Route History

27.03.99
TC81+
5L
5L
5L
arriva logo New Route / contract

TRAFALGAR SQUARE - Strand - Aldwych - Waterloo - Elephant - Camberwell - Denmark Hill - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill Station - West Norwood - Thornton Heath High Street - Whitehorse Road - West Croydon - Croydon - South Croydon - PURLEY CROSS Nightly
New night route operated by Arriva from Croydon (TC)

15.07.00
TC81+
8DLA
8DLA
8DLA

TRAFALGAR SQUARE - Strand - Aldwych - Waterloo - Elephant - Camberwell - Denmark Hill - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill Station - West Norwood - Thornton Heath High Street - Whitehorse Road - West Croydon -East Croydon Stn - South Croydon - PURLEY CROSS Nightly
Diverted via East Croydon Station nightly

2001 entry
Taken from 2001 allocation book
28.04.00
TC81+
6L
6L
6L

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STATION - Holborn - Kingsway - Waterloo - South Croydon - Purley - Brighton Road - Reedham Station - Brighton Road - Smitham Station - Brighton Road - Coulsdon - Brighton Road - Coulsdon South Station - Marlpit Lane - Chaldon Way - Meadway - Tollers Lane - The Crossways - Coulsdon Road - OLD COULSDON Tudor Rose
Diverted at Aldwych to run via Kingsway - and High Holborn to Tottenham Court Road Station
Extended from Purley to Old Coulsdon via withdrawn section of Route N159

DLA183 Tottenham Ct Rd stand

DLA183 takes a breather at the
Tottenham Court Road stand

London Buses by Adam

31.03.06
Q271+
6WVL
6WVL
6WVL
logo Contract reassigned

Contract passed to London Central operating from Camberwell (Q)

02.04.11
Q271+
6WVL
6WVL
6WVL

Contract renewal with London Central

WVL272

WVL272 waits for the last journey of the day at Old Coulsdon

London Buses by Adam

02.04.16
Q271+
6WVL
6WVL
6WVL

Contract extended for two years

2017 map
Taken from 2017 Night Bus Map drawn by Mike Harris
Greater London Bus Map

Garages

TC Croydon
Meal reliefs taken at ?

Q Camberwell
Meal reliefs taken at Nags Head

 

N68 times live stands Tender Specs

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Wednesday, 13.09.17