Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
24.09.88
PT41+
ex 165
ex 165
ex 165

WENNINGTON Waggon & Horses - Wennington Road - Rainham Broadway - Rainham Road - Cherry Tree Lane (garage journeys) - MARDYKE ESTATE - Frederick Road - New Road - Cherry Tree Lane - Southend Road - Mungo Park Road - Elm Park Station - Abbs Cross Road - Hornchurch Road - Roneo Corner - Romford Station - ROMFORD MARKET (Mon-Fri mid-day) - North Street - ROMFORD Parkside Hotel (Mon-Fri peaks/Sat/Sun) - Collier Row Lane - Collier Row - Clockhouse Lane - HAVERING PARK Hunters Grove (MS evenings)
NEW ROUTE operated by EnsignBus from their Purfleet base
  operated jointly with Route 165

EB284

324 Romford Station

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29.09.90
DM41+
ex 165
ex 165
ex 165

Ensignbus operations sold to Capital Citibus and operated from Dagenham - vehicles displayed Ensign Citybus

107

Metrobus 107 Romford Station

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First London download

14.09.91
DM51+
8dd
7dd
3dd

MARDYKE ESTATE - HAVERING PARK Hunters Grove
Daily service revised to run from Mardyke Estate to Havering Park replacing Route 165 between Romford and Havering Park. Wennington journeys withdrawn.


28.09.96
DM51+
8dd
7dd
3dd

NEW CONTRACT - no change of contractor or service.


29.09.01
DM51+
10M
10M
6M

Contract renewal

365 map
25.11.06
DM51+
10TN
10TN
6TN

Rerouted via Queens Hospital

TN33054

TN33054 Collier Row Lane

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First London download

27.09.08
DM
10DN
10DN
6DN
   
3TN
3TN
3TN

Contract renewal and all night service introduced making 24hr service

DN33548

DN33548 Romford Town Centre

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First London download

28.09.13
RM161+
10sc
10sc
6sc
 
NS41+
3SC
3SC
3sc

HAVERING PARK - ORCHARD VILLAGE
The Mardyke Estate terminal point moved fromLower Mardyke Road to New Road and has been renamed ORCHARD VILLAGE as part of Havering Council's beautification policy !!
New contract - operation transferred from First to Stagecoach East London (RM) and night service to (NS)

15028

Scania 15028 seen at Elm Park sporting new black and white blinds to the renamed destination

© Robert Mighton

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Operating Garages

Ensignbus - Purfleet
Crew changeover point Romford Station

First Capital - Dagenham
Crew changeover point Romford Station

RM Rainham
Crew changeover point Romford Station. ferry vans used to shutle drivers to and from garage

Stands and turning points