Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
D
9LT
10LT
8LT
 
TB
18ST
16ST
24ST
 
TL
3ST
3ST
--

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - Liverpool Street - Monument - London Bridge - Tooley Street - Bermondsey - Surrey Docks - Deptford - Brookmill Road - Lewisham - Catford - Downham - Bromley - Bromley Common - Locks Bottom -- FARNBOROUGH George & Dragon - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey )

17.04.35
D
9LT
10LT
10LT
 
TB
18ST
16ST
25ST
 
TL
3ST
3ST
--

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Sat ) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

05.06.35
D
9LT
10LT
16LT
 
TB
18ST
16ST
25ST
 
TL
6ST
3ST
--

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey/ Sat pm ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Saturday pm extended from Farnborough to Green Street Green

02.10.35
D
9LT
10LT
8LT
 
TB
18ST
16ST
24ST
 
TL
5ST
3ST
--

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey )
Withdrawn between Farnborough to Knockholt Pound except for Mon-Fri am journey to Green Street Green)

08.04.36
D
9LT
10LT
10LT
 
TB
18ST
16ST
19ST
 
TL
5ST
3ST
--

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Sat ) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

27.05.36
D
9LT
12LT
16LT
 
TB
18ST
16ST
25ST
 
TL
6STL
4STL
--

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey/ Sat pm ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Saturday pm extended from Farnborough to Green Street Green

07.10.36
D
9LT
10LT
17LT
 
TB
23ST
19ST
15ST
 
TL
--
3ST
--

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey )
Withdrawn between Farnborough to Knockholt Pound except for Mon-Sat am journey to Green Street Green)
Mon-Fri Catford (TL) allocation withdrawn

24.03.37
D
9LT
10LT
16LT
 
TB
23ST
19ST
19ST
 
TL
--
3ST
--

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Sat ) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

28.05.37
D
10LT
12LT
16LT
 
TB
23ST
19ST
25ST
 
TL
--
3STL
--

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey/ Sat pm ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Saturday pm extended from Farnborough to Green Street Green

06.10.37
D
10STL
16STL
17STL
 
TB
23ST
19ST
16ST
 
TL
--
3STL
--

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey )
Withdrawn between Farnborough to Knockholt Pound except for Mon-Fri am journey to Green Street Green)
Dalston LT replaced by STL

20.10.37
D
10STL
10STL
17STL
 
TB
23ST
19ST
16ST

Catford (TL) allocation withdrawn

13.04.38
D
10STL
10STL
16STL
 
TB
23ST
19ST
19ST

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Sat ) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

04.05.38
D
10STL
12STL
16STL
 
TB
23ST
19ST
19ST

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey/ Sat pm ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Saturday pm extended from Farnborough to Green Street Green

12.10.38
D
10STL
10STL
17STL
 
TB
23ST
19ST
16ST

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey )
Withdrawn between Farnborough to Knockholt Pound except for Mon-Fri am journey to Green Street Green)
Dalston LT replaced by STL

05.04.39
D
10STL
10STL
16STL
 
TB
23ST
19ST
19ST

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Sat ) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

03.05.39
D
10STL
12STL
16STL
 
TB
23ST
19ST
19ST

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey/ Sat pm ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Saturday pm extended from Farnborough to Green Street Green

22.11.39
D
10STL
15STL
23STL
 
TB
22STL
14STL
12STL

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey )
Withdrawn between Farnborough to Knockholt Pound except for Mon-Fri am journey to Green Street Green)
Bromley (TB) LT replaced by STL

20.03.40
D
10STL
29STL
24STL
 
TB
29STL
14STL
12STL

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Sat ) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

15.05.40
D
12STL
29STL
24STL
 
TB
28STL
18STL
12STL

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey/ Sat pm ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Saturday pm extended from Farnborough to Green Street Green

05.06.40
D
12STL
29STL
24STL
 
TB
28STL
18STL
12STL

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Mon-Sat extended from Farnborough to Green Street Green at all times

07.11.40
D
10STL
27STL
18STL
 
TB
20STL
10ST
10STL
10ST
21STL
Express TB
12STL
12STL
--

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat )
EXPRESS SERVICE : BROMLEY MARKET PLACE - LONDON BRIDGE STN ( Mon-Sat peaks )
Withdrawn between Green Street Green and Knockholt Pound
Express service introduced

19.03.41
D
10STL
27STL
18STL
 
TB
20STL
10ST
10STL
10ST
21STL

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat )
Express service withdrawn

