Route History

16.01.88
BX71+
8D/L
6D/L
4D/L
New Route operated by Bexleybus (BX) under LRT tendering process

WOOLWICH COMMON Queen Elizabeth Hospital - Woolwich - Plumstead - McLeod Road - Abbey Wood - Belvedere Station - West Street - Erith - Erith Road - BEXLEYHEATH Market Place
New Route which replaced withdrawn section of Route 269

24.11.90
BX71+
8T
6T
4T

QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL  -  ERITH
Daimler & Olympian type replaced by Titans

Extracted from Winter digital 1990 map which is available for sale
Maps for sale


19.01.91
BX71+
8T+
6T
4T
   
1T/401
   
Contract novated to LC

QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL  - BEXLEYHEATH
Contract novated to London Central

Extracted from March 1991 allocation book which is for sale
Sales List

 

 

T844 Bexleyheath

 


08.10.94
BX71+
8T
6T
7T

WOOLWICH COMMON Queen Elizabeth Hospital - Woolwich - Plumstead - Eynsham Drive - Harrow Manorway - Abbey Wood - Belvedere Station - West Street - Erith - Erith Road - BEXLEYHEATH Market Place
Diverted between Plumstead and Abbey Wood via Eynsham Drive and Harrow Manorway instead of McLeod Road replacing withdrawn section of Route 180

23.01.99
BX31+
10DRL
10DRL
7DRL
Contract retained by London Central but converted from Titan to midibus operation

WOOLWICH COMMON Queen Elizabeth Hospital - Woolwich - Plumstead - Church Manorway - Blithdale Road - Woodhurst Road,  Myrtledene Road ( return via Manton Road ) - Basildon Road - Eynsham Drive - Finchdale Road - Church Manorway - Sewell Road - Grovebury Road - Eynsham Drive - Harrow Manorway,  Abbey Wood - Belvedere - Erith - Manor Road - Slade Green - Thames Road - Northall Road - Mayplace Road - BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre
Rerouted between Plumstead and Abbey Wood
Rerouted between Erith and Bexleyheath via withdrawn section of B13

Running number sequence change

 

 

DML20 at QE Hospital

 


24.01.09
PD51+
8VS
8VS
6VS
logo Contract reassigned

WOOLWICH COMMON Queen Elizabeth Hospital - ERITH Cross Street
New contract awarded to Stagecoach Selkent (PD) operated with new Optare Versa buses
Withdrawn between Erith and Bexleyheath - this section replaced by Route 99 extension from Erith to Bexleyheath

 

 

LDP108 Bexley Road, Erith

 


25.01.14
PD51+
8VS
8VS
6VS

QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL  - BEXLEYHEATH
Contract extended for two years

 

 

Optare Versus 25302 at Woolwich Arsenal

 


03.05.14
PD51+
8VS
8VS
6VS

469 map 2014

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


23.01.16
DT31+
8ENL
8ENL
6ENL
Contract reassigned to
Arriva Kent Thameside

QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL  -ERITH
New contract with Arriva

Driver Steve Barker took this picture whilst waiting for departure at QE Hospital

© Steve Barker


29.10.16
DT31+
8ENL
8ENL
6ENL
Contract transferred within Arriva to
Arriva London North

QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL  -ERITH
New contract with Arriva London North

ENL86 Plumstead Road, Woolwich

© Steve D


14.04.18
DT31+
9ENL
8ENL
6ENL

QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL  -ERITH
New schedule with one extra bus which comes off 428

ENR6 QEH

© London General 36

 


13.07.19
DT21+
9ENL
8ENL
6ENL

QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL  -ERITH
Running number sequence changed

ENL94 Abbey Wood Road

© Bexleybus


23.01.21
MG281+
9SEN
8SEN
6SEN
Contract reassigned, operating from
Morden Wharf

QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL  -ERITH
DIverted at Abbey Wood via New Road, Woolwich Road and Picardy Road

SEN56

SEN56 Woolwich Arsenal

© Samuel Letsu

Operating Garages

MG Morden Wharf
Crew Changeover at Woolwich
Remote sign on at Woolwich

BX Bexleyheath
Crew Changeover prior outside garage

PD Plumstead
Crew Changeover point at garage

DT Dartford
The relief point for the 469 is mostly Erith-(during the day) or Dartford garage-(out of service) at night but there are also the odd changeovers at Plumstead Station and QE Hospital

 

 

This page dedicated to Steve Barker from Dartford Garage (DT)