Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
09.10.63
BK
15RT
14RT
8RT

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel - Whitehall Road - Woodford High Road - Woodford New Road - Grove Road - Southend Road - Gants Hill - Ilford - Ilford Lane - Barking - Ripple Road - Movers Lane - River Road - Bastable Avenue - THAMES VIEW ESTATE Abridge Way
NEW ROUTE: Replaced Route 145 between Chingford and Ilford and 193 between Ilford and Thames View

179 times 1964

Scanned from Red Book dated 1.7.64

01.07.64
BK
15RT+
14RT
8RT
    1RT/169    
1964 map
Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
18.11.64
BK
15RT
15RT
8RM

Sunday service converted to Routemaster - spare from Route 23.

07.09.68
BK
16RT
13RT
7RT

CHINGFORD STATION - THAMES VIEW ESTATE Abridge Way
Chingford terminal cut back to the Station - Sunday reverted to RT operation

RT1782

RT1782 is in good company at the RFH Chingford

© John Reed

03.07.71
BK
15SMS
12SMS
5SMS

Converted to single deck OPO.
Diverted via Waterworks Corner and Woodford New Road instead of Woodford High Road

17.06.72
BK
10SMS
7SMS
5DMS

CHINGFORD STATION - BARKING London Road ( Mon-Sat ) - THAMES VIEW ESTATE Abridge Way (Sat shopping hours / Sun)
Withdrawn between Barking and Thames View Estate except Sat shopping hours and Sunday - replaced by new shuttle service 199.
Sunday service converted to double deck operation.

23.02.74
BK
10DMS
7DMS
5DMS

MS service converted to double deck operation.

11.10.75
BK
10DMS
7DMS
6DMS

CHINGFORD STATION - BARKING London Road (Mon-Fri) - THAMES VIEW ESTATE Abridge Way (Sat / Sun)
Saturday extended from Barking to Thames View Estate all day.

01.06.80
BK
10T
7T
6T

DMS type replaced by Leyland Titan.

04.09.82
BK81+
7T
6T
--

CHINGFORD STATION - BARKING London Road ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Barking and Thames View Estate - Sunday withdrawn altogether partly replaced by additional service on Route 169 between Ilford and Thames View Estate.

02.11.85
L
7LS
8LS
--

BARKING London Road - CHINGFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat )- Rangers Road - LOUGHTON GARAGE ( garage journeys)
Converted to single deck operation and transferred to Loughton (L)

LS235

LS235 Ilford Station

This image available on the
Single Deck download

24.05.86
T21+
11LS
11LS
--

BARKING London Road - CHINGFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Transferred to Leyton (T) and jointly operated with Route 179A.


17.10.87
DX11+
7dd
6dd
--
logo Contract reassigned

151

Grey Green 151 Chingford Station

This image available on the
Arriva download

19.10.96
NP
7dd
6dd
3dd
logo Contract ressigned to
Capital Citybus (NP)

BARKING London Road - CHINGFORD STATION
Sunday service re-introduced.

423

East Lancs Pyoneer 423

This image available on the
First London download

31.05.97
DM
6dd
5dd
3dd

Transferred to Dagenham (DM)

151

151 Chingford Station

This image available on the
First London download


12.01
DM
8TN
7TN
4TN

Converted to low floor double deck operation (TN) during December

TN33060

TN33060 Station Road - Chingford

This image available on the
First London download

23.03.02
RN
12TNL
11TNL
6TNL

Transferred to new depot at Rainham

20.02.10
RN
10DN
10DN
6DN

ILFORD Hainault Street - CHINGFORD STATION
Withdrawn between Ilford & Barking. Rerouted in Ilford via 123 to terminate at Hainault Street

DN33507

DN33507 Gants Hill Station

This image available on the
First London download

28.09.13
T221+
11E
10E
5E
logo New contract commenced with Stagecoach (T)

10183

Enviro400 10183 at Ilford works a short journey and supports the black & white style blind

© Robert Mighton

22.09.14
T221+
12E
10E
9E

Timetable change and South Woodford changeover point withdrawn in favour of changeovers at Gants Hill and Ilford

 

Operating Garages

BK Barking
Changeover point Barking Station

L Loughton
Changeover point at garage

T Leyton
Changeover point at South Woodford Station ( 2013 )
Ilford & Gants Hill from 2014

NP Northumberland Park
Changeover point at ?

DM Dagenham
Changeover point at ?

RN Rainham
Changeover point at ?

 

 

179 times live stands Tender Specs 179 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Wednesday, 12.07.17