Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
24.10.92
N261+
12SR
9SR
--
New Midibus Route

CRYSTAL PALACE - Westow Hill - Gipsy Hill - Gipsy Road - St Gothard Rd - Vale Street - Tritton Rd - Robson Road - West Norwood - Tulse Hill Stn - Herne Hill - Railton Rd - Brixton - Stockwell,Landsdowne Way - Wandsworth Road - VAUXHALL STATION (Mon-Sat except evenings)
NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE : Partly replaced withdrawn Route 2 between Vauxhall and "Rosendale" and then extended via new Roads to Crystal Palace.

SR12 Crystal Palace
09.10.93
N261+
11DRL
10DRL
--

CRYSTAL PALACE - West Norwood - Herne Hill - Brixton - Stockwell - Vauxhall - Kennington Lane - ELEPHANT & CASTLE ( Mon-Sat )
Extended from Vauxhall to Elephant & Castle via Kennington Cross.


29.04.95
N261+
11DRL
11DRL
5DRL

CRYSTAL PALACE - ELEPHANT & CASTLE (Daily)
Rerouted northbound in Brixton via Coldharbour Lane and Lambeth Town Hall and Sunday service introduced.

 

DR31 Herne Hill

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29.04.00
BC141+
12SLF
11SLF
7SLF
NEW 5 YEAR CONTRACT AWARDED TO CONNEX operating from Beddington depot.

CRYSTAL PALACE - ELEPHANT & CASTLE (Daily)
Contract reassigned


30.04.05
SW211+
8LDP
8LDP
8LDP
NEW CONTRACT AWARDED TO LONDON GENERAL

CRYSTAL PALACE - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town (Daily)
Withdrawn between Brixton and Elephant & Castle - this section replaced by revised Route 196.
Rerouted at Brixton via Stockwell Road - Landor Road - Clapham South to Old Town via withdrawn section of Route 355.

 

LDP391 Tulse Hill

 


01.05.10
BC561+
8DPS
9DPS
6DPS
New contract awarded to Abellio operating from Beddington base

CRYSTAL PALACE - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town
Contract reassigned

8054 Clapham High Street

© Jack Marian

 


?.11.12
BC141+
8DS
9DS
6DS

CRYSTAL PALACE - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town
Running number sequence changed

Extracted from map 35 dated May 2014 drawn by Mike Harris and available for sale
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02.05.15
SW41+
10SE
10SE
9SE
LOGO Contract reassigned to
London General (SW) with a frequency increase

CRYSTAL PALACE - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town
Contract reassigned

SE238 Clapham Common Station

02.05.20
SW41+
10SE
10SE
8SE

CRYSTAL PALACE - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town
Contract extended for two years

SE248

SE248 Clapham Common

© Peter Horrex


12.02.22
SW41+
10SE
10SE
8SE

CRYSTAL PALACE - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town
Widened headway for reliabilty

30.04.22
QB321+
10SE
10SE
8SE
LOGO
Contract reassigned

CRYSTAL PALACE - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town
New Quality Incentive Contract, under Tranche 790, awarded to Abellio London (previously London General) , operating out of Battersea (QB) garage temporarily using a contingency fleet of diesel buses until the new electric 45 capacity single door single deck buses are delivered and charging infrastructure is completed.

8142

8142 (GW) at Clapham Common and in use temporarily until the new EV type arrive

© Jack Marian


02.07.22
QB321+
10EV
10EV
10EV

CRYSTAL PALACE - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town
Start of gradual conversion to Single Deck electric vehicles

1011 at Crystal Palace

1011 at Crystal Palace

© Anthony Moore

 

Operating Garages

QB Battersea
Changeover Clapham Common Old Town

N Norwood
Changeover Herne Hill Station ?

BC Beddington
Changeover at Crystal Palace

SW Stockwell
Changeover at Clapham Common - Old Town Stand

Live Visual


 

GA-L Route guide

 

© Ian Armstrong 2024
Date of edit   Thursday, 07.12.23