Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
17.06.95
AL241+
6DPL
6DPL
4DPL

TULSE HILL STATION - Upper Tulse Hill - Streatham Hill - Streatham High Road - Mitcham Lane - Streatham Road - London Road - Fair Green - MITCHAM Cricketers
NEW ROUTE replacing eastern section of Route 200

DRL89 Unknown location

 

17.06.00
MC41+
8sd
7sd
6sd
Mitcham Belle logo Start of new contract with Mitcham Belle and converted to low floor single deck
09.06.01
MC41+
8sd
7sd
6sd

HERNE HILL STATION - Croxted Road - Thurlow Park Road - Tulse Hill - Upper Tulse Hill - Streatham Hill - Streatham High Road - Mitcham Lane - Streatham Road - London Road - Fair Green - MITCHAM Cricketers
Extended from Tulse Hill to Herne Hill.

01.12.01
MC41+
9sd
8sd
6sd

HERNE HILL STATION - Tulse Hill - Upper Tulse Hill - Streatham Hill - Streatham High Road - Mitcham Lane - Streatham Road - London Road - Fair Green - Morden Road - Wandle Road - MORDEN STATION
Extended from Mitcham to Morden Station.

 

026 seen in Morden - the final destination made quite clear on the blind

 

27.08.04
MC41+
9sd
8sd
6sd
Route transferred to Centra London as a result of their purchase of Mitcham Belle's London Bus operations.

Centra had a anything goes policy which probably led to their downfall

© Eamonn Kentell

20.05.06
MA121+
9DWL
8DWL
6DWL
Operation transferred to East Thames Buses operating from their Mandela Way depot

HERNE HILL STATION - MORDEN STATION
New Contract

 

DWL14 STREATHAM

© Eamonn Kentell

03.10.09
MA121+
9DW
9DW
7DW
Route now operated by Go Ahead.

HERNE HILL STATION - MORDEN STATION
New Contract

DWL11 at the Fair Green stop

© Robert Mighton

LDP197 Mitcham
07.11.09
AL101+
9DW
9DW
7DW

HERNE HILL STATION - MORDEN STATION
Allocation moved to Merton (AL)

It was not unusual to see other types on the route as evidenced here by SE2 seen in Mitcham

© Robert Mighton

04.10.14
BC201+
10SE
9SE
6SE
Contract reassigned

HERNE HILL STATION - MORDEN STATION
New Contract

Enviro Dart 8831 seen in Streatham High Road

© Lawrence Living

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

05.10.19
BC201+
10SE
9SE
6SE

HERNE HILL STATION - MORDEN STATION
Contract extended for two years

 

 

 

Operating Garages

AL Merton
Changeover at London Road Morden stand

MC Mitcham Belle
Changeover at Fair Green - Mitcham

MA Mandela Way
Changeover at Morden Station via ferry car/Bus (Despite the garage Mandela way being nearer Herne Hill

BC Beddington
Changeover at Fair Green - Mitcham

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Friday, 04.10.19