Route History

ibus

16.08.86
OB
1OV/RH
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logo New route

ORPINGTON STATION,  War Memorial,Sevenoaks Road - Green Street Green - Farnborough Hill - Shire Lane - North End Lane - Downe - Luxted Road,Single Street - Jail Lane - Biggin Hill - Kings Road - BIGGIN HILL VALLEY
( Mon-Fri except evenings )
New Route operated by Orpington Buses - replaced Route 858

31.10.87
OB
1RH+ 1 R1
1RH
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ORPINGTON STATION - BIGGIN HILL VALLEY ( Mon-Fri except evenings / Saturday shop hours)
Saturday introduction

21.11.92
OB
2RH
2RH
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PETTS WOOD STATION - Petts Wood Road - Poverest Road - Church Hill Wood - Sherborne Road - Dorney Rise - Amherst Drive - Sidmouth Road - Austin Road - Poverest Road - Cray Avenue - High Street - Orpington Station - Green Street Green - Downe - BIGGIN HILL VALLEY ( Mon-Fri except evenings / Saturday shop hours)
Extended from Orpington Station to Petts Wood Station

RH1

RH1 Staion Approach
Orpington

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24.04.93
OB
2FM
2FM
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Type change

FM5

FM5 Petts Wood Station

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14.08.93
OB
2FM
2FM
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PETTS WOOD STATION - Petts Wood Road - Chislehurst Road - Sefton Road - Amherst Drive - Sidmouth Road - Austin Road - Poverest Road - Cray Avenue - High Street - Orpington Station - Green Street Green - Downe - BIGGIN HILL VALLEY ( Mon-Fri except evenings / Saturday shop hours)
Diverted at St Mary Cray via Sefton Road and full lenghth of Amherst Driveinseat of via Sherborne Road and Dorney Rise

02.12.95
FR
2midi
2midi
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Crystals Logo Contract reassigned

N602

Mercedes benz  709D PETTS WOOD

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02.05.00
FR
2midi
2midi
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MB
1 ex 320
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Schoolday only journey introduced - replaced Route 146 between Biggin Hill Melody Road and Charles Darwin School

16.08.03
FR
2midi
2midi
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MB
1 ex 320
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TGM logo Crystal's operation taken over by
Tellings Golden Miller

21.02.04
TD3+
4midi
4midi
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PETTS WOOD STATION - Petts Wood Road - Chislehurst Road - Sefton Road - Amherst Drive - Sidmouth Road - Austin Road - Poverest Road - Cray Avenue - High Street - Orpington Station - Crofton Road,Locks Bottom - Croydon Road - Keson Mark - Westerham Road - Leaves Green - Biggin Hill Airport ( one sdo journey to double run in each peak via Charles Darwin School ) - BIGGIN HILL HILL VALLEY Melody Road ( Mon-Sat except late evenings )
Rerouted at Orpington to run via Locks Bottom and Keston Mark - the withdrawn section via Green Street Green now provided by New Route R8

05.03.05
MB
4dart
4dart
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Metrobus logo New Operator

Route transferred to Metrobus with their purchase of TGM's Dartford operation.
Reallocated to Green Street Green garage

26.07.08
MB231+
4dart
4dart
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PETTS WOOD STATION - Petts Wood Road - Chislehurst Road - Sefton Road - Amherst Drive - Sidmouth Road - Austin Road - Poverest Road - Cray Avenue - High Street - Orpington Station - Crofton Road,Locks Bottom - Croydon Road - Keson Mark - Westerham Road - Leaves Green - Biggin Hill Airport - BIGGIN HILL HILL VALLEY Melody Road ( Mon-Sat except late evenings )
SDO journeys via Charles Darwin school withdrawn

354

354 petts Wood

London Buses by Adam

03.12.11
MB231+
4dart
4dart
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Contract renewal

mb197

197 Biggin Hill

London Buses by Adam

01.05.14
MB231+
4SE
4SE
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r2 map
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Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

R2 times

Operating Garages

OB ST MARY CRAY
Crew Changeover point ?

FR Dartford
Crew Changeover point ?

MB Green Street Green
Crew Changeover point ?

Stands and turning points

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