Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
18.09.99
U31+
16TA
11TA
27TA
New service replacing Route 15B

ALDGATE Bus Station - Commercial Road - Stepney - Limehouse - East India Dock Road - Poplar - Canning Town - Plaistow - Upton Park - Barking Road - EAST HAM White Horse ( except evenings )
Route 15B renumbered and Sunday service added.

Taken from 1999 allocation book
Taken from1999 leaflet
30.08.03
U201+
21TA
16TA
13TA

ALDGATE Bus Station - EAST HAM White Horse
Evening service introduced replacing Route 15 at these times - change of running number sequence

 

 

 

TA208 Minories

 

30.08.06
U201+
21TA
16TA
13TA

Macquarie Bank take over Stagecoach - trading as East London

18.07.09
WH51+
20TA
16TA
13TA

Re-allocated from Upton Park (U) to West Ham (WH)

28.08.10
U121+
19TA
17TA
13TA

Contract renewal - and allocation moved back to Upton Park - the 147 moved from U to WH to compensate

 

East London ELBG 15021, LX58CFM, Canning Town

© Swanswell

17.09.11
WH161+
19TA
16TA
13TA

Upton Park (U) garage closed - allocation moved back to West Ham (WH)

 

17547 seen in Canning Town Bus Station with the Central Park qualifying point replacing the time honoroured White Horse

© Ian Armstrong

29.08.15
WH161+
19TA
16TA
13TA

Contract extended for two years

02.01.16
WH161+
19TA
16TA
13TA

STEPNEY Arbour Square  -  EAST HAM

Suspended between Stepney & Aldgate whilst road works contunue in Aldgate
The changeover point at  Aldgate withdrawn

30.04.16
WH161+
19TA
16TA
13TA

ALDGATE  -  EAST HAM
Reinstated between Stepney and Aldgate

11.06.16
WH301+
19TA
16TA
13TA

Running number change

26.08.17
RR371+
18EH
16EH
13EH
CONTRACT REASSIGNED

 

Go Ahead London, EH143, YW17JUT, East Ham

© Lawrence Living

 

Operating Garages

RR River Road
Changeover at East Ham FOR finish and Canning Town for meal relief

U Upton Park
Changeover at Priory Road

WH West Ham ( Canning Town )
Changeover at Canning Town - Rathbone Market 09-10
Changeover at Canning Town Bus Station from 2011 or Aldgate Bus Station depending on duty although whilst terminus is Stepney all changeovers at Canning Town

 


 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2019
Date of edit   Thursday, 28.06.18