Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
31.01.98
EB
2sd
2sd
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COULSDON Red Lion - Brighton Road - The Avenue - Woodmansterne Station - St Andrew's Road - Winifred Road - Whitehorn Avenue - The Mount - Grove Lane - Woodmansterne Road - Woodcote Grove Road - Smitham Bottom Lane - Woodcote Road - WALLINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
NEW ROUTE part replacing commercial Route 301 - operated by Epsom Buses.


03.04.99
EB
2sd
2sd
--

COULSDON Red Lion - WALLINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Start of new contract - new low floor Darts introduced.

T467EGT in the smart Epsom Buses livery

01.09.01
EB
3sd
3sd
--

COULSDON - WALLINGTON STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Service increased and evening service added

S463LGN - the appropriate registration number for the route at Coulsdon

02.03.02
EB61+
7solo
7 solo
--

COULSDON - EASTFIELDS ( Mon-Sat )
Extended from Wallington to Eastfields replacing part of Route S5 - new Optares gradually introduced

04.04.09
EB61+
7 solo
7 solo
--

COULSDON - EASTFIELDS ( Mon-Sat )
Contract renewal,

OP27 Woodcote Green

23.05.09
EB61+
8 solo
7 solo
4 solo

COULSDON - EASTFIELDS Level Crossing (Daily )
Sunday service introduced.

19.12.09
EB61+
7 solo
7 solo
4 solo

COULSDON SOUTH STATION - Wallington - Croydon Road - Hilliers Lane - Beddington Asda - Beddington Lane - Manor Road ,Tamworth Lane - Grove Road -  Meopham Road - Rowan Road - Wide Way ( return via Recreation Way ) Pollards Hill Tavistock Crescent
Extended from Coulsdon Red Lion to Coulsdon South Station - and diverted in Pollards Hill area and diverted to new terminal at South Lodge Avenue instead of Eastfields

20.04.10
EB61+
7 solo
7 solo
4 solo
 
EB68
1E ex 406
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--

COULSDON SOUTH STATION - Pollards Hill Tavistock Crescent
Double deck schoolday journeys introduced between Clockhouse Farm & Beddington Church
these journeys rerouted between The Mount at Hillcross Parade & Grove Lane in both directions instead of directly via The Mount

05.04.14
EB61+
7SOLO
7SOLO
4SOLO
 
EB68
1E
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--

COULSDON SOUTH STATION - Pollards Hill Tavistock Crescent
Contract extended for two years

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

02.04.16
EB61+
9WS
7WS
5WS

COULSDON SOUTH  -  POLLARDS HILL
Contract renewal using Wright Streetlites
The double deck SDO journeys renumbered 633

WS09

© Alisha Juszczyk

 


26.06.17
EB61+
9WS
8WS
5WS
Managed now by London United

COULSDON SOUTH  -  POLLARDS HILL
New management

Strange visitor MCL30089 at Wallington Station

© Alisha Juszczyk

 

SDE40287 Coulsdon

© 2busesfull


08.05.21
C361+
9WS
8WS
5WS
Contract reassigned to GAL Metrobus

COULSDON SOUTH  -  POLLARDS HILL
Contract reassigned with Epsom Buses (EB) closure

The new order represented here by Metrobus 192 at Pollards Hill

Stephen's Transport Photos


Operating Garage

EB Epsom
Changeover point Wallington Station - crews using ferry car to and from garage when not running empty back to Epsom

C Croydon
Changeover point BEDDINGTON Asda

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Wednesday, 13.10.21