Route History

94 fares

17.04.35
AK
13ST
18ST
9ST
 
TB
5ST
9ST
9ST

CRYSTAL PALACE - Kirkdale - Sydenham - Forest Hill - Brockley Rise - Crofton Park - Lewisham - Lee Green - Burnt Ash Road - Grove Park - Bromley - Bromley Common - SOUTHBOROUGH Crooked Billet
NEW ROUTE - replaced Route 49 between Lewisham and Crystal Palace and Route 136 between Grove Park and Southborough

08.09.37
AK
--
--
9ST
 
TB
--
--
9ST
 
TL
18STL
22STL+
--
      1ST/12  

Mon-Sat Streatham (AK) and Bromley (TB) withdrawn in favour of Catford (TL) allocation

23.03.38
TL
18STL
22STL+
18STL
     
1ST/12
--

Sunday only  AK and TB allocations moved to Catford (TL)

13.12.39
TB
9STL
16STL
9STL
 
TL
11STL
9STL
10STL

Daily Bromley (TB) allocation introduced

03.05.50
TB
9RT
13RT
15RT
 
TL
19STL
19STL
10RT

Catford (TL) Sunday operation converted to RT buses spare ex 47

11.10.50
TB
9RT
13RT
15RT
 
TL
19RT
19RT
10RT

Daily operation converted to RT.

06.07.52
TB
9RT
7RT
10RT
 
TL
9RT
17RT
10RT

BROCKLEY RISE (Sat pm/Sun pm) - LEWISHAM (Monday-Friday) - SOUTHBOROUGH
This change was part of the tram replacement program (last day) .
The withdrawn section between Lewisham or Brockley Rise and Crystal Palace being replaced by new Route 186 Woolwich & Victoria.

19.05.54
TB
10RT
5RT
8RT
 
TL
9RT
20RT
8RT

BROCKLEY RISE (Sat shopping hours/Sunday pm) - LEWISHAM (Monday-Friday) - PETTS WOOD STATION
Daily extended from Southborough to Petts Wood Station via Frankswood Avenue and Queensway.

17.10.56
TB
9RT
5RT
5RT
 
TL
9RT
18RT
7RT

BROCKLEY RISE Chandos (Saturday shopping hours) - LEWISHAM Rennell St (Monday-Friday) - PETTS WOOD STATION
Sunday withdrawn between Lewisham & Brockley Rise

30.04.58
TB
9RT
5RT
5RT
 
TL
8RT
18RT
7RT

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12.10.60
NX
8RT
--
--
 
TB
9RT
5RT
4RT
 
TL
--
18RT
6RT

Monday-Friday TL allocation replaced by NX. (The gap at TL filled by new 108B)

29.01.64
NX
8RT
9RT
--
 
TB
9RT
12RT
4RT
 
TL
--
--
6RT

Saturday TL allocation replaced by NX and an increase at TB.

01.07.64
NX
12RT
9RT
--
 
TB
9RT
12RT
4RT
 
TL
--
--
6RT

BROCKLEY RISE (Saturday shopping hours) - LEWISHAM; - PETTS WOOD STN (Suns) Queensway - Crofton Lane - ORPINGTON St Andrews Drive (Monday-Saturday) Foots Cray - SIDCUP STATION (Monday-Friday peaks)
Monday-Saturday extended from Petts Wood to Orpington and further extended Monday-Friday peaks to Sidcup Station via Route 51

94 map


This is an extract from July 1964 historical map

The Greater London Bus Map
27.01.65
TB
9RT
12RT
4RT
 
TL
13RT
9RT
4RT

Monday-Saturday NX allocation returned to TL.

23.01.66
TB
9RT
11RT
7RT
 
TL
13RT
12RT
--

Sunday TL allocation withdrawn.

RT714

RT714 next to a DMS on the 61

This image available on the
RT download


02.05.76
TB
10RT
13RM/1RT
3RM
 
TL
12RT
5RT
--

RM vehicles introduced at weekends from TB (spare from 47)

28.10.78
TB31+
7RM
13RM
3RM
 
TL61+
10RM
5RM
--

BROCKLEY RISE (Sat shopping hours) - LEWISHAM Bus Station - PETTS WOOD (Sundays) - ORPINGTON St Andrew's Drive (Monday-Saturday)
Daily RM introduced. Withdrawn between Orpington and Sidcup.

RM778

RM778 Bromley South

This image available with the Routemaster download


17.03.80
TB31+
7RM
13RM
3RM
 
TL61+
10RM
5RM
--

BROCKLEY RISE (Sat shopping hours) - LEWISHAM Bus Station - PETTS WOOD (Sundays) - ORPINGTON Goodmead Road(Monday-Saturday)
Orpington terminal changed from St Andrews Drive to Goodmead Road.

04.09.82
Route withdrawn - replaced by new Routes 208 and 261.

Operating Garages

TL Catford
Changeover point Lewisham

TB Bromley
Changeover point crews West Street - Bromley northbound - Bromley North Street southbound Mon - Fri - Sat until 1300
Bromley Common - Crown after 1300 Sat and all day Sundays

NX New Cross
Changeover point Lewisham