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
busmap.co.uk

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Withdrawn between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Withdrawn between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Withdrawn between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

SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE - VICTORIA (Suns)
RT replaced by RTL type.

01.04.64
BN
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9RTW

SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE - VICTORIA (Suns)
RTL type replaced by RTW.

15.05.66
BN
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9RM

SOUTH CROYDON GARAGE - VICTORIA (Suns)
RTW type withdrawn - RM type replace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

SELSDON  -  STOCKWELL ( Suns ) 
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

CROYDON GARAGE - STOCKWELL (Suns)
RM replaced by RT.

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

THORNTON HEATH High Street - STOCKWELL (Suns)
RT replaced by DM.

RT2041 Thornton Heath March 1975

busmap.co.uk

RM584 Telford Avenue August 1986

busmap.co.uk

DMS2556 Streatham Garage

busmap.co.uk

25.10.78
Last day of operation

Operating Garages

AK Streatham
Changeover point at garage.

BN Brixton
Changeover point at garage.

 

 

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