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Route History

Fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
11.01.50
K
5STL
5STL
5STL


RICHMOND Raleigh Road -
Petersham - Ham Common - Lock Road - Tudor Drive - Kings Road - KINGSTON Bus Station
New Route serving new roads in Ham

27.06.51
AB
8RT
4RT
--
 
M
--
--
13RT
 
R
--
4RTL
--


KINGSTON -
Kings Road - Park Road - Tudor Drive - Ham Estate - Petersham - Richmond - Lower Richmond Road - Chiswick Bridge - Chiswick Lane - Chiswick High Road - HAMMERSMITH Brook Green Hotel 
Daily extended from Richmond to Hammersmith replacing part 111. Allocation changes as above.

19.05.54
AB
8RT
--
--
 
M
--
5RT
14RT
 
R
--
7RTL
--

Saturday AB allocation transferred to M

30.04.58
AB
8RT
--
--
 
M
--
5RTL
13RTL
 
R
--
5RTL
--


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26.11.58
AB
8RT
--
--
 
R
--
10RTL
--


KINGSTON - HAMMERSMITH Brook Green Hotel
(Monday-Saturday)
Sunday Route withdrawn. Partly replaced by new 90C Hammersmith & Staines

13.05.59
AB
8RT
--
--
 
K
--
5RT
--
 
R
--
10RTL
--


SUNBURY STATION
(Saturdays) - Sunbury Village - Harfield Road - Hampton Station - Hampton Court - KINGSTON (Monday-Friday) - HAMMERSMITH (Monday-Saturday)
Saturday extended from Kingston to Sunbury replacing 216 short workings.

20.07.60
AB
10RT
9RT
--
 
R
--
8RTL
--


SUNBURY STATION
(Saturdays) - KINGSTON (Monday-Friday) Tudor Estate - Ham Estate - Petersham - Richmond - Chiswick Bridge - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - White City - Ducane Road - EAST ACTON Erconwald Street (Monday-Saturday)
Extended from Hammersmith to East Acton providing a new MS connection from Hammersmith to Hammersmith Hospital - The Sun connection already provided by 72A
This was also part of the trolleybus program part replacement for 628 - 630 between Hammersmith and DuCane Road
K allocation withdrawn.
Saturday AB introduced

01.07.64
AB
9RT
7RT
--


KINGSTON - EAST ACTON
(Monday-Saturday)
Saturday extension from Kingston to Sunbury withdrawn.
R allocation withdrawn.

71 map

Extracted from July 1964 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

23.01.66
AB
7RT
6RT
--


KINGSTON - HAMMERSMITH Brook Green Hotel
(Monday-Saturday)
Withdrawn between Hammersmith & East Acton.
Replaced by re-routing 72 at White City via Ducane Road instead of Westway

11.11.67
AB
5RT
4RT
--


RICHMOND Dee Road
- Petersham - Sandy Lane - Broughton Avenue - Tudor Drive - Park Road - Kings Road - KINGSTON (Monday-Saturday)
Replaced between Richmond & Hammersmith by new Monday-Saturday working on Route 90C AND RE-ROUTED in Ham

RT1654

RT1654 Sandy  Lane - Petersham

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30.11.68
K
15RT
10RT
3RT


RICHMOND Dee Road
(Monday-Saturday) - Petersham - Ham Estate - Tudor Estate - KINGSTON (Suns) Villiers Road - Surbiton - Hook - Chessington - Malden Rushett LEATHERHEAD LT Garage 
Daily extended from Kingston to Leatherhead replacing Monday-Friday 65 and Saturday/Sunday 65A between Hook & Leatherhead..
AB allocation replaced by K.

02.01.71
K
15RT
10RT
4RF


Sunday converted to RF OPO operation.

RF459

RF459

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11.03.72
K
14RT
8RT
3RF


LEATHERHEAD - RICHMOND
Sunday extended from Kingston to Richmond.

23.03.74
K
14RT
8RT
3RF


Monday-Friday peak hour shorts in Ham to operate in a loop via Lock Road.

01.05.77
K61+
14RT
8RT
3BL


Sunday re-routed in Ham via Riverside Drive.
Sunday RF operation converted to BL.

