Route History

130A fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
06.10.54
TC
9RT
7RT
4RT

THORNTON HEATH High Street (MS) Brigstock Road - Thornton Heath Pond - London Road - West Croydon - CROYDON Park Lane ( Suns ) East Croydon - Shirley - Shirley Road - Gravel Hill - Addington - Lodge Lane - Headley Drive - Gascoigne Road - NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent
NEW ROUTE

02.05.56
TC
9RT
7RT
7RT

THORNTON HEATH High Street- NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent
Sunday extended from Croydon to Thornton Heath.

16.10.57
TC
10RT
7RT
7RT


THORNTON HEATH High Street- NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Sat/Sun) - Vulcan Way (Mon-Fri) Alternate journeys via Gascoigne Road or King Henrys Drive
Vulcan Way journeys introduced.

130a times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List
29.01.64
TC
--
7RT
7RT


THORNTON HEATH High Street- NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Sat/Sun)
Mon-Fri withdrawn thus Vulcan Way journeys withdrawn replaced by new 130B.

1964 map

Extracted from 1964 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

01.09.64
TC
--
7RM
7RM

Routemaster introduction.
23.01.66
TC
--
7RM
--
 
TH
--
--
5RT


Sunday only RT Thornton Heath (TH) allocation introduced.

16.09.67
TC
--
6RM
--

THORNTON HEATH High Street- NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Sat)
Sunday service re-routed in New Addington and renumbered
130C
11.11.67
TC
--
6RML
--

RML type introduced
18.04.70
TC
--
6RML
--
 
TH
--
--
5RM

THORNTON HEATH High Street- NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Sat/Sun)
Sunday service restored.

04.12.71
TC
--
6RML
--
 
TH
--
--
6RT

RT type re-introduced. (Route 64 converted to OPO thus no Routemasters available.

RT654

RT654 seen at the Thornton Heath stand at Zion Road

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12.05.73
TC
--
6RML
5RML

Sunday only RT Thornton Heath (TH) allocation withdrawn.

05.01.74
TC
--
6RML
5DMS

Sunday service converted to double deck OPO.

01.03.75
TC131+
--
6DM
5DMS

Saturday service converted to crew door operation.

DMS800

DM1800 is seen in Headley Drive New Addington

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28.10.78
Route withdrawn.

Operating Garages

TC Croydon
Changeover point at West Croydon

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover point outside garage