Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.04.60
WW
20RM
13RM
9RM


WOODFORD BRIDGE Crown & Crooked Billet - Chigwell Road - Snakes Lane - St Barnabas Road - Broadmead Road - Woodford Green - Woodford New Road - Forest Road - Walthamstow - Ferry Lane - Tottenham Hale - Bruce Grove - Lordship Lane - Westbury Avenue - TURNPIKE LANE STATION (Suns) -: Wood Green - Palmers Green - Green Lanes - WINCHMORE HILL Station Road (Mon-Sat) -: Ridge Avenue - Village Road - Park Avenue - London Road - ENFIELD TOWN Sydney Road (Mon-Fri peaks)
Trolleybus Replacement Route for Route 625
The total running time from Woodford Bridge to Enfield Town at this time was 69 minutes - I doubt if this could be achieved in a car these days.


12.10.60
WW
20RM+
11RM
9RM
    2RM/257    

WOODFORD BRIDGE -: TURNPIKE LANE (Suns) -: WOOD GREEN (Sats) -: WINCHMORE HILL (Mon-Fri) -: ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday withdrawn between Wood Green and Winchmore Hill

Scanned from May 1961 Red Book
09.10.63
AR
--
3RM
--
 
WW
20RM+2/257
12RM
5RM

WOODFORD BRIDGE -: TURNPIKE LANE (Suns) -: WINCHMORE HILL (Mon-Sat) -: ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday re-instated between Wood Green and Winchmore Hill
Saturday only Tottenham (AR) allocation added.

31.12.66
WW
21RM
15RM
5RM

Saturday only Tottenham (AR) allocation withdrawn.

RM273

RM273 Cheshunt Road - Tottenham June 1968

© jim Blake

 

275 RM217  RM217 parked at Woodford ?
07.09.68
WW
6MB
5MB
3MB

WOODFORD BRIDGE - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION
CONVERTED TO SINGLE DECK ONE PERSON OPERATION
Withdrawn between Walthamstow and Enfield and diverted instead to Walthamstow Central Station - withdrawn section replaced by revised 123.

19.06.71
WW
7MB
5MB
3MB

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - WOODFORD BRIDGE (Mon-Fri peaks) - Cross Road ( return via Manor Road ) private Road to CLAYBURY HOSPITAL ( except Mon-Fri peaks)
Extended from Woodford Bridge to Claybury Hospital except Mon-Fri peaks times.

08.01.72
WW
7MB
5MB
3MB

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - Hoe Street - Forest Road - Hale End Road - The Avenue - Chingford Lane - Woodford Green - WOODFORD BRIDGE (Mon-Fri peaks) - Cross Road ( return via Manor Road ) private Road to CLAYBURY HOSPITAL ( except Mon-Fri peaks)
Diverted between Forest Road and Woodford Green as shown in italics.

275_MB388 

 

 

MBS388 Walthamstow Central followeed by an RT on Route 38

 

03.08.75
WW
7DMon-Sat
5DMon-Sat
3DMon-Sat

Converted to double deck operation.

19.03.77
WW61+
7DMon-Sat
5DMon-Sat
3DMon-Sat

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - Woodford Bridge - Tomswood Road - BARKINGSIDE Fulwell Cross
Daily service extended from Woodford Bridge to Barkingside

 

DMS974 Parked in Walthamstow Central Station

© Paul Scoote


19.05.81
WW61+
7T
7T
3T

D type withdrawn in favour of Leyland Titan.

02.02.85
WW61+
6T
6T
--

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - BARKINGSIDE Fulwell Cross (Mon-Sat)
Sunday service withdrawn.

17.03.85
WW61+
6T
5T
2T

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - BARKINGSIDE Fulwell Cross (Mon-Sat/ Sun afts)
Sunday afternoon service re-introduced.

03.08.85
T
7LS
8LS
--
 
WW61+
--
--
2T


LEYTON GREEN (Mon-Sat garage journeys)-: WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - BARKINGSIDE Fulwell Cross (Mon-Sat/ Sun afts)
Mon-Sat allocation transferred to Leyton (T) and converted to single deck operation.

