Route History

23.01.99
DT41+
4sd
4sd
1sd
New contract

DARTFORD Home Gardens - East Hill - Overy Liberty - Dartford High Street - Market Street - Market Street (North Side) - Market Street - Lowfield Street - Instone Road - Highfield Road - West Hill - Dartford Road - Crayford Road - Roman Way - London Road - Crayford Way - Thames Road - Howbury Lane - Whitehall Lane - Bridge Road - Northend Road - Perry Street Roundabout - Northend Road - South Road - Queens Road - James Watt Way - Erith High Street - Pier Road - Colebrook Street - Wharfside Close - ERITH Bexley Road
Operated by Arriva Kent Thameside
This is date the route joined the LRT network - previously ran under an agreement

Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer 10.7m


13.03.99
DT41+
6sd
6sd
3sd

ERITH Bexley Road - Queens Road - South Road - Northend Road - Bridge Road - Whitehall Lane - Howbury Lane - Thames Road - Crayford Way - Crayford Road - Dartford Road - West Hill - Highfield Road North - Westgate Road - Home Gardens - East Hill - The Brent - Watling Street - Bean Lane - St - Clements Way - Bluewater Parkway - Lime Tree Avenue - Bluewater Access Road - BLUEWATER BUS STATION

BLUEWATER BUS STATION - Bluewater Access Road - Bluewater Parkway - St Clements Way - St Clements Way Slip Road - Watling Street - The Brent - East Hill - Overy Liberty - Dartford High Street - Market Street - Market Street (North Side) - Market Street - Lowfield Street - Instone Road - Highfield Road - West Hill - Dartford Road - Crayford Road - Roman Way - London Road - Crayford Way - Thames Road - Howbury Lane - Whitehall Lane - Bridge Road - Northend Road - Perry Street Roundabout - Northend Road - South Road - Queens Road - James Watt Way - Erith High Street - Pier Road - Colebrook Street - Wharfside Close  -  ERITH Bexley Road
Extended from Dartford to Bluewater non-stop

Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer 10.7m but this time Bluewater bound and red livery

23.09.00
DT41+
7sd
7sd
3sd

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER
Rerouted at Watling Street via Darenth Wood Road to double run via Darent Wood Hospital

                                           
24.01.04
DT41+
7sd
7sd
3sd

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER 
New contract retained by Arriva Kent Thameside

24.01.09
DT41+
8sd
7sd
3sd

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER
Contract renewal

Arriva Kent Tameside 3518 Bluewater

© Martin Jarvis

 
25.01.14
DT41+
8sd
7sd
3sd

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER
Contract renewal

4028 Bluewater

© Mark McWalter


29.10.16
DT41+
9EN
8EN
4EN
Contract novated with Arriva to
Arriva London North

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER
New management

16.09.17
DT41+
10ENX
8ENX
5ENX

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER
Sunday schedule change

ENX23

© Paul A Weston


26.01.19
DT41+
10sd
8sd
5sd

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER
Contract renewal

ENR2

©  Alisha


31.10.20
DT41+
9ENX
8ENX
5ENX

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER
New schedules, progressive conserversion to double deck commenced

05.01.21
DT41+
9T
8T
5T

ERITH  -  BLUEWATER
New schedules, progressive conserversion to double deck commenced

T74 Erith

© Robert Mighton


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Garage

DT Dartford
Crew Changeover point at Home Gardens Dartford
Drivers ferry to and from here using Arriva Cars some of which are old London Taxis

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