Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
13.09.08
MB28
ex R5
ex R5
--
NEW ROUTE

Orpington Station - Station Approach - Station Road - High Street - Homefield Rise (double run to junction with Lych Gate Road) - High Street - Sevenoaks Road - Green Street Green - High Street - Cudham Lane North - Hazelwood - Cudham Lane North - Cudham - Cudham Lane South - Horns Green - Cudham Lane South - Knockholt Main Road - Knockholt - Knockholt Main Road - Knockholt Pound - Knockholt Main Road - Halstead Lane - Knockholt Road - Halstead - Shoreham Lane -Station Road - Clarks Lane - Shoreham Lane - Knockholt Road - Halstead Lane - Rushmore Hill - Pratt's Bottom - Sevenoaks Road - High Street - Green Street Green - Sevenoaks Road - High Street - Homefield Rise - Gravel Pit Way - Spur Road - Station Road - Station Approach - Orpington Station  Circular route, in this direction only   ( Mon-Sat except late evenings service )
The first journey on Mondays to Fridays turns direct from Sevenoaks Road into Station Road - omitting the section in blue. 
Underlined sections operate on a Hail & Ride basis - buses stop anywhere safe
New Route - this was the renumbering of the anti clockwise R5

METROBUS 357

357 seen in Orpington

© Jeff Lloyd


07.12.13
TB91
ex R5
ex R5
--
CONTRACT REASSIGNED

ORPINGTON  -  CUDHAM  -  KNOCKHOLT  -  ORPINGTON
New operator

34272

Dart 34372 seen in Cudham

© Graham Walker


01.05.14
TB91
ex R5
ex R5
--

ORPINGTON  -  CUDHAM  -  KNOCKHOLT  -  ORPINGTON
New operator

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

08.12.18
MB91
1SE
1SE
--
Contract reassigned
Joint operation with Route R10

ORPINGTON  -  CUDHAM  -  KNOCKHOLT  -  ORPINGTON
New operator

 

Garages

MB Metrobus
Changeover point Green Street Green

TB Bromley
Changeover point Orpington Station