Route History

26.01.88
BX
     
logo 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

492_LS135 

 

LS135 in Bexleybus livery


26.11.88
CR7+
4LX
4LX
--
logo Contract reassigned - operation run from Crayford
Winter 1990
CR7+
4LX
4LX
--
1990 map

Extracted from 1990 LT digitised map which is available for sale at

Maps for Sale

492_LX408 

 

 

Lynx 408 is seen here in Boroline livery but Kentish Bus logo

 

17.02.92
CR7+
4sd
4sd
-
logo Contract novated to KB
492 entry

Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

492_KB483 

 

 

 

Leyland National KB483 at Bexleyheath Shopping Centre

This is one of 1500 images available on the Single Deck download

Bus Photos for sale

 

 

23.01.99
BX71+
4T
4T
--
logo Contract reassigned

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

London Bus Routes: Route 492: Bluewater - Sidcup Station &emdash; Route 492, London Central, T1051, A651THV, Bluewater 

T1051 at Bluewater

London Bus Routes by Adam

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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

492_NV13 

NV13 takes a break at Sidcup Station stand

This is part of the Go-Ahead download containing over 1500 images

Bus Photos for sale

 

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

Mon-Sat service sub contracted to Blue Triangle

29.09.01
BX71+
6PVL
5PVL
5PVL

Blue Triangle involvement ceased

492_PVL257 

 

 

PVL257 Bexleyheath

 

 


24.01.04
DT1+
6dd
6dd
5dd
logo Contract reassigned to Arriva Kent Thameside
London Bus Routes: Route 492: Bluewater - Sidcup Station &emdash; Route 492, Arriva Kent Thameside 6219, GK53AOG, Crayford 

 

6219 Crayford

 

 


24.01.09
DT1+
6dd
6dd
5dd

Contract renewal

London Bus Routes: Route 492: Bluewater - Sidcup Station &emdash; Route 492, Arriva Kent Thameside 6459, GN61JSV, Bexleyheath 

 

 

 

Enviro 6459 Bexleyheath

 

 

 

25.01.14
DT1+
6dd
6dd
5dd

Contract extended for two years

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

 London Bus Routes: Route 492: Bluewater - Sidcup Station &emdash; Route 492, Arriva Kent Thameside 6229, Y462UGC, Bexleyheath

Alexander ALX400 ( 6229 )

London Bus Routes by Adam

23.01.16
DT1+
7T
6T
5T

Contract renewal

London Bus Routes: Route 492: Bluewater - Sidcup Station &emdash; Route 492, Arriva London, T303, LK65ENP, Gravel Hill 

T303 Gravel Hill

© Eamonn Kentell

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

SIDCUP STATION  -  BLUEWATER

09.12.17
DT1+
7T
6T
5T

Schedule changes

01.09.18
DT1+
7T
6T
6T

Schedule change

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 ?

times 492 live 492 stands Tender Specs