Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
23.04.83
AL101+
12D
12D
6D

MORDEN STATION - Hillcross Avenue - Lower Morden - Grand Drive - Raynes Park - Merton Park - Wimbledon - Merton Road - Wandsworth - CLAPHAM JUNCTION Grant Road
NEW ROUTE
replacing withdrawn section of Route 77A and M1

Extracted from 1984 map drawn by Darius Grigg
Click map to expand
27.10.84
AL101+
9D
11D
6D

MORDEN - CLAPHAM JUNCTION Grant Road (daytime) or CLAPHAM JUNCTION Northcote (evenings)
After 1945 terminates at Northcote instead of Grant Road.

03.08.85
AL101+
18D
11D
6D

MORDEN - CLAPHAM JUNCTION - Wandsworth Road - VAUXHALL (Mon-Fri peaks)
Mon-Fri peaks extended from Clapham Junction to Vauxhall.

11.07.87
AL101+
--
--
6D
 
SW151+
16D
11D
--

MORDEN (Suns) - RAYNES PARK ( Mon-Sat ) - CLAPHAM JUNCTION ( Mon-Sat ) -WANDSWORTH ROAD Lansdowne Way (Mon-Sat garage journeys) VAUXHALL STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Raynes Park and Morden - replaced by new 163.
Mon-Sat Merton (AL) allocation transferred to Stockwell (SW)

02.09.89
SW151+
15D
11D
6D

MORDEN (Suns) - RAYNES PARK ( Mon-Sat ) - CLAPHAM JUNCTION ( Mon-Sat ) -WANDSWORTH ROAD Lansdowne Way (Mon-Sat garage journeys) VAUXHALL STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)

Sunday only Merton (AL) allocation transferred to Stockwell (SW)

02.03.91
AL101+
--
--
6D
 
SW151+
11D/M
10D/M
--

MORDEN (Suns) - RAYNES PARK ( Mon-Sat ) - CLAPHAM JUNCTION ( Mon-Sat ) -WANDSWORTH ROAD Lansdowne Way (Mon-Sat garage journeys) VAUXHALL STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)Sunday only Merton (AL) re-introduced.
Partial conversion to Metrobus.

25.05.91
AL101+
9DR
9DR
7DR

WIMBLEDON STATION - CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Converted to midibus operation and withdrawn between Wimbledon and Morden which was replaced by Sunday 163 introduction and Clapham Junction and Vauxhall.
Stockwell allocation withdrawn
.

09.04.94
AL101+
9DR/MRL
1M
9DR/MRL
7DR/MRL

WIMBLEDON STATION - CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Metrobus schoolday journey introduced in am peak from Southfields School to Clapham Junction - the bus being ex route 77.

01.07.96
AL101+

9MRL
1M

9MRL
7MRL
 

WIMBLEDON STATION - CLAPHAM JUNCTION
The schoolday Metrobus was revised to be ex Route 270

13.09.97
QB31+
8sd
8sd
5sd
 
NO
1M
--
--
Contract reassigned to Limebourne with the schoolday only double deck journey being assigned to Nostalgia Bus.
30.04.99
QB31+
8sd
1M
8sd
5sd

WIMBLEDON STATION - CLAPHAM JUNCTION
The schoolday dd journey transferred to Limebourne.

M631 still shows signs of ownership with Arriva as evidenced by the AD/WN codes

 

07.07.01
QB31+
8DCL
8DCL
6DCL
Limebourne taken over by Connex Bus

WIMBLEDON STATION - CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Contract reassigned


DCL411 Sir Cyril Black Way

 

03.08.02
QB31+
8TA
8TA
6TA

WIMBLEDON STATION - CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Converted to double deck operation

14.09.02
QB31+
13TA
12TA
10TA

WIMBLEDON STATION - Clapham Junction - Lavender Hill - Queenstown Road - Queens Circus - Nine Elms Lane -VAUXHALL
Extended from Clapham Junction to Vauxhall via Queenstown Road

TA110 Vauxhall stand

 

26.02.04
QB31+
13TA
12TA
8TA
Contract reassigned

WIMBLEDON STATIONVAUXHALL 
New contract

Travel London Trident 9738

 

21.05.09
QB31+
13TA
12TA
8TA
Contract novated to Abellio

WIMBLEDON STATIONVAUXHALL
Contract novated to Abellio

12.09.09
QB121+
16ED
15ED
11ED

WIMBLEDON STATIONVAUXHALL
Contract renewal

Enviro 9451 Clapham Junction

 

13.09.14
QB121+
16ED
16ED
11ED

WIMBLEDON STATIONVAUXHALL
Contract extended for two years

Extracted from Map 35 drawn by Mike Harris available for sale
The Greater London Bus Map

09.01.16
QB121+
16ED
16ED
11ED

Wimbledon Sir Cyril Black Way - Hartfield Road - Wimbledon Station - Wimbledon Bridge - Alexandra Road - Gap Road - Durnsford Road - Southfields - Merton Road - Buckhold Road - Wandsworth High Street - Wandsworth Plain - Armoury Way - Fairfield Street - East Hill - St John's Hill - Clapham Junction Station - Lavender Hill - Queenstown Road - Queenstown Road Station - Queenstown Road - Battersea Park Station - Battersea Park Road - Nine Elms Lane - Wandsworth Road -Vauxhall Station Bus Station
Rerouted at Battersea Park, now direct right turn from Queenstown Road instead of routeing via Queens Circus

 

Operating Garages

AL Merton
Changeover point ?

SW Stockwell
Changeover point at garage or Clapham Junction

QB Battersea
Changeover point Vauxhall

Live Visual

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian ArMon-Sattrong 2020
Date of edit   Saturday, 25.07.20