Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
1.09.90
TH251+
11DT
7DT
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WEST CROYDON Bus Station - South Croydon - Upper Selsdon Road - Selsdon - Sanderstead - Riddlesdown - Purley - Brighton Road - OLD LODGE LANE ( Mon-Sat )
NEW ROUTE replaces Croydon to Old Lodge Lane section of withdrawn 12A .

sr102

SR102 West Croydon

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27.03.93
TH251+
11DT
7DT
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TC401+
2M
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WEST CROYDON - OLD LODGE LANE ( Mon-Sat ) or WALLINGTON STN (SDO jnys) via Route 127 from Purley
BIG BUS journeys introduced - between West Croydon and Wallington bifurcating at Purley and then via 127.

DT66

DT66 West Croydon

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09.10.93
TH251+
10DT
7DT
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TC401+
2L
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WEST CROYDON - PURLEY CROSS ROADS ( Mon-Sat ) - WALLINGTON STATION (SDO jnys)
Withdrawn between Purley and Old Lodge Lane - this section replaced by new Route 450.

05.09.94
TH251+
10DT
7DT
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TC401+
2L
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WEST CROYDON - PURLEY CROSS ROADS ( Mon-Sat ) - WALLINGTON STATION (SDO jnys) - Sanderstead - Riddlesdown - HAMSEY GREEN Warlingham School
( pm journey towards Purley only)

03.01.95
TH251+
10DT
7DT
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TC401+
2L
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WEST CROYDON - PURLEY CROSS ROADS ( Mon-Sat ) - Sanderstead - Riddlesdown - HAMSEY GREEN Warlingham School ( pm journey towards Croydon only)
Wallington journeys renumbered 612.

1995 map
Extracted from 1995 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
click map to enlarge
09.12.95
TH251+
10DT
7DT
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TC401+
2L
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HAMSEY GREEN Warlingham School ( pm journey towards Croydon only) - Croydon - Cherry Orchard Road - Lower Addiscombe Road - Davidson Road - Tennison Road - Selhurst Road - NORWOOD JUNCTION Grosvenor Road ( Mon-Sat )
Extended from Croydon to Norwood Junction

19.01.96
TH251+
10DRL
10DRL
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TC401+
2L
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--

Progressive conversion to DRL commenced.

DRL211

DRL211 Croydon Town Centre

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30.08.97
TC251+
10DRL
10DRL
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TC101+
2L
--
--

Allocation moved to Croydon (TC)

L213

L213 Croydon Town Centre

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29.08.98
TC251+
8LDR
5LDR
3LDR

PURLEY - Selsdon - Croydon - WEST CROYDON Bus Station
Withdrawn between Croydon and Norwood Junction - replaced by new route 410.
Hamsey Green journey
renumbered 612 thus no more dd workings
Sunday service introduced.

LDR34

LDR34 Hogarth Crescent stand

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15.09.01
TC251+
7DDL
7DDL
4DDL

Type change

DDL17

DDL17 Croydon Town Centre

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31.05.03
TC251+
7DDL
7DDL
4DDL

Diverted at South Croydon via Sussex Road to avoid low bridge in readiness for double deck conversion.

31.08.03
TC251+
8DLA
8DLA
4DLA

Contract renewal and converted to double deck.

30.08.08
TC251+
8DW
8DW
5DW

Contract Renewal

DW16

DW16 crosses Wellesley Road - East Croydon

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16.10.10
TC251+
8DLA
8DLA
5DLA

PURLEY  HOSPITAL - Selsdon - Croydon - WEST CROYDON Bus Station
Extended in Purley from Tesco to Hospital Brighton Road

DLA156

DLA156 High Street Croydon

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31.08.13
TC251+
9DW
8DW
5DW

Contract renewal

T49

T49 West Croydon

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Operating Garages

TC Croydon
Changeover point Swan & Sugar Loaf

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover point ?

412 times live stands Tender Specs