Route History

Fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.01.65
PR
7RM
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Q
7RM
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HERNE HILL Post Office - Denmark Hill ( Mon-Fri except evenings) CAMBERWELL GREEN ( Mon-Fri ) Elephant & Castle - Borough - London Bridge - Fenchurch Street - Aldgate - Stepney - Limehouse - BLACKWALL TUNNEL ( Mon-Fri ) Canning Town - Silvertown - NORTH WOOLWICH Free Ferry (Mon-Fri peaks)
NEW Mon-Fri ROUTE : replacing withdrawn section of Route 40  and 48 entirely:

RM97

RM97 waits at the Ferry terminal to perform a short working journey to Stepney instead of Aldgate

© Eamonn Kentell 

31.12.66
PR
5RM
7RM
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Q
7RM
7RM
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HERNE HILL Post Office - (Mon-Fri except evgs/Sat afts) CAMBERWELL GREEN (Mon-Fri/Sat am and evgs) -BLACKWALL TUNNEL (MS) -NORTH WOOLWICH Free Ferry (MS peaks)
Saturday Route introduced to replace withdrawn Route 40B

40A times
Scanned from January 1967 Red Book
18.04.70
PR
16RM
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Q
7RM
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HERNE HILL Post Office - (Mon-Fri except evgs) - 

40A

Extracted from 1970 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

CAMBERWELL GREEN (Mon-Fri) - BLACKWALL TUNNEL (Mon-Fri) - NORTH WOOLWICH Free Ferry (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday Route replaced by Route 40 alteration

22.04.78
Renumbered 40.

Operating Garages

PR Poplar
Changeover point Aberfeldy Street

Q Camberwell
Changeover point Denmark Hill

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