Route History

Fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
AV
4ST+
10ST
6ST
    1ST/27
1ST/37
   


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - Staines Road - Hounslow Heath - - Feltham - Lower - Feltham - Ashford - - Knowle Green - Staines - Staines Bridge - EGHAM Eclipse ( Mon-Sat ) - Englefield Green - Old Windsor - WINDSOR CASTLE ( Suns )

14.08.35
AV
4ST+
11ST
10ST
    1ST/27
1ST/37
   


HOUNSLOW - STAINES Bridge Street ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - WINDSOR CASTLE ( Sat pm / Suns )
Mon-Fri and Sat am withdrawn between Staines and Egham
Sat pm extended from Staines to Windsor Castle

02.10.35
AV
4ST+
9ST
3ST
    1ST/27
1ST/37
   


HOUNSLOW - STAINES Bridge Street
Withdrawn between Staines and Windsor Castle

08.04.36
AV
5ST+
11ST
ST ex 116
    2ST/27
1ST/37
   

 

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - Staines Road - Hounslow Heath - - Feltham - Lower - Feltham - Ashford - - Knowle Green - Staines - Egham - VIRGINIA WATER
Extended from Staines to Virginia Water
Diverted in - Feltham via Minimax Corner instead of direct via Hounslow Road

Sunday service now joint with 116

07.10.36
AV
5ST+
16ST
5ST
    2ST/27
1ST/37
   


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - EGHAM Eclipse ( Sun am ) - VIRGINIA WATER ( Mon-Sat  / Sun pm )
Sun am withdrawn between Egham and Virginia Water
Sunday joint allocation with 116 ceased

24.03.37
AV
5ST+
16ST
ST ex 116
    2ST/27
1ST/37
   

 

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - VIRGINIA WATER
Sun am restored between Egham and Virginia Water
Sunday joint allocation with 116 reintroduced

06.10.37
AV
5ST+
16ST
5ST
    3ST/37
   


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - EGHAM Eclipse ( Sun am ) - VIRGINIA WATER ( Mon-Sat  / Sun pm )
Sun am withdrawn between Egham and Virginia Water
Sunday joint allocation with 116 ceased

13.04.38
AV
6ST+
16ST
ST ex 116
    1ST/37
1ST/81
   

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - VIRGINIA WATER
Sun am restored between Egham and Virginia Water
Sunday joint allocation with 116 reintroduced

12.10.38
AV
6ST+
16ST
ST ex 116
    1ST/37
1ST/81
   

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - EGHAM Eclipse ( Sun am ) - VIRGINIA WATER ( Mon-Sat  / Sun pm )
Sun am withdrawn between Egham and Virginia Water

13.11.38
AV
6ST+
16ST
6ST
    1ST/37
1ST/81
   


Sunday joint allocation with 116 ceased

03.05.39
AV
6ST+
16ST
10ST
    1ST/37
1ST/81
   

 

HOUNSLOW GARAGE - VIRGINIA WATER
Sun am restored between Egham and Virginia Water

14.06.39
AV
6ST+
16ST
10ST
    1ST/37
1ST/81
   


Diverted in Ashford - via Woodthorpe Road instead of Fordbridge Road

22.11.39
AV
10ST
15ST
7ST


HOUNSLOW GARAGE
- EGHAM Eclipse
Withdrawn between Egham and Virginia Water

05.05.43
AV
15ST+
15ST+
11ST
    1ST/81
1ST/116
1ST/110B
1ST/116
 


HOUNSLOW GARAGE - STAINES Bridge Street ( Sun am ) - EGHAM Eclipse ( Mon-Sat / Sun pm )
Sun am withdrawn between Staines and Egham

27.10.43
AV
17ST+
17ST
11ST
    2ST/81
1ST/116
   


HOUNSLOW GARAGE
- STAINES Bridge Street ( Sun am ) - EGHAM STATION ( Mon-Sat / Sun pm )
Terminal in Egham changed from Eclipse to Station

15.07.45
AV
18ST+
17ST+
16ST
    2ST/81
1ST/116
1ST/116  


HOUNSLOW GARAGE
- EGHAM STATION
Sunday am extended from Staines to Egham

30.04.47
AV
18ST+
@18ST
8ST
    2ST/81
@ joint 117A  


Saturday service joint allocation with 117A

20.10.48
AV
18RT+
17RT
11ST
13RT
4ST
    2RT/81    


Saturday service joint allocation withdrawn

RT type introduced

01.05.57
AV
18RT+
29RT
14RT
    1RT/81    

117 times

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


09.05.62
AV
36RM
35RM
11RM


SHEPHERDS BUSH GREEN
( Mon-Sat ) - Goldhawk Road - Youngs Corner - Turnham Green - Kew Bridge Road - Brentford - London Road - Isleworth Stn - HOUNSLOW ( Suns ) - Staines Road - Hounslow Heath - - Feltham - Lower - Feltham - Ashford - - Woodthorpe Road - Knowle Green - Staines - EGHAM STATION
Mon-Sat extended from Hounslow to Shepherds Bush Green to replace trolley bus Route 657, the Sunday service between Shepherds Bush and Hounslow replaced by Route 81

