Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
17.06.95
AL241+
6DPL
6DPL
4DPL

TULSE HILL STATION - Upper Tulse Hill - Streatham Hill - Streatham High Road - Mitcham Lane - Streatham Road - London Road - Fair Green - MITCHAM Cricketers
NEW ROUTE replacing eastern section of Route 200

DRL89

DRL89 Unknown location

This image available on the
Single Deck download

17.06.00
MC41+
8sd
7sd
6sd
logo Start of new contract with Mitcham Belle and converted to low floor single deck
09.06.01
MC41+
8sd
7sd
6sd

HERNE HILL STATION - Croxted Road - Thurlow Park Road - Tulse Hill - Upper Tulse Hill - Streatham Hill - Streatham High Road - Mitcham Lane - Streatham Road - London Road - Fair Green - MITCHAM Cricketers
Extended from Tulse Hill to Herne Hill.

01.12.01
MC41+
9sd
8sd
6sd

HERNE HILL STATION - Tulse Hill - Upper Tulse Hill - Streatham Hill - Streatham High Road - Mitcham Lane - Streatham Road - London Road - Fair Green - Morden Road - Wandle Road - MORDEN STATION
Extended from Mitcham to Morden Station.

026

026 seen in Morden - the final destination made quite clear on the blind

This image is part of a download available on the Abellio download

27.08.04
MC41+
9sd
8sd
6sd
logo Route transferred to Centra London as a result of their purchase of Mitcham Belle's London Bus operations.
Centra

Centra had a anything goes policy which probably led to their downfall

© Eamonn Kentell

20.05.06
MA121+
9DWL
8DWL
6DWL
logo Operation transferred to East Thames Buses operating from their Mandela Way depot
DWL14

DWL14 Mitcham

This image is part of a download available on the Abellio download
03.10.09
MA121+
9DW
9DW
7DW
logo Route now operated by Go Ahead.
DWL11

DWL11 at the Fair Green stop

© Robert Mighton

07.11.09
AL101+
9DW
9DW
7DW

Allocation moved to Merton (AL)

SE2

It was not unusual to see other types on the route as evidenced here by SE2 seen in Mitcham

© Robert Mighton

04.10.14
BC201+
10sd
9sd
6sd
logo New contract commenced with Abellio
8831

Enviro Dart 8831 seen in Streatham High Road

© Lawrence Living

201 map

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

Operating Garages

AL Merton
Changeover at London Road Morden stand

MC Mitcham Belle
Changeover at Fair Green - Mitcham

MA Mandela Way
Changeover at Morden Station via ferry car/Bus (Despite the garage Mandela way being nearer Herne Hill

BC Beddington
Changeover at Fair Green - Mitcham

 

 

201 times 201 live 201 stands 201 Tender Specs 201 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Thursday, 13.07.17