Route History

23.02.02
TV311+
3M
3M
--
logo New contract

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - Penryhn Road - Surbiton Crescent - Surbiton Station - St Mark's Hill - Ewell Road - Tolworth - Kingston Road - Ruxley Lane - - East Street - EPSOM Clock Tower (Mon-Sat)
Prior to this date route had been operated by Arriva but now operated under contract by London United
A Sunday service was provided by North Downs Transport 489 between Epsom and Tolworth

418 map
Scanned from 2002 London Buses leaflet informing of new operator
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M1360

M1360 Kingston

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Metrobus download

29.06.02
TV311+
4DPS
4DPS
1DPS

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - - EPSOM Clock Tower (Daily)
Sunday service introduced but shopping hours only

DPS567

DPS567 seen leaving Cromwell Road Bus Station

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Transdev download

03.09.05
TV311+
4DPS
4DPS
1VA ex 406

Sunday converted to double deck operation - jointly operated with Route 406

30.06.07
EB10+
4E
4E
4E
logo Contract reassigned

KINGSTON Cromwell Road Bus Station - Penryhn Road - Surbiton Road - Surbiton Hill Road - Ewell Rd - Tolworth - Kingston Road - Ruxley Lane - - East Street - EPSOM Clock Tower ( DAILY )
Diverted at Surbiton via Surbiton Hill Road instead of via Station
New contract awarded to Quality Line (Epsom Buses) using double deckers ( Enviro 400 )

418

Quality Line Enviro
Tolworth Red Lion stop

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30.06.12
EB15+
4E
4E
4E

Contract extended for two years

28.06.14
EB15+
4E
4E
4E

Contract renewal

26.06.17
EB20+
4E
4E
4E
logo Managed now by Lodon United

Operating Garages

TV Tolworth
Crew Changeover point not known but probably Tolworth Station

QB Epsom
Crew Changeover point Longmead Road - Hollymoor Road ( usually a take over from a finishing shift ) or Epsom Clock Tower stand


 

RT4202

RT4202 at Ewell Road / St Marks Hill
London Country days

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RT download

 

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© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Thursday, 22.06.17