Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
29.08.98
N151+
9DRL
8DRL
4DRL

NORWOOD JUNCTION Grosvenor Road - Selhurst Road - Tennison Road - Davidson Road - Christie Drive - Christie Drive Mini-Roundabout (Circumnavigate) - Christie Drive - Davidson Road - Canal Walk - Canal Walk Mini-Roundabout (Circumnavigate) - Canal Walk - Davidson Road - Lower Addiscombe Road - Cherry Orchard Road - Addiscombe Road - George Street - Wellesley Road - Station Road - Tamworth Road - Road Under Car Park - Drummond Road - Church Street - Reeves Corner - Cairo New Road - Waddon New Road - Waddon Road - Purley Way - Croydon Road - Manor Road - Woodcote Road - Beddington Gardens - WALLINGTON Shotfield
New Midibus Route operated by Arriva London South (N)

DRL153 seen in the smart red and cream livery

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24.06.00
TC1+
11DRL
12DRL
6DRL

CRYSTAL PALACE - Anerley Hill - Hamlet Road - Maberley Road - Sylvan Road - Auckland Road - Lancaster Road - Southern Avenue - South Norwood Hill - South Norwood High Street - Selhurst Road - Tennison Road - Davidson Road - Christie Drive - Christie Drive Mini-Roundabout (Circumnavigate) - Christie Drive - Davidson Road - Canal Walk - Canal Walk Mini-Roundabout (Circumnavigate) - Canal Walk - Davidson Road - Lower Addiscombe Road - Cherry Orchard Road - Addiscombe Road - George Street - Wellesley Road - Station Road - Tamworth Road - Road Under Car Park - Drummond Road - Church Street - Reeves Corner - Cairo New Road - Waddon New Road - Waddon Road - Purley Way - Croydon Road - Manor Road - Woodcote Road - Beddington Gardens - WALLINGTON Shotfield
Extended from Norwood Junction to Crystal Palace via withdrawn Route 361 and transferred from Norwood (N) to South Croydon (TC)

01.09.01
BF51+
13DRL
13DRL
9DRL

Allocation moved to Beddington Farm (BF)

PDL72 West Croydon

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30.08.03
BF51+
16DWS
16DWS
13DWS

New contract with bigger buses and increased frequencies

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28.08.10
CN51+
19DWS
18DWS
13DWS

Contracr renewal
I am unsure the date garage code was changed from BF to CN

DWS14 West Croydon Station

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31.03.12
TH51+
19DWS
18DWS
9DWS

Beddington Farm (CN) allocation moved to Thornton Heath (TH)

29.08.15
TH51+
19DWS
18DWS
9DWS

WALLINGTON - CRYSTAL PALACE
Contract extended for two years

26.08.17
TH51+
19SLS
18SLS
10SLS

Contract renewal

 

 

 

 

Operating Garages

TH Thornton Heath
Crew Changeover point West Croydon

BF/CN Beddington Farm
Crew Changeover point not known