Route History

Route 1 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.11.74
AW81+
3DMS
3DMS
-

WOOLWICH Thomas Street - Plumstead - Abbey Wood - Harrow Manor Way - THAMESMEAD Titmus Avenue / Carlyle Road( Mon-Sat )
NEW ROUTE
serving new roads in Thamesmead

from 1976 red bok
Taken from 1976 Red Book
25.06.77
AW81+
3DMS
3DMS
--

WOOLWICH Thomas Street - Plumstead - Abbey Wood - Harrow Manor Way - THAMESMEAD Carlyle Road ( Mon-Sat )
Extended within Thamesmead via Bentham Road - Titmuss Avenue and Applegarth Road - returning direct via Carlyle Road

23.07.77
AW81+
3DMS
3DMS
1DMS

WOOLWICH Thomas Street - Plumstead - Abbey Wood - Harrow Manor Way - THAMESMEAD Carlyle Road
Limited Sunday service (1000 - 1700 ) introduced.

DMS209
DMS209 loads in Woolwich
© Eamonn Kentell
22.04.78
AW81+
4DMS
4DMS
2DMS

WOOLWICH Thomas Street - Plumstead - Abbey Wood - Harrow Manor Way - THAMESMEAD Carlyle Road
A full Sunday service introduced.

31.01.81
AW81+
5MD
4MD
2MD

WOOLWICH Thomas Street - Plumstead - Abbey Wood - Harrow Manor Way - THAMESMEAD Bentham Road
Extended from Carlyle Road to northern end of Bentham Road.
Converted to MD type.

MD147
MD147 seen in Woolwich available with Nostalgia 2 download
This download shows images of buses before the low floor period

31.10.81
PD181+
5MD
4MD
2MD

Abbey Wood closure - allocation moved to new Plumstead (PD)

22.11.82
PD181+
5T
4T
2T

MD type replaced by Titan.

27.10.84
PD181+
8T
7T
3T

WOOLWICH Thomas Street - Plumstead - Abbey Wood - Harrow Manor Way - then loop via Bentham Road - Crossway - Carlyle Road - Harrow Manor Way and return to Woolwich.
The loop operates in both directions Mon-Sat but only anti-clockwise on Sundays.

1984 entry
This has been extracted from the 1985 allocation book and is part of a collection of 20 books which are available for sale
THE 1980,s collection has 20 books - the 1990's collection has 25 books
The collections are £6 each - £5 going to Great Ormonde Street Hospital
Allocation Books
25.10.86
PD181+
8L
7L
3L

Diverted in Thamesmead via Central Way and Joyce Dawson Way

L16
L16 seen in Woolwich
This is one of 300 images available with the Olympian download
16.01.88
BX
D/L ex 96
D/L ex 96
D/L ex 96
logo Contract reassigned to BexleyBus

14.05.88
BX
D/L ex 99
D/L ex 99
D/L ex 99

Allocation now comes from Route 99 instead of 96.

DRL12
DRL12 seen in Thamesmead ?
This is one of 1500 images available on the Single Deck download

24.11.90
CR
10dd
9dd
7dd
logo Contract reassigned to
Maidstone Boroline operating from Crayford depot

Thamesmead loop operates in both directions daily instead of just Mon-Sat.

929
929 at the Thamesmead terminus - and the driver is caught changing the blind

17.02.92
DT
10dd
9dd
7dd
logo Contract novated to
Kentish Bus
Olympian 723 seen at ?
This image is one of over 1300 which is available with the Arriva Download
This is an extract from the Winter 1990 map is part of a set available for sale
Years
14.09.96
DT
dd/sd
dd/sd
sd

Evening and Sunday service converted to midibus.

23.01.99
Withdrawn - replaced mainly by  new 472  and revised 244 

Operating Garages

AW Abbey Wood
Changeover point Abbey Wood

PD Plumstead
Changeover point at garage

BX Bexleyheath
Changeover point at ?

BO Maidstone Boroline

DT Dartford (Kentish Bus)