Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
AL
25LT
23LT
20LT
 
CF
12STL
17STL
--

KINGS CROSS St Pancras - Euston - Kingsway - Aldwych - Trafalgar Square - Westminster - Millbank - Lambeth Bridge - Vauxhall - Wandsworth Road - Clapham Junction -Wandsworth - Merton Road - Durnsford Road - Gap Road - Alexandra Road - Wimbledon Station - Hartfield Road - Kingston Road - RAYNES PARK Junction Tavern
Prior to 03.10.34 had been numbered 177

Taken from historical map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk
13.12.39
AL
20STL
16STL
11STL
 
CF
21STL
17STL
10STL

KINGS CROSS St Pancras  - RAYNES PARK Junction Tavern
Sunday Chalk Farm (CF) allocation introduced

03.01.40
AL
27STL
17STL
21STL
 
CF
14STL
14STL
--

KINGS CROSS St Pancras  - RAYNES PARK Junction Tavern
Sunday Chalk Farm (CF) allocation withdrawn

20.03.40
AL
16STL
16STL
7STL
 
GM
17STL
17STL
8STL

KINGS CROSS St Pancras  - RAYNES PARK Junction Tavern
Daily Gillingham Street (GM) allocation introduced and Chalk Farm (CF) withdrawn

07.11.40
AL
16STL
16STL+
7STL
      3STL/88
1STL/157
 
 
GM
10STL
7PROV
10STL
7PROV
10STL
Express Service
GM
12STL
12STL
--

KINGS CROSS St Pancras  - RAYNES PARK Junction Tavern
EXPRESS SERVICE introduced between Clapham Junction and Kings Cross

19.03.41
AL
16STL
16STL+
7STL
      3STL/88
1STL/157
 
 
GM
17STL
17STL
8STL

KINGS CROSS St Pancras  - RAYNES PARK Junction Tavern
Express service withdrawn

14.05.52
AL
11D+
10D+
10D
    1D/77 4D/88  
 
GM
21STL
8STD
19STL
6STD
--
 
WL
--
--
14RTL

KINGS CROSS St Pancras  - RAYNES PARK Junction Tavern
Sunday Gillingham Street (GM) replaced by Walworth (WL)

D112 Lavender Road SW11
07.10.53
AL
11RT
10RT
11RT
 
GM
22STL
6STD
19STL
6STD
--
 
WL
--
--
13RTL

KINGS CROSS St Pancras  - RAYNES PARK Junction Tavern
RT type introduced.

Normally seen on Route 137 - RT4332 strays onto the 77A
and is seen in York Way in pristine condition
17.03.54
AL
11RT
10RT+
11RT
      4RT/88  
 
SW
28RTL+
25RTL
--
    1STD/77    
 
WL
--
--
13RTL

KINGS CROSS  -  RAYNES PARK
Mon-Sat GM allocation transferred to SW and converted from RT to RTL.

RTL1156 (WL) seen on a Sunday working
17.10.56
AL
10RT
9RT
5RT
 
SW
26RTL
21RTL
--
 
WL
--
--
10RTL

KINGS CROSS - RAYNES PARK - New Malden - WORCESTER PARK (Mon-Fri am jnys)
Mon-Fri am journeys extended from Raynes Park to New Malden and Worcester Park replacing part of withdrawn 32

26.11.58
AL
12RT
13RT
5RT
 
Q
--
--
10RTL
 
SW
29RTL
19RTL+
--
      1RTL/77  

KINGS CROSS - RAYNES PARK - New Malden - WORCESTER PARK (Mon-Fri am jnys)
Sunday Walworth WL allocation transferred to Camberwell (Q)

13.05.59
AL
21RT
17RT
--
 
SW
11RTL
9RTL
--

KINGS CROSS - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Sat) - WORCESTER PARK (Mon-Fri am journeys)
Sunday Route diverted via Westminster Bridge and renumbered 77C.

06.03.65
AL
9RT
--
--
 
SW
20RTL
--
--

KINGS CROSS - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Sat) - WORCESTER PARK (Mon-Fri am journeys)
Saturday Route diverted via Westminster Bridge and renumbered 77C.

08.01.67
AL
8RT
--
--
 
SW
18RTL
--
--

KINGS CROSS - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Sat) - WORCESTER PARK (Mon-Fri am journeys)
Diverted via Wimbledon Park Station.

06.03.67
AL
8RT
--
--
 
SW
20RT
--
--

KINGS CROSS - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Sat) - WORCESTER PARK (Mon-Fri am journeys)
Reinstated via Gap Road

RT4756 Whitehall

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15.12.73
AL
8RM
--
--
 
SW
16RM
--
--

KINGS CROSS - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Sat) - WORCESTER PARK (Mon-Fri am journeys)
RT type replaced by RM.

