Route History

115 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
08.05.37
A
5STL
5STL
5STL
LT logo New Route

WALLINGTON Belmont Road - London Road - Hackbridge - Mitcham - Mitcham Lane - STREATHAM COMMON Greyhound
New route - replacing withdrawn northern section of Route 234 - now diverted at Wallington Station via Parkgate Road to Carshalton (Park Lane) 28.05.37 - due to the bus strike from 1st to 27th May - delaying the 115 start date until the 28th.

05.01.38
A
5STL
5STL
5STL
TC
7ST
7ST
--

WALLINGTON Belmont Road - London Road - Hackbridge - Mitcham - Mitcham Lane - STREATHAM COMMON ( Suns )  -  Norbury  -  Thornton Heath Pond  -  Purley Way  -  CROYDON AIRPORT
( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat extended from Streatham Garage to Croydon Airport
Mon-Sat Croydon (TC) allocation added

30.04.41
A
4STL
4STL
4STL
TC
5ST
4ST
6ST

WALLINGTON Belmont Road  -  CROYDON AIRPORT
Sunday service extended from Streatham Garage to Croydon Airport
Sunday Croydon (TC) allocation added

25.03.42
A
4STL
4STL
--
TC
5ST
4ST
9ST

Sunday Sutton (A) allocation withdrawn

21.04.43
A
4STL
--
--
TC
5STL
4STL
6ST
9STL

Saturday Sutton (A) allocation withdrawn

27.10.43
A
5STL
5STL
--
TC
6STL
6STL
8STL

Saturday Sutton (A) allocation reinstated

12.11.47
A
9D
5D
--
TC
6RT
4RT
9RT
1STL

RT type introduced

11.10.50
A
9D
8D
--
 
TC
9RT
6RT
8RT

WALLINGTON - CROYDON AIRPORT (Suns) - Purley - Kenley - Godstone Road - Whyteleafe Uppper Warlingham Station
Mon-Sat extended from Croydon Airport to Whyteleafe.

1952 map
Extracted from 1952 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
22.10.52
A
8D
7D
--
 
TH
10RT
6RT
8RT

Croydon (TC) allocation transferred to Thornton Heath (TH).

06.05.53
A
8RT
7RT
--
 
TH
10RT
6RT
12RT

Sutton (A) allocation changed from Daimler (D) operation to RT.

12.10.55
A
8RT
--
--
 
TH
10RT
12RT
6RT

Sat Sutton (A) allocation withdrawn

115

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List

A careful study of the timetable shows that the first stop on line of route for Sutton (A) buses was Mitcham Cricketers

29.01.64
TH
19RT
9RT
4RT

Sutton (A) allocation withdrawn.

18.11.64
TH
19RT
9RT
--

WALLINGTON - Whyteleafe (MS)
Sunday service renumbered 115A and re-routed via Carshalton Station.

31.12.66
TH
20RT
--
--

WALLINGTON - WHYTLEAFE (Mon-Fri)
Saturday service renumbered 115B and re-routed at Purley to Selsdon.

15.06.68
TH
16RT
--
--

WALLINGTON - PURLEY - WHYTLEAFE (Mon-Fri peaks)
The service south of Purley withdrawn outside peaks.

31.10.70
TH
14RT
8RT
--

WALLINGTON - PURLEY (MS) - WHYTLEAFE(Mon-Fri peaks)
Service 115B withdrawn - hence Saturday re-introduction.

RT3912

RT3912 proceeding southbound in a northerly direction at Streatham Common

This image available on the
RT download

02.01.71
TH
15SMS
9SMS
--

WALLINGTON - CROYDON AIRPORT (Sat) - PURLEY (Mon-Fri/Sat jnys) - WHYTLEAFE(Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday withdrawn between Croydon Airport and Purley except for three early and two lunchtime journeys.
CONVERTED TO SINGLE DECK ONE PERSON OPERATION.

17.06.72
TH
15SMS
--
--

WALLINGTON - PURLEY (Mon-Fri) - WHYTLEAFE(Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday service diverted at Carshalton and renumbered 115A..

SMS273

SMS273 seen at the picturesque Carshalton Pond

© John Parkin

28.10.78
TH41+
14SMS
7SMS
4SMS

WALLINGTON - CROYDON AIRPORT (Sat/Sun) - PURLEY (Mon-Fri) - WHYTLEAFE (Mon-Fri peaks)
Route 115A withdrawn thus Sunday service re-introduced.

27.07.80
TH41+
14DMS
7DMS
4DMS

CONVERTED TO DOUBLE DECK OPERATION.

DMS2182

DMS2182 at Wallington but with a 109 intermediate blind set

© John Parkin

25.04.81
Route withdrawn - replaced Mon-Sat by new 127 or 200 Sunday between Wallington and Mitcham - or amended Route 234A between Hackbridge and Streatham and by amended Route 289 between Thornton Heath and Purley.

Operating Garages

A Sutton
Changeover point Mitcham ??

TC Croydon
Changeover point Thornton Heath Garage ??

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover point Thornton Heath Garage.

croydon book
First and last times shown in this booklet which is for sale  (pdf)