Route History

 

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
16.06.86
OB
12RH
12RH
5RH
NEW MINIBUS ROUTE operated by Orpington Buses Ltd trading as "ROUNDABOUT"

BROMLEY COMMON Crown - Locks Bottom - Farnborough Village - GREEN STREET GREEN - Sevenoaks Road - Orpington War Memorial - Orpington High Street - Cray Avenue - St Mary Cray Station - Chipperfield Road - Mickleham Road - Midfield Way - ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road - Midfield Way - Cray Road - Foots Cray - Sidcup Police Station - Chislehurst Road - SIDCUP Queen Mary's Hospital.
Mon-Fri ( except evenings and Saturday shopping hours ran in two sections
BROMLEY COMMON & ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road
GREEN STREET GREEN & QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL

RH18 Bromley Garage

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31.10.87
OB
13RH/OV
13RH/OV
5RH/OV

BROMLEY COMMON Crown - ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road - QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL
Mon-Fri withdrawn between St Pauls Cray and Queen Mary's Hospital between 0830 & 2030 and Sat between 1345 & 2030
Sun withdrawn totally between 1345 & 2030
At the above withdrawn times - replaced by New Route R11 which operated under the same time and duty schedule.

16.07.88
OB
13MRL
13MRL
5MRL

BROMLEY COMMON Crown - ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road - QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL
Mon-Sat between 0830 and 2030 diverted via Foots Cray Tesco

MRL72 Orpington High Street

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11.08.90
OB
13DT
13DT
5DT

BROMLEY COMMON Crown - ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road - QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL
Changed from MRL to DT type

DT40 Orpington High Street


21.11.92
OB
13DT
13DT
5DT

BROMLEY COMMON Crown - ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road - QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL
Sat & Sun am diverted to serve Orpington Hospital
Sunday daytime service diverted to serve Foots Cray Tesco


02.12.95
Y
6DP
6DP
3DP
Contract reassigned

BROMLEY COMMON Crown - ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road
Withdrawn between St Pauls Cray and Queen Mary's Hospital - this section replaced by regular service on Route R11

R1

DP11 Hastings Road

© Graham Walker


19.05.01
Y
6DP
6DP
3DP

BROMLEY COMMON Crown - ST PAULS CRAY Grovelands Road
Rerouted away from Mickleham Road and Chipperfield Road operating instead via the full - length of St Pauls Wood Hill and Leesons Hill


01.12.01
Y
7DMS
7DMS
4DMS

GREEN STREET GREEN Queens Head - High Street - Glentrammon Road - Windsor Drive - Chelsfield Station - The Highway - Eton Road - Repton Road - Sevenoaks Road - War Memorial - ( double run Orpington Station ) - High Street - Cray Avenue - Leesons Hill - St Paul's Wood Hill - Mickleham Road - Chipperfield Road - Midfield Way - GROVELANDS
Withdrawn between Green Street Green and Bromley Common
Diverted between Green Street Green and Orpington as shown - replaced withdrawn section of Route R3
Rerouted at Orpington War Memorial to double run via Station
Diverted at St Paul's Cray

DMS41486 Orpington

© Adam Murray


08.12.07
MB301+
7sd
7sd
4sd
Route transferred from First (Y) to Metrobus (MB) using existing buses.

GREEN STREET GREEN  - ST PAUL'S CRAY
New operator

Metrobus 136 St Mary Cray

© Graham Walker


03.12.11
MB301+
8SE
7SE
4SE

GREEN STREET GREEN  - ST PAUL'S CRAY
Contract renewal

Enviro Dart 164 at Orpington

© Adam Murray


01.05.14
MB301+
8SE
7SE
4SE

GREEN STREET GREEN  - ST PAUL'S CRAY
See map

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
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01.04.17
MB301+
6SE
6SE
3SE
Contract renewal

GREEN STREET GREEN  - ST PAUL'S CRAY
Rerouted via Tower Road between Sevenoaks Road and Station

Metrobus 179 Orpington

© Jamjar


01.04.17
MB301+
6SE
6SE
3SE

GREEN STREET GREEN  - ST PAUL'S CRAY
Contract renewal

02.04.22
MB301+
6SE
6SE
3SE

GREEN STREET GREEN  - ST PAUL'S CRAY
Contract extended for two years


Operating Garages

OB St Pauls Cray
Crew Changeover point ?

Y Centrewest/First
Crew Changeover point ?

MB Orpington
Crew Changeover point Green Street Green Worlds End Lane Stand or Metrobus Garage (inside)

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Tuesday, 29.03.22