28.10.78
AL41+
8RM
--
--
 
SW101+
16RM
--
--

KINGS CROSS - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Fri)
Withdrawn between Raynes Park and Worcester Park.

25.04.81
AL31+
20RM
--
--
 
SW101+
19RM
20RM
8RM

KINGS CROSS - Euston - Aldwych - Trafalgar Square - Westminster - Millbank - Vauxhall Bridge - Vauxhall - Clapham Junction - WANDSWORTH (Suns) West Hill - PUTNEY HEATH Green Man (Mon-Fri SDO jnys/Sun pm)
or Wimbledon Park - Wimbledon - RAYNES PARK (Mon-Sat)
Sat and Sun reintroduced between Kings Cross and Wandsworth with pm projections to Putney Heath to replace withdrawn 28 on this section.
Mon-Fri bifurcations introduced to Putney Heath via West Hill.

Routes 77A & C had a one way routing in Wimbledon up until 1981.
Buses towards Raynes Park ran via The Broadway & Palmerston Road to Kingston Road.Buses towards Kings Cross ran via Hartfield Road.
There were 2 stops on Palmerston Road,near the junctions of The Broadway,& Pelham Road.After the changes of April 1981,Hartfield Road was served in both directions.

23.04.83
AL31+
13RM
--
--
 
SW101+
23RM
11RM
8RM

KINGS X - WANDSWORTH - PUTNEY HEATH (Mon-Fri/Sun jnys) or WIMBLEDON (Mon-Fri )
Withdrawn Mon-Fri except peaks and garage journeys between Wandsworth and Wimbledon and further withdrawn at all times between Wimbledon and Raynes Park.

27.10.84
SW101+
35RM
11RM
8RM

KINGS CROSS - WANDSWORTH - WIMBLEDON ( Mon-Fri peaks )  or PUTNEY HEATH (Mon-Fri/Sun jnys)
Withdrawn between Wandsworth and Wimbledon except Mon-Fri peaks
AL allocation withdrawn.

16,11,84
SW101+
35Dc
11Dc
8Dc

KINGS CROSS - WANDSWORTH - PUTNEY HEATH (Mon-Fri/Sun jnys)
Progressive conversion to D type

03.08.85
SW101+
33D
12D
9D

KINGS CROSS - WANDSWORTH - PUTNEY HEATH (Mon-Fri/Sun jnys)
Withdrawn between Wandsworth and Wimbledom
Converted to One Person Operation

31.03.90
SW101+
17D
10D
9D

KINGS CROSS - WANDSWORTH - TIBBETTS CORNER (Mon-Fri school journeys) - PUTNEY HEATH (Suns)
Mon-Fri journeys to Putney Heath curtailed at Tibbetts Corner and to operate as loop via Withycombe Road - Victoria Drive - Augustus Road - Princes Way - Withycombe Road.

12.05.90
GM61+
9M
4M
--
 
SW91+
8D
7D
9D

KINGS CROSS - WANDSWORTH - TIBBETTS CORNER (Mon-Fri school journeys) - PUTNEY HEATH (Suns)
Mon-Sat Gillingham Street GM allocation introduced after a 36 year absence.
Stockwell (SW) running number sequence change

25.05.91
SW91+
19M
12M
8M

ALDWYCH - WANDSWORTH
Withdrawn between Aldwych and Kings Cross partly replaced by diverted Route 30
The Route between Wandsworth and Tibbetts Corner renumbered 77C.

Scanned from LT Buses leaflet dated December 1998
29.09.01
RA51+
3PVL
--
--
 
SW91+
15PVL
13PVL
8PVL

ALDWYCH - WANDSWORTH
A small Mon-Fri allocation introduced at Waterloo base (RA)

25.05.02
SW91+
18PVL
13PVL
8PVL

ALDWYCH - WANDSWORTH
Waterloo allocation withdrawn.

03.06.06
Route renumbered 87 - THIS WAS THE LAST SUFFIX ROUTE

Operating Garages

AL Merton
Changeover Point AL In the1960s (certainly between 1964 and 1968) some duties changed over at Raynes Park while others changed at Wimbledon Hartfield Rd

Information provided by Bob Turner

SW Stockwell
Changeover point Vauxhall - when Vauxhall Bus Station under construction - Lambeth College ( Wandsworth Road / Landsdowne Way )

WL Walworth
Changeover point Vauxhall

Q Camberwell
Changeover point Vauxhall

GM Gillingham Street
Changeover point Vauxhall

RA Waterloo
Changeover point Aldwych stand