London Buses route H98 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Hayes End and Hounslow, it is operated by London United.
Route H98 commenced operation on 1 December 1990 between Hounslow Bus Station and Hayes End Angel Lane via Hounslow West - Cranford - Harlington Corner - Harlington - Hayes - Church Road - Uxbridge Road as Monday to Saturday service. The route was initially operated by London United from their Hounslow (AV) garage from their Duple Dartline bodied Dennis Darts. The route was introduced to replace withdrawn route 98.
On 1 December 1990, the route was renumbered H98 and was withdrawn between Hayes End and Hillingdon Hill. The route was converted to midibus operation using Duple Dartline bodied Dennis Darts at the same time.
On 26 November 1994, a Sunday service was introduced.
On 31 January 1994, school day journeys were introduced using a Leyland Lynx.
On 26 November 1994, the Duple Dartline bodied Dennis Darts were replaced by Plaxton Pointer bodied Dennis Darts and the Leyland Lynx was replaced by a MCW Metrobus.
On 9 November 1996, the route was extended in Hayes End to Kingsway and the school day journeys were withdrawn.
On 31 July 1999, the route was converted to low floor using Plaxton Pointer 2 bodied Dennis Dart SLFs.
On 5 March 2011, the route was retained by London United with brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 Darts introduced.
On 31 May 2014, brand new Optare Electric MetroCitys were introduced.
On 1 October 2016, a double deck working was introduced using an Alexander ALX400 bodied Dennis Trident.
The Alexander ALX400 bodied Dennis Tridents will be replaced by Scania OmniCitys from September 2017.
The route will be retained by London United from 17 March 2018.
Route H98 operates via these primary locations:
- Hayes End Kingshill
- Hayes Town Centre
- Hayes & Harlington Station
- Harlington Corner
- Waggoners Roundabout
- Hounslow West Station
- Bath Road
- Hounslow Bus Station