Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
18.07.92
BW161+
15S/T
12S/T
11S/T

HACKNEY WICK Eastway - Cassland Road - Hackney - Cambridge Heath - Hackney Road - Shoreditch - Liverpool Street - Bank - St Paul's - Ludgate Circus - Fleet Street - Aldwych - WATERLOO
This Route was introduced to replace the withdrawn section of Route 6 between Aldwych and Hackney Wick.

05.11.94
BW161+
15T
12T
11T

Scanias replaced by all Leyland Titans.

T591 Eastway stand

This image available on the
Titan download

07.12.96
BW161+
15T/VN
12T/VN
11T/VN

VN type introduced

04.08.97
BW161+
15VA
12VA
9VA

VA type introduced


11.03.99
BW161+
15dd
12dd
9dd

Low Floor dd introduced (Dennis Trident)

26 map
Scanned from leaflet dated April 2000
19.05.99
BW161+
18TA/VA
11TA/VA
9TA/VA

VN type withdrawn.

26.06.99
BW161+
18TA
11TA
9TA

VA type withdrawn.


21.07.99
BW161+
18VA/T
11VA/T
9VA/T

Type change

13.10.00
BW161+
18TA/TAS
11TA/TAS
9TA/TAS

TAS type introduced.

28.04.01
SD161+
18TA/TAS
11TA/TAS
9TA/TAS

Allocation transferred from Bow(BW) to Stratford (SD)


25.06.01
SD161+
18TA/VA
12TA/VA
9TA/VA

TAS type withdrawn

23.03.02
SD161+
18TA
11TA
11TA
stagecoach logo Contract renewal
22.06.02
SD161+
18TA
11TA
13TA

Rerouted at Shoreditch to comply with new one way system

17174

17174 Waterloo Bridge

This image available on the
Stagecoach  download

16.02.08
SD161+
18TA
11TA
13TA

Revised terminal arrangement at Waterloo where buses make a "U" turn via a dedicated bus gate instead of running dead via St Georges Circus - and The Cut

23.02.08
WH161+
19TA
16TA
14TA
 
T361+
ex N26
ex N26
ex N26

Stratford (SD) closed. allocation moved to new base at Canning Town named West Ham (WH)

Date unknown
WH161+
19TA
16TA
14TA
 
T361+
ex N26
ex N26
ex N26

HACKNEY WICK Chapman Road - WATERLOO
Hackney Wick terminal altered to Chapman Road instead of Eastway

26.06.09
BW1+
19TA
14TA
11TA

Allocation transferred from WH to Bow (BW). The gap at WH was filled by the 15.
This was a cost cutting exercise to reduce dead mileage and travelling times for drivers.

15105

15105 Ludgate Circus

This image available on the
Stagecoach  download

25.06.11
LI
17DN
11DN
9DN
first logo Contract reassigned
DN33622

DN33622 Imax roundabout

This image available on the
First London download

22.06.13
LI 201+
17DN
11DN
9DN
logo Contract novated from First to Tower Transit
14.12.13
LI 201+
17DN
11DN
9DN

The Hackney Wick terminal has been altered back to Eastway instead of Chapman Road by TFL to coincide with the night bus which follows 20 mins after the last day 26.

27.02.16
HK131+
18DN
12DN
10DN
CT plus logo Contract reassigned brought forward from
25 June

Buses hired from Tower Transit until new buses delivered - a sticker in window states ON HIRE FROM TOWER TRANSIT

2502

2502 Waterloo Bridge

© Robert Donaldson

 

26 times live stands Tender Specs Route 1 fares

 

 

 

Operating Garages

BW Bow
Changeover Point = Buses run light into Bow Garage

SD Stratford
Changeover point inside garage

WH West Ham
Changeover point inside garage

LI Lea Interchange
Changeover point Chapman Road stand - via Ferry bus from garage

HK Ash Grove
Changeover point Cambridge Heath Road / Victoria Park Road

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Sunday, 08.01.17