Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
21.06.86
NX
5T
6T
5T

GREENWICH Cutty Sark - Blackheath - Rochester Way - ELTHAM Southend Crescent
NEW ROUTE
replacing sections of Route 108 and 108B

1986 entry
This has been extracted from the 1986 allocation book and is part of a collection of 20 books which are available for sale
THE 1980,s collection has 20 books - the 1990's collection has 25 books
The collections are £6 each - £5 going to Great Ormonde Street Hospital
       Allocation Books
16.08.86
SP91+
6T
6T
4T

Allocation moved to Sidcup (SP)

16.01.88
NX151+
6L
6L
4L

Allocation returned to New Cross (NX)

L34

L34 Well Hall Road

This image available on the
Leyland Olympian download

08.07.89
NX151+
6SR
6SR
4SR

Demoted to midibus status.

SR67

 

 

SR67 Eltham Station

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

 

11.07.92
 
8dart
8dart
5dart
logo Contract reassigned

Transcity dart

Transcity Dart Eltham Station

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

28.10.93
DT
8sd
8sd
5sd
kentish logo Contract novated to Kentish Bus

Transcity was sold to Kentish Bus retaing same vehicles but different livery

103

Dart 103 Eltham stand

This image available on the
Arriva download

08.10.94
DT
8sd
8sd
5sd

GREENWICH Cutty Sark - Blackheath - Kidbroke Park Rd - Rochester Way - ELTHAM Southend Crescent
Rerouted daily between the "Dover Patrol" and Shooters Hill Road via Kidbrooke Park Road instead of Rochester Way.

24.01.98
DT
12sd
11sd
6sd

GREENWICH Cutty Sark - Blackheath - Kidbroke Park Rd - Rochester Way - Eltham - Bexley Road - Avery Hill Road - Halfway Street - Sidcup Station - Elm Road - SIDCUP Queen Mary's Hospital
Extended from Eltham to Sidcup - which replaced diverted section of Route 233.

15.07.00
DT71+
13lfsd
12lfsd
9lfsd
logo New contract commenced with low floor single deck.

286 map
Map issued 15.07.00
18.05.02
DT70+
8sd
6sd
6sd
 
NF
4sd
4sd
3sd

Northfleet allocation introduced.

28.09.02
DT58+
13lfsd
12lfsd
9lfsd

Northfleet allocation withdrawn.

3265

3265 Eltham Station

This image available on the
Arriva download

25.11.06
DT57+
13lfsd
12lfsd
9lfsd

Rerouted via bus gate on Westcombe Hill


14.07.07
DT51+
13E200
12E200
9E200

Contract renewal

3988

3988 King William Walk - Greenwich

This image available on the
Arriva download

12.07.14
NX251+
13SE
12SE
9SE
logo Contract reassigned to London Central (NX)
se199

SE199 leaving QM Hospital

© Ian Armstrong

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

Operating Garages

NX New Cross
Changeover point at Greenwich stand

SP Sidcup
Changeover point at Eltham ?

Transcity
Changeover point at Greenwich ?

DT Dartford
Changeover point at ?

NF Northfleet
Changeover point at ?

Current times for Route 286 live 286 stands Tender Specs Route 286 fares

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Monday, 02.01.17