Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
01.09.90
TH221+
15L
18L
8L

PECKHAM GARAGE - Dulwich - Forest Hill - Sydenham - Penge - Anerley - Norwood Junction - Addiscombe - Croydon - SOUTH CROYDON Swan & Sugar Loaf
New route replacing Route 12A

12.03.94
TC211+
16L
16L
7L
Thornton Heath (TH) allocation moved to Croydon (TC)

PECKHAM GARAGE - Dulwich - Forest Hill - Sydenham - Penge - Anerley - Norwood Junction - Addiscombe - Croydon - SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE
Extended from Swan & Sugar Loaf to Garage

 

L182 is approaching East Croydon Stn. - the Barclays in the backgound has been demolished - and the section of road the bus is on is now the Tramlink track.

 

01.04.95
TC211+
16L
16L
7L

Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

17.03.01
TC211+
14DLA
14DLA
9DLA

Converted to low floor double deck.

Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

 

 

DLA180 Central Croydon

 

03.09.05
TC351+
6PDL
6PDL
5PDL

NORWOOD JUNCTION - Woodside Tram stop - Lower Addiscombe Road - Croydon - SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE
Withdrawn between Norwood Junction and Peckham - this section replaced by Route 197. and converted to low floor single deck.
Running number sequence changed - took on former 197 numbers

Extracted from 2007 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map


04.09.10
TC351+
6PDL
6PDL
5PDL

Contract renewal

 

PDL18 Croydon Town Centre

 

05.09.15
TC351+
6EMC
6EMC
5EMC

SOUTH CROYDON  -  NORWOOD JUNCTION
Contract renewal with existing diesel buses plus electric as they become available
The first Electric bus started in service on 8th September , the first electric bus in London

T280 strays onto the 312, seen in Croydon
The new order is represented here by EMC1 at Norwood Junction

 

Operating Garages

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover point ?

TC South Croydon
Changeover point at garage.

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Wednesday, 23.10.19