Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
30.11.55
BN
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5RT

STREATHAM GARAGE - Brixton - Stockwell - Vauxhall - VICTORIA (Sun)
New Sunday only Route

02.05.56
BN
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9RT

SOUTH CROYDON - West Croydon - Thornton Heath - Streatham - Brixton - Stockwell - Vauxhall - VICTORIA (Suns)
Extended from Streatham Garage to South Croydon Garage.

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List
Extracted from 1958 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
13.05.59
BN
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14RT

SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE - West Croydon - Thornton Heath - Parchmore Road - Green Lane - Streatham - Brixton - Stockwell - Vauxhall - Victoria - Hyde Park Corner - Marble ,Arch Baker Street - The Zoo - Camden Town - HAMPSTEAD HEATH (Suns)
Seasonally extended from Victoria to Hampstead Heath via Routes 2 - 74 - and 24.

Times for May 1959 - the observant timetable enthusiast would wonder where the 2331 arrival at Victoria would go after as the last bus from HH departs Victoria at 2330
14.10.59
BN
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9RT

SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE - VICTORIA (Suns)
Withdrawn between
Victoria and Hampstead Heath.

11.05.60
BN
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13RT

SOUTH CROYDON - CAMDEN TOWN (Suns)
Seasonally extended from Victoria to Camden Town via Routes 2 - and 74

12.10.60
BN
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9RT

SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE - VICTORIA (Suns)
Withdrawn between
Victoria and Camden Town.

10.05.61
BN
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13RT

SOUTH CROYDON - CAMDEN TOWN (Suns)
Seasonally extended from Victoria to Camden Town via Routes 2 - and 74

11.10.61
BN
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9RT

SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE - VICTORIA (Suns)
Withdrawn between
Victoria and Camden Town for good.

17.05.63
BN
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9RTL

RT replaced by RTL type.

01.04.64
BN
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9RTW

RTL type replaced by RTW.

15.05.66
BN
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9RM

RTW type withdrawn - RM type replace

31.12.66
AK
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4RT
 
BN
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5RM

SELSDON - Riddlesdown - Purley - South Croydon - Thornton Heath - Streatham - Brixton - STOCKWELL STATION (Suns)
Withdrawm between Stockwell and Victoria but extended from TC Garage to Selsdon via 59 and 234.
Streatham (AK) allocation added using RT's

30.11.68
BN
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8RT

Streatham (AK) allocation withdrawn - BN reverts to RT type.

19.07.69
BN
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7RM

CROYDON GARAGE - STOCKWELL (Suns)
Withdrawm between TC Garage and Selsdon.
Routemaster operation commenced - withdrawn section replaced by new 234B

02.01.71
BN
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7RT

RM replaced by RT.

RT794 High Road Streatham opposite the Ice Rink

This image available with the RT.RTL.RTW download at Bus Photos

18.04.71
BN
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5RT

THORNTON HEATH High Street - STOCKWELL (Suns)
Withdrawm between Thornton Heath and Croydon Garage.


23.03.75
BN141+
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5DM

RT replaced by DM.

DM1058 UNKNOWN LOCATION
VAUXHALL BRIDGE ROAD ?

This image available with the
Nostalgia 2 download

28.10.78
Route withdrawn.

Operating Garages

AK Streatham
Changeover point at garage.

BN Brixton
Changeover point at garage.