Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
08.11.97
BX101+
11LDP
11LDP
7LDP
 
NX221+
5LDP
5LDP
4LDP
New single deck route
replaces Route 21 east of Lewisham.

NEW CROSS GATE Sainsbury's - Lewisham - Lee Green - Eltham - New Eltham - Sidcup - Foots Cray - FOOTS CRAY Tesco

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

24.02.01
BX101+
14LDP
14LDP
--
 
NX221+
3LDP
3LDP
9LDP

Sunday BX allocation withdrawn.

 

 

LDP86 Sainsbury's stand at New Cross

 

23.02.02
NX221+
17LDP
16LDP
8LDP

BX allocation withdrawn - now daily NX only

 

Jan 03
NX221+
19PVL
18PVL
11PVL

Gradual conversion to low floor double deck operation.

 

 

 

PVL343 Foots Cray

 

 

10.10.09
NX221+
19PVL
18PVL
11PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3PVL
3PVL
3PVL

Contract renewal all night service added replacing lost section of Route N21

01.05.10
BX31+
11PVL
9PVL
8PVL
 
NX221+
10PVL
11PVL
8PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3WVL
3WVL
3WVL

Part of allocation moved to Bexleyheath (BX)

 

WVL294 New Cross Gate stand

London Bus Routes by Adam

29.09.12
NX221+
18PVL
18PVL
12PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3PVL
3PVL
3PVL

Bexleyheath (BX) allocation withdrawn - now all at New Cross (NX)

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

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11.10.14
NX221+
18PVL
18PVL
12PVL
Night Service
NX401+
3PVL
3PVL
3PVL

Contract extended for two years

WVL353 Sidcup High Street

© Ian Armstrong

08.10.16
NX221+
20WVL
20WVL
12WVL
Night Service
NX401+
3E
3E
3E

Contract renewal

30.09.17
NX221+
17WVL
16WVL
13WVL
Night Service
NX401+
3E
3E
3E

NEW CROSS Sainsbury's  -  FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Mon-Sat daytime frequency reduction

  EH278 Eltham
30.09.17
NX221+
17WVL
16WVL
13WVL
Night Service
BX
3E
3E
3E

NEW CROSS Sainsbury's  -  FOOTS CRAY Tesco
Night service allocation transferred to Bexleyheath, replaced by an allocation on Route N36

 

Operating Garages

NX New Cross
Changeover at Garage via dead run from nearby Sainsbury's,but there are a few duties that still require the driver to walk to Sainsbury's to take over.

BX Bexleyheath
Changeover at Tesco Foots Cray