Route History

57A fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.11.55
BN
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5RT

STREATHAM GARAGE - Brixton - Stockwell - Vauxhall - VICTORIA (Sun)
New Sunday only Route

02.05.56
BN
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9RT

SOUTH CROYDON - West Croydon - Thornton Heath - Streatham - Brixton - Stockwell - Vauxhall - VICTORIA (Suns)
Extended from Streatham Garage to South Croydon Garage.

57A times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
57A map 1958 Croydon Town Centre 57A central section
Extracted from 1958 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
13.05.59
BN
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14RT

SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE - West Croydon - Thornton Heath - Parchmore Road - Green Lane - Streatham - Brixton - Stockwell - Vauxhall - Victoria - Hyde Park Corner - Marble ,Arch Baker Street - The Zoo - Camden Town - HAMPSTEAD HEATH (Suns)
Seasonally extended from Victoria to Hampstead Heath via Routes 2 - 74 - and 24.

1959 times
Times for May 1959 - the observant timetable enthusiast would wonder where the 2331 arrival at Victoria would go after as the last bus from HH departs Victoria at 2330
14.10.59
BN
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9RT

SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE - VICTORIA (Suns)
Withdrawn between
Victoria and Hampstead Heath.

11.05.60
BN
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13RT

SOUTH CROYDON - CAMDEN TOWN (Suns)
Seasonally extended from Victoria to Camden Town via Routes 2 - and 74

12.10.60
BN
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9RT

SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE - VICTORIA (Suns)
Withdrawn between
Victoria and Camden Town.

10.05.61
BN
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13RT

SOUTH CROYDON - CAMDEN TOWN (Suns)
Seasonally extended from Victoria to Camden Town via Routes 2 - and 74

11.10.61
BN
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9RT

SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE - VICTORIA (Suns)
Withdrawn between
Victoria and Camden Town for good.

17.05.63
BN
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9RTL

RT replaced by RTL type.

01.04.64
BN
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9RTW

RTL type replaced by RTW.

15.05.66
BN
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9RM

RTW type withdrawn - RM type replace

31.12.66
AK
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4RT
 
BN
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5RM

SELSDON - Riddlesdown - Purley - South Croydon - Thornton Heath - Streatham - Brixton - STOCKWELL STATION (Suns)
Withdrawm between Stockwell and Victoria but extended from TC Garage to Selsdon via 59 and 234.
Streatham (AK) allocation added using RT's

30.11.68
BN
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8RT

Streatham (AK) allocation withdrawn - BN reverts to RT type.

19.07.69
BN
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7RM

CROYDON GARAGE - STOCKWELL (Suns)
Withdrawm between TC Garage and Selsdon. Routemaster operation commenced - withdrawn section replaced by new 234B

02.01.71
BN
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7RT

RM replaced by RT.

17.04.71
BN
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5RT

THORNTON HEATH High Street - STOCKWELL (Suns)
Withdrawm between Thornton Heath and Croydon Garage.

RT794

RT794 High Road Streatham opposite the Ice Rink

This image available on the
RT download

23.03.75
BN141+
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5DM

RT replaced by DM.

DM1058

DM1058 UNKNOWN LOCATION
VAUXHALL BRIDGE ROAD ?

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

28.10.78
Route withdrawn.

Operating Garages

AK Streatham
Changeover point at garage.

BN Brixton
Changeover point at garage.