Route History

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25.01.03
HK21+
11HTL
10HTL
8HTL
LOGO NEW ROUTE

HACKNEY WICK - Bethnal Green - Shoreditch - Bank - MANSION HOUSE STN
Hackney Wick Eastway - Wick Road - Victoria Park Road - Mare Street - Cambridge Heath Station - Cambridge Heath Road - Bethnal Green (Central Line) Station - Bethnal Green Road - Shoreditch High Street - Norton Folgate - Liverpool Street Station - Bishopsgate - Threadneedle Street - Bank Station - Queen Victoria Street - Mansion House Station

MANSION HOUSE STN - Bank - Shoreditch - Bethnal Green - HACKNEY WICK
MANSION HOUSE STN - Queen Victoria Street - Bank Station - Threadneedle Street - Bishopsgate - Liverpool Street Station - Norton Folgate - Shoreditch High Street - Bethnal Green Road - Bethnal Green (Central Line) Station - Cambridge Heath Road - Cambridge Heath Station - Mare Street - Hackney - Well Street - Cassland Road - Wick Road - Hackney Wick Eastway
NEW ROUTE
serving new Road ( Victoria Park Road)

25.09.04
HK21+
11HTL
10HTL
8HTL

BLACKFRIARS STATION - Queen Victoria Street - Bank - Shoreditch - Bethnal Green - HACKNEY WICK
Extended from Mansion House Stn along Queen Victoria Street to BLACKFRIARS STATION


16.08.08
HK21+
13HTL
11HTL
10HTL

TEMPLE STATION - Victoria Embankment - Blackfriars - Queen Victoria Street - Bank - Shoreditch - Bethnal Green - HACKNEY WICK
Extended from Blackfriars to Temple Station - buses continue along Victoria Embankment to stand in Northumberland Avenue - returning via Whitehall and Whitehall Place

HTL13

HTL13 LIVERPOOL STREET

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01.11.08
HK21+
13HTL
11HTL
10HTL

EMBANKMENT STATION - Victoria Embankment - Blackfriars - Queen Victoria Street - Bank - Shoreditch - Bethnal Green - HACKNEY WICK
Extended from Temple Station to Embankment Station livening up a previous dead running


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HK21+
13HTL
11HTL
10HTL

Hackney Wick stand altered from Eastway to Chapman Road.

23.01.10
HK21+
13HTL
11HTL
10HTL

Contract renewal

24.03.12
HK21+
13HTL
11HTL
10HTL

BLACKFRIARS STATION - Queen Victoria Street - Bank - Shoreditch - Bethnal Green - HACKNEY WICK
Withdrawn between Blackfriars and Embankment

14.12.13
HK21+
14HTL
14HTL
10HTL

BLACKFRIARS STATION - Queen Victoria Street - Mansion House Station - Queen Victoria Street - Bank Station - Threadneedle Street - Bishopsgate - Liverpool Street Station - Norton Folgate - Shoreditch High Street - Bethnal Green Road - Bethnal Green (Central Line) Station - Cambridge Heath Road - Cambridge Heath Station - Mare Street - Hackney - Well Street - Cassland Road - Wick Road - Hackney Wick - Eastway - Waterden Road - Westfield Avenue - Montfichet Road - STRATFORD CITY BUS STATION
Extended from Hackney Wick to Stratford City

24.01.15
HK21+
15HTL
13HTL
10HTL

Contract extended for two years

21.01.17
HK21+
15E
13E
10E

STRATFORD CITY  -  BLACKFRIARS
Contract renewal with new ADL E40H buses

HEA1

HEA1 turning left into Mare Street at Bethnal Green

© Lawrence Living

London Bus Routes: Route 388: Elephant & Castle - Stratford City &emdash; Route 388, CT Plus, SD2, YR59NPC, Stratford 

SD2 at Stratford

© Graham Walker

08.04.17
HK161+
18E
17E
13E

STRATFORD CITY  -  ELEPHANT & CASTLE
STRATFORD CITY BUS STATION  - Montfichet Road - Westfield Avenue - Waterden Road - Eastway - Wick Road - Victoria Park Road - Mare Street - Cambridge Heath Road - Bethnal Green Road - Shoreditch High Street - Norton Folgate - Bishopsgate - Wormwood Street - London Wall - Museum Of London Roundabout - St Martin's Le Grand - Cheapside - New Change - Cannon Street - Friday Street - Queen Victoria Street - Blackfriars Bridge - Blackfriars Road - St George's Circus - London Road - Elephant And Castle - Newington Causeway  -  ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Withdrawn between Bishopsgate and Blackfriars and diverted instead via Route 100 to Elephant & Castle
RUNNING NUMBER SEQUENCE CHANGE

388 Central London section
Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
Greater London Bus Map

Operating Garage

HK Ash Grove
Crew changeover point at garage

388 times 388 live 388 stands Tender Specs

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Wednesday, 09.05.18