Route History

249 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
25.05.91
AK1+
10DR+
8DR
--
    1M/349    

CRYSTAL PALACE - Church Road - Beaulah Hill - Crown Point - Streatham Common - TOOTING BEC STN ( Mon-Sat )

DR30 MRL124

DR30 complete with "connections" logo is seen at Crystal Palace on a misty morning

This is one of 1500 images available on the Single Deck download

 

 

 

"Bread van" MRL124 subs for the usual DR type

This is one of 1500 images available on the Single Deck download

 

 

14.03.92
BN51+
2T/349
--
13T
 
N201+
10DR
9DR
--

CRYSTAL PALACE - TOOTING BEC ( Mon-Sat ) Bellvue Road - Broomwod Road - Clapham Junction - Battersea Bridge - Chelsea - South Kensington - WEST BROMPTON Empress State Building (Suns)
Sunday service introduced and extended on that day only via withdrawn 349 from Tooting Bec to West Brompton
Streatham (AK) allocation withdrawn in favour of BN Mon-Fri double deck journeys and Sunday service and Norwood (N) MS midibus service.

24.10.92
BN51+
2T/349
--
--
 
N201+
10DR
9DR
13DR

Sunday service converted to midibus operation and transferred to Brixton (BN)

14.02.93
BN51+
1T+1T/319
--
--
 
N201+
10DR
9DR
11DR

CRYSTAL PALACE - TOOTING BEC ( Mon-Sat ) - Chelsea - Kings Road - SLOANE SQUARE (Suns)
Sunday service withdrawn between Chelsea and West Brompton and diverted to Sloane Square instead replacing part of Route 219.

14.09.96
BN51+
16LDR
15LDR
10LDR
 
N
10DR
9DR
7DR

CRYSTAL PALACE - TOOTING BEC STATION
Sunday only projection from Tooting Bec to Sloane Square withdrawn - replaced by 319 introduction on this day.

30.08.97
TH201+
10DR
11DR
7DR
 
TH211
1L
   

Brixton and Norwood allocations transferred to Thornton Heath (TH).

30.01.99
N201+
9L
10L
6L

Converted from midibus to double deck operation and transferred back to Norwood (N)

L65

L65 waits for departure time at Crystal Palace

This is one of 300 images available with the Olympian download

 

 

29.05.99
N201+
9L
10L
6L

CRYSTAL PALACE - BALHAM STATION
Extended via Balham High Road to Balham Station


01.04.00
N201+
9L
10L
8L

Start of new TG Contract

26.07.03
N201+
11L
12L
9L

ANERLEY STATION - BALHAM STATION
Extended from Crystal Palace to Anerley Station via Route 157

L176

 

 

L176 is seen at the new Anerley stand

 

 

This is one of 300 images available with the Olympian download

 

 

 

 

 

02.04.05
N201+
9VLA
13VLA
10VLA

Contract renewal

VLA117

VLA117 is approaching Tooting Bec from Balham

This image is part of the Arriva download which contains over 1300 images

 

 

30.08.08
N201+
12VLA
13VLA
10DLA

ANERLEY STATION - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town
Extended from Balham Station to CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town via 155

DLA166

 

 

 

Special livery DLA166 advertising the Chicago musical is also at the "Bec"

This image is part of the Arriva download which contains over 1300 images

 

 

 

 

03.04.10
N201+
12VLA
13VLA
10VLA

Contract extended for two years

31.03.12
AL171+
12WVL
12WVL
10WVL

Contract reassigned to London General (AL)

WVL476

 

 

WVL476 is seen at the Tooting Bec changeover point

This is part of the Go-Ahead download containing over 1500 images

 

 

01.06.13
SW351+
12WVL
12WVL
10WVL

Allocation moved from Merton (AL) to Stockwell (SW)

249 map

Extracted from Mike Harris 2013 map

The Greater London Bus Map

249 times

Operating Garages

BN Brixton
Changeover point ?

N Norwood
Changeover point Crown Point Streatham Station

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover point Streatham ?

AL Merton
Changeover point Tooting Bec Station

SW Stockwell
Changeover point
Clapham Common stand

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