Route History

Fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
M
--
2LT+
--
      2LT/73  
 
V
13ST+
14ST
6ST
    1ST/49
1ST/97
   

CRANFORD Queen's Head - Bath Road -  Great West Road - Osterley - Chiswick - Oxford Road North - Wellesley Road - Turnham Green - Chiswick High Road - Hammersmith then either BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) or Fulham Palace Road - Dawes Road - Fulham Broadway - Harwood Road - New Kings Road - Wandsworth Bridge Road-
WANDSWORTH BRIDGE Tavern ( Mon-Sat )
Renumbered from 291

07.11.34
V
14ST+
15ST
6ST
    1ST/49
1ST/97
   


Saturday only Mortlake (M) allocation withdrawn

02.01.35
M
--
2LT+
--
      2LT/73  
 
V
14ST+
15ST
6ST
    1ST/49
1ST/97
   

 

Saturday only Mortlake (M) allocation reintroduced

02.10.35
M
--
2LT+
--
      2LT/73  
 
R
--
--
6LT
 
V
14ST+
15ST
--
    1ST/49
1ST/97
   


Sunday V allocation replaced by new Riverside (R)

27.05.36
R
--
--
6LT
 
V
14ST+
18ST
--
    1ST/49
3ST/97
   


Saturday only Mortlake (M) allocation withdrawn

07.10.36
V
17ST+
18ST
6ST
    3ST/97    


Diverted at Hounslow West via Bath Road and Vicarage Farm Road instead of direct via Great West Road
Sunday only Riverside (R) withdrawn

24.03.37
R
--
--
9LT
 
V
17ST+
18ST
--
    3ST/97    


Sunday only Riverside (R) reinstated at the expense of Turnham Green (V)

06.12.39
V
18ST+
16ST
8ST
    3ST/65    

CRANFORD Queen's Head - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings / Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat  except evenings )
Mon-Sat evenings withdrawn between Turnham Green and Wandsworth Bridge
Sunday withdrawn between Turnham Green and Brook Green

20.03.40
R
--
--
7LT
 
V
19ST+
16ST
--
    2ST/65    


CRANFORD Queen's Head - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings) - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat  except evenings )
Sunday service extended from Turnham Green to Brook Green - with reinstated Turnham Green (V) allocation

15.05.40
R
--
--
7LT
 
V
19ST+
16ST
--
    2ST/65    


CRANFORD Queen's Head - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat  )
Mon-Sat evening service reinstated between Turnham Green and Wandsworth Bridge

13.11.40
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    

CRANFORD Queen's Head - TURNHAM GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat  )
Sunday withdrawn between Turnham Green and Brook Green

04.12.40
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    


CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats /Suns pm ) - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sun am ) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings / Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Mon-Fri / Suns am withdrawn between Hounslow West and Cranford
Mon-Sat evenings withdrawn between Turnham Green and Wandsworth Bridge

10.03.41
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    

Diverted towards Wandsworth Bridge via Studland Street and Glenthorne Road

19.03.41
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    

CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats /Suns afts ) - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sun am / evgs) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings / Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Sunday evenings withdrawn between Hounslow West and Cranford

25.06.41
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    

CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats /Suns except evenings) - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sun evenings) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings / Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Sunday am extended from Hounslow West to Cranford

23.07.41
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    

CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri peaks / Sats afts /Sun afts) - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am/ evenings / Sun am/evenings) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings) - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Sat evenings and Suns am withdrawn between Hounslow West and Cranford
Sunday extended from Turnham Green to Brook Green

29.10.41
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    


CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri / Sats afts /Sun afts) - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION ( Sat am/ evenings / Sun am/evenings) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings) - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - Olympia - North End Road - Fulham Broadway - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Diverted at Hammersmith via Olympia and North End Road instead of Dawes Road
Mon-Fri between peaks extended from Hounslow West to Cranford

25.03.42
V
19ST+
16ST
7ST
    1ST/65    


CRANFORD ( Mon-Fri except peaks/ Sats afts /Sun afts) - HOUNSLOW WEST STN ( Mon-Fri between peaks/ Sat am/ evenings / Sun am/evenings) - TURNHAM GREEN ( Mon-Sat evenings) - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Mon-Fri between peaks withdrawn between Hounslow West and Cranford

91 - 1943 map

Extracted from 1943 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

27.10.43
R
--
5LT
--
 
V
29ST
20ST
9ST

Sat only Riverside (R) allocation introduced

19.04.44
V
32ST
29ST
9ST


CRANFORD Queen's Head ( Mon-Fri except peaks/ Sats afts /Suns pm) - HOUNSLOW WEST STN ( Mon-Fri between peaks / Sat am/ evenings / Suns am ) - BROOK GREEN ( Suns ) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat evenings reinstated between Turnham Green and Wandsworth Bridge
Sunday evenings reinstated between Hounslow West & Cranford
Saturday only Riverside (R) allocation withdrawn

12.11.47
R
--
8ST
--
 
V
34ST+
28ST
11ST
    2ST/55
1ST/65
   


Sat only Riverside (R) allocation reintroduced

05.05.48
R
--
8ST
--
 
V
34RT+
28RT
11RT
    2ST/55
1STL/65
   


RT type introduced

22.10.52
R
6RTL
9RTL
--
 
V
28RT
--
7RT
 
WD
--
13RTL
--

Saturday Wandsworth (WD) allocation introduced but Turnham Green (V) withdrawn on this day

12.10.53
R
7RTL
10RTL
--
 
V
28RT
--
7RT
 
WD
--
10RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HAMMERSMITH (Sun) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Sun) - Bath Road - Harlington Corner - Private Tunnel - LONDON AIRPORT Central ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat extended from Cranford to London Airport Central

Sunday curtailed at Hounslow West

02.05.56
V
35RT
10RT
11RT
 
WD
--
10RTL
--

Riverside (R) allocation withdrawn - and Saturday Turnham Green (V) allocation re-introduced.

