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London Bus Route 356 - Shirley - Elmers End - Penge - Lower Sydenham - Forest Hill - Upper Sydenham. (9 Miles)
Operated By Stagecoach London
Garage: Catford TL

Past Timetables: Aug 2003, Oct 2003, June 2005

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History:

The route 356 began on the 24th June 2000 and provided a Monday to Saturday service between Elmers End Tesco and Upper Sydenham (loop via Sydenham Hill, Wells Park Road, Kirkdale and Sydenham Hill), Via Elmers End Road, Wheathill Road, Croydon Road, Penge, Green Lane, Kings Hall Road, Lennard Road, Kent House Road, Kent House Lane, Bell Green Lane, Sydenham Road, Mayow Road, Perry Vale, Forest Hill. The route was operated by Metrobus and they operated the route from their Orpington Garage (MB). The current PVR was Monday to Saturday 3SD. By the 6th July 2002 the 356’s route was revised Elmers End Tesco, Elmers End Road, Wheathill Road, Croydon Road, Penge, Green Lane, Thesiger Road, Kent House Road, Kent House Lane, Bell Green Lane, Sydenham Road, Mayow Road, Perry Vale, Forest Hill to Upper Sydenham (loop via Sydenham Hill, Wells Park Road, Kirkdale and Sydenham Hill).

On the 30th August 2003 the route was extended from Elmers End Tesco to Shirley Monks Orchard. The current route was Shirley, Monks Orchard Road, Linksway, Upper Elmers End Road, Elmers End Green, Elmers End, Elmers End Road, Wheathill Road, Croydon Road, Penge, Green Lane, Thesiger Road, Kent House Road, Perry Rise, Perry Vale, and Upper Sydenham Crescent Wood Road. Metrobus also contained the contract at this point. A Sunday service was introduced on this date. The current PVR was Monday to Friday 6DT, Saturday 5DT and Sunday 4DT. A little while later the route was transferred to PH garage. On the 18th March 2006 the route was transferred to Metrobuses new garage at Croydon (C), the current PVR was Monday to Friday 6MPD, Saturday 5MPD and Sunday 4MPD. The average journey time is between 32 and 51 minutes. The frequency Monday to Saturday is every 20 minutes, Sunday and evenings every 30 minutes.

Last Updated 27th February 2007

Route 356, Metrobus 192, YJ51JWW, Elmers End

Route 356, Metrobus 192, YJ51JWW, Elmers End

Route 356, Metrobus 272, SN03YBB, Shirley

Route 356, Metrobus 272, SN03YBB, Shirley

Route 356, Metrobus 272, SN03YBB, Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 272, SN03YBB, Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 273, SN03YBC, Elmers End

Route 356, Metrobus 273, SN03YBC, Elmers End

Route 356, Metrobus 273, SN03YBC, Lower Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 273, SN03YBC, Lower Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 275, SN03YBH, Lower Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 275, SN03YBH, Lower Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 275, SN03YBH, Lower Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 275, SN03YBH, Lower Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 286, SN03YCK, Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 286, SN03YCK, Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 287, SN03YCL, Shirley

Route 356, Metrobus 287, SN03YCL, Shirley

Route 356, Metrobus 289, SN03YCT, Upper Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 289, SN03YCT, Upper Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 332, W332VGX, Shirley

Route 356, Metrobus 332, W332VGX, Shirley

Route 356, Metrobus 353, Y353HMY, Lower Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 353, Y353HMY, Lower Sydenham

Route 356, Metrobus 709, K709KGU, Elmers End

Route 356, Metrobus 709, K709KGU, Elmers End

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36001, LX56DZU, Penge

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36001, LX56DZU, Penge

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36007, LX56EAC, Lower Sydenham

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36007, LX56EAC, Lower Sydenham

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36020, LX58CBY, Shirley

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36020, LX58CBY, Shirley

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36021, LX58CCA, Penge

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36021, LX58CCA, Penge

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36022, LX58CCD

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36022, LX58CCD

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36022, LX58CCD, Penge

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36022, LX58CCD, Penge

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36023, LX58CCE, Penge

Route 356, Selkent ELBG 36023, LX58CCE, Penge