Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
14.05.88
AK
9L
11L
--

BRIXTON STATION - Streatham Hill - Green Lane - Parchmore Road - Brigstock Road - London Road - CROYDON Katharine Street (Monday-Saturday)
NEW ROUTE: partly replaces Route 159 Green Lane and Parchmore Road section which was withdrawn except Mon-Fri peaks and Sundays

06.01.90
BN51+
9M
12M
--

Streatham (AK) allocation transferred to Brixton (BN)

 

M1440 Brixton Police Station

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DMS2339 West Croydon Bus Station

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21.07.90
TH161+
13L
12L
8L

BRIXTON STATION - CROYDON Katharine Street 
Brixton (BN) allocation transferred to Thornton Heath (TH).
Sunday service introduced, replacing 159 extension

L175 West Croydon

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01.99
TH161+
16DLA
15DLA
8DLA

BRIXTON STATION - CROYDON Katharine Street 
Low Floor double deck operation commenced.

03.02.01
BN221+
16L
15L
8L

BRIXTON STATION - CROYDON Katharine Street 
TH allocation transferred to BN and reverted to Olympian operation.

01.09.01
TH161+
17DLA
15DLA
9DLA

BRIXTON STATION - CROYDON Katharine Street 
BN allocation transferred to TH.

30.08.03
TH161+
21DLA
21DLA
12DLA
  BN121+
DLA
DLA
DLA

BRIXTON STATION - CROYDON Katharine Street 
New Contract - BN journeys early morning and late evening off N250.

20.03.04
TH161+
22DLA
21DLA
12DLA
Night Service BN121+
4DLA
4DLA
4DLA

BRIXTON STATION - CROYDON Katharine Street 
N250 renumbered 250 - therefore now 24 hour service


21.08.06
TH161+
22DLA
21DLA
12DLA
Night Service BN121+
4DW
4DW
4DW

BRIXTON STATION - CROYDON Park Street
Croydon terminal moved to Park Street

 

 

DLA376 West Croydon seen with the simplified blind layout

 

28.08.10
TH161+
23DLA/T
22DLA/T
13DLA/T
Night Service TH191+
4T
4T
4T

BRIXTON STATION - CROYDON Park Street
Contract renewal
Brixton (BN) allocation withdrawn

 

 

T122 West Croydon

 

29.08.15
TH161+
23T
22T
13T
Night Service TH191+
4T
5T
4T

BRIXTON STATION - CROYDON Park Street
Contract extended for two years

Extracted from Mike Harris Arriva map dated 2011 - the complete map is available for £2
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26.08.17
TH161+
23T
23T
14T
Night Service TH191+
4T
5T
4T

BRIXTON STATION  -  CROYDON Town Centre
Contract renewal

02.11.19
TH161+
22T
22T
13T
    +1T/689    

BRIXTON STATION  -  WEST CROYDON Bus Station
Withdrawn between West Croydon and Croydon Town Centre
Night service renumbered N250

Operating Garages

AK Streatham
Changeover outside garage

BN Brixton
Changeover outside garage

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover outside garage

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Thursday, 09.01.20