Route History

Route 189 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
07.01.51
CA
17RTL
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CANNON STREET (Mon-Fri except evgs) Southwark Bridge - Elephant & Castle - Kennington - Stockwell - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town (Mon-Fri evgs) - Nightingale Lane - Burntwood Lane - Plough Lane - Haydons Road - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN (Mon-Fri) Morden - Stonecot Hill - NORTH CHEAM Queen Victoria (Mon-Fri peaks)
New Tram replacement for part of Tram #6 and complete replacement for Bus Route 5

 
17.10.56
CA
10RTL
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CANNON STREET (Mon-Fri peaks) - CLAPHAM COMMON - SOUTH WIMBLEDON - NORTH CHEAM (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Clapham Common and Cannon Street outside peaks.

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

20.08.58
Route renumbered 189A

26.11.58
AL
7RT
4RT
3RT

CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town - Nightingale Lane - Burntwood Lane - Earlsfield - Plough Lane - Haydons Road - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN  (Suns ) - RAYNES PARK ( Mon-Sat ) - Malden - WORCESTER PARK STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Route 189A renumbered

10.10.62
AL
9RT
3RT
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CLAPHAM COMMON (MS) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN (Sats) - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Fri) - WORCESTER PARK STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday withdrawn between South Wimbledon and Raynes Park and Sunday withdrawn altogether

09.10.63
AL
9RT
4RT
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CLAPHAM COMMON (MS) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON (MS evgs) - RAYNES PARK (MS) - MALDEN Fountain (Sat jnys) - WORCESTER PARK STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday service reinstated to Raynes Park with 4 journeys extended to Malden Fountain.

RT1857

RT1857 at Old Town stand - the stand is still there although buses park in the opposite direction - the pub is still there - sadly the RT has disappeared

© Bob Turner

18.11.64
AL
9RT
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CLAPHAM COMMON (MS) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON (MS evgs) - RAYNES PARK (MS) - WORCESTER PARK STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday service withdrawn.

1965 tt
Extracted from 1965 red Book
31.12.66
AL
6RT
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CLAPHAM COMMON - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Fri except evgs) - WORCESTER PARK (Mon-Fri peaks)
Evening service withdrawn - last bus in garage by 2000.

30.01.71
AL
4DMS
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CLAPHAM COMMON - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Mon-Fri peak journeys to Worcester Park replaced by 77A journeys

20.10.73
AL
7DMS
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CLAPHAM COMMON - Earlsfield - Haydons Road - South Wimbledon - Raynes Park - New Malden - Tolworth - Hook - ESHER High Street (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Extended from Raynes Park to Esher replacing withdrawn section of   Route 152.

DMS620

DMS620 Raynes Park stand

This image available on the
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10.04.76
AL
6DMS
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CLAPHAM COMMON - HOOK Ace of Spades (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Withdrawn between Hook and Esher

04.09.82
AL
4LS
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CLAPHAM COMMON - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Withdrawn between Raynes Park and Hook - converted to single deck.

29.10.83
AL
4LS
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TOOTING Mitre - St Georges's Hospital - Earlsfield - Nightingale Lane - Clapham Common - BRIXTON STATION (Mon-Fri except late evgs)
Extended at Clapham to Brixton and diverted at Earlsfield via St Georges's Hospital to Tooting

LS16

LS16 The location is Blackshaw Road (the road that St George's Hospital is on) at the Wimbledon Road end.  The bus has just turned left from Wimbledon Road onto Blackshaw Road.
Tthe destination seems to be an error unless this was a garage journey via Longley Road ?

 

This image available on the
Single Deck download

02.11.85
AL
1LS
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TOOTING Mitre - CLAPHAM COMMON STN (Mon-Fri except evgs) - BRIXTON STATION (SDO Jnys)
Withdrawn between Clapham and Brixton except for one school journey in each peak.

18.12.85
AL
1LS
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TOOTING BROADWAY - CLAPHAM COMMON STN (Mon-Fri except evgs) - BRIXTON (SDO Jnys)
Withdrawn between Tooting Broadway and Mitre.

11.07.87
SW
1D
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Allocation moved to Stockwell and converted to double deck operation.

06.08.88
Route suspended for summer holidays

06.09.88
BN
1M/
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TOOTING BROADWAY - BRIXTON STN (SDO jnys)
133(AM) or 95 (pm)
Route now restricted to SDO journeys and allocation transferred to Brixton (BN) utilising buses ex other routes

31.08.91
SW
1VC
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EARLSFIELD Burntwood School - BRIXTON STN (SDO jnys)
Withdrawn between Earlsfield and Tooting - transferred back to Stockwell (SW)

VC34

VC34 is seen at Earlsfield without a suitable blind

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30.11.92
A
2M/157
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SW
3VC/133
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Monday only Sutton allocation (No SW at this time ) added buses ex 157.

03.09.93
WL
?
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L anc c logo Operated by London & Country

EARLSFIELD Burntwood School - Clapham Common - Brixton - Coldharbour Lane - CAMBERWELL GREEN (SDO jnys)
Operated by London & Country

22.07.94
Last day of operation - route renumbered 689 for new term

Operating Garages

CA Clapham
Changeover point Clapham Common Station

AL Merton
Changeover point Haydons Road / Merton High Street

SW Stockwell
Changeover point at garage

BN Brixton
Changeover point at garage

A Sutton
Changeover point at garage