Route History

Route 490 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
23.08.97
LB
8sd
7sd
3sd
LOGO NEW ROUTE

HATTON CROSS STATION - Faggs Road - Feltham Station - Hanworth - Staines Road - Twickenham - Richmond - RICHMOND Dee Road
New Route which replaced Route 90 between Feltham and Richmond

640

640 Kew Road - Richmond

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First London download

28.04.01
TF101+
8excel
7excel
3excel
tgm Contract reassigned

30.06.01
TF101+
10excel
9excel
3excel

HATTON CROSS STATION - Faggs Road - Feltham Station - Hanworth - Staines Road - Twickenham - Richmond - RICHMOND Manor Circus
Richmond terminal moved to Manor Circus

922

922 Manor Circus stand

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24.08.02
TF101+
10LF
9LF
6LF

Excels replaced by low floor Darts.

03.09.05
TF101+
10LF
9LF
6LF
logo Telling Golden Miller replaced by
Travel London (National Express)

443

443 Staines Road - Twickenham

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22.03.08
TF501+
14LF
13LF
7LF

RICHMOND Manor Circus - Richmond - Twickenham - Staines Road - Hanworth - Feltham Station - Hatton Cross - Southern Perimeter Road - Terminal 4 - Cargo Area - Southern & Western Perimeter Roads - HEATHROW TERMINAL 5
Extended from Hatton Cross to Terminal 5 although the route was curtailed at the Cargo Area between 22-03 and 26-03 until the Terminal was officially opened to the public on Thursday 27th.

8456

8456 Southern Perimeter Road

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21.05.09
TF501+
14LF
13LF
7LF
logo Contract novated to
Abellio

27.06.09
TF501+
13DPM
13DPM
7DPM

RICHMOND Pools on the Park - Richmond - Twickenham - Staines Road - Hanworth - Feltham Station - Hatton Cross - Southern Perimeter Road - Terminal 4 - Cargo Area - Southern & Western Perimeter Roads - HEATHROW TERMINAL 5
Diverted at Richmond to Pools on the Park instead of Manor Circus

8447

8447 seen at the crew changeover point Staines Road showing the new destination

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25.08.12
TF501+
14SE
13SE
7SE

Contract renewal

8533

Enviro Dart 8533 Hatton Cross

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01.05.14
TF501+
14SE
13SE
7SE

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

490 times

Operating Garages

LBL Southall
Crew Changeover point not known but probably Hatton Cross

TF Fulwell
Crew Changeover point Staines Road / Sixth Cross Road

Stands and turning points