Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
06.02.49
U
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--
11RT
15LT

BECONTREE HEATH - Barking - East Ham - Plaistow - Canning Town - Poplar - Stepney - Aldgate - Bank - High Holborn - Oxford Circus - Marble Arch - Paddington - Westbourne Park Road - Ladbroke Grove - Cambridge Gardens - St Quentin Avenue - WORMWOOD SCRUBS Dalgarno Gardens (Suns)
New route which was in effect the renumbering of Route 163

26.10.49
U
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--
26RT

LT type withdrawn

1950 entry
Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

17.10.51
U
--
--
26RTW

RT type replaced by RTW

RTW78

 

 

RTW78 still with war time restricted blinds even though the route was introduced after the war seen at Oxford Circus

 

06.07.52
U
--
--
26RTW

1952 map
Extracted from 1952 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
22.10.52
U
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--
26RTW

BECONTREE HEATH - LADBROKE GROVE Eagle (Suns)
Withdrawn between Ladbroke Grove and Wormwood Scrubs.

23A times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book - the complete book is available from the Sales List

26.11.58
Route withdrawn.

Operating Garage

U Upton Park
Meal reliefs and start / finish Priory Road

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2019
Date of edit   Thursday, 14.02.19