Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
16.01.71
UX
9RT
6RT
4RT

UXBRIDGE STATION - Cowley - Yiewsley - West Drayton - Sipson - Harlington Corner - Cranford - Hounslow West - HOUNSLOW Bus Station
NEW ROUTE replacing part of withdrawn section of service 223.

First and last times at time of route introduction
04.12.71
UX
10SMS
7SMS
4SMS

Converted to One Person Operation

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SMS752 Harefield Road, Uxbridge

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06.01.73
UX41+
11DMS
8DMS
4DMS

UXBRIDGE STATION  - HOUNSLOW BUS STATION
Diverted in Uxbridge via Harefield Road and Oxford Road instead of High Street
Converted to Double Deck DMS operation

 

DMS1357 Berkely Arms Cranford

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15.07.81
UX41+
9M
8M
5M


Converted to M type

18.05.85
UX41+
9M
8M
5M


Three Sunday journeys diverted to double run to & from Stockley Estate via Porters Way.

M978 at The Bell Hounslow July 1987

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01.04.89
UX41+
9M
8M
5M
London Buses was divided into 12 business units - in preparation for sell-off - this route was allocated to Centrewest
27.05.89
UX
13M
14M
5M
   
inc 223
inc 223
 

Joint allocation with 223 introduced.

 

M153 Uxbridge Station

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21.07.90
UX
16M
14M
8MA
   
inc 223
inc 223
 


Sunday midibus operation introduced.

 

Normally seen on Route 607 - LS444 is seen at Bakers Road

 

MA84 Hounslow Bus Station

© Malcolm Allan

12.03.94
UX41+
12LLW
11LLW
5LLW

Low floor buses introduced.

 

 

LLW13 Hounslow West

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16.09.00
AV301+
15DP
14DP
7DP
Contract reassigned to London United ( AV )

 

 

DPS506 Uxbridge High Street

 

30.08.03
AV301+
20DP
19DP
11DP

Frequency increase daily

Map extracted from 2003 leaflet
17.09.05
AV301+
20DP
19DP
12DP
Contract renewal

 

 

DP15 Hounslow Bus Station

 

04.04.06
AV301+
20DP
19DP
12DP
LONDON UNITED replaced by Transdev

 

 

VA308 West Drayton Station

 

18.09.10
AV301+
17DP
3VA
18DP
12DP
Contract extended for two years

 

 

DP53 Bath Road - Heathrow North in the new drab all over red colours

 

03.03.11
AV301+
17DP
3VA
19DP
12DP
Transdev replaced by RATP
DLE11 Hounslow High Street SP166 Belmont Road - Uxbridge
15.09.12
AV301+
19ADE
18ADE
11ADE
Contract renewal

Converted to double deck operation

 

 

ADE19 Belmont Road

 

12.09.15
AV301+
19ADE
18ADE
11ADE
Night Service
AV231+
4ADE
4ADE
4ADE

All night service introduced

16.09.17
UX
17VWH
17VWH
17VWH
Night Service
UX
3VWH
3VWH
3VWH
Contract reassigned

Oddly Metroline use the same running numbers as London United for the daytime service but these are not shown on the buses

 

 

Metroline West VWH2355 (LK67CXN) on Route 222

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating Garages

UX Uxbridge
Changeover point Uxbridge Station

AV Hounslow
Changeover point at garage.

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Friday, 12.04.19