Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
04.01.39
TC
7ST+
7STL+
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    1ST/59 1ST/59  

THORNTON HEATH POND  -  West Croydon  - Croydon  -  South Croydon  -  Purley  -  Old Coulsdon  -  Stoats Nest Road  - Coulsdon  - Purley -   South Croydon  -  Croydon  -  West Croydon  -  THORNTON HEATH POND (Mon-Sat) (circular route in both directions Mon-Sat outside rush hours, clockwise Mon-Sat am rush hour, anticlockwise Mon-Fri pm rush hour & Sat midday peak. One Mon-Fri early am journey extended via Route 59 to CAMDEN TOWN
New Route

18.01.39
TC
ST
ST
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Allocation now all ex 59

22.11.39
TC
ST
ST
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THORNTON HEATH POND  -  West Croydon  - Croydon  -  South Croydon  -  Purley  -  Old Coulsdon  -  Stoats Nest Road  - Coulsdon  - Purley -   South Croydon  -  Croydon  -  West Croydon  -  THORNTON HEATH POND (Mon-Sat) (circular route in both directions Mon-Sat outside rush hours, clockwise Mon-Sat am rush hour, anticlockwise Mon-Fri pm rush hour & Sat midday peak
Early am journey to Camden Town withdrawn

1939 map
Taken from 1939 Historical Bus Map
Greater London Bus Map

22.04.42
TC
ST
ST
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THORNTON HEATH POND  -  Croydon  -  Purley  -  Marlpit Lane  -  OLD COULSDON Tudor Rose ( Mon-Sat )|
Section via Stoats Nest Road withdrawn thus now Thornton Heath to Old Coulsdon

1946 map
Extracted from June 1946 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

13.10.46
A Sunday service was introduced to Old Coulsdon but it was done by diverting Route 159 from Coulsdon

06.04.48
Last day of operation,

 


Operating Garages

TC Croydon
Changeover at garage