Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
06.01.90
AK41+
ex 366
ex 366
--
NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - East Croydon - Addiscombe Road - Wickham Road - Orchard Avenue - The Glade - Croydon Road - Elmers End Green - Croydon Road - Rectory Road - BECKENHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Sat except evenings)

14.03.92
N241+
5MR
4MR
--

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - East Croydon - Addiscombe Road - Wickham Road - Orchard Avenue - The Glade - Croydon Road - Elmers End Green - Eden Park Avenue - Village Way - Rectory Road - BECKENHAM JUNCTION (Mon-Sat except evenings)
Diverted between Elmers End and Beckenham - replacing part of Route 366 which was withdrawn
Streaam (AK) replaced by Norwood (N)

Extracted from allocation book dated 14.03.92
12.03.94
CR
7midi
7midi
--
Contract reassigned to London & Country from their Beddington Farm garage using Mercedes 811D's

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - East Croydon - Shirley - Elmers End - Eden Park - Beckenham - Bromley Road - Oakwood Avenue - Scots Lane - Beckenham Grove - Shortlands Station - Valley Road - Kingswood Road - St Mary's Avenue - Cumberland Road - Westmoreland Road - Bromley South - BROMLEY NORTH STATION (Mon-Sat)
Extended from Beckenham to Bromley North via withdrawn Route 396 and an evening service introduced.

LONDON LINKS 201 BROMLEY

London Buses by Adam


04.02.95
CR
7midi
7midi
--
Contract novated to London Links

450 seen in Bromley

This image available on Bus Photos page

30.10.99
BF
7MD
7MD
--
Contract novated to Arriva London South

14.10.00
BT
7MD
7MD
--
Sub Contracted to Blue Triangle

DRL202 Bromley

© Eamonn Kentell

17.03.01
MB91+
8MPD
7MPD
--
Contract reassigned

30.09.01
MB91+
8DT
7DT
4DT

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - BROMLEY NORTH STATION (Daily)
Sunday service added

139 seen in Bromley

© Adam Murray

11.06.05
PH91+
8MPD
8MPD
5MPD

WEST CROYDON Bus Station - East Croydon - Cherry Orchard Road - Lower Addiscombe Road - Shirley Road - Primrose Lane - Shirley Oaks Lane - - Shirley - - BROMLEY NORTH STATION
Diverted between East Croydon and Shirley replacing withdrawn Route 494

18.03.06
C91+
8ET/EL
8ET/EL
5ET/EL

New contract retained by Metrobus with new vehicles and allocation moved from Polehill (PH) to Croydon (C)

13.09.08
MB91+
9ET/EL
8ET/EL
5ET/EL

MB230 West Croydon

This image available with the GO-AHEAD London download

19.03.11
MB91+
9ET/EL
8ET/EL
5ET/EL

Contract renewal

03.05.14
C91+
8ET/EL
8ET/EL
5ET/EL

Allocation transferred back to Croydon (C)

MB170 Bromley

London Buses by Adam


Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
19.03.16
BC361+
9sd
8sd
5sd
Contract reassigned

WEST CROYDON Bus Station  -  BROMLEY NORTH STN
Contract moved from Metrobus to Abellio

8212 seen in East Croydon

© Lawrence living


Operating Garages

AK Streatham
Crew changeover point ?

N Norwood
Crew changeover point ?

MB Orpington
Crew changeover point Bromley North

PH Polehill
Crew changeover point Bromley North

C Croydon
Crew changeover point West Croydon Bus Station

BC Beddington
Crew changeover point West Croydon Bus Station

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2019
Date of edit   Tuesday, 21.11.17