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

DMS2431 Croydon

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12.03.94
TC211+
16L
16L
7L
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

L5

L5 Croydon

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M290

M290 East Croydon

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27.07.96
TC211+
16L
16L
7L

PECKHAM Bus Station  -  SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE
New schedules for reliability

Map taken from July 1996 leaflet
Taken from July 1996 leaflet
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30.08.97
TC211+
16M
16M
7M

PECKHAM Bus Station  -  SOUTH CROYDON Swan & Sugar Loaf
Withdrawn between Swan & Sugar Loaf and Garage

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29.08.98
TC211+
19M
16M
7M

PECKHAM Bus Station  -  SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE
REINSTATED between Swan & Sugar Loaf and Garage

17.03.01
TC211+
14DLA
14DLA
9DLA

PECKHAM Bus Station  -  SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE
Converted to low floor double deck.

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

 

DLA180 Central Croydon

 


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Withdrawn between Norwood Junction and Peckham - this section replaced by Route 197.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

Taken from2007 map drawn by Mike Harris
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04.09.10
TC351+
6PDL
6PDL
5PDL

NORWOOD JUNCTION  -  SOUTH CROYDON
Contract renewal

PDL122 Croydon Town Centre
05.09.15
TC351+
6EMC
6EMC
5EMC

SOUTH CROYDON  -  NORWOOD JUNCTION
Contract renewal with existing diesel buses plus electric as they become available
The first Electric bus started in service on 8th September , the first electric bus in London


05.09.20
TC351+
6EMC
6EMC
5EMC

SOUTH CROYDON  -  NORWOOD JUNCTION
Contract renewal

EMC1

EMC1 Croydon

© Bernard Fahey


04.01.22
TC351+
9EMC
6EMC
5EMC

SOUTH CROYDON  -  NORWOOD JUNCTION
Mon-Fri PVR increase

 

Operating Garages

TH Thornton Heath
Changeover point ?

TC South Croydon
Changeover point at garage.

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Date of edit   Sunday, 09.07.23