117 times

Scanned from May 1962 Red Book

RM1147

RM1147 seen in Goldhawk Road with the overhead still intact

This image available on the
Nostalgia download

01.07.64
AV
36RM
31RM
8RM
 
V
--
7RT
--


Saturday only Turnham Green (V) allocation introduced

23.08.69
AV
32RM
22RM
10RM
 
V
--
9RT
--


SHEPHERDS BUSH GREEN - STAINES ( Suns ) - EGHAM STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday extended from Hounslow to Shepherds Bush via withdrawn 81 but withdrawn between Staines and Egham

117 map


Extracted from 1970 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
Note that Green Line Routes 701/702 were a better option for through journeys from Chiswick / Hounslow to Staines and Egham

The Greater London Bus Map


24.01.70
AV
25RM
17RM
10RM
 
V
7RM
7RM
7RT
--

Mon-Fri Turnham Green (V) allocation added with Routemasters

13.06.70
AV
25RM
17RM
10RM
 
V
7RM
14RM
--


RT type withdrawn

19.07.75
AV1+
26RM
17RM
10RM
 
V51+
5RM
10RM
--


SHEPHERDS BUSH GREEN - STAINES
Withdrawn between Staines and Egham, this section replaced by Revised Route 90

28.01.78
AV81+
10LS
9LS
3LS


BRENTFORD County Court
( ( Mon-Fri except evenings ) - HOUNSLOW Bus Station ( Mon-Fri evenings / Sat / Sun ) - STAINES
Withdrawn between Brentford and Shepherds Bush, this section replaced by revised Route 237
Converted to single deck one man operation
Turnham Green (V) share withdrawn

25.06.83
AV81+
10LS
9LS
3LS


BRENTFORD County Court
( ( Mon-Fri except evenings / Suns pm) - HOUNSLOW Bus Station ( Mon-Fri evenings / Sat / Suns am) - STAINES
Sunday pm extended from Hounslow to Brentford

LS385

LS385 seen at ?

 

This image available on the
Single Deck download

 

 

04.02.84
AV81+
13LS+
9LS
4LS
    1LS/81
1LS/257
   


BRENTFORD ( Mon-Fri ) - HOUNSLOW ( Sat / Sun ) - Feltham - Lower - Feltham - Ashford - STAINES or ASHFORD HOSPITAL ( visiting hours )
Daily journeys bifurcated at Ashford - to the hospital during visiting hours via Church Road and Stanwell Road
Sunday withdrawn between Hounslow and Brentford

1984 leaflet

Scanned from February 1984 leaflet

09.08.86
WK21+
13LS
9LS
4LS


Operation transferred to Westlink operating from a base at Hounslow Heath

10.08.91
WK21+
13LS
9LS
4LS


BRENTFORD ( Mon-Sat )--  HOUNSLOW ( Suns ) -   STAINES
Contract passed to TGM
Sat extended from Hounslow to Brentford
Service to Ashford - Hospital now provided by new commercial service 417

3715

TGM3715 Staines Road Hounslow

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


26.01.92
WY
12LN
12LN
5LN

Operation passed to London & Country operating from Addlestone (WY) garage using Leyland National type

3598

Leyland National 3598 Staines

This image available on the
Arriva download


27.11.93
WY
12LN
12LN
5LN


BRENTFORD -   STAINES
Sunday extended from Hounslow to Brentford

31.08.96
AH
6sd
6sd
3sd


STAINES - ISLEWORTH Fire Station
Withdrawn between Isleworth and Brentford
New contract started with Armchair

01.09.01
AH41+
7Dart
7Dart
4Dart


STAINES - Isleworth - St Johns Road - WEST MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL
Contract renewal with new Darts
Extended from Isleworth to West Middlesex Hospital

21.01.06
AH41+
7Dart
7Dart
4Dart


The stand journeys   made live at West Middlesex Hospital

DP1005

DP1005 Staines

This image is available on the Metroline download


02.09.06
AH41+
9DP
9DP
6DP


Contract renewal with Armchair

06.01.07
AH41+
9DP
9DP
6DP


Contract formally transferred to Metroline Travel

DP1001

DP1001 Staines Bus Station

This image is available on the Metroline download


03.09.11
TF101+


New contract commenced with Abellio operating from the Twickenham (TF)

8573

Enviro dart 8573 seen in Hounslow

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

 

Operating Garages

AV Hounslow
Changeover point garage

V Turnham Green
Changeover point garage

WK Westlink, Hounslow Heath
Changeover point garage

Armchair Brentford
Changeover point via ferry bus at Isleworth.

TF Fulwell
Changeover point at West Middlesex Hospital

Stands & Turning Points


               
               

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