West Wimbledon in the 1950sWorcester Park 2008

Route 200

Route 200 served some rather smart areas to the west of Wimbledon, and as a result of opposition by residents was single-deck operated for many years.  Started in the early 30s as the 103, the 200 was extended from Raynes Park to 'West Wimbledon' in 1936, a section replaced by the new RT-operated 286 in 1962.  RTs finally arrived on the 200 itself in 1965.
Back in the days when the buses terminated at Coombe Lane Copse Hill, by completing a U-turn at the junction, RF355 stands at West Wimbledon in about 1955.
Photo © Jim Andress 




On 10 August 2008, the 200 will operate a half-hourly service over the original route between Wimbledon Station and West Wimbledon, with some necessary adjustment north of Raynes Park due to recent road engineering.  As the turning space at Copse Hill is no longer available, buses will continue to New Malden Fountain for connections with other services.  Timetable attached.
Main boarding points
New Malden Fountain stops J and K, Wimbledon Bus Station, Sir Cyril Black Way.
Detailed route history

... is available here.