Route History

21.06.80
PR151+
6DMS
6DMS
--

ALDGATE Minories Bus Station - Commercial Road - Stepney - Limehouse - West India Dock - West Ferry Road - Cubitt Town - POPLAR Blackwall Tunnel ( Mon-Sat except evenings ) - East India Dock Road - LIMEHOUSE (Mon-Fri except peaks / Sat)
NEW Mon-Sat OPO ROUTE

DMS265 West Ferry Road

 

 

DMS265 on the first day of operation at West Ferry Road

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18.04.82
PR151+
6T
6T
--

ALDGATE - POPLAR Blackwall Tunnel ( Mon-Sat except evenings ) - LIMEHOUSE (Mon-Fri except peaks / Sat)
DMS type replaced by Titan

T460 seen at Cubitt Town

© Colin Stannard


27.10.84
WH111+
9T
8T
--

ALDGATE Minories Bus Station - Minories - East Smithfield - The Highway - Butcher Row - Commercial Road - Limehouse - West Ferry Road - East Ferry Road - Limeharbour - Marshwall - Prestons Road - Poplar - East India Dock Road - Canning Town - Barking Road - New Barn Street - Newham Way - Tollgate Road - EAST BECKTON District Centre (MS)
Rerouted between Aldgate and Limehouse via The Highway instead of Commercial Road.
Rerouted on Isle of Dogs via Limeharbour instead of Manchester Road

Rerouted at Poplar via Canning Town to East Beckton - the Poplar to Limehouse section withdrawn.
PR allocation moved to West Ham (WH)

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02.11.85
WH111+
9T
7T
--

ALDGATE Minories Bus Station - Minories - East Smithfield - The Highway - Butcher Row - Commercial Road - Limehouse - West Ferry Road - East Ferry Road - Limeharbour - Marshwall - Prestons Road - POPLAR Bazeley Street (MS) - East India Dock Road - Canning Town - Barking Road - Greengate - WEST HAM GARAGE (MS garage journeys)
Withdrawn between Poplar and East Beckton except for garage journeys to West Ham.

25.10.86
WH111+
7LS+
7T
--
    1T/10
1T/225
1T/276
   

ALDGATE - POPLAR Bazeley Street (MS) - WEST HAM GARAGE (MS garage journeys)
Converted to single deck operation except for a few peak journeys using buses ex other routes

28.02.87
WH111+
4LS
--
--

ALDGATE - POPLAR Bazeley Street (Mon-Fri peaks ) - WEST HAM GARAGE ( garage journeys )
Mon-Fri Route reduced to peaks only - Saturday Route withdrawn.

LS160 Aldgate High Street

LS160 turning into the Minories from Aldgate High Street

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21.11.87
Withdrawn - LDO 20.11.87.
The DLR had opened in August thus making this route unnecesary.

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Fares for 56

Operating Garages

PR Poplar
Changeover point Bazely Street

WH West Ham
Changeover point Abbey Arms

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Tuesday, 29.06.21