02.04.41
D
12STL
17STL
10ST
24STL
 
TB
28STL
11ST+
16STL
11ST
20STL
    1STL/146A    

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Sat ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Farnborough and Green Street Green
Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

29.10.41
D
12STL
18STL
24STL
 
TB
32STL
7ST+
30STL
6ST
20STL

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Mon-Sat am journey )
Sunday withdrawn between Farnborough to Knockholt Pound except for Mon-Sat am journey to Green Street Green)

21.04.43
D
12STL
18STL
21STL
 
TB
32STL
6ST
31STL
6ST
20STL

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH
Withdrawn between Farnborough and Green Street Green

27.10.43
D
12STL
16STL
18STL
 
TB
36STL
36STL
21STL

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH - GREEN STREET GREEN ( Sun mid-day journeys)
Sunday mid-day journeys extended from Farnborough to Green Street Green

25.10.44
D
12STL
16STL
18STL
 
TB
27STL
9ST
30STL
8ST
21STL

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH -
Sunday mid-day journeys withdrawn between Farnborough and Green Street Green

22.05.46
D
8STL
4ST
21STL
4ST
27STL
 
TB
25STL
17ST
24STL
17ST
30STL
8ST

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Sat ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

09.10.46
D
8STL
5ST
18STL
10ST
20STL
 
TB
40STL
6ST+
34STL
8ST
27STL
    1STL/61    

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH

30.04.47
D
13STL
24STL
10ST
27STL
 
TB
40STL
6ST+
34STL
8ST
38STL
    1STL/61 1STL/61  

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Sat ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

12.11.47
D
7STL
7ST
21STL
11ST
20STL
 
TB
29STL
10ST+
30STL
16ST
23STL
    1STL/61    

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH

05.05.48
D
14STL
31STL
27STL
 
TB
39RT+
40RT
38RT
    1STL/61    

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Sat ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound
Bromley (TB) ST/STL replaced by RT

20.10.48
D
14RT
19RT
12STL
20RT
 
TB
39RT+
40RT
23RT
    1STL/61    

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH

RT type introduced to Dalston (D)

13.04.49
D
14RT
19RT
12STL
27RT
 
TB
39RT+
40RT
38RT
    1STL/61    

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH ( Mon-Sat ) - KNOCKHOLT POUND ( Sundays )
Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

26.10.49
D
14RT
23RT/8STL
17RT
 
TB
40RT
40RT
25RT

SHOREDITCH CHURCH - FARNBOROUGH
Withdrawn between Farnborough and Knockholt Pound for winter months.

03.05.50
D
14RT
31RT
27RT
 
TB
40RT
40RT
38RT

SHOREDITCH - FARNBOROUGH (Monday-Saturday) - Sevenoaks Road - Pratts Bottom - Rushmore Hill - KNOCKHOLT POUND (Summer Sundays)
Summer Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

11.10.50
D
14RT
31RT
17RT
 
TB
40RT
40RT
25RT

SHOREDITCH - FARNBOROUGH
Withdrawn between Farnborough and Knockholt Pound for winter months.

02.05.51
D
14RT
31RT
27RT
 
TB
15RT
12RT
16RT
 
TL
25RT
28RT
22RT

SHOREDITCH - FARNBOROUGH (Monday-Saturday) - KNOCKHOLT POUND (Summer Sundays)
Summer Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

Daily TL allocation introduced. This was part of a complicated round of re-allocations connected with the opening of PM garage. Briefly though the gap at Bromley was covered by the 227 and the Route 36 was transferred from TL to PM making room for the 47.

17.10.51
D
14RT
31RT
17RT
 
TB
15RT
12RT
11RT
 
TL
25RT
28RT
15RT

SHOREDITCH - FARNBOROUGH
Withdrawn between Farnborough and Knockholt Pound for winter months.

14.05.52
D
14RT
31RT
27RT
 
TB
15RT
12RT
5RT
 
TL
25RT
28RT
33RT

SHOREDITCH - FARNBOROUGH (Monday-Saturday) - KNOCKHOLT POUND (Summer Sundays)
Summer Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound

22.10.52
D
14RT
31RT
18RT
 
TB
15RT
12RT
8RT
 
TL
25RT
28RT
25RT

SHOREDITCH - FARNBOROUGH
Withdrawn between Farnborough and Knockholt Pound for winter months.

