Route History

26.01.88
BX
?
?
--
New contract

SIDCUP STATION - Sidcup Police Station - Foots Cray - Ruxley Corner - North Cray Road - Bexley Village - Bourne Road - Bexleyheath - Manor Road - Old Road - Station Road - Chastillian Road - Princes Road North - Shepherds Lane - West Hill - Westgate Road - DARTFORD Market Street ( Mon-Sat )
NEW Route under LRT tendering - operated by Bexleybus

LS135 in Bexleybus livery

26.11.88
CR7+
4LX
4LX
--
Contract reassigned - operation run from Crayford

SIDCUP STATION  -  DARTFORD
New operator

Lynx 809 Sidcup Station

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Winter 1990
CR7+
4LX
4LX
--

SIDCUP STATION  -  DARTFORD
see map

Extracted from 1990 LT digitised map which is available for sale at
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17.02.92
CR7+
4LX
4LX
-
Contract novated to KB

SIDCUP STATION  -  DARTFORD
New operator


Leyland National KB410 Sidcup

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23.01.99
BX71+
4T
4T
--
Contract reassigned

SIDCUP  - DARTFORD
New contract with London Central

13.03.99
BX71+
5NV
5NV
--

SIDCUP STATION - Foots Cray - North Cray - Bexley - Bexleyheath - Crayford - Dartford - East Hill - London Road - Bean Road - BLUEWATER SHOPPING PARK ( Mon-Sat )
Extended from Dartford to Bluewater Park Shopping Centre

T1051 at Bluewater

© Graham Walker

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22.10.00
BX71+
6NV
5NV
5NV

SIDCUP STATION - Foots Cray - North Cray - Bexley - Bexleyheath - Crayford - Dartford - East Hill - London Road - Bean Road - BLUEWATER SHOPPING PARK ( Daily )
Sunday service introduced

NV13 takes a break at Sidcup Station stand

26.02.01
BE
6NV
5NV
--
 
BX71+
--
--
5PVL

SIDCUP  -  BLUEWATER 
Mon-Sat service sub contracted to Blue Triangle

RT3871 Sidcup

© Michaael Wadham


29.09.01
BX71+
6PVL
5PVL
5PVL

SIDCUP  -  BLUEWATER 
Blue Triangle involvement ceased

PVL257 Bexleyheath

24.01.04
DT1+
6dd
6dd
5dd
Contract reassigned to Arriva Kent Thameside

SIDCUP  -  BLUEWATER 
Contract reassigned to AKT

6219 Crayford

24.01.09
DT1+
6E
6E
5E

SIDCUP  -  BLUEWATER 
Contract renewal

Enviro 6462 Bexleyheath

25.01.14
DT1+
6dd
6dd
5dd

SIDCUP  -  BLUEWATER 
Contract extended for two years

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
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23.01.16
DT1+
7T
6T
5T

SIDCUP  -  BLUEWATER  
Contract renewal

T303 Dartford

© Bexleybus


29.10.16
DT1+
7T
6T
5T
Contract novated with Arriva to
Arriva London North

SIDCUP STATION  -  BLUEWATER
Contract novated with Arriva to Arriva London North

09.12.17
DT1+
7T
6T
5T

SIDCUP STATION  -  BLUEWATER
Schedule changes

01.09.18
DT1+
7T
6T
6T

SIDCUP STATION  -  BLUEWATER 
Schedule change

HV54 Bexletheath

© Bexleybus


23.01.21
DT1+
7T
6T
6T

SIDCUP STATION  -  BLUEWATER 
Contract renewal

Current Blind



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Operating Garages

BX Bexleyheath
Crew Changeover point not known but probably Bexleyheath Market Place

CR Crayford
Crew Changeover point Bexleyheath Clock Tower
From 1990 changeovers were at garage - buses running to and from Dartford light

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

BE Blue Triangle
Crew Changeover point at ?

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© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Friday, 24.06.22