Route History

Route 10 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
P
9ST
8ST
11ST
 
T
11LT
13LT
12LT

ABRIDGE Blue Boar - Chigwell - Woodford Bridge - South Woodford - Leytonstone - Maryland - Stratford - Bow - Mile End - Whitechapel - Aldgate - Fenchurch Street - London Bridge - Borough then ELEPHANT & CASTLE ( Suns ) or St George's Circus - Lambeth Bridge - VICTORIA COACH STATION ( Mon-Sat )

11.11.34
AH
--
--
11LT
 
P
9ST
8ST
--
 
T
11LT
13LT
12LT

Sunday only Nunhead (AH) allocation introduced at the expense of Old Kent Road (P)

17.04.35
P
9ST
8ST
11ST
 
T
11LT
13LT
12LT

Sunday only Nunhead (AH) allocation withdrawn - replaced by reinstated Old Kent Road (P)

05.06.35
P
9ST
8ST
11ST
 
T
11LT
13LT
12LT
 
U
--
--
12TD

Sunday only Upton Park (U) introduced

05.08.35
P
9ST
8ST
11ST
 
T
11LT
13LT
12LT

Sunday only Upton Park (U) withdrawn

20.03.40
GM
9STL
9STL
--
 
P
--
--
9LT
 
T
11LT
13LT
15LT

Mon-Sat Old Kent road (P) allocation moved to Gillingham Street (GM)

25.11.42
GM
7STD
7STD
--
 
P
--
--
12LT
 
T
14LT
12LT
7LT

ABRIDGE - LONDON BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat late evenings ) - ELEPHANT & CASTLE ( Suns ) or VICTORIA STATION ( Mon-Sat except late evenings)
Withdrawn between Rail Station and Coach Station at Victoria
Mon-Sat late evenings withdrawn between London Bridge and Victoria

05.05.43
GM
7STD
7STD
--
 
P
--
--
15LT
 
T
13LT
15LT
8LT

ABRIDGE ( Mon-Sat / Sun pm )- WOODFORD BRIDGE ( Sun am ) -LONDON BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat late evenings ) - ELEPHANT & CASTLE ( Suns ) or VICTORIA STATION ( Mon-Sat except late evenings)
Sunday am withdrawn between Woodford Bridge and Abridge

15.07.45
GM
6STD
7STD
--
 
P
--
--
20LT
 
T
14LT
13LT
8LT

ABRIDGE - LONDON BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat late evenings ) - ELEPHANT & CASTLE ( Suns ) or VICTORIA STATION ( Mon-Sat except late evenings)
Sunday am restored between Woodford Bridge and Abridge

13.04.49
CL
--
--
12STL
 
GM
7STL
3STD
7STL
7STD
--
 
T
18RT
16RT
18RT

Sunday only Clay Hall (CL) allocation introduced but Old Kent Road (P) withdrawn

1950 entry
Taken from 1950 allocation book
27.01.52
GM
10RT
10RT
--
 
T
18RT
14RT
27RT

Sunday only Clay Hall (CL) allocation withdrawn in favour of increase at Leyton (T).

14.05.52
CL
--
--
14RTL
 
GM
9RT
10RT
--
 
T
19RT
14RT
12RT

Sunday only CL allocation re-introduced.

1952 map Central London map
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22.10.52
CL
--
--
4RTL
 
GM
9RT
10RT
--
 
T
19RT
14RT
18RT

ABRIDGE - LONDON BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat late evenings / Suns) - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat except late evenings )
Sunday withdrawn between London Bridge and Elephant & Castle.

16.10.57
GM
8RT
10RT
--
 
T
19RT
14RT
21RT

Clay Hall (CL) allocation suspended for winter months.

30.04.58
CL
--
--
6RTL
 
GM
8RT
7RT
--
 
T
18RT
13RT
17RT

Sunday only Clay Hall re-introduced for summer months.

10 times 1958
A careful study shows that the Clay Hall journeys start at Mile End Station and the GM crews latest finish on Mon-Fri was 1915 but Saturday they worked until 2317
26.11.58
GM
8RT
7RT
--
 
T
18RT
13RT
16RT

Sunday only Clay Hall (CL) allocation withdrawn.

19.08.59
GM
8RTL
7RTL
--
 
T
19RT
13RT
23RT

RTL type replace RT at Victoria (GM).

18.11.64
BW
20RTL
15RTL
17RTL
 
GM
6RTL
7RTL
--

ABRIDGE (Suns)   - CHIGWELL STN (Mon-Fri peaks) - WOODFORD BRIDGE  (Mon-Sat) - ALDGATE (Sun pm) - LONDON BRIDGE (Sun am) - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Woodford Bridge and Abridge except for Mon-Fri peak journeys to Chigwell Station. The Abridge section was covered by new route10A Leyton Green & Abridge. Leyton (T) allocation transferred to Bow (BW)

01.10.65
BW
20RTL
15RTL
17RM
 
GM
6RTL+
7RTL
--
    3RTL/52    

Sunday RM type introduced.

