Route History

27.03.99
TC81+
5L
5L
5L
New Route / contract

TRAFALGAR SQUARE - Strand - Aldwych - Waterloo - Elephant - Camberwell - Denmark Hill - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill Station - West Norwood - Thornton Heath High Street - Whitehorse Road - West Croydon - Croydon - South Croydon - PURLEY CROSS Nightly
New night route operated by Arriva from Croydon (TC)

28.04.00
TC81+
6L
6L
6L

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STATION - Holborn - Kingsway - Waterloo - South Croydon - Purley - Brighton Road - Reedham Station - Brighton Road - Smitham Station - Brighton Road - Coulsdon - Brighton Road - Coulsdon South Station - Marlpit Lane - Chaldon Way - Meadway - Tollers Lane - The Crossways - Coulsdon Road - OLD COULSDON Tudor Rose
Diverted at Aldwych to run via Kingsway - and High Holborn to Tottenham Court Road Station
Extended from Purley to Old Coulsdon via withdrawn section of Route N159

Diverted via East Croydon Station


DLA183 takes a breather at the Tottenham Court Road stand

© Brian Creasey

 


31.03.06
Q271+
6WVL
6WVL
6WVL
Contract reassigned

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD  -  OLD COULSDON
Contract passed to London Central operating from Camberwell (Q)

02.04.11
Q271+
6WVL
6WVL
6WVL

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD  -  OLD COULSDON
Contract renewal with London Central

WVL447 Waterloo Bridge

© Jack Marian


02.04.16
Q271+
6EH
6EH
6EH

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD  -  OLD COULSDON
Contract extended for two years

Taken from 2017 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

31.03.18
WL101+
7ADE
7ADE
7ADE
logo
Contract reassigned

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STN  -  OLD COULSDON
Contract reassigned to Abellio (WL)  using buses ex Route 45

2592 Old Coulsdon

© Mr Lewisham Boy

Garages

TC Croydon
Meal reliefs taken at ?

Q Camberwell
Meal reliefs taken at Nags Head

WL Walworth
Meal reliefs taken at garage 1st half 45 / then N68

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Saturday, 20.11.21