06.05.53
D
14RT
31RT
27RT
 
TB
15RT
11RT
5RT
 
TL
25RT
29RT
33RT

SHOREDITCH - FARNBOROUGH (Monday-Saturday) - KNOCKHOLT POUND (Summer Sundays)
Summer Sunday extended from Farnborough to Knockholt Pound (last season)

07.10.53
D
14RT
31RT
19RT
 
TB
15RT
12RT
9RT
 
TL
25RT
28RT
14RT

SHOREDITCH - FARNBOROUGH
Withdrawn between Farnborough and Knockholt Pound for good.

19.05.54
D
23RTL
31RTL
19RTL
 
TB
15RT
12RT
9RT
 
TL
25RT
28RT
14RT

D changed from RT to RTL.

16.10.57
D
18RTL
37RTL
8RTL
 
TB
10RT
7RT
7RT
 
TL
17RT
10RT
25RT

SHOREDITCH - BROMLEY GARAGE (Monday-Saturday) - FARNBOROUGH (Sundays)
Monday-Saturday section from Bromley Garage to Farnborough replaced by New Route 199

30.04.58
D
18RTL
37RTL
8RTL
 
TB
10RT
7RT+
6RT
 
TL
17RT
10RT
32RT

1958 times

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List

19.07.61
D
15RTL
34RTL
6RTL
 
TB
10RT
6RT
8RT
 
TL
20RT
16RT
29RT

STOKE NEWINGTON - Dalston Junction - Kingsland Road - Shoreditch - - BROMLEY GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) - FARNBOROUGH (Sun)
Daily extended from Shoreditch to Stoke Newington as part of the Trolleybus Replacement program.

RTL144

This fine shot of RTL144 at the Shoreditch stand is part of the

Jeff Lloyd collection


28.02.62
D
15RTL
27RTL
8RTL
 
TB
10RT
6RT
10RT
 
TL
20RT
14RT
28RT

STAMFORD HILL (Sun) - STOKE NEWINGTON ( Mon-Sat ) - BROMLEY GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) - FARNBOROUGH (Sun)
Sunday extended from Stoke Newington to Stamford Hill

09.10.63
D
15RTL
19RTL/10RTW
6RTL
 
TB
12RT
5RT
7RT
 
TL
18RT
14RT
30RT

RTW type introduced on Saturdays from D (spare from Route 11)

27.01.65
D
14RTL
18RTL/6RTW
6RTL
 
TB
11RT
5RT
7RT
 
TL
20RT
20RT
23RT

STAMORD HILL (MS except evenings/Sundays) - STOKE NEWINGTON (MS evenings) - FARNBOROUGH
Monday-Saturday extended from Stoke Newington to Stamford Hill and from Bromley Garage to Farnborough replacing part of withdrawn 199.

RT220

RT220 seen in 1965 as the blind proves

This image available with the
Nostalgia download

03.10.65
D
14RTL
15RTL/9RTW
6RTL
 
TB
11RT
5RT
--
 
TL
20RT
20RT
25RT

Sunday TB allocation withdrawn.

31.12.66
D
12RTL
22RM
8RM
 
TB
12RT
--
--
 
TL
17RT
20RT
22RT

STAMFORD HILL (Mon-Fri except evgs/Sat am/Sun except evgs) - STOKE NEWINGTON (Mon-Fri evgs) - SHOREDITCH (Sat pm/Sun evgs) - FARNBOROUGH
Saturday pm and Sunday evenings withdrawn between Shoreditch and Stamford Hill.
Saturday TB allocation withdrawn. RM type allocated to D at weekends.

15.06.68
D
12RT
22RM
8RM
 
TB
12RT
--
--
 
TL
17RT
20RT
22RT

RTL type withdrawn.

24.01.70
D
9RT
13RM
7RM
 
TB
12RT
--
--
 
TL
17RT
21RT
19RT

SHOREDITCH - FARNBOROUGH
Withdrawn between Shoreditch and Stamford Hill

16.01.71
D
--
18RM
7RM
 
CT
9RT
9RM
--
 
TB
12RT
--
--
 
TL
18RT
14RT
16RT

Monday-Friday D allocation withdrawn. Monday-Saturday CT allocation introduced.

08.01.72
D
9RT
19RM
7RM
 
TB
12RT
--
--
 
TL
18RT
16RT
16RT

Monday-Friday D allocation re-introduced.. Monday-Saturday CT allocation withdrawn.

26.01.75
D101+
9RM
15RM
5RM
 
TB151+
8RM
--
--
 
TL211+
18RM
19RM
16RM

RM type introduced on a daily basis.
25.04.81
AG101+
9RM
11RM
5RM
 
TB151+
13RM
--
--
 
TL211+
17RM
24RM
16RM

D garage closed - allocation moved to AG.

