London Buses Route 413 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Sutton and Morden, it is operated by Quality Line RATP.
Route 413 commenced operating on 1 October 1990 between Belmont Station and Sutton garage via Downs Road - Banstead Road South - Carshalton Beeches - Park Hill - Carshalton Road - St Nicholas Way as a Monday to Saturday route. The route was initially operated by London General from their Sutton (A) garage using a MCW Metrobus. The route was introduced to replace the withdrawn section of route 213 between Sutton and Belmont.
On 31 August 1991, the MCW Metrobus was replaced by Optare MetroRiders and the route was extended from Sutton to Lower Morden via Gander Green Lane replacing withdrawn part of route 151.
On 30 November 1996, the route was extended from Lower Morden to Morden via Cannon Hill Lane and was withdrawn between Sutton and Belmont, this section was replaced mostly by New route S3 and a Sunday service was introduced. Wright Handybus bodied Dennis Darts and Marshall Minibuses were introduced at the same time.
On 15 November 1997, the route passed to Quality Line operating from their Epsom (EB) garage using Optare MetroRiders.
In January 1999, the route was converted to low floor operation using Plaxton Pointer 2 bodied Dennis Dart SLFs.
On 1 December 2001, the route passed to London General operating from their Sutton (A) garage using Plaxton Pointer 2 bodied Dennis Dart SLFs and the Sutton terminal changed to Sutton Bus Garage.
On 2 December 2006, the route was retained by London General.
On 3 December 2011, the route was retained by London General with brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Darts introduced.
On 3 December 2016, the route passed to Quality Line operating from their Epsom (EB) garage using brand new Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro K's.
Current route Edit
- Sutton Bus Garage
- Grove Road (for Sutton Station)
- West Sutton Station
- Lower Morden
- South Merton Station
- Morden Station