Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
04.09.82
NS41+
6T
6T
--

ROMFORD Parkside Hotel - Romford - Victoria Road - Gidea Park - Straight Road - Faringdon Avenue - Petersfield Avenue - Dagnam Park Drive - Colchester Rd - HAROLD WOOD STN
(Mon-Sat except late evenings)

21.11.87
NS41+
8T+
8T
--
    1T/294    

ILFORD STN - Gants Hill,l Newbury Park - Rose Lane - Eastern Avenue - Romford - Victoria Road - Gidea Park - Harold Hill - HAROLD WOOD STN ( Mon-Sat except late evenings)
Extended from Romford to Ilford via withdrawn 66A and 139.


23.10.89
NS41+
8T
8T
--

LFORD STN - Gants Hill - Newbury Park Station - Rose Lane - Eastern Avenue - Romford - Victoria Road - Gidea Park - Tescos - Harold Hill - HAROLD WOOD STN( Mon-Sat except late evenings)
Rerouted to double run via Tescos at Gidea Park.

T245

 

T245 Harold Wood Station

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05.01.91
NS41+
8T
8T
--

ILFORD STN - Gants Hill,l Newbury Park - Rose Lane - Eastern Avenue - Romford - Victoria Road - Gidea Park - Harold Hill - HAROLD WOOD STN ( Mon-Sat except late evenings)
The double run via Tescos withdrawn.

10.10.92
DM21+
9dd
9dd
6dd
Operation transferred to Capital Citybus
under LRT tendering process.

ILFORD HIGH ROAD Hainault Street - Gants Hill,l Newbury Park - Rose Lane - Eastern Avenue - Romford - Victoria Road - Gidea Park - Harold Hill - HAROLD WOOD STN
Sunday service introduced

 

 

First Capital 165 Rose Lane Estate

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14.10.00
DM21+
6dd
6dd
4dd

ROMFORD STATION - ILFORD HIGH ROAD Hainault Street
Withdrawn between Romford and Harold Hill - this section served by NEW ROUTE 496

 

 

410 Ilford High Road

 


02.01
DM21+
6SLF
6SLF
4SLF

ROMFORD  -  ILFORD
Converted to single deck operation

DMC519 Romford Station

 


15.10.05
NS451+
6DM
6DM
3DM
Contract reassigned to Stagecoach

ROMFORD  - ILFORD
New Contract with Stagecoach

16.10.10
NS451+
6DM
6DM
3DM

ROMFORD  - ILFORD
Contract renewal

 

36262 Sainsbury's stand at Ilford

 


17.10.15
NS451+
6DM
8DM
4DM

ROMFORD  - ILFORD
Contract renewal

19.08.16
NS451+
6SE
8SE
4SE
Night service
NS431+
--
3SE
3SE

ILFORD -  ROMFORD
Fri/Sat night service introduced to coincide with Central Line all night service

05.04.20
NS451+
6SE
8SE
4SE

ILFORD -  ROMFORD
Weekend all night service suspended

Taken from 2018 map drawn by MIke Harris
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30.01.21
NS451+
6SE
6SE
4SE

ILFORD -  ROMFORD
Mon-Fri running times reduced, new schedule commenced

Operating Garages

NS North Street
Changeover at garage

DM Dagenham
Changeover at Romford Station Bus Stand

R Rainham
Changeover at Romford Station Bus Stand

 

Live visual

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Thursday, 10.06.21