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 directionsOutside 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 Sevenoks 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OV type withdrawn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TB allocation withdrawn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Peak journeys via Knockholt and Halstead withdrawn and also Chelsfield Village journeys - these journeys being renumbered R6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
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PETTS WOOD STATION Station Square - St John's Road - Crofton Lane - Perry Hall Road - Orpington High Sttreet - 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
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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 inthis 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 int 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
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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
1sd
1sd
--
LOGO Contract reassigned
Joint operation with Route R10
R5 MAP
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

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

Stands and turning points