Route History

 

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.08.03
CY271+
3sd
3sd
--
NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE OPERATED BY Metrobus

COULSDON Ridgemount Avenue - Rickman Hill - Chipstead Valley Road - Brighton Road - Smitham Downs Road - Smitham Bottom Lane - Woodcote Valley Road - Foxley Lane - Russel Hill Road - Purley Cross - Purley Road - Godstone Road - Foxley Hill Road - Beaumont Road - Higher Drive - Northwood Avenue - Oaks Road - Oaks Way - Park Road - Kenley Lane - Valley Road - Beverley Road - Hornchurch Hill - Whytleafe Hill - Godstone Road - WHYTLEAFE STATION ( Mon-Sat except evenings )

16.10.03
GD271+
3sd
3sd
--

Allocation moved to Godstone GD

292 seen in Whytleafe
30.09.06
GD271+
3sd
3sd
--

COULSDON Ridgemount Avenue - WHYTLEAFE SOUTH( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Extended from Whytleafe Station to Whytleafe South.

30.08.08
BC45+
3sd
3sd
--
Contract reassigned to Abellio

8026 at Purley

© Robert Mighton


31.08.13
C291+
3sd
3sd
3sd
New contract commenced with Metrobus (C)

COULSDON Ridgemount Avenue - WHYTLEAFE SOUTH ( Daily except evenings )
Sunday service introduced

Enviro 190 at Purley on the first day of Metrobus operation

© Robert Mighton


01.05.14
C291+
3SE
3SE
3SE

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

01.09.18
C291+
3SE
3SE
3SE

Contract renewal


 

 

 

Operating Garages

CY Crawley
Crew Changeover point not known

GD Godstone
Crew Changeover point not known

BC Beddington Cross
Crew Changeover point Purley Cross

C Croydon
Crew Changeover point Purley Cross