Route History

130A fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
06.10.54
TC
9RT
7RT
4RT

THORNTON HEATH High Street (MS) Brigstock Road - Thornton Heath Pond - London Road - West Croydon - CROYDON Park Lane ( Suns ) East Croydon - Shirley - Shirley Road - Gravel Hill - Addington - Lodge Lane - Headley Drive - Gascoigne Road - NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent
NEW ROUTE

02.05.56
TC
9RT
7RT
7RT

THORNTON HEATH High Street- NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent
Sunday extended from Croydon to Thornton Heath.

16.10.57
TC
10RT
7RT
7RT


THORNTON HEATH High Street- NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Sat/Sun) - Vulcan Way (Mon-Fri) Alternate journeys via Gascoigne Road or King Henrys Drive
Vulcan Way journeys introduced.

130a times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
29.01.64
TC
--
7RT
7RT


THORNTON HEATH High Street- NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Sat/Sun)
Mon-Fri withdrawn thus Vulcan Way journeys withdrawn replaced by new 130B.

1964 map

Extracted from 1964 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

01.09.64
TC
--
7RM
7RM

Routemaster introduction.
23.01.66
TC
--
7RM
--
 
TH
--
--
5RT


Sunday only RT Thornton Heath (TH) allocation introduced.

16.09.67
TC
--
6RM
--

THORNTON HEATH High Street- NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Sat)
Sunday service re-routed in New Addington and renumbered
130C
11.11.67
TC
--
6RML
--

RML type introduced
18.04.70
TC
--
6RML
--
 
TH
--
--
5RM

THORNTON HEATH High Street- NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Sat/Sun)
Sunday service restored.

04.12.71
TC
--
6RML
--
 
TH
--
--
6RT

RT type re-introduced. (Route 64 converted to OPO thus no Routemasters available.

RT654

RT654 seen at the Thornton Heath stand at Zion Road

This image available on the
Nostalgia download

12.05.73
TC
--
6RML
5RML

Sunday only RT Thornton Heath (TH) allocation withdrawn.

05.01.74
TC
--
6RML
5DMS

Sunday service converted to double deck OPO.

01.03.75
TC131+
--
6DM
5DMS

Saturday service converted to crew door operation.

DMS800

DM1800 is seen in Headley Drive New Addington

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

28.10.78
Route withdrawn.

Operating Garages

TC Croydon
Changeover point at West Croydon

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover point outside garage