Route History

Route 1 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
14.05.52
NB
--
-
5RT
 
V
15RT
20RT
--

EAST ACTON Brunel Road (Mon-Sat) - Acton - Gunnersbury Lane - Kew Bridge - Richmond - Petersham - Ham - KINGSTON (Suns) Villiers Road - Surbiton - Hook - Bridge Road - Moor Lane - Church Lane - Stokesby Road - CHESSINGTON Copt Gilders Estate
This new route replaced withdrawn section of service 7 between Acton and Kew Green and also service 65A..

265 map
Please click map for readable version
Extracted from 1952 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
RT2585

RT2585 Copt Gilders

Photographer unknown


17.02.54
NB
6RT
--
7RT
 
V
15RT
20RT
--

Mon-Fri NB allocation introduced.
Service between Kew Green & Kingston Mon-Fri peak hours & Sats only.
This meant two seperate sections Monday-Friday: E Acton & Kew Green and Kingston & Copt Gilders thus the need for a Mon-Fri NB allocation.

01.06.55
NB
6RT
8RT
5RT
 
V
8RT
10RT
--

Saturday NB allocation introduced.

1958 times

This book shows all the first and last times of Central Buses - Trolleybuses and Green Line ( full timetables ) current at 30th April 1958 prior to the heavy cuts in Novemebr 1958


26.11.58
NB
6RT
8RT
5RT
 
V
8RT
4RT
--

Saturday service withdrawn between Kew and Kingston thus service split into two seperate sections.

11.05.60
NB
6RT
8RT
5RT
 
V
8RT+
4RT
--
    1RT/55    
1965

This entry has been taken from the May 1960 allocation book which is available for sale

 

09.10.63
NB
6RT
8RT
--
 
V51+
8RT
--
--
V114
1RT ex 55
--
--

EAST ACTON (Mon-Fri) - KINGSTON (Sats) - COPT GILDERS ESTATE (Mon-Sat)
Service between Kew Green & Kingston Mon-Fri peaks only.
Saturday Kew to East Acton section withdrawn - replaced by revised service 7

03.10.65
NB
8RT
7RT
--

RICHMOND Dee Road (Mon-Fri peaks) - KINGSTON (Mon-Sat) - COPT GILDERS ESTATE (Mon-Sat)
Withdrawn between Kingston and East Acton except for Mon-Fri peak extension to Richmond.
Withdrawn section replaced by new 27A East Acton and Teddington.

23.01.66
K
8RT
7RT
--

NB allocation transferred to K.

31.12.66
Route withdrawn - replaced by revisions to service 65

Kingston local timetable book 1955
This booklet shows the full timetable for Route 265 and is available for sale as a pdf document

Operating Garages

V Turnham Green
Changeover point Kew Bridge
north side

K Kingston
Changeover point KINGSTON BUS STATION

NB Norbiton
Changeover point KINGSTON BUS STATION