Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
26.03.88
AP81+
6T
6T
--
 
NS111+
--
--
9T

ILFORD STATION - CHIGWELL ROW
Route re-introduced - Sunday service joint with Route 247 hence NS allocation.

T213

T213 is showing the yellow blind for Chigwell Row which is a hangover from the 247 when this point was a bifurcation of the main route

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01.09.90
AP81+
6T
6T
--
 
NS111+
T/247
T/247
T/247

ILFORD STATION - CHIGWELL ROW
MS North Street allocation introduced albeit ex 247.

14.09.91
AP81+
6T
6T
8T
 
NS111+
T/247
T/247
--

ILFORD STATION - CHIGWELL ROW
North Street allocation withdrawn on Sunday - replaced by Seven Kings (joint with 247)

10.10.92
AP81+
10DA#
11DA#
--
 
NS111+
6T#
8T#
8T#

ILFORD STATION - CHIGWELL ROW
# Joint with 247
Sunday allocation reverted to North Street

DA15

DA15 Ilford

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20.03.93
BK271+
9DA
10DA
5DA

ILFORD STATION - CHIGWELL ROW
Allocation transferred to Barking (BK)

19.07.97
WT
10dd
11dd
6dd
Contract reassigned

ILFORD STATION - CHIGWELL ROW
Contract re-assigned to Harris Bus operated from a base at Manor Road - West Thurrock.

317

 

DAF Northern Counties Palatine ll 317
Cranbrook Road, Ilford

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09.03.00
BT
10dd
11dd
6dd
Contract reassigned

ILFORD STATION - CHIGWELL ROW
Service passed temporarily to Blue Triangle although buses from Harris were used. This was due to the liquidation of Harris Bus.

15.04.00
AG21+
10dd
11dd
6dd
Contract reassigned

ILFORD STATION - CHIGWELL ROW
Contract passed to East Thames Buses operated from Ash Grove Garage.


26.06.04
AG1+
11VWL
10VWL
5VWL

CHIGWELL ROW - BECONTREE HEATH
Extended from Ilford to Becontree Heath via withdrawn 129.

15.10.05
R
11VNW
10VNW
6VNW
Contract reassigned

CHIGWELL ROW - BECONTREE HEATH
OPERATED BY FIRST LONDON from base at Rainham

 

VNW667 is seen at Barkingside

 


16.10.10
DX71+
12T
12T
8T
  SI 93 PVL/474    
Contract reassigned

CHIGWELL ROW - BECONTREE HEATH
New contract with Arriva London (DX) - running numbers ex Route 78 which was transferred to Ash Grove
One SDO with the flow journey BECONTREE HEATH - GANTS HILL operated by Blue Triangle from Silvertown Garage ex Route 474

T191 GANTS HILL

© Ian Armstrong


17.10.15
DX71+
14T
14T
9T
  SI 93 PVL/474    

Contract extended for two years

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
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01.10.16
DX71+
14T
14T
9T
  RR93 1dd    

CHIGWELL ROW - BECONTREE HEATH
Schoolday only journey transferred with GAL from Dockland (SI) to Blue Triange (RR)

 

PVL95 seen on school duty in Ilford

© Lawrence Living


24.04.17
DX71+
14T
14T
9T
  RR93
1dd
   

Click image to enlarge

© Lawrence Living

14.10.17
DX71+
15T
13T
7T

CHIGWELL ROW - BECONTREE HEATH
Contract renewal
Go-Ahead Blu Triangle involvement ended



Current Blind



150

 

Operating Garages

AP Seven Kings
Changeover point Ilford

BK Barking
Changeover point Ilford

NS North Street
Changeover point North Street Garage (247)

Rainham R
Changeover point Becontree Heath Bus Station

DM Dagenham
Changeover point Becontree Heath Bus Station

DX Barking
Changeover point Becontree Heath Bus Station

RR Barking River Road
Changeover point not applicable

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