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15.06.68
TH
4RT
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THORNTON HEATH GARAGE, London Road, St James's Road, Lower Addiscombe Road, ADDISCOMBE Black Horse (Mon-Fri)

RT1868
RT1868 Thornton Heath Pond complete with lazy blind
31.10.70
TH
4SMS
3SMS
--

OPO
THORNTON HEATH GARAGE, ADDISCOMBE Black Horse
(MS)
NEW Mon-Fri Route, partly replaced withdrawn section of Route 50.

06.01.73
TH
4SMS
3SMS
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THORNTON HEATH GARAGE, London Road, West Croydon, St James's Rd, Lower Addiscombe Rd, ADDISCOMBE Black Horse (MS)
Diverted via West Croydon

SMS545

SMS545 shows the new West Croydon point on the blind

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Single Deck CD
23.03.74
TH
5SMS
4SMS
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THORNTON HEATH GARAGE, West Croydon, Addiscombe, ELMERS END GREEN (MS)
Extended from Addiscombe to Elmers End Green via 12A and 54.

28.10.78
ED71+
7SMS
7SMS
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THORNTON HEATH GARAGE, West Croydon, Addiscombe, Elmers End Green, Croydon Road, BECKENHAM JUNCTION (MS)
Extended via Route 54 from Elmers End Green to Beckenham Junction and allocation transferred to Elmers End (ED)

04.11.78
ED71+
7LS
7LS
--

SMS type replaced by Leyland Nationals.

LS140

 

LS140 West Croydon Bus Station

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Single Deck CD

 

25.04.81
ED71+
10LS
6LS
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PURLEY (Mon-Fri except evgs), CROYDON AIRPORT (Mon-Fri evgs/Sats) Waddon, Thornton Heath, West Croydon, St James Road, Addiscombe, Elmers End Green, BECKENHAM JUNCTION (MS)
MS extended via withdrawn Route 115 from Thornton Heath to Croydon Airport and further extended Mon-Fri except evgs to Purley.

27.04.85
ED71+
9LS
7LS
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PURLEY (Mon-Fri except evgs), CROYDON AIRPORT (Mon-Fri evgs/Sats), ELMERS END GREEN (MS)
Withdrawn between Elmers End Green and Beckenham Junction.

25.10.86
TC
9LS
5LS
--

Allocation transferred fro closed ED to Croydon (TC)

07.02.87
CM
9sd
7sd
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Operated by LONDON COUNTRY SOUTH WEST Chelsham Garage

LC304

East Lancs, Dennis Falcon 304

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Arriva CD

27.07.91
CR
10sd
7sd
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PURLEY , ELMERS END GREEN (MS)
Extension from Croydon Airport to Purley revised to operate all day Mon-Sat

315

Leyland Lynx 315

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Arriva CD

30.10.93
CR
7sd
8sd
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PURLEY , WEST CROYDON (Sun afts), ELMERS END GREEN (MS)
Sunday afternnon service added between Purley and West Croydon, all journeys run via Purley Way Sainsbury's

29.10.94
CR
7sd
8sd
2sd
dd  
2dd
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PURLEY , ELMERS END GREEN
Daily service now

04.02.95
CR
7sd
8sd
2sd
dd  
2dd
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Operated by Londonlinks

162

Plaxton PointerDart 162

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Arriva CD

629

London & Country 629 at Thornton Heath Pond

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Arriva CD

30.08.97
CR51+
9sd
9sd
7sd

Start of new contract

02.09.00
BF
9PDL
9PDL
7PDL

Converted to low floor single deck operation.


03.09.05
CN101+
8PDL
9PDL
9PDL
dd
106/10
2DW
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New Contract retained by Arriva London South (CN)

PDL19

PDL19 seen near the Mayday Hospital, this shot taken from the top deck of a 64

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Arriva CD

10.03.07
TH271+
10PDL/DDL
9PDL/DDL
9PDL/DDL

Allocation moved to Thornton Heath (TH)

DWL9

DWL9 West Croydon

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Arriva CD

05.02.11
TH271+
10PDL/DDL
9PDL/DDL
9PDL/DDL

Withdrawn from the terminal at Croydon Road and diverted via Elmers End Road and St Margarets Road to terminate at Elmers End Rail and Tram Station

01.09.12
TH271+
10ENX
9ENX
9ENX

Contract renewal

83 times

Operating Garages

ED Elmers End
Changeover at Elmers End Green

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover at garage

CN Croydon
Changeover at Londonlinks Croydon Changeover was Purley Way, Sainsburys via a ferry Car/Bus


CM Chelsham
Changeover at ?

Current stands & turning points

ELMERS END STATION

Private stand for four buses in two portions in western arm of private Road adjacent to Elmers End Station.

1, For 2 buses in marked cage on west side of western arm extending 25 metres;
2, For 2 buses in marked cage on east side of western arm extending 20 metres.
Buses proceed from Bus Standing Area direct to stand, departing to Bus Standing Area. Set down in Bus Standing Area (BP5556, Elmers End Interchange # <t>, Last Stop on LOR: BP5556, Elmers End Interchange # <t>) and pick up in Bus Standing Area (BP5555, Elmers End Interchange # <t>, First Stop on LOR: BP5555, Elmers End Interchange # <t>).

