Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
TB
36STL
39STL
20STL
 
TL
9STL
4STL+
11STL
      2ST/12  
 
X
--
--
6ST/15

WEST KILBURN - The Chippenham - Harrow Road - Royal Oak Stn - Paddington - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Park Lane - Victoria - Vauxhall - Oval - Camberwell - Peckham - New Cross - Lewisham - Catford - HITHER GREEN STATION

Taken from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
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16.01.37
TB
28STL
28STL
--
 
TL
17STL
16STL+
11STL
      1ST/12  
 
X
--
--
6ST/15

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Sunday Bromley (TB) allocation withdrawn

08.09.37
TB
28STL
28STL
16STL
 
TL
17STL
16STL+
16STL
      1ST/12  

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Sunday Bromley (TB) allocation reintroduced - Middle Row (X) withdrawn

13.12.39
Q
15STL
22STL
22STL
 
TL
26STL
27STL
11STL

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Daily Bromley (TB) allocation replaced by Camberwell (Q)

20.03.40
Q
15STL
15STL
21STL
 
TL
26STL
27STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Mon-Sat additional service introduced between CATFORD St Dunstan's College and Hither Green Stn

15.05.40
Q
15STL
15STL
21STL
 
TB
10STL
13STL
--
 
TL
16STL
14STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Mon-Sat Bromley (TB) reintroduced

24.10.40
Q
18STL
15STL
21STL
 
TB
10STL
13STL
--
 
TL
16ST
14ST
7STL
ExpressTL
TL
10STL
10STL
 

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Mon-Sat additional service : CATFORD St Dunstan's College - Hither Green Stn
EXPRESS SERVICE : HITHER GREEN - VICTORIA ( express between Catford and Victoria )
( Mon-Sat peaks )
Mon-Sat peaks express service introduced

20.11.40
Q
18STL
15STL
21STL
 
TB
10STL
13STL
--
 
TL
16ST
14ST
7STL
Express
TL
10STL
10STL
 

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
CATFORD St Dunstan's College
and Hither Green Stn ( Mon-Fri / Sat except evenings )
EXPRESS SERVICE : HITHER GREEN - VICTORIA (express between Catford and Victoria ) ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Sat evening service withdrawn between St Dunstan's and Hither Green

19.03.41
Q
22STL
19STL
19STL
 
TB
10STL
13STL
--
 
TL
20STL
18STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
Express service withdrawn

14.05.41
Q
20STL+
15STL
19STL
    1STL/35    
 
TB
10STL
13STL
--
 
TL
15STL
17STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
CATFORD St Dunstan's College
and Hither Green Stn ( Sat afternoons )
Withdrawn between St Dunstan's and Hither Green except for sat afts

29.10.41
Q
20STL
20STL
19STL
 
TB
7STL
--
--
 
TL
11STL
18STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
CATFORD St Dunstan's College
and Hither Green Stn ( Sat afternoons )
Withdrawn between St Duns tams and Hither Green
Saturday Bromley (TB) allocation withdrawn

28.10.42
Q
22STL
21STL
19STL
 
TB
6STL
--
--
 
TL
11STL
18STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  ( except evenings ) - LEWISHAM - HITHER GREEN STN
Withdrawn evenings between Lewisham and West Kilburn

21.04.43
Q
22STL
3STgas
21STL
3STgas
19STL
 
TL
16STL
16STL
9STL


WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
Evening service reinstated
The gas buses shown operated from Camberwell (Q) between March 1943 and April 1944 - full details can be found in the Ken Blacker book London Buses and the Second World War

27.10.43
Q

22STL
3STg

21STL
3STg
17STL
 
TL
16STL
16STL
9STL

WEST KILBURN  ( except evenings ) - LEWISHAM - HITHER GREEN STN
Withdrawn evenings between Lewisham and West Kilburn

