Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.06.87
K
6MR
6MR
--
westlink logo 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

K1_MR6 

MR6 seen here at New Station - the driver should be going to Brighton as he is dressed in white T shirt and white jeans - very relaxed

 

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

Rerouted between Malden Road and Sheephouse Way via Amberwood Rise and South Lane

29.06.96
FW231+
8DR
7DR
3DR
lu logo 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There had been a spur working from Thornhill Road to Ace of Spades roundabout and back - this was withdrawn apart from a SDO journey in each peak from the New Malden direction to serve Southborough School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

Converted from DT to DR

K1_DR4 

DR4 Brook Street - Kingston

 

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

Contract renewal -
Sunday allocation transferred to Kingston (K)

K1
 
03.11.01
TV231+
9DPK
9DPK
3DPK

Kingston (K) closed but both K and FW allocations moved to new Tolworth (TV) garage

K1_DPK614 

 

DPK614 Red Lion stop at Tolworth

 

28.06.08
TV231+
9SDE
8SDE
5SDE
logo Contract renewal

K1_SDE9 

 

SDE4 New Malden stand

 

03.03.11
TV231+
9SDE
8SDE
5SDE
ratp logo Transdev purchased by RATP

K1_SE8  SDE8 leaving Cromwell Road Bus Station

29.06.13
TF61+
9sd
8sd
6sd
abellio logo Contract reassigned

KINGSTON  -  NEW MALDEN
New contract with Abellio

Abellio London ADL Enviro200 YX13 EHL  8124 leaves Cromwell Road Bus Station
11.03.17
BC261+
12sd
11sd
7sd

Allocation moved from Fulwell (TF) to Beddington Cross (BC)

Abellio London ADL Enviro200 MMC SN66 WLG   
12.08.17
TF61+
12sd
11sd
7sd

Allocation moved back to Fulwell (TF)

30.06.18
TF61+
12sd
11sd
7sd

KINGSTON  -  NEW MALDEN
Contract extended for two years

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

 

K1 times K1 live K1 stands Tender Specs

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Saturday, 07.07.18