Route History

Date
Gar
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Sat
Sun
12.05.63
TL
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6RT
New Sunday only service replacing Route 160

LOWER SYDENHAM STN -- PLUMSTEAD GARAGE (Suns)

Scanned from July 1964 Red Book
26.10.68
TL
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4RT

LOWER SYDENHAM STN - Southend Lane - Catford Garage - Catford - Middle Park - Eltham - Eltham Hill - Bexley Road - Riefield Road - Rochester Way - Falconwood - Hook Lane - Welling - PLUMSTEAD GARAGE (Suns)
Diverted between Eltham and Welling via Riefield Road instead of Westmount Road

15.02.69
TL
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4RT

LOWER SYDENHAM STN - Southend Lane - Catford Garage - Catford - Middle Park - Eltham - Eltham Hill - Bexley Road - Riefield Road - Lingfield Crescent ,Millbrook ,Avenue - Sutherland Avenue - Buckingham Avenue - Falconwood - Hook Lane - Welling - PLUMSTEAD GARAGE (Suns)
Diverted between Eltham and Welling via Lingfield Crescent ,Millbrook ,Avenue - Sutherland Avenue - Buckingham Avenue - Falconwood instead of Rochester Way

Extracted from 1970 historical map drawn by  Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
25.01.70
TL
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3SM

CATFORD GARAGE - WELLING Nags Head Lane (Suns)
Withdrawn between Welling and Plumstead Garage and Catford Garage and Lower Sydenham
Converted to One Man Operation.

 

SM29 Eltham High Street

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27.06.76
TL
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3SMD

Type change.

SMD82 Eltham High Street

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28.01.78
TL101+
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3DMS

Converted to double deck operation.

 

 

DMS1427 seen at Welling CornerMay 1978 shortly before the route's withdrawal

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22.04.78
Route withdrawn - Route 160 reintroduced on this day

Garage

TL Catford
Crew Changeover point at garage