs)
Mon-Fri except evenings
extended from Clapham Junction to Battersea Park Station.

25.04.81
WD101+
11DMS
6DMS
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LADBROKE GROVE - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Clapham Junction and Battersea Park Stn.

19.03.83
WD101+
11DMS
6DMS
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LADBROKE GROVE - CLAPHAM JUNCTION Boutflower Road (Mon-Sat)
Clapham Junction terminal changed to Boutflower Road.

DMS2507

DMS2507 Butterwick

Graham Burgess
20.09.83

23.11.83
WD101+
10M
6M
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M type replaced DMS.

11.07.87
X101+
11M
8M
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Wandsworth (WD) closed - allocation transferred to Westbourne Park (X).

21.11.87
S31+
10M
7M
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WESTBOURNE PARK STN - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Sat)
Extended from Ladbroke Grove to Westbourne Park Station via Kensal Road.
Westbourne Park (X) allocation transferred to Shepherds Bush (S).

87 entry
This has been extracted from the 1987 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
15.03.88
S31+
10M
7M
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Bifurcated during shopping hours via Ladbroke Grove Sainsbury's.

25.05.91
S31+
12M
9M
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LADBROKE GROVE Sainsbury's - CLAPHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Ladbroke Grove and Westbourne Park

24.10.92
VB301+
18DRL
17DRL
9DRL

LADBROKE GROVE Sainsbury's - CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Converted to midibus operation and transferred to Victoria Basement base (VB).
Sunday service introduced.

DW50

DW50 Grant Road

This image available on the
Single Deck download

29.01.94
BB301+
18DRL
17DRL
9DRL

Victoria Base (VB) transferred to Battersea Base (BB)

DRL72

DRL72 Falcon Road

This image available on the
Single Deck download

22.06.98
SW181+
16M
16M
10M

Converted to double deck operation and transferred as a result of Battersea Base closure

m1302

M1302 Sainsbury's stand

This image available on the
Metrobus download

295 map
Scanned from 1998 leaflet
28.10.00
X
20DML
20DML
12DML

Contract transferred to First Centrewest (X) and converted to low floor single deck operation.

DML389

DML389 Cambridge Gardens

This image available on the
First London download

01.02.03
X
20TN
20TN
12TN

Start of phased conversion from single deck to double deck low floor.


29.10.05
X
19TN
20TN
12TN

New contract retained by First (X)

32396

VNW32396 Clapham Junction stand

This image available on the
First London download

15.09.07
X
19TN
20TN
16TN
Night service  
4TN
4TN
4TN

Night Service introduced thus route becomes 24 hour

TN33187

TN33187 Ladbroke Grove about to enter Sainsbury's complex - the last set down point being in Ladbroke Grove although the blind states Sainsbury's

This image available on the
First London download

30.10.10
X
19TN
20TN
16TN
Night service  
4TNA
4TNA
4TNA

Contract renewal

22.06.13
X
19TN
20TN
16TN
Night service  
4TNA
4TNA
4TNA

Contract novated to Tower Transit - operating arrangement remained the same

31.10.15
WJ501+
21VWH
21VWH
15VWH
Night service WJ561+
4VWH
4VWH
4VWH
LOGO Start of new contract
VWH2097
VWH2097 is seen in Falcon Road on the first day of operation. It can be seen that a Willesden bus is being used as the new delivery was not complete
© Alex Nevin-Tylee

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Operating Garages

WJ Willesden JUnction
Changeover point Ladbroke Grove ?

X Westbourne Park
Changeover point garage

S Shepherds Bush
Changeover point Shepherds Bush Road

VB Victoria Basement
Changeover point ?

B Battersea Base
Changeover point ?

SW Stockwell
Changeover point Clapham Junction or run light to garage.

WD Wandsworth
Changeover point at garage

Stands and turning points

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