Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
16.01.88
BX
10LS
10LS
3LS
logo New Route

BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE (daytime) - BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre (evenings) Pickford Lane - King Harold's Way - Plumstead - WOOLWICH High Street
NEW ROUTE operated by Bexleybus - partly replacing Route 122A which was withdrawn.

LS135

LS135 Bexleyheath - note the dual Green Line bus stop

This image available on the
Single Deck download


26.11.88
BO
8dd
8dd
2dd
logo Contract reassigned

BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre - Pickford Lane - King Harold's Way - Plumstead - WOOLWICH High Street

927

Boroline 927  Bexleyheath

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Arriva download

19.01.91
BO
8dd
8dd
2dd
422 headways

Extracted from 1991 Allocation book which is available for sale in pdf form

Sales List


17.02.92
CR
8dd
8dd
2dd
logo Contract reassigned

751

Leyland Olympian Optare - ex Boroline

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Arriva download


17.10.93
DT
8dd
8dd
2dd
logo Operation transferred to Dartford base - Crayford base closed.
7641

Northern Counties Volvo Citybus 7641

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Arriva download

23.01.99
BX131+
T
T
T
logo Contract reassigned

T1058

T1058 North Greenwich stand

This image available on the
Titan download


29.05.99
BX131+
13T
13T
8T

BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre - Plumstead - Woolwich - Charlton - Blackheath - Westcombe Park Stn - Woolwich Road - Bugsby Way - NORTH GREENWICH STATION
Extended from Woolwich to North Greenwich Station.

map

Extracted from 1999 map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

NV24

NV24 Bexleyheath

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GO-AHEAD London download

01.04.00
BX131+
16PVL
16PVL
7PVL

Converted to low floor operation.

PVL55

PVL55 Arsenal Station

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GO-AHEAD London download

 


02.06.01
BX131+
15PVL
15PVL
7PVL

Rerouted in North Greenwich between the Bus Station and Blackwall Lane via Edmond Halley Way - West Parkside - and John Harrison Way.

24.01.04
BX131+
16PVL
16PVL
7PVL

BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE - NORTH GREENWICH STATION
Extended daily from Bexleyheath Shopping Centre to Bexleyheath Garage.
Contract renewed with London Central (BX)

25.11.06
BX131+
16PVL
16PVL
11PVL

Rerouted towards North Greenwich via new bus-only link Road after Westcombe Hill.

22.01.11
BX131+
16WVL
16WVL
11WVL
LOGO Contract renewal
WVL385

WVL385 Royal Standard

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GO-AHEAD London download

23.01.16
BX131+
16WVL
15WVL
12WVL

BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE - NORTH GREENWICH STATION
Contract extended for two years

E53

The occasional Enviro creep onto the route as seen here at Woolwich Arsenal

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GO-AHEAD London download

Operating Garages

BX Bexleyheath
Crew changeover point at garage

BO Maidstone Boroline
Crew changeover point not known

CR Crayford

I worked for Boroline in 1989/90 from Crayford base - the crew change over point for 422 was at Bexleyheath Market Place - a Ford Transit minibus was used for crew ferry work (but things didn't always go to plan - I recall being at the depot one evening when there was a call from the LT controller complaining that there were five Boroline buses "abandoned" and obstructing the stand at Bexleyheath - and a bunch of drivers who were in the depot having just signed off were rounded up and sent in the Transit to each bring a bus back!

Ken Freston

DT Dartford
Crew changeover point not known

 

 
422 times 422 live 422 stands Tender Specs Route 422 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Tuesday, 13.06.17