Route History

Fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
19.08.59
AP
5RT
--
--
BW
6RTL
11RTL

BARKINGSIDE High Street - BOW CHURCH ( Mon-Sat )) - MILE END GATE (Mon-Fri peaks)
New Route introduced as part of the trolleybus replacement scheme

1961 times

Scanned from Summer 1961 Red Book


09.10.63
U
11RT
7RT
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BARKINGSIDE - STRATFORD BROADWAY (MS evgs) - BOW CHURCH (Mon-Sat excpt evgs) - MILE END GATE   (Mon-Fri peaks)
MS evenings withdrawn between Stratford and Bow.
Seven Kings (AP) and Bow (BW) allocations withdrawn in favour of Upton Park (U).

01.04.64
U
11RT
7RM
--

Saturday RM introduction - buses spare from Route 15.

169a map

Extracted from 1964 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

10.07.66
U
11RT
7RML
--

Saturday RML introduction - buses spare from Route 15.

23.03.68
U
11RT
5RML
--

BARKINGSIDE - STRATFORD (MS)
Withdrawn between Stratford and Bow/Mile End Gate

19.07.69
U
4RT
--
--

BARKINGSIDE - STRATFORD (Mon-Fri peaks)
Service reduced to Mon-Fri peaks only

RT1206

RT1206 waits to depart on a garage run to Upton Park - I think blind shoud read UPTON PARK Boleyn

 

© Malcolm Allan


16.06.73
U
4RT
--
--

BARKINGSIDE - STRATFORD Bus Station (Mon-Fri peaks)
Extended from Stratford Broadway to new Bus Station.

RM1784

RM1784 was seen on the last day of operation

© Paul Davis

19.03.77
Route withdrawn without replacment.

Operating Garages

AP Seven Kings
Changeover point ?

U Upton Park
Changeover point - spreadover duties start and finish at garage

BW Bow
Changeover point Bow Church