Route History

 

206 fares

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

Type change

17.02.37
K
1DA
1DA
1DA

Reverted to DA type

13.12.39
K
1C
1C
1C

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Withdrawn between Lower Green and Esher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

1946 map
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

Kingston (K) allocation moved to the new Norbiton Garage (NB)

06.10.54
NB
5TD
5TD
3TD

T type withdrawn in favour of TD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.

1958 map
Extracted from 1958 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
30.04.58
NB
5TD
4TD
3T
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List
13.05.59
K
--
--
2TD
 
NB
5TD
4TD
--

Sunday NB allocation transferred to Kingston (K)

01.07.59
K
--
--
2RF
 
NB
5RF
4RF
--

TD type replaced by RF.

1960 entry
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Kingston and Norbiton allocations withdrawn in favour of new Fulwell (FW) allocation.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.

206_RF33 

 

Ex Green Line RF33 waits at the Hampton Court stand

 

01.07.64
FW
5RF
3RF
2RF

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

18.11.64
FW
6RFo
4RFo
3RFo

Converted to OPO operation.

206_RF340 

 

RF340 Hampton Court Station

 


22.08.76
FW81+
6BL
4BL
1BL

RF type replaced by Bristols.

206_BL43 

 

BL43 entering Hampton Court Station lay by

 

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