Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
05.02.39
BK
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33LT

WORMWOOD SCRUBS Dalgarno Gardens  -  St Quintin Avenue  -  Ladbroke Grove  -  Westbourne Park Road  -  Paddington  -  Marble Arch  -  Oxford Circus  -  Holborn  -  Bank  -  Aldgate  -  Stepney  -  Limehouse  -  Poplar  -  Canning Town  -  Plaistow  -  Upton Park  - East Ham  - Barking  -  Ripple Road  -  Dagenham  -  New Road  -  RAINHAM Clock Tower ( Suns )

 

Click her for central section

Taken from 1939 Historical Bus Map
Greater London Bus Map

25.10.39
BK
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19LT
X
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8ST

WORMWOOD SCRUBS  -  ALDGATE ( Suns )  -  RAINHAM ( Suns except evenings )
Evening service withdrawn between Aldgate and Rainham
Middle Row (X) allocation introduced

20.03.40
BK
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10LT
U
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20LT

WORMWOOD SCRUBS  --  RAINHAM ( Suns )
Evening service reinstated between Aldgate and Rainham
Middle Row (X) withdrawn but Upton Park (U) introduced

20.11.40
U
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30LT

WORMWOOD SCRUBS  -  UPTON PARK  ( Suns )  -  RAINHAM ( Suns except evenings )
Evening service withdrawn between Upton Park and Rainham
Barking (BK) withdrawn

14.05.41
U
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30LT

WORMWOOD SCRUBS  --  RAINHAM ( Suns )
Evening service reinstated between Upton Park and Rainham

29.10.41
U
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--
28LT

WORMWOOD SCRUBS Dalgarno Gardens  -  St Quintin Avenue  -  Ladbroke Grove  -  Westbourne Park Road  -  Paddington  -  Marble Arch  -  Oxford Circus  -  Holborn  -  Bank  -  Aldgate  -  Stepney  -  Limehouse  -  Poplar  -  Canning Town  -  Plaistow  -  UPTON PARK  ( Suns )  - East Ham  - Barking  -  Longbridge Road  -  BECONTREE HEATH ( Suns except evenings )
Withdrawn between Barking and Rainham, diverted instead via Route 23 to Becontree Heath

25.03.42
U
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27LT+
        1LT/100

WORMWOOD SCRUBS Dalgarno Gardens  -   BECONTREE HEATH ( Suns )
Evening service introduced between Upton Park and Becontree Heath

28.10.42
U
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22LT

WORMWOOD SCRUBS Dalgarno Gardens  --  UPTON PARK  ( Suns )  --  BECONTREE HEATH ( Suns except evenings )
Evening service withdrawn between Upton Park and Becontree Heath

21.04.43
U
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22LT

WORMWOOD SCRUBS Dalgarno Gardens  -   BECONTREE HEATH ( Suns )
Evening service introduced between Upton Park and Becontree Heath

27.10.43
U
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14LT

WORMWOOD SCRUBS Dalgarno Gardens  --  UPTON PARK  ( Suns )  --  BECONTREE HEATH ( Suns except evenings )
Evening service withdrawn between Upton Park and Becontree Heath

19.04.44
U
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21LT

WORMWOOD SCRUBS Dalgarno Gardens  -   BECONTREE HEATH ( Suns )
Evening service reinstated between Upton Park and Becontree Heath

25.10.44
U
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14LT

WORMWOOD SCRUBS Dalgarno Gardens  --  UPTON PARK  ( Suns )  --  BECONTREE HEATH ( Suns except evenings )
Evening service withdrawn between Upton Park and Becontree Heath

02.05.45
U
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21LT

WORMWOOD SCRUBS Dalgarno Gardens  -   BECONTREE HEATH ( Suns )
Evening service reinstated between Upton Park and Becontree Heath

 

06.02.49
Renumbered 23A

 

 

 

 

 

Operating Garages

BK Barking
Changeover at Barking Town Centre ?

U Upton Park
Changeover at Priory Road

X Middle Row
Changeover at Cambridge Gardens ?

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2019
Date of edit   Thursday, 14.02.19