LONG LANE, THE GLADE (from PURLEY, WHYTECLIFFE ROAD)

Buses proceed from Long Lane via Longheath Gardens departing to Long Lane. Set down in Long Lane (R0746, Arena Tram Stop >t<, Last Stop on LOR: R0746, Arena Tram Stop >t<) and pick up in Long Lane (18799, Arena Tram Stop >t<, First Stop on LOR: 18799, Arena Tram Stop >t<).
Turning Point Only, Buses must not stand

WOODSIDE, STROUD GREEN WAY (from PURLEY, WHYTECLIFFE ROAD)

Public stand for one bus on west side of Stroud Green Way commencing at the end of the footpath to Spring Lane.
Buses proceed from Lower Addiscombe Road via Stroud Green Way to stand, departing via Stroud Green Way to Long Lane. Set down in Lower Addiscombe Road, at Stop WS (17339, Ashburton Park, Last Stop on LOR: 17339, Ashburton Park) and pick up in Long Lane (18801, Longhurst Road, First Stop on LOR: 18801, Longhurst Road).

WEST CROYDON BUS STATION

Private stand for 14 buses in West Croydon Bus Station on east side of Station Road.

From Elmers End Station.
Buses proceed from Station Road via West Croydon Bus Station to stand, departing via West Croydon Bus Station, Station Road and North End to Poplar Walk. Set down in Station Road, at Stop B5 (R0853, West Croydon Bus Station, Last Stop on LOR: R0852, West Croydon Bus Station) and pick up in Poplar Walk, at Stop WE (BP1916, Poplar Walk, First Stop on LOR: BP1916, Poplar Walk).

From Purley, Whytecliffe Road.
Buses proceed from Poplar Walk via Wellesley Road, Station Road and West Croydon Bus Station to stand, departing via West Croydon Bus Station to Station Road. Set down in Poplar Walk, at Stop WE (BP1916, Poplar Walk, Last Stop on LOR: BP1916, Poplar Walk) and pick up in Station Road, at Stop B4 (R0852, West Croydon Bus Station, First Stop on LOR: R0852, West Croydon Bus Station).

THORNTON HEATH BUS GARAGE

Private stand on forecourt of Arriva's Thornton Heath Bus Garage in Whitehall Road.

From Elmers End Station.
Buses proceed from London Road via Whitehall Road and Thornton Heath Bus Garage to stand, departing via Thornton Heath Bus Garage and Whitehall Road to London Road. Set down in Whitehall Road, at Alighting Point (33746, Thornton Heath Bus Garage, Last Stop on LOR: 15108, Croydon University Hospital) and pick up in London Road, at Stop G (37002, Thornton Heath Pond, First Stop on LOR: 37002, Thornton Heath Pond).

From Purley, Whytecliffe Road.
Buses proceed from London Road via Whitehall Road and Thornton Heath Bus Garage to stand, departing via Thornton Heath Bus Garage and Whitehall Road to London Road. Set down in Whitehall Road, at Alighting Point (33746, Thornton Heath Bus Garage, Last Stop on LOR: 12915, Thornton Heath Pond / Fairlands Avenue) and pick up in London Road, at Stop J (26981, Thornton Heath Pond, First Stop on LOR: 26981, Thornton Heath Pond).

PURLEY WAY, SAINSBURYS

From Elmers End Station.
Buses proceed from Trafalgar Way departing to Trafalgar Way. Set down in Trafalgar Way, at Stop C (BP3911, Waddon Marsh Tram Stop >t<, Last Stop on LOR: BP3911, Waddon Marsh Tram Stop >t<) and pick up in Trafalgar Way, at Stop C (BP3911, Waddon Marsh Tram Stop >t<, First Stop on LOR: BP3911, Waddon Marsh Tram Stop >t<).

From Purley, Whytecliffe Road.
Buses proceed from Trafalgar Way departing to Trafalgar Way. Set down in Trafalgar Way, at Stop C (BP3911, Waddon Marsh Tram Stop >t<, Last Stop on LOR: BP3911, Waddon Marsh Tram Stop >t<) and pick up in Trafalgar Way, at Stop C (BP3911, Waddon Marsh Tram Stop >t<, First Stop on LOR: BP3911, Waddon Marsh Tram Stop >t<).
Turning Point Only, Buses must not stand

PURLEY WAY, COLONNADES (from Elmers End Station)

Public stand for two buses in lay-by on approach Road to Colonnades complex.
Buses proceed from Approach Road To Colonnades Complex direct to stand, departing via Approach Road To Colonnades Complex, Turning Circle and Approach Road To Colonnades Complex to Purley Way. Set down in Approach Road To Colonnades Complex (BP2469, The Colonnades Croydon Airport, Last Stop on LOR: BP2468, The Colonnades / Croydon Airport) and pick up in Purley Way (25585, Airport House, First Stop on LOR: 25585, Airport House).

PURLEY, WHYTECLIFFE ROAD

Public stand for three buses on east side of Whytecliffe Road South, commencing 5 metres north of the north flank wall of No 52 and extending 33 metres north.
Buses proceed from Whytecliffe Road South direct to stand, departing to Whytecliffe Road South. Set down in Whytecliffe Road South, at Stop Z2 (BP445, Purley Station #, Last Stop on LOR: BP445, Purley Station #) and pick up in Whytecliffe Road South, at Stop H (33766, Purley Station #, First Stop on LOR: 33766, Purley Station #).

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