Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.11.68
HL
8MBS
6MBS
4MBS
 
V
11MBS
11MBS
5MBS


GREENFORD Red Lion - Ruislip Road East - Greenford Avenue - Hanwell - West Ealing - Northfields Station - Popes Lane - Acton Town - Acton - The Avenue - Turnham Green Station - Turnham Green - Sutton Court Road - Burlington Lane - CHISWICK Edensor Road
NEW FLAT FARE ROUTE part replacing route 55


31.05.69
HL
9MBS
6MBS
4MBS
 
V
11MBS
12MBS
5MBS

GREENFORD Red Lion - Turnham Green - Sutton Court Road and then Grove Park Hotel (Mon-Fri midday journeys) or Edensor Road
Mon-Fri Journeys to Grove Park introduced.

16.11.75
HL
11SMS
9SMS
3SMS
 
V
11SMS
9SMS
6SMS

GREENFORD Red Lion - then Grove Park Hotel (Mon-Fri midday journeys) or Edensor Road
Converted from MBS to SMS

SMS493 Chiswick Town Hall

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17.09.78
HL91+
11LS
11LS
3LS
 
V71+
11LS
10LS
6LS

GREENFORD Red Lion - then Grove Park Hotel (Mon-Fri midday journeys) or Edensor Road
Converted from SMS to Leyland National.

31.03.79
HL91+
11LS
10LS
3LS
 
V71+
7LS
7LS
6LS

GREENFORD Red Lion - Grove Park Hotel (Mon-Sat daytime) or Edensor Road
Saturday journeys to Grove Park introduced.

LS238 Greenford Avenue

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17.01.81
HL91+
10M
10M
3M
 
V71+
7LS
7LS
6LS

GREENFORD Red Lion - Grove Park Hotel (Mon-Sat daytime) or Edensor Road
Hanwell (HL) allocation converted to double deck operation (Metrobus)

30.04.81
HL91+
10M
10M
3M
 
V71+
7M
7M
6M

GREENFORD Red Lion - Grove Park Hotel (Mon-Sat daytime) or Edensor Road
Stamford Brook (V) allocation converted to double deck operation (Metrobus) thus whole route now dd.

25.06.83
HL91+
13M+
18M
6M
    2M/E2    

GREENFORD Red Lion - Grove Park Hotel (Mon-Sat daytime) or Edensor Road
Stamford Brook (V) allocation withdrawn.

02.06.84
HL91+
12M+
16M
6M
    2M/E2    

GREENFORD Red Lion- CHISWICK Edensor Road
Grove Park journeys withdrawn - replaced by new Route E4

07.09.85
HL91+
12M+
16M
6M
    2M/E2    

GREENFORD Red Lion- CHISWICK Edensor Road
Reouted at Chiswick between Burlington Lane and Chertsey Road via Stavely Road and Alexandra Avenue

26.05.90
AT
20RW
19RW
--
 
HL91+
--
--
7M

GREENFORD Red Lion- CHISWICK Edensor Road
Mon-Sat service converted to midibus and allocation transferred to Acton (AT)

M523 Turnham Green

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21.07.90
AT
20RW
19RW
--
 
HL91+
--
--
7RW

GREENFORD Red Lion- CHISWICK Edensor Road
Sunday service converted to midibus but stayed at Hanwell (HL)

30.11.91
AT
20RW
19RW
--
 
HL
--
--
RW

GREENFORD Red Lion- CHISWICK Edensor Road
Sunday service joint with Route E1

06.03.93
G
20RW
19RW
--
 
HL
--
--
RW

GREENFORD BROADWAY  -  CHISWICK Edensor Road
Mon-Sat reallocated to Greenford (G)

28.03.93
G
20RW
20RW
RW

GREENFORD BROADWAY  -  CHISWICK Edensor Road
Sunday reallocated to Greenford (G)

RW40 West Ealing

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10.01.94
AT
1M
--
--
 
G
20RW
20RW
RW

GREENFORD BROADWAY  -  CHISWICK Edensor Road
1 double deck allocated Mon-Fri from Acton (AT)

24.05.97
G
20DM
20DM
7DM

GREENFORD Red Lion- CHISWICK Edensor Road
Start of new contract with new Marshall Darts - Acton double deck working withdrawn.

DM150 Greenford

25.05.02
G
27TN
25TN
10TN

GREENFORD BROADWAY  -  CHISWICK Edensor Road
Contract renewal with new buses

TN32993 Greenford stand

30.05.09
G
26DN
24DN
15DN

GREENFORD BROADWAY  -  CHISWICK Edensor Road
Contract renewal with new buses

DN33599 passes the Red Lion at Greenford

22.06.13
G301+
26TE
24TE
15TE
Contract novated from First to Metroline West

GREENFORD BROADWAY  -  CHISWICK Edensor Road
New operator

TE1731 Chiswick High Road

31.05.14
V451+
26SP
24SP
15SP
CONTRACT REASSIGNED

GREENFORD BROADWAY  -  CHISWICK Edensor Road
Start of new contract with London United - Route 391 transferred to Fulwell (FW) to make room

SP143 Acton Market Place

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
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24.11.18
V451+
23ADH
22ADH
16ADH

GREENFORD BROADWAY  -  CHISWICK Edensor Road
SP type withdrawn in favour of ADH type which became available as Route 27 was converted to LT type which was possible when Route 10 was withdrawn

01.06.19
V451+
23ADH
22ADH
16ADH

GREENFORD BROADWAY  -  CHISWICK Edensor Road
Contract renewal

VH45193 Greenford stand

© Anthony Moore

Operating Garages

G Greenford
Crew Changeover point Greenford stand

HL Hanwell
Crew Changeover point Church Road

AT Acton
Crew Changeover point Acton ?

V Turnham Green
Crew Changeover point Crown & Anchor

V Stamford Brook
From 2014 Chiswick Police Station although some crews seem to have a private arrangement and change over in Turnham Green Terrace

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