Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
08.11.97
BX101+
11LDP
11LDP
7LDP
 
NX221+
5LDP
5LDP
4LDP
logo New single deck route
replaces Route 21 east of Lewisham.

NEW CROSS GATE Sainsbury's - Lewisham - Lee Green - Eltham - New Eltham - Sidcup - Foots Cray - FOOTS CRAY Tesco

1997 entry
Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

24.02.01
BX101+
14LDP
14LDP
--
 
NX221+
3LDP
3LDP
9LDP

Sunday BX allocation withdrawn.

LDP86

LDP86 Sainsbury's stand at New Cross

This image available with the GO-AHEAD London download

23.02.02
NX221+
17LDP
16LDP
8LDP

BX allocation withdrawn - now daily NX only

London Central NV81 on route 321 

Jan 03
NX221+
19PVL
18PVL
11PVL

Gradual conversion to low floor double deck operation.

PVL343

PVL343 Foots Cray

This image available with the GO-AHEAD London download

 

10.10.09
NX221+
19PVL
18PVL
11PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3PVL
3PVL
3PVL

Contract renewal all night service added replacing lost section of Route N21

01.05.10
BX31+
11PVL
9PVL
8PVL
 
NX221+
10PVL
11PVL
8PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3WVL
3WVL
3WVL

Part of allocation moved to Bexleyheath (BX)

wvl294

WVL294 New Cross Gate stand

London Bus Routes by Adam

29.09.12
NX221+
18PVL
18PVL
12PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3PVL
3PVL
3PVL

Bexleyheath (BX) allocation withdrawn - now all at New Cross (NX)

321 map

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

Click map to enlarge

11.10.14
NX221+
18PVL
18PVL
12PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3PVL
3PVL
3PVL

Contract extended for two years

WVL353

WVL353 Sidcup High Street

© Ian Armstrong

08.10.16
NX221+
20WVL
20WVL
12WVL
Night Service
NX401+
3E
3E
3E

Contract renewal

30.09.17
NX221+
17WVL
16WVL
13WVL
Night Service
NX401+
3E
3E
3E

NEW CROSS Sainsbury's  -  FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Mon-Sat daytime frequency reduction

 

Operating Garages

NX New Cross
Changeover at Garage via dead run from nearby Sainsbury's,but there are a few duties that still require the driver to walk to Sainsbury's to take over.

BX Bexleyheath
Changeover at Tesco Foots Cray

321 times live stands Tender Specifications 341 fares