Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.05.36
K
1DA
1DA
1DA

ESHER Windsor Arms  -  Claremont Lane  -  CLAYGATE The Causeway
New daily route - one man operation

09.12.36
K
1C
1C
1C

ESHER Windsor Arms  -   CLAYGATE The Causeway
Type change

17.02.37
K
1DA
1DA
1DA

ESHER Windsor Arms  -   CLAYGATE The Causeway
Reverted to DA type

13.12.39
K
1C
1C
1C

ESHER Windsor Arms  -   CLAYGATE The Causeway
C type reintroduced

25.03.42
K
3C
3C
2C

LOWER GREEN ( Mon-Sat peaks / Sat afts)  -  ESHER Windsor ArmsCLAYGATE The Causeway
Extended from Esher to Lower Green as shown above

12.05.42
K
3C
3C
2C

ESHER Windsor Arms  -  Claremont Lane  -  CLAYGATE The Causeway
Withdrawn between Lower Green and Esher

30.12.42
K
3C
3C
2C

IMBER COURT ( Mon-Sat except evenings )  Ember Lane  -  Station Road  -  Portsmouth Road  -  ESHER Windsor Arms ( Mon-Sat evenings / Suns )  -  CLAYGATE The Causeway
Extended from Esher to Imber Court

Extracted from June 1946 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
11.09.46
K
5T
5T
47

HAMPTON COURT  -  Imber Court  -   Esher  -  CLAYGATE The Causeway
Extended from Imber Court to Hampton Court and revised to run full length of route at all times
Crew operation introduced

21.06.50
K
5T
5T
4T

HAMPTON COURT STATION - CLAYGATE Holroyd Road
Extended in Claygate to Holroyd Road.

14.05.52
NB
5T
5T
4T

HAMPTON COURT STATION - CLAYGATE Holroyd Road
Kingston (K) allocation moved to the new Norbiton Garage (NB)

06.10.54
NB
5TD
5TD
3TD

HAMPTON COURT STATION - CLAYGATE Holroyd Road
T type withdrawn in favour of TD

01.12.54
NB
5TD
5TD
3TD

HAMPTON COURT STATION - Ember Lane - Lower Green Road - More Lane - Catos Hill - Lammas Lane - Esher High Street - Claremont Lane - Millbourne Lane - Hare Lane - St Leonards Road - St Mathews Terrace - The Causeway - ( return via Church Road ) CLAYGATE Holroyd Road (single deck crew operation)
Diverted between Imber Court and Esher via Lower Green.

Extracted from 1958 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
30.04.58
NB
5TD
4TD
3T

HAMPTON COURT STATION - CLAYGATE Holroyd Road
See times below

13.05.59
K
--
--
2TD
 
NB
5TD
4TD
--

HAMPTON COURT STATION - CLAYGATE Holroyd Road
Sunday NB allocation transferred to Kingston (K)

01.07.59
K
--
--
2RF
 
NB
5RF
4RF
--

HAMPTON COURT STATION - CLAYGATE Holroyd Road
TD type replaced by RF.

Taken from 1960 allocation book
09.05.62
FW
5RF
4RF
2RF

CLAYGATE Holroyd Road - HAMPTON COURT STATION -: Hampton Court Road - High Street Hampton - Hampton Hill - Wellington Road - FULWELL GARAGE (garage journeys)
Kingston and Norbiton allocations withdrawn in favour of new Fulwell (FW) allocation.
This was part of a reshuffle connected with the last stage of the trolleybus replacement program.

 

 

Ex Green Line RF33 waits at the Hampton Court stand

 

01.07.64
FW
5RF
3RF
2RF

CLAYGATE   - HAMPTON COURT  -  FULWELL GARAGE ( Garage journeys )
See map below


Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

18.11.64
FW
6RFo
4RFo
3RFo

CLAYGATE   - HAMPTON COURT  -  FULWELL GARAGE ( Garage journeys )
Converted to OPO operation.


22.08.76
FW81+
6BL
4BL
1BL

CLAYGATE   - HAMPTON COURT  -  FULWELL GARAGE ( Garage journeys )
RF type replaced by Bristols.

BL38 Hampton Court DL38 Holroyd Road

28.10.78
Route withdrawn - replaced by revised 215

Operating Garages

NB Norbiton
Changeover point at garage - garage runs operated via Route 131. AND via 218 to and from Esher

K Kingston
Changeover point at garage - garage runs operated via Route 131 AND via 218 to and from Esher

FW Fulwell
Changeover point at garage - garage runs operated via Route 267