RM1088

RM1088 is seen at High Street Stratford heading for " Blue Boar "

This image available with the Routemaster download

31.12.66
BW
30RTL
19RTL
15RM

Victoria (GM) allocation withdrawn.

RTL1125

RTL1125 waiting for a new crew from Gillingham Street

This image availabe on the
RTL download

07.09.68
BW
25RT
16RT
10RM

ABRIDGE Blue Boar (Mon-Fri p peak journeys) - WOODFORD BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat / except evenings / Sun ) - WANSTEAD Woodbine Place ( Mon-Sat evenings ) - ALDGATE Bus Station (Sun pm) - LONDON BRIDGE ( Mon-Sat evenings / Sun am) - VICTORIA ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Mon-Fri peak journeys extended from Chigwell to Abridge
New bus 167A will provide a circular service to and from Abridge via Chigwell, Loughton and Debden in both directions
New bus 235 will run between Chingford Hatch and Chigwell daily by way of Leyton, leytonstone, Wanstead and Woodford Bridge
Mon-Sat evenings withdrawn between Wanstead and Woodford Bridge
Sunday withdrawn between Woodford Bridge and Abridge
.

RT1878

RT1878 High Street Stratford

© John King

25.10.69
BW
22RT
12RT
8RM

ABRIDGE (Mon-Fri peaks) - WOODFORD BRIDGE (Mon-Sat except evenings/Sun) - WANSTEAD STATION (Mon-Sat evenings) - BOW (Sat evenings) - ALDGATE (Sun pm) - LONDON BRIDGE STN (Mon-Fri evenings/Sun am) - VICTORIA STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings)
and further withdrawn Saturday evenings between Bow and London Bridge.


01.11.69
BW
22RT
12RM
8RM

Routemasters introduced on Saturday.

08.01.72
BW
19RT
11RM
7RM

ABRIDGE (Mon-Fri peaks) - WOODFORD BRIDGE (except evenings) - WANSTEAD (evenings) - BOW CHURCH (Sat evenings) - ALDGATE (Sun pm) - LONDON BRIDGE STN (Mon-Fri evenings/Sun am) - VICTORIA STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Sunday evenings withdrawn between Wanstead and Woodford Bridge.


28.10.72
BW
14DMS
12DMS
7DMS

WOODFORD BRIDGE (Mon-Sat am journeys) - SOUTH WOODFORD (Mon-Sat except evenings) - WANSTEAD STN (Mon-Sat evenings/Suns) - ALDGATE (Sun pm) - LONDON BRIDGE STN (Mon-Sat/Sun am)
Converted to double deck One Person Operation.
Withdrawn between Woodford Bridge and Abridge and between London Bridge and Aldgate - this section replaced by new OPO Route 10A.

DMS1327

DMS1327 South Woodford

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

09.10.76
BW41+
16DMS
15DMS
7DMS
 
GM
3DMS
--
--

WOODFORD WELLS (Mon-Sat) Snaresbrook - WANSTEAD (Suns) - LONDON BRIDGE (Suns) Borough Elephant - St Georges Circus - Lambeth Bridge - VICTORIA (Mon-Sat)
Mon-Sat rerouted at Wanstead to Woodford Wells and extended from London Bridge to Victoria.
Victoria (GM) allocation re-introduced.

19.03.77
BW41+
17DMS
14DMS
7DMS

WANSTEAD - LONDON BRIDGE (Sat evenings/Suns) - VICTORIA (Mon-Fri/Sat except evenings)
Withdrawn between Wanstead and Woodford Wells and Saturday evenings withdrawn between London Bridge and Victoria.
GM allocation withdrawn.

22.04.78
BW41+
17DMS
13DMS
7DMS

WANSTEAD - VICTORIA
Extended from London Bridge to Victoria at all times.

22.07.82
BW111+
18T
13T
7T

DMS type progressively converted to T operation - completed 4th September 1982

02.11.85
WH291+
11T
10T
7T

WANSTEAD STATION - LONDON BRIDGE (Mon-Sat evenings/Sun am) - VICTORIA (MS except evenings/Sun pm)
Sunday am withdrawn between London Bridge and Victoria.
Bow (BW) allocation transferred to West Ham (WH)

16.02.87
WH291+
11LS
10LS
7LS

Converted to LS operation

LS25

LS25 Victoria Bus Station

This image available on the
Single Deck download

16.01.88
Route withdrawn - the section between Bow and Wanstead replaced by Revised 108

Operating Garages

GM Gillingham Street
Changeover point Victoria Bus Station

BW Bow
Changeover point Fairfield Road

CL Clay Hall
Changeover point Fairfield Road

Garage journeys ran via Grove Road and Old Ford Road

WH West Ham
Changeover point Stratford Broadway

T Leyton
Changeover point Leytonstone Green Man

U Upton Park
Changeover point not known

AH Nunhead
Changeover point ?

P Old Kent Road
Changeover point ?

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