Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
04.03.59
CN
13RT
15RT
9RT

CRYSTAL PALACE - Anerley - Norwood Junction - West Croydon - Waddon,Stafford Road - Wallington - Stanley Park Road - Ruskin Road - Benhill Avenue - SUTTON GREEN (Sundays) St Helier - MORDEN STATION (Monday-Saturday)
Trolleybus replacement Route for 654 Crystal Palace and Sutton Green

RT2203

RT2203 (CN) West Croydon

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29.01.64
A
13RT
6RT
3RT
 
TH
--
12RT
5RT

Carshalton (CN) garage closed - allocation moved to Sutton and Thornton Heath

154 times
Scanned from October 1965 Red Book
23.01.66
A
13RT
5RT
--
 
TH
--
8RT
--

MORDEN STATION - CRYSTAL PALACE (Monday-Saturday)
Sunday service withdrawn.

31.12.66
A
12RT
--
--
 
TH
--
11RT
--

Saturday (A) allocation withdrawn.

RT1808

RT1808 West Croydon

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07.09.68
A
10RT
--
--
 
TH
--
11RT
--

CRYSTAL PALACE - SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Saturday)- MORDEN STATION (Monday-Friday except evenings/Saturday)
Withdrawn between Sutton Green and Morden Mon-Fri evenings.

1970 map
Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
12.05.73
A
10DMS
6DMS
--
 
TH
--
7DMS
--

CRYSTAL PALACE - SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Saturday  )- MORDEN STATION (Monday-Saturday except evenings )
Saturday evenings withdrawn between Sutton Green and Morden
Converted to One Man Operation - Saturday (A) operation re-introduced.

1973 tt
Taken from alterationst leaflet (2) to booklet dated 17th February 1973
05.01.74
A
7DMS
--
--
 
TC
3DMS
6DMS
--
 
TH
--
7DMS
--

Monday-Saturday (TC) allocation introduced. Saturday (A) withdrawn.

23.04.77
A81+
7DMS
--
--
 
TC261+
3DMS
7DMS
--
 
TH161+
--
7DMS
--

CRYSTAL PALACE - Stanley Park Road - The Beeches Avenue - Park Hill - Benhill Road - SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Saturday) - MORDEN STATION (Monday-Saturday except evenings)
Re-routed at Carshalton Beeches.

28.10.78
A81+
9DMS
9DMS
--
 
TC261+
--
5DMS
--

Monday-Friday (TC) withdrawn. Saturday only (TH) withdrawn.

25.04.81
A81+
9DMS
10DMS
--

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - Waddon - Roundshaw Estate - Wallington - Carshalton - SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Saturday) - MORDEN STATION (Monday-Saturday except evenings)
Withdrawn between West Croydon and Crystal Palace (replaced by strengthened 157 service).
Diverted via Roundshaw Estate at Wallington replacing withdrawn 233. Saturday only (TC) withdrawn.

25.10.86
A81+
9D
9D
--

WEST CROYDON - MORDEN STATION (Monday-Saturday)
Extended evenings from Sutton to Morden.

dms2297

DMS2297 West Croydon Bus Station

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26.11.88
A81+
10D
11D
--

WEST CROYDON - Waddon - Roundshaw - Wallington - Carshalton - (between 1000 - 1600 double run via Queen Mary's Hospital) SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Friday evenings/Saturday outside shopping hours) - St Helier - Green Lane - London RoadMORDEN STATION (Monday-Friday except evenings/Saturday shopping hours)
Re-routed between Sutton and Morden as above.

29.09.90
A81+
10D
11D
4D

WEST CROYDON - SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Friday evenings/Saturday outside shopping hours) or SUTTON GARAGE (Sunday) - MORDEN STATION (Monday-Friday except evenings/Saturday shopping hours)
Sunday service introduced between West Croydon and Sutton replacing withdrawn section of Service 213.

31.08.91
A81+
10D
11D
4D

WEST CROYDON - SUTTON GARAGE (Sunday) or MORDEN STN (Monday-Saturday)
Monday-Saturday evenings extended from Sutton to Morden.

25.04.92
A81+
10M
11M
4M

D type buses replaced by M

M275

M275 Morden ?

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21.02.93
A81+
10M
11M
4MRL

WEST CROYDON - MORDEN
Sunday double run via Q Marys Hospital revised to run all day and extended to Morden except early am, 

Sunday operation converted to midi-bus.

MRL177

MRL177 at West Croydon has the audacity to wear a Routemaster number plate

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04.02.95
A81+
10M
11M
4MRL

Sunday early service extended from Sutton to Morden.

30.11.96
A81+
10M
11M
4M
LG LOGO Start of new contract and converted on Sundays to double deck operation
26.07.97
A81+
10NV
11NV
4NV

Converted from Metrobus to Volvo Olympian operation

NV113

NV167 West Croydon

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02.02
A81+
12EVL
11EVL
6EVL

Start of gradual conversion to low floor double deck. Buses are East Lans Myllennium Vyking - Volvo B7TL.

EVL41

EVL41 leaving West Croydon Bus Station

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06.12.08
A81+
12DOE
11DOE
6DOE
go logo Contract renewal with new buses
DOE47

DOE47 Sutton High Street

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07.12.13
A81+
12DOE
11DOE
9DOE

Contract extended for two years

PVL69

PVL69 seen at the Sutton crew changeover point at Sutton Green

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12.09.15
A81+
14DOE
12DOE
9DOE
Night Service ( FS )
A361+
--
3DOE
--

Fri and Sat night service inroduced

2014 map 2014 town plan croydon
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

Operating Garages

A Sutton
Changeover point at Sutton Green

TC Croydon
Changeover point at West Croydon Bus Station

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover point at West Croydon Bus Station

CN Carshalton
Changeover point at garage

154 154 live 154 stands Tender Specs Route 154 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2016
Date of edit   Sunday, 25.12.16

 

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