Route History

Route 1 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
28.09.60
V131+
2RT
--
2RT

LIVERPOOL STREET - TURNHAM GREEN ( except Saturday night )
Route previously numbered 297

1961 times
01.07.64
V131+
3RT
--
3RT

Meal relief point changed from Riverside Garage to Liverpool Street
Frequency increase - one bus added to allocation.

1954 times
31.12.66
V131+
3RT
--
3RT

Rerouted between South Kensington and Fulham via Cromwell Road and Earls Court Road instead of direct via Fulham Road - see exact routeing below

1967 times
24.01.70
V131+
3RM
--
3RM

Converted to Routemaster operation - made possible by Route 117 Mon-Fri introduction with RM type

19.09.75
V41+
3DMS
--
3DMS

Converted to OPO

1975 TIMES
It is clear here that the journeys arriving at Liverpool Street 0210 - 0243 and 0313 would stop for meal break
28.01.78
V41+
8DMS
8DMS
8DMS

HEATHROW CENTRAL - LIVERPOOL STREET ( nightly )
Saturday night introduction
Extended from Turnham Green to Heathrow via 237 - 81 and 140

N97 1978 times
The journeys terminating at Terminal 2 were meal relief journeys
18.12.79
V41+
8M
8M
8M

Converted to Metrobus type

10.05.80
V41+
9M
9M
9M

Turnham Green (V) closure - allocation moved to Stamford Brook (V)

13.04.84
V51+
5M
5M
5M

Frequency reduced

26.04.85
V51+
7M
7M
7M

Rerouted between Earls Court and Hammersmith via Old Brompton Road and Lillie Road instead of Fulham Road - and Dawes Road

11.07.87
V51+
7M
7M
7M

HEATHROW - TRAFALGAR SQUARE then VICTORIA  or LIVERPOOL STREET
Journeys bifurcated at Trafalgar Square to Victoria ( an extra meal relief point )

23.04.88
V51+
7M
7M
7M
 
S161+
--
1M
--

Fri/Sat night Shepherds Bush (S) allocation introduced

06.01.90
AV51+
3M
6M
3M
 
S161+
3M
6M
3M

Stamford Brook (V) withdrawn
Shepherds Bush (S) and Hounslow (AV) nightly allocation introduced

18.07.92
AV51+
3M
5M
3M
 
S161+
3M
5M
3M

HEATHROW - VICTORIA
Withdrawn between Trafalgar Square and Liverpool Street

25.02.94
AV31+
5M
8M
5M

HEATHROW or SUNBURY VILLAGE - TRAFALGAR SQUARE
Withdrawn between Trafalgar Square and Victoria

Bifurcation introduced to run via withdrawn Route N67 from Hounslow to Sunbury
Shepherds Bush (S) withdrawn

30.08.96
AV31+
5M
14M
5M

HEATHROW - TRAFALGAR SQUARE
Withdrawn between Hounslow and Sunbury Village without replacement

05.03.99
AV31+
5M
13M
5M
 
S405
--
1M
--

Fri/Sat night Shepherds Bush (S) reintroduced

N97 map

28.09.01
AV31+
7VA
10VA
7VA
 
S431+
--
3VA
--

HAMMERSMITH - TRAFALGAR SQUARE
Withdrawn between Heathrow and Hammersmith - this section replaced by Revised N9

27.06.03
AV31+
2VA
4VA
2VA
 
S421+
4VA
7VA
4VA

Nightly allocation now at Shepherds Bush (S)

23.01.04
S421+
6VA
10VA
6VA

Hounslow (AV) withdrawn

03.09.04
AV31+
6VA
9VA
6VA
 
S421+
--
2VA
--

Nightly allocation reintroduced at Hounslow (AV)
Shepherds Bush (S) reduced to Fri/Sat only

11.11.05
S421+
4VA
9VA
4VA

Hounslow (AV) withdrawn
Shepherds Bush (S) now nightly

2012 map
Taken from 2012 Night Bus Map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
29.03.14
S421+
4SP
9SP
4SP

Type change

sp119

SP119 Hammersmith

London Bus Routes by Adam

05.03.16
AS
4WN
9WN
4WN
LOGO CONTRACT REASSIGNED

27 times

V Turnham Green
Meal reliefs taken at Riverside Garage
1964 at Liverpool Street
1978 Heathrow

V Stamford Brook
Meal reliefs taken at Liverpool St - Victoria or Heathrow

S Shepherds Bush
Meal reliefs taken at Victoria or Heathrow

AV Hounslow
Meal reliefs taken at AV Garage - Victoria - Heathrow

AS Atlas Road
Meal reliefs taken at Hammersmith
Most duties start as Route 328

Tender specs including stands and turning points