Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.04.91
TL261+
8T
7T
8T
selkent
NEW ROUTE:Replaced Route 1 and 108B between Surrey Quays and Lewisham.

ELEPHANT & CASTLE - Bricklayers Arms - Tower Bridge Road - Grange Road - Southwark Park Road - Galleywall Road - Rotherhithe New Road - Surrey Quays Station - Plough Way - Grove Street - Evelyn Street - Creek Road - Greenwich - LEWISHAM Bus Station (evenings) - LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre (daytime) - CATFORD GARAGE (Garage Journeys)
NEW ROUTE:
Replaced Route 1 and 108B between Surrey Quays and Lewisham.

06.09.94
TL261+
9TA
9TA
8TA
logo Selkent purchased by Stagecoach

08.10.94
TL261+
10L/T
10L/T
9L/T

ELEPHANT & CASTLE - Bricklayers Arms - Tower Bridge Road - Grange Road - Southwark Park Road - Galleywall Road - Rotherhithe New Road - Surrey Quays Station - Plough Way - Grove Street - Evelyn Street - Creek Road - Greenwich - Lewisham - CATFORD GARAGE
Daily extended from Lewisham to Catford Garage.
Rerouted in Pepys Estate via Plough Way to serve St George's Square.

L125

L125 in the drab allover red livery is seen at the Tunnel roundabout at Rotherhithe

This image available on the
Leyland Olympian download

18.09.99
TL261+
9VN
9VN
7VN

CANADA WATER - CATFORD GARAGE
Withdrawn between Canada Water and Elephant & Castle.

VN87

VN87 Surrey Quays

This image available on the
Stagecoach  download

01.01.00
TL261+
9TA
9TA
7TA

Converted to low floor double deck operation.

18.09.04
TL261+
10TA
10TA
7TA

New contract commenced.

17154

17154 seen at ? - there appears to be a pink timecard resting on the dashboard which would signify that this was a Sunday working

This image available on the
Stagecoach  download

30.08.06
TL261+
10TA
10TA
7TA
selkent Purchased by Macquarie Bank
19.09.09
TL261+
10TA
10TA
7TA

Contract extended for two years

14.10.10
TL261+
10TA
10TA
7TA
logo Operation repurchased by Stagecoach

17.09.11
TL261+
10TA
10TA
7TA

Contract renewal

03.12.11
TL261+
10E
10E
8E

New Enviro E400 type introduced

Selkent Ambassador

10136 seen in Nelson Road  dressed as
" Selkent Ambassador "

© John King

2014 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
17.09.16
TL261+
12TE
10TE
8TE

Contract renewal

Route 199 current times 199 live stands Tender Specs

Operating Garage

TL Catford
Changeover point at garage