Route History

25.07.98
HS3+
2midi
2midi
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arriva logo New contract

RICHMOND Bus Station - Lower Mortlake Road - Sandycombe Road - Kew Gardens Station - High Park Road - Mortlake Road - Lower Richmond Road, Mortlake High Street - White Hart Lane - Barnes Common - (double run via Queens Ride - Putney Hospital) - Roehampton Lane - Queen Mary's Hospital Grounds - Roehampton - Roehampton Vale - Robin Hood Estate - Kingston Vale - Norbiton - Kingston,  Elm Road - Staunton Road - Cardinal Avenue - Tudor Drive - HAM Dukes Avenue ( Mon-Sat shopping hours )
NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE replaces Route K6 and R61 operated by Arriva from the Hounslow base

P255

Arriva Mercedes midibus at the Ham stand -
note the unusual blind display "Kingston & Ham "

03.07.99
HS3+
2midi
2midi
--
tgm logo Contract reassigned

18.09.99
HS3+
2midi
2midi
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RICHMOND Bus Station - Lower Mortlake Road - Sandycombe Road - Kew Gardens Station - High Park Road - Mortlake Road - Lower Richmond Road, Mortlake High Street - White Hart Lane - Barnes Common - now direct to - Roehampton Lane - Queen Mary's Hospital Grounds - Roehampton - Roehampton Vale - Robin Hood Estate - Kingston Vale - Norbiton - Kingston,  Elm Road,Staunton Road - Cardinal Avenue - Tudor Drive - HAM Dukes Avenue ( Mon-Sat shopping hours )
Putney Hospital closed therefore double run via Putney Common withdrawn.

485 map 18.09.99

11.06.00
TF69+
2midi
2midi
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Hounslow Albion Road (HS) base closed - operation transferred to Fulwell (TF)

12.08.00
TG69+
2midi
2midi
--

Allocation moved from Fulwell (TF) to Byfleet (TG)

11.11.00
TG69+
3midi
3midi
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RICHMOND Bus Station - Sheen Road - Upper Richmond Road West - Sheen Lane , Mortlake High Street - Barnes Bridge Station - Lonsdale Road - Suffolk Road - Ferry Road - Verdun Road - Howsman Road - Kilmington Road - Lonsdale Road - Castelnau,Rocks Lane - Barnes Common - - Roehampton Lane - Queen Mary's Hospital Grounds - Roehampton - Roehampton Vale - Robin Hood Estate - Kingston Vale - Norbiton - KINGSTON Fairfield Bus Station  ( Mon-Sat shopping hours )
Rerouted between Barnes and Richmond as shown above and withdrawn between Kingston and Ham - this section replaced by revised Route K5

05.05.01
AH110+
3DP
3DP
--
armchair logo Contract reassigned

RICHMOND Bus Station,Sheen Road - Upper Richmond Road West - Sheen Lane , Mortlake High Street - Barnes Bridge Station - Lonsdale Road - Suffolk Road - Ferry Road - Verdun Road - Howsman Road - Kilmington Road - Lonsdale Road - Catelnau,Rocks Lane - Barnes Common - - Roehampton Lane - ROEHAMPTON Bessborough Road ( Mon-Sat shopping hours )
Withdrawn between Roehampton and Kingston and also within grounds of Queen Mary's Hospital - Roehamton Vale to Kingston section replaced by revised K3

da150 Dennis Alexander Dart 10.2m Richmond Bus Station

11.01.03
AH110+
2DP
2DP
--

RICHMOND Bus Station,Sheen Road - Upper Richmond Road West - Sheen Lane , Mortlake High Street - Barnes Bridge Station - Lonsdale Road - Suffolk Road - Ferry Road - Verdun Road - Howsman Road - Kilmington Road - Lonsdale Road - Catelnau,Rocks Lane,Mill Hill Road - Lower Richmond Road - Putney Common - Putney Church - Putney Bridge Road - WANDSWORTH Ram Street ( Mon-Sat shopping hours )
Withdrawn between Barnes Common and Roehampton and rerouted instead to Wandsworth

485 map
21.08.04
AH110+
2DP
2DP
--

RICHMOND Bus Station,Sheen Road - Upper Richmond Road West - Sheen Lane , Mortlake High Street - Barnes Bridge Station - Church Road - Rocks Lane - Lower Richmond Road - Putney Common - Putney Church - Putney Bridge Road - WANDSWORTH Ram Street ( Mon-Sat shopping hours )
Rerouted at Barnes Bridge Station to run direct via Church Road instead of via Lonsdale Road etc

29.04.06
AF191+
3LDP
3LDP
--
LOGO Contract reassigned

HAMMMERSMITH Upper Bus Station - Hammersmith Bridge - Castelnau - Church Road - Station Road - ,Mill Hill Road - Lower Richmond Road - Putney Common - Putney Church - Putney Bridge Road - WANDSWORTH Ram Street ( Mon-Sat shopping hours )
Withdrawn between Barnes and Richmond - diverted instead to Hammersmith.

LDP292 LDP292 on the famous Hammersmith Bridge -
new bus - new operator

13.01.07
PL191+
3LDP
3LDP
--

Allocation moved from Putney (AF) to Plough Lane (PL)
More space was needed at Putney for increased PVR on Routes 14 and 22

16.02.08
PL191+
3LDP
3LDP
--

HAMMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station - WANDSWORTH Ram Street ( Mon-Sat shopping hours )
Hammersmith terminal changed from Upper Bus Station to Lower Bus Station

07.05.11
PL191+
3LDP
3LDP
--

Contract extended for two years

04.05.13
PL191+
3LDP
3LDP
--

Contract renewal

02.05.15
AL101+
3LDP
3LDP
--

HAMMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station -  WANDSWORTH Ram Street ( Mon-Sat shopping hours )
Reallocated to Merton (AL)

20.08.16
AL101+
3LDP
3LDP
--

HAMMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station - Barnes Wetland Centre  -  WANDSWORTH Ram Street ( Mon-Sat shopping hours )
Diverted via Wetlands Centre during opening hours

15.07.17
AF21+
3LDP
3LDP
--

Allocation moved from Merton (AL) to Putney (AF)

Operating Garages

HS Albion Road Hounslow
Crew changeover point not known

TF Fulwell
Crew changeover point not known

TG Byfleet
Crew changeover point not known

AH Brentford
Crew changeover point Richmond Bus Station

AF Putney
Crew changeover point Putney Church
From July 2017 the Duty Schedule is joint with Route 424

PL Plough Lane
Crew changeover point Putney Church

AL Merton
Crew changeover point Putney Church

 

485 times live stands Tender Specs 485 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Thursday, 20.07.17