Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
08.03.97
S51+
14DR
7DR
4DR
logo Route 9A renumbered but withdrawn between Hammersmith and Kensington



Mortlake Avondale Road -
High Street - The Terrace - Barnes Bridge Station - The Terrace - Barnes High Street - Church Road - Castelnau - Hammersmith Bridge - Hammersmith Bridge Road - Queen Caroline Street - Broadway - Hammersmith Bus Station

30.08.97
S51+
14DR
7DR
4DR

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
SDO journeys MORTLAKE - Barnes Pond - Castelnau  -  Lonsdale Road  -  HARRODIAN SCHOOL
SDO journeys introduced as above

209_DR123 

 

DR123 Hammersmith Bus Station

 

05.09.98
FW
6DT
6DT
6DT
 
S51+
14DT
6DT
--

Allocation change as above - Fulwell allocation introduced

30.01.99
S51+
20DT
12DT
6DT

Fulwell (FW) allocation replaced by increase at Shepherds Bush (S)

1999 map
Extracted from 1999 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
click map to enlarge

30.10.99
AH91+
12Dart
8Dart
4Dart
logo Contract reassigned

MORTLAKE  -  HAMMERSMITH
Converted to low floor operation

SDO journeys to Harrodian school transferred to Route 609


21.08.04
AH91+
14DA
8DA
4DA

Contract renewal - existing vehicles to be refurbished and repainted.

209_DA149 

 

DA149 Hammersmith Bridge

 

19.11.04
AH91+
13DA
7DA
5DA

Route passed to Metroline still under the same operating arrangement.

06.01.07
AH91+
13DA
9DA
6DA
Contract formally transferred to Metroline Travel.

16.02.08
AH91+
14DA
9DA
7DA

Hammersmith terminal now low level bus station.

20.08.11
AH91+
14DP
9DP
7DP

Contract renewal

209_DP1022  

 

DP1022 passes under Barnes Bridge

 

at 01.07.12
AH101+
14DE
9DE
7DE

Running number sequence change - Enviro Dart introduced

209_DP1039 

 

DP1039 turning into Hammersmith Bridge Road, quite be chance an SLE is seen running light back to Shepherds Bush ( S) after finishing in passenger service at Clapham Junction

 

20.08.16
AH91+
14DE
9DE
7DE
logo Contract extended for two years
Metroline West Alexander Dennis Enviro200 Dart (DE1601 - YX58 DUU) 209  Some ex-First refurbs on this route in the area, some with displays and some alternatively using paper displays placed behind the windscreen. This is demonstrated by DE1601 here at Hammersmith
30.09.17
AH91+
12DE
9DE
7DE

MORTLAKE Avondale Road  -  HAMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station
Mon-Fri peak reduction to mitigate congestion on Hammersmith Bridge at these times

Metroline Alexander Dennis Enviro200 (DE1004 - LK09 ENT) 209  Metroline Alexander Dennis Enviro200 (DE1004 - LK09 ENT)caught in a downpour at Hammersmith Bus Station
18.08.18
AH91+
12DE
9DE
7DE

Contract extended for 1 year

 

Operating Garages

S Shepherds Bush
Changeover point Hammersmith

FW Fulwell
Changeover point ?

AH Brentford
Changeover point Hammersmith

 

 

 

 

 

Current times for Route live stands Tender Specs Route 209 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Wednesday, 15.08.18