Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
31.10.81
PD81+
10MD
7MD
4MD

LEWISHAM BUS STATION - Lee Green - Kidbrooke Park Road - Shooters Hill - Woolwich - Griffin Road - Plumstead Common - WOODLANDS ESTATE
New route mainly replacing Route 192

 

 

MD77 Lewisham Bus Station

 

22.11.82
PD81+
9T
7T
4T

LEWISHAM  -  WOODLANDS ESTATE
MD type replaced by Titans.

27.10.84
PD81+
3T
3T
2T

WOOLWICH - WOODLANDS ESTATE
Withdrawn between Woolwich and Lewisham - this section replaced by amended Route 178.

27.04.85
PD81+
3T
3T
--

WOOLWICH - WOODLANDS ESTATE ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service withdrawn

07.02.87
PD81+
L/244
L/244
--

WOOLWICH - WOODLANDS ESTATE ( Mon-Sat )
Joint operation with Route 244 commenced.

L134 General Gordon Place,
The blind arrangement is cleverly arranged so that the route can be adapted between 244 and 291 easily

busmap.co.uk

16.01.88
BX241+
ex 244
ex 244
--

WOOLWICH - WOODLANDS ESTATE ( Mon-Sat )
Service transferred to Bexleybus and converted to midibus

19.01.91
BX231+
ex 244
ex 244
--

WOOLWICH - WOODLANDS ESTATE ( Mon-Sat )
Rerouted at Woodlands Estate via Flaxton Road and Timbercroft Lane instead of Landstead Road.

MR31 General Gordon Place

busmap.co.uk

17.02.96
BX231+
ex 244
ex 244
3MRL

WOOLWICH - WOODLANDS ESTATE
Sunday service introduced.

23.01.99
PD181+
4SLD
5SLD
2SLD
Contract reassigned

WOODLANDS ESTATE - WOOLWICH High Street
Operation transferred to Selkent (PD) and converted to low floor s/d.

34083s Woolwich
Scanned from 1999 leaflet

24.02.01
PD181+
7SLD
5SLD
5SLD

WOODLANDS ESTATE - Woolwich - Grand Depot Road - Ha Ha Road - Stadium Road - QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL
Extended from Woolwich to Queen Elizabeth Hospital

22.01.11
PD181+
7DS
7DS
5DS

WOODLANDS ESTATE   -  QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL
Contract renewal

 

 

36330 Queen Elizabeth Hospital

 

23.01.16
PD181+
7DS
7DS
5DS

WOOLWICH  -  WOODLANDS ESTATE
Contract extended for two years

08.12.18
MG1+
6E
6E
4E
Contract reassigned (MG)

WOOLWICH  -  WOODLANDS ESTATE
Contract reassigned and converted to double deck

29.06.19
MG1+
6E
6E
4E
 
BX660
1E
--
--

WOOLWICH  -  WOODLANDS ESTATE
Cross linked bus added from Bexleyheath ( pm only )

19.09.20
MG1+
7E
6E
4E

WOOLWICH  -  WOODLANDS ESTATE
Cross linked bus withdrawn

Operating Garages

MG Morden Wharf
Changeover point Woolwich Centre towards QEH and Calderwood Street towards Woodlands Estate

BX Bexleyheath
Changeover point ?

PD Plumstead
Changeover point Woolwich Arsenal Station

 

Live visual

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Friday, 25.09.20