Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
1.09.90
TH251+
11DT
7DT
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WEST CROYDON Bus Station - South Croydon - Upper Selsdon Road - Selsdon - Sanderstead - Riddlesdown - Purley - Brighton Road - OLD LODGE LANE ( Mon-Sat )
NEW ROUTE replaces Croydon to Old Lodge Lane section of withdrawn 12A .

412_SR102 

 

SR102 West Croydon

 

27.03.93
TH251+
11DT
7DT
--
 
TC401+
2M
--
--

WEST CROYDON - OLD LODGE LANE ( Mon-Sat ) or WALLINGTON STN (SDO jnys) via Route 127 from Purley
BIG BUS journeys introduced - between West Croydon and Wallington bifurcating at Purley and then via 127.

412_DT66 

 

 

DT66 West Croydon

 

09.10.93
TH251+
10DT
7DT
--
 
TC401+
2L
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--

WEST CROYDON - PURLEY CROSS ROADS ( Mon-Sat ) - WALLINGTON STATION (SDO jnys)
Withdrawn between Purley and Old Lodge Lane - this section replaced by new Route 450.

05.09.94
TH251+
10DT
7DT
--
 
TC401+
2L
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--

WEST CROYDON - PURLEY CROSS ROADS ( Mon-Sat ) - WALLINGTON STATION (SDO jnys) - Sanderstead - Riddlesdown - HAMSEY GREEN Warlingham School
( pm journey towards Purley only)

03.01.95
TH251+
10DT
7DT
--
 
TC401+
2L
--
--

WEST CROYDON - PURLEY CROSS ROADS ( Mon-Sat ) - Sanderstead - Riddlesdown - HAMSEY GREEN Warlingham School ( pm journey towards Croydon only)
Wallington journeys renumbered 612.

1995 map
Extracted from 1995 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
click map to enlarge
09.12.95
TH251+
10DT
7DT
--
 
TC401+
2L
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HAMSEY GREEN Warlingham School ( pm journey towards Croydon only) - Croydon - Cherry Orchard Road - Lower Addiscombe Road - Davidson Road - Tennison Road - Selhurst Road - NORWOOD JUNCTION Grosvenor Road ( Mon-Sat )
Extended from Croydon to Norwood Junction

19.01.96
TH251+
10DRL
10DRL
--
 
TC401+
2L
--
--

Progressive conversion to DRL commenced.

412_DRL211 

 

DRL211 Croydon Town Centre

 

30.08.97
TC251+
10DRL
10DRL
--
 
TC101+
2L
--
--

Allocation moved to Croydon (TC)

412_L213 

 

L213 Croydon Town Centre

 

29.08.98
TC251+
8LDR
5LDR
3LDR

PURLEY - Selsdon - Croydon - WEST CROYDON Bus Station
Withdrawn between Croydon and Norwood Junction - replaced by new route 410.
Hamsey Green journey
renumbered 612 thus no more dd workings
Sunday service introduced.

412_LDR34 

 

LDR34 Hogarth Crescent stand

15.09.01
TC251+
7DDL
7DDL
4DDL

Type change

412_DDL17 

 

DDL17 Croydon Town Centre

 

31.05.03
TC251+
7DDL
7DDL
4DDL

Diverted at South Croydon via Sussex Road to avoid low bridge in readiness for double deck conversion.

31.08.03
TC251+
8DLA
8DLA
4DLA

Contract renewal and converted to double deck.

30.08.08
TC251+
8DW
8DW
5DW

Contract Renewal

412_DW16 

 

DW16 crosses Wellesley Road - East Croydon

 

16.10.10
TC251+
8DLA
8DLA
5DLA

PURLEY  HOSPITAL - Selsdon - Croydon - WEST CROYDON Bus Station
Extended in Purley from Tesco to Hospital Brighton Road

412_DLA156 

 

DLA156 High Street Croydon

 

31.08.13
TC251+
9DW
8DW
5DW

Contract renewal

412_T49 

 

 

T49 West Croydon

 

 


01.09.18
TC251+
8DW
6DW
5DW

West Croydon Bus Station and Tramlink (for West Croydon Station) - Station Road - Wellesley Road - Wellesley Road Tramlink - Wellesley Road - Park Street - St George's Walk - Katharine Street - High Street - South End - South Croydon - Selsdon Road - Sussex Road - Selsdon Road - Upper Selsdon Road - Addington Road - Selsdon - Old Farleigh Road - Addington Road - Sanderstead - Rectory Park - Mitchley Avenue - Riddlesdown - Downs Court Road - Godstone Road - Purley Station - Purley Road - Purley Cross - Banstead Road - Foxley Lane - Pampisford Road - Christchurch Road - Brighton Road - Purley Downlands Precinct
Rerouted at Purley to serve Downlands Precinct
Contract renewal with Arriva

Operating Garages

TC Croydon
Changeover point Swan & Sugar Loaf

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover point ?

412 times live stands Tender Specs