Route History

Route 162 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.02.60
BK
4RT
--
--
 
WH
8RM
11RM
5RM

STRATFORD - Plashet Road - Green Street - Upton Park - East Ham - Barking - Goodmayes Lane - LITTLE HEATH Haw Bush
NEW TROLLEYBUS REPLACEMANT ROUTE:

Replaced part of circular 689/690 and part of withdrawn 62 between Barking and Little Heath.

11.10.61
BK
5RT
--
--
 
WH
4RM
7RM
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STRATFORD - Plashet Road - Green Street - Upton Park - East Ham - Barking - Barking Garage - Lodge Avenue - MAYESBROOK PARK Roundhouse ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat service rerouted at Barking to Mayesbrook Park - the withdrawn section between Barking and Little Heath provided by 238 / 238A.
Sunday service remained unaltered but renumbered 162A

London transport RM257 on route 162 Stratford 1960's. 

RM257 waits on the cobbles at Stratford Broadway

Click image for more detail

 

09.10.63
WH
9RM
7RM
--

Barking (BK) allocation withdrawn.

1964 map
Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
01.07.64
WH
9RM
7RM
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1964 TIMES
Scanned from July 1964 Red Book
27.01.65
WH
10RM
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--

WANSTEAD STATION - Wanstead Flats - Forest Gate - Green Street - Upton Park - Barking - Barking Garage - Lodge Avenue - MAYESBROOK PARK Roundhouse (Mon-Fri)
Mon-Fri diverted at Upton Park to Wanstead instead of Stratford - replacing Route 40 which was cut back from Wanstead to Wanstead Flats
Saturday service remained unaltered but renumbered 162A.

1965 times
Taken from Alterations ( no.1 ) Booklet dated 18 November 1964
31.12.66
U
9RM
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--

West Ham (WH) allocation transferred to Upton Park (U).

18.04.70
U
8RM
7RML
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WANSTEAD - MAYESBROOK PARK Roundhouse ( Mon-Sat )
Saturday service introduced with RML.

30.10.71
U
9SMS
9SMS
--

Converted to single deck OPO operation.

SMS703

SMS703 Woodgrange Road, Forest Gate

This image available with the
Single Deck download

21.06.77
U151+
9DMS
9DMS
--

Converted to double deck operation.

London Bus Routes: Route 162: Wanstead - Mayesbrook Park &emdash; Route 162, London Transport, DMS1924, KUC924P 

DMS1924 seen in Barking

© Clive A Brown

28.10.78
U151+
6DMS
8DMS
--

Rerouted at Wanstead park via dames Road instead of Forest Road and Woodford Road.

26.04.81
U151+
6T
8T
--

Converted to Titan operation.

04.09.82
BK41+
7T
6T
--

Upton park (U) allocation transferred to Barking (BK).

T129

T129 Barking Station

This image available with the
Titan download

14.09.91
BK41+
6T
7T
--

WANSTEAD - BARKING GARAGE   ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Barking Garage and Mayesbrook Park.

25.09.93
Route withdrawn - replaced between Wanstead and Forest Gate by New Route 308

Operating Garages

BK Barking
Changeover point Fair Cross

U Upton Park
Changeover point Priory Road

WH West Ham
Changeover point Upton Park
or Stratford ?