Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
06.02.49
U
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11RT
15LT
LT LOGO New Sunday only route

BECONTREE HEATH - Barking - East Ham - Plaistow - Canning Town - Poplar - Stepney - Aldgate - Bank - High Holborn - Oxford Circus - Marble Arch - Paddington - Westbourne Park Road - Ladbroke Grove - Cambridge Gardens - St Quentin Avenue - WORMWOOD SCRUBS Dalgarno Gardens (Suns)
New route which was in effect the renumbering of Route 163

26.10.49
U
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26RT

LT type withdrawn

17.10.51
U
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26RTW

RT type replaced by RTW

RTW78

RTW78 still with war time restricted blinds even though the route was introduced after the war seen at Oxford Circus

This image availabe on the
RTL download

06.07.52
U
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26RTW
23a e map
Extracted from 1952 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
22.10.52
U
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26RTW

BECONTREE HEATH - LADBROKE GROVE Eagle (Suns)
Withdrawn between Ladbroke Grove and Wormwood Scrubs.

23A times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List

26.11.58
Route withdrawn.

Operating Garage

U Upton Park
Meal reliefs and start / finish Priory Road