04.03.78
K61+
14RM
8RM
3BL


Monday-Saturday operation converted from RT to RM.

31.03.79
K61+
9RM
7RM
--


RICHMOND - SURBITON STATION
(Monday-Saturday)
Monday-Friday peak hour Richmond to Ham shorts withdrawn
Replaced between Surbiton and Leatherhead by new 265 OPO Route.

05.05.79
K61+
5RM
5RM
--


SURBITON STATION - PETERSHAM Fox & Duck
(Monday-Saturday)
Route curtailed at Petersham due to Road subsidence.

05.09.80
K61+
5RM
5RM
--


SURBITON STATION - RICHMOND
(Monday-Saturday)
 
Route reinstated to Richmond with the reopening of Road.

27.09.80
K61+
12RM
8RM
2BL


CHESSINGTON Fox & Hounds
(Monday-Friday school journeys) - CHESSINGTON ZOO - Hook - Surbiton - Kingston - Ham Estate - Petersham - (Richmond Hill Monday-Saturday) RICHMOND Dee Road 
Route extended daily from Surbiton to Chessington replacing part 265

04.09.82
K61+
11RM
7RM
--
 
NB161+
--
--
2LS


Sunday re-routed in Ham via Monday-Saturday routing
Sunday K allocation transferred to NB.

14.01.84
NB161+
11RM
8RM
2M


Sunday re-routed southbound at Kingston via Park Road and London Road instead of Kings Road and Richmond Road.
K allocation withdrawn.

RM1971

RM1971 seen in Kings Road before route was diverted via Norbiton

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03.08.85
NB161+
13M
8M
2M


Re-routed northbound via Norbiton and Park Road instead of Kings Road.
Route converted to OPO operation.

07.02.87
NB161+
20M
18M
2M


CHESSINGTON Fox & Hounds
(Monday-Friday peaks) - CHESSINGTON ZOO (Monday-Saturday) - KINGSTON (Suns) - RICHMOND
Re-routed at Hook via Copt Gilders Estate instead of direct via Leatherhead Road.
Replaced withdrawn 65 Kingston to Chessington section Monday-Saturday.

27.06.87
NB21+
20M
17M
7M


CHESSINGTON Fox & Hounds
(Monday-Friday peaks) - CHESSINGTON ZOO - RICHMOND
Sunday extended from Kingston to Chessington replacing withdrawn 65

29.09.90
NB21+
11M
9M
5M


KINGSTON - CHESSINGTON World Of Adventures 
Richmond to Kingston section covered by new 371 Richmond to Kingston.
Kingston terminal became Clarence Street Bus Stn on Mon-Sat - & Cromwell Road on Mon-Sat eves and Sunday

07.09.91
FW81+
12M
10M
5M


Norbiton Garage closed - allocation transferred to Fulwell - although garage journeys are run out of Route.

01.11.91
FW81+
13M
10M
8M


Kingston terminal became Cattle Market aka Fairfield Bus Stn
The duty schedule also included Route 281 from this date

28.08.93
FW81+
11M
11M
8M


Re-routed at Kingston via Penrhyn Road instead of Villiers Road - withdrawn section replaced by Route K4.

M924 Eden Street

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15.07.95
FW81+
10M
11M
7M


Kingston terminal became Cromwell Road Bus Stn

71map
Scanned from leaflet dated 4.9.99
29.06.02
FW31+
12TA
14TA
7TA


Converted to low floor double deck

TA335

TA335 is turning into Surbiton Crescent

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04.07.09
FW31+
12SP
13SP
9SP


Contract renewed and with new buses.

SP88

SP88 seen in Claremont Road, Surbiton

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Operating Garages

R Riverside
Changeover point was Hammersmith

M Mortlake
Changeover point was Hammersmith ?

AB Twickenham
Changeover point was Richmond Station

FW Fulwell
Changeover point Kingston Cromwell Road Bus Station

K Kingston
Changeover point was Bus Station

NB Norbiton
Changeover point was Gordon Road

Current stands and turning points

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Date of edit 11.04.14