Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.05.89
UX
5MA
4MA
--
cw logo New midibus route operated by Centre West (UX)

UXBRIDGE STATION - Hillingdon Road - The Greenway - Cleveland Road - Church Road - Pield Heath Road - Colham Green Road - Violet Avenue - Apple Tree Avenue - Falling Lane - Yiewsley High Street - West Drayton Station - then a one way loop  via Church Road - The Green - Mill Road - Wise Lane - Rowan Road - Laurel Lane - Harmondsworth Road - Sipson Road - Church Road and Swan Road

MA86

MA86 Bakers Road - Uxbridge

This image available on the
Single Deck download

22.05.93
UX
7MA+
5MA
MA
    1MA/U1    

UXBRIDGE STATION - West Drayton - Wise Lane - Harmondsworth - Bath Road - HEATHROW CENTRAL ( Daily )
Extended from Wise Lane to Heathrow via withdrawn Route 223
Sunday service introduced jointly operated with Routes U4/U5

1993 allocation
 
02.05.98
CS
7EXL
7EXL
3EXL
capital logo New contract commenced with Capital Logistics using Optare Excels from depot at West Drayton
1998 allocation
 

08.01.00
WD
7EXL
7EXL
3EXL
TGM logo Contract novated to TGM - no operational changes
Capital

Optare Excel at Uxbridge

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

29.04.00
TF43+
7EXL
7EXL
3EXL
TGM logo Allocation moved from West Drayton to Fulwell (TF)
2000 allocation
 
28.04.01
UX
7DML
7DML
3DML
first ux logo Contract reassigned to First Centre West  (UX)

dml41239

DML41239 seen in Uxbridge

© Ian Armstrong


03.05.03
UX
10DHL
9DHL
6DHL
f logo Contract renewal with Increased frequencies

03.05.08
UX
11DMC
9DMC
6DMC
f logo Contract extended for two years
DMC41509

DMC41509 Heathrow Bus Station

This image available on the
First London download

01.05.10
UX
10DMC
1TN
9DMC
6DMC
logo Contract renewal
TN33330

TN33330 Heathrow

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First London download

22.06.13
UX
10DC
1TP
10DC
6DC
logo Contract novated to Metroline West
DC1548 vp608

DC1548 Belmont Road

This image is available on the Metroline download

VP608 seen at Heathrow Bus Station
Click image to enlarge

© Anthony Moore

U3

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

20.08.16
UX
10DEL
1VP
10DEL
6DEL

Revised timetable, new buses introduced

del2162

DEL2162 has just left the alighting stop for Heathrow, and making its way to the stand before another trip to Uxbridge

© Ian Armstrong

29.04.17
UX
10DEL
1VP
10DEL
6DEL

Contract renewal

Garages

UX Uxbridge
Changeover point Uxbridge Garage

CS West Drayton
Changeover point not known

TF Fulwell
Changeover point not known

Current times for Route U3 live U3 stands   341 fares

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Wednesday, 26.04.17