Route History

23.01.99
DT41+
4sd
4sd
1sd
New contract

DARTFORD Home Gardens - East Hill - Overy Liberty - Dartford High Street - Market Street - Market Street (North Side) - Market Street - Lowfield Street - Instone Road - Highfield Road - West Hill - Dartford Road - Crayford Road - Roman Way - London Road - Crayford Way - Thames Road - Howbury Lane - Whitehall Lane - Bridge Road - Northend Road - Perry Street Roundabout - Northend Road - South Road - Queens Road - James Watt Way - Erith High Street - Pier Road - Colebrook Street - Wharfside Close - ERITH Bexley Road
Operated by Arriva Kent Thameside
This is date the route joined the LRT network - previously ran under an agreement

Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer 10.7m

13.03.99
DT41+
6sd
6sd
3sd

ERITH Bexley Road - Queens Road - South Road - Northend Road - Bridge Road - Whitehall Lane - Howbury Lane - Thames Road - Crayford Way - Crayford Road - Dartford Road - West Hill - Highfield Road North - Westgate Road - Home Gardens - East Hill - The Brent - Watling Street - Bean Lane - St - Clements Way - Bluewater Parkway - Lime Tree Avenue - Bluewater Access Road - BLUEWATER BUS STATION

BLUEWATER BUS STATION - Bluewater Access Road - Bluewater Parkway - St Clements Way - St Clements Way Slip Road - Watling Street - The Brent - East Hill - Overy Liberty - Dartford High Street - Market Street - Market Street (North Side) - Market Street - Lowfield Street - Instone Road - Highfield Road - West Hill - Dartford Road - Crayford Road - Roman Way - London Road - Crayford Way - Thames Road - Howbury Lane - Whitehall Lane - Bridge Road - Northend Road - Perry Street Roundabout - Northend Road - South Road - Queens Road - James Watt Way - Erith High Street - Pier Road - Colebrook Street - Wharfside Close  -  ERITH Bexley Road
Extended from Dartford to Bluewater non-stop

Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer 10.7m but this time Bluewater bound and red livery

23.09.00
DT41+
7sd
7sd
3sd

Rerouted at Watling Street via Darenth Wood Road to double run via Darent Wood Hospital

                                           
24.01.04
DT41+
7sd
7sd
3sd

New contract retained by Arriva Kent Thameside

24.01.09
DT41+
8sd
7sd
3sd

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER
Contract renewal

 

Arriva Kent Tameside 1648 at Bluewater
© Steve Thomas

25.01.14
DT41+
8sd
7sd
3sd

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER
Contract renewal

29.10.16
DT41+
9sd
8sd
4sd
Contract novated with Arriva to
Arriva London North

Arriva London T301, LK65ENN - Route 428 | Erith Town Centre
©  Mark Mcwalter

16.09.17
DT41+
10sd
8sd
5sd

Sunday schedule change

 

Arriva London ENX24 (GN09AVZ) on route 428 at Bluewater

26.01.19
DT41+
10sd
8sd
5sd

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER
Contract renewal

 

 

Garage

DT Dartford
Crew Changeover point at Home Gardens Dartford
Drivers ferry to and from here using Arriva Cars some of which are old London Taxis