Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
04.09.82
BK1+
9T
8T
3T

RAINHAM Abbey Wood Lane - Dagenham - Rippleside   -  Movers Lane  -  Barking - BARKING GARAGE - (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat/Sun) Becontree Avenue - BECONTREE Chittys Lane
(Mon-Fri except evenings)
Additional Service: BARKING GARAGE - DAGENHAM Fords (Mon-Fri am journey)
NEW ROUTE replacing Route 156 and withdrawn section of Route 87

29.11.82
BK1+
9T
8T
3T

Rerouted at Barking via Ripple Road instead of Movers Lane and Barking By Pass following the completion of a railway bridge

 

 

 

T833 Ilford

 

 


27.10.84
BK21+
9T
7T
3T

RAINHAM - BARKING GARAGE (Mon-Sat evenings/Sun) - BECONTREE Chittys Lane (Mon-Fri except evenings/Sat shop hours)
Saturday shopping hours extended from Barking Garage to Becontree

I cannot find any documentation when the Fords journey was withdrawn so will assume 27.10.84 as it is not shown in allocation book

Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

21.06.86
BK21+
9T
7T
3T

Mon-Fri peaks and Saturday shopping hours service reduced as a result of changes to Route 165


21.11.87
BK21+
9T
6T
4T

RAINHAM - BARKING GARAGE (Mon-Fri evgs/Sat/Sun) Becontree Avenue - Green Lane - BECONTREE HEATH (Sat shop hours) - Whalebone Lane North - Rose Lane - MARKS GATE (Mon-Fri except evgs)
Saturday extended from Becontree to Becontree Heath and further extended Mon-Fri except evenings to MARKS GATE.

14.09.91
BK21+
7T
6T
4T

RAINHAM Abbey Wood Lane - Dagenham - Ripple Road - Barking - Little Ilford Lane - ILFORD Hainault Street
Diverted at Barking via Little Ilford Lane to Ilford
.
Withdrawn section between Barking and Becontree Heath / Marks Gate replaced by New Route B3

20.03.93
TT
6midi
5midi
2midi

RAINHAM Abbey Wood Lane - BARKING STATION
Operated by DOCKLANDS TRANSIT
Withdrawn between Barking and Ilford - and new contract commenced with DOCKLANDS TRANSIT

 

 

Docklands Transit 370

 

11.10.97
BK271+
6DT
6DT
5DT

Contract reassigned to Stagecoach East London (BK)

426

 

 

 

Plaxton Pointer 9.8m usually found on Route 106 is still awaiting a repaint into Stagecoach livery

 

 


22.08.98
BK271+
7PD
7PD
4PD

RAINHAM Abbey Wood Lane - Barking - Northern Relief Road - North Street - Harts Lane - Gurney Close - HARTS LANE ESTATE
Extended from Barking to Harts Lane Estate.

Map issued 22.08.98

24.03.01
BK271+
7PD
8PD
6PD

RAINHAM Abbey Wood Lane - BARKING STATION
Withdrawn between Barking and Harts Lane Estate - replaced by 368 extension.

 

 

PD714 Barking

 


25.03.06
BK271+
7DM
7DM
6DM
 
BK291
1TA ex 387
   

Contract renewal - one dd journey introduced pm peak Dagenham and Barking Station

26.03.11
RM1+
7E
7E
6E

Renewed contract
Allocation moved from Barking (BK) to Rainham (RM) and converted to double deck

 

 

 

19736 at Barking Station

© Samuel Letsu

 

 


22.09.12
RM1+
7E
7E
6E

RAINHAM Abbey Wood Lane - BARKING STATION
Rerouted eastbound  in Rainham via Viking Way instead of Broadway towards Abbey Wood Lane.

26.03.16
RM1+
7E
7E
7E

RAINHAM Abbey Wood Lane - BARKING STATION
Contract extended for two years

24.03.18
RM1+
7E
7E
7E

RAINHAM Abbey Wood Lane - BARKING STATION
Contract renewal

Operating Garages

BK Barking
Changeover point unknown

RM Rainham
Changeover point RAINHAM Tesco
- drivers swapping their bus for a company car/van to return to Rainham Garage

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Friday, 24.09.21