Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
08.11.97
BX101+
11LDP
11LDP
7LDP
 
NX221+
5LDP
5LDP
4LDP
LC logo New route

NEW CROSS GATE Sainsbury's - Lewisham - Lee Green - Eltham - New Eltham - Sidcup - Foots Cray - FOOTS CRAY Tesco
New single deck route replaces Route 21 east of Lewisham.


24.02.01
BX101+
14LDP
14LDP
--
 
NX221+
3LDP
3LDP
9LDP

NEW CROSS GATE Sainsbury's - FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Sunday BX allocation withdrawn.

 

 

LDP86 Sainsbury's stand at New Cross

 


23.02.02
NX221+
17LDP
16LDP
8LDP

NEW CROSS GATE Sainsbury's - FOOTS CRAY Tesco
BX allocation withdrawn - now daily NX only

 

Jan 03
NX221+
19PVL
18PVL
11PVL

NEW CROSS GATE Sainsbury's - FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Gradual conversion to low floor double deck operation.

 

 

 

PVL366 Lewisham Station

 

 


10.10.09
NX221+
19PVL
18PVL
11PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3PVL
3PVL
3PVL

NEW CROSS GATE Sainsbury's - FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Contract renewal all night service added replacing lost section of Route N21

01.05.10
BX31+
11PVL
9PVL
8PVL
 
NX221+
10PVL
11PVL
8PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3WVL
3WVL
3WVL

NEW CROSS GATE Sainsbury's - FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Part of allocation moved to Bexleyheath (BX)

 

WVL294 New Cross Gate stand

London Bus Routes by Adam


29.09.12
NX221+
18PVL
18PVL
12PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3PVL
3PVL
3PVL

NEW CROSS GATE Sainsbury's - FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Bexleyheath (BX) allocation withdrawn - now all at New Cross (NX)

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk


11.10.14
NX221+
18PVL
18PVL
12PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3PVL
3PVL
3PVL

NEW CROSS GATE Sainsbury's - FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Contract extended for two years

WVL353 Sidcup High Street

© Ian Armstrong


08.10.16
NX221+
20WVL
20WVL
12WVL
Night Service
NX401+
3E
3E
3E

NEW CROSS GATE Sainsbury's - FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Contract renewal

30.09.17
NX221+
17WVL
16WVL
13WVL
Night Service
NX401+
3E
3E
3E

NEW CROSS Sainsbury's  -  FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Mon-Sat daytime frequency reduction

30.09.17
NX221+
17WVL
16WVL
13WVL
Night Service
BX401+
3E
3E
3E

NEW CROSS Sainsbury's  -  FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Night service allocation transferred to Bexleyheath, replaced by an allocation on Route N36

EH202 Eltham Hill

© Bexleybus


09.10.21
NX221+
17WVL
16WVL
13WVL
Night Service
BX401+
3E
3E
3E

NEW CROSS Sainsbury's  -  FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Contract estended for two years

 

Operating Garages

NX New Cross
Changeover at Garage via dead run from nearby Sainsbury's,but there are a few duties that still require the driver to walk to Sainsbury's to take over.

BX Bexleyheath
Changeover at Tesco Foots Cray

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