Route History

173 fares

26.10.49
P
6RT
8RT
6RT

PECKHAM Lord Hill - Peckham Hill Street - Rye Lane - Peckham Rye - Nunhead Lane - Evelina Road - Kimberly Avenue - Gibbon Road - Ivydale Road - Cheltenham Road - Peckham Rye - PECKHAM Lord Hill
Circular route in both directions
Before this date the route was single deck and numbered 243 but because LT had a policy of
numbering double deck routes below 200 - hence the change

25.01.50
P
5RT/1G
7RT/1G
5RT/1G

G class introduced.

02.05.51
AH
5RT/1G
2RT/1G
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PM
--
4RT
6RT

PECKHAM GARAGE - Nunhead - PECKHAM GARAGE
Circular route in both directions
Withdrawn between Lord Hill and Peckham Garage,.
Old Kent Road allocation transferred to Nunhead (AH) and Peckham (PM).

173 times
 
14.05.52
AH
5RT/1G
--
--
 
PM
--
8RT
6RT

Saturday Nunhead (AH) allocation withdrawn.

map
Extracted from 1952 map drawn by Mike Harris

06.01.54
PM
6RT
8RT
--
 
RL
--
--
5RT

Nunhead (AH) allocation withdrawn - allocation transferred to Peckham (PM) - Present Sunday (PM) allocation transferred to Rye Lane (RL)

19.05.54
PM
6RT
8RT
5RT

Rye Lane (RL) allocation withdrawn.

02.05.56
PM
5RT
7RT
--
 
RL
--
--
4RT

Sunday only Rye Lane (RL) allocation re-introduced - Sunday PM withdrawn.

30.04.58
PM
5RT
7RT
4RT

Rye Lane (RL) allocation withdrawn.

26.11.58
PM
5RT
7RT
--
 
RL
--
--
3RT

Rye Lane (RL) allocation re-introduced.

13.05.59
PM
5RT
7RT
4RT

Rye Lane (RL) allocation withdrawn.

09.05.62
RL
5RT
7RT
3RT

Rye Lane (RL) allocation re-introduced on a daily basis.

18.12.62
RL
5RT
7RM
3RM

Weekend Routemaster operation buses spare ex 36B.

27.02.63
PM
5RT
--
--
 
RL
--
7RM
3RM

Mon-Fri Peckham allocation re-introduced.

07.04.65
PM
5RT
7RM
--
 
RL
--
--
3RM

Saturday Peckham allocation re-introduced.

18.11.67
PM
6RM
7RM
--
 
RL
--
--
3RM

Mon-Fri Routemaster operation introduced.

22.03.69
PM
5RM
7RM
3RM

Rye Lane (RL) closure

RM1440

RM1440 Peckham Garage - the roof looking a little worse for wear

This image available on the
Nostalgia download

24.01.70
Route renumbered P3

Operating Garages

PM Peckham
Changeover point at garage

RL Rye Lane
Changeover point at garage

P Old Kent Road
Changeover point Lord Hill

AH Nunhead
Changeover point outside garage