Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
06.05.53
AM
15RTL
10RTL
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PETTS WOOD STATION - Chislehurst - Mottingham - Eltham - WOOLWICH Parsons Hill - Woolwich Road - GREENWICH CHURCH (Mon-Fri peaks)
New route - 161 service reduced to provide resources.


04.05.55
AM
15RT
10RT
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PETTS WOOD STATION - Chislehurst - Mottingham - Eltham - WOOLWICH Parsons Hill - Woolwich Road - GREENWICH CHURCH (Mon-Fri peaks)
RTL replaced by RT.

30.04.58
AM
15RT
10RT
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Extracted from 1958 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

12.10.60
AM
15RT
9RT
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PETTS WOOD STATION   -   WOOLWICH   -   WOOLWICH ROAD Victoria Way (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Victoria Way and Greenwich Church.


01.07.64
AM
14RT
10RT
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PETTS WOOD STATION   -   WOOLWICH   -   WOOLWICH ROAD Victoria Way (Mon-Fri peaks)
AM allocatioon transferred to AW


06.11.71
AW
15RT
8RT
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PETTS WOOD STATION - WOOLWICH - CHARLTON STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Charlton Station and Victoria Way.


21.05.77
AW
13RM
10RM
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PETTS WOOD STATION - WOOLWICH - CHARLTON STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
RT replaced by RM

27.09.80
Route renumbered 161

 

 

 

 

Operating Garages

AM Plumstead
Changeover point Woolwich ?

AW Abbey Wood
Changeover point Woolwich and Well Hall Station.