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North Street allocation withdrawn on Sunday - replaced by Seven Kings (joint with 247)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Extended from Ilford to Becontree Heath via withdrawn 129.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



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