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NEW ROUTE replacing withdrawn part of Route 262.

This has been extracted from the December 1988 allocation book and is part of a collection of 20 books which are available for sale
THE 1980,s collection has 20 books - the 1990's collection has 25 books
The collections are £6 each - £5 going to Great Ormonde Street Hospital

Allocation Books

04.03.89
T81+
9T
11T
6T

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.

T342 shows off the short lived Fantaseas destination

This image available with the
Titan download

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

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Withdrawn between Walthamstow Central and Chingford.

 

Dennis Dominator 263 at Walthamstow Central

This image available with the
First London download

14.12.96
H101+
10MET
9MET
7MET

Reallocated to Hackney Wick Garage (H)

30.05.98
H
11dd
11dd
10dd

Sunday operation joint with Route 215.

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

Sunday joint operation with 215 removed.


01.01
H
14DML
14DML
8DML

Converted to single deck operation

 

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

This image available with the
First London download

28.04.01
H
14SLF/3LN
14SLF
8SLF

Three double deck buses introduced.

27.10.01
H
17TNL
14TNL
8TNL

Converted to double deck operation.

TN808 Back the Bid  livery

This image available with the
First London download

15.10.05
SD251+
14TA
14TA
9TA
Contract reassigned
 
23.02.08
WH251+
15TAS
15TAS
14TAS

Stratford (SD) closed. allocation moved to new base at Canning Town named West Ham (WH)

16.10.10
WH251+
15TAS
15TAS
14TAS

Contract extended for two years

18250 Stratford

This image available with the
Stagecoach  download

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+
Contract reassigned

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

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 2019
Date of edit   Tuesday, 10.10.17