118 to MitchamCarshalton 2007

Timetable - routes 59, 118


On 15 April, a former Streatham-based RT will operate limited journeys on the 118 and 59, between Mitcham Cricketers and Streatham Common (118) and between Streatham Common and Chipstead Valley or West Croydon (59).


Detailed times here.  Full timetables for all services are in the illustrated programme.
Main boarding points

Mitcham Cricketers, stop S (connections with 77B, 88, 115A, 711)

West Croydon Station, stop WB or WS  (connections with 403, 408, 725)

Purley, High St stop G or Banstead Rd stop Y (connections with 234A)


More about the 59 and 118 here.

RT236 was briefly allocated to BN in early 1975.  This shot was probably taken on a Saturday, when BN ran RTs and AK RMs on the 118.  There looks to be plenty of life left in the RT, but it was destroyed by fire at North Weald two years later.

Photo © John Parkin