Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
RD
2ST
ex 86 ST
--
 
G
--
ex 86 LT
--
 
U
6TD
ex 86 TD
10TD

STRATFORD BROADWAY - Forest Gate - Manor Park - Ilford - Seven Kings - Chadwell Heath - Romford - Roneo Corner - Hornchurch - UPMINSTER Bell
Renumbered from 186

Taken from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

28.11.34
AP
2LT
ex 86
ex 86
 
G
--
ex 86 LT
--
 
U
6TD
ex 86 TD
10TD

STRATFORD  -  UPMINSTER
Hornchurch (RD) withdrawn but Daily Seven Kings (AP) introduced

12.12.34
RD
2ST
ex 86 LT
ex 86
 
U
6TD
ex 86 TD
10TD

STRATFORD  -  UPMINSTER
Mon-Sat Hornchurch (RD) reintroduced
Seven Kings (AP) withdrawn

05.06.35
G
--
*LT
--
 
U
8TD
ex 86 TD
10TD

STRATFORD  -  UPMINSTER
Hornchurch (RD) withdrawnb
Saturday only Forest Gate (G) introduced

09.12.36
AP
12LT
12LT
7LT
 
RD
3ST
3ST
8ST

MILE END - Bow - Stratford - Forest Gate - Manor Park - Ilford - Seven Kings - Chadwell Heath - Romford - Roneo Corner - Hornchurch - UPMINSTER Bell
Extended daily from Stratford to Mile End
G and U replaced by AP and RD

23.02.38
AP
12LT
12LT
7LT
 
RD
3ST
3ST
8ST

MILE END ( Mon-Fri / Sat am / Sun) -- STRATFORD ( Sat pm ) - UPMINSTER Bell
Saturday pm withdrawn between Stratford and Mile End

04.05.38
AP
12LT
13LT+
6LT
      2LT/25A  
 
RD
3ST
3ST
7ST

MILE END ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) -- STRATFORD ( Sat pm / Sun) - UPMINSTER Bell
Sunday withdrawn between Stratford and Mile End

13.12.39
AP
14LT
14LT
6LT
 
G
--
--
12STL
 
RD
4ST
4ST
--

LIMEHOUSE Eastern Hotel - Campbell Road - Bow - Stratford - Forest Gate - Manor Park - Ilford - Seven Kings - Chadwell Heath - Romford - Hornchurch - UPMINSTER The Bell
Withdrawn between Bow and Mile End - diverted instead to Limehouse

Sunday RD withdrawn but G introduced

03.01.40
AP
14LT
14LT
6LT
 
G
--
--
12STL
 
RD
4ST
4ST
--
 
U
--
9LT
--

LIMEHOUSE Eastern Hotel - UPMINSTER The Bell
S
aturday only U introduced

20.03.40
AP
14LT
14LT
10LT
 
RD
4ST
4ST
--
 
U
--
9LT
7LT

LIMEHOUSE Eastern Hotel - UPMINSTER The Bell
Sunday U introduced at the expense of  G

20.11.40
AP
16LT
10LT
--
 
RD
9ST
9ST
6STL
 
U
--
5LT+
12LT
      1LT/25C  

LIMEHOUSE Eastern Hotel - UPMINSTER The Bell ( Mon-Fri / Sat am ) - CORBETS TEY Huntsman & Hounds ( Mon-Fri evgsSat pm / Sun )
Mon-Fri evgs - Sat pm and Sun extended from Upminster to Corbets Tey

21.04.43
AP
7LT
7LT
--
 
RD
9STL
9STL
6STL
 
U
8LT
8LT+
12LT
      1LT/101  

LIMEHOUSE Eastern Hotel -- UPMINSTER The Bell ( Mon-Fri / Sat am ) - CORBETS TEY Huntsman & Hounds ( Sat pm / Sun )
Mon-Fri evgs withdrawn between Upminster and Corbets Tey
Mon-Fri U introduced

05.05.43
AP
7LT
7LT
--
 
RD
9STL
9STL
6STL
 
U
8LT
8LT+
12LT
      1LT/101  

LIMEHOUSE Eastern Hotel -- HORNCHURCH GARAGE ( Sun am ) - UPMINSTER The Bell ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - CORBETS TEY Huntsman & Hounds ( Sat pm / Sun pm)
Sunday am withdrawn between Hornchurch Garage and Corbets Tey

15.07.45
AP
7LT+
7LT+
--
    1LT/139 1LT/148  
 
RD
8STL
8STL
6STL
 
U
11LT
12LT+
16LT
      5LT/101  

LIMEHOUSE Eastern Hotel -- UPMINSTER The Bell ( Mon-Fri / Sat am ) - CORBETS TEY Huntsman & Hounds ( Sat pm / Sun )
Sun am reinstated between Upminster and Corbets Tey

Date of Upminster terminal change between late 1947 and January 1949 ?

14.05.52
AP
7STL
8STL
--
 
RD
7STL
8STL
11STL
 
U
7STL
14RT
14RT

LIMEHOUSE Eastern Hotel -- UPMINSTER STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am ) - CORBETS TEY Huntsman & Hounds ( Sat pm / Sun )
Type change as above.

22.10.52
AP
7STL
8STL
8RTL
 
RD
7STL
8STL
11STL
 
U
12STL
14RT
--

LIMEHOUSE Eastern Hotel -- UPMINSTER STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am ) - CORBETS TEY Huntsman & Hounds ( Sat pm / Sun )
Sunday AP introduced - Sunday U withdrawn.


03.02.54
AP
--
3RTL
--
 
NS
12RT
4RT
--
 
RD
8RTL
13RTL
12RTL
 
U
6RT
10RT
8RT

LIMEHOUSE Eastern Hotel -- UPMINSTER STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am ) - CORBETS TEY Huntsman & Hounds ( Sat pm / Sun )
MON-FRI - AP withdrawn - NS introduced
SAT - NS introduced.
SUN - AP withdrawn - U introduced.

01.06.55
NS
11RT
7RT
--
 
RD
8RT
11RT
10RT
 
U
6RT
10RT
7RT

LIMEHOUSE Eastern Hotel -- UPMINSTER STATION ( Mon-Fri / Sat am ) - CORBETS TEY Huntsman & Hounds ( Sat pm / Sun )
Saturday only AP allocation withdrawn. RD changed from RTL to RT type.


20.08.58
NS
9RT
7RT
--
 
RD
9RT
10RT
10RT
 
U
7RT
7RT
10RT

LIMEHOUSE - UPMINSTER PARK ESTATE (Mon-Sat) or CORBETS TEY (Suns)
Mon-Sat extended from Upminster to Upminster Park Estate partly replacing Route 249 - (Sat journeys to Corbets Tey withdrawn)

26.11.58
NS
9RT
7RT
--
 
RD
9RT
10RT
3RT
 
U
7RT
12RT
12RT

LIMEHOUSE - UPMINSTER STN (Suns) - UPMINSTER PARK ESTATE (Mon-Sat)
Sunday withdrawn between Upminster and Corbets Tey.

19.08.59
Renumbered 86

Operating Garages

AP Seven Kings
Changeover point outside garage

NS North Street - Romford
Changeover point Romford Station ?

RD Hornchurch
Changeover point outside garage

U Upton Park
Changeover point FOREST GATE Green Street