Route History

Fares

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

LEYTONSTONE Green Man - Wanstead - Redbridge - The Drive - Ilford - Green Lane - Valence Avenue - Martins Corner - Valence Avenue - Parsloe Avenue - DAGENHAM Chequers Inn -: DAGENHAM DOCK ( Mon-Sat journeys )
EXPRESS SERVICE ILFORD - DAGENHAM Fords ( Mon-Sat peak hour )

17.04.35
AP
6LT
6LT
--
BK
6LT+
--
--
    1LT/23    
G
5LT
9LT
6LT
T
--
--
6LT

Sunday Seven Kings (AP) allocation moved to Forest Gate (G)

03.07.35
AP
6LT
6LT
--
BK
6LT+
--
--
    1LT/23    
G
5LT
9LT
6LT
T
--
--
6LT

LEYTONSTONE Green Man - Wanstead - Redbridge,Gants Hill - Ilford - Green Lane - Valence Avenue - Martins Corner - Valence Avenue - Parsloe Avenue - DAGENHAM Chequers Inn -: DAGENHAM DOCK ( Mon-Sat journeys )
EXPRESS SERVICE ILFORD - DAGENHAM Fords ( Mon-Sat peak hour )
Diverted via Gants Hill instead of The Drive - withdrawn section replaced by Revised 147

08.04.36
AP
6LT
6LT
--
BK
6LT+
--
--
    1LT/23B    
G
5LT
9LT
6LT
T
--
--
6LT

LEYTONSTONE Green Man - DAGENHAM Chequers Inn -: DAGENHAM DOCK ( Mon-Sat journeys ) or DAGENHAM Fords ( Sunday journeys )
EXPRESS SERVICE ILFORD - DAGENHAM Fords ( Mon-Sat peak hour )
Sunday journeys extended from Chequers Inn to Fords Main Works

07.10.36
AP
6LT
6LT
--
BK
6LT+
--
--
    1LT/23B    
G
5LT
9LT
13LT

Sunday only Leyton (T) allocation withdrawn

17.02.37
AP
6LT
7LT
--
BK
5LT+
--
--
    2LT/23B    
G
5STL
8STL
14STL

LEYTONSTONE Green Man - Wanstead - Redbridge - Gants Hill - Ilford - Green Lane - Bennetts Castle Lane - Martins Corner - Valence Avenue - Parsloe Avenue - DAGENHAM Chequers Inn -: DAGENHAM DOCK ( Mon-Sat journeys ) or DAGENHAM Fords ( Sunday journeys )
EXPRESS SERVICE ILFORD - DAGENHAM Fords ( Mon-Sat peak hour )
Withdrawn from Valence Avenue - diverted instead via full length of Bennetts Castle Lane

09.06.37
AP
6LT
7LT
--
BK
5LT+
--
--
    2LT/23B    
G
5STL
8STL
14STL

LEYTONSTONE Green Man - DAGENHAM Chequers Inn -: DAGENHAM DOCK ( Mon-Sat journeys ) or DAGENHAM Fords ( Sat / Sun journeys )
EXPRESS SERVICE ILFORD - DAGENHAM Fords ( Mon-Sat peak hour )
Saturday journeys extended from Chequers Inn to Fords Main Works

05.01.38
AP
6LT
7LT
--
BK
5LT+
--
--
    2LT/23B    
G
5STL
8STL
10STL

LEYTONSTONE Green Man - DAGENHAM Chequers Inn -: DAGENHAM DOCK ( Mon-Sat journeys ) or DAGENHAM Fords ( Daily journeys )
Mon-Fri journeys extended from Chequers Inn to Fords Main Works but express journeys withdrawn.

