Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
U
22TD+
25TD
20TD
    1TD/25C    
Mon-Fri allocation joint with Route 104

NORTH WOOLWICH Free Ferry - Royal Albert Dock - High Street South - East Ham - High Street North - Manor Park - Aldersbrook Road - WANSTEAD The George The

17.04.35
U
26TD
28TD
31TD
Mon-Fri allocation joint with Route 104

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD The George ( Mon-Sat / Winter Suns )- Snaresbrook - South Woodford - Woodford Bridge - Chigwell Row - LAMBOURNE END ( Summer Sundays )
Summer Sundays extended from Wanstead to Lambourne End

05.06.35
U
26TD
28TD
31TD
Mon-Fri allocation joint with Route 104

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD The George ( Mon-Fri / Sat am / Suns ) - LAMBOURNE END ( Summer Sundays )
Summer Saturday pm extended from Wanstead to Lambourne End

02.10.35
U
20TD
26TD
20TD
Mon-Fri allocation joint with Route 104

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD The George ( Daily )
Suspended between Wanstead and Lambourne End for winter months

This pattern continued until 08.04.42 when the Summer extension from Wanstead to Lambourne End was withdrawn for the duration

05.07.44
U
62LT
71LT
40LT

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD Woodbine Place ( Daily )
Wanstead terminal altered to Woodbine Place instead of George

22.05.46
U
63G+
68G
59G
    3LT/15    

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD Woodbine Place (Mon-Sat ) - LAMBOURNE END ( Summer Sundays )
Summer Sunday service reinstated between Wanstead and Lambourne End

101 map

Extracted from 1952 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

19.05.54
U
64RT
60RT
37RT

Converted to RT operation.

RT1288

RT1288 is in good company here with terminating trolleybuses from West Ham (WH)

This image available on the
Nostalgia download

06.10.54
U
56RT
57RT
30RT

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD
Withdrawn between Wanstead and Lambourne End

30.04.58
U
47RT
51RT
25RT
101 times 1958
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
rt1206

RT1206 Royal; Albert Dock

This image available on the
RT download

30.10.71
U
20RT
18RML
8RML

Weekend operation converted to RML - buses spare from Route 15.

rml2528

RML2528 usually seen on Route 15 is probably seen here on a weekend duty

This image available with the RML download

28.10.72
U
20RM
18RML
8RML

Mon-Fri operation converted to Routemaster.

RM126

RM126 Wanstead Flats

This image available with the Routemaster download

30.04.78
U
16DM
16DM
6DM

Converted to DM crew type.

DM937

DM937 is seen at Wanstead

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

04.09.82
U
15T
14T
6T

CONVERTED TO OPO.

T649

T649 Cyprus

This image available on the
Titan download

05.11.94
U
14SLW
15SLW
9SLW

CONVERTED TO LOW FLOOR SINGLE DECK OPERATION.

SLW26 S47
The new order represented here by SLW26 on a short working to Aldersbrook Road
Scania S47 subs for a single decker
This image available on the
Single Deck download
This image available on the
Stagecoach  download

05.03.05
U61+
16TA
16TA
12TA

Contract renewal - Converted to double deck operation (TA)


17.12.05
U61+
11TA
11TA
7TA

WANSTEAD STATION - GALLIONS REACH Shopping Park
Withdrawn between Cyprus and North Woolwich and diverted instead to GallIons Reach.


07.11.08
U61+
11TA
11TA
14TA

Diverted at Woolwich Manor Way to run via new Beckton Bus Station

 

17.09.11
BK61+
11TA
11TA
12TA

Upton Park garage closure - allocation moved to Barking (BK)

17583

Trident 17583 at Beckton Bus Station

This image available on the
Stagecoach  download

03.03.12
BK61+
11E
11E
12E

Contract renewal with new Enviro 400 buses

19852

Enviro 19852 Beckton Bus Station

This image available on the
Stagecoach  download

04.03.17
RR51+
12WVL
12WVL
10WVL
logo Contract reassigned to Go Ahead

WVL470

WVL470 is seen here at East Ham in the East London Transit livery inherited from the EL group. They were promoted to LT type making the WVL's spare for the newly won contract

© Lawrence Living

Operating Garages

U Upton Park
Changeover point at East Ham Town Hall - The crews were allowed 13 minutes travelling time.

BK Barking
Changeover point at East Ham Town Hall

RR River Road, Barking
Changeover point at Beckton Station

Current times for Route 101 live 101 stands Tender Specs Route 101 fares

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Friday, 10.03.17