London Buses route 160

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Operator Arriva Kent Thameside
Garage Dartford (DT)
Start Sidcup station
Via Chislehurst
End Catford Bridge station
Length 10 miles (16 km)
Level Daily

London Buses route 160 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Sidcup and Catford Bridge stations, it is operated by Arriva Kent Thameside.


Route 160 commenced operating on 4 May 1938 between Welling and Catford via Eltham. On 2 February 1985, it was extended from Welling to Bexleyheath garage.

On 1 September 1990 it was withdrawn between Welling and Eltham. From 15 September 1996, it was extended from Eltham to Sidcup station replacing part of withdrawn route 228.

When re-tendered, it passed from Stagecoach London's Catford garage to Arriva Kent Thameside's Dartford garage on 16 September 2006.[1] Arriva Kent Thameside successfully bid to retain the route when next tendered, with a new contract commencing on 17 September 2011.[2]

Current route[edit]


  1. ^ Bus tender results Route 160 Transport for London 9 February 2006
  2. ^ Bus tender results Route 160 Transport for London 4 March 2011

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