Today after a slow start I decided that it was time to get out and about and visit some of the Bus Garages that are in South East London. So that is how I ended up in Bellingham standing outside Catford Bus Garage taking pictures.
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On the 12th April, I found myself at Purley for a morning meeting. I got there early (the meeting was for 10am) so I tried to get a cup of tea at the Foxley Hatch (Wetherspoon) but discovered that I did not open until 10am. Without having had a cuppa I got to the meeting a bit early so we started early. The meeting finished about 10 30am, so on my way back to train station I decided to pop into the Foxley Hatch as it was now open for a quick Pint. I ended up having a pint of Roaring Meg which was exceedingly nice.
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Short walk round Central London
I started this trip by taking a 199 to Canada Water where I changed over to a 1 going to Holborn. Getting off at Aldwych I crossed over to view the Piccadilly Railway station “Strand” where I got a couple of pictures of the façade. From there I walked down to the bus stops R and S to view some of the buses passing by.
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This was a brief outing to Victoria to see the Victoria Coach Station 85th Anniversary Coach Festival being held between the 10th and 12th March 2017. This was a spur of the moment decision whilst waiting for a 199 to go shopping.
Instead of getting off the bus at Surrey Quays Overground Station to go to the shopping centre, I carried on to Canada Water where I got on a C10 going to Victoria Station, (the Oyster reader on tis bus was not working.).
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After a meeting at Purley I Stopped off at East Croydon where I decided to Ramble Around South London seeing where the Buses and Trams would take me.
My first journey was from George street to Wimbledon on the number 4 Tram. At Wimbledon, I stopped off at Greggs for a hot slice then decided to travel back to Central London via the bus network. To this end I got a 156 which terminated at Vauxhall (going past Battersea Power Station I got to see the TBMs that are being used to create the tunnels for the Northen Line spur to the power station).
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Was going to go see the new buses on route 453 today, good job I rechecked the change over dates as it’s been pushed back to 4th October. That would have been annoying, standing there all day and no new buses to see.
Come on 4th Oct.
This picture was taken at the Recent Catford Bus Garage Centenary Open Day on May 10th 2014. See here for more pictures from that day.