LS227 at Barkingside is on layover before performing a garage journey March 1986

© Paul Scoote

24.05.86
EN
dd
dd
dd

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - BARKINGSIDE Fulwell Cross (Mon-Sat) -: Freemantle Road - Clayhall Avenue - CLAYBURY BROADWAY (Sun afts)
Operation transferred to Eastern National Citybus
Sunday service extended from Barkingside to Claybury Broadway via Route 129.

26.01.87
EN
dd
dd
dd

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - BARKINGSIDE Fulwell Cross (Mon-Sat) -: CLAYBURY BROADWAY (Sun afts) OR Fulwell Avenue - Caterham Avenue - Caterham Avenue - Clayhall Avenue and Fremantle Road terminating at BARKINGSIDE Fulwell Cross (one Mon-Fri journey in each peak ) in order to serve Caterham High School
Mon-Fri school journeys introduced as above.

29.07.90
TW
dd
dd
dd

Operation transferred to THAMESWAY

07.03.92
DX
6dd
6dd
3dd

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - BARKINGSIDE Fulwell Cross (Mon-Sat) -: BARKINGSIDE Fulwell Cross (one Mon-Fri journey in each peak ) CLAYBURY BROADWAY (Sun pm)
Operation transferred to Grey Green (Barking depot)
Sunday evening service introduced.

275_GG466 

 

Grey Green 466 Walthamstow Central

 

20.03.93
DX
6dd
6dd
3dd

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - BARKINGSIDE Fulwell Cross -: CATERHAM HIGH SCHOOL (one Mon-Fri journey in each peak )
Sunday service withdrawn between Barkingside and Claybury Broadway - Route 129 introduced on this day to compensate.
Loop working for Caterham High school withdrawn buses running direct via Fremantle Road

27.04.96
DX41+
7dd
7dd
4sd

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - BARKINGSIDE Tesco -: CATERHAM HIGH SCHOOL (one Mon-Fri journey in each peak )
Extended in Barkingside to new Tesco store - Caterham High school journeys altered in that they performed a loop working via Fulwell Avenue - Caterham Avenue - and Clayhall Avenue.


275_GG938 

 

 

938 loads at Walthamstow Central

08.03.97
DX41+
7dd
7dd
4sd

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - BARKINGSIDE Tesco -: CATERHAM HIGH SCHOOL ( Mon-Fri journeys in each peak )
The SDO journeys serving Caterham High School re-routed via Barkingside High Street and Clayhall Avenue instead of Fulwell Avenue - Caterham Avenue and Clayhall Avenue.

22.07.00
DX41+
10L
10L
6sd

WALTHAMSTOW South Grove - BARKINGSIDE Tesco
The SDO journeys to Caterham High School renumbered 675.
Daily service extended from Walthamstow Central to South Grove via Selborne Road

275 L574 

 

L524 Woodford Green

05.03.05
DX1+
10VLW
10VLW
6VLW

New low floor double deck buses introduced

06.03.10
DX1+
10VLW
10VLW
6VLW


Contract extended for two years

275_VLW92 

 

VLW92 Tesco stand at Barkingside with cherished number plate

03.03.12
T201+
10TA
10TA
7TA

New contract Stagecoach East London from (T) Leyton Garage - part of Route 97 was moved to West Ham to make room.

275_VLA137  VLA137 Walthamstow Central
275_17827  17287 Barkingside

04.03.17
T201+
13E
12E
10E

BARKINGSIDE Tesco  -  ST JAMES STREET
Contract extended for two years

Stagecoach East London 12149 LX61DCU  12149 at Walthamstow Central
29.04.17
T201+
13E
12E
10E

BARKINGSIDE Tesco  -  ST JAMES STREET
Start of Barkingside branding scheme


 
Click image to enlarge
 

 

10121 seen in Barkingside with the new branding livery

 

© Lawrence Living

02.03.19
T201+
13E
12E
10E

BARKINGSIDE Tesco  -  ST JAMES STREET
Contract renewal

2018 map

Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
Greater London Bus Map

 

Operating Garages

AR Tottenham
Changeover point Swan

WW Walthamstow
Changeover point Bell

T Leyton
Changeover point Hoe Street Market - Walthamstow
(2012) version

DX Barking
Changeover point Walthamstow Central or Barkingside Tesco

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2019
Date of edit   Tuesday, 26.02.19