Route History

16.01.88
BX71+
8D/L
6D/L
4D/L
New Route operated by Bexleybus (BX) under LRT tendering process

WOOLWICH COMMON Queen Elizabeth Hospital - Woolwich - Plumstead - McLeod Road - Abbey Wood - Belvedere Station - West Street - Erith - Erith Road - BEXLEYHEATH Market Place
New Route which replaced withdrawn section of Route 269

24.11.90
BX71+
8T
6T
4T

Daimler & Olympian type replaced by Titans

Extracted from Winter digital 1990 map which is available for sale

Maps for sale


19.01.91
BX71+
8T+
6T
4T
   
1T/401
   
Contract novated to LC
Extracted from March 1991 allocation book which is for sale
Sales List

 

 

T844 Bexleyheath

 

08.10.94
BX71+
8T
6T
7T

WOOLWICH COMMON Queen Elizabeth Hospital - Woolwich - Plumstead - Eynsham Drive - Harrow Manorway - Abbey Wood - Belvedere Station - West Street - Erith - Erith Road - BEXLEYHEATH Market Place
Diverted between Plumstead and Abbey Wood via Eynsham Drive and Harrow Manorway instead of McLeod Road replacing withdrawn section of Route 180

23.01.99
BX31+
10DRL
10DRL
7DRL
Contract retained by London Central but converted from Titan to midibus operation

WOOLWICH COMMON Queen Elizabeth Hospital - Woolwich - Plumstead - Church Manorway - Blithdale Road - Woodhurst Road,  Myrtledene Road ( return via Manton Road ) - Basildon Road - Eynsham Drive - Finchdale Road - Church Manorway - Sewell Road - Grovebury Road - Eynsham Drive - Harrow Manorway,  Abbey Wood - Belvedere - Erith - Manor Road - Slade Green - Thames Road - Northall Road - Mayplace Road - BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre
Rerouted between Plumstead and Abbey Wood
Rerouted between Erith and Bexleyheath via withdrawn section of B13

Running number sequence change

 

 

DML20 at QE Hospital

 


24.01.09
PD51+
8VS
8VS
6VS
Contract reassigned

WOOLWICH COMMON Queen Elizabeth Hospital - ERITH Cross Street
New contract awarded to Stagecoach Selkent (PD) operated with new Optare Versa buses
Withdrawn between Erith and Bexleyheath - this section replaced by Route 99 extension from Erith to Bexleyheath

 

 

LDP108 seen at ?

 

25.01.14
PD51+
8VS
8VS
6VS

Contract extended for two years

 

 

Optare Versus 25302 at Woolwich Arsenal

 

03.05.14
PD51+
8VS
8VS
6VS

469 map 2014

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


23.01.16
DT31+
8ENL
8ENL
6ENL
Contract reassigned to
Arriva Kent Thameside

Driver Steve Barker took this picture whilst waiting for departure at QE Hospital

© Steve Barker

29.10.16
DT31+
8ENL
8ENL
6ENL
Contract transferred with Arriva to
Arriva London North

14.04.18
DT31+
9ENL
8ENL
6ENL

New schedule with one extra bus which comes off 428

13.07.19
DT21+
9ENL
8ENL
6ENL

WOOLWICH COMMON Queen Elizabeth Hospital - ERITH Cross Street
Running number sequence changed

Operating Garages

BX Bexleyheath
Crew Changeover prior outside garage

PD Plumstead
Crew Changeover point at garage

DT Dartford
The relief point for the 469 is mostly Erith-(during the day) or Dartford garage-(out of service) at night but there are also the odd changeovers at Plumstead Station and QE Hospital

 

 

This page dedicated to Steve Barker from Dartford Garage (DT)