17.10.56
V
34RT
10RT
6RT
 
WD
--
10RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HAMMERSMITH (Sun) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Sat pm/Sun) - LONDON AIRPORT Central ( Mon-Fri/Sat am)
Saturday pm withdrawn between Hounslow West and London Airport

01.05.57
V
34RT
10RT
6RT
 
WD
--
11RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HAMMERSMITH (Sun) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Sat evgs/Sun) - LONDON AIRPORT Central ( Mon-Fri/Sat except evgs)
Saturday afternoons extended from Hounslow West to London Airport.

16.10.57
V
33RT/1RM
9RT/1RM
5RT/1RM
 
WD
--
11RTL
--

Prototype RM introduced at Turnham Green

30.04.58
V
30RT/1RM
6RT/1RM
7RT/1RM
 
WD
--
14RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HAMMERSMITH (Sun) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Sat evgs) - LONDON AIRPORT Central ( Mon-Sat except evgs / Sun)
Sunday extended from Hounslow West to London Airport.

91 times

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List

The owner of the book had crossed out Sunday in readiness for the November changes


05.10.58
V
30RT/1RM
6RT/1RM
7RT/1RM
 
WD
--
14RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HAMMERSMITH (Sun) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Sat evgs/Sun) - LONDON AIRPORT Central
Sunday withdrawn between Hounslow West to London Airport.

RTL840 Chiswick complete with 5 line UPPER CASE display and metal garage stencil  (WD)

Part of Jeff Lloyd collection

26.11.58
V
26RT/1RM
7RT/1RM
--
 
WD
--
14RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Mon-Sat evgs - LONDON AIRPORT Central (Mon-Sat except evgs )
Monday-Saturday evgs withdrawn between Hounslow West and London Airport
Sunday Route withdrawn.

RM2

RM2 on the stand at Breer Street

Click here for full details

14.10.59
V
18RT/8RM
8RM
--
 
WD
--
14RTL
--

Production RM type introduced prior to being sent to Poplar for trolleybus replacement

11.11.59
V
26RT
8RT
--
 
WD
--
14RTL
--

RM type withdrawn

11.10.61
V
26RT
7RT
--
 
WD
--
11RTL
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Mon-Sat) - HOUNSLOW WEST (Mon-Fri evgs/ Sat )- LONDON AIRPORT Central (Mon-Fri except evgs )
Saturday withdrawn between Hounslow West & London Airport.

03.10.65
R
--
13RT
--
 
V
27RT
--
--

Saturday Turnham Green & Wandsworth allocations withdrawn in favour of new allocation at Riverside (R)

RT1931

A superb shot of Roofbox RT1931 entering Butterwick Bus Station

© David Bosher

30.11.68
R
--
6RT
--
 
V
21RT
6RT
--

WANDSWORTH BRIDGE - HOUNSLOW WEST STN (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Hounslow West and London Airport.

Saturday Turnham Green (V) allocation re-introduced.

19.09.71
V
18SMS
8SMS
--

Converted to One Person Cattle Trucks single deck operation.
Riverside (R) allocation withdrawn.

SMS187

SMS187 Turnham Green

This image available on the
Single Deck download

10.11.73
V
18DMS
8DMS
--

Converted to double deck operation.

13.06.76
V
17DMS
9DMS
--

WANDSWORTH GARAGE (Mon-Fri) - WANDSWORTH BRIDGE (Sat) - HOUNSLOW WEST STN (Mon-Sat)
Mon-Fri Route extended over Wandsworth Bridge.

DMS1511

DMS1511 approaching the dual Green Line / Central Bus stop at Lampton Corner

© Paul Davis

07.08.76
V
17DMS
9DMS
--

WANDSWORTH GARAGE - HOUNSLOW WEST STN (Mon-Sat)
Saturday Route extended over Wandsworth Bridge.

13.12.79
V11+
15M
9M
--

MCW Metrobuses introduced.

M1207

M1207 Turnham Green

This image available on the
Metrobus download

06.01.90
AV1+
11M
8M
--

WANDSWORTH GARAGE - HOUNSLOW WEST STN (Mon-Sat) - Bath Road - HOUNSLOW GARAGE ( Garage journeys )
Stamford Brook allocation transferred to Hounslow (AV).

25.05.91
Route withdrawn - replaced by new H91 and 391.

Operating Garages

AV Hounslow
Changeover point garage and a few performed at Stamford Brook Garage

V Turnham Green
Changeover point Crown & Anchor

V Stamford Brook
Changeover point outside garage

R Riverside (Hammersmith)
Changeover point Butterwick or Met Station

WD Wandsworth
Changeover point at Breer Street - Wandsworth Bridge

M Mortlake
Changeover point at Hammersmith

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