Route History


27.04.60
AR
7RTW+
4RTW
--
    1RTL/73    
 
WW
15RM
8RM
4RM

MANOR HOUSE - Tottenham Hale - Forest Road - Walthamstow - South Woodford - Southend Road - Gants Hill - ILFORD STATION
TROLLEYBUS REPLACEMENT ROUTE for TB 623 and part replacement for withdrawn section of service 41.

1961 times
Scanned from 1961 Red Book
123 entry
Taken from May 1960 allocation book which is available for sale as a pdf download
01.02.64
AR
8RM
6RM
--
 
WW
15RM
4RM
8RM

Tottenham (AR) replace RTW's with Routemasters.

03.10.65
WW
21RM
10RM
8RM

Tottenham (AR) allocation withdrawn in favour of an increase at Walthamstow (WW).

09.09.68
WN
--
8RM
6RM
 
WW
29RM
15RM
5RM

ENFIELD - Winchmore Hill - Palmers Green - Turnpike Lane - Bruce Grove - Tottenham Hale - Walthamstow - South Woodford - Gants Hill - ILFORD STATION
Re-Routed at Tottenham Hale to Enfield instead of Manor House replacing withdrawn section of Route 275. Manor House section replaced by new Route 241.
Revised to run in two sections
Enfield Town & WALTHAMSTOW Beacontree Avenue
Tottenham Hale & Ilford
Saturday & Sunday Wood Green (WN) allocation introduced.

1968 enty

Extracted from September 1968 allocation book

Note that there were no through buses Enfield to Ilford

22.03.69
AD
12RM
--
-
 
WN
--
8RM
4RM
 
WW
19RM
15RM
7RM

Mon-Fri Palmers Green (AD) allocation added at the expense of Walthamstow (WW). Walthamstow compensated by part of Route 34 allocation from AD.

RM35
This shot of RM35  was taken in Bruce Grove on the approach side of the station - the bingo hall can be seen in the background as well as the car parts and accessories shop/


Photographer unknown

14.12.75
AD
13RM
--
-
 
WN
--
7DM
--
 
WW
16RM
13RM
9RM

Saturday (WN) allocation converted to crew Daimler operation - Sunday WN withdrawn.

19.03.77
WW31+
23DMS
16DMS
8DMS

WINCHMORE HILL - ILFORD
CONVERTED TO ONE PERSON OPERATION
and withdrawn between Winchmore Hill and Enfield Town.
Palmers Green (AD) and Wood Green (WN) allocations withdrawn.

DMS73

DM73 Wood Green High Road

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 CD

15.09.81
WW31+
24T
18T
8T

Daimler (DMS) replaced by Leyland Titan (T).

02.02.85
WW31+
18T
18T
7T

Rerouted towards Ilford via Turnpike Lane Stn.

19.11.88
WW31+
16T
15T
7T

WOOD GREEEN GARAGE - ILFORD
Withdrawn between Wood Green and Winchmore Hill.

T297

The only clue that T297 is in Enfield is the 121 behind

This image available on the
Leyland Titan CD

26.10.91
DM
16ON
16ON
6ON
logo Operation transferred to Capital Citybus Dagenham Depot

WOOD GREEN Redvers Road - ILFORD
Terminal at Wood Green changed.

406

Dennis Arrow 406 Turnpike Lane

This image available on the
First London download

08.07.98
DM
17ON
17ON
13ON
logo Capital Citybus acquired by First Group
158

Leyland Olympian 158 at Ilford

This image available on the
First London download

26.02.00
DM
18ON
17ON
13ON

Start of new contract

123 map
Scanned from Feb 2000 leaflet
23.03.02
R
18TNL
17TNL
13TNL

Allocation moved to Rainham.

TNL1088

TNL1088 Wood Green High Road

This image available on the
First London download

 

05.03.05
AR131+
18VLA
18VLA
15VLA
logo Contract reassigned

NEW CONTRACT - awarded to Arriva London North - operated from Tottenham Garage (AR)

VLA76

VLA76 is seen in Cranbrook Road

This image available on the
Arriva download

06.03.10
AR131+
18VLA
18VLA
12VLA

Contract extended for two years

03.03.12
AR131+
18VLA
18VLA
12VLA

Contract renewal

01.03.14
AR131+
--
18VLA
12VLA
 
EC131+
19VLA
--
--

Partly reallocated from Tottenham (AR) to Edmonton (EC) although worked by Tottenham drivers

DW314
DW314 Wood Green
© Lawrence living
21.07.14
AR131+
--
18VLA
12VLA
 
EC131+
19VLA
--
--

ILFORD  -  WOOD GREEN
Diverted temporarily eastbound via Lordship Lane omitting Turnpike Lane Station

08.11.14
AR131+
--
18VLA
12VLA
 
EC131+
19VLA
--
--

ILFORD  -  WOOD GREEN
Service eastbound restored via Turnpike Lane Station

19/20.08.16
AR131+
--
5VLA
13VLA
 
EC131+
19VLA
13VLA
--
Night service
AR31+
--
4VLA
4VLA

Friday & Saturday all night service added in connection with Victoria Line running all night

15.10.16
AR131+
19VLA
18VLA
13VLA
Night service
AR31+
--
4VLA
4VLA

Edmonton (EC) allocation withdrawn

04.03.17
AR131+
19VLA
18VLA
13VLA
Night service
AR31+
--
4VLA
4VLA

ILFORD  -  WOOD GREEN
Contract extended for two years

 

 

 
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Operating Garages

AD Palmers Green
Changeover point outside garage.

WN Wood Green
Changeover point outside garage.

AR Tottenham
Changeover point Monument Way

EC Edmonton
Changeover point Monument Way

WW Walthamstow
Changeover point Bell Corner

DM Dagenham
Changeover point Ilford

R Rainham
Changeover point Ilford