Route History

 

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
AB
11NS
11NS
--
 
J
11NS
10NS
11ST
 
R
--
--
11LT

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - Highgate Stn - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - Kentish Town - Camden Town - Hampstead Road - Warren Street Station - Baker Street Station - Marylebone - Paddington - Notting Hill Gate - Kensington - Hammersmith - Turnham Green - Kew Bridge - Richmond - Twickenham - Waldegrave Road - TEDDINGTON STATION
This route was numbered 127 prior to this date

17.04.35
AB
11NS
11NS
--
 
J
11NS
10NS
--
 
R
--
--
8LT
 
X
--
--
16ST

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - Bushey Park - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday Holloway (J) withdrawn
Sunday Middle Row (X) introduced

05.06.35
AB
11NS
12NS
--
 
CF
-
--
7STL
 
J
12NS
10NS
--
 
R
--
--
8LT
 
X
--
--
30ST

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat am) - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk ( Mon-Sat pm / Suns )
Mon-Sat pm extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday Chalk Farm (CF) introduced

02.10.35
AB
11NS
11NS
--
 
J
11NS
10NS
10ST
 
R
--
--
12LT

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - TEDDINGTON STATION
Suspended between Teddington and Hampton Court for winter months
CF and X withdrawn

08.04.36
AB
11NS
11NS
--
 
J
11NS
10NS
--
 
R
--
--
8LT
 
X
--
--
16ST

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - Bushey Park - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday Holloway (J) withdrawn
Sunday Middle Row (X) introduced

27.05.36
AB
13NS
23NS
--
 
CF
-
--
7STL
 
J
11ST
--
--
 
R
--
--
8LT
 
X
--
--
30ST

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk
Mon-Sat extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday Chalk Farm (CF) introduced
Saturday Holloway (J) withdrawn - compensated by increase at Twickenham (AB)

07.10.36
AB
13NS
23NS
--
 
J
--
--
22LT
 
V
11ST
--
--

MUSWELL HILL BROADWAY ( Suns ) - ARCHWAY STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Suns ) - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court
Mon-Fri Holloway (J) withdrawn but introduced on Sundays
Mon-Fri Turnham Green (V) introduced

24.03.37
AB
34STL+
35STL
--
    1STL/37    
 
J
25STL
22STL+
--
 
R
--
--
14LT
 
X
--
--
7ST

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - HAMPTON COURT Vrow Walk ( Suns )
Withdrawn between Archway and Muswell Hill
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

Mon-Sat Holloway (J) reintroduced but Sunday withdrawn
Sunday Middle Row (X)and Riverside (R) reintroduced

Route 27 was withdrawn Mon-Sat hence the increased allocation

06.10.37
AB
34STL+
33STL+
9STL
    1STL/37 1STL/90  
 
J
23STL
16STL
6ST+
10STL
     
1ST/58
--

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION
Sunday withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court
Sunday only R and X withdrawn

Sunday  AB and J reintroduced

13.04.38
AB
35STL
33STL+
11STL
      1STL/90  
 
J
23STL
22STL+
10ST
      1STL/58  

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

04.05.38
AB
35STL
33STL+
11STL
      1STL/90  
 
J
23STL
22STL+
10STL
      1STL/58  
  X -- --
21ST

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm / Suns )
Sat pm extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday only Middle Row (X) introduced

12.10.38
AB
35STL
33STL+
9STL
      1STL/90  
 
J
23STL
22STL+
10STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Suspended for winter months between Teddington and Hampton Court
Sunday only X withdrawn

05.04.39
AB
35STL
33STL+
11STL
      1STL/90  
 
J
23STL
22STL+
10STL
      1STL/58  

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

03.05.39
AB
35STL
34STL
11STL
 
CF
--
--
11STL
 
J
23STL
22STL+
10STL
      1STL/58  
  X -- --
10ST

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm / Suns )
Sat pm extended from Teddington to Hampton Court
Sunday only Chalk Farm (CF) Middle Row (X) introduced

15.11.39
AB
13STL
14STL
6STL
 
J
20STL
20STL
13STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Suspended for winter months between Teddington and Hampton Court
Sunday only Chalk Farm (CF) Middle Row (X) withdrawn

20.03.40
AB
25STL
22STL
16STL
 
J
20STL
20STL
8ST
26STL

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

15.05.40
AB
23STL
17STL
16STL
 
J
22STL
37STL
26STL

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm / Suns )
Sat pm extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

20.11.40
AB
23STL
19STL
8STL
 
J
22STL
31STL
5STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court

02.04.41
AB
21STL
2PROV
19STL
12STL
 
J
22STL
37STL
26STL

ARCHWAY STATION - TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - HAMPTON COURT ( Sat pm / Suns )
Sat pm extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

29.10.41
AB
17STL+
17STL
8STL
    1STL/90A    
 
J
26STL
33STL
5STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court

25.03.42
AB
17STL+
17STL
11STL
    1STL/90A    
 
J
26STL
33STL
16STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - HAMPTON COURT ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Teddington to Hampton Court