04.09.82
TB151+
7RM
6RM
5RM
 
TL211+
19RM
13RM
12RM

SHOREDITCH - BROMLEY GARAGE
Withdrawn between Bromley Garage and Farnborough - replaced by New 261.
AG allocation withdrawn. A weekend allocation re-introduced at TB.

25.08.84
TB151+
7RM
6RM
5RM
 
TL211+
19Tc
13Tc
12Tc

RM vehicles at TB replaced by T crew buses.

RM676

RM676 Lewisham Station

This image available with Routemaster family downloadat the Bus Photos page


28.09.84
TB151+
7Tc
6Tc
5Tc
 
TL211+
19Tc
13Tc
12Tc

RM vehicles at TB replaced by T crew buses.

T1006

T1006 Lewisham complete with"Pay Conductor" board

This image available with the
Titan download

27.04.85
TL211+
18Tc
6Tc
5Tc

SHOREDITCH - DOWNHAM WAY Bromley Road
Withdrawn between Downham and Bromley - withdrawn section covered by new 47A.
TB allocation withdrawn.

25.10.86
TL211+
22T
15T
13T

Converted to One Person Operation.
19.11.88
TL211+
20T
10T
11T

SHOREDITCH - CATFORD GARAGE
Withdrawn between Catford Garage and Downham.

29.06.95
TL211+
14dd
12dd
10dd

Leyland Olympians introduced.

L123

Olympian L123 Surrey Quays

This image available on the
Leyland Olympian download


18.09.99
TL211+
16dd
15dd
9dd

Rerouted via Canada Water Bus Station

VN107

Volvo VN107 seen at ?

This image available with the
Stagecoach  download


20.12.99
TL211+
16dd
15dd
9dd

Olympian type withdrawn.

05.10.01
TL211+
17TAS
16TAS
10TAS

Low floor dd introduction.

TAS469

TAS469 London Bridge

This image available with the
Stagecoach  download

21.01.06
TL211+
17TAS
16TAS
10TAS

Renewal of contract.

22.01.11
TL211+
18TAS
16TAS
10TAS

Renewal of contract.

10136

Selkent Ambassador 10136
Photo taken at Gracechurch Street/Leadenhall Street Dec 2014.

© Alan Clarke

12.01.15
TL211+
20TAS
17TAS
11TAS
 
WH301+
10TAS
--
--

Supplementary service between London Bridge and Lewisham whilst works are carried out at London Bridge Station - these buses operated by West Ham (WH)

47 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
14.03.15
TL211+
20TAS
18TAS
12TAS
 
WH301+
5TAS
--
--

Frequency decrease on supplementary service - date withdrawn ?   

27.03.15
TL211+
20TAS
18TAS
12TAS

Last day of supplementary service - WH withdrawn

12.09.15
TL211+
20TAS
18TAS
12TAS
 
TL151+
4E
4E
4E

Route N47 withdrawn - 47 revised to run 24 hour

23.01.16
TL211+
21E
18E
12E
 
TL151+
4E
4E
4E

Contract renewal with new buses

13090

13090 seen in Bishopsgate

© Alan Clarke

07.05.16
TL211+
21E
17E
11E
 
TL151+
5E
5E
5E

CATFORD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET - SHOREDITCH High Street ( Early am / Late pm )
Curtailed at Liverpool Street except early am and late pm

29.10.16
TL211+
21E
17E
11E
 
TL151+
5E
5E
5E

CATFORD GARAGE - TOWER BRIDGE ROAD  - SHOREDITCH High Street ( Early am / Late pm )
Curtailed at Tower Bridge Road except early am and late pm

17.12.16
TL211+
21E
17E
11E
 
TL151+
5E
5E
5E

CATFORD GARAGE - LIVERPOOL STREET  - SHOREDITCH High Street ( Early am / Late pm )
Service restored to Liverpool Street

30.09.17
TL211+
22E
19E
14E
 
TL151+
5E
5E
5E

CATFORD GARAGE - SHOREDITCH High Street
Normal service restored to Shoreditch

Operating Garages

TB Bromley
Changeover point Garage

TL Catford
Changeover point at garage

D Dalston
Changeover point at Shoreditch or Liverpool Street

AG Ash Grove
Changeover point at Shoreditch or Liverpool Street

CT Clapton
Changeover point at Shoreditch or Liverpool Street

WH West Ham
Changeover point at ?

 

 

 

 

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© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Wednesday, 04.10.17