Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
15.08.62
BK
5RT
6RT
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BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Sat) - Green Lane - Becontree - Bennetts Castle Lane - Longbridge Road - Barking - East Ham - Upton Park - PLAISTOW Greengate ( Mon-Fri / Sat evenings ) - CANNING TOWN ( Sats except evenings )
Route introduced to partly replace withdrawn section of Route 5

09.10.63
BK
5RT
--
--
 
WH321+
--
6RTL
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BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Sat) -  PLAISTOW Greengate (Mon-Fri) - CANNING TOWN (Sats)
Saturday BK allocation transferred to WH.

RTL681 (WH)  seen at ?

Part of Jeff Lloyd collection


Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map


27.01.65
U
11RT
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--

BECONTREE HEATH - CANNING TOWN ( Mon-Fri ) - SILVERTOWN Holt Road ( Mon-Fri peaks )
Barking (BK) & West Ham (WH)allocations withdrawn.
Mon-Fri Upton Park (U) allocation introduced.
Mon-Fri extended from Plaistow to Canning Town and further extended from Canning Town to Silvertown peak timesvia Route 58.

Taken from Alterations ( no.1 ) Booklet dated 18 November 1964

RT2447 Barking Road where the trolleybus poles are still in place

 


02.09.65
U
11RM
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--

BECONTREE HEATH - CANNING TOWN (Mon-Fri) - SILVERTOWN Holt Road (Mon-Fri peaks)
RT type replaced by RM.

31.12.66
Route withdrawn.

Operating Garages

BK Barking
Changeover point
outside garage

U Upton Park
Changeover point
Priory Road

WH West Ham
Changeover point
Greengate