Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
11.07.87
AL31+
5LS
6LS
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WIMBLEDON STATION - Hartfield Road - Wimbledon Chase - Raynes Park - Grand Drive - Hillcross Avenue - MORDEN STATION ( Mon-Sat )
NEW ROUTE: replaced withdrawn section of Route 156 which was curtailed at Raynes Park - although not affected on Sunday thus Monday-Saturday only.
This was also another way of using the surplus Leyland Nationals

 

LS169 Hillcross Avenue

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26.11.88
A161+
6DMS
6DMS
--

WIMBLEDON  -  MORDEN ( Mon-Sat )
Converted to double deck and transferred to Sutton (A) . Operation commenced under "SuttonBus" scheme.
Only early morning journeys were to run "live" to Morden via Route 164.

DMS2278 (AL) Hillcross Avenue seen in May 1988 prior to conversion thus standing in for an LS

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11.11.89
A161+
6DMS
7DMS
--

WIMBLEDON STN - MORDEN STATION ( Mon-Sat ) -: Rose Hill - St Helier - SUTTON GARAGE (MS garage journeys)
All journeys to and from garage revised to run in service.

29.09.90
AA
6DMS
7DMS
--

WIMBLEDON STN - MORDEN STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Allocation moved to Collier Wood Base (AA) - garage journeys ran out of service.

23.02.91
AL361+
6D/M
7D/M
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WIMBLEDON STN - MORDEN STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Allocation moved to Merton (AL) and Metrobus type introduced.

25.05.91
AL361+
7M
7M
4M

WIMBLEDON STN - MORDEN STATION
Sunday service introduced - replaced Route 156 which was withdrawn between these two points

M218 Wimbledon July 1992

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30.11.96
AL361+
1M
8LDP
8LDP
4LDP

WIMBLEDON STN - MORDEN STATION
Start of new contract - converted from dd to SLF except for a Metrobus used for SDO journeys

23.07.00
AL361+
8LDP
8LDP
2LDP
 
AL93/85
ex 270
--
--
 
A
--
--
2LDP

WIMBLEDON STN - MORDEN STATION
Sunday allocation introduced at Sutton (A)

27.04.02
AL361+
11LDP
10LDP
7LDP
 
AL98/99
2M
--
--
 
A161+
ex151
ex151
--

WIMBLEDON STN - MORDEN STATION
Saturday Sutton (A) allocation introduced - Sunday allocation moved back to Merton (AL)

 

LDP33 Mordenhall Roundabout

 

02.12.06
A161+
--
1LDP
--
 
A
+ PVL
+ PVL
+ EVL
 
AL361+
11LDP
10LDP
7LDP
 
AL98,99
2PVL
   

WIMBLEDON STN - MORDEN STATION
Contract extended two years

PVL398 performs a school trip
06.12.08
AL361+
11LDP
11LDP
9LDP
 
AL94/82
ex 270
--
--

WIMBLEDON STN - MORDEN STATION
Contract renewal,Sutton allocation withdrawn

DWL15 Wimbledon

@ Lawrence Living

04.09
AL361+
11SOE
11SOE
9SOE
 
AL94/82
ex 270
--
--

WIMBLEDON STN - MORDEN STATION
New vehicle type introduced

SOE1 WIMBLEDON

@ Andrew Ha

07.12.13
AL361+
12SOE
11SOE
6SOE
 
AL85/94
ex 270
--
--

WIMBLEDON STN - MORDEN STATION
Contract extended for two years

Enviro Dart SE7 Wimbledon

© Martin Jarvis

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
05.12.15
AL361+
15SOE
12SOE
7SOE
Double Deck jnys
AL84/93
 2 ex 270
--
--

MORDEN  -  WIMBLEDON
Contract renewal

Operating Garages

A Sutton
Changeover point Morden Station

AL Merton
Changeover point Morden Station

AA Colliers Wood
Changeover point Morden Station

 

Live visual

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Date of edit   Monday, 12.10.20