Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
19.01.91
PD61+
8MRL
8MRL
--
New midibus route

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre - Lewisham High Street - Lewisham Road - Lewisham Hill - Wat Tyler Road - Hare & Billet Road - Duke Humphrey Road - Long Pond Road - Prince Charles Road - Vanburgh Park - Royal Standard - Charlton Road - Charlton Park Road - Charlton Park Lane - Charlton Lane - Thorntree Road - Woodlands Terrace - Prospect Vale - Woolwich - Plumstead High Sreet - Plumstead Station - Church Manor Way - Blithdale Road - Woodhurst Road - Manton Road - Basildon Road - Eynsham Drive - Finchdale Road - Church Manorway - Sewell Road - Grovebury Road - Eynsham Drive - Harrow Manorway - ABBEY WOOD STATION ( Mon-Sat  except evenings )
NEW Monday-Saturday midibus route

MRL150

 

 

MRL150 lines up at the Riverdale Centre stand

 


22.05.93
PD61+
11MRL
11MRL
--

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre - Lewisham High Street - Lewisham Road - Lewisham Hill - Wat Tyler Road - Hare & Billet Road - Duke Humphrey Road - Long Pond Road - Prince Charles Road - Vanburgh Park - Royal Standard - Charlton Road  -  Eastcombe Avenue - Victoria Way - Wellington Gardens - ( return via Sundorne Road and Priolo Road ) - Charlton Park Lane - Charlton Lane - Thorntree Road - Woodlands Terrace - Prospect Vale - Woolwich - Plumstead High Sreet - Plumstead Station - Church Manor Way - Blithdale Road - Woodhurst Road - Manton Road - Basildon Road - Eynsham Drive - Finchdale Road - Church Manorway - Sewell Road - Grovebury Road - Eynsham Drive - Harrow Manorway,  -  Overton Road - Sedgemore Road - Rushdene - THAMESMEAD Alsike Road (Mon-Sat )
Rerouted at Charlton and extended from Abbey Wood to Thamesmead
Evening service introduced between Lewisham Station and Thamesmead

DW135
DW135 Lewisham Centre stand
MA21
MA21 Woolwich Town Centre

Map extracted from Map 1 dated April 1995 drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

02.03.96
PD61+
8MRL
8MRL
3MRL

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre  (MS daytime) - LEWISHAM STATION ( evenings / Sunday ) - WOOLWICH :- PLUMSTEAD STATION ( daily garage journeys )
Sunday service introduced.
Withdrawn between Woolwich and Abbey Wood except for garage journeys to Plumstead Statio,withdrawn section replaced by revised 177

14.02.98
PD81+
8MB
8MB
3MB

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre  - WOOLWICH :- PLUMSTEAD STATION ( daily garage journeys )
Start of new contract - all journeys to Lewsiahm now terminate at Riverdale Centre - new buses introduced

MB9
MB9 seen at Woolwich Arsenal Station

26.02.00
PD81+
8MB
8MB
3MB

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre  - WOOLWICH :- PLUMSTEAD STATION ( daily garage journeys )
Rerouted in Blackheath via Tranquil Vale instead of - Duke Humphrey Road and Long Pond Road

25.01.03
PD81+
8MB
8MB
3MB

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre  - WOOLWICH
New contract coomenced - garage journeys now ran dead from Woolwich to Plumstead

31.05.03
PD81+
10DSS
10DSS
8DSS

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre  - Woolwich - Plumstead Road - Pettman Crescent - Tom Cribb Road - BRoadwater Road - Goosander Drive - Whinchat Road - Waterpoint Drive - Merbury Road - BELMARSH PRISON
Daily extended from Woolwich to Belmarsh Prison

34369
34369 Lewisham Station before all over red  rules

11.02.06
PD81+
11DSS
11DSS
7DSS

LEWISHAM Riverdale Centre  - Woolwich - Plumstead Road - Pettman Crescent - Tom Cribb Road - BRoadwater Road - Goosander Drive - Whinchat Road - Waterpoint Drive  -  ,Miles Drive - Hill View Drive - Battery Road - BELMARSH PRISON
Diverted in Thamesmead

04.11.06
TL281+
11DSS
11DSS
8DSS

LEWISHAM  -  BELMARSH PRISON
Allocation moved to Catford (TL)

23.01.10
TL281+
11DSS
11DSS
10DSS

LEWISHAM  -  BELMARSH PRISON
Contract renewal

 

 

34373 Woolwich Arsenal Station

 


26.09.11
TL281+
12DSS
11DSS
10DSS

LEWISHAM  -  BELMARSH PRISON
Optare tempo hybrids made spare when Route 276 was transferred now on this route

Extracted from map dated 3.05.14 drawn by  Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

 

 

Hybrid Optare Tempo 25114 Woolwich

 

 


24.01.15
TL281+
12DSS
11DSS
10DSS

LEWISHAM  -  BELMARSH PRISON
Contract extended for two years

21.01.17
TL281+
12SE
11SE
10SE

LEWISHAM  -  BELMARSH
Contract renewal with new buses

36652

MMC Enviro 36652 at Lewisham

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Operating Garages

PD Plumstead
Crew changeover point  at garage

TL Catford
Crew changeover point Lewisham Centre