Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
09.08.86
GD
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lc logo New Route replacing withdrawn section of Route 197

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - Wellesley Road - Park Lane - South Croydon - Purley - Kenley - Whyteleafe - CATERHAM VALLEY ( Mon-Sat )

LR25

LR25 Purley on the first day of operation

© John Parkin

07.09.86
GD
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LCSW logo London Country split into 4 companies - this route operated by London Country South West

27.06.87
GD
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WEST CROYDON - CATERHAM VALLEY (MS except evgs)
Evening service withdrawn - replaced by Mon-Sat evening service on Route 197B.

19.02.88
GD
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dd
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London Country South West sold to Drawlane Group

LR27

LR27 Caterham August 1988 - note the blind adapted for the "A" suffix

© Paul Davis

27.04.89
GD
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landc logo London and Country name adopted
AN192

AN192 at Caterham Valley August 1989

© John Parkin

28.10.89
TC361+
4L
3L
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Operation transferred to London Buses

New 2 year contract with London Buses operated by Cowie South London

L214

L214 South Croydon

This image available on the
Leyland Olympian download

31.08.91
Route withdrawn - replaced by New Route 407

Operating Garages

TC Croydon
Changeover point at garage

GD Godstone
Changeover point ?