Route History

130B fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
29.01.64
TC
12RT
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THORNTON HEATH High Street (Mon-Fri peaks) - Brigstock Road - Thornton Heath Pond - Purley Way - Waddon - WEST CROYDON Bus Station (Mon-Fri) - East Croyon - Shirley - Gravel Hill - Addington Village - Lodge Lane - Headley Drive - Goldcrest Way then NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Mon-Fri evgs)
or NEW ADDINGTON Vulcan Way via either Gascoigne Road or King Henrys Drive (Mon-Fri except evgs)

New route serving Purley Way factories and replacing Vulcan Way journeys on 130A

130b times
Scanned from November 1964 red book
01.09.64
TC
12RM
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Converted to Routemaster operation.

1964 map

Extracted from 1964 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

11.11.67
TC
12RML
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Converted to RML operation.

RML2757

RML2757 seen operating a short working to Gravel Hill

This image available with the RML download

18.04.70
TC
13RML
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THORNTON HEATH High Street (Mon-Fri peaks) - - WEST CROYDON Bus Station (Mon-Fri),- NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Mon-Fri except peaks) or NEW ADDINGTON Vulcan Way via either Gascoigne Road or King Henrys Drive (Mon-Fri peaks)
Journeys to Vulcan Way restricted to Mon-Fri peaks.

01.03.75
TC
12DM+1RM/68
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Converted to DM crew operation.


28.10.78
TC
11DM+2RM/190
10DM
6DMS


THORNTON HEATH High Street
(Mon-Fri peaks) - - WEST CROYDON Bus Station - NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Mon-Fri except peaks/Sat/Sun) or
NEW ADDINGTON Vulcan Way
via either Gascoigne Road or King Henrys Drive (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday and Sunday service introduced - Sunday was OPO.

RM370

RM370 July 1981 at East Croydon

© John Parkin

04.09.82
TC
17D
15D
6D

MS service converted to OPO operation making the Route wholly One Man
Mon-Fri peak EXPRESS
SERVICE introduced

DMS2448

DMS2448 West Croydon

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

01.09.84
TC
17D
15D
6D

THORNTON HEATH High Street (Mon-Fri peaks) - - WEST CROYDON Bus Station - NEW ADDINGTON Salcot Crescent (Mon-Fri except peaks/Sat/Sun) or
NEW ADDINGTON Vulcan Way
via either Gascoigne Road or King Henrys Drive (Mon-Fri peaks)
or NEW ADDINGTON Homestead Way via King Henrys Drive (Mon-Fri school journeys)
School journeys extended from Salcot Crescent to Homestead Way via King Henry's Drive

07.02.87
TC
17L
17L
6L

Converted to Leyland Olympian operation

L248 M1167
L248 seen at the Vulcan Way stand M1167 seen on a garage journey
© John Parkin This image available on the
Metrobus download

22.08.87
WITHDRAWN
replaced by revisions to Route 130 and 64. and 130B express renumbered X30

Operating Garage

TC Croydon
Changeover point West Croydon