Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
20.03.93
BK111+
6T
4T
2DW

LITTLE HEATH - Barley Lane - Goodmayes - Longbridge Road - BARKING Town Centre - River Road - Thames Road - Renwick Road - CREEKMOUTH (Mon-Fri peak/mid-day jnys)
NEW ROUTE replacing sections of Route B1 and Route B4

 

 

T500 King George Hospital

 


01.06.93
BK111+
6T
4T
2DW

LITTLE HEATH - Barley Lane - King Georges Hospital (double run) - Goodmayes - Longbridge Road - BARKING Town Centre - River Road - Thames Road - Renwick Road - CREEKMOUTH (Mon-Fri peak/mid-day jnys)
Diverted via grounds of King Georges Hospital.

17.07.94
BK111+
6T
4T
joint w/169

Sunday service on joint schedule with Route 169

01.02.98
BK111+
6T
4T
3DRL

Route 169 Sunday joint schedule withdrawn.

 

 

DRL118 Barking Town Centre


28.03.01
BK111+
7T
7T
4T

LITTLE HEATH - BARKING REACH Marine Drive - Renwick Road - CREEKMOUTH (Mon-Fri peak/mid-day jnys)
Start of new contract and extended from Barking to Barking Reach at all times.

02.06.01
BK111+
7TA
7TA
4TA

LITTLE HEATH - BARKING REACH Marine Drive - CREEKMOUTH (Mon-Fri peak/mid-day jnys)
Converted to low floor operation.

29.03.03
BK111+
8TA
8TA
4TA

LITTLE HEATH - BARKING REACH Galleons Drive - CREEKMOUTH (Mon-Fri peak/mid-day jnys)
Extended in Barking Reach to Galleons Drive

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25.03.06
BK111+
9TA
9TA
5TA

LITTLE HEATH - BARKING REACH Galleons Drive - CREEKMOUTH (Mon-Fri peak/mid-day jnys)
Contract renewal with East London (BK)

 

 

TA72 at King George Hospital using the special blind for lunchtime journeys to Creekmouth

 


26.03.11
BK111+
10TE
9TE
5TE

LITTLE HEATH - BARKING REACH Galleons Drive - CREEKMOUTH (Mon-Fri peak/mid-day jnys)
Contract renewal

 

Enviro 19779 at the desolate looking Barking Reach terminal

 


26.10.13
BK111+
10TE
9TE
5TE

LITTLE HEATH - BARKING REACH Galleons Drive
Peak journeys to Creekmouth withdrawn.

Taken from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

26.03.16
BK111+
10TE
9TE
5TE

LITTLE HEATH - BARKING REACH Galleons Drive
Contract extended to February 2017 and to be re tendered as EL3 along with EL1 and EL2

17.02.17
Last day of operation, renumbered EL3

Operating Garage

BK Barking
Changeover point at Fair Cross

A big thank you to the Stagecoach London team for providing behind the scenes information

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2021
Date of edit   Sunday, 10.10.21