Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
02.06.84
AF91+
2M
3M
--


PUTNEY BRIDGE STN. - Putney - Upper Richmond Road - Roehampton Lane - Queen Mary's Hospital - Roehampton - Dover House Road - Upper Richmond Road - Putney Bridge -
PUTNEY BRIDGE STN (Mon-Sat late evenings excepted - one way circular)

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03.08.85
AF91+
2M
3M
--

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - Putney Bridge - Lower Richmond Road - Putney Common - Roehampton Lane - ROEHAMPTON Bessborough Road
Circular route withdrawn and diverted via Lower Richmond Road instead of Upper Richmond Road terminating at Bessborough Road.

M818 Putney Bridge Station

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01.04.89
AF91+
2M
3M
--
London Buses was divided into 12 business units - in preparation for sell-off - this route was allocated to London General

M853 Putney Bridge Station

M853 Putney Bridge Station
July 1990

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25.05.91
AF1+
10MA
10MA
8MA

PUTNEY BRIDGE STN - Lower Richmond Road - Putney Common - Roehampton Lane - Alton Road - Kingston Vale - Kingston By Pass - Burlington Road - NEW MALDEN Police Station (late evgs) Malden Road - Kingston By Pass - TOLWORTH BROADWAY (except evgs)
NOTE Southbound journeys in Roehampton double back to Roehampton Lane from Bessborough Road
Converted to midibus operation and extended from Roehampton to Tolworth via withdrawn section of Route 72.

MA113 Putney Bridge Station

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02.11.94
AF1+
9MA
9MA
7MA
London General privatised
 

 

DR44 Putney Bridge Station

 

23.05.96
AF1+
9MA
8MA
7MA
London General purchased by
Go-Ahead
 

 

MA127 Putney Bridge Station

 

13.09.97
AF1+
10MA
9MA
7MA

PUTNEY BRIDGE STATION - TOLWORTH Red Lion Road
Revised to operate all day to Tolworth and extended in Tolworth via Ewell Road to "Red Lion"

 

 

DPL8 New Malden

 

 

08.05.99
AF1+
5DMS
5DRL
5DMS
4DRL
5DMS
2DRL

Part converted to low floor operation.

 

 

DMS2 Putney Bridge Station

 

29.06.02
TV421+
11DPS
11DPS
9DPS
Contract reassigned
 

 

DPS643 Tolworth stand

 

04.04.06
TV421+
11DPS
11DPS
9DPS
LONDON UNITED replaced by TRANSDEV
 

 

DPS651 Putney Bridge

 

30.06.07
TV421+
11DPS
11DPS
9DPS
Contract extended for two years

04.07.09
TV421+
11DPS
12DPS
9DPS
Contract renewal

03.03.11
TV421+
11DPS
12DPS
9DPS
Transdev replaced by RATP
 

 

DPS649 Tolworth Broadway

 

05.07.14
TV421+
11DPS
12DPS
9DPS
Contract extended for two years

02.07.16
TV421+
11DE
12DE
9DE

PUTNEY BRIDGE STATION - TOLWORTH Red Lion Road
Contract renewal with new buses

 

 

DE20139 seen at Tolworth

 

18.05.19
S131+
6DE
6DE
5DE
TV421+
12DE
13DE
11DE

PUTNEY BRIDGE STATION - TOLWORTH Red Lion Road
Shepherds Bush (S) allocation added doing shorts between ROEHAMPTON Bessborough Road & Putney Bridge Station

  DE20176 from Shepherds Bush helps out whilst Hammersmith Bridge is closed, no doubt a 72 driver
28.09.19
TV421+
12DE
13DE
11DE

PUTNEY BRIDGE STATION - TOLWORTH Red Lion Road
Supplemantary service between Roehampton and Putney Bridge withdrawn, thus Shepherds Bush (S) allocation withdrawn

 

 

 

Operating Garages

AF Chelverton Road
Changeover at Putney Church

TV Tolworth
Changeover at Tolworth Tower but usually a dead run to and from garage.

S Shepherds Bush
Changeover at Putney Bridge Station

 

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Thursday, 21.11.19