Route History

 

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
08.07.89
BX251+
6SR
6SR
2SR

BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE  -  Bexleyheath  -  Welling  -  Falconwood  -  Eltham Park  -  ELTHAM STATION ( Sunday )  -  Eltham Hill  -  KIDBROOKE Ferrier Estate ( Mon-Sat )
New Route - replaces most of Route 160 between Eltham and Welling and Route B1 between Eltham and Kidbroke

06.10.90
BX251+
6SR
6SR
2SR

BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE ( Mon-Fri - Sat evgs - and Sun )  -  BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre ( Sat except evgs )  -  ELTHAM STN ( Suns )  -  KIDBROOKE  Ferrier Estate (Mon-Sat )
Sat except evenings withdrawn in Bexleyheath between Shopping Centre and garage

SR55

SR55 unknown location

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Single Deck download

19.01.91
BX251+
6SR
6SR
2SR

BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE ( Mon-Fri - Sat evgs - and Sun )  -  BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre ( Sat except evgs )  -  KIDBROOKE  Ferrier Estate ( Daily )
Sun extended from Eltham to Kidbrooke

11.07.92
BX251+
7SR
7SR
3SR

BEXLEYHEATH GARAGEKIDBROOKE  Ferrier Estate ( Daily )
Revised to run end to end at all times

01.04.95
BX251+
7DRL
9DRL
3DRL
Bexleyheath 1995
Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
23.01.99
BX251+
7DRL
7DRL
3DRL

Contract renewal

DRL13

DRL13 seen at the familiar clock tower at Bexleyheath

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Single Deck download

01.08.99
BX251+
7DML
7DML
3DML

Converted to low floor operation

dml2

DML2 Bexleyheath

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Single Deck download

22.01.11
BX251+
8LDP
8LDP
4LDP

Contract renewal

LDP4

LDP4 Bexleyheath

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GO-AHEAD London download

27.06.13
BX251+
8SE
8SE
4SE

BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE   -  KIDBROOKE Wingfield School
Due to demolition of Kidbrooke Estate rerouted directly along Kidbrooke Park Road then double running along Weigall Road and Moorhead Way to turning circle outside Wingfield School

SE84

SE84 spotted in Welling

© Lawrence Living

B16 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
23.01.16
BX251+
9SE
9SE
4SE

Contract extended for two years

Current times for Route

Garage

BX Bexleyheath
Changeover point at garage

Comment
There have been various different routeings at Kidbrooke which I am trying to get details - if any reader can fill the gaps please let me know

Stands and turning points