Route History

20A fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
19.05.54
L
8STD
12STD
5STD
New Route

LEYTONSTONE Green Man  -  DEBDEN BROADWAY
This new Route introduced to serve the new Debden Estate - the resources made available by extending route 20 short workings from Loughton Garage to Debden.

16.03.55
L
8RT
10RT
5RT

STL type replaced by RT,

20a times
30.04.58
L
8RT+
10RT+
5RT
    1RT/20 1RT/38A  

020a map
The keen observer will notice that the route duplicates Green Line 720 / 720A between Loughton and Leytonstone
Extracted from 1958 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
07.09.68
L
12RT
10RT
4RT

Mon-Fri Route increased with Route 20 withdrawal.

RT4579

RT4579 is seen leaving the Debden terminus

© Malcolm Allan

09.10.76
L21+
8DMS
5DMS
4DMS

LEYTONSTONE Green Man  -  EPPING St Margarets Hospital. 
Converted to One Person Operation.
The northern section exchanged with Route 20.

DMS603

DMS603 Epping Green

This image available with the
Nostalgia 2 download


26.01.82
L21+
8T
7T
4T

DMS type replaced by Leyland Titan.

London Bus Routes: Route 20A: Leytonstone - Debden Broadway &emdash; Route 20A, London Transport, T393, KYV393X 

24.04.82
L21+
1T
1T
--

CHIGWELL West Hatch School (SDO journeys)  Chigwell Rise - Roding Lane - Buckhurst Hill - Palmerston Road - Loughton High Road - LOUGHTON STATION,  -  EPPING St Margarets Hospital (Mon-Fri except evenings and Saturday shopping hours)
Sunday w.ithdrawn between Loughton and Leytonstonea
Route restricted at other times to Mon-Fri except evenings and Saturday shopping hours partly replaced by Route 235 between Woodford Wells and Leytonstone

04.09.82
L21+
1LS
1LS
--

Converted from double deck T operation to single deck Leyland National operation.

04.12.82
Route withdrawn - partly replaced by new 201.

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Garages

L Loughton
Crew Changeover point at garage