Route History


Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
13.12.03
MB29
1MPD
1MPD
--
New Route

ORPINGTON Walnuts Centre  -  Gravel Pit Way - Spur Road - Orpington War Memorial - Station Road - Crofton Road - Allington Road - And over Road - Tandridge Drive - Crofton Lane - St John's Road - Tudor Way - Queensway - Franks Wood Avenue - Southborough Lane - Blackbrook Lane - Oldfield Road - Southborough Road - BICKLEY STATION ( Mon-Sat hourly  except late evenings )

15.10.07
MB29
1MPD
1MPD
--

ORPINGTON Walnuts Centre  - BICKLEY STATION Hawthorne Road ( Mon-Sat except late evenings )
Owing to a weight restriction on the bridge at Bickley Station buses diverted to Hawthorne Road

27.03.10
MB29
1SE
1SE
--

ORPINGTON Walnuts Centre  -  Gravel Pit Way - Spur Road - Orpington War Memorial - Station Road - Crofton Road - Allington Road - Andover Road - Tandridge Drive - Crofton Lane - St John's Road - Tudor Way - Queensway - Franks Wood Avenue - Southborough Lane, Blackbrook Lane - Oldfield Road - Southborough Road - Hawthorne Road - Barfield Road - Golf Road - Sanderson Square - Golf Road -  BICKLEY Aquila ( Mon-Sat except late evenings )
Extended to Aquila in Bickley

358

358 Crofton Road Orpington shows the neew destination

© Graham Wallker


07.12.13
TB92
1SE
1SE
--
Contract reassigned

ORPINGTON - BICKLEY Aquilla
New operator

01.05.14
TB92
1SE
1SE
--

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

01.04.17
TB21+
4SE
4SE
3SE

Chelsfield Village – Orpington – Place Farm Estate – St John's Road – Petts Wood – Bickley – Chislehurst 
From Chislehurst as shown below to Chelsfield Village Five Bells 
then via Warren Road - Bucks Cross Road - Maypole Road - Shoreham Lane - Hewitts Road - Court Road - Charterhouse Road - Sevenoaks Road - double run via High Street and Homefield Rise - Station Road - Orpington Station - Crofton Road - Allington Road - Andover Road - Place Farm Estate - Tandridge Drive - Crofton Lane - St John's Road - Tudor Way - Queensway - Petts Wood Station - Queensway - Franks Wood Road - Southborough Lane - Blackbrook Lane - Oldfield Road - Southborough Road - Hawthorne Road (for Bickley Station) - double run via Barfield Road - Golf Road to Bickley Aquila, Sanderson Square - Blackbrook Lane - Bickley Park Road - Summer Hill - Bromley Road - Prince Imperial Road - High Street - Chislehurst Sainsbury's
Extended from Orpington to Chelsfield to replace withdrawn section of R3
Extended from Bickley to Chislehurst
Sunday service added
 

36307

©Alisha

 


08.12.18
TB21+
4SE
4SE
3SE

CHELSFIELD  -  CHISLEHURST
Contract extended for two years

Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harrisbusmap.co.uk

05.12.20
MB246+
4WS
4WS
2WS

CHELSFIELD  -  CHISLEHURST
New contract with GA-L Metrobus

3661

3661 Chelsfield

© Alex Peak


23.07.22
MB246+
4WS
4WS
2WS

CHELSFIELD  -  CHISLEHURST
Rerouted on departure from Chelsfield direct via Church Road instead of Shoreham Lane


Garages

MB Orpington
Changeover point Sevenoaks Road / Charterhouse Road

TB Bromley
Changeover point Walnuts Centre
FROM 2017 Changeover point ORPINGTON STATION
Sunday all changeovers at TB Garage running light from Chislehurst

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Friday, 29.07.22