Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
09.10.93
TH271+
7MRL
MRL
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PURLEY Old Lodge Lane - Purley Cross - Pampisford Road,Haling Park Road - Warham Road - South End - Park Lane - Wellesley Road - West Croydon - Whitehorse Road - Windmill Road - Queen's Road - Bensham Lane - Brigstock Road - Parchmore Road - Beaulah Road - Beaulah Crescent - Osborne Road - Northwood Road - Spa Hill - Harold Road - Chevening Road - Hermitage Road - Central Hill - Westow Hill - CRYSTAL PALACE PARADE ( Mon-Sat )
NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE serving many previously unserved Roads - replaced 412 between Old Lodge Lane and Purley centre

MRL123 is at the Old Lodge Lane terminal

26.09.96
TH271+
6DRL
6DRL
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WEST CROYDON Bus Station - Crystal Palace - College Road - Dulwich Wood Park - Kingswood Drive - College Road - Fountain Drive - Westwood Hill - Sydenham Road - Bell Green - LOWER SYDENHAM Savacentre
Withdrawn between Purley and West Croydon but extended from Crystal Palace to Lower Sydenham - new buses introduced

DRL123 passes through Crystal Palace which was unusual in that most routes terminated at Crystal Palace at that time

29.09.01
TH271+
8PDL
8PDL
4PDL

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - LOWER SYDENHAM Savacentre
New contract - Sunday service introduced


30.09.06
TH271+
11PDL
11PDL
7PDL

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - LOWER SYDENHAM Savacentre
Contract renewal - frequency increase

10.03.07
CN101+
11PDL
11PDL
7PDL

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - LOWER SYDENHAM Savacentre
Allocation transferred from Thornton Heath (TH) to Croydon Beddington garage (CN)

01.10.11
TH101+
13PDL
11PDL
7PDL

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - LOWER SYDENHAM Savacentre
Allocation transferred from Croydon Beddington garage (CN) to Thornton Heath (TH)
Contract renewal - frequency increase

PDL127 Lower Sydenham

27.08.16
N1+
14DWS
12DWS
7DWS

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - LOWER SYDENHAM Sainsbury's
Allocation moved to Norwood to make room for newly acquired Route 64

01.10.16
N1+
19SLS
19SLS
10SLS

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - LOWER SYDENHAM Sainsbury's
Contract renewal with new buses and increased frequencies

SLS7 Crystal Palace

Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

02.10.21
N1+
19SLS
19SLS
10SLS

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - LOWER SYDENHAM Sainsbury's
Contract extended for two years

Current Blind



450

 

Operating Garage

TH Thornton Heath
Crew changeover point Bensham Lane / Brigstock Road

CN Beddington
Crew changeover point West Croydon

N Norwood
Crew changeover point Crystal Palace Parade

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Thursday, 23.06.22