Route History

Route 201 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
AV
6LTL
7LTL
7LTL
 
K
2LTL
1 T
2LTL
1T
2LTL
2T

KINGSTON Bus Station  -  Villiers Road  -  Lingfield Avenue  -  Maple Road  -  Surbiton  -  Balaclava Road  -  Winters Bridge  -  Thames Ditton  - East Molesey  -  Hampton Court  -  Bushy Park  -  Teddington  -  Hanworth  -  Hounslow  -  LAMPTON
Prior to this date the route was numbered 105

1934 map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
04.03.36
AV
6LTL
7LTL
7LTL
dd section
 
3ST
3ST
--
 
K
3T
2T
1LTL
2T
3LTL

KINGSTON  -  LAMPTON
Mon-Sat double deck section introduced between Hounslow Garage & Hanworth

08.04.36
AV
6LTL
7LTL
5LTL
dd section
 
3ST
3ST
--
 
HW
--
--
2STL
 
K
3T
3T
4T

KINGSTON  -  LAMPTON
Sunday double deck section introduced between Hounslow Garage & Hanworth using buses from Southall (HW)

27.05.36
K
4T
4T
4T

KINGSTON Bus Station  -  Villiers Road  -  Lingfield Avenue  -  Maple Road  -  Claremont Road  -  Surbiton Station  -  Balaclava Road  -  Winters Bridge  -  Thames Ditton  -HAMPTON COURT  STN
Withdrawn between Lampton and Hampton Court
Hounslow (AV) and Southall (HW) allocations withdrawn
Section between Lampton / Hounslow to Hanworth replaced by New Route 110 ( Twickenham & Lampton )
Section between Hanworth & Teddington replaced by New Route 255 ( Feltham & Teddington )
Section between Teddington & Hampton Court replaced by Mon-Sat extension from Teddington to Hampton Court
by 27A extension

02.08.36
K
4T
4T
4T
4Q

KINGSTON Bus Station  -  Surbiton Station  -  Thames Ditton  - HAMPTON COURT STN ( Mon-Sat ) -  Bushey Park  -  Teddington  -  Hanworth  -  FELTHAM Red Lion ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Hampton Court to Feltham - Route 255 ( Feltham & Hampton Court ) withdrawn on this day

06.10.37
K
5LTL
3Q
5LTL
3Q
5LTL
4Q

KINGSTON  -  FELTHAM Red Lion ( Daily )
Mon-Sat extended from Hampton Court to Feltham - 255 withdrawn as a result

22.07.42
K
6LTL
6LTL
7LTL

KINGSTON  -  FELTHAM STATION ( Daily )
Revised to stand in Feltham Station forecourt instead of Red Lion

13.02.46
K
8LTL
8LTL
6LTL
1946 TIMES
26.10.49
K
8TD+
8TD
8TD
    1T/218    

TD type introduced

1550 entry
Taken from 1950 allocation book which is available in pdf form from the sales pages
27.06.51
K
4TD
4TD
4TD

KINGSTON Bus Station - HAMPTON COURT STATION
Withdrawn between Hampton Court and Feltham which was replaced by revised Route 152 which was also given a K allocation to compensate.

14.05.52
NB
4T
4T
4T

Allocation moved to the new Norbiton (NB) and converted to T operation.

T796

T796 Hampton Court Station

This image available on the
Nostalgia download

06.10.54
NB
4TD
4TD
4TD

Reverted to TD operation.

12.10.55
NB
4TD
4TD
3RF

Sunday converted to RF.

1958 times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
26.11.58
K
3T
3T
--
 
NB
--
--
2TD

MS allocation moved to Kingston (K)

13.05.59
NB
3RF
3RF
2RF

K allocation moved to Norbiton and route converted to RF operation

09.05.62
K
--
--
2RF
 
NB
3RF
3RF
--

Sunday allocation moved to Kingston (K)

18.11.64
NB
4RFo
5RFo
2RFo

Converted to OPO and Sunday allocation moved back to Norbiton (NB)

1970 map
Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
12.05.73
FW
--
4RF
2RF
 
NB
5RF
--
--

KINGSTON Bus Station - HAMPTON COURT STATION -; Hampton Court Road - Hampton Hill - Wellington Road - FULWELL GARAGE (Sat/Sun garage journeys)
Weekend Fulwell allocation introduced.

10.04.76
FW101+
--
2RF
2RF
 
K111+
2RF
2RF
--
 
NB131+
3RF
--
--

MS K allocation added.

RF486

RF486 Surbiton

This image available on the
Single Deck download

22.08.76
FW101+
--
2BL
2BL
 
K111+
2RF
2RF
--
 
NB131+
3RF
--
--

Saturday/Sunday Bristol type introduced at FW

07.11.76
FW101+
--
2BL
2BL
 
K111+
2BL
2BL
--
 
NB131+
3BL
--
--

Daily Bristol type introduced

28.01.78
FW101+
--
2BL
2BL
 
NB131+
4BL
--
--

Kingston (K) allocation withdrawn.

BL28

BL28 Hampton Court stand

© Eamonn Kentell

28.10.78
NB131+
3BL
3BL
--

KINGSTON Bus Station - Portsmouth Road - Winters Bridge - Thames Ditton Station - HAMPTON COURT STATION
Diverted via Portsmouth Road direct instead of Surbiton Station etc and Sunday service withdrawn.
Fulwell allocation withdrawn.

31.03.79
NB131+
3BL
3BL
--

KINGSTON - LOWER GREEN ( one school journey in each peak ) - HAMPTON COURT STATION
One journey in each Mon-Fri peak diverted at Ember Lane to Lower Green

27.09.80
Route withdrawn.

Operating Garages

NB Norbiton
Changeover point at Kingston Bus Station

K Kingston
Changeover point at Kingston Bus Station

FW Fulwell
Changeover point at Kingston Bus Station or at garage

HW Southall
Changeover point Hounslow Garage ?

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