London Bus Route 406 - Epsom - Ewell - Tolworth - Surbiton Hill Road - Kingston. (8 Miles)
Operated By Quality Line
Garage: Epsom EB Past Timetables: June 2001
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The 406 was introduced many years ago being introduced by London Country buses throughout there operation they have used many types of vehicles including atlanteans & Routemasters. But the 406 joined the TFL tendering system on the 27th January 2001 where London United Buses won the contract to operate the 406 using using a mixtures of Darts & Metrobuses from their Hounslow Garage (AV) providing a service between Kingston & Epsom General Hospital. The current PVR was 4DP/1M Monday to Friday, 5M Saturday & 4M Sunday’s.
On the 31st March 2001, the 406 was converted to 100% double deck operation with also a PVR increase being 5M Monday to Saturday and 6M Sunday’s. Later at the end of June 2001 (30th), the allocation was transferred to Kingston garage (K) from Hounslow and the current PVR was Monday to Saturday 4M & Sunday 3M. Due to the closure of Kingston Garage (K) the 406 allocation was transferred to Tolworth Garage using newer fleet of buses (VA’s). On the 30th June 2007 London United lost the contract to Quality Line also known as Epsom Buses, using a brand new fleet of Enviro 400’s for the 406 which they operated from their Epsom Base (EB). The current PVR is Monday to Sunday 4E. The average journey time is between 35 & 55mins. The frequency Monday to Sunday is every 30mins.
History Last Updated 25th March 2013