Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
01.02.92
NX101+
15L/T
7L/T
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GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri) Downham Way - CATFORD GARAGE (Sats) Catford - Stanstead Road - Brockley Cross - New Cross - Old Kent Road - ELEPHANT & CASTLE (Sats) Blackfriars - Ludgate Circus - St Pauls - London Wall - MOORGATE Finsbury Square (Mon-Fri)
NEW ROUTE to replace southern section of Service 141.

T756 New Change

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Titan download


14.03.92
NX101+
12L/T
7L/T
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TL251+
3L/T
3L/T
 

MOORGATE (Mon-Fri) - ELEPHANT (Sats) - CATFORD GARAGE (Sats) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri) or BROMLEY NORTH STN (Sat shop hrs)
Saturday shopping hours extended from Catford garage to Bromley North Station via Route 208.
MS Catford (TL) allocation added.

18.07.92
NX101+
12L/T
7L/T
--
 
TL251+
3L/T
3L/T
 

LIVERPOOL STREET Bus Station (Mon-Fri) - ELEPHANT & CASTLE (Sats) - CATFORD GARAGE (Sats) - GROVE PARK (Mon-Fri) or BROMLEY NORTH STN (Sat shop hrs)
Mon-Fri service diverted at London Wall to Liverpool Street instead of Finsbury Square. this was part compensation for Red Arrow 502 withdrawal.

12.03.94
NX101+
13L/T
--
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BROCKLEY RISE - LIVERPOOL STREET Bus Station (Mon-Fri)
Withdrawn south of Brockley Rise and withdrawn completely on Saturday. TL allocation withdrawn.
This was part compensated by diversion of Route 171 to Catford garage instead of Forest Hill.

NV87

NV87 Liverpool Street Bus Station

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20.09.99
NX101+
14L/T
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BROCKLEY RISE - Brockley Cross - New Cross - Old Kent Road - Bricklayers Arms - Elephant - St Georges Circus - Waterloo - Aldwych - Fleet Street - Ludgate Circus - New Change - ST PAULS STATION (Mon-Fri)
rerouted at St Georges Circus to St Pauls via Waterloo - Blackfriars routeing to Liverpool Street replaced by revised Route 100.

18.03.00
NX101+
14L/T
11L/T
7L/T

BROCKLEY RISE - - ST PAULS STATION
Saturday and Sunday introduction.

17.03.01
NX101+
14NV
12NV
7NV

Start of new contract.

172 MAP
Map scanned from March 2001 leaflet
05.01
NX101+
14PVL
12PVL
7PVL

Converted to low floor double deck.

PVL234

PVL234 Old Vic - Waterloo

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GO-AHEAD London download

15.02.03
NX101+
14PVL
12PVL
7PVL

Rerouted northbound at Elephant & Castle via new contra flow bus lane at London Road.

18.03.06
NX101+
14PVL
12PVL
8PVL

Contract renewal with existing buses

19.03.11
WL501+
14TA
12TA
8TA

Contract awarded to Abellio (WL)

9842

The new order is represented here by late running Dennis Trident Alexander ALX400 9842

This image is part of a download available on the Abellio download

06.07.13
WL501+
14TA
12TA
8TA

New time schedule issued

19.03.16
WL501+
17E
14E
10E

Contract extended for two years

9842

A favourite spot for bus photography - Waterloo Bridge sees 9047

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Current times for Route 172 live 172 stands Tender Specs Route 1 fares

 

Operating Garages

NX New Cross
Changeover at garage

TL Catford
Changeover at garage

WL Walworth
Changeover at Elephant & Castle / New Kent Road

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Thursday, 19.01.17