Route History

15.02.03
PD401+
30TA
25TA
21TA
New Contract

DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR - New Cross Gate - Old Kent Road - Bricklayers Arms - Elephant & Castle - Lambeth North - Westminster Bridge - Whitehall - Piccadilly Circus - Oxford Circus - Portland Place - Great Portland Street - Marylebone Road - Baker Street Station - MARYLEBONE STATION
New bendy bus service although these were not available until March hence double deck types were used (TA,VA,VN)

This was a 24 hour service but the night portion was numbered N453

Dennis Trident 17142 operates until the Artics are ready - seen here at the| Marylebone stand in Great Central Street

 


15.03.03
PD401+
30MA
25MA
21MA

DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR  -  MARYLEBONE
Mercedes Citaro artics introduced.

 

23028 seen here in New Kent Road

 


20.03.04
PD401+
30MA
25MA
21MA
 
PD101+
10MA
10MA
10MA

DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR  -  MARYLEBONE
N453 renumbered thus service now 24 hour

09.09.06
PD401+
22MA
225MA
19MA
 
PD101+
10MA
10MA
10MA

DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR  -  MARYLEBONE
New purpose built stand now in use by DEPTORD DLR - dead run to Lewisham withdrawn.                                                                        

16.02.08
MW1+
23MAL
22MAL
16MAL
 
MW101+
6MAL
6MAL
6MAL
logo Contract reassigned

DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR  -  MARYLEBONE
Contract moved to London General operating from the Mandela Way base.

MAL4 demonstrates the bendiness at Trafalgar Square

 


24.09.11
MW1+
35E
23E
17E
 
MW101+
6E
11E
11E

DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR  -  MARYLEBONE
MAL artic type buses withdrawn in favour of conventional double deck - frequency increase to compensate for loss of capacity

E167 Portland Place


19.11.11
MW1+
35E
23E
17E
 
MW101+
6E
11E
11E

DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR  -  MARYLEBONE
Contract renewal

01.05.14
MW1+
35E
23E
17E
 
MW101+
6E
11E
11E

DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR  -  MARYLEBONE
see map
Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

18.10.14
MW1+
35LT
23LT
17LT
 
MW101+
6LT
11LT
11LT

DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR  -  MARYLEBONE
Converted to NRM type

453 in all over advert livery for Swatch watches

29.07.17
NX411+
36LT
24LT
18LT
 
NX381+
6LT
11LT
11LT

DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR  -  MARYLEBONE
Mandela Way (MW) closed, allocation moved to New Cross (NX)

12.02.22
NX411+
30LT
24LT
18LT
 
NX381+
6LT
11LT
11LT

DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR  -  MARYLEBONE
Mon-Fri peak reduction

Current Blind



453

 

Operating Garages

PD Plumstead
Changeover at Jerrard Street and then Deptford DLR

MW Mandela Way
Changeover point at OLD KENT ROAD Tesco

NX New Cross
Changeover point at New Cross Garage

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Thursday, 23.06.22