13.12.39
AP
13LT+
15LT+
8LT
    1LT/86A 1LT/86A  
BK
4LT
--
--

Sunday Seven Kings (AP) allocation reinstated
Daily Forest Gate (G) allocation withdrawn

15.05.40
AP
14LT
15LT
9LT
BK
5LT+
1LT/23
--
    1LT/23    

Saturday Barking (BK) introduced albeit ex 23

11.06.41
AP
16LT
15LT+
11LT
      2LT/41  
BK
3LT
3LT/23
2LT/23C
--

LEYTONSTONE Green Man - DAGENHAM Chequers Inn -: DAGENHAM DOCK (Daily journeys ) or DAGENHAM Fords ( Daily journeys )
Sunday journeys extended from Chequers Inn to Dagenham Dock

map


Extracted from Mike Harris 1943 historical map - the full map available in colour from

The Greater London Bus Map

12.11.47
AP
26LT+
21LT
18LT
    1LT/86A
   
BK
4G/23
--
--

LEYTONSTONE Green Man - DAGENHAM Kent Avenue -: DAGENHAM DOCK (Daily journeys ) or DAGENHAM Fords ( Daily journeys )
Saturday Barking (BK) allocation withdrawn
The terminal at Dagenham now Kent Avenue and not Chequers Inn - date of change not known

17.08.49
AP
16RTL+
10RT/
11LT+
18LT
    1LT/86A
1LT/86  
BK
3RTL+
3RTL/23/
1G/23B
1G/23C
--
    4RTL/23    

RT/RTL type introduced

RT394

RT394 with restricted blind bound for FORD WORKS - the Dagenham part seemingly unnecessary

This image available on the
RT download


30.04.58
AP
24RTL
19RTL+
6RT;
      1RTL/150  
BK
2RTL+
1RTL+
--
    4RTL/23 2RTL/23  


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

26.11.58
AP
18RT
21RT
5RT
 
BK
2RT
2RT/23
--

Converted to RT operation and Sunday Barking (BK) withdrawn.

1210.60
AP
18RT
21RT
5RT
 
BK
2RT
2RT/23
--

LEYTONSTONE - DAGENHAM Kent Avenue - DAGENHAM Fords Works (Daily journeys) or DAGENHAM DOCK (Daily journeys) or Fords Assembley Plant (Mon-Fri journeys)
Mon-Fri Fords Assembley Plant journeys introduced -

23.01.66
AP
15RT
13RT
--
 
BK
4RT
1RT
--

LEYTONSTONE - DAGENHAM Kent Avenue - DAGENHAM Fords Works (MS journeys) or DAGENHAM DOCK (MS journeys) or Fords Assembley Plant (Mon-Fri pm journeys)
Sunday service withdrawn

31.12.66
AP
13RT
12RT
--
 
BK
4RT
1RT
--

LEYTONSTONE - DAGENHAM Kent Avenue ( Mon-Sat ) - DAGENHAM Fords Works (MS journeys) or DAGENHAM DOCK (MS journeys) or Fords Assembley Plant (Mon-Fri pm journeys)
Sunday service rerouted via The Drive and renumbered
148A

31.07.71
AP
5RT
9RT
--
 
BK
8RT
2RT
6RT

LEYTONSTONE ( Mon-Sat ) - ILFORD STN (Suns) - DAGENHAM Kent Avenue - DAGENHAM Fords Works (Daily journeys) or DAGENHAM DOCK (Mon-Sat journeys)
Sunday service re-introduced between Dagenham and Ilford - replacing withdrawn 148A

10.03.73
AP
4RT
9RT
--
 
BK
6RT
--
6RT

Saturday BK allocation withdrawn.

01.09.73
AP
4RT
9RT
5RT
 
BK
6RT
--
3RT

Sunday Seven Kings (AP) allocation re-introduced.

28.02.76
AP
4RT
10RT
5RM
 
BK
6RT
--
3RT

Sunday Routemasters introduced.

RM1051

 

RM 1051 is pictured in New Road ( former A13 ) Dagenham between Chequers and Kent Avenue.

