Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
28.09.96
TH291+
8DRL
8DRL
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logo New contract

PURLEY Old Lodge Lane - Purley Cross - Pampisford Road,Haling Park Road - Warham Road - South End - Park Lane - Wellesley Road - West Croydon - Reeves Corner - Purley Way - Sainsbury's - Purley Way - Galvani Way - Ampere Way - Franklin Way - Valley Park - Beddington Lane. Marlowe Way - Hillier's Lane - Croydon Road - Plough Lane - Mollison Drive - Forester's Drive - Sandy Lane South - Stafford Road - Woodcote Road - Manor Road - Woodcote Road - WALLINGTON Shotfield (Mon-Sat)
New Monday-Saturday Route replacing Route 450 between Purley and West Croydon and Route 255 between West Croydon & Wallington
Operation by Cowie South London (CN)

DRL216

DRL216 Wallington stand

This image available on the
Single Deck download

19.07.97
CN291+
8DRL
8DRL
--
logo Contract reassigned to Londonlinks (CN)

DS170

DS170 Shotfield stand

This image available on the
Arriva download

07.12.97
CN291+
8DRL
8DRL
4DRL

PURLEY Old Lodge Lane - WALLINGTON Shotfield ( Daily )
Sunday service introduced

03.03.07
CN301+
9DWL
9DWL
6DWL
logo Contract renewal

DWL58

DWL58 Shotfield

This image available on the
Arriva download

 

19.12.09
CN301+
9DWL
9DWL
6DWL

Rerouted at Valley Park via Coomber Way and Beddington Lane to ASDA - now therefore double running via the Asda car park in both directions instead of Beddington Farm Road and Marlowe Way.
Also rerouted southbound to serve Sainsbury's via Trafalgar Way and Drury Crescent matching the northbound routeing

PDL71

PDL71 West Croydon Bus Station

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Arriva download

09.04.11
CN301+
9DWL
9DWL
6DWL

WALLINGTON STATION - OLD LODGE LANE Purley
Extended in Wallington to Station Forecourt

03.03.12
BC201+
10DM
9DM
7DM
logo Contract reassigned to Abellio (BC)

8492

Caetano 8492 West Croydon

This image available on the
Abellio CD

25.01.14
BC101+
10DM
10DM
6DM

Revised running time - running number sequence changed

01.05.14
BC101+
10DM
10DM
6DM

455 MAP

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

04.03.17
C301+
10SE
10SE
6SE
LOGO Contract reassigned

WALLINGTON STATION - OLD LODGE LANE Purley
Contract reassigned to Go-Ahead Metrobus

455 times 455 live stands Tender Specifications

 

Operating Garages

CN Croydon
Crew Changeover point outside garage

C Croydon
Crew Changeover point outside garage

BC Beddington
Crew Changeover point Therapia Lane Tram Stop

TH Thornton Heath
Crew Changeover point not known

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