Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
26.02.47
T
2T
2T
2T

BARKINGSIDE Old Maypole - New North Road - HAINAULT Regarder Road
NEW ROUTE

10.12.47
T
3LT
3LT
3LT

BARKINGSIDE Old Maypole - New North Road - Manford Way - CHIGWELL ROW
Extended from Hainault to Chigwell Row.

05.05.48
AP
6RT
6RT
9RT

ILFORD STATION - Gants Hill - Barkingside - Hainault - Manford Way - CHIGWELL ROW.
Extended from Barkingside to Ilford - and allocation transferred from Leyton (T) to Seven Kings (AP)

26.10.49
AP
12RTL
14RTL
11RTL

ILFORD  -  CHIGWELL ROW
RT type exchanged for RTL

11.10.50
AP
15RTL
13RTL
7RTW
14RTW

ILFORD  -  CHIGWELL ROW
RTW type introduced.

02.05.51
AP
16RTL
22RTL
14RTL

ILFORD  -  CHIGWELL ROW
RTW type withdrawn.


16.03.55
AP
13RTL
23RTL
15RTL

EAST HAM White Horse - (Suns) Browning Road - Little Ilford Lane - ILFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - CHIGWELL ROW
Sunday extended from Ilford to East Ham via Route 147.

04.05.55
AP
12RTL
22RTL
16RTL

EAST HAM White Horse - (Suns) Browning Road - Little Ilford Lane - ILFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - CHIGWELL ROW ( Mon-Sat ) - LAMBOURNE END (Summer Sundays)
Summer Sundays extended from Chigwell Row to Lambourne End.

30.04.58
AP
9RTL
16RTL
18RTL


20.08.58
AP
9RTL
16RTL
18RTL

EAST HAM White Horse - (Suns) Browning Road - Little Ilford Lane - ILFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - LAMBOURNE END
Daily extended from Chigwell Row to Lambourne End.

26.11.58
AP
9RT
16RT
14RT

RT type re-introduced.
09.10.63
AP
14RT
16RT
--

BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) Becontree - Goodmayes - Green Lane - ILFORD STATION (Sats) - Gants Hill - Barkingside - Hainault - Chigwell Row - LAMBOURNE END ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Fri extended from Ilford to Becontree Heath. Sunday service renumbered 150A

Taken from 1964 historical map drawn by Mike Harris
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05.08.68
AP
15RT
13RT
--

ROMFORD North Street Garage (Mon-Fri peaks) Roneo Corner - Rush Green - BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) - ILFORD STATION (Sats) - LAMBOURNE END ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Fri peaks extended from Becontree Heath to North Street Garage.

22.03.69
AP
15RT
13RT
--

HORNCHURCH GARAGE (Mon-Fri peaks) Roneo Corner - Rush Green - BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) - ILFORD STATION (Sats) - LAMBOURNE END ( Mon-Sat )
Mon-Fri peak extension diverted at Roneo Corner to Hornchurch Garage

18.07.70
AP
14RT
10RT
--

BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) - ILFORD STATION (Sats) - LAMBOURNE END ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Becontree Heath and Hornchurch Garage.

31.07.71
AP
14RT
8RT
5RT

BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) - ILFORD STATION (Sat/Sun) - LAMBOURNE END
Sunday service re-introduced

RT4049 seen at the Chigwell Row terminal chauffeured by Frank Butler who has sadly passed away

Photo by Dave Drury


30.06.73
AP
14RT
8RT
4RT

BECONTREE HEATH (Mon-Fri) - ILFORD STATION (Sat/Sun) - CHIGWELL ROW (Sat/Sun) - LAMBOURNE END (Mon-Fri)
Weekend service between Chigwell Row and Lambourne End withdrawn.

RT2929 Lambourne End

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28.02.76
AP
15RT
8RM
4RM

Weekend RM type introduced - spare from Route 86.

 

RM538 Gants Hill

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15.10.77
AP81+
10DMS
10DMS
6DMS

CHIGWELL ROW  -  ILFORD STATION -  SEVEN KINGS GARAGE ( Garage journeys )
Converted to OPO.
Withdrawn between Ilford and Becontree Heath and
between Chigwell Row and Lambourne End.

DMS307 Ilford

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14.07.80
AP81+
10T
9T
6T

CHIGWELL ROW  -  ILFORD STATION -  SEVEN KINGS GARAGE ( Garage journeys )
Leyland Titan introduction.

T162 York Road, Ilford

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21.06.86
WITHDRAWN - replaced by Route 247 bifurcation

Operating Garages

AP Seven Kings
Changeover point Ilford York  Road : Cranbrook Road and High Road

T Leyton
Changeover point ?

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Tuesday, 08.06.21