 

© john Reed


23.07.77
AP41+
5DMS
4DMS
4DMS

 

BK201+

6DMS

7DMS

4DMS

One Person Operation.

DMS2021

DMS 2021 is pictured in Cranbrook Road - Ilford just south of Valentines Park

© Eamonn Kentell

22.04.78
AP41+
4DMS
4DMS
4DMS

 

BK201+

5DMS

5DMS

3DMS

LEYTONSTONE - DAGENHAM Kent Avenue - DAGENHAM Fords Works (Daily journeys) or DAGENHAM DOCK (MS journeys)
Sunday extended from Ilford to Leytonstone.

17.05.80
AP41+
--
--
3DMS

 

BK201+

9DMS

9DMS

3DMS

Mon-Sat Seven Kings (AP) allocation withdrawn.

01.06.80
AP41+
--
--
3DMS

 

BK201+

9T

9T

3T

Start of Titan introduction at Barking(BK) completed by 31/07/80

01.07.80
AP41+
--
--
3T

 

BK201+

9T

9T

3T

Start of Titan introduction at Seven Kings (AP) completed by 15/08/80

04.09.82
AP41+
--
--
2T

 

BK201+

8T

7T

3T

LEYTONSTONE - DAGENHAM Kent Avenue - DAGENHAM Fords Works (Daily journeys) or DAGENHAM DOCK (MS journeys)
ILFORD BROADWAY - South Park Drive - - BARKING GARAGE (Mon-Fri except evgs)

Additional service added between Barking and Ilford replacing a section of withdrawn Route 199

02.02.85
BK201+
8T
8T
4T

Seven Kings (AP) allocation withdrawn.

21.06.86
AP31+
7T
7T
4T

LEYTONSTONE Green Man - Wanstead - Redbridge - The Drive - Ilford Broadway - Goodmayes - Bennetts Castle Lane - Parsloes Avenue - DAGENHAM New Rd - Ford Main Works (Daily journeys) or DAGENHAM DOCK (Mon-Fri journeys)
Barking (BK) allocation transferred to Seven Kings (AP)
Rerouted between Ilford and Redbridge via The Drive.
South Park Drive service withdrawn.

12.11.90
AP31+
7T
7T
4T

LEYTONSTONE Green Man Wanstead - Redbridge - The Drive - Ilford Broadway - Goodmayes - Bennetts Castle Lane - Parsloes Avenue - then DAGENHAM New Rd
( Mon-Sat late evgs) or DAGENHAM Asda (Mon-Sat except late evgs) - Ford Main Works (Daily journeys) or DAGENHAM DOCK (Mon-Fri journeys)
Rerouted MS (except late evgs) to ASDA Superstore instead of terminating at Kent Avenue.

25.05.91
AP31+
9T
8T
6T

LEYTONSTONE - DAGENHAM Asda (MS except late evgs) - DAGENHAM Kent Avenue (MS late evgs/Suns) - DAGENHAM Fords Main Works (Mon-Fri journeys)
DAGENHAM DOCK journeys withdrawn. FORDS WORKS journeys restricted to Mon-Fri am peak.
ASDA  journeys rerouted via Chequers Lane and Merrielands Crescent instead of Kent Avenue.

T248

T248 Redbridge

This image available on the
Titan download


16.05.92
AP31+
7DA
8DA
6DA

Converted to single deck operation
Start of DA introduction - completed by 30/05/92

DA22

DA22 Wanstead

This image available on the
Single Deck download

10.10.92
AP31+
8DA/
1RN
7DA
1RN
6DA

Experimental RN type introduced

RN1 Leytonstone stand

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

20.03.93
Route withdrawn.

Garages

AP Seven Kings
Crew Changeover point at Martins Corner

BK Barking
Crew Changeover point at Martins Corner

Forest Gate
Crew Changeover point at ?

T Leyton
Crew Changeover point at ? but probably Green Man