Route History

Route 161A fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
06.05.53
AM
15RTL
10RTL
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lt logo New route - 161 service reduced to provide resources.

PETTS WOOD STATION - Chislehurst - Mottingham - Eltham - WOOLWICH Parsons Hill - Woolwich Road - GREENWICH CHURCH (Mon-Fri peaks)

04.05.55
AM
15RT
10RT
--

RTL replaced by RT.

30.04.58
AM
15RT
10RT
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161a times
1958 book

The timetable is part of this book which available for sale in pdf form

 

 

 

161a map Link to town plan
Extracted from 1958 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
12.10.60
AM
15RT
9RT
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PETTS WOOD STATION   -   WOOLWICH   -   WOOLWICH ROAD Victoria Way (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Victoria Way and Greenwich Church.

01.07.64
AM
14RT
10RT
--

AM allocatioon transferred to AW

06.11.71
AW
15RT
8RT
--

PETTS WOOD STATION - WOOLWICH - CHARLTON STATION (Mon-Fri peaks)
Withdrawn between Charlton Station and Victoria Way.

RT3297

RT3297 General Gordon Place - Woolwich

This image available on the
RT download

21.05.77
AW
13RM
10RM
--

RT replaced by RM

RM744

RM744 is just leaving the stand at Chislehurst War Memorial.

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

27.09.80
Route renumbered 161

11 year gap - then route reintroduced

27.04.91
PD41+
--
8L/T
--
TB51+
T ex 161
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--


WOOLWICH - Eltham - Mottingham - Chislehurst - PETTS WOOD STN (MS except evgs)
Garage journeys:
BROMLEY NORTH STATION  -  Bickley - Chislehurst - PETTS WOOD STATION

T135

T135 Woolwich on the stand at Monk Street.

This image available on the
Titan download


12.03.94
Route withdrawn - replaced by new 162.

 

Operating Garages

AM Plumstead
Changeover point Woolwich ?

AW Abbey Wood
Changeover point Woolwich and Well Hall Station.

TB Bromley
Changeover point at garage