Route History

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Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
31.01.81
WW1+
10DMS
10DMS
6DMS

CHINGFORD STATION - Old Church Road - Chingford Mount - Walthamstow - Bakers Arms - LEYTON Downsell Road
NEW OPO ROUTE:
Replaced withdrawn section of Route 69.

D1837 Chingford Mount

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15.09.81
WW1+
10T
10T
6T

CHINGFORD  -  LEYTON Downsell Road 
Converted to Leyland Titan operation.

T327 Chnigford Mount

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04.09.86
T
-
-
4LS
  WW
11T
11T
-

CHINGFORD  -  LEYTON Downsell Road 
Sunday allocation transferred to Leyton (T) using single deck Nationals.

06.06.87
Route withdrawn - replaced by Route 69 revision.

 

19.11.88
WW
11T
11T
4T

CHINGFORD STATION - Old Church Road - Chingford Mount - Walthamstow - Bakers Arms - LEYTON Downsell Road
Route re-introduced.

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23.11.91
NP21+
12ON
12ON
4ON
Contract assigned to Capital Citybus

CHINGFORD  -  LEYTON Downsell Road 
New operator

274 FDO Walthamstow Stadium

26.02.00
NP21+
12TN
13TN
7TN
Contract renewal

CHINGFORD  -  LEYTON Downsell Road 
Converted to low floor operation.

 

TN854 Chingford Station

 


05.03.05
T81+
12TA
13TA
8TA
Contract reassigned

CHINGFORD  -  LEYTON Downsell Road
Operated by Stagecoach East London- Leyton (T)
Start of new contract.

06.03.10
T81+
14TA
14TA
9TA

CHINGFORD  -  LEYTON Downsell Road 
Contract renewal

17796 Chingford Station

13.11.11
T81+
19TA
18TA
11TA

CHINGFORD STATION - Leyton Station - Temple Mill Lane - Leyton Road - Alma Street West - Station Avenue - STRATFORD CITY BUS STATION
Extended from Leyton to Stratford City.

17924 Walthamstow Central Bus Station

03.03.12
T81+
8TA
8TA
6TA
 
WH421+
12TA
10TA
7TA

CHINGFORD  -  STRATFORD CITY 
Part of allocation moved from Leyton (T) to West Ham (WH) to make room for newly tendered Route 275

31.08.13
T81+
10TA
9TA
6TA
 
WH421+
12TA
11TA
8TA

CHINGFORD STATION - Station Road - The Green - The Ridgeway - Old Church Road - Chingford Mount - Chingford Mount Road - Chingford Road - Crooked Billet Roundabout - Chingford Road - Hoe Street - Selborne Road - Walthamstow Central Station Bus Station - Selborne Road - Hoe Street - Leyton Green - Leyton High Road - Leyton (Midland Road) Station - Leyton High Road - Leyton Station - Leyton High Road - Temple Mills Lane - Celebration Avenue - Stratford International Station - International Way - Roundhouse Lane - Westfield Avenue - Montfichet Road - STRATFORD CITY Bus Station
Rerouted between Downsell Road and Stratford City via East Village and Chobham Manor

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
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29.11.14
WH421+
21TA
22TA
15TA

CHINGFORD  -  STRATFORD CITY  
Leyton (T) allocation withdrawn

07.03.15
WH421+
21TA
22TA
15TA

CHINGFORD  -  STRATFORD CITY  
Contract extended for two years

11.06.16
WH101+
21TA
22TA
14TA

CHINGFORD  -  STRATFORD CITY  
Running number sequence change

11.03.17
WH101+
22TA
22TA
14TA

CHINGFORD STATION - STRATFORD CITY Bus Station
Contract renewal with Stagecoach
Evenings and Sunday frequency increase

Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
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08.12.18
WH101+
22SP
22SP
14SP

CHINGFORD  -  STRATFORD CITY
Double run via Walthamstow Central Station withdrawn

15108 at Stratford

© Samuel Letsu


06.02.21
WH101+
18SP
21SP
13SP

CHINGFORD  -  STRATFORD CITY
New schedules, Mon-Fri reduced running times

AD hybrid 11048 Chingford Station

,© Samuel Letsu

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Operating Garages

NP Northumberland Park
Driver changeover point was at Chingford Mount drivers used ferry vans from there to the garage.

WW Walthamstow
Changeover point outside garage

T Leyton
Changeover point at garage

WH West Ham
Changeover point Stratford Bus Station or City
Weekend Early and late reliefs ran empty to Leyton (T) for meal breaks

Live visual

 



© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Tuesday, 22.06.21