Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
01.11.85
PM231+
2T
2T
2T
LOGO New Night Route - mainly replacing  Route N74 which was withdrawn

VICTORIA STATION - Westminster - Whitehall - Trafalgar Square - Aldwych - Ludgate Circus - Mansion House Station - Cannon Street,  London Bridge - Tooley Street - Jamaica Road - Surrey Docks Stn - Deptford Broadway - Lewisham - Catford - Downham - Bromley - BROMLEY SOUTH STATION
Garage journeys operated in service to Peckham leaving line of route at Deptford and then via New Cross and Queens Road or leave line of route at Surrey Docks then via Rotherhithe New Road and Peckham Park Road

N47
Scanned from Getting about booklet dated March 86
Click timetable to enlarge
29.10.89
NX331+
2T
2T
2T
 
PM251
1T
1T
1T
 
TL151
1T
1T
1T
lc logo selkent logo

VICTORIA STATION - Westminster - Whitehall - Trafalgar Square - Aldwych - Ludgate Circus - Mansion House Station - Cannon Street,  London Bridge - Tooley Street - Jamaica Road - Surrey Docks Stn - Deptford Broadway - Lewisham - Catford - Downham - Bromley - Bromley South - Bromley Common then Farnborough - Green Street Green - ORPINGTON or Southborough - Petts Wood - ORPINGTON
Extended from Bromley South to Orpington via Petts Wood or Farnborough
Catford (TL) and New Cross (NX) allocation added

1989 entry
This info extracted from 1990 allocation book which is for sale
27.04.91
NX331+
3T
2T
2T
 
PM251
--
1T
1T
 
TL151
1T
1T
1T

New Cross allocation increased on Sun/Thur but Peckham (PM) withdrawn Sun/Thur night

09.10.93
NX331+
2T
1T
2T
 
TL151+
1T
2T
1T

VICTORIA STATION - Petts Wood or Farnborough - ORPINGTON some journeys projected to ST MARY CRAY STATION
Projections to St Mary Cray station introduced as part replacement for the reduced service on Route N62
Peckham (PM) allocation withdrawn

27.05.00
NX331+
2T
1T
1T
 
TL151+
1T
2T
2T

VICTORIA STATION - Westminster - Whitehall - Trafalgar Square - Aldwych - Ludgate Circus - Mansion House Station - Cannon Street,  London Bridge - Tooley Street - Jamaica Road - Surrey Docks Stn - Deptford Broadway - Lewisham - Catford - Downham - Bromley - Bromley South - Bromley Common,Southborough - Petts Wood - ORPINGTON Perry Hall Road
Journeys via Farnborough and Green Street Green withdrawn

20.01.01
TL151+
6NV
6NV
6NV
selkent logo London Central involvement ceased

TRAFALGAR SQUARE - ST MARY CRAY STATION
The whole service runs between Trafalgar Square & St Mary Cray

21.01.06
TL151+
6TAS
6TAS
6TAS

Contract renewal

22.01.11
TL151+
6TA
10TA
10TA

Start of new 5 year contract

17585 by John King

Trident 17585 seen in Orpington early am

© John King

01.05.14
TL151+
6TA
10TA
10TA
N47 map

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

Click map to enlarge

 

12.09.15
Route withdrawn - replaced by 47 and new N199

Garages

PM Peckham
Meal reliefs taken at Victoria

NX New Cross
Meal reliefs taken at Victoria

TL Catford
Meal reliefs taken at Victoria

stands

© Ian Armstrong 2016
Date of edit   Thursday, 27.10.16

 

 

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