Route History

Fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
26.02.47
T
2T
2T
2T


BARKINGSIDE Old Maypole - New North Road - HAINAULT Regarder Road
NEW ROUTE

10.12.47
T
3LT
3LT
3LT

BARKINGSIDE Old Maypole - New North Road - Manford Way - CHIGWELL ROW
Extended from Hainault to Chigwell Row.

05.05.48
AP
6RT
6RT
9RT

ILFORD STATION - Gants Hill - Barkingside - Hainault - Manford Way - CHIGWELL ROW.
Extended from Barkingside to Ilford - and allocation transferred from Leyton (T) to Seven Kings (AP)

26.10.49
AP
12RTL
14RTL
11RTL

RT type exchanged for RTL

11.10.50
AP
15RTL
13RTL
7RTW
14RTW

RTW type introduced.

02.05.51
AP
16RTL
22RTL
14RTL

RTW type withdrawn.

16.03.55
AP
13RTL
23RTL
15RTL

EAST HAM White Horse - (Suns) Browning Road - Little Ilford Lane - ILFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - CHIGWELL ROW
Sunday extended from Ilford to East Ham via Route 147.

04.05.55
AP
12RTL
22RTL
16RTL

EAST HAM White Horse - (Suns) Browning Road - Little Ilford Lane - ILFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - CHIGWELL ROW ( Mon-Sat ) - LAMBOURNE END (Summer Sundays)
Summer Sundays extended from Chigwell Row to Lambourne End.

30.04.58
AP
9RTL
16RTL
18RTL

150 times

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
20.08.58
AP
9RTL
16RTL
18RTL

EAST HAM White Horse - (Suns) Browning Road - Little Ilford Lane - ILFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - LAMBOURNE END
Daily extended from Chigwell Row to Lambourne End.

26.11.58
AP
9RT
16RT
14RT

RT type re-introduced.
09.10.63
AP
14RT
16RT
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BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) Becontree - Goodmayes - Green Lane - ILFORD STATION (Sats) - Gants Hill - Barkingside - Hainault - Chigwell Row - LAMBOURNE END ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Fri extended from Ilford to Becontree Heath. Sunday service renumbered 150A

Extracted from 1964 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
05.08.68
AP
15RT
13RT
--

ROMFORD North Street Garage (Mon-Fri peaks) Roneo Corner - Rush Green - BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) - ILFORD STATION (Sats) - LAMBOURNE END ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Fri peaks extended from Becontree Heath to North Street Garage.

22.03.69
AP
15RT
13RT
--

HORNCHURCH GARAGE (Mon-Fri peaks) Roneo Corner - Rush Green - BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) - ILFORD STATION (Sats) - LAMBOURNE END ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Fri peak extension diverted at Roneo Corner to Hornchurch Garage

RT4765 seen in Ilford

This image available on the
RT download

18.07.70
AP
14RT
10RT
--

BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) - ILFORD STATION (Sats) - LAMBOURNE END ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Becontree Heath and Hornchurch Garage.

31.07.71
AP
14RT
8RT
5RT

BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) - ILFORD STATION (Sat/Sun) - LAMBOURNE END
Sunday service re-introduced

RT4049

RT4049 seen at the Chigwell Row terminal chauffeured by Frank Butler who has sadly passed away

Photo kindly donated by Dave Drury

30.06.73
AP
14RT
8RT
4RT
150 flyer

BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) - ILFORD STATION (Sat/Sun) - CHIGWELL ROW (Sat/Sun) - LAMBOURNE END (Mon-Fri)
Weekend service between Chigwell Row and Lambourne End withdrawn.

28.02.76
AP
15RT
8RM
4RM

Weekend RM type introduced - spare from Route 86.

15.10.77
AP81+
10DMS
10DMS
6DMS

ILFORD STATION - CHIGWELL ROW
Converted to OPO.
Withdrawn between Ilford and Becontree Heath and
between Chigwell Row and Lambourne End.

14.07.80
AP81+
10T
9T
6T

Leyland Titan introduction.

T190

T190 is at the York Road - Ilford stand

This image available on the
Titan download

21.06.86
WITHDRAWN - replaced by Route 247 bifurcation

Operating Garages

AP Seven Kings
Changeover point Ilford York  Road : Cranbrook Road and High Road

T Leyton
Changeover point ?

This page in memory of Frank Butler ( pictured with RT4049 )