Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
25.09.93
SD271+
6MRL
6MRL
5MRL
NEW CONTRACT

BETHNAL GREEN Three Colts Lane - Roman Road - Globe Road - Stepney Green - White Horse Lane - Ben Johnson Road,Rhodeswell Road - St Paul;s Way - Bow Common Lane - Upper North Street - Cordelia Street - Chrisp Street - Poplar All Saints DLR - East India Dock Road - Blair Street - Aberfeldy Street,Abbott Road - Ettrick Street - POPLAR Aberfeldy Estate
NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE - It was intended to start from BETHNAL GREEN Chest Hospital but this was delayed due to speed hump problems.


12.11.94
SD271+
6MRL
6MRL
5MRL

BETHNAL GREEN Three Colts Lane  -  POPLAR Aberfeldy Estate
Buses now run both ways via Blair Street towards Bethanl Green instead of Ettrick Street

25.02.95
SD271+
6MRL
6MRL
5MRL

BETHNAL GREEN Chest Hospital - Bonner Road - Old Ford Road - Cambridge Heath Road - Bethnal Green Stn - POPLAR Aberfeldy Street
Extended from Bethnal Green Station to Chest Hospital

25.04.98
SD271+
6MRL
6MRL
5MRL

BETHNAL GREEN Three Colts Lane - Roman Road - Globe Road - Stepney Green - White Horse Lane - Ben Johnson Road,Rhodeswell Road - St Paul;s Way - Bow Common Lane - Upper North Street - Cordelia Street - Chrisp Street - Willis Street - Hay Currie Street - Burcham Street - St Leonards Road - Zetland Road - and contra flow bus lane underneath Blackwall Tunnel approach Road POPLAR Aberfeldy Estate
Diverted at Poplar to serve Teviot Estate as shown in blue instead of via East India Dock Road

1998 map
Taken from leaflet dated 25.04.98

18.09.99
SD271+
6MRL
6MRL
5MRL

BETHNAL GREEN Chest Hospital - CANNING TOWN STATION
Extended from Aberfeldy Street via Blair Street - Abbott Road - East India Dock Road to Canning Town Bus Station. Returning buses have to spur via Leamouth Road and back to East India Dock Road due to a no right turn from EIDR into Abbott Road

March 2000 map
Taken from leaflet dated 04.03.2000

04.03.00
SD271+
9SLD
9SLD
7SLD

BETHNAL GREEN  -  CANNING TOWN
Contract renewal and converted to low floor single deck and frequencies increased

 

 

 

SLD106 at an unknown location

 

 


05.03.05
H
8DM
8DM
6DM
Contract reassigned

BETHNAL GREEN  -  CANNING TOWN
New operator

 

DM41271 seen here at the Chest Hospital sporting an unusual blind which gives the Chest Hospital preference over Bethnal Green

 


01.12.07
DM581+
8DM
8DM
6DM

BETHNAL GREEN  -  CANNING TOWN
Reallocated to Dagenham Garage (DM)

04.04.09
LI401+
8DM
8DM
6DM

BETHNAL GREEN  -  CANNING TOWN
Reallocated to Lea Valley Interchange (LI)

01.11.10
LI401+
8DM
8DM
6DM

BETHNAL GREEN  -  CANNING TOWN
Rerouted in Poplar from Zetland Road via A12 northbound - Devon Street - Twelvetrees Crescent - Gillender Street - and A12southbound to reach Abbott Road


30.07.11
LI401+
8DM
8DM
6DM

BETHNAL GREEN  -  CANNING TOWN
Rerouted in Poplar towards Canning Town from Zetland Road to a direct rh turn onto A12 and then into Abbott Road.
This replaced a contra flow bus lane to the west of A12

03.03.12
HK111+
8solo
8solo
6solo
Contract reassigned to CT Plus with new Optare Solo buses

BETHNAL GREEN  -  CANNING TOWN
New operator

Extracted from Current TFL North East London map ( 2016 )

OS25 Canning Town roundabout

© Ian Armstrong

04.03.17
HK111+
9solo
9solo
6solo

BETHNAL GREEN Bonner Road  -  CANNING TOWN
Contract renewal using existing Solo buses and Enviro 200 MMC type

HCT1223 Canning Town

© Mark McWalter


05.03.22
HK111+
9solo
8solo
6solo

BETHNAL GREEN Bonner Road  -  CANNING TOWN
Contract extended for two years

27.08.22
HK111+
9solo
8solo
6solo
logo
New operator

BETHNAL GREEN Bonner Road  -  CANNING TOWN
Change of operator , HCT purchased by Stagecoach

47997

Stagecoach 47997 seen in corporte colours at Canning Town

© EnviroTrident_



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Operating Garages

SD Stratford
Changeover point not known

H Hackey Waterden Road
Changeover point not known

LI Lea Valley Interchange
Changeover point Canning Town

DM Dagenham
Changeover point Canning Town

HK Ash Grove
Changeover point Bonner Road stand

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2024
Date of edit   Monday, 17.04.23