Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
25.05.91
GB
5sd
5sd
4sd

VICTORIA - Buckingham Palace Road - Elizabeth Bridge - ( return via Eccleston Bridge ) - St George;s Drive - Lupus Street - Pimlico Station - Bessborough Road - John Islip Street - Marsham Street - Horseferry Road - Lambeth Bridge - Lambeth Road - St George's Circus - ELEPHANT & CASTLE
New midibus route

OV13

 

 

Optare Pacer OV13
Southwwark Bridge Rd stand

This is one of 1500 images available on the Single Deck download

 

 

25.04.92
GB
5sd
5sd
4sd

VICTORIA - Buckingham Palace Road - Ebury Bridge - Sutherland Street - Lupus Street - Pimlico - ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Rerouted in Pimlico

29.01.94
SW131+
5MRL
5MRL
5MRL

Allocation moved to Stockwell (SW)

MRL198

MRL198 showing a very comprehensive ultimate blind

This is one of 1500 images available on the Single Deck download

15.06.96
QB51+
5midi
4midi
4midi

VICTORIA  - ELEPHANT & CASTLE
New contract now operated by Limebourne from base in Battersea

OPTARE PACER

 

Limebourne midi bus N205MWW at Southwark Bridge Road stand

These images are part of the Abellio & small companies download which contains over 900 pictures

 

07.04.01
FL31+
5MB
5MB
4MB

Limebourne taken over by Blue Triangle due to poor performance

29.09.01
Q41+
6LDP
6LDP
5LDP

New contract now operated by London Central (Q)

18.03.06
NX
11LDP
11LDP
9LDP

VICTORIA STATION Victoria Street - Buckingham Palace Road - Victoria Coach Station - Buckingham Palace Road - Ebury Bridge - Sutherland Street - Lupus Street - Pimlico Station - Bessborough Street - Drummond Gate - Vauxhall Bridge Road - John Islip Street - Tate Gallery - John Islip Street - Bulinga Street - Herrick Street - Marsham Street - Horseferry Road - Lambeth Bridge - Lambeth Palace Road - St Thomas' Hospital - Lambeth Palace Road - Westminster Bridge Road - York Road - Addington Street - Westminster Bridge Road - Lambeth North Station - Westminster Bridge Road - St George's Circus - London Road - Elephant & Castle - Newington Causeway - Borough High Street - Borough Station - Long Lane - Abbey Street - Bermondsey Station - Jamaica Road - Brunel Road - Rotherhithe Station - Brunel Road - Salter Road - Redriff Road - Surrey Quays Road - CANADA WATER BUS STATION
Extended from Elepahnt & Castle to Canada Water and allocation moved from Camberwell (Q) to New Cross (NX)
Rerouted between Lambeth Bridge and Elephant & Castle via St Thomas's Hospital

LDP149

 

 

LDP149 County Hall roundabout

These images are part of the Abellio & small companies download which contains over 900 pictures

 

19.03.11
QB881+
14ESM
11ESM
6ESM

New Contract  - now operated by Abellio from Battersea base (QB)

8563 Enviro Dart 8563

Victoria Coach Station

These images are part of the Abellio & small companies download which contains over 900 pictures

05.05.12
QB881+
14ESM
11ESM
6ESM

Turning point introduced at Victoria Coach Station

C10 MAP

Extracted from Map 35 - 2014 drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

31.01.15
QB481+
16ESM
11ESM
7ESM

Running number sequence change

13.02.16
QB181+
10ESM
7ESM
6ESM
WL801+
10ESM
10ESM
6ESM

Part of Battersea (QB) allocation moved to Walworth (WL)
QB running number sequence change - oddly Saturday schedule is 191+

07.05.16
WL801+
ESM
ESM
ESM

Battersea (WL) allocation moved to Walworth (WL) - presumably to offfset loss of 35 and 40 from Walworth - QB gaining the 345

8846

One of the new E20D type introduced
8846 seen here at Elephant & Castle

© Lawrence Living

Garages

GB Victoria Basement
Crew Changeover point at Victoria stand

SW Stockwell
Crew Changeover point at ?

QB Stewarts Lane
Crew Changeover point at ?

FL Ferry Lane
Crew Changeover point at ?

Q Camberwell
Crew Changeover point at ?

NX New Cross
Crew Changeover point at ?

QB Battersea
Crew Changeover point Victoria Coach Station

WL Walworth
Crew Changeover point Victoria Coach Station

Stands and turning points

C10 times