Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.06.87
K
6MR
6MR
--
New Service

SURBITON STATION - Victoria Road - Upper Brighton Road - Hook Road - Ace of Spades roundabout - Thornhill Road - Red Lion Road - Tolworth - Barnsbury Lane - ( return via Vincent Avenue - Tolworth Rise South - Warren Drive South - Knollmead - Southwood Drive - Tolworth Rise South - Manor Drive North - Sheephouse Way - South Lane - Amberwood Rise - Malden Road - NEW MALDEN Police Station ( Mon-Sat )
New Midibus Route operated by Westlink from Kingston Garage - replaced Route 152 between Surbiton and Tolworth and then served new Roads

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MR21 Hook Road

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28.08.93
K
8MR
7MR
1MR

NEW MALDEN Police Station (Mon-Sat) - SURBITON STATION (Mon-Sat) - Claremont Road - Maple Road - Lingfield Avenue - Villiers Road - KINGSTON (Suns)
Sunday section added between Kingston & Surbiton replacing lost section of Route 71

09.03.96
K
8MR
7MR
1MR

NEW MALDEN Police Station (Mon-Sat) - SURBITON STATION (Mon-Sat) - KINGSTON (Suns)
Rerouted between Malden Road and Sheephouse Way via Amberwood Rise and South Lane

29.06.96
FW231+
8DR
7DR
3DR
Operation transferred from
Westlink (K) to London United (FW)
 and converted from MR to DR

KINGSTON - NEW MALDEN STATION ( daily )
There had been a spur working from Thornhill Road to Ace of Spades roundabout and back - this was withdrawn apart from a SDO journey in each peak from the New Malden direction to serve Southborough School
Extended from Police Station to Station in New Malden

Sunday service introduced over the whole route
Converted from MR to DR

06.09.99
FW231+
8DR
7DR
3DR

KINGSTON - NEW MALDEN STATION ( daily )
Converted from DT to DR

DR4 Brook Street DR4 Brook Street - Kingston

30.06.01
FW231+
8DR
7DR
--
 
K231+
-
--
3DR

KINGSTON - NEW MALDEN STATION ( daily ) 
Contract renewal -
Sunday allocation transferred to Kingston (K)


03.11.01
TV231+
9DPK
9DPK
3DPK

KINGSTON - NEW MALDEN STATION ( daily ) 
Kingston (K) closed but both K and FW allocations moved to new Tolworth (TV) garage

DPK614 Red Lion stop at Tolworth

28.06.08
TV231+
9SDE
8SDE
5SDE
Contract renewal

SDE9 MALDEN ROAD Amberwood Rise

03.03.11
TV231+
9SDE
8SDE
5SDE
Transdev purchased by RATP
SDE4 New Malden stand

29.06.13
TF61+
9sd
8sd
6sd
Contract reassigned

KINGSTON  -  NEW MALDEN
New contract with Abellio

8124 Red Lion Road

© Steve Guess


11.03.17
BC261+
12sd
11sd
7sd

KINGSTON  -  NEW MALDEN
Allocation moved from Fulwell (TF) to Beddington Cross (BC)

12.08.17
TF61+
12sd
11sd
7sd

KINGSTON  -  NEW MALDEN
Allocation moved back to Fulwell (TF)

 

8156 New Malden Station

© Tony Watson


30.06.18
TF61+
12SE
11SE
7SE

KINGSTON  -  NEW MALDEN
Contract extended for two years

8168

8168 leaving Cromwell Road Bus Station

© London Transport3 (MarkM)


27.06.20

KINGSTON  -  NEW MALDEN
Contract reassigned to RATP London United (TV)

 

Operating Garages

FW Fulwell
Crew Changeover point at Kingston Cromwell Road Bus Station

K Kingston
Crew Changeover point at Kingston

TV Tolworth
Crew Changeover point at Tolworth Broadway ?

TF Fulwell
Crew Changeover point at Kingston Cromwell Road Bus Station

BC Beddington Cross
Crew Changeover point New Malden Station

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Friday, 19.06.20