Route History

 

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
09.08.86
GD
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New Route replacing withdrawn section of Route 197

NORWOOD JUNCTION  -  Woodside Green - Croydon -  Purley  -  Kenley  -  Whytleafe  -  CATERHAM VALLEY (Suns)
ROUTE REINTRODUCED:

Operated by London Country (GD)

07.09.86
GD
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dd
London Country split into 4 companies - this route operated by London Country South West

27.06.87
GD
dd
dd
dd

NORWOOD JUNCTION - CATERHAM VALLEY (MS evsg/Sat early am/Suns)
Mon-Sat evening service and Sat early am introduced which replaced both 197 and 197A at these times.

27.04.89
GD
dd
dd
DD
London and Country name adopted

28.10.89
TC361+
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3L
Operation transferred to London Buses

NORWOOD JUNCTION  -  CATERHAM VALLEY ( Suns )
M0n-Sat service withdrawn - and transferred to London Buses (TC)

L255 South End - Croydon

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Leyland Olympian download

25.08.91
Last day of operation

Operating Garages

TC Croydon
Changeover point at garage

GD Godstone
Changeover point ?