Route History

03.10.34
TL
--
ST ex 146A
ST ex 146A

LEWISHAM Rennell Street - Catford - Bromley - Hayes Common - Keston - Leaves Green - Biggin Hill - WESTERHAM HILL ( Sat / Sun )

Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
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17.04.35
P
--
--
ST ex 146A
 
TL
--
ST ex 146A
--

LEWISHAM  - DOWNE ( Sat  / Sun )
Sunday Catford (TL) allocation moved to Old Kent Road (P)

05.06.35
P
--
ST ex 146A
ST ex 146A
 
TL
--
ST ex 146A
ST ex 146A

LEWISHAM  - DOWNE ( Sat  / Sun )
Saturday Old Kent Road (P) and Sunday Catford (TL) allocations added

02.10.35
TL
--
ST ex 146A
ST ex 146A

LEWISHAM  - DOWNE ( Sat  / Sun )
Old Kent Road (P) allocation withdrawn

08.04.36
P
--
--
ST ex 146A
 
TL
--
ST ex 146A
STL ex146A

LEWISHAM  - DOWNE ( Sat  / Sun ) 
Sunday Old Kent Road (P) allocation reintroduced

04.10.36
Last day of operation - suspended for winter months

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24.03.37
P
--
--
ST ex 146A
 
TL
--
--
STL ex146A

LEWISHAM Rennell Street - WESTERHAM HILL ( Sun )
Sunday only reintroduced

28.05.37
P
--
--
ST ex 146A
 
TB
--
ST ex 146A
ST ex 146A
 
TL
--
ST ex 146A
STL ex146A

LEWISHAM Rennell Street - WESTERHAM HILL ( Sat / Sun )
Saturday reintroduced
TB allocation introduced

03.10.37
Last day of operation - suspended for winter months

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04.05.38
TB
--
STL ex 146A
STL ex 146A
 
TL
--
--
ST ex146A

LEWISHAM Rennell Street - WESTERHAM HILL ( Sat / Sun )
Reintroduced for Summer months

09.10.38
Last day of operation

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22.11..39
TL
 STL ex 146A
STL ex 146A
--

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - WESTERHAM HILL (Mon-Sat am journey)
One Mon-Sat journey introduced

02.07.40
Last day of operation - suspended for duration of war years

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30.04.47
TB
--
--
6STL

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - WESTERHAM HILL ( Suns )
Sunday reintroduction for Summer months but cut back from Lewisham to Bromley North

12.11.47
Last day of operation - suspended for winter months

05.05.48
TB
--
--
6STL

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - WESTERHAM HILL ( Suns )
Sunday reintroduction for Summer months

17.10.48
Last day of operation - suspended for winter months

13.04.49
TB
--
--
17RT

LEWISHAM Rennell Street - DOWNE ( Suns )
Sunday reintroduction for Summer months but diverted to Downe instead of Westerham Hill but extended from Bromley to Lewisham
RT type introduced

26.10.49
Last day of operation - suspended for winter months

03.05.50
TB
--
--
17RT

LEWISHAM Rennell Street - DOWNE ( Suns )
Sunday reintroduction for Summer months

11.10.50
Last day of operation - suspended until 1952
Sunday service from October 1950 until May 1952 replaced by 146A  introduction

14.05.52
TB
3RT+
4RT
8RT
    2RT/47    

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - DOWNE
Daily service

30.04.58
TB
3RT+
3RT
3RT
    1RT/47
1RT/61
   

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List

07.09.68
TB
3RT
3RT
1RT

 

RT2001 seen in lanes near Downe

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26.01.75
TB
3RT
2RT
1RM

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - DOWNE
Routemasters introduced on Sunday.

RM1197 Downe Church

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22.04.78
TB171+
3BL
2BL
1BL

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - DOWNE
ONE PERSON OPERATION.

BL29 returns to the garage, seen in East Street

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04.09.82
TB171+
3BL
2BL
--

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - DOWNE ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday service withdrawn.

 

LS291 outside The Fox at Keston


10.08.85
CC
sd
sd
--
New contract under tenering scheme

BROMLEY NORTH STATION - DOWNE ( Mon-Sat )
New contract

AE691 Downe

05.01.87
CC
sd
sd
--

BROMLEY NORTH - DOWNE; - Berrys Green - Jail Lane - Biggin Hill - BIGGIN HILL VALLEY (SDO jnys)
SDO journeys introduced to Biggin Hill Valley

E281TWW seen ?

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06.09.88
CC
sd
sd
--

BROMLEY NORTH - DOWNE; - Berrys Green - Jail Lane - Biggin Hill - BIGGIN HILL VALLEY (SDO jnys)
One SDO jny from Biggin Hill via Westerham Road

22.10.90
CC
3sd
2sd
--

BROMLEY NORTH - DOWNE; - Berrys Green - Jail Lane - Biggin Hill - BIGGIN HILL VALLEY (SDO jnys)
Westerham Road journey withdrawn.

F921MTM Bromley South

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10.08.91
MB51+
2sd
2sd
--
Contract reassigned

BROMLEY NORTH - DOWNE; - Berrys Green - Jail Lane - Biggin Hill - BIGGIN HILL VALLEY (SDO jnys)
Start of new contract - joint operation with Route 246 and low floor buses introduced.

 

 

Dennis Dart 8.8m ( 319)

 


02.09.00
GD
1sd
1sd
--
 
MB
sd
sd
--

BROMLEY NORTH - DOWNE ( Mon-Sat )
Saturday allocation introduced at Orpington - bus ex 352

707 Bromley Town Centre

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Scanned from 1999 leafletclick map to enlarge

19.08.06
C92
1 ex 367
--
--
 
MB25
1MPD
1MPD
--

BROMLEY NORTH - DOWNE ( Mon-Sat )
Contract renewal

MB281 Bromley

London Bus Routes by Adam


14.07.07
MB25
1sd
1sd
1sd

BROMLEY NORTH - DOWNE
Sunday service reintroduced

20.08.11
MB25
1EL
1EL
1EL

BROMLEY NORTH - DOWNE
Contract renewal

East Lancs Esteem 264 Bromley North

London Bus Routes by Adam

7
20.08.16
TB171+
1E20
1E20
1E20
CONTRACT REASSIGNED
New Enviro s/d

BROMLEY NORTH STN  -  DOWNE
New contract

35703 Bromley South

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Operating Garages

TB Bromley
Changeover at Bromley North Street Mon - Fri - Sat until 1300
Westmoreland Road Sat after 1300 and all day Suns

GD Godstone
Changeover at ?

MB Green Street Green
Changeover at Bromley North Station

CRYSTALS
Changeover at Bromley North Station