Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
01.09.90
TH221+
15L
18L
8L

PECKHAM GARAGE - Dulwich - Forest Hill - Sydenham - Penge - Anerley - Norwood Junction - Addiscombe - Croydon - SOUTH CROYDON Swan & Sugar Loaf
New route replacing Route 12A

12.03.94
TC211+
16L
16L
7L
logo Thornton Heath (TH) allocation moved to Croydon (TC)

PECKHAM GARAGE - Dulwich - Forest Hill - Sydenham - Penge - Anerley - Norwood Junction - Addiscombe - Croydon - SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE
Extended from Swan & Sugar Loaf to Garage

L182

L182 is approaching East Croydon Stn. - the Barclays in the backgound has been demolished - and the section of road the bus is on is now the Tramlink track.

This image available on the
Leyland Olympian download

01.04.95
TC211+
16L
16L
7L

1995 map
Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

17.03.01
TC211+
14DLA
14DLA
9DLA

Converted to low floor double deck.

2001 ENTRY
Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

 

dla180

DLA180 Central Croydon

This image available on Bus Photos page

03.09.05
TC351+
6PDL
6PDL
5PDL

NORWOOD JUNCTION - Woodside Tram stop - Lower Addiscombe Road - Croydon - SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE
Withdrawn between Norwood Junction and Peckham - this section replaced by Route 197. and converted to low floor single deck.
Running number sequence changed - took on former 197 numbers

312 map

Extracted from 2007 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map


04.09.10
TC351+
6PDL
6PDL
5PDL

Contract renewal

PDL18

PDL18 Croydon Town Centre

This image available on Bus Photos page

05.09.15
TC351+
6EMC
6EMC
5EMC

SOUTH CROYDON  -  NORWOOD JUNCTION
Contract renewal with existing diesel buses plus electric as they become available

t280 EMC1
T280 strays onto the 312, seen in Croydon
The new order is represented here by EMC1 at Norwood Junction

 

Operating Garages

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover point ?

TC South Croydon
Changeover point at garage.

 

 

 

 

 

312 times 312 live 312 stands 312 Tender Specs Route 312 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Sunday, 19.11.17