Route History


Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
08.06.91
FW171+
10DT
10DT
6DT
lu logo New contract

HAMPTON COURT - Hampton Church - Hampton Hill - Hampton Road - Teddington High Street -Waldegrave Road - Twickenham Junction - Richmond - RICHMOND Dee Road   
NEW ROUTE replaced Fulwell Garage to Hampton Court section of Route 267

DT76

DT76 seen on the Dee Road stand

This image available on the
Single Deck download

09.11.91
FW171+
7DT
7DT
6DT

HAMPTON COURT -RICHMOND Manor Circus
Richmond terminal changed to Manor Circus

09.05.92
FW171+
7DT
7DT
6DT

HAMPTON COURT - Hampton Church - Hampton Hill - Hampton Road - Teddington High Street -Ferry Road - Manor Road - Twickenham Road - Strawberry Vale - Twickenham Junction - Richmond - RICHMOND Manor Circus or Kew Road - Kew Gardens Road - KEW GARDENS STATION  ( Suns )
Sunday mid-day extended from Richmond to Kew Gardens Stn via Kew Road
Diverted between Twickenham and Teddington via Strawberry Vale - Strawberry Vale to Ferry Road being hail and ride

30.06.96
FW171+
7DT
7DT
7M

HAMPTON COURT - Hampton Church - Hampton Hill - Hampton Road - Teddington High Street -Ferry Road - Manor Road - Twickenham Road - Strawberry Vale - Twickenham Junction - Richmond - RICHMOND Dee Road or Lower Mortlake Road - Sandycombe Road - KEW GARDENS STATION  ( Suns )
Sunday routeing diverted at Richmond via Lower Mortlake road instead of Kew Road and Summer Sunday only converted to double deck operation

03.10.99
FW171+
7DT
7DT
7DT

HAMPTON COURT - RICHMOND Manor Circus
Withdrawn between Richmond and Kew Gardens Station

24.06.00
TF61+
8sd
7sd
7sd
logo Contract reassigned

HAMPTON COURT - RICHMOND Manor Circus
New contract - now operated by Tellings Golden Miller from Twickenham Garage (TF)

Plaxton pointer Dart 10.1m Wakefield Road

This image is part of a download available on the Abellio download

26.04.03
TF61+
10sd
9sd
8sd

HAMPTON COURT - Hampton Church - Hampton Hill - Hampton Road - Teddington High Street -Ferry Road - Manor Road - Twickenham Road - Strawberry Vale - Twickenham Junction - Richmond - Lower Mortlake Road - Lower Richmond Road - Mortlake Road - Kew Meadow Path - Besant Drive - KEW RETAIL PARK
Daily extended from Richmond to Kew Retail Park

03.09.05
TF156+
10DP
9DP
8DP
logo Telling Golden Miller replaced by
Travel London (National Express)

DP407

DP407 Lower Mortlake Road

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21.05.09
TF626+
10DPM
9DPM
8DPM
logo Now under Abellio London ownership

8457

8457 Twickenham Junction

This image is part of a download available on the Abellio download

26.06.10
TF30+
10ESM
9ESM
8ESM

Contract renewal

8550

Enviro E200 Dart 8550
Richmond Station

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27.06.15
TF31+
10EM
9EM
9EM

Contract extended for two years

R68 MAP richmond detailed map 2014

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

24.06.17
TF31+
10EM
9EM
9EM

KEW RETAIL PARK  -  HAMPTON COURT STN
Contract renewal

Garages

FW Fulwell
Changeover point Hampton Hill

TF Twickenham
Changeover point NPL Hampton Road

Current times for Route r68 live stands Tender Specs r68 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Tuesday, 20.06.17