Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
24.01.04
UX
10DMC
9DMC
5DMC
New contract


UXBRIDGE STATION - Bakers Road - Belmont Road - High Street - Harefield Road - Oxford Road - Park Road - Cross Street - Margaret Square - Cowley Road - Cowley High Street - Station Road - Church Road - Pield Heath Road - Hillingdon Hospital - Pield Heath Road - Colham Green Road - West Drayton Road - Falling Lane - Yiewsley High Street - double run via Station Approach to West Drayton Station - Station Road - Porters Way - Mulberry Parade - Lavender Rise - Stockley Road - double run via Horton Road to Iron Bridge Road roundabout - Bennets Field Road - Stockley Park - Roundwood Avenue - Furzeground Way - Bolingbroke Way - Dawley Road - Botwell Common Road - Botwell Lane - Coldharbour Lane - Pump Lane - Crown Close - Station Road - HAYES & HARLINGTON STATION
New route replacing Route U1

DMC41509

DMC41509 West Drayton Station

This image available on the
First London download

01.05.10
UX
11DMLe
9DMLe
5DMLe

Contract renewal

44149

DML44149 Belmont Road - Uxbridge

This image available on the
First London download

22.06.13
UX
11DE
9DE
5DE
logo Contract novated to Metroline West

2014 map

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

DE1816

DE1816 Belmont Road - Uxbridge

This image is available on the Metroline download

05.09.15
UX
11DE
9DE
5DE

UXBRIDGE  -  HAYES Asda
Extended from Hayes & Harlington Station to new Asda store on the former site of Westland/Fairey Aircraft factory

VW1561

VW1561 is an unusual shot of a double decker on Route U5 seen at Fairey Corner - Hayes

© Anthony Moore

20.08.16
HS301+
11DE
11DE
7DE

Allocation moved to Hayes (HS)

29.04.17
TF251+
11E
11E
7E
logo Contract reassigned, operated by
Twickenham (TF)

UXBRIDGE  -  HAYES Clarendon Road
Diverted at Stocley Park to run via Dawley Road, North Hyde Road, Hayes Station to Clarendon Road, the existing route being replaced by   Revised 350
Contract reassigned
Converted to double deck operation

8744

When Abellio first took the route not all of the new buses had arrived therefore they adopted anything will do policy as can be seen here by  Caetano Nimbus 8744 complete with home made blind seen at Hillingdon Hospital

© Anthony Moore

2017 map of U5
Taken from Greater London Bus Map 36, July 2017
Drawn by © Mike Harris
Click map to enlarge
05.08.17
WS251+
11E
10E
6E

Allocation moved from Fulwell (TF) to Hayes ( WS )

2576

2576 is seen adjacent to Uxbridge Garage in Bakers Road

© Anthony Moore


Garages

UX Uxbridge
Changeover point at Uxbridge Garage

HS Hayes
Changeover point at Uxbridge Garage

WS Hayes
Changeover point at Clarendon Road stand

 

Current times for Route 453 live 453 stands Tender Specs  

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Wednesday, 16.08.17