Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
12.05.63
TL
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6RT

LOWER SYDENHAM STN -- PLUMSTEAD GARAGE (Suns)
New Sunday only service replacing Route 160


26.10.68
TL
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4RT

LOWER SYDENHAM STN - Southend Lane - Catford Garage - Catford - Middle Park - Eltham - Eltham Hill - Bexley Road - Riefield Road - Rochester Way - Falconwood - Hook Lane - Welling - PLUMSTEAD GARAGE (Suns)
Diverted between Eltham and Welling via Riefield Road instead of Westmount Road

16.02.69
TL
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4RT

LOWER SYDENHAM STN - Southend Lane - Catford Garage - Catford - Middle Park - Eltham - Eltham Hill - Bexley Road - Riefield Road - Lingfield Crescent ,Millbrook ,Avenue - Sutherland Avenue - Buckingham Avenue - Falconwood - Hook Lane - Welling - PLUMSTEAD GARAGE (Suns)
Diverted between Eltham and Welling via Lingfield Crescent ,Millbrook ,Avenue - Sutherland Avenue - Buckingham Avenue - Falconwood instead of Rochester Way

February 1969 first and last times

Taken from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

25.01.70
TL
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3SM

CATFORD GARAGE - WELLING Nags Head Lane (Suns)
Withdrawn between Welling and Plumstead Garage and Catford Garage and Lower Sydenham
Converted to One Man Operation.

SM29

 

SM29 Eltham High Street

busmap.co.uk


April 1970 first and last times

 



 


27.06.76
TL
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3SMD

CATFORD GARAGE - WELLING Nags Head Lane (Suns)
Type change.

SMD82

SMD82 Eltham High Street

busmap.co.uk


28.01.78
TL101+
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3DMS

CATFORD GARAGE - WELLING Nags Head Lane (Suns)
Converted to double deck operation.

DMS1427

 

 

DMS1427 seen at Welling CornerMay 1978 shortly before the route's withdrawal

busmap.co.uk

 

22.04.78
Route withdrawn - Route 160 reintroduced on this day

Garage

TL Catford
Crew Changeover point at garage