Route History

Route 1 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
UX
2DA
2DA
--

ICKENHAM Coach & Horses  -  Hillingdon  -  Uxbridge  -  Cowley  -  Iver  -  RICHINGS PARK ( Mon-Sat )
Prior to this date had been numbered 505

1934 map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
17.04.35
UX
2DA
2DA
1DA

ICKENHAM ( Daily )  -  UXBRIDGE Eight Bells ( Suns )  -  RICHINGS PARK ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service introduced between Ickenham & Uxbridge

02.10.35
UX
2DA
2DA
--

ICKENHAM  -  RICHINGS PARK ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service withdrawn

08.04.36
UX
2DA
2DA
1DA

ICKENHAM Coach & Horses  -  Swakeleys Road  -  Harefield Road  - UXBRIDGE Eight Bells ( Suns )  -  RICHINGS PARK ( Mon-Sat )
Diverted between Ickenham & Uxbridge via Swakeleys Road and Park Road - this was in effect an exchange of routeing with Route 220
Sunday service reintroduced

04.11.36
UX
3DA
4DA
2DA

RUISLIP MANOR Victoria Road  -  Ruislip Stn  -  Ickenham  -  Park Road  -  UXBRIDGE Eight Bells ( Daily )
Extended from Ickenham to Ruislip Manor
The Uxbridge to Ruchings Park section transferred to Route 220

04.05.38
UX
4DA
6DA
3DA

RUISLIP MANOR Victoria Road  -  Uxbridge  -  Hillingdon Road  -  Kingston Lane  -  Pield Heath Road  -  West Drayton Road  -  YIEWSLEY Fairfield Road ( Daily )
extended from Uxbridge to Yiewsley

04.01.39
UX
4DA
6DA
5DA

RUISLIP STATION  -  Uxbridge  -  Yiewsley  -  Station Road  -  WEST DRAYTON STN ( Daily )
Extended from Yiewsley to West Drayton
Withdrawn between Ruislip Station & Ruislip Manor ß

13.12.39
UX
4C
6C
5C

Type change

30.10.40
UX
4C
6C
5C

RUISLIP STATION  -  Ickenham  -  Swakeleys Road  -  Belmont Road  -  Uxbridge Station  -  Yiewsley  -  Station Road  -  WEST DRAYTON STN ( Daily )
Diverted at Park Road via Belmont Road in order to serve Uxbridge Station

25.03.42
AV
--
1C
1C
 
UX
10C
10C
5C

STANWELL ( Daily )  - STAINES ( Mon-Sat except evenings /  Suns )  -  Wraysbury  -  Horton  -  Colnbrook  -  Harmondsworth  -  WEST DRAYTON STN ( Mon-Sat evenings / Suns)  - RUISLIP (Daily )
Mon-Sat except evenings extended from West Drayton to Stanwell
A separate Sat and Sunday service which was allocated to Hounslow (AV) ran between Staines and Stanwell - this was previously numbered 224

SERVICE PATTERN :
MON-SAT daytime RUISLIP - STANWELL
Mon-Sat evenings RUISLIP - WEST DRAYTON
SUNDAY two seperate sections
RUISLIP & WEST DRAYTON
STAINES & STANWELL

28.10.42
UX
6LTL
6LTL
4LTL

RUISLIP STATION  -  Ickenham  -  Swakeleys Road  -  Belmont Road  -  Uxbridge Station  -  Yiewsley  -  Station Road  -  WEST DRAYTONSTATION ( Daily )
Withdrawn between West Drayton and Staines / Stanwell - this section reverted to Route 224
Converted to crew operation
Hounslow (AV) allocation withdrawn

17.04.46
UX
7T
8T
6T

Type change

20.10.48
UX
9T
10T
9T

RUISLIP STN - Ickenham - Uxbridge - Colham Green - Yiewsley - West Drayton Station - WEST DRAYTON Mill Road ( daily )
Daily extended from West Drayton Station to Mill Road

25.07.51
UX
3T
4T
4T
double deck
 
4STL
5RT
5RT

RUISLIP STN - Ickenham - Uxbridge - Colham Green - Yiewsley - - WEST DRAYTONSTATION (double deck)
UXBRIDGE STATION - WEST DRAYTON Mill Road ( single deck )
Part of service converted to double deck - the railway bridge at West Drayton was too low for the double deckers to venture further

06.05.53
UX
3T
4T
4T
double deck
 
4RT
5RT
5RT

Mon-Fri double deck allocation converted to RT

1953 map
Scanned from October 1953 Red Book

16.02.55
UX61+
4RT
6RT
4RT

WEST DRAYTON STN - UXBRIDGE STN (Suns) - RUISLIP STN (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between West Drayton Stn and Mill Road - withdrawn section renumbered 224A

Sunday withdrawn between Uxbridge and Ruislip

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

15.03.61
UX51+
7RT
10RT
6RT

RUISLIP STN - Ickenham - Uxbridge - Colham Green - Yiewsley - West Drayton - Sipson - Harlington Corner - Cranford - Hounslow West - HOUNSLOW Bus Station
Extended from West Drayton to Hounslow via withdrawn 222.

RT1890

RT1890 in the mist at RUISLIP STATION

© Jim Blake

16.01.71
UX
8RFo
6RFo
6RFo

Converted to One Person Operation.
RUISLIP STN - Ickenham - Uxbridge - Colham Green - Yiewsley - West Drayton - Harmondsworth - Bath Road - HEATHROW AIRPORT CENTRAL
Diverted at West Drayton via Harmondsworth to Heathrow Central - withdrawn section replaced by re-introduced 222.

RF418

RF418 turns into West Drayton Stn

This image available on the
Single Deck download

30.06.73
UX
8RF
7RF
6SMS

Sunday service converted to SMS (spare from 98)

SMS770

SMS770 Heathrow

© Paul Davis


10.04.76
UX91+
8RF
7RF
5DMS

Sunday service converted to DMS.

12.12.76
UX91+
8DMS
7DMS
5DMS

Mon-Sat converted from RF to DMS.

DMS354

DMS354 is seen leaving Heathrow Bus Stn

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download


15.07.81
UX91+
8M
7M
4M

Converted to Metrobus.

M976

M976 Heathrow

© Paul Davis

1981 map
Extracted from 1981 map which is available for sale

28.03.87
AV121+
--
--
4LS
 
UX91+
7M
8M
4M

RUISLIP STN - HEATHROW CENTRAL (Mon-Sat) Cargo Tunnel - Hatton Cross - Hounslow West - HOUNSLOW Bus Station (Suns)
Sunday extended from Heathrow to Hounslow via Hatton Cross - replacing withdrawn 202. Hounslow AV allocation added.

27.05.89
UX91+
M ex 222
M ex 222
M ex 222

UXBRIDGE STN - Cowley - Yiewsley - West Drayton - Harmondsworth - Longford - (Certain Mon-Fri peak jnys double run) Bath Road - HEATHROW CENTRAL
Diverted to run direct between Uxbridge and West Drayton via Cowley instead of Colham Green and Longford journeys introduced at school times.

The section via Hillingdon Hospital replaced by New midibus U5

21.07.90
UX91+
M ex 222
M ex 222
M ex 222

Longford journeys withdrawn.

22.05.93
Route withdrawn - mainly replaced by Route U3

Operating Garages

UX Uxbridge
Changeover point Uxbridge Station

AV Hounslow
Changeover point at garage.