Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
09.11.91
PD51+
9MA
9MA
--
 
TL121+
--
--
3MW

CRYSTAL PALACE - Sydenham Hill - Wells Park Road - Kirkdale - Sydenham Road - Perry Hill - Catford - Lee - Blackheath Village - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard - Charlton - Woolwich - PLUMSTEAD GARAGE (garage journeys)
NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE: Replaces Route 108B between Crystal Palace and thence Route 75 to Blackheath but deviates to serve Wells Park Road in Sydenham and runs direct via Perry Hill in Catford.

202 entry
 
2091

Stagecoach 2091 at Crystal Palace

20.06.92
PD51+
11MA
11MA
--
 
7L121+
--
--
3MW

Part of service now rerouted at Sydenham direct via Westwood Hill on Mon-Sat and renumbered 306 but runs jointly

22.05.93
PD51+
11MRL
11MRL
--
 
TL121+
--
--
3MW

MA type replaced by MRL.

MRL143

MRL143 is heading west on the short stretch of the South Circular in Lee between Burnt Ash Hill and Baring Road

This image available on the
Single Deck download

12.02.94
PD51+
11MRL
11MRL
7MRL

Catford (TL) Sunday only allocation withdrawn.

1995 map
Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
28.09.96
PD51+
12DAL
12DAL
7DAL

DAL introduction

DAL638

DAL638 Royal Standard stand

This image available on the
Stagecoach  download

29.09.01
PD51+
13SLD
13SLD
10SLD

New contract commenced with new low floor single deck vehicles (SLD)

SLD317

SLD317 Blackheath ?

This image available on the
Stagecoach  download

15.02.03
TL241+
13DM
13DM
10DM

Allocation transferred to Catford (TL)

DM313

DM313 Blackheath ?

This image available on the
Stagecoach  download

13.09.08
C241+
14sd
13sd
8sd
logo Contract reassigned
886

Double deckers were used when the contract commenced
Optare Olympus 886 at Crystal Palace

© Lawrence Living


14.09.13
C241+
14sd
13sd
8sd

Contract extended for two years

708/721

Enviro 708
MCV Evolution 721
Royal Standard stand

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

12.09.15
C241+
14WHV
14WHV
9WHV
logo Contract renewal and converted to double deck.
WHV48
WHV48 arrives at the set down point at Crystal Palace
© Ian Armstrong

 

Operating Garages

PD Plumstead
Changeover point ?

TL Catford
Changeover point Rushey Green ?

Croydon C (Metrobus)
Changeover point Crystal Palace

 

Current times for Route 202 live 202 stands Tender Specs 202 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Wednesday, 07.06.17