Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
19.11.88
WH
11T
13T
8T

STRATFORD BUS STATION - Maryland - Leytonstone High Road - Whipps Cross - Bakers Arms - Hoe Street - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN (evenings) - Crooked Billet - CHINGFORD MOUNT (except evenings)
NEW ROUTE replacing withdrawn part of Route 262.


04.03.89
T81+
9T
11T
6T

STRATFORD BUS STATION - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN (evenings) - CHINGFORD MOUNT (except evenings)
Allocation transferred from West Ham (WH) to Leyton (T)


25.08.90
T81+
12T
14T
6T

STRATFORD BUS STATION - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN (evenings) - Crooked Billet - Chingford Mount - New Road - CHINGFORD Fantaseas Leisure Park (except evenings)
Extended from Chingford Mount to Fantaseas.

 

T357 shows off the short lived Fantaseas destination

 

10.10.92
NP101+
10dd
9dd
5dd
Contract reassigned to
Capital Citybus

STRATFORD BUS STATION - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Withdrawn between Walthamstow Central and Chingford.

 

14.12.96
H101+
10MET
9MET
7MET

STRATFORD BUS STATION - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Reallocated to Hackney Wick Garage (H)

30.05.98
H
11dd
11dd
10dd
        inc 215

STRATFORD BUS STATION - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Sunday operation joint with Route 215.

Extracted from 1998 leaflet
26.02.00
H
11dd
11dd
6dd

STRATFORD BUS STATION -
WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Sunday joint operation with 215 removed.

01.01
H
14DML
14DML
8DML

STRATFORD BUS STATION - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Converted to single deck operation


 

 

DML735 was part of the controversial conversion scheme to single deck operation

 

28.04.01
H
14SLF/3LN
14SLF
8SLF

STRATFORD BUS STATION - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Three double deck buses introduced.

27.10.01
H
17TNL
14TNL
8TNL

STRATFORD BUS STATION - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Converted to double deck operation.

 

 

TN808 Back the Bid  livery

 

15.10.05
SD251+
14TA
14TA
9TA
Contract reassigned

23.02.08
WH251+
15TAS
15TAS
14TAS

STRATFORD BUS STATION - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Stratford (SD) closed. allocation moved to new base at Canning Town named West Ham (WH)

16.10.10
WH251+
15TAS
15TAS
14TAS

STRATFORD BUS STATION - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Contract extended for two years

 

18252 Stratford Broadway

 

13.10.12
NP11+
15WVL
15WVL
8WVL
Contract reassigned

STRATFORD Bus Station  -  WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION
Contract reassigned to Go-Ahead London General operating from Northumberland Park (NP)

WVL200 Walthamstow Central

© Robert Mighton

14.10.17
T251+
16TA
16TA
9TA
Contract reassigned

STRATFORD Bus Station  -  WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION
Contract reassigned to Stagecoach operating from Leyton (T)

12431 Stratford Bus Station

© Martin Conway

Operating Garages

T Leyton
Changeover point at Garage

WH West Ham
Changeover point at Stratford

H Hackney Wick
Changeover point at Stratford Bus Station ?

NP Northumberland Park
Changeover point at Walthamstow Central Station

SD Stratford
Changeover point - buses run light to garage

WH Canning Town
Changeover point at Stratford Bus Station

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Tuesday, 21.01.20