Route History

16.08.86
OB25
1RH/OV
1RH/OV
--
peak journeys
TB21
1LS
--
--
LOGO NEW SERVICE

ORPINGTON STATION - Station Road - Sevenoaks Road - Green Street Green - Cudham Lane North - Cudham Lane South - Knockholt Main Road - Knockholt Road - Rushmore Hill Road - Rushmore Hill. Sevenoaks Road - Green Street Green - ORPINGTON STATION (Mon-Sat except evenings - Sat shop hours) Circular route in both directions Outside Mon-Fri peak hours southbound journeys operated from Orpington via Spur Road - Lancing Road - Mortimer Road - Homefield Road - and Orpington High Street.
Certain journeys operated between Knockholt Road and Orpington via Halstead - Shoreham Lane - London Road - Pratts Bottom - and Sevenoaks Road ( Route R6 )

NEW Minibus Route operated by Orpington Buses trading as Roundabout under LRT tendering process - replaced previous Route 431 operated by London & Country

LS349 Orpington

LS349 Orpington

© Jeff Lloyd

21.11.87
OB25
1RH
1RH
--
peak journeys
TB21
1LS ex 227
--
--

OV type withdrawn

RH15

RH15 Orpington Station

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16.07.88
OB25
2RH
1RH
--

TB allocation withdrawn

21.11.92
OB25
2RH
1RH
--

ORPINGTON STATION - Station Road - Sevenoaks Road - Green Street Green - Cudham Lane North - Cudham Lane South - Knockholt Main Road - Knockholt Road - Rushmore Hill Road - Rushmore Hill. Sevenoaks Road - Green Street Green - ORPINGTON STATION (Mon-Sat except evenings - Sat shop hours) Circular route in both directions
Peak journeys via Knockholt and Halstead withdrawn and also Chelsfield Village journeys - these journeys being renumbered R6

24.04.93
OB25
1FM
2FM
--

RH type replaced by FM

FM5

FM5 Orpington Station

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04.12.93
DG
1 midi
2 midi
--
logo Operation transferred to Kentish Bus operated by Dunton Green (DG)
974

974 Orpington

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28.02.98
NF
1 midi
2 midi
--

DG allocation transferred to Northfleet (NF)

15.02.99
DT
1 midi
1 midi
--

NF allocation transferred to Dartford (DT)

01.12.01
DT
3 midi
3 midi
--

PETTS WOOD STATION Station Square - St John's Road - Crofton Lane - Perry Hall Road - Orpington High Street - Orpington Station - Station Road - Sevenoaks Road - Green Street Green - Cudham Lane North - Cudham Lane South - Knockholt Main Road - Knockholt Road - Rushmore Hill Road - Rushmore Hill. Sevenoaks Road - Green Street Green - Orpington Station - PETTS WOOD STATION Station Square(Mon-Sat except evenings - Sat shop hours) Circular route in both directions
Extended from Orpington to Petts Wood Station

13.07.02
DT
3 midi
3 midi
--

PETTS WOOD STATION Station Square - PETTS WOOD STATION Station Square  (Mon-Sat except evenings - Sat shop hours) Circular route in both directions
Terminal changed at Petts Wood Station from Station Square to Queensway

06.12.03
MB28
1 midi
1 midi
--
logo Contract reassigned

ORPINGTON STATION - Station Road - Walnuts Centre ( after 0900 ) - Sevenoaks Road - Green Street Green - Pratts Bottom,Rushmore Hill,Halstead - Knockholt Pound - Cudham - Green Street Green - ORPINGTON STATION (Mon-Sat except evenings - Sat shop hours) Circular route in this direction only
Withdrawn between Orpington and Petts Wood but diverted to serve Walnuts Centre after 0900.

21.08.04
MB28
1MPD
1MPD
--

ORPINGTON STATION - Station Road - Walnuts Centre ( after 0900 ) - Sevenoaks Road - Green Street Green - Pratts Bottom,Rushmore Hill,Halstead - Knockholt Pound - Cudham - Green Street Green - ORPINGTON STATION (Mon-Sat except evenings - Sat shop hours) Circular route in both directions
Reverted to operating the Cudham loop in both directions

MB387

Dart 387 seen in Cudham Lane

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13.09.08
MB28
1MPD
1MPD
--

Orpington Station - Station Approach - Station Road - High Street - double run via Homefield Rise to junction with Lychgate Road - High Street - Sevenoaks Road - Green Street Green - High Street - Sevenoaks Road - Pratt's Bottom - Rushmore Hill - Rushmore Hill Road - Knockholt Road - Halstead - Station Road - Clarks Lane - Shoreham Lane - Knockholt Road - Knockholt Pound - Knockholt Main Road - Cudham Lane South - Cudham - Cudham Lane North - High Street - Green Street Green - Sevenoaks Road - High Street - Homefield Rise - Gravel Pit Way - Spur Road - Station Road - Station Approach - Orpington Station  ( Circular route in this direction only )
The first journey on Mons-Fris turns direct from Sevenoaks Road into Station Road - omitting the Homefield Rise loop.
Buses via the anti clockwise loop renumbered R10

102

Solo 102 Orpington High Street

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07.12.13
TB91
1SE
1SE
--
LOGO Contract reassigned
Joint operation with Route R10
R5 MAP
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
01.04.17
TB91
1sd
1sd
--

New schedule issued although timetable remained the same

Operating Garages

OB St Mary Cray
Crew Changeover point Orpington Station

DG Dunton Green
Crew Changeover point ?

DT Dartford
Crew Changeover point Orpington Station ?

NF Northfleet
Crew Changeover point Orpington Station ?

MB Metrobus
Crew Changeover point Green Street Green outside garage

TB Bromley
Crew Changeover point Orpington Station

 

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© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Thursday, 06.04.17