Route History

25.02.94
V271+
5L
5L
5L
New service

TRAFALGAR SQUARE - Piccadilly Circus - Hyde Park Corner - Kensington - Hammersmith - Fulham Palace Road - Putney Bridge - Putney Common,Rocks Lane - Barnes High Street - Sheen Lane - East Sheen - Manor Road - Lower Mortlake Road - Richmond - then Twickenham - Fulwell - Teddington - or Petersham - Ham - to KINGSTON
NEW ROUTE replacing Route N65 and the Trafalgar Square to Kingston section of Route N92

L307 Canada House - June 1994

© Steve Grimwade


09.11.96
AV221+
7M
7M
7M

TRAFALGAR SQUARE  -  KINGSTON
Reallocated to Hounslow (AV)

08.03.97
AV221+
6M
6M
6M

ALDWYCH - Trafalgar Square - Piccadilly Circus - Hyde Park Corner - Kensington - Hammersmith - Fulham Palace Road - Putney Bridge - Putney Common,Rocks Lane - Barnes High Street - Sheen Lane - East Sheen - Manor Road - Lower Mortlake Road - Richmond - then Twickenham - Fulwell - Teddington - or Petersham - Ham - to KINGSTON
Extended from Trafalgar Square to Aldwych

28.06.97
AV221+
6M
6M
6M

ALDWYCH - Trafalgar Square - Piccadilly Circus - Hyde Park Corner - Kensington - Hammersmith - Fulham Palace Road - Putney Bridge - Putney Common,Rocks Lane - Barnes High Street - Sheen Lane - East Sheen - Manor Road - Lower Mortlake Road - Richmond - then Twickenham - Fulwell - Teddington - KINGSTON
The journeys via Ham Common withdrawn.

M1272 Duncannon Street

© Brian Creasey


24.11.00
AV1+
6M
6M
6M

ALDWYCH - Trafalgar Square - Piccadilly Circus - Hyde Park Corner - Kensington - Hammersmith - Fulham Palace Road - Putney High Street - Upper Richmond Road - East Sheen - - Richmond - then Twickenham - Fulwell - Teddington - KINGSTON
Diverted at Putney Bridge via Putney High Street - and Upper Richmond Road to Richmond direct via Route 337 instead of Barnes and Mortlake - the withdrawn section replaced by new Route N22.

31.03.01
AV1+
7VP
11VP
11VP

ALDWYCH  -  KINGSTON
New contract commenced - shorts added at the weekend between Aldwych and Hammersmith

29.09.01
AV1+
6VP
10VP
10VP

ALDWYCH - Trafalgar Square - Piccadilly Circus - Hyde Park Corner - Kensington - Hammersmith - Chiswick High Road - Turnham Green - Kew Bridge Road - Brentford - Isleworth - Hounslow - Hounslow West - Cranford - Harlington Corner - HEATHROW CENTRAL Bus Station
Reroted at Hammersmith via withdrawn section of Route N97 to Heathrow.
The section from Hammersmith to Kingston replaced by new N10 and revised Route N22.

Map produced for above amendment

 

London United Volvo B7TL VP110 [W454 BCW] stands at Charing Cross Station on service N9 to Hounslow.

© Brian Creasey


22.03.08
AV1+
6VP
10VP
10VP
ROUTE EXTENSION

ALDWYCH - Trafalgar Square - Piccadilly Circus - Hyde Park Corner - Kensington - Hammersmith - Chiswick High Road - Turnham Green - Kew Bridge Road - Brentford - Isleworth - Hounslow - Hounslow West - Cranford - Harlington Corner,Bath Road - Tunnel - Heathrow central Bus Station - Tunnel - Western Perimeter Road - HEATHROW Terminal 5
Extended fro Heathrow central to new Terminal 5 - although the extension was scheduled for 22/03/08 - the first day of operation was 27.03.08

25.02.12
AV1+
10SP
16SP
16SP

ALDWYCH - Trafalgar Square,Pall Mall - Hyde Park Corner - Kensington - Hammersmith - Chiswick High Road - Turnham Green - Kew Bridge Road - Brentford - Isleworth - Hounslow - Hounslow West - Cranford - Harlington Corner  -  Bath Road - Tunnel - Heathrow central Bus Station - Tunnel - Western Perimeter Road - HEATHROW Terminal 5
Rerouted between Green park and Trafalgar Square via St James's Street and Pall Mall instead of Piccadilly Circus and Haymarket

SP167 seen at a deserted Hyde Park Corner

© Aubrey Morandarte


03.09.16
AV1+
11SP
18SP
18SP
Contract extended for two years

ALDWYCH  -  HEATHROW Terninal 5
Contract extended for two years

Last: Last journey of the night for Route N9 as London United SP9 (YN56 FBB) terminates at Hounslow Bus Station
First: First day of Route E8 extension to Hounslow Bell Corner, with Metroline VW1254 (LK12 ADV) behind the SP.

© Aubrey Morandarte


24.11.18
AV1+
11SP
18SP
18SP

ALDWYCH  -  HEATHROW Terninal 5
Contract extended until further notice

ADE40140 waits for departure at Terminal 5

© Alisha

 

Central section click here
Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

26.01.19
V481+
10LT
10LT
10LT

ALDWYCH  -  HEATHROW Terninal 5
Hounslow allocation moved to Stamford Brook and converted to LT operation

First LT from Heathrow RATP London United: LT159

© Alisha


15.06.19
V481+
10LT
10LT
10LT

ALDWYCH  -  HEATHROW Terminal 5
Diverted between Green Park and Trafalgar Square via Piccadilly Circus instead of St James's Street and Pall Mall

28.08.21
V481+
7LT
7LT
7LT

ALDWYCH  -  HEATHROW Terminal 5
Frequency changed from 3bph to 2bph


Garages

AV Hounslow
The meal breaks on the N9s at Hounslow - when the route use to go to Kingston all the Meal breaks were taken at Fairfield Bus Station.
When the route was changed to Heathrow Airport the meal breaks were taken at the Adywich - at the weekends most of the meal breaks were at Hounslow due to an increased service

V Stamford Brook
Meal relief taken at TERMINAL 5 or Hounslow Bus Station
From Jan 2019 outside garage although Fri/Sat night some duties run dead from Heathrow to Hammersmith have break and then commence on Route 9 second half