Route History

273 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.11.68
HW
7RT
8RT
6RT

EALING BROADWAY - Eaton Rise - Montpelier Avenue - Cleveland Road - Argyle Road - Ruislip Road East - Greenford - Yeading - RUISLIP STN (Mon-Sat) - RUISLIP LIDO (Suns)
New Route replacing part 65 and 211

1970 map
Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
17.06.72
HW
12RT
8RT
6RT

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STN (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat/Sun) Ickenham - Hillingdon - Long Lane - Oak Farm - Long Lane - Lees Road - Judge Heath Lane - Botwell Lane - HAYES STN (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Mon-Fri extended from Ruislip to Hayes via withdrawn 98A.

RT1340

RT1340 Uxbidge Road, Hayes End

© Malcolm Allan

06.01.73
HW
12SMS
8SMS
5SMS

Converted to One Person Operation
EALING BROADWAY (Mon-Sat) - GREENFORD (Suns) - RUISLIP STATION (Mon-Fri evgs/Sats/Suns) - HAYES STN (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Sunday withdrawn between Greenford and Ealing.

SM4

SM4 Blythe Road - Hayes July 1978

© Paul Davis


31.03.79
HW41+
11SMS
9SMS
5SMS

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STN (Mon-Sat evgs) - HAYES STN (MS except evgs) or RUISLIP LIDO (Suns)
Sunday service re-introduced between Greenford and Ealing.

27.05.79
HW41+
11SMS
9SMS
5DMS

Sunday allocation converted to dd DMS.


28.10.79
HW41+
11SMS
9SMS
4M

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STN (Mon-Sat evgs/Suns) - HAYES STN (Mon-Sat except evgs)
Sunday withdrawn between Ruislip Stn and Ruislip Lido
Sunday allocation converted to dd Metrobus

273 times
Scanned from October 1978 Red Book
22.03.80
HW41+
11SMS
9SMS
5M

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STN (Mon-Sat evgs) - HAYES STN (Mon-Sat except evgs) or RUISLIP LIDO (Suns)
Sunday extended from Ruislip Stn and Ruislip Lido.

03.08.80
HW41+
11M
9M
5M

Mon-Sat converted to dd Metrobus

27.09.80
HW41+
11M
9M
4M

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STN (Mon-Sat evgs/Suns) - HAYES STN (Mon-Sat except evgs)
Sunday withdrawn between Ruislip Stn and Ruislip Lido

19.04.81
HW41+
11M
9M
5M

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STN (Mon-Sat evgs) - HAYES STN (Mon-Sat except evgs) or RUISLIP LIDO (Suns)
Sunday extended from Ruislip Stn and Ruislip Lido.

31.10.81
HW41+
11M
9M
4M

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STN (Mon-Sat evgs/Suns) - HAYES STN (Mon-Sat except evgs)
Sunday withdrawn between Ruislip Stn and Ruislip Lido

25.04.82
HW41+
11M
9M
5M

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STN (Mon-Sat evgs) - HAYES STN (Mon-Sat except evgs) or RUISLIP LIDO (Suns)
Sunday daytime extended from Ruislip Stn and Ruislip Lido.

1982 entry
This has been extracted from the 1982 allocation book and is part of a collection of 20 books which are available for sale
THE 1980,s collection has 20 books - the 1990's collection has 25 books
The collections are £6 each - £5 going to Great Ormonde Street Hospital
Allocation Books
04.09.82
HW41+
5M
5M
4M

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STN
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Ruislip and Hayes - partly replaced by peak journeys on Route 98

Sunday withdrawn between Ruislip Stn and Ruislip Lido

23.04.83
HW41+
5M
5M
5M

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STATION (Mon-Sat) - RUISLIP LIDO (Suns)
Sunday extended from Ruislip Stn and Ruislip Lido.

08.10.83
HW41+
5M
5M
4M

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STN
Sunday withdrawn between Ruislip Stn and Ruislip Lido

14.04.84
HW41+
5M
5M
5M

EALING BROADWAY - RUISLIP STATION (Mon-Sat) - RUISLIP LIDO (Suns)
Sunday extended from Ruislip Stn and Ruislip Lido.

M358

M358 basks in the sunshine at Ruislip Lido. The 273 has a variety of garage journeys and this is one which allows the full journey plus an extension via West Ealing. This photo taken shortly before the route was withdrawn

© Eamonn Kentell

02.06.84
Route withdrawn - mainly replaced by  E2

Operating Garage

HW Southall
Changeover point Greenford Broadway

The fare chart is worth a look  as it shows the various garage journeys back to HW