Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
29.07.89
TL111+
SR ex 181
SR ex 181
--


LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre - Lewisham Way - New Cross - Trundleys Road - Surrey Quays - Redriff Road - Salter Road Brunel Road - ROTHERITHE ( Mon-Sat except evenings)
New Route replacing lost section of Route 181 - garage journeys ran in service.

03.02.90
TL111+
3SR/MW
3SR/MW
--

Route given own allocation although duty schedule joint with L1/273 L3 124 160 181 and 284

12.02.94
LM
5 midi
5 midi
--
logo Contact reassigned

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre (MS daytime) or LEWISHAM Bus Station ( Mon-Sat evenings) ,Brookmill Road - Deptford - New Cross - Trundleys Road - Surrey Quays - Downtown - Rotherhithe - BERMONDSEY Jamaica Road ( Mon-Sat )
Rerouted between Lewisham and New Cross via Brookmill Road and Deptford instead of Lewisham Way - also evening service introduced.

18.07.94
CH
5 midi
5 midi
--

Allocation moved to Cambridge Heath depot (CH)

150

Kentish Bus 150 at Lewisham

This image available on Bus Photos page


13.04.96
CH77+
5 midi
5 midi
--

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre (MS daytime) or LEWISHAM Bus Station (MS evenings) ,Brookmill Road - Deptford - New Cross - Trundleys Road - Surrey Quays - Redriff Road - Rotherhithe Street - Salter Road - Rotherhithe - BERMONDSEY Jamaica Road ( Mon-Sat )
Diverted at Downtown via Rotherhithe Street instead of direct via Salter Road.

28.02.98
DX
4dart
4dart
--

Contract re-assigned within Arriva from Kentish Bus to London North East operated from the Barking base

alne 816

Dart 816 at Lewisham

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19.09.98
TL71+
5DRL
4DRL
--
logo Contract reassigned to Selkent (TL)

15.05.99
TL71+
5DRL
4DRL
--

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre - BERMONDSEY Jamaica Road ( Mon-Sat )
Evening service now terminates at Riverdale Centre instead of Bus Station.

18.09.99
TL71+
7DRL
7DRL
6DRL

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre - BERMONDSEY STATION
Rerouted via Canada Water and now terminates at the new Bermondsey Station

17.03.01
NX141+
7LDP
7LDP
6LDP
logo Contract assigned to London Central

28.07.01
NX141+
7LDP
7LDP
6LDP

225 map
Extracted from Timetable leaflet dated 28.07.01

11.02.03
NX141+
7LDP
7LDP
6LDP

The stand working at Bermondsey means that buses now run out of service via St James's Road - Clements Road - Keetons Road and Webster Road.

LDP79

LDP79 Lewisham

This image available with the GO-AHEAD London download


18.03.06
NX141+
7LDP
7LDP
6LDP

CANADA WATER STATION - Surrey Quays Road - Surrey Quays Station - Trundleys Road - Sanford Street - Pagnell Street - New Cross - New Cross Road - Deptford - Brookmill Road - Lewisham High Street - Hither Green Lane - HITHER GREEN STATION.
Withdrawn between Surrey Quays and Bermondsey via Downtown - this section replaced by revised C10.
Rerouted at Surrey Quays direct to Canada Water and also extended via Route 181 from Lewisham to Hither Green,

19.03.11
NX141+
7LDP
7LDP
6LDP

Contract extended for two years

16.03.13
NX141+
8LDP
7LDP
6LDP
lc logo Contract renewal

16.09.17
NX141+
6LDP
6LDP
6LDP

Crew changeover point changed from New Cross to Canada Water
Frequency reductions

03.02.18
MG141+
6LDP
6LDP
5LDP

CANADA WATER  -  HITHER GREEN
Allocation moved from New Cross to Morden Wharf (MG)

225 map 2018
Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
Greater London Bus Map

Operating Garages

MG Morden Wharf
Changeover point at Canada Water

TL Catford
Changeover point at Lewisham ?

LM Lewisham
Changeover point at Lewisham

CH Cambridge Heath
Changeover point at ?

DX Barking
Changeover point at ?

NX New Cross
Changeover point at New Cross - Marquis of Granby
From 16.09.17 changeover is Canada Water

 


 

 

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© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Thursday, 20.12.18