Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
11.11.00
V41+
7DRL
7DRL
4DRL

HAMMERSMITH BUS STATION - Hammersmith Bridge - Lonsdale Road - Howsman Road - Verdun Road - Suffolk Road - Lonsdale Road - Barnes Bridge Stn - Mortlake High Street - Lower Richmond Road - Richmond Station - RICHMOND BUS STATION
NEW ROUTE: replaces Route R69

drl166

DRL166 Richmond Station bridge - note the blanked out section on the blind - originally the route was to go via Kew Gardens but this never happened

This image available on the
Single Deck download

05.10.02
AV351+
7DRL
7DRL
4DRL

Allocation moved to Hounslow (AV)

map
Taken from 2001 leaflet, click map to enlarge
30.11.02
AV351+
7DPS
7DPS
4DPS

Converted to low floor single deck operation.

31.08.03
V91+
6DPS
6DPS
4DPS

Allocation moved back to Stamford Brook (V)

DPS676

DPS676 leaves Richmond Bus Station

This image available on the
Transdev download

12.11.05
NC
6sd
6sd
4sd
logo Contract reassigned to NCP and operate from a base in Rugby Road - Twickenham.
ncp05

05 passes under Hammersmith flyover

This image available on the
Transdev download

 

 

21.04.09
NC
6Dart
6Dart
4Dart
nsl logo NCP renamed NSL

16.11.09
NC
6Dart
6Dart
4Dart
logo NSL purchased by Transdev
NCP01

Confusing company logo and fleet number here. NCP01 seen at Lower Mortlake Road

This image available on the
Transdev download

 

13.11.10
NC201+
7DPS
5DPS
3DPS
transdev logo Contract extended for two years

03.03.11
NC
7DPS
6DPS
4DPS
logo Transdev purchased by RATP
DPS704

DPS704 Richmond Bus Station

This image available on the
Transdev download

02.03.13
V481+
6DPS
6DPS
4DPS

Twickenham (NC) closed - operation moved to Stamford Brook (V)

31.05.14
S481+
6DPS
6DPS
4DPS

Allocation moved from Stamford Brook (V) to Shepherds Bush (S) - this was part of a program to make room at Stamford Brook (V) for New Route E3

419 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
24.06.17
AV91+
6DPS
6DPS
4DPS

RICHMOND  -  HAMMERSMITH
Allocation moved to Hounslow, partly to compensate for loss of Route 120 and to make room at Shepherds Bush for new Route 70

Operating Garages

V Stamford Brook
Crew Changeover point was Hammersmith Bus Station.

AV Hounslow
2002-2003 Crew Changeover point was Richmond Bus Station.
Crew Changeover point was Richmond Bus Station AND Hammersmith Bus Station

NC Twickenham
Crew Changeover point was Richmond Bus Station AND Hammersmith Bus Station
Meal reliefs generally taken at Hammersmith but some start and finish change overs taken at Richmond stand

S Shepherds Bush
Crew Changeover point Hammersmith Bus Station

COMMENT
A look at the 419 fare chart reveals the original intended route but this never happened

92 times 419 live 419 stands Tender Specs 419 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Monday, 10.07.17