Route History



15.05.71
AK
9SMS
6SMS
4SMS
 
AL
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--
2SMS

CRYSTAL PALACE - Church Road - Beaulah Hill - Crown Point - Streatham Common - Streatham Station - Tooting Bec - Trinity Road - Bellevue Road - Bolingroke Grove - Broomwood Road - Northcote Road - CLAPHAM JUNCTION Grant Road (MS/Sun am) - Falcon Road - BATTERSEA Princes Head (Sun evenings) - BATTERSEA Parkgate Road (Sat shop hrs/ Sun afts)
NEW OPO ROUTE replacing withdrawn section of Route 49

 

This is probably a Sunday duty (AL) as is a late meal relief turned short at Tooting Bec

 


29.08.76
AK31+
9DMS
7DMS
5DMS
 
AL91+
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--
2DMS

CRYSTAL PALACE - CLAPHAM JUNCTION Grant Road (Mon-Sat / Sun am) - BATTERSEA Princes Head (Sun evenings) - BATTERSEA Parkgate Road (Sat shop hrs/ Sun afts)
Converted to double deck operation.


28.10.78
AK31+
9DMS
7DMS
4DMS
 
AL91+
--
--
2DMS

CRYSTAL PALACE - CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Withdrawn Satuday and Sunday between Clapham Junction and Battersea.

31.10.81
AK31+
9DMS
7DMS
4DMS
 
AL91+
--
--
2DMS

CRYSTAL PALACE - Tooting Bec - Wandsworth Common - CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Rerouted at Wandsworth Common via Trinity Road - Wandsworth Common North Side - Battersea Rise instead of Bellevue Road - Bolingroke Grove - Broomwood Road - Northcote Road.

04.09.82
AK31+
8DMS
7DMS
3DMS

CRYSTAL PALACE  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Sunday only Merton (AL) allocation withdrawn.


29.10.83
AK31+
8DMS
7DMS
3DMS

CRYSTAL PALACE  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Withdrawn in Clapham Junction between St John's Hill and Grant Road.
Rerouted to operate a clockwise loop from Wandsworth Common via East Hill - St John's Hill - and Battersea Rise.

Taken from 1984 map drawn by © Darius Grigg

27.10.84
CA91+
8M
6M
5M

CRYSTAL PALACE  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Allocation transferred to Clapham (CA) while Streatham Garage being rebuilt. DMS type replaced by Metrobus.

Scanned from Getting about booklet dated December 1986

07.02.87
AK91+
8L
5L
3L

CRYSTAL PALACE  -  CLAPHAM JUNCTION
Allocation transferred back to Streatham (AK) but now operated by Leyland Olympian.

17.06.89
Route withdrawn - replaced by revised Route 49.

Operating Garages

AK Streatham
Changeover point outside garage

AL Merton
Changeover point Tooting Bec Station

CA Clapham
Changeover point at garage