Route History

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



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Saturday withdrawn between Wood Green and Winchmore Hill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.

01.07.64
WW
21RM
15RM
5RM
Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
31.12.66
WW
21RM
15RM
5RM

WOODFORD BRIDGE -: TURNPIKE LANE (Suns) -: WINCHMORE HILL (Mon-Sat) -: ENFIELD TOWN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday only Tottenham (AR) allocation withdrawn.

RM273 Cheshunt Road - Tottenham June 1968

© jim Blake

 

  RM217 parked at Queens Avenue, Winchmore Hill
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Withdrawn between Walthamstow and Enfield and diverted instead to Walthamstow Central Station - withdrawn section replaced by revised 123.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.

MB148 Claybury Hospital, February 1974

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03.08.75
WW61+
7DMS
5DMS
3DMS

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - WOODFORD BRIDGE (Mon-Fri peaks) - CLAYBURY HOSPITAL ( except Mon-Fri peaks)
Converted to double deck operation.

DMS1861 Highams Park Station on the first day of DMS operation

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19.03.77
WW61+
7DMS
5DMS
3DMS

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


19.05.81
WW61+
7T
7T
3T

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION -   BARKINGSIDE Fulwell Cross
D type withdrawn in favour of Leyland Titan.

T391 Claybury Hospital with in my opinion an uneccessarily cramped ultimate blind

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02.02.85
WW61+
6T
6T
--
29.07.90
TW
dd
dd
dd
New operator

Operation transferred to THAMESWAY

Thamesway 1894 Walthamstow Town Hall

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07.03.92
DX
6dd
6dd
3dd
New operator

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
Sunday evening service introduced.

Grey Green 491 Walthamstow Central

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20.03.93
DX41+
6dd
6dd
3sd

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

GG 936 Walthamstow Central Station

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27.04.96
DX41+
7dd
7dd
4dd

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.


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.

938 Walthamstow Central Station
02.04.98
DX41+
7dd
7dd
4sd
Formerly transferred to Arriva London NE
L524 Woodford Green
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

05.03.05
DX1+
10VLW
10VLW
6VLW

WALTHAMSTOW South Grove - BARKINGSIDE Tesco
New low floor double deck buses introduced

VLW92 Tesco stand at Barkingside with cherished number plate
06.03.10
DX1+
10VLW
10VLW
6VLW

WALTHAMSTOW South Grove - BARKINGSIDE Tesco
Contract extended for two years

VLW115 Walthamstow Central
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.

17827 Barkingside Tesco

04.03.17
T201+
13E
12E
10E

BARKINGSIDE Tesco  -  ST JAMES STREET
Contract extended for two years

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

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

06.02.21
T201+
11E
12E
10E

BARKINGSIDE Tesco  -  ST JAMES STREET
Mon-Fri reduced running time

 

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

 

Live visual

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Tuesday, 09.03.21