Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
07.04.90
FW131+
10DT
10DT
2DT
logo New service marketed under the Harrier name

RICHMOND Dee Road (Mon-Sat) - RICHMOND STATION ( Suns) Twickenham - Fulwell - Hampton Hill - Broad Lane - The Avenue - Buckingham Road - - Acacia Road - Nightingale Road - HAMPTON Nurserylands Estate
This was Route 270 downgraded to minibus status and renumbered.
A Sunday service was introduced thus Route 33 was withdrawn between Fulwell and Nurserylands

12.11.90
FW131+
12DT
10DT
2DT

RICHMOND Raleigh Road  ( Mon-Sat ) -RICHMOND Dee Road ( Mon-Sat before 0700 and after 1900 ) - RICHMOND STATION ( Suns ) - HAMPTON Nurserylands Estate
Mon-Sat extended along Lower Mortlake Road in Richmond to Raleigh Road

DT77

DT77 Richmond Station

This image available with the
Single Deck download


10.04.92
FW131+
12DT
10DT
2DT

RICHMOND Manor Road Homebase  ( Mon-Sat ) - RICHMOND STATION ( Suns ) - HAMPTON Nurserylands Estate
Mon-Sat extended to Manor Road

09.05.92
FW131+
14DT+
10DT
3DT
    1M/267    

RICHMOND Manor Road Homebase (Mon-Sat) - RICHMOND STATION ( Suns) Twickenham - Fulwell - Hampton Hill - Broad Lane - The Avenue - Buckingham Road - Acacia Road - Nightingale Road - Oak Avenue - Green Lane - Main Street - HANWORTH Fir Road
Extended from Hampton to Hanworth

29.01.94
FW131+
13DT+
10DT
3DT
    2M/267    

RICHMOND Manor Road Homebase - Twickenham - Fulwell - Hampton Hill - Broad Lane -- then one way loop via The Avenue - Buckingham Road - Acacia Road - Nightingale Road - Hanworth Road - Hampton Lane - Swan Road - Main Street - Oak Avenue - Nurserylands Estate - Oak Avenue - Broad Lane - RICHMOND Manor Road Homebase
New loop operation introduced at Hampton

15.11.97
FW131+
13DT+
10DT
3DT
    2M/267    

CHISWICK Edensor Road (  Mon-Fri school journeys ) - Chiswick Bridge - RICHMOND Manor Road Homebase - HAMPTON The Avenue
SDO journeys extended from Richmond to Chiswick - these journeys were previously operated by Route 290

29.08.98
FW131+
10DP+
10DP
4DP
    2M/267    

Main service converted to low floor single deck type

DP11

DP11 Wakefield Road - Richmond

This image available with theTransdev download


1999 map
Extracted from 1999 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

06.09.99
FW131+
10DP+
10DP
4DP
    2M/267    

RICHMOND Manor Road Homebase - HAMPTON The Avenue
Withdrawn between Richmond and Chiswick

TA256

TA256 King Street - Twickenham

This image available with theTransdev download

19.08.00
TF50+
11sd
10sd
5sd
 
HH993
1M
   
logo Contract reassigned

Contract reassigned to TGM except for double deck SDO journeys operated by London United (HH)

422

422 York Street - Twickenham

This image is part of a download available with the Abellio download

25.06.05
TF50+
11DP
10DP
5DP

Double deck journeys operated by LU withdrawn

2005 entry
Taken fom 2005 allocation book

604

Travel London 604 - Marble Hill Park

This image is part of a download available with the Abellio download

26.06.10
TF50+
11sd
10sd
5sd
logo Contract renewal

8551

8551 Richmond Station

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8805

Electrocity 8805 seen at King Street - Twickenham. five of this type were allocated to TF in October 2011 after sitting idle at Walworth following the loss of Route 129

This image is part of a download available with the Abellio download

27.06.15
TF41+
11sd
11sd
7sd

Contract extended for two years

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

24.06.17
TF41+
11sd
11sd
7sd

RICHMOND  -  HANWORTH
Contract renewal

Garages

FW Fulwell
Changeover point outside garage

TF Twickenham
Changeover point Cock and Bull

 

 

 

 

Current times for Route R70 live R70 stands Tender Specs Fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Friday, 10.11.17