Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
04.03.59
CN
13RT
15RT
9RT

CRYSTAL PALACE - Anerley - Norwood Junction - West Croydon - Waddon,Stafford Road - Wallington - Stanley Park Road - Ruskin Road - Benhill Avenue - SUTTON GREEN (Sundays)
St Helier - MORDEN STATION (Monday-Saturday)
Trolleybus replacement Route for 654 Crystal Palace and Sutton Green

 

 

 

RT2203 (CN) West Croydon

 


29.01.64
A
13RT
6RT
3RT
 
TH
--
12RT
5RT

Carshalton (CN) garage closed - allocation moved to Sutton and Thornton Heath

Scanned from October 1965 Red Book
23.01.66
A
13RT
5RT
--
 
TH
--
8RT
--

MORDEN STATION - CRYSTAL PALACE (Monday-Saturday)
Sunday service withdrawn.

31.12.66
A
12RT
--
--
 
TH
--
11RT
--

Saturday (A) allocation withdrawn.

 

 

 

RT2073 West Croydon

 


07.09.68
A
10RT
--
--
 
TH
--
11RT
--

CRYSTAL PALACE - SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Saturday)- MORDEN STATION (Monday-Friday except evenings/Saturday)
Withdrawn between Sutton Green and Morden Mon-Fri evenings.

Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
12.05.73
A
10DMS
6DMS
--
 
TH
--
7DMS
--

CRYSTAL PALACE - SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Saturday  )- MORDEN STATION (Monday-Saturday except evenings )
Saturday evenings withdrawn between Sutton Green and Morden
Converted to One Man Operation - Saturday (A) operation re-introduced.

Taken from alterationst leaflet (2) to booklet dated 17th February 1973
05.01.74
A
7DMS
--
--
 
TC
3DMS
6DMS
--
 
TH
--
7DMS
--

Monday-Saturday (TC) allocation introduced. Saturday (A) withdrawn.

23.04.77
A81+
7DMS
--
--
 
TC261+
3DMS
7DMS
--
 
TH161+
--
7DMS
--

CRYSTAL PALACE - Stanley Park Road - The Beeches Avenue - Park Hill - Benhill Road - SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Saturday) - MORDEN STATION (Monday-Saturday except evenings)
Re-routed at Carshalton Beeches.

28.10.78
A81+
9DMS
9DMS
--
 
TC261+
--
5DMS
--

Monday-Friday (TC) withdrawn. Saturday only (TH) withdrawn.

25.04.81
A81+
9DMS
10DMS
--

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - Waddon - Roundshaw Estate - Wallington - Carshalton - SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Saturday) - MORDEN STATION (Monday-Saturday except evenings)
Withdrawn between West Croydon and Crystal Palace (replaced by strengthened 157 service).
Diverted via Roundshaw Estate at Wallington replacing withdrawn 233.
Diverted via Croydon flyover instead of Epsom Road Waddon/Croydon
Saturday only (TC) withdrawn.

25.10.86
A81+
9D
9D
--

WEST CROYDON - MORDEN STATION (Monday-Saturday)
Extended evenings from Sutton to Morden.

 

DMS2406 West Croydon

 

26.11.88
A81+
10D
11D
--

WEST CROYDON - Waddon - Roundshaw - Wallington - Carshalton - (between 1000 - 1600 double run via Queen Mary's Hospital) SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Friday evenings/Saturday outside shopping hours) - St Helier - Green Lane - London Road  -  MORDEN STATION (Monday-Friday except evenings/Saturday shopping hours)
Re-routed between Sutton and Morden as above.

29.09.90
A81+
10D
11D
4D

WEST CROYDON - SUTTON GREEN (Monday-Friday evenings/Saturday outside shopping hours) or SUTTON GARAGE (Sunday) - MORDEN STATION (Monday-Friday except evenings/Saturday shopping hours)
Sunday service introduced between West Croydon and Sutton replacing withdrawn section of Service 213.

31.08.91
A81+
10D
11D
4D

WEST CROYDON - SUTTON GARAGE (Sunday) or MORDEN STN (Monday-Saturday)
Monday-Saturday evenings extended from Sutton to Morden.

25.04.92
A81+
10M
11M
4M

D type buses replaced by M

 

M275 Morden ?

 

21.02.93
A81+
10M
11M
4MRL

WEST CROYDON - MORDEN
Sunday double run via Q Marys Hospital revised to run all day and extended to Morden except early am, 

Sunday operation converted to midi-bus.

 

MRL177 at West Croydon has the audacity to wear a Routemaster number plate

 

04.02.95
A81+
10M
11M
4MRL

Sunday early service extended from Sutton to Morden.

30.11.96
A81+
10M
11M
4M
Start of new contract and converted on Sundays to double deck operation
26.07.97
A81+
10NV
11NV
4NV

Converted from Metrobus to Volvo Olympian operation

 

 

 

NV113 West Croydon

 

02.02
A81+
12EVL
11EVL
6EVL

Start of gradual conversion to low floor double deck. Buses are East Lans Myllennium Vyking - Volvo B7TL.

 

EVL41 leaving West Croydon Bus Station

 

06.12.08
A81+
12DOE
11DOE
6DOE
Contract renewal with new buses
 

DOE30 under the tram overhead at West Croydon

07.12.13
A81+
12DOE
11DOE
9DOE

Contract extended for two years

 

PVL69 seen at the Sutton crew changeover point at Sutton Green

 

12.09.15
A81+
14DOE
12DOE
9DOE
Night Service ( FS )
A361+
--
3DOE
3DOE

Fri and Sat night service inroduced

Extracted from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

Operating Garages

A Sutton
Changeover point at Sutton Green

TC Croydon
Changeover point at West Croydon Bus Station

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover point at West Croydon Bus Station

CN Carshalton
Changeover point at garage

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2019
Date of edit   Monday, 25.02.19