Route History


04.03.59
BX
36RT
31RT
20RT

DARTFORD Market Street - Crayford - Bexleyheath - Welling - Wickham Lane - Plumstead Station - WOOLWICH Parsons Hill - Woolwich Road - WOOLWICH ROAD Victoria Way (MS peaks)
New Trolleybus Replacement for Route 696 Stage 1

96 times
 
31.05.69
BX
30RT
25RT
12RT

DARTFORD Market Street - - WOOLWICH Parsons Hill - WOOLWICH ROAD Victoria Way (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday peak journeys to Victoria Way withdrawn.

RT4029

RT4029 seen at ?

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06.11.71
BX
23DMS
23DMS
8DMS

DARTFORD - WOOLWICH Parsons Hill - CHARLTON STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Converted to double deck one person operation.

DMS2393

DMS2393 Dartford Library

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27.07.80
BX
20DMS
19DMS
7DMS

Rerouted in Dartford via Northern Link Road and Overy Liberty - instead of Hythe Street and High Street.

08.03.83
BX
15T
15T
5T

Converted to Leyland Titan operation.

27.10.84
BX
14T
15T
5T

DARTFORD - WOOLWICH
Mon-Fri peak extension to Charlton withdrawn.

24.05.86
BX
14L
15L
5L

Converted to Leyland Olympian operation.

L111

L111 complete with Auto check

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16.08.86
PD
14L
15L
5L

Bexleyheath garage closed - allocation moved to Plumstead (PD)

16.01.88
BX
20dd
19dd
6dd

Operated by Bexleybus jointly with 272

19.01.91
KB
14ON
14ON
4ON

Operated by Kentish Bus from Northfleet and Dartford Garages

7633

7633 Bexleyheath

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23.01.99
PD
14dd
14dd
6dd
Contract reassigned

13.03.99
PD
16dd
16dd
13dd

WOOLWICH High Street - DARTFORD Market Street ;- BLUEWATER PARK Shopping Centre (Daily shopping hours)
Extended shopping hours to Bluewater (non-stop)

VN163

VN163 Bexleyheath

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01.01.00
PD
16TA
16TA
13TA

Converted from double deck to low floor double deck.

TA314

TA314 Woolwich

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10.11.01
PD
16TA
16TA
13TA

Earlier and later buses to and from Bluewater

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24.01.04
PD161+
20TA
22TA
14TA

WOOLWICH High Street - BLUEWATER PARK Shopping Centre
Renewed contract
Early morning service extended from Dartford to Bluewater

24.01.09
PD151+
21SC
21SC
12SC

Renewed contract with new Scania buses.

15056

Scania 15056 Woolwich Town Centre

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21.09.13
PD151+
21sc
22sc
13sc

New schedules introduced

25.01.14
PD151+
23sc
22sc
13sc

WOOLWICH High Street - BLUEWATER PARK Shopping Centre
Contract renewal

London Bus Routes: Route 96: Bluewater - Woolwich &emdash; Route 96, Stagecoach London 19807, LX11BJU, Woolwich 

16.12.17
PD151+
24sc
25sc
16sc

WOOLWICH High Street  - Plumstead  -  Welling  -  Bexleyheath  -  Crayford  -  Dartford  -  East Hill  -  Park Road  -  Princes Road  -  Fast track busway - Darent Valley Hospital -  Fast track busway  -  BLUEWATER PARK
Diverted between Dartford and Bluewater as above but only stopping at Darent Valley Hospital

2018 map
Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
Greater London Bus Map
23.06.18
PD151+
24EH
25EH
16EH

WOOLWICH High Street  - Plumstead  -  Welling  -  Bexleyheath  -  Crayford  -  Dartford  -  East Hill  -  Park Road  -  Princes Road  -  Fast track busway - Darent Valley Hospital -  Fast track busway  -  BLUEWATER PARK
Rerouted on the non stop section between Dartford and Bluewater via East Hill, Watling Street and Gore Road in both directions thus no longer serves section of the fastrack between Princes Road and Gore Road

London Bus Routes: Route 96: Bluewater - Woolwich &emdash; Route 96, Stagecoach London 13003, BU14EFY, Woolwich 

13003 seen in Woolwich

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Operating Garages

BX Bexleyheath
Changeover point Bexleyheath Market Place

PD Plumstead
Changeover point at garage

NF Northfleet
Changeover point Dartford Station

DT Dartford
Changeover point Dartford Station

 

 

 

 

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Date of edit   Sunday, 17.06.18