Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
09.10.63
BK
15RT
14RT
8RT

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel - Whitehall Road - Woodford High Road - Woodford New Road - Grove Road - Southend Road - Gants Hill - Ilford - Ilford Lane - Barking - Ripple Road - Movers Lane - River Road - Bastable Avenue - THAMES VIEW ESTATE Abridge Way
NEW ROUTE: Replaced Route 145 between Chingford and Ilford and 193 between Ilford and Thames View


01.07.64
BK
15RT+
14RT
8RT
    1RT/169    

Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
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18.11.64
BK
15RT
15RT
8RM

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel  - THAMES VIEW ESTATE Abridge Way
Sunday service converted to Routemaster - spare from Route 23.

07.09.68
BK
16RT
13RT
7RT

CHINGFORD STATION - THAMES VIEW ESTATE Abridge Way
Chingford terminal cut back to the Station - Sunday reverted to RT operation


03.07.71
BK
15SMS
12SMS
5SMS

CHINGFORD   -  THAMES VIEW ESTATE
Converted to single deck OPO.
Diverted via Waterworks Corner and Woodford New Road instead of Woodford High Road

17.06.72
BK
10SMS
7SMS
5DMS

CHINGFORD STATION - BARKING London Road ( Mon-Sat ) - THAMES VIEW ESTATE Abridge Way (Sat shopping hours / Sun)
Withdrawn between Barking and Thames View Estate except Sat shopping hours and Sunday - replaced by new shuttle service 199.
Sunday service converted to double deck operation.

SMS 663 London Road, Barking

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23.02.74
BK
10DMS
7DMS
5DMS

CHINGFORD STATION - BARKING London Road ( Mon-Sat ) - THAMES VIEW ESTATE Abridge Way (Sat shopping hours / Sun)
Mon-Sat service converted to double deck operation.

DMS1459 Thames View Estate

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11.10.75
BK
10DMS
7DMS
6DMS

CHINGFORD STATION - BARKING London Road (Mon-Fri) - THAMES VIEW ESTATE Abridge Way (Sat / Sun)
Saturday extended from Barking to Thames View Estate all day.

01.06.80
BK
10T
7T
6T

CHINGFORD   -  BARKING London Road (Mon-Fri) - THAMES VIEW ESTATE Abridge Way (Sat / Sun)
DMS type replaced by Leyland Titan.

T226 Blakes Corner

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04.09.82
BK81+
7T
6T
--

CHINGFORD STATION - BARKING London Road ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Barking and Thames View Estate
Sunday withdrawn altogether partly replaced by additional service on Route 169 between Ilford and Thames View Estate
.

02.11.85
L
7LS
8LS
--

BARKING London Road - CHINGFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat )- Rangers Road - LOUGHTON GARAGE ( garage journeys)
Converted to single deck operation and transferred to Loughton (L)

LS200 taking up service from Loughton Garage

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24.05.86
T21+
11LS
11LS
--

BARKING London Road - CHINGFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat )
Transferred to Leyton (T) and jointly operated with Route 179A.


17.10.87
DX11+
7dd
6dd
--
Contract reassigned

460 Woodford Wells

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19.10.96
NP
7dd
6dd
3dd
Contract ressigned to
Capital Citybus (NP)

BARKING London Road - CHINGFORD STATION
Sunday service re-introduced.

East Lancs Pyoneer 423 Chingford

31.05.97
DM
6dd
5dd
3dd

BARKING London Road - CHINGFORD STATION
Transferred to Dagenham (DM)

151 Chingford Station

12.01
DM
8TN
7TN
4TN

BARKING London Road - CHINGFORD STATION
Converted to low floor double deck operation (TN) during December

TN33060 Station Road - Chingford

23.03.02
RN
12TNL
11TNL
6TNL

BARKING London Road - CHINGFORD STATION
Transferred to new depot at Rainham

20.02.10
RN
10DN
10DN
6DN

ILFORD Hainault Street - CHINGFORD STATION
Withdrawn between Ilford & Barking.
Rerouted in Ilford via 123 to terminate at Hainault Street

DN33507 Gants Hill Station

28.09.13
T221+
11E
10E
5E
New contract commenced with Stagecoach (T)

ILFORD Hainault Street - CHINGFORD STATION
New operator

Enviro400 10175 at Chingford Station

© Lawrence Living


22.09.14
T221+
12E
10E
9E

ILFORD Hainault Street - CHINGFORD STATION
Timetable change and South Woodford changeover point withdrawn in favour of changeovers at Gants Hill and Ilford

25.09.18
BK221+
12E
12E
8E

CHINGFORD STATION  -  ILFORD Hainault Street
Contract renewal
Allocation moved from Leyton (T) to Barking (BK)

10172 Station Road Chingford

© Samuel Letsu

 

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Operating Garages

BK Barking
Changeover point Barking Station
September 2018 Ilford stand

L Loughton
Changeover point at garage

T Leyton
Changeover point at South Woodford Station ( 2013 )
Ilford & Gants Hill from 2014

NP Northumberland Park
Changeover point at Chingford Station ?

DM Dagenham
Changeover point at Ilford stand

RN Rainham
Changeover point at Ilford stand

Live visual

   

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Wednesday, 28.07.21