Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.05.02
V461+
7CD
7CD
6CD
NEW ROUTE mainly replacing
Route H40

STAMFORD BROOK GARAGE - Turnham Green - Acton Green - Chiswick Park - Bollo Lane - Winchester Street - Acton High Street - Uxbridge Road - Twyford Avenue - West Acton Station - Noel Road - Westfields Road - Northfields Road - Eastfields Road - Noel Road - Horn Lane - Victoria Road - link Road - Wales Farm Road - Victoria Road (for North Acton Station) - Chase Road - Standard Road - Park Royal Road - PARK ROYAL Asda

01.03.03
V 461+
8CD
7CD
5CD

STAMFORD BROOK GARAGE - Park Royal - Central Middlesex Hospital - Abbey Road - North Circular Road - STONEBRIDGE PARK STATION
Extended from Park Royal to Stonebridge Park Station.

title
DRL162 replaces a Cadet
04.09.04
V 461+
8DPS
7DPS
5DPS

STAMFORD BROOK GARAGE - STONEBRIDGE PARK STATION
Diverted at Gypsy Corner - northbound buses diverted off Victoria Road ( west side ) via new link Road to Wales farm Road then back to Victoria Road against the normal traffic flow to rejoin Chase Road.
This diversion was to better serve North Acton Station.

DPS631 Park Royal Asda
04.04.06
V 461+
8DPS
7DPS
5DPS
London United replaced by Transdev

STAMFORD BROOK GARAGE - STONEBRIDGE PARK STATION
Gradual conversion to DPS type - CD type transferred to Bournemouth Buses.

24.03.07
V 461+
8DPS
7DPS
5DPS

STAMFORD BROOK GARAGE - STONEBRIDGE PARK STATION
Diverted to serve new bus station within the grounds of Central Middlesex Hospital

26.05.07
PK401+
8ADL
7ADL
5ADL
Change of operator with new contract to NCP

TURNHAM GREEN - STONEBRIDGE PARK STN
Withdrawn between Turnham Green and Stamford Brook Garage

ADL23 Turnham Green stand
21.04.09
NC
8ADL
7ADL
5ADL
NCP renamed NSL

16.11.09
PK401+
8SE
7SE
5SE
Operation transferred to Transdev under London Sovereign management

09.01.10
PK401+
10SE
9SE
6SE

CHISWICK Power Road - Power Road - Gunnersbury Avenue (North Circular Road) - Chiswick Roundabout - Chiswick High Road - Oxford Road North - Wellesley Road - Sutton Lane North - Chiswick High Road - Acton - North Acton - Park Royal - STONEBRIDGE PARK STATION
Extended from Turnham Green to Power Road - replacing lost section of Route H91 between Turnham Green and Gunnesbury

ADL25 Power Road stand

03.03.11
PK401+
10SE
9SE
6SE
TRANSDEV REPLACED BY RATP

CHISWICK Power Road  -  STONEBRIDGE PARK STN
Now operated by RATP

OV60 seen at Acton Market Place

24.05.14
PK401+
10SE
9SE
6SE

CHISWICK Power Road - STONEBRIDGE PARK STATION
Contract renewal

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

DE17 Acton High Street

© Simon


11.11.17
RP401+
10SE
9SE
6SE

CHISWICK Power Road - STONEBRIDGE PARK STATION
Allocation moved from Park Royal (PK) to new Atlas Road (RP)

The last day of operation using Power Road stand

© Alex Peak

09.03.19
RP401+
10SE
9SE
6SE

Stonebridge Park Station - Argenta Way - North Circular Road (local road on northern side) - Abbey Road - Central Way - roads within hospital grounds - Central Middlesex Hospital Bus Station - Coronation Road - Western Road - private roads within Park Royal Asda - Park Royal Road - Minerva Road - Chase Road - Victoria Road - North Acton Station - Wales Farm Road - Leamington Park - Horn Lane - Noel Road - Eastfields Road - Northfields Road - Westfields Road - Noel Road - West Acton Station - Noel Road - Twyford Avenue - Uxbridge Road - Acton High Street - Acton Lane - Salisbury Street - Winchester Street - Acton Lane - Bollo Bridge Road - South Acton - Bollo Lane - Stanhope Way - Chiswick Business Park Bus Station - unnamed roads within Business Park - Chiswick High Road - Oxford Road North - Wellesley Road (for Gunnersbury Station) - Heathfield Terrace - Chiswick High Road - Turnham Green Church

Turnham Green – Gunnersbury – South Acton – Acton – West Acton – North Acton – Park Royal – Stonebridge Park 
Turnham Green Church - Chiswick High Road - Town Hall Avenue - Heathfield Terrace - Wellesley Road - Oxford Road North - Chiswick High Road - Gunnersbury Station - unnamed roads within Business Park - Chiswick Business Park Bus Station - Stanhope Way - Bollo Lane - South Acton - Bollo Bridge Road - Acton Lane - Winchester Street - Acton High Street - Uxbridge Road - Twyford Avenue - Noel Road - West Acton Station - Noel Road - Westfields Road - Northfields Road - Eastfields Road - Noel Road - Horn Lane - Victoria Road - Portal Way - Wales Farm Road - Victoria Road - North Acton Station - Chase Road - Standard Road - Park Royal Road - Park Royal - Central Middlesex Hospital Bus Station - roads within hospital grounds - Central Way - Abbey Road - North Circular Road (local road on northern side) - Argenta Way - Stonebridge Park Station

WITHDRAWN between SOUTH ACTON Bollo Lane and GUNNERSBURY Power Road, rerouted instead via Stanhope Way - Chiswick Business Park Bus Station - unnamed roads within Business Park - Chiswick High Road - Oxford Road North - Wellesley Road (for Gunnersbury Station) - Heathfield Terrace - Chiswick High Road to  Turnham Green Church

25.05.19
RP401+
10DME
9DME
6DME

Stonebridge Park Station -  Turnham Green Church
Contract renewal with new buses

07.12.19
RP401+
10DME
9DME
6DME

Chiswick High Road - Town Hall Avenue - Heathfield Terrace - Wellesley Road - Oxford Road North - Chiswick High Road - Gunnersbury Station - unnamed roads within Business Park - Chiswick Business Park Bus Station - Stanhope Way - Bollo Lane - South Acton - Bollo Bridge Road - Acton Lane - Winchester Street - Acton High Street  -  Horn Lane  -  North Acton  -  Chase Road - Standard Road - Park Royal Road - Park Royal - Central Middlesex Hospital Bus Station - roads within hospital grounds - Central Way - Abbey Road - North Circular Road (local road on northern side) - Argenta Way - Stonebridge Park Stn  -  Harrow Road  -  The Triangle  -  Empire Way  -  Engineers Way  -  Fifth Way  -  Fourth Way  -  South Way  - WEMBLEY First Way
Diverted at Acton via Horn Lane direct to North Acton, previos routeing replaced by New Route 218

Current Map

Route 440 at December 2019 - click to expand
Taken from Map38A December 2019
Greater London Bus Map by Mike Harris

Operating Garages

V Stamford Brook
Crew Changeover point at garage

PK Park Royal
Crew Changeover point at Asda

RP Atlas Road
Crew Changeover point at Asda

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Thursday, 24.09.20