08.04.42
AB
17STL
17STL
10STL
 
J
26STL
33STL
16STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Withdrawn between Teddington and Hampton Court

19.04.44
AB
17STL
14STL
18STL
 
J
24STL
26STL
17STL
 
M
--
9ST
4ST

Sat and Sun Mortlake (M) introduced

25.10.44
AB
16STL
14STL
5STL
 
J
25STL
28STL
10STL
 
M
--
3ST
--

Sunday Mortlake (M) withdrawn

02.05.45
AB
17STL
14STL
8STL
 
J
24STL
26STL
17STL
 
M
--
9ST
8ST

Sunday Mortlake (M) reinstated

24.06.45
AB
17STL
14STL
18STL
 
J
24STL
26STL
17STL
 
M
--
9ST
--

Sunday Mortlake (M) withdrawn

22.05.46
AB
16STL
@16STL
--
 
J
34STL
@37STL
--
 
M
--
8ST
--

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service extended frpm Teddington to Hampton Court and renumbered 27B
@ joint with 27B

09.10.46
AB
16STL
14STL
10STL
 
J
33STL
37STL
28STL
 
M
--
9ST
--

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Sunday reintroduced to compensate for 27B withdrawl

30.04.47
AB
16STL
@16STL
--
 
J
34STL
@37STL
--

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service replaced by Route 27B
Saturday only Mortlake (M) withdrawn
@ joint with 27B

12.11.47
AB
17STL
17STL
10STL
 
J
33STL
34STL
27STL

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Sunday reintroduced to compensate for 27B withdrawl

05.05.48
AB
16STL
@18STL
@10STL
 
J
34STL
@37STL
@31STL
 
R
--
--
8LT

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Revised so that only journeys beyond Teddington were numbered 27B
Sunday only Riverside (R) introduced
@ joint with 27B

20.10.48
AB
17STL
17STL
10STL+
        1STL/27
 
J
33STL
34STL
27STL

Sunday only Riverside (R) withdrawn

13.04.49
AB
17STL
17STL
@16STL
 
J
33STL
34STL
@25STL
 
R
--
7RTL
--

ARCHWAY STATION- TEDDINGTON STATION
Saturday only Riverside (R) introduced with RTL type
@ joint with 27B

26.10.49
AB
17STL
17STL
10STL
 
J
33STL
34STL
15STL
 
R
--
7RTL
--

27B suspended for winter months thus joint allocation withdrawn

03.05.50
AB
17STL
17STL
--
 
J
33STL
37STL
5RT
@26STL
9RT
 
R
6RTL
7RTL
@18RTL


Sunday AB allocation withdrawn but daily R introduced instead of Saturday only.

@ joint with 27B

11.10.50
AB
11RT
15RT
--
 
J
33RT
36RT
18RT
 
R
6RTL
7RTL
9RTL

STL type withdrawn.

14.05.52
AB
11RT
15RT
--
 
CF
--
--
22RTL
 
J
33RT
36RT
18RT
 
R
6RTL
7RTL
9RTL

Sunday Chalk Farm allocation introduced. - note all Sunday allocations were joint with Route 27B.

1952
 
22.10.52
AB
--
--
11RT
 
J
--
--
16RT

HIGHGATE Archway Station - Twickenham - Whitton - HOUNSLOW GARAGE  (Suns only)
Mon-Sat Route renumbered 27 and Sunday Route diverted at Twickenham to Hounslow via withdrawn Route 27

06.05.53
AB
--
--
10RT
 
J
--
--
31RT
 
R
--
--
6RTL

Riverside allocation re-introduced.

07.10.53
AB
--
--
11RT
 
J
--
--
16RT

Riverside allocation withdrawn for winter

19.05.54
AB
--
--
10RT
 
J
--
--
31RT
 
R
--
--
6RTL

Riverside allocation re-introduced for summer season

06.10.54
AB
--
--
11RT
 
J
--
--
16RT

Riverside allocation withdrawn.

04.05.55
AB
--
--
10RT
 
J
--
--
31RT

This pattern continued until 01.10.58 when the route was withdrawn - the Hounslow leg replaced by extending Route 73 on this day from Richmond to Hounslow.

30.04.58
AB
--
--
10RT
 
J
--
--
31RT
1958 times
The above timetable has been extracted from the 1958 Red Book which is available for sale
This book shows all the first and last times of Central Buses - Trolleybuses and Green Line ( full timetables ) current at 30th April 1958 prior to the heavy cuts in November 1958


kingston 1950
kingston 1955
The 27A is featured in both of these timetables
Kingston January 1950
Kingston November 1955

Operating Garages

J Holloway
Garage journeys via Holloway Road.
Changeover point Archway stand

CF Chalk Farm
Garage journeys leave line of route at Camden Town and observe Route 24 stops

X Middle Row
Changeover point not known

R Riverside
Garage journeys cease work at Met Station or Butterwick.

M Mortlake
Changeover point not known but probably Hammersmith

V Turnham Green
Crew changeover point at Turnham Green

AB Twickenham
Garage journeys cease work at Cambridge Road