Route History

 

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
21.10.72
TB181+
2FS
2FS
--

ELTHAM CHURCH - High Street Eltham - Foots Cray Road - Southwood Road - Green Lane - Williams Barefoot Drive - Elmstead Lane - then to BICKLEY STATION ( Mon-Fri  peaks ) via Logs Hill - Chislehurst Road - Pines Road - Southborough Road,  or t o Bromley via Sunride AvenueOrchard Road - Upper Park Road - Park Road - Widmore Road - West Street - North Street ( return via East Street ) BROMLEY NORTH STATION (Mon-Fri off peak / Sat 0800-2300 )
New experimental minibus route covering previously unserved Roads

04.08.73
TB181+
2FS
2FS
--

ELTHAM CHURCH - High Street Eltham - Foots Cray Road - Southwood Road - Green Lane - Williams Barefoot Drive - Elmstead Lane - Sunride Avenue - Orchard Road - Upper Park Road - Park Road - Widmore Road - West Street - North Street ( return via East Street ) BROMLEY NORTH STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings/Sat)
Mon-Fri peak diversion to Bickley withdrawn


12.12.76
TB181+
2BS
2BS
--

ELTHAM CHURCH - BROMLEY NORTH STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings / Sat)
FS type withdrawn in favour of BS

22.04.78
TB181+
2BL
2BL
--

ELTHAM CHURCH - BROMLEY NORTH STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings / Sat)
FS type withdrawn in favour of BL


31.03.79
TB181+
2BL
2BL
--

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - Eltham Church - Eltham Hill - Kidbroke Park Road - Tudway Road - Moorhead Way - FERRIER ESTATE ( Mon-Sat except evenings)
Extended from Eltham to KIDBROOKE Ferrier Estate

Taken from 1984 map drawn by Darius Grigg

BL7 in the rather dull all red livery waits to depart for Kidbrooke

 


30.11.85
TB181+
3LS
3LS
--

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - FERRIER ESTATE ( Mon-Sat except evenings)
BL type withdrawn in favour of Leyland National (LS)

LS35 - the blind is misleading showing
KIDBROOKE Southend Crescent

 


16.08.86
TB181+
4LS
4LS
--

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - FERRIER ESTATE (Mon-Fri / Sat except evenings)
Mon-Fri evening service added

21.11.86
TB181+
3LS +
6LS
--
    1LS/R5    

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - FERRIER ESTATE (Mon-Sat)
Sat evening service added

08.07.89
TB181+
4LS
6LS
--

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - ELTHAM STATION (Mon-Sat)
Diverted at Eltham Church to Eltham Station instead of Ferrier Estate - this section replaced by New Route B16

29.07.89
TB181+
5LS
6LS
--

CONEY HALL  -  Hayes  -  Pickkhurst Lane  -  Bromley  -  Elmstead Woods  -  New Eltham  -  ELTHAM STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Extended to Coney Hall from Bromley via withdrawn 138.

13.07.90
Last day of operation

Replaced between Eltham and Bromley by 314 and between Bromley and Coney Hall by 138

Operating Garages

TB Bromley
Crew Changeover point (s) not known but probably Bromley North stand  

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Saturday, 28.03.20