Route History

Fares


12.10.60
TL
8RT
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GREENWICH Boord Street - Westcombe Hill - Blackheath - Lewisham - Catford - Lower Sydenham - Sydenham - Westwood Hill - CRYSTAL PALACE ( Mon-Fri )
Mon-Fri route introduced to provide a more reliable service south of Blackwall Tunnel.

RT2812

RT2812 Crystal Palace

© Malocolm Allan


108B times
Scanned from Jan 1967 Red Book

26.10.68
TL
12RT
9RT
3RT

BLACKWALL TUNNEL Delta Works (Mon-Fri peaks) - GREENWICH Ship & Billet (MS) - BLACKHEATH Royal Standard (Suns) - CRYSTAL PALACE
Saturday and Sunday service introduced because the 108 was diverted to Eltham.

24.01.70
TL
12RT
9RT
3RT

SURREY DOCKS STN (Mon-Fri peaks) - GREENWICH CHURCH (MS) - BLACKHEATH (Suns) - CRYSTAL PALACE
Tunnel Avenue section withdrawn - diverted instead Mon-Sat to Greenwich Church and further extended Mon-Fri peaks to Surrey Docks Stn

17.04.71
TL
11SMS
10SMS
4SMS

SURREY DOCKS STN (Mon-Fri peaks) - GREENWICH CHURCH (MS/Sun afts) - BLACKHEATH (Suns am) - CRYSTAL PALACE
Converted to single deck One Person Operation and extended Sunday afternoons from Blackheath to Greenwich.

SMS151

SMS151 Greenwich

This image available on the
Single Deck download

15.08.76
TL
11DMS
10DMS
4DMS

Converted to double deck operation.

22.04.78
TL121+
10DMS
10DMS
6DMS

SURREY DOCKS STN (Mon-Fri peaks) - GREENWICH CHURCH - CRYSTAL PALACE
Extended all day Sunday from Blackheath to Greenwich.

DMS596

DMS596 Greenwicj

© John Parkin

25.07.83
TL121+
10T
10T
6T

Converted to Leyland Titan operation.

27.04.85
TL121+
7T
8T
4T

GREENWICH CHURCH - CRYSTAL PALACE
Mon-Fri peak extension from Greenwich to Surrey Docks withdrawn

21.06.86
TL121+
4T
5T
3T

CRYSTAL PALACE - LEWISHAM Bus Station
Withdrawn between Lewisham and Greenwich.

06.06.87
TL121+
7T
8T
5LS ex 181

CRYSTAL PALACE - Westwood Hill - Sydenham - Perry Hill - Woolstone Road - Catford - LEWISHAM Bus Station (MS evgs/Suns) - Brookmill Road - Deptford - Evelyn Street - SURREY DOCKS STN (MS except evgs/Sat shop hrs)
Mon-Fri evenings excepted and Saturday shopping hours extended from Lewisham to Surrey Docks
via Route 47. Re-routed in Sydenham via Perry rise and Woolstone Road instead of Perry Hill - this section replaced by rerouteing of 181.
Sunday service converted to single deck Leyland Nationals.

ls395

LS395 at Crystal Palace
Note the unusual blind treatment

This image available on the
Single Deck download

29.07.89
TL121+
7T
8T
SR ex 160

Converted on Sundays to SR (minibus) operation.

14.07.90
TL121+
7T
8T
2SR

Sunday service now has own allocation.

108b map
 
23.02.91
TL121+
7T
8T
2SR

CRYSTAL PALACE - LEWISHAM Bus Station ( Mon-Sat evgs /  Suns) - Deptford - Evelyn Street - Grove Street - Grove Way - Evelyn Street - SURREY DOCKS STN (Mon-Fri except evgs / Sat shopping hours)
Diverted via Pepys Estate in Deptford.

1991 allocayion book

Exttract from 1991 allocation book

Available for sale

27.04.91
TL121+
4T
8T
2SR/MW

CRYSTAL PALACE - LEWISHAM (Mon-Fri/Sat evgs/Suns) - SURREY QUAYS STATION (Sat shop hrs)
Mon-Fri withdrawn between Lewisham and Surrey Quays and rerouted via Route 47 between Deptford and Surrey Quays - Pepys Estate served by new 199.

t1083

T1083 Lewisham

© Paul Harvey

09.11.91
Route withdrawn.

Operating Garage

TL Catford
Chjangeover point Lewisham Town Hall