Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
22.08.87
AL51+
10D
10D
--
 
TC131+
--
--
4D/L

TOOTING BROADWAY Longmead Road - Mitcham Common - West Croydon - CROYDON Katharine St ( Mon-Sat ) Croham Road - Farley Road - Addington - Lodge Lane - NEW ADDINGTON Homestead Way (Suns)
NEW ROUTE - replaces part 64 on Mon-Sat and complete 64 Sunday service

D2430 (AL) Fair Green seen on the first day of operation

© John Parkin

14.05.88
AL51+
10D
10D
--
 
TC131+
--
--
4D/L

TOOTING BROADWAY - CROYDON Katharine Street (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat) - SOUTH CROYDON Swan & Sugar Loaf (  Mon-Fri ) - SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE (Mon-Fri between peaks/Sat shopping hours) - NEW ADDINGTON (Suns)

DMS2285 perfoms a Sunday duty en route to New Addington

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26.11.88
TH101+
10D
13D
4D

Croydon (TC) and Merton (AL) allocations withdrawn - and replaced by daily Thornton Heath (TH

21.07.90
TH191+
11L
11L
4L

TOOTING BROADWAY - SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE
2 year LRT contract awarded - extended at all times from Croydon to South Croydon Garage.
Sunday service withdrawn between Croydon and New Addington being replaced by re-introduced Route 64

Running number sequence changed

DMS2444 Tooting Broadway

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29.06.91
TH191+
11L
11L
4L

TOOTING BROADWAY - CROYDON Katharine Street
Withdrawn between Croydon and South Croydon Garage

14.03.92
TH191+
11L/T
11L/T
4L/T

TOOTING BROADWAY - CROYDON Katharine Street
Titan type introduced

L135 Wellesley Road
T494 West Croydon Bus Station
Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
08.11.97
TC301+
11M
11M
5M

Allocation moved from Thornton Heath (TH) to South Croydon (TC)

29.08.98
TC301+
12L
11L
6L

Start of new contract

 

 

L4 Tooting Broadway

 

30.01.99
TH301+
12L
11L
6L

Re-allocated back to Thornton Heath (TH

30.04.00
TC301+
--
--
6L
 
TH131+
12L
11L
--

Sunday allocation moved back to South Croydon (TC)

01.09.01
CN151+
13L
13L
7L

Allocation transferred to Beddington Farm (BF) later known as Croydon (CN)

Arriva 703

Any bus will do !

 

30.08.03
CN151+
14L/DW
14L/DW
10L/DW

CROYDON Katharine Street - Tooting Broadway - Garratt Lane - Fountain Road - Blackshaw Road - TOOTING ST George's Hospital ( return via Tooting High Street )
Extended from Tooting Broadway to St George's Hospital and diverted southbound via new link to Drummond Road instead of via Frith Road

Renewed contract

 

DW47 runs parallel with the tram track in Croydon

 

20.03.04
CN151+
14DW
14DW
10DW
Night Service
CN171+
3DW
3DW
3DW

Night service previously numbered N264 - renumbered 264


28.08.10
CN151+
14DW
14DW
9DW
Night Service
CN171+
3DW
3DW
3DW

Contract renewed with Arriva

31.03.12
TC151+
14DW
14DW
9DW
Night Service
TC171+
3DW
3DW
3DW

Beddington Farm closed - allocation moved to South Croydon (TC)

31.08.13
TC151+
15DW
15DW
10DW
Night Service
TC171+
3DW
3DW
3DW

New schedule with more buses

T280 seen crossing the tram tracks at West Croydon

© Lawrence Living

29.08.15
TC151+
15DW
15DW
10DW
Night Service
TC171+
3DW
3DW
3DW

CROYDON Katharine Street - TOOTING ST George's Hospital
Contract renewal

07.04.18
TC151+
12DW
12DW
11DW
Night Service
TC171+
3DW
3DW
3DW

Mon-Sat frequency reduction

Operating Garages

CN Beddington Farm
Changeover at Croydon

TC South Croydon
Most changeovers at garage but some at George Street stand

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover at West Croydon

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Sunday, 24.11.19