Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.04.91
TL261+
8T
7T
8T

ELEPHANT & CASTLE - Bricklayers Arms - Tower Bridge Road - Grange Road - Southwark Park Road - Galleywall Road - Rotherhithe New Road - Surrey Quays Station - Plough Way - Grove Street - Evelyn Street - Creek Road - Greenwich - LEWISHAM Bus Station (evenings) - LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre (daytime) - CATFORD GARAGE (Garage Journeys)
NEW ROUTE:
Replaced Route 1 and 108B between Surrey Quays and Lewisham.

06.09.94
TL261+
9TA
9TA
8TA
LOGO Selkent purchased by Stagecoach

ELEPHANT & CASTLE - LEWISHAM Bus Station (evenings) - LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre (daytime) - CATFORD GARAGE (Garage Journeys)
New operator


08.10.94
TL261+
10L/T
10L/T
9L/T

ELEPHANT & CASTLE - Bricklayers Arms - Tower Bridge Road - Grange Road - Southwark Park Road - Galleywall Road - Rotherhithe New Road - Surrey Quays Station - Plough Way - Grove Street - Evelyn Street - Creek Road - Greenwich - Lewisham - CATFORD GARAGE
Daily extended from Lewisham to Catford Garage.
Rerouted in Pepys Estate via Plough Way to serve St George's Square.

 

L125 in the drab allover red livery is seen at the Tunnel roundabout at Rotherhithe

 


18.09.99
TL261+
9VN
9VN
7VN

CANADA WATER - CATFORD GARAGE
Withdrawn between Canada Water and Elephant & Castle.

 

VN87 Surrey Quays

 


01.01.00
TL261+
9TA
9TA
7TA

CANADA WATER - CATFORD GARAGE
Converted to low floor double deck operation.

18.09.04
TL261+
10TA
10TA
7TA

CANADA WATER - CATFORD GARAGE
New contract commenced.

17323

 

17323 Lewisham

 


30.08.06
TL261+
10TA
10TA
7TA
Purchased by Macquarie Bank

CANADA WATER - CATFORD GARAGE
New owner

19.09.09
TL261+
10TA
10TA
7TA

CANADA WATER - CATFORD GARAGE
Contract extended for two years

14.10.10
TL261+
10TA
10TA
7TA
Operation repurchased by Stagecoach

CANADA WATER - CATFORD GARAGE
New operator

17.09.11
TL261+
10TA
10TA
7TA

CANADA WATER - CATFORD GARAGE
Contract renewal

03.12.11
TL261+
10E
10E
8E

CANADA WATER - CATFORD GARAGE
New Enviro E400 type introduced

10136

10136 seen in Nelson Road  dressed as
" Selkent Ambassador "

© John King


Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

17.09.16
TL261+
12TE
10TE
8TE

CANADA WATER - CATFORD GARAGE
Contract renewal

18.09.21
TL261+
12TE
11TE
9TE

CANADA WATER - CATFORD GARAGE
Contract extended for two years

80133

One of the new electric buses( 80133) for newly gained Route 160

© Bexleybus

Operating Garage

TL Catford
Changeover point at garage

 

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