Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
07.09.68
SP
15RT
11RT
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WOOLWICH ROAD Victoria Way ( Mon-Fri peaks) - WOOLWICH Parsons Hill ( Mon-Sat ) - Plumstead Common - Welling - Blackfen  -  Foots Cray - St Mary Cray - Orpington - Sevenoaks Road - GREEN STREET GREEN Rose and Crown ( Mon-Sat )
New Route

51A times
 
1970 map

Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map
06.11.71
SP
15RT
11RT
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CHARLTON STATION (Mon-Fri peaks) - WOOLWICH Parsons Hill ( Mon-Sat )   -   GREEN STREET GREEN Rose and Crown ( Mon-Sat )

RT1111 RM519
RT1111 Sevenoaks Road - Orpington RM519 also Sevenoaks Road in Orpington
© Malcolm Allan This image available with the Routemaster download

21.05.77
Converted to OPO and renumbered 51

Garages

SP Sidcup
Crew Changeover point at Foots Cray