Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
18.04.70
D
10MBS
9MDS
9MBS

CLAPTON POND - BROMLEY BY BOW Seven Stars
New flat fare route replacing Route 208

Extracted fro 18.04.70 Red Book

18.11.72
D
11MBS
10MBS
7MBS

CLAPTON POND - BROMLEY BY BOWSTN
Bow terminal now at Station

Extracted fro 17.02.73 Red Book

13.08.73
D
11MBS/MS
10MBS/MS
7MBS/MS

CLAPTON POND - BROMLEY BY BOWSTN
Experimental MS type introduced

MBS481 Clapton Pond

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19.11.73
D
11LS/MS
10LS/MS
7LS/MS

CLAPTON POND - BROMLEY BY BOW STN
MBS type replaced by Leyland National

 

One of a number of classes that came and went during the 'sixties and 'seventies. In this case they were an experimental batch of 6 trialled against LNs on route S2, put into store in 1976 and mostly sold to Newport Corporation in 1978.

London Transport: MS5 (PGC205L) from Dalston Garage on Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach on Route S2


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13.06.76
D61+
11SMS
11SMS
7SMS

CLAPTON POND - BROMLEY BY BOW STN
LS/MS type replaced by SMS

SMS225 Clapton Pond

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24.11.79
D61+
9LS
8LS
5LS

CLAPTON POND - BROMLEY BY BOW STN
SMS type replaced by Leyland National

25.04.81
PR171+
9LS
8LS
5LS

CLAPTON Kenninghall Road - Homerton - Old Ford - Bow - Bromley By Bow - POPLAR GARAGE
Dalston garage closed - route transferred to Poplar (PR)
Extended from Bromley By Bow to Poplar Garage via Route 108
Extended from Clapton Pond to Kenninghall Road roundabout

20.07.81
PR171+
9LS
8LS
5LS

UPPER CLAPTON Dudlington Road ( Mon-Fri ) - CLAPTON Kenninghall Road - ( Sat /Sun ) - POPLAR GARAGE
Mon-Fri extended from Clapton via Upper Clapton Road - Mount Pleasant Lane - Dudlington Road - Southwold Road - Upper Clapton Road and return

24.04.82
PR171+
8LS
8LS
4LS

CLAPTON Kenninghall Road -- POPLAR GARAGE
Withdrawn between Clapton Kenninghall Road roundabout and Dudlington Road

27.10.84
PR171+
8LS
8LS
4LS

LEE VALLEY ICE CENTRE ( Sat / Sun ) - CLAPTON Kenninghall Road - ( Mon-Fri ) - POPLAR GARAGE
Saturday and Sunday extended via Lea Bridge Road to Lee Valley Ice Centre

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02.11.85
WH191+
8LS
10LS
6LS

LEE VALLEY ICE CENTRE ( Sat / Sun ) - CLAPTON Kenninghall Road - ( Mon-Fri ) - STRATFORD Bus Station
Poplar Garage closed - route diverted at Bromley By Bow to Stratford

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LS56 Urswick Road, Clapton

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24.02.90
BW211+
12RB
11RB
4RB

STRATFORD  -  CLAPTON ( Mon-Sat )  -  LEE VALLEY ICE CENTRE ( Suns )
West Ham (WH) allocation moved to Bow (BW) - two year contract issued

RB11 Stratford Broadway

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01.12.90
BW211+
12RB
11RB
4RB

STRATFORD  -  CLAPTON Nightingale Road ( Mon-Sat )  -  LEE VALLEY ICE CENTRE ( Suns )
Mon-Fri Clapton Terminal revised to stand in Nightingale Road

26.09.92
SD211+
12RB+
11RB
7RB
    2MRL/P14    

STRATFORD  -  CLAPTON Nightingale Road ( Mon-Sat )  -  LEE VALLEY ICE CENTRE ( Suns )
Allocation moved from Bow (BW) to Stratford Base (SD)

MRL132 Stratford Broadway

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05.12.92
SD211+
12RB
11RB+
7RB
      1RB/100  

STRATFORD  -  CLAPTON Nightingale Road
Withdrawn between Clapton and Lee Valley Ice Centre

11.09.93
SD211+
12RB
11RB+
7RB
      1RB/100  

STRATFORD  -  CLAPTON Nightingale Road
Rerouted between Old Ford and Hackney Wick via Wansbeck Road - Rothbury Road and Chapman Road instead of Cadogan Terrace
This was due to speed humps fitted onto Cadogan Terrace

28.02.98
H211+
12sd
11sd
6sd
Contract reassigned

STRATFORD  -  CLAPTON Nightingale Road
New contract awarded to First Capital using low floor single deck Darts
Rerouted at Homerton to serve Homerton Hospital

 

East Lancs Spryte 10.3m First Capital 715

 

MARCH 2001
Operated as First London

Extracted from First London map drawn by Mike Harris

01.03.03
H
14DML
12DML
10DML
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STRATFORD  -  CLAPTON Nightingale Road
Start of new contract

 

DML41764 outside Bow Garage (BW)

 

 

05.07.08


Withdrawn - replaced by  Routes 425 and 488

Garages

D Dalston (D)
Changeover point Clapton Pond

H Hackney ( First )
Changeover point not known

BW Bow
Changeover point outside garage

PR Poplar
Changeover point at garage

SD Stratford Base
Changeover point at Stratford

WH West Ham
Changeover point at Stratford 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Tuesday, 07.06.22