Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
17.11.73
AW71+
2DMS
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WOOLWICH Thomas Street - Plumstead - Nathan Way - Harrow Manor Way - Yarnton Way - THAMESMEAD EAST Hailey Road Industrial Estate ( Mon-Fri peaks / mid-day journeys )
NEW ROUTE: replaced Woolwich Industrial Estate journeys on Route 54.

30.11.74
AW71+
2DMS
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1974 TIMES
Extracted from November 1974 Red Book
31.01.81
AW71+
2MD
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DMS type replaced by MD

MD116

MD118 is in Woolwich High Street. It was opposite a small piece of road called Market Hill - one time trolleybus terminus route 696 - 698. Then terminus for route 75 - sometimes known as Woolwich Ferry until that moved. The building in the background is riverside house and is still there.

This image available on the
Nostalgia download

31.10.81
PD201+
3MD
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WOOLWICH ARSENAL STATION - Plumstead - Nathan Way - Carlyle Road - Bentham Road - Yarnton Way - THAMESMEAD Hailey Road  ( Mon-Fri )
Regular service introduced and AW closure forces move to Plumstead (PD)

22.11.82
PD201+
3T
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MD type replaced by Titans.

Extract from 1984 map drawn by
© Darius Grigg
28.07.84
PD201+
3T
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WOOLWICH ARSENAL STATION - LOWER BELVEDERE Crabtree Manor Way
Extended from Thamesmead East to Lower Belvedere.

02.11.85
PD201+
4T
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CHARLTON Asda (Mon-Fri shop hrs)- WOOLWICH - LOWER BELVEDERE Crabtree Manor Way
Extended during shopping hours from Woolwich to Charlton Asda

1985 leaflet
Click image for timetable
12.04.86
PD201+
3L
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WOOLWICH ARSENAL STN - LOWER BELVEDERE Crabtree Manor Way (Mon-Fri)
Withdrawn between Woolwich and Charlton Asda

15.01.88
Last day of operation, partially replaced by Route 401 between Thamesmead and Woolwich

Operating Garages

AW Abbey Wood
Changeover point ?

PD Plumstead
Changeover point outide garage

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© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Wednesday, 03.05.17