Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
09.11.91
PD51+
9MA
9MA
--
 
TL121+
--
--
3MW

CRYSTAL PALACE - Sydenham Hill - Wells Park Road - Kirkdale - Sydenham Road - Perry Hill - Catford - Lee - Blackheath Village - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard - Charlton - Woolwich - PLUMSTEAD GARAGE (garage journeys)
NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE: Replaces Route 108B between Crystal Palace and thence Route 75 to Blackheath but deviates to serve Wells Park Road in Sydenham and runs direct via Perry Hill in Catford.

 

Stagecoach 2091 at Crystal Palace

20.06.92
PD51+
11MA
11MA
--
 
7L121+
--
--
3MW

CRYSTAL PALACE - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard
Part of service now rerouted at Sydenham direct via Westwood Hill on Mon-Sat and renumbered 306 but runs jointly

22.05.93
PD51+
11MRL
11MRL
--
 
TL121+
--
--
3MW

CRYSTAL PALACE - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard
MA type replaced by MRL.

 

MRL143 is heading west on the short stretch of the South Circular in Lee between Burnt Ash Hill and Baring Road

 

12.02.94
PD51+
11MRL
11MRL
7MRL

CRYSTAL PALACE - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard
Catford (TL) Sunday only allocation withdrawn.

Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
28.09.96
PD51+
12DAL
12DAL
7DAL

CRYSTAL PALACE - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard
DAL introduction

 

 

DAL638 Royal Standard stand

 

29.09.01
PD51+
13SLD
13SLD
10SLD

CRYSTAL PALACE - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard
New contract commenced with new low floor single deck vehicles (SLD)

 

 

SLD317 Burnt Ash Road

 

15.02.03
TL241+
13DM
13DM
10DM

CRYSTAL PALACE - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard
Allocation transferred to Catford (TL)

 

DM313 Wells Park Road

 

13.09.08
C241+
14sd
13sd
8sd
Contract reassigned

CRYSTAL PALACE - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard
New conract with Metrobus

Double deckers were used when the contract commenced
Optare Olympus 886 at Crystal Palace

© Lawrence Living


14.09.13
C241+
14sd
13sd
8sd

CRYSTAL PALACE - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard
Contract extended for two years

 

Enviro 708
MCV Evolution 721
Royal Standard stand


12.09.15
C241+
14WHV
14WHV
9WHV
Contract renewal and converted to double deck.

CRYSTAL PALACE - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard
Contract renewal

WHV48 arrives at the set down point at Crystal Palace
© Ian Armstrong
19.09.20
N241+
15HT
15HT
9HT

CRYSTAL PALACE - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard
Contract reassigned to Arriva operating from Norwood (N)

 

Live Visual

 


 

Operating Garages

PD Plumstead
Changeover point ?

TL Catford
Changeover point Rushey Green ?

Croydon C (Metrobus)
Changeover point Crystal Palace

N Norwood
Changeover point Crystal Palace

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Monday, 21.09.20