Route History

 

Fares

05.03.52
SP
RTL
RTL
--
ex 51A
ex51A

SIDCUP STATION - Sidcup High Street - Sidcup Hill - Foots Cray - Cray Road - St Mary Cray - Orpington - ORPINGTON STATION (Mon-Sat irregular journeys )
Route re-introduced

04.05.55
SP
RT
RT
--
ex 51A
ex51A

RTL type withdrawn - RT type introduced


26.11.58
SP
RT
9RT
--
ex 51A
joint w/- 51C

ELTHAM Well Hall (Mon-Fri peaks) - Blackfen - SIDCUP STATION (Sat 2 jnys) - Sidcup - Foots Cray - St Mary Cray - Orpington - ORPINGTON STATION (Mon-Fri peaks/Sat 2 jnys)
Extended from Sidcup to Eltham

51B times
 
01.07.64
SP
11RT
--
--

WOOLWICH Parsons Hill - Plumstead - Plumstead Common - Welling - Blackfen - Sidcup - Foots Cray - SIDCUP GARAGE (Mon-Fri)
Converted to regular Mon-Fri service - this was in fact the renumbering of Route 241 although the Victoria Way to Woolwich section was withdrawn.

51B times
 

Scanned from 1964 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

15.06.68
SP
2RT
--
--

BLACKFEN - SIDCUP GARAGE (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Blackfen and Woolwich and reduced to peaks only

25.10.69
Route withdrawn.

Operating Garage

SP Sidcup
Changeover point Foots Cray - Cray Road

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