Route History

02.12.89
K74
1MR
1MR
--
NEW Midibus Route

KINGSTON Bus Station - Cromwell Road - Queen Elizabeth Road - Wheatfield Way - Ashdown Road - Eden Street - Orchard Road - Fairfield South - Hawks Road - Cambridge Road - Kingston Road - then a one way loop via Westbury Road - Thetbury Road - South Lane - Green Lane - South Park Grove - Franks Avenue - South Lane - South Lane West - Kingston Road then back to KINGSTON Bus Station (Mon-Sat except evenings)

 

MR7 Eden Street - Kingston

 

02.06.90
K74
1MR
1MR
--

KINGSTON Bus Station,Cromwell Road - Queen Elizabeth Road - Wheatfield Way - Ashdown Road - Eden Street - Orchard Road - Fairfield South - Hawks Road - London Road - Norbiton - Kingston Hill - Galsworthy Road - Kingston Hospital - Gloucester Road - Porchester Road - Douglas Road - Kingston Road - South Lane - Franks Avenue - South Park Grove - Green Lane - South Lane - Thetford Road - Pressburg Road - ( return via Bodley Road ) NEW MALDEN Police Station (Mon-Sat except evenings)
Rerouted to serve Kingston Hospital and rerouted in New Malden to terminate at Police Station

16.07.90
K74
1MR
1MR
--

KINGSTON Bus Station - NEW MALDEN STATION (Mon-Sat except evenings)
Extended from New Malden Police Station to New Malden Station via New Malden High Street

08.05.93
WY
1midi
1midi
--
Operation passed to London & Country operating from Weybridge (WY)

KINGSTON Fairfield Bus Station - Clarence Street - Cromwell Road - Queen Elizabeth Road - London Road - Norbiton - Kingston Hill - Galsworthy Road - Kingston Hospital - Gloucester Road - Porchester Road - Douglas Road - Kingston Road - South Lane - Franks Avenue - South Park Grove - Green Lane - South Lane - Thetford Road, Westbury Road - Rodney Road - Kingston Road - NEW MALDEN Police Station (Mon-Fri 0700-1900 and Sat 0900-1600) returns via Malden Road and Bodley Road to South Lane
Rerouted in Kingston and New Malden as shown

 

Renault Dodge Northern Counties 107
at Fairfield Bus Station - Kingston

 

25.07.98
HS1+
2midi
2midi
--

KINGSTON Fairfield Bus Station - Clarence Street - Cromwell Road - Queen Elizabeth Road - London Road - Norbiton - Kingston Hill - Galsworthy Road - Kingston Hospital - Gloucester Road - Porchester Road - Douglas Road - Kingston Road - South Lane - Franks Avenue - South Park Grove - Green Lane - South Lane - Thetford Road, Westbury Road - Rodney Road - Kingston Road,Burlington Roa - West Barnes Lane - Motspur Park - Amberwood Rise - South Lane - Sheephouse Way - Malden Manor Station - Manor Drive North - Manor Drive - Worcester Park - Cheam Common Road - NORTH CHEAM Queen Victoria (Mon-Sat shopping hours)
Extended from New Malden to North Cheam via former K10 and K9 to North Cheam
Operated by Arriva Croydon & North Surrey from their Hounslow depot (HS)

Mercedes MM473 parked at Bus Station

This image available on the
Arriva CD

1995 map of K5 Kingston Town Centre 1995
Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

03.07.99
HS1+
2midi
2midi
--

Route now operated by TGM

11.06.00
TF86+
2midi
2midi
--

Hounslow Albion Road (HS) base closed - operation transferred to Fulwell (TF)

11.11.00
TF86+
2midi
2midi
--

HAM Beaufort Road - Dukes Avenue - Tudor Drive - Aragon Road - Cardinal Avenue - Latchmere Road - Staunton Road - King's Road - Elm Road - Canbury Park Road - Elm Crescent - Cowleaze Road - Richmond Road - Kingston Station ,Cromwell Road (and Bus Station) - Queen Elizabeth Road - London Road - Norbiton - Kingston Hill - Galsworthy Road - Kingston Hospital - Gloucester Road - Porchester Road - Douglas Road - Kingston Road - South Lane - Franks Avenue - South Park Grove - Green Lane - South Lane - Nelson Road - Westbury Road - Rodney Road - Kingston Road - Fountain Roundabout - Malden Road - Motspur Park,West Barnes Lane - Burlington Road - Bushey Road - Grand Drive - RAYNES PARK Junction Tavern (Mon-Sat shopping hours)
Withdrawn between South Lane Post Office and North Cheam
Extended from Kingston to Ham via withdrawn section of Route 485

30.06.01
MB
3 solo
3 solo
--
Contract reassigned

HAM - Raynes Park - Kingston Road - Mostyn Road - Kenley Road - Windemere Avenue - MORDEN STATION - return via London Road and Kenley Road east end ( Mon-Sat except late evening )
Extended from Raynes Park to Morden

Optare Solo 050 at the Ham stand

This image available on the
Abellio CD

27.08.04
Centra 31+
3 solo
3solo
--
Contract reassigned

HAM  -  MORDEN
Route transferred to Centra London as a result of their purchase of Mitcham Belle's London Bus operations.

25.02.06
TV391+
3DPK
3DPK
--
Contract reassigned

HAM  -  MORDEN
Route now operated by Transdev

DPK617 is turning into Dukes Avenue


This image available on the
Transdev CD

02.07.11
EB91+
3OP
3OP
--
Contract reassigned

HAM  -  MORDEN

Route now operated by Quality Line

OP26 Fairfield Bus Station

© Lawrence Living


02.07.16
EB91+
6OP
6OP
--


HAM  -  MORDEN

CONTRACT RENEWAL  with increased frequencies

26.06.17
EB91+
6OP
6OP
--
Managed now by London United
Route K5 map December 2019 Kingston Town Centre December 2019
Taken from Map38A December 2019
Greater London Bus Map by Mike Harris

25.01.20
TV
6OP
6OP
--

HAM  -  MORDEN
Allocation transferred within RATP to London United (TV)

 

 


Operating Garages

K Kingston
Crew Changeover point Kingston

HS Hounslow
Crew Changeover point Kingston

TF Fulwell
Crew Changeover point Kingston

TV Tolworth
Crew Changeover point Kingston

Centra
Crew Changeover point ?

Mitcham Belle
Crew Changeover point ?

EB Epsom
Crew Changeover point Kingston

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Saturday, 18.01.20