Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
29.01.83
S91+
4D
4D
--
New Service providing a new service for the
White City Estate

FULHAM BROADWAY (Mon-Fri peaks) - Dawes Road - FULHAM PALACE ROAD Lillie Road ( Mon-Sat ) - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Blomfontein Road - EAST ACTON (loop via Byrony Road - Wormholt Road - Steventon Road - Old Oak Road - Ducane Road - Wood Lane - Westway )

26.02.83
S91+
4D
4D
--

FULHAM BROADWAY (evgs excepted ) FULHAM PALACE ROAD Lillie Road (Sat early mornings) - HAMMMERSMITH (evgs) - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Blomfontein Road - EAST ACTON (loop via Byrony Road - Wormholt Road - Steventon Road - Old Oak Road - Ducane Road - Wood Lane - Westway )
Extended fro Fulham Palace Road to Fulham Broadway except early Sat am and evenings.

 

 

DMS2543 Butterwick

 


31.03.84
S91+
4M+
1M/220
4M
--

WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building - Lillie Road - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Blomfontein Road - EAST ACTON (loop via Byrony Road - Wormholt Road - Steventon Road - Old Oak Road - Ducane Road - Wood Lane - Westway )
Diverted at Fulham to West Brompton and evening service extended to West Brompton

M843 West Brompton

© John Parkin


31.05.86
SC
4sd
4sd
--
Scan Coaches New contract operated by Scan Coaches from a garage at Harlesden

WILLESDEN JUNCTION Fishermans Arms (garage journeys) - Old Oak Common Lane - EAST ACTON - WEST BROMPTON ( Mon-Sat )
Garage journeys introduced between East Acton and Willesden Junction.
Oddly the allocation book for August 1986 shows the route as withdrawn

Scan coach at West Brompton stand

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27.08.88
SC
4sd
4sd
--

WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building - Lillie Road - Fulham Palace Road - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Blomfontein Road - South Africa Road - White City Road - Wood Lane - Ducane Road - Fitzneal Street - Erconwald Street - EAST ACTON STATION (returning via Wulfstan Street to Ducane Road) or garage journeys to WILLESDEN JUNCTION Fishermans Arms
Revised working between White City Estate and East Acton - revised to terminate at East Acton Station instead of loop working

01.07.89
S
5LS
5LS
--
Contract reassigned to London United

WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building - Lillie Road - Fulham Palace Road - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Blomfontein Road - South Africa Road - White City Road - Wood Lane - Ducane Road - Fitzneal Street - Erconwald Street - EAST ACTON STATION (returning via Wulfstan Street to Ducane Road)
Route transferred to London United (S) - Leyland Lynx were intended for service but late delivery caused Leyland Nationals to be used.
The journeys from East Acton to Willesden Junction were withdrawn.

11.09.89
S
5LX
4LX
--

Leyland Lynx were introduced but problems with their length resulted in buses running the whole length of Fitzneal Street instead of Foliot Street.

LX7 Butterwick
27.10.89
S
5LX
4LX
--

Buses in the evening ran out of service to Brunel Road because of increased difficulties with parked cars.

14.11.89
S
5LX
4LX
--

WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building - Lillie Road - Fulham Palace Road - Hammersmith - Shepherds Bush - Uxbridge Road - Blomfontein Road - South Africa Road - White City Road - Wood Lane - Ducane Road - East Acton Lane - EAST ACTON Goldsmiths Arms ( Mon-Sat )
Rerouted in East Acton to Goldsmiths Arms. this was to solve the parked cars problem.

06.01.90
V141+
5LX
5LX
--

S allocation transferred to Stamford Brook (V) ( operating as Riverside Bus)

23.02.91
V141+
8DT
8DT
3DT

EAST ACTON Goldsmiths Arms - HAMMERSMITH Butterwick
LX type replaced by Darts
Withdrawn between Hammersmith and West Brompton - this section replaced by Route 190.
Sunday service introduced.

18.07.92
V141+
10DT
10DT
4DT

EAST ACTON The Fairway - Hammersmith - Hammersmith Bridge - Castelnau - Church Road - BARNES POND
Rerouted at East Acton to Golf Estate and extended from Hammersmith to Barnes Pond daily.

06.10.92
V141+
10DT
10DT
4DT

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND
East Acton terminal changed to Brunel Road.

22.05.93
V141+
8DT
8DT
3DT

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - HAMMERSMITH Butterwick
Withdrawn between Hammersmith and Barnes

23.10.93
V141+
8DT
8DT
3DT


EAST ACTON Brunel Road - HAMMERSMITH Bus Station
Revised to terminate at new bus station.

 

DT56 at the new Bus Station

 



09.11.96
S151+
8DT
8DT
3DT

Reallocated to Shepherds Bush (S)


30.05.98
S151+
11DT
10DT
5DT


EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND
Extended from Hammersmith to Barnes Pond daily.

Taken from leaflet dated 30.05.98
28.05.00
S51+
11DT
10DT
5DT


EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
Service diverted at Castelnau via Queen Elizabeth Walk to new Wetlands Centre.

03.06.00
S51+
8DT
5DT
3DT

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - HAMMERSMITH Bus Station
Withdrawn between Hammersmith and Barnes forced by the closure of Hammersmith Bridge
30.09.00
S51+
11DT
10DT
5DT

EAST ACTON Brunel Road - BARNES POND or BARNES Wetland Centre (0900 - 1800)
Service resumed over Hammersmith Bridge

11.11.00
S51+
6DR
6DR
4DR
 
V71+
5DR
1M
4DR
4DR

Part Stamford Brook (V) allocation introduced.

16.12.00
V71+
11DR
1M
11DR
8DR

Shepherds Bush (S) allocation withdrawn

23.02.02
V71+
15DR
15DR
10DR
NEW CONTRACT COMMENCED - frequency enhanced.

DR72 Wood Lane

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Single Deck download

27.04.02
V71+
15DPS
15DPS
10DPS

Low floor dart introduction

 

 

DPS638 Ducane Road

 

04.04.06
V71+
15DPS
15DPS
10DPS
London United replaced by Transdev

 

 

DPS630 at the Brunel Road terminal dressed in
" Duck Livery "

 


28.02.09
PK
15OV
13OV
10OV
Contract reassigned to NCP

Contract transferred to NCP using Optare Versa vehicles from Park Royal garage

27.04.09
PK
15OV
13OV
10OV
Operating company now known as NSL services - no changes

OVL54 Barnes Pond

16.11.09
PK
15OV
13OV
10OV

NSL services taken over by Transdev - no change to operation

03.03.11
PK101+
15OV
13OV
10OV
Contract novated to London United RATP

 

 

OV58 Uxbridge Road

 

01.03.14
PK101+
15OV
13OV
10OV
Contract renewal

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
28.05.16
PK101+
14OV
13OV
10OV

EAST ACTON - HAMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station
Withdrawn south of Hammersmith, the Wetland Centre journeys replaced by diverting Route 485 during opening times but this appears not to have been implented until August

11.11.17
RP101+
14OV
13OV
10OV

EAST ACTON - HAMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station
Allocation moved from Park Royal (PK) to new Atlas Road (RP)

02.03.19
RP101+
14OV
13OV
10OV

EAST ACTON - HAMMERSMITH Lower Bus Station
Contract extended for two years

 

 

Operating Garages

S Shepherds Bush
Changeover point at Shepherds Bush

V Stamford Brook
Changeover point at Hammersmith

SC Scan Coaches
Changeover point at garage

PK Park Royal
Changeover point at garage

RP Atlas Road
Changeover point at garage

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2019
Date of edit   Tuesday, 26.02.19