Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
14.06.53
AL
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12D
 
Q
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8RTL

KINGS CROSS - Euston - Aldwych - Charing Cross - Westminster - Millbank - Vauxhall Bridge - Clapham Junction - Wandsworth Common - Earlsfield - Tooting Broadway - TOOTING Mitre
TOOTING BROADWAY - London Road - Mitcham - Hackbridge - Hackbridge Road - Carshalton Station - High Street - WALLINGTON Belmont Road (Sunday only - two sections as above)
NEW SUNDAY ONLY ROUTE
This route was the same as the 77 except that the northern section ran via Vauxhall Bridge instead of Lambeth Bridge.

10.01.54
AL
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12RT
 
WL
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8RTL

KINGS CROSS - TOOTING Mitre or TOOTING BROADWAY - WALLINGTON (Suns)
Daimlers replaced by Leyland RTL at Merton (AL). Camberwell (Q) allocation transferred to Walworth (WL).

02.05.56
AL
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12RT
 
Q
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--
7RTL

KINGS CROSS - TOOTING Mitre or TOOTING BROADWAY - WALLINGTON (Suns)
Walworth (WL) transferred to Camberwell (Q).

01.05.57
AL
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--
11RT
 
WL
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--
6RTL

EUSTON - TOOTING Mitre or TOOTING BROADWAY - WALLINGTON (Suns)
Withdrawn between Euston and Kings Cross and Camberwell (Q) allocation transferred back to Walworth (WL).


16.10.57
AL
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10RT
 
Q
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6RTL

EUSTON - TOOTING Mitre or TOOTING BROADWAY - WALLINGTON (Suns)
Walworth (WL) transferred to Camberwell (Q).

26.11.58
AL
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--
7RT
 
Q
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--
6RTL

EUSTON - TOOTING Mitre (Suns)
Tooting to Wallington section replaced by extending Route 44 from Mitcham to Wallington.

09.09.63
AL
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7RT
 
SW
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5RTL

EUSTON - TOOTING Mitre (Suns)
Camberwell (Q) allocation replaced by Stockwell (SW)

06.03.65
AL
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19RT
7RT
 
SW
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--
5RTL

EUSTON - TOOTING (Sats and Suns)
TOOTING - WALLINGTON (Sats)
Saturday Route introduced replacing Route 77.

 

Roofbox RT2470 Wallington

Photographer unknown

01.03.67
AL
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16RT
7RT
 
SW
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5RT

EUSTON - TOOTING (Sats and Suns)
TOOTING - WALLINGTON (Sats)

RTL type replaced by RT.

19.07.69
AL
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15RT
6RT
 
SW
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6RT

EUSTON (Suns) - ALDWYCH (Sats) - TOOTING (Sats and Suns)
TOOTING - WALLINGTON (Sats)
Saturday Route withdrawn between Aldwych and Euston.

25.10.69
AL
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15RT
11RT

EUSTON (Suns) - ALDWYCH (Sats) - TOOTING (Sats and Suns)
TOOTING - WALLINGTON (Sats)

Stockwell (SW) allocation withdrawn.

Extracted from 1970 historical map
drawn by Mike Harris

busmap.co.uk
01.11.70
AL
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16RT
7RT

ALDWYCH (Sats) - CHARING CROSS (Suns) - TOOTING (Sats and Suns)
TOOTING - WALLINGTON (Sats)
Sunday withdrawn between Charing Cross and Euston.

15.05.71
AL
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16RT
9RT

KINGS CROSS (Suns) - ALDWYCH (Sats) - TOOTING (Sats and Suns) - TOOTING BROADWAY - WALLINGTON (Sats)
Sunday extended from Charing Cross to Kings Cross.

02.10.71
AL
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16RT
9RM

KINGS CROSS (Suns) - ALDWYCH (Sats) - TOOTING (Sats and Suns) - TOOTING BROADWAY - WALLINGTON (Sats)
Routemaster type introduced on Sundays.

17.06.72
AL
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10RT
9RM

KINGS CROSS (Suns) - ALDWYCH (Sats) - TOOTING (Sats and Suns)
Tooting to Wallington section replaced by Route115B.

12.05.73
Route 77 diverted via Vauxhall Bridge therefore no need for number 77B.
 

Operating Garages

AL Merton
Changeover point Tooting Broadway or TOOTING Mitre

SW Stockwell
Changeover point Vauxhall

Q Camberwell
Changeover point Vauxhall

WL Walworth
Changeover point Vauxhall