Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
26.05.91
AV221+
7DR
5DR
--
    1M/E4    

HAMMERSMITH BROADWAY - Turnham Green - Wellesley Road - Chiswick Roundabout - Great West Road - Osterley Station - Lampton - Vicarage Farm Road -
HOUNSLOW WEST STN
( Mon-Sat ) - Bath Road. HOUNSLOW BUS STATION ( garage journeys )
New Midibus Route replacing part of withdrawn Route 91


 

DR15 branded as Harrier when new at Hounslow West Station

 


24.01.94
AV221+
7DRL
7DRL
--
 
AV231+
1M
--
--

DRL type introduced

31.08.96
WK971+
7DR
6DR
--
 
V
2M
--
--
Contract subcontracted to Westlink

HAMMERSMITH BROADWAY - HOUNSLOW WEST STN ( Mon-Sat )
Now operating from Hounslow Heath (WK) thus withdrawn between Hounslow West and Hounslow Bus Station
Mon-Fri am school journeys transferred to Stamford Brook (V) but only operated eastbound

09.11.96
WK971+
7DR
6DR
--
 
V201+
2M ex 27
--
--

Stamford Brook closed - school journeys transferred to Shepherds Bush

20.11.99
AV921+
--
--
4DP
 
HH921+
9DP
7DP
--
  V12/15
2M ex 27
   

HAMMERSMITH BROADWAY - HOUNSLOW WEST STN
Sunday service introduced - operated by Hounslow (AV)

 

 

M1240 showing signs of age, seen on the stand at Hounslow West

 


18.03.00
HH921+
10LLW
9LLW
5LLW

Converted to LLW type made spare from Route 120 conversion to double deck
Double deck journeys operated by Stamford Brook (V) withdrawn
Sunday allocation moved from AV to HH

 

 

LLW7 seen in the attractive London United livery at Hounslow West

 


HH921+
10LLW
9LLW
7LLW

Increased Mon-Sat evening service and all day Sunday

30.06.01
V101+
9LLW
9LLW
7LLW

Hounslow Heath (HH) allocation moved to Stamford Brook (V) - this move would release space for the newly won contract for the 285

 

 

CD3 subs for an LLW which were unreliable

 


25.05.02
HH921+
10LLW
9LLW
7LLW

Allocation returned to Hounslow Heath - new routes 272 and 440 filled the gap at V

06.03.04
HH381+
11LLW
11LLW
9LLW

Increased Mon-Sat evening service and all day Sunday
Running number sequence changed

04.09.04
HH381+
11DP
11DP
9DP

LLW replaced by DP which were made spare when Route 49 was converted to VA  operation

 

 

DP21 passes the old Riverside (R) garage

 


16.02.08
HH381+
11DP
11DP
9DP

HAMMERSMITH BUS STATION - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION
Hammersmith terminus changed from Hammersmith Grove to Bus Station upper level

DPS524 seen at the western terminus - these shorter buses being used as TFL felt that newer buses should be used as the old DP were ageing even though more capacity was needed not less

 


23.12.09
HH381+
14SP
14SP
9SP

Converted to double deck operation

 

 

SP1 pauses in Glenthorne Road

 

 

09.01.10
HH381+
14SP
14SP
9SP

HAMMERSMITH BUS STATION - King Street - Chiswick High Road - Turnham Green - Chiswick High Road - Gunnersbury Stn - Great West Road - Osterley Station - Lampton - - Vicarage Farm Road - Bath Road - HOUNSLOW WEST STATION
Route diverted at Turnham Green to go direct along Chiswick High Road instead of Wellesley Road and Oxford Road North - the withdrawn routeing replaced by Route 440 extension

08.03.14
HH381+
14SP
15SP
10SP
Contract extended for two years

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

TLA2 Chiswick High Road

05.03.16
HH381+
15SP
14SP
9SP

Contract renewal

 

DLE16 at the Boston Manor Road stop

08.12.18
HH381+
15VH
14VH
9VH

HAMMERSMITH  -  HOUNSLOW WEST
Converted from SP to VH in readiness for Chiswick High Road low emmission scheme

21.03.20
V101+
14VH
12VH
8VH

HAMMERSMITH  -  HOUNSLOW WEST
Allocation moved from Hounslow Heath (HH) to Stamford Brook (V)

 

Map

Taken from Map38A December 2019
Greater London Bus Map by Mike Harris

 

Garages

AV Hounslow
Crew Changeover point at garage

HH / WK Hounslow Heath
Crew Changeover point at garage

V Stamford Brook (2001-2002 and 2020 +)
Crew Changeover point at garage

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Saturday, 18.04.20