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Replaced withdrawn section of Route 69.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
15.09.81
WW1+
10T
10T
6T

CHINGFORD  -  LEYTON Downsell Road 
Converted to Leyland Titan operation.

T327 Chnigford Mount
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Route withdrawn - replaced by Route 69 revision.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.

T381 Walthamstow Central
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

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
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
Greater London Bus Map
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

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 2020
Date of edit   Monday, 08.03.21