Route History

 

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
16.06.86
OB
12RH
12RH
5RH
logo NEW MINIBUS ROUTE operated by Orpington Buses Ltd trading as "ROUNDABOUT"

BROMLEY COMMON Crown - Locks Bottom - Farnborough Village - GREEN STREET GREEN - Sevenoaks Road - Orpington War Memorial - Orpington High Street - Cray Avenue - St Mary Cray Station - Chipperfield Road - Mickleham Road - Midfield Way - ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road - Midfield Way - Cray Road - Foots Cray - Sidcup Police Station - Chislehurst Road - SIDCUP Queen Mary's Hospital.
Mon-Fri ( except evenings and Saturday shopping hours ran in two sections
BROMLEY COMMON & ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road
GREEN STREET GREEN & QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL

RH3

 

 

RH3 BROMLEY COMMON STAND

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31.10.87
OB
13RH/OV
13RH/OV
5RH/OV

BROMLEY COMMON Crown - ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road - QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL
Mon-Fri withdrawn between St Pauls Cray and Queen Mary's Hospital between 0830 & 2030 and Sat between 1345 & 2030
Sun withdrawn totally between 1345 & 2030
At the above withdrawn times - replaced by New Route R11 which operated under the same time and duty schedule.

16.07.88
OB
13MRL
13MRL
5MRL

Mon-Sat between 0830 and 2030 diverted via Foots Cray Tesco

11.08.90
OB
13DT
13DT
5DT

Changed from MRL to DT type

DT40

DT40 Orpington High Street

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21.11.92
OB
13DT
13DT
5DT

Sat & Sun am diverted to serve Orpington Hospital
Sunday daytime service diverted to serve Foots Cray Tesco

1992 entry
This has been extracted from the 1993  allocation book and is part of a collection of 20 books which are available for sale
THE 1980,s collection has 20 books - the 1990's collection has 25 books
The collections are £6 each - £5 going to Great Ormonde Street Hospital
         Allocation Books
02.12.95
Y
6DP
6DP
3DP
logo Contract reassigned

BROMLEY COMMON Crown - ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road
Withdrawn between St Pauls Cray and Queen Mary's Hospital - this section replaced by regular service on Route R11

DP6

DP6 seen at Grovelands St Mary Cray

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19.05.01
Y
6DP
6DP
3DP

Rerouted away from Mickleham Road and Chipperfield Road operating instead via the full - length of St Pauls Wood Hill and Leesons Hill

01.12.01
Y
7DMS
7DMS
4DMS

GREEN STREET GREEN Queens Head - High Street - Glentrammon Road - Windsor Drive - Chelsfield Station - The Highway - Eton Road - Repton Road - Sevenoaks Road - War Memorial - ( double run Orpington Station ) - High Street - Cray Avenue - Leesons Hill - St Paul's Wood Hill - Mickleham Road - Chipperfield Road - Midfield Way - GROVELANDS
Withdrawn between Green Street Green and Bromley Common
Diverted between Green Street Green and Orpington as shown - replaced withdrawn section of Route R3
Rerouted at Orpington War Memorial to double run via Station
Diverted at St Paul's Cray

DMS453

DMS453 Orpington Station

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08.12.07
MB301+
7sd
7sd
4sd
LOGO Route transferred from First (Y) to Metrobus (MB) using existing buses.

352

352 unknown location

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03.12.11
MB301+
8SE
7SE
4SE

Contract renewal

MB173

Enviro Dart 173 at Orpington

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01.05.14
MB301+
8SE
7SE
4SE
2014 map Orpington 2014
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

R1 times

Operating Garages

OB St Pauls Cray
Crew Changeover point ?

Y Centrewest/First
Crew Changeover point ?

MB Orpington
Crew Changeover point Green Street Green Worlds End Lane Stand or Metrobus Garage (inside)

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