London Bus Route 490 - Heathrow Terminal 5 - Heathrow Cargo Area - Heathrow Terminal 4 - Hatton Cross - Feltham - Staines Road - Twickenham - Richmond, Pools on the Park
Operated By Abellio London
Garage: Fulwell TF
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The route 490 began on the 23rd August 1997 and was operated by London Buslines at their (LB) Garage. The route ran from Hatton Cross Station to Richmond (via Twickenham). The current PVR was Monday to Friday 8SD, Saturday 7SD and Sunday 3SD. Later in late April in 2001 the operation was transferred to Tellings Golden Miller from their Fulwell Garage (TF). They used a variety of buses on the 490; the PVR was currently Monday to Friday 10SD, Saturday 9SD and Sunday 3SD.
In August 2002 Tellings Golden Miller decided to by some brand new low floor darts, the PVR was now 10LF Monday to Friday, Saturday 9LF and Sunday 6LF. On the 3rd September 2005 Tellings Golden Miller was replaced by Travel London which are part of the National express group they also took over many of their routes and there Fulwell Garage (TF). The PVR stayed the same and many of their buses were repainted to Travel London lively. The average journey time is between 31 and 50 minutes. The frequency of the 490 is Monday to Saturday every 12 minutes, Sunday and evenings every 20 minutes.