Five STL-type[clarification needed] buses with open tops were ordered by Charles Pickup for route 37 on weekdays, now running between Peckham and Richmond. It was later extended to Hounslow, and during World War I was operated with naptha powered vehicles.
In April 1997 the route gained a night bus variant, route N37. It was the 50th night bus route to begin operation in London.
Route 37 operates via these primary locations:
- Peckham bus station
- Peckham Rye station
- East Dulwich
- North Dulwich station
- Herne Hill station
- Clapham Common station
- Clapham Junction station
- Wandsworth High Street
- East Putney station
- Putney station
- Putney Heath Green Man
- Graeme Bruce, J; Curtis, Colin (1977). The London Motor Bus: Its Origins and Development. London Transport. p. 70. ISBN 0853290830.
- Klapper, Charles (1984). The Golden Age of Buses. Routledge. p. 64. ISBN 0-7102-0232-6.
- Aldridge, John (July 1997). "50th night route". Buses. Ian Allan Publishing (508): 12.
- Route 37 Map Transport for London