Route History


01.12.01
FR
2 solo
2solo
1solo
New service

ORPINGTON STATION & ST MARY CRAY STATION
New Service

Towards St Mary Cray Station: Station Approach - Station Road - Orpington War Memorial - Orpington High Street - Chislehurst Road - Goodmead Road - Perry Hall Road - Orpington High Street - Lower Road - Kent Road - St. Mary Cray High Street - Blacksmiths Lane - Burrfield Drive - Crockenhill Road - Okemore Gardens - Sweeps Lane - Molash Road - Wotton Green - Wotten Green - Sandway Road - Mill Brook Road - Station Road - Sevenoaks Way - Station Approach.

Towards Orpington Station
: Station Approach - Chipperfield Road - Leesons Hill - Station Road - Mill Brook Road - Sandway Road - Wotten Green - Wotton Green - Molash Road - Sweeps Lane - Okemore Gardens - Blacksmiths Lane - Burrfield Drive - Crockenhill Road - Blacksmiths Lane - St. Mary Cray High Street - Kent Road - Lower Road - Orpington High Street - Orpington War Memorial - Station Road - Station Approach.

W427CWX seen in Crystals livery at Orpington

02.12.06
Y
2DMS
2DMS
2DMS
New contract started with First from their St Mary Cray base

ORPINGTON STATION & ST MARY CRAY STATION
Operator change

DMS41460 Orpington

© Adam Murray


08.12.07
MB318+
2DMS
2DMS
1DMS
Contract novated to Metrobus

ORPINGTON STATION & ST MARY CRAY STATION
New contract started with Metrobus operated from the Green Street Green base using ex First Buses

Metrobus 587 Sandaway Road

© Graham Wallker

 


03.12.11
MB318+
2DMS
2DMS
1DMS

ORPINGTON STATION & ST MARY CRAY STATION
Contract renewal with Metrobus

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

259 seen in Orpington

© Brian Creasey


01.04.17
MB341+
2DMS
2DMS
1DMS

ORPINGTON STATION & ST MARY CRAY STATION
Contract renewal
Running number sequence change

WS58 seen in Orpington

© Edward S


02.04.22
MB341+
2SE
2SE
1SE

ORPINGTON STATION & ST MARY CRAY STATION
Contract extended for two years

Operating Garages

Crystals Dartford
Crew Changeover point Orpington Station ?

Y First Orpington
Crew Changeover point Orpington Station ?

MB Green Street Green
Crew Changeover point Orpington Station

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Tuesday, 19.04.22