Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
01.12.73
AW71+
2DMS
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WOOLWICH Thomas Street - Plumstead - Nathan Way - Harrow Manor Way - Yarnton Way - THAMESMEAD EAST Hailey Road Industrial Estate ( Mon-Fri peaks / mid-day journeys )
NEW ROUTE: replaced Woolwich Industrial Estate journeys on Route 54.


DMS134 Powis Street

© John Parkin


31.01.81
AW71+
2MD
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WOOLWICH  -  THAMESMEAD EAST
DMS type replaced by MD

MD116

MD116 is in Woolwich High Street. It was opposite a small piece of road called Market Hill - one time trolleybus terminus route 696 - 698. Then terminus for route 75 - sometimes known as Woolwich Ferry until that moved. The building in the background is Riverside House and is still there.

 


31.10.81
PD201+
3MD
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WOOLWICH ARSENAL STATION - Plumstead - Nathan Way - Carlyle Road - Bentham Road - Yarnton Way - THAMESMEAD Hailey Road  ( Mon-Fri )
Regular service introduced and AW closure forces move to Plumstead (PD)

22.11.82
PD201+
3T
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WOOLWICH - THAMESMEAD
MD type replaced by Titans.

Extract from 1984 map drawn by
© Darius Grigg
28.07.84
PD201+
3T
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WOOLWICH ARSENAL STATION - LOWER BELVEDERE Crabtree Manor Way
Extended from Thamesmead East to Lower Belvedere.

02.11.85
PD201+
4T
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CHARLTON Asda (Mon-Fri shop hrs)- WOOLWICH - LOWER BELVEDERE Crabtree Manor Way
Extended during shopping hours from Woolwich to Charlton Asda

Click image for timetable

12.04.86
PD201+
3L
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WOOLWICH ARSENAL STN - LOWER BELVEDERE Crabtree Manor Way (Mon-Fri)
Withdrawn between Woolwich and Charlton Asda

15.01.88
Last day of operation, partially replaced by Route 401 between Thamesmead and Woolwich

Operating Garages

AW Abbey Wood
Changeover point ?

PD Plumstead
Changeover point outide garage

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Wednesday, 04.08.21