Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.06.87
K
6MR
6MR
--
westlink logo New Service

SURBITON STATION - Victoria Road - Upper Brighton Road - Hook Road - Ace of Spades roundabout - Thornhill Road - Red Lion Road - Tolworth - Barnsbury Lane - ( return via Vincent Avenue - Tolworth Rise South - Warren Drive South - Knollmead - Southwood Drive - Tolworth Rise South - Manor Drive North - Sheephouse Way - South Lane - Amberwood Rise - Malden Road - NEW MALDEN Police Station ( Mon-Sat )
New Midibus Route operated by Westlink from Kingston Garage - replaced Route 152 between Surbiton and Tolworth and then served new Roads

mr6

MR6 seen here at New Station - the driver should be going to Brighton as he is dressed in white T shirt and white jeans - very relaxed

This image available on the
Single Deck download

28.08.93
K
8MR
7MR
1MR

NEW MALDEN Police Station (Mon-Sat) - SURBITON STATION (Mon-Sat) - Claremont Road - Maple Road - Lingfield Avenue - Villiers Road - KINGSTON (Suns)
Sunday section added between Kingston & Surbiton replacing lost section of Route 71

09.03.96
K
8MR
7MR
1MR

Rerouted between Malden Road and Sheephouse Way via Amberwood Rise and South Lane

29.06.96
FW231+
8DR
7DR
3DR
lu logo Operation transferred from
Westlink (K) to London United (FW)
 and converted from MR to DR

KINGSTON - NEW MALDEN STATION ( daily )
There had been a spur working from Thornhill Road to Ace of Spades roundabout and back - this was withdrawn apart from a SDO journey in each peak from the New Malden direction to serve Southborough School
Extended from Police Station to Station in New Malden

Sunday service introduced over the whole route
Converted from MR to DR

06.09.99
FW231+
8DR
7DR
3DR

Converted from DT to DR

DR4

DR4 Brook Street - Kingston

This image available on the
Single Deck download

30.06.01
FW231+
8DR
7DR
--
 
K231+
-
--
3DR

Contract renewal -
Sunday allocation transferred to Kingston (K)

K1
 
03.11.01
TV231+
9DPK
9DPK
3DPK

Kingston (K) closed but both K and FW allocations moved to new Tolworth (TV) garage

DPK611

DPK611 in Wheatfield Way Kingston - seen in 2002 ( LU livery )

This image available on the
Transdev download

28.06.08
TV231+
9SDE
8SDE
5SDE
logo Contract renewal

sde4

SDE4 New Malden stand

This image available on the
Transdev download

29.06.13
TF61+
9sd
8sd
6sd
abellio logo Contract reassigned

KINGSTON  -  NEW MALDEN
New contract with Abellio

11.03.17
BC261+
12sd
11sd
7sd

Allocation moved from Fulwell (TF) to Beddington Cross (BC)

Operating Garages

FW Fulwell
Crew Changeover point at Kingston

K Kingston
Crew Changeover point at Kingston

TV Tolworth
Crew Changeover point at Tolworth Broadway ?

TF Fulwell
Crew Changeover point at Kingston Cromwell Road Bus Station

BC Beddington Cross
Crew Changeover point New Malden Station

 

K1 times K1 live K1 stands Tender Specs  

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Monday, 20.03.17