Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
23.08.69
AV141+
4MBS
3MBS
3MBS

HEATHROW AIRPORT CENTRAL - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION (non-stop) - HOUNSLOW BUS GARAGE ( garage journeys )
NEW FLAT FARE ROUTE

MBS549

MBS549 performs a garage journey

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09.09.72
AV141+
3SMS
4SMS
3SMS

SMS type introduced

SMS675 Hounslow West

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19.09.76
AV141+
4LS
5LS
3LS

Leyland Nationals introduced.

LS44

LS44 at Heathrow with a country cousin

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16.12.77
Last day of operation - no replacement necessary as the Piccadilly Line was now extended to Heathrow Central.

A1 map

Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

Operating Garages

AV Hounslow
Crew Changeover point at garage - buses running in service from Hounslow West