Route History

Route 1 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.11.68
HL
8MBS
6MBS
4MBS
 
V
11MBS
11MBS
5MBS


GREENFORD Red Lion - Ruislip Road East - Greenford Avenue - Hanwell - West Ealing - Northfields Station - Popes Lane - Acton Town - Acton - The Avenue - Turnham Green Station - Turnham Green - Sutton Court Road - Burlington Lane - CHISWICK Edensor Road
NEW FLAT FARE ROUTE part replacing route 55

1968 ENTRY
This entry is part of the September 1968 allocation book which is available for sale
31.05.69
HL
9MBS
6MBS
4MBS
 
V
11MBS
12MBS
5MBS

GREENFORD Red Lion - Turnham Green - Sutton Court Road and then Grove Park Hotel (Mon-Fri midday journeys) or Edensor Road
Mon-Fri Journeys to Grove Park introduced.

16.11.75
HL
11SMS
9SMS
3SMS
 
V
11SMS
9SMS
6SMS

Converted from MBS to SMS

SMS648

 

 

SMS648 is commecing a short working to Northfields Station - a turn which is no longer available

This Nostalgia 2 download shows images of buses before the low floor period

 

 

17.09.78
HL91+
11LS
11LS
3LS
 
V71+
11LS
10LS
6LS

Converted from SMS to Leyland National.

LS235

 

LS235 seen in Acton

This is one of 1500 images available on the Single Deck download

 

31.03.79
HL91+
11LS
10LS
3LS
 
V71+
7LS
7LS
6LS

GREENFORD Red Lion - Turnham Green - Sutton Court Road and then Grove Park Hotel (MS daytime) or Edensor Road
Saturday journeys to Grove Park introduced.

17.01.81
HL91+
10M
10M
3M
 
V71+
7LS
7LS
6LS

Hanwell (HL) allocation converted to double deck operation (Metrobus)

30.04.81
HL91+
10M
10M
3M
 
V71+
7M
7M
6M

Stamford Brook (V) allocation converted to double deck operation (Metrobus) thus whole route now dd.

25.06.83
HL91+
13M+2-E2
18M
6M

Stamford Brook (V) allocation withdrawn.

02.06.84
HL91+
12M+2-E2
16M
6M

GREENFORD Red Lion- CHISWICK Edensor Road
Grove Park journeys withdrawn - replaced by new Route E4

07.09.85
HL91+
12M+2-E2
16M
6M

GREENFORD Red Lion- CHISWICK Edensor Road
Reouted at Chiswick between Burlington Lane and Chertsey Road via Stavely Road and Alexandra Avenue

26.05.90
AT
20RW
19RW
--
 
HL
--
--
7M

Mon-Sat service converted to midibus and allocation transferred to Acton (AT)

21.07.90
AT
20RW
19RW
--
 
HL
--
--
7RW

Sunday service converted to midibus but stayed at Hanwell (HL)

RW86

 

RW86 seen at the Red Lion stand

This is one of 1500 images available on the Single Deck download

 

30.11.91
AT
20RW
19RW
--
 
HL
--
--
RW

Sunday service joint with Route E1

06.03.93
G
20RW
19RW
--
 
HL
--
--
RW

MS reallocated to Greenford (G)

28.03.93
G
20RW
20RW
RW

Sunday reallocated to Greenford (G)

10.01.94
AT
1M
--
--
 
G
20RW
20RW
RW

1 double deck allocated Mon-Fri from Acton (AT

24.05.97
G
20DM
20DM
7DM

Start of new contract with new Marshall Darts - Acton double deck working withdrawn.

dm140

 

 

DM140 Greenford stand

This image is one of 1430 which is available with the First Buses download

 

25.05.02
G
27TN
25TN
10TN
logo Start of renewed contract - gradually converted to double deck operation.
TN1165

TN1165 Greenford Broadway

This image is one of 1430 which is available with the First Buses download

30.05.09
G
26DN
24DN
15DN

Contract renewal with new buses

pair of DN type DN33581 & 33591 in Windmill Lane

This image is one of 1430 which is available with the First Buses download

 

22.06.13
G301+
26TE
24TE
15TE
LOGO Contract novated from First to Metroline West
TE1750
TE1750 Chiswick High Road at Turnham Green
© Lawrence Living

31.05.14
V451+
26SP
24SP
15SP
LOGO CONTRACT REASSIGNED

Start of new contract with London United - Route 391 transferred to Fulwell (FW) to make room

SP143

 

SP143 Acton High Street

This image is one of over 1300 available with the Transdev download

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

Current times for Route E3

Operating Garages

G Greenford
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

HL Hanwell
Crew Changeover point Church Road

AT Acton
Crew Changeover point Acton ?

V Turnham Green
Crew Changeover point Crown & Anchor
From 2014 Chiswick Police Station although some crews seem to have a private arrangement and change over in Turnham Green Terrace

Current stands and turning points