Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.01.65
PR
7RM
--
--
 
Q
7RM
--
--

HERNE HILL Post Office - Denmark Hill ( Mon-Fri except evenings) CAMBERWELL GREEN ( Mon-Fri ) Elephant & Castle - Borough - London Bridge - Fenchurch Street - Aldgate - Stepney - Limehouse - BLACKWALL TUNNEL ( Mon-Fri ) Canning Town - Silvertown - NORTH WOOLWICH Free Ferry (Mon-Fri peaks)
NEW Mon-Fri ROUTE : replacing withdrawn section of Route 40  and 48 entirely:

First and last times at introduction
RM97 at North Woolwich

RM97 waits at the Ferry terminal to perform a short working journey to Stepney instead of Aldgate

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31.12.66
PR
5RM
7RM
--
 
Q
7RM+
7RM
--
    1RT/59A    

HERNE HILL Post Office - (Mon-Fri except evgs/Sat afts) CAMBERWELL GREEN (Mon-Fri/Sat am and evgs) -BLACKWALL TUNNEL (MS) -NORTH WOOLWICH Free Ferry (MS peaks)
Saturday Route introduced to replace withdrawn Route 40B


31.12.66
PR
5RM
7RM
--
 
Q
7RM+
7RM
--
    1RT/59A    

HERNE HILL Post Office - (Mon-Fri except evgs/Sat afts) CAMBERWELL GREEN (Mon-Fri/Sat am and evgs) -BLACKWALL TUNNEL (MS) -NORTH WOOLWICH Free Ferry (MS peaks)
Southbound buses diverted via London Bridge Station intead of Borough High Street direct

RT4803 Elephant & Castle

RT4803 Elephant & Castle

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25.10.69
PR
8RM
7RM
--
 
Q
7RM
7RM
--

Taken from October 1969 allocation book
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18.04.70
PR31+
16RM
--
--
 
Q
7RM
--
--

HERNE HILL Post Office - (Mon-Fri except evgs) -  CAMBERWELL GREEN (Mon-Fri) - BLACKWALL TUNNEL (Mon-Fri) - NORTH WOOLWICH Free Ferry (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday Route replaced by Route 40 alteration


22.04.78
Renumbered 40. Operating Garages PR Poplar
Changeover point Aberfeldy Street Q Camberwell
Changeover point Denmark Hill

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Map 1970

Extracted from 1970 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

Extracted from 1970 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
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Herne Hill section North Woolwich section


© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Friday, 25.06.21