Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
20.03.93
TT
7 midi
6 midi
3 midi
DAILY NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE operated by Docklands Transit


BARKING TOWN CENTRE - Longbridge Road - South Park Drive - Eton Road - - Sunnyside Road - Ilford Town Centre - Cranbrook Road - The Drive - Redbridge - Wanstead - Eastern Avenue - LEYTONSTONE Green Man

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

10.07.93
TT
7 midi
6 midi
3 midi

BARKING TOWN CENTRE - REDBRIDGE STATION
Withdrawn between Redbridge and Leytonstone - Route 145 extended from Redbridge to Leytonstone to compensate

25.06.94
TT
7 midi
6 midi
3 midi

REDBRIDGE STATION - BARKING London Road : - -A406 - BECKTON Savacentre (not before 0700 Mon-Sat and before 0800 Sunday and after 2215 daily )
Extended from Barking to BECKTON Savacentre

12.11.94
TT
7 midi
6 midi
4 midi

BECKTON Savacentre - REDBRIDGE Falmouth Gardens
Extended from Redbridge Station to Falmouth Gardens operating in a one way loop via Redbridge Lane Falmouth Gardens and Redbridge Lane South (Hail & Ride)

 

DT402 Ilford

 


11.10.97
BK181+
7PD
6PD
4PD
Operation transferred to Stagecoach (BK)

BECKTON Savacentre - REDBRIDGE Falmouth Gardens
New operator

 

PD721 Beckton

 


24.03.01
BK
12PD
11PD
6PD

REDBRIDGE Falmouth Gardens -Redbridge Station - Eastern Avenue - The Drive - Ilford - South Park Drive - Loxford Lane - Ilford Lane - Fanshawe Avenue - Barking - A406 - slip Roads to Jenkins lane - Eric Clarke Lane - Showcase Cinema - Claps Gate Lane - Sainsbury's - (double run) Royal Docks Road - Woolwich Manor Way - Ferndale Street - Cyprus Place -
- CYPRUS East Ham Manor Way
Diverted in Barking Area via Loxford Lane instead of Fair Cross and extended from Beckton to Cyprus and start of new contract


04.09.04
BK181+
12DM
11DM
6DM

REDBRIDGE Falmouth Gardens - - Sainsbury's - (double run) Royal Docks Road - Armada Way - Tesco (double run) - Woolwich Manor Way - Ferndale Street - Cyprus Place - - CYPRUS East Ham Manor Way
Falmouth Gardens terminal revised so that buses now stand in Roding Lane South
Diverted at Beckton via Armada Way

 

DM257 at the much photographed carpet shop in London Road

 


28.01.06
BK181+
12DM
11DM
6DM

REDBRIDGE Falmouth Gardens - Armada Way - Gallions Reach Retail Park ( double run ) - CYPRUS East Ham Manor Way
Diverted at Armada Way to double run via Gallions Reach Retail Park - Tesco access Road route withdrawn.


07.11.08
BK181+
15DM
14DM
12DM

REDBRIDGE Falmouth Gardens - BECKTON STATION
Extended from Cyprus to Beckton Station via Cyprus Station - East Ham Manor Way - Woolwich Manor Way - Beckton Bus Station (for Beckton Station)


26.03.11
BK181+
15DE
14DE
12DE
Start of new contract with new Enviro E200

REDBRIDGE Falmouth Gardens - BECKTON STATION
Contract renewal

 

36298 Beckton stand


30.04.16
BK181+
18DE
17DE
16DE

REDBRIDGE Falmouth Gardens - BECKTON STATION
Contract renewal with frequency increases

36667 at Ilford

© Lawrence Living


01.05.21
BK181+
18DE
18DE
12DE

REDBRIDGE Falmouth Gardens - BECKTON STATION
Contract extended for two years

29.04.23
DS251+
18SE
18SE
11SE
New Operator

REDBRIDGE Falmouth Gardens - BECKTON STATION
New Quality Incentive Contract, under Tranche 831 awarded to Blue Triangle from River Road (RR) Garage with new 60 capacity electric single deck buses.
Driver relief point will remain at Barking, London Road. No change to structure or frequency of route. Route will temporarily run from Henley Road (DS) garage.

SE271 Savage Gardens

SE271 Savage Gardens, Beckton

Ian Armstrong


Late June 2023
DS251+
18SEe
18SEe
11SEe

REDBRIDGE Falmouth Gardens - BECKTON STATION
Start of gradual conversion to electric buses

2023 Map

2023 map of Route366 Ilford Town Centre
Extracted from 2023 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk


Operating Garages

DS Henley Road, Silvertown
ibus code 142
Meal Reliefs London Road Barking and a few start/finish
Start/Finish Gallions Reach Station

TT Silvertown ( Docklands Transit )

BK Barking
Crew changeover point at garage
from 24.03.01 London Road - Barking

RR Barking
Crew changeover point at London Road Barking and Gallions Reach Station


 

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© Ian Armstrong 2024
Date of edit   Saturday, 06.01.24