Route History

Route 1 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
BK
6LT+
4LT+
--
 
1LT/23
5LT/23
--
 
G
--
--
9LT


CREEKMOUTH Power Station  - River Road - Barking - East Ham - UPTON PARK Bloeyn ( Daily irregular service )
Previously numbered 163

23c map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
17.04.35
BK
6LT+
4LT+
6LT
 
1LT/23
5LT/23
--

Sunday only Forest Gate (G) allocation withdrawn

18.11.42
BK
8LT+
6LT+
ex RT/9
 
2LT/23
3LT/23
--

CREEKMOUTH Power Station  -  BARKING Blakes Corner ( Daily irregular )
Withdrawn between Barking & Upton Park

08.03.44
BK
8LT+
4LT+
ex RT/9
 
1LT/23
4LT/23
--

CREEKMOUTH Power Station  -  BARKING Blakes Corner ( Daily irregular )  -  Longbridge Road  -  Fair Cross  -  Bennetts Castle Lane  -  BECONTREE Chittys Lane ( Mon-Fri pm peak journeys )
Mon-Fri pm peaks extended from Barking to Becontree

03.05.50
BK
8RTW+
3RTW+
5RTW+
7G/23
1G/23B
1G/175
6G/23
2RTL/62
2RTL/87
5RTL/9

CREEKMOUTH Power Station  -  BARKING Blakes Corner ( Daily irregular )  --  BECONTREE Chittys Lane ( Mon-Fri peak hours )
Mon-Fri am peaks extended from Barking to Becontree ( I am not sure when this change occured but am journeys were shown in the 1949 red book )
RTW Type introduced

02.05.51
BK
7RTL+
3RTL+
5RTL+
    7G/23
1RTL/23B
1RTL/87
1G/175
6G/23
2RTL/62
2RTL/87
5RTL/9

Converted to RTL operation.

19.09.51
BK
7RTL+
3RTL+
6RTL+
    7G/23
1RTL/23B
1RTL/87
1G/175
7G/23
2RTL/62
2RTL/87
5RTL/9


CREEKMOUTH Power Station  -  CREEKMOUTH Remplo Works ( Mon-Fri journeys )  -  BARKING Blakes Corner ( Daily irregular )  --  BECONTREE Chittys Lane ( Mon-Fri peak hours )
Mon-Fri journeys diverted at Creekmouth to Remploy Works

1952 map
Extracted from 1952 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
01.05.57
BK
8RTL+
3RTL+
6RTL+
    6RTL/23
1RTL/23B
1RTL/87
1RTL/175
7RTL/23
2RTL/62
2RTL/87
5RTL/9

CREEKMOUTH Power Station  -  BARKING Blakes Corner ( Daily irregular )  --  BECONTREE Chittys Lane ( Mon-Fri peak hours )
Mon-Fri journeys Remploy Works journeys withdrawn.

23C times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
26.11.58
BK
7RT+
2RT+
3RT+
    5RT/23
1RT/87
1RT/23
1RT/62
2RT/87
2RT/174
4RT/9

Converted to RT operation.

31.12.66
BK
8RT+
2RT+
--
    1RT/145 3RT/62 4RT/9

CREEKMOUTH - BARKING (Daily journeys) - BECONTREE (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday Route withdrawn after 1600

RT810

RT810 at the dismal Creekmouth terminus

© Malcolm Allan


07.09.68
BK
8RT+
2RT+
--
    1RT/145 3RT/62
--

CREEKMOUTH ( Mon-Sat ) - BARKING ( Sat ) - BECONTREE (Mon-Fri peaks)
Sunday Route withdrawn.

1968 entry
Taken from September 1968 allocation book

 

10.03.73
9.2.73 Last day of operation

Operating Garage

BK Barking
Changeover point at garage.