19.04.44
Q

9STL
16STg

9STL
15STg
17STL
 
TL
16STL
16STL
11STL

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
Evening service reinstated

25.10.44
Q

18ST

18ST
17STL
 
TL
19ST
18ST
11STL

WEST KILBURN  ( except evenings ) - LEWISHAM - HITHER GREEN STN
Withdrawn evenings between Lewisham and West Kilburn

02.05.45
Q

18ST

13ST
17STL
 
TL
19ST
19ST
11STL

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
Evening service reinstated


11.10.50
Q
21RTL+
28RTL
26RTL
    1RTL/35
1SRT/42
2STL/59A
   
 
TL
30RT
21RT
15RT

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
RT family introduced

 

RT1111 at Hither Green with the comprehensive ultimate
WEST KILBURN Falcon

 


02.05.51
PM
55RT
49RT
40RT

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
Camberwell & Catford allocations transferred to Peckham.

06.08.52
PM
49RT
33RT
40RT

WEST KILBURN - HITHER GREEN STN
Times below

30.04.58
PM
39RT
29RT
38RT


11.05.60
PM
33RM
24RM
22RM


18.02.63
PM
33RM
24RM
22RM

WEST KILBURN  -  HITHER GREEN
RT type replaced by new RM allocation.

19.07.69
PM
33RM
19RM
16RM

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA (Saturday) - WEST KILBURN (Monday-Friday/Sunday)
Saturday withdrawn between Victoria and West Kilburn.

16.01.71
PM
15RM
19RM
14RM

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA (Monday-Saturday) - WEST KILBURN (Sunday)
Monday-Friday withdrawn between Victoria and West Kilburn.

Immaculate RM934 Vauxhall Bridge Road

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03.11.73
PM
16RM
19RM
13RM

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA ( Monday-Saturday ) - WEST KILBURN ( Sunday )
Diverted between Maida Hill and West Kilburn via Shirland Road and Fernead Road instead of Malvern Road


13.04.76
PM61+
12MD
19MD
13MD

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA ( Monday-Saturday ) - WEST KILBURN ( Sunday )
RM type replaced by MD.

MD4 Vauxhall Bridge Road

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28.10.78
PM41+
15MD
18MD
9MD

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA - WEST KILBURN (Monday-Friday peaks)
Sunday withdrawn between Victoria and West Kilburn but extended from Victoria to West Kilburn Monday-Friday peaks.

31.01.81
PM41+
15RM
18RM
9RM

HITHER GREEN STN -  VICTORIA - WEST KILBURN (Monday-Friday peaks)
Mon-Fri peak hour journeys southbound rerouted via Victoria Bus Station.
MD type replaced by RM.

25.10.86
PM41+
25RM
19RM
11RM

QUEENS PARK STATION - HITHER GREEN STATION
Route standardised (extended from Victoria to Queens Park at all times.

06.06.87
NX
--
--
8T
 
PM
25RM
19RM
5T

QUEENS PARK STATION - HITHER GREEN STATION
Sunday converted to One Person Operation and Sunday NX allocation introduced.

13.08.89
NX
--
--
13L/T
 
PM
25RM
19RM
--

QUEENS PARK STATION - HITHER GREEN STATION
Sunday PM allocation withdrawn.

T909 (NX) Park Lane

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27.04.91
NX
--
--
12L/T
 
PM
31RM
17RM
5T

QUEENS PARK - LEWISHAM
Withdrawn between Lewisham and Hither Green Station - replaced by revised 180

Sunday PM allocation reintroduced

L100 Park Lane

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14.03.92
NX
--
--
12L/T
 
PM
32RM
14RML
18RM
14RML
--

QUEENS PARK - LEWISHAM  - CATFORD GARAGE (Sat am) - Downham Way - GROVE PARK (Saturday shopping hours)
Saturday extended from Lewisham to Catford Garage and further extended shopping hours to Grove Park.

19.06.93
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Operating Garages

TL Catford
Changeover point at Catford Town Hall

NX New Cross
Changeover point at garage

PM Peckham
Changeover point at garage

Q Camberwell
Changeover point at garage

X Middle Row
Changeover point not known

Live visual

 

 

 

 

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Date of edit   Monday, 06.12.21