London Buses route E9 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Barnhill Estate and Ealing Broadway, it is operated by Abellio London.
Route E9 commenced operating on 21 July 1990 between Ealing and Yeading Ayles Road via Castlebar Road, Eaton Rise, Woodfield Road, Pitshanger Lane, Scotch Common, Argyle Road, Ruislip Road East, The Broadway, Ruislip Road, White Hart Roundabout, Yeading Lane, Kingshill Avenue, with part of the service diverted to Smith’s Farm. The E9 initially ran Monday to Saturday using Wright Nimbus-bodied Renault S75s from Hanwell (HL) garage.
In 1993, Hanwell (HL) garage was announced as closed and the allocation was transferred to Greenford (G) garage.
In May 1997, route was retained by CentreWest with new 9.4m Marshall Capital bodied Dennis SLFs introduced. On the same date, route E9 was extended from Ayles Road to Welbeck Avenue at Yeading. The Smiths Farm spur was withdrawn and replaced by new route E10 on the same date.
In November 2001, a Sunday service was introduced.
In 2002, the 9.4m single door Marshall Capital bodied Dennis Dart SLFs were replaced by 10.2m dual doored versions.
On 30 May 2009, the route was retained by First London with Marshall Capital bodied Dennis Dart SLFs.
In August 2009, brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Darts were introduced.
On 28 May 2016, route E9 passed to Abellio London operating from their Hayes (WS) garage and was converted to double deck using Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s.
- Barnhill Estate
- Greenford Broadway
- Pitshanger Lane
- Ealing Broadway