London Buses route 403

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Wright Pulsar Gemini bodied VDL DB250 in Croydon
in September 2013
Operator Arriva London
Garage Croydon (TC)
Vehicle DAF DB250LF / Wright Pulsar Gemini 10.2m
Peak vehicle requirement 7
Start Warlingham
Via South Croydon
Hamsey Green
Warlingham Green
End West Croydon station
Length 7 miles (11 km)
Level Daily
Frequency 12-20 minutes
Journey time 24-35 minutes

London Buses route 403 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Warlingham and West Croydon station, it is operated by Arriva London.


Route 403 commenced operating on 1 December 1924. It was operated by East Surrey Transport. By 1 January 1932. the route was being operated by London General. From 1 July 1933 until 21 December 1969 London Transport operated the route. From 1 July 1970 the route was operated by London Country Bus Services.

On 9 August 1986, route 403 became a London Regional Transport route operated by London Country South West between Cheam and Tatsfield. On 30 October 1989, the contract was reassigned to South London's Croydon garage.[1]

On 31 August 1991, the route was withdrawn between Cheam and West Croydon station being replaced by route 407. On 29 October 1994, the route was withdrawn between Warlingham Park Hospital and Tatfield with the route passing to London & Country.[1]

On 16 December 2000, route 403 was withdrawn between West Croydon station and Walingham Park Hospital.[1]

Current Route[edit]

Route 403 operates via these primary locations:[2]


  1. ^ a b c Route 403 London Bus Routes
  2. ^ Route 403 Map Transport for London

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