Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
31.08.91
TC361+
5L
5L
2L
New contract

WALLINGTON Shotfield - Manor Road - Croydon Road - Purley Way - Waddon Road - Reeves Corner - West Croydon - Wellesley Road - South Croydon - Purley - Godstone Road - Whytleafe - CATERHAM STATION
NEW ROUTE replacing Part 197A and part 403

L250 Wellesley Road

 

29.10.94
CN131+
12midi
11midi
5midi
   
1dd
--
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SUTTON Marshalls Road - Throwley Way - Throwley Road - High Street - Carshalton Road - Pound Street - High Street Carshalton - Acre lane - Croydon Road - Purley Way - Waddon Road - Reeves Corner - West Croydon - Wellesley Road - South Croydon - Purley - Godstone Road - Whytleafe - CATERHAM STATION
New Contract awarded to London & Country
Extended from Wallington to Sutton - the Shotfiled spur will now be covered by New Route 400

04.02.95
CN131+
12midi
11midi
5midi
   
1dd
-
--
logo Contract reassigned

SUTTON  -  CATERHAM
Contract transferred to London Links

 

 

126 Wellesley Road

 

30.10.99
CN131+
11ADL
11ADL
6ADL
   
1dd ex 403
-
--
Contract reassigned to Arriva London South

SUTTON Marshalls Road - Throwley Way - - Carshalton Road - Pound Street - High Street Carshalton - Acre lane - Croydon Road - Purley Way - Waddon Road - Reeves Corner - West Croydon - Wellesley Road - South Croydon - Purley - Godstone Road - Whytleafe - CATERHAM STATION
At Sutton - buses towards Croydon will now run direct via Throwley Way instead of via Throwley Road and High Street

click map to enlarge

22.12.00
Due to flooding in the Kenley area the route was diverted between Purley and Whytleafe via Mitchley Avenue, Limpsfield Road and Tithepit Shaw Lane.
A replaceent one bus shuttle 407A  was provided by Mitcham Belle between Purley and Kenly . The route returned to normal 10.01.01

01.09.01
TC1+
13ADL
11ADL
6ADL

SUTTON  -  CATERHAM 
Allocation moved to South Croydon (TC)

 

ADL13 Croydon Town Centre

 

30.10.04
TC1+
12ADL
11ADL
6ADL
 
TC13
1DLA
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--

SUTTON  -  CATERHAM 
Contract renewal with double deck peak journeys introduced

DLA177 Croydon Town Centre

DLA177 Croydon Town Centre

© Adam Murray

31.10.09
BC271+
12ESM
11ESM
8ESM
 
BC283
1TA
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Contract reassigned to Abellio (BC)
8521 Beddington

24.07.10
BC171+
12ESM
11ESM
8ESM
 
BC183
1TA
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SUTTON  -  CATERHAM 
Timetable change and running number sequence change

01.11.14
BC161+
12ESM
12ESM
8ESM
 
BC283
1TA
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SUTTON  -  CATERHAM 
Contract renewal - running number change

24.08.19
BC161+
15EH
16EH
9EH

SUTTON  -  CATERHAM
Converted to double deck operation prior to contract renewal, buses spare from 45 and 415

02.11.19
BC161+
15EH
16EH
9EH

SUTTON  -  CATERHAM
Contract renewal

2584 Wallington Green

© Mr Lewisham Boy

06.02.21
BC161+
14EH
15EH
8EH

SUTTON  -  CATERHAM
Running times reduced, new schedules

Operating Garages

TC Croydon
Changeover point outside garage

CN Croydon ( Beddington Farm )
Changeover point West Croydon bus station using ferry buses

BC Beddington
Changeover is at Beddington Plough with crews using ferry cars to / from garage 

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