Route History

Route 162 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.02.60
BK
4RT
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--
 
WH
8RM
11RM
5RM

STRATFORD - Plashet Road - Green Street - Upton Park - East Ham - Barking - Goodmayes Lane - LITTLE HEATH Haw Bush
NEW TROLLEYBUS REPLACEMANT ROUTE:

Replaced part of circular 689/690 and part of withdrawn 62 between Barking and Little Heath.

11.10.61
BK
5RT
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--
 
WH
4RM
7RM
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STRATFORD - Plashet Road - Green Street - Upton Park - East Ham - Barking - Barking Garage - Lodge Avenue - MAYESBROOK PARK Roundhouse ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Sat service rerouted at Barking to Mayesbrook Park - the withdrawn section between Barking and Little Heath provided by 238 / 238A.
Sunday service remained unaltered but renumbered 162A

09.10.63
WH
9RM
7RM
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Barking (BK) allocation withdrawn.

1964 map
Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
01.07.64
WH
9RM
7RM
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1964 TIMES
Scanned from July 1964 Red Book
27.01.65
WH
10RM
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WANSTEAD STATION - Wanstead Flats - Forest Gate - Green Street - Upton Park - Barking - Barking Garage - Lodge Avenue - MAYESBROOK PARK Roundhouse (Mon-Fri)
Mon-Fri diverted at Upton Park to Wanstead instead of Stratford - replacing Route 40 which was cut back from Wanstead to Wanstead Flats
Saturday service remained unaltered but renumbered 162A.

31.12.66
U
9RM
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--

West Ham (WH) allocation transferred to Upton Park (U).

18.04.70
U
8RM
7RML
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WANSTEAD - MAYESBROOK PARK Roundhouse ( Mon-Sat )
Saturday service introduced with RML.

30.10.71
U
9SMS
9SMS
--

Converted to single deck OPO operation.

SMS703

SMS703 unknown location

This image available on the
Single Deck download

21.06.77
U151+
9DMS
9DMS
--

Converted to double deck operation.

28.10.78
U151+
6DMS
8DMS
--

Rerouted at Wanstead park via dames Road instead of Forest Road and Woodford Road.

26.04.81
U151+
6T
8T
--

Converted to Titan operation.

04.09.82
BK41+
7T
6T
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Upton park (U) allocation transferred to Barking (BK).

T129

T129 Barking Station ?

This image available on the
Titan download

14.09.91
BK41+
6T
7T
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WANSTEAD - BARKING GARAGE   ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Barking Garage and Mayesbrook Park.

25.09.93
Route withdrawn - replaced between Wanstead and Forest Gate by New Route 308

Operating Garages

BK Barking
Changeover point Fair Cross

U Upton Park
Changeover point Priory Road

WH West Ham
Changeover point Upton Park
or Stratford ?