Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
18.07.70
NS
7RT
7RT
--

COLLIER ROW Turpin Avenue - Lodge Lane - Collier Row Lane - Romford Stn - Victoria Road - Gidea Park - Slewins Lane - HORNCHURCH St Georges Hospital ( Mon-Sat )
NEW ROUTE part replacing withdrawn section of Route 66 and part of withdrawn 66A.

13.03.71
NS
7SMS
6SMS
--

Converted to One Person single deck operation.

294 times
Scanned from September 1971 Red Book
02.02.74
NS
7SMS
6SMS
--

HAVERING PARK Firbank Road - Cornell Way - Collier Row - Romford - Gidea Park - HORNCHURCH St Georges Hospital ( Mon-Sat )
Extended in Collier Row to Firbank Road.

07.11.76
NS171+
7DMS
6DMS
--


Converted to double deck operation.

DMS2337

 

 

DMS2337 Firbank Road terminus

This Nostalgia 2 download shows images of buses before the low floor period

 

05.11.79
NS171+
7T
6T
--

Converted to Leyland Titan operation.

04.09.82
NS171+
7T
6T
3T

HAVERING PARK Firbank Rd - HORNCHURCH St Georges Hospital
Sunday service introduced.

21.06.86
NS171+
9T
8T
3T

HAVERING PARK Firbank Rd - Collier Row - Romford - Brentwood Road - Gidea Park - Harold Wood Stn - Gooshays Drive - Harold Hill - NOAK HILL Tees Drive - Noak Hill Rd - Straight Rd - Gallows Corner - GIDEA PARK STN (Mon-Fri peaks)
Diverted at Romford to Noak Hill and Gidea Park instead of Hornchurch.

294 changes
Click image for timetable
1986
This has been extracted from the 1986 allocation book and is part of a collection of 20 books which are available for sale
THE 1980,s collection has 20 books - the 1990's collection has 25 books
The collections are £6 each - £5 going to Great Ormonde Street Hospital
        Allocation Books
15.02.88
NS171+
8T
8T
3T

HAVERING PARK Firbank Rd - NOAK HILL Tees Drive
Withdrawn between Noak Hill and Gidea Park Stn

20.03.93
NS471+
8T
8T
3DW

Sunday converted to midibus operation.

T33

 

T33 Romford Station

This image is one of  590 photos which are available with the Leyland Titan download

 

13.11.93
NS471+
8T
8T
3DRL

Sunday DW converted to DRL

27.03.99
NS471+
8T
8T
3T

Sunday service converted to double deck.

294 map
Scanned from March 1999 leaflet
01.08.00
NS471+
8TA
8TA
3TA

Converted to low floor operation.

23.06.01
NS471+
8TA
8TA
3TA

HAVERING PARK Firbank Road - NOAK HILL North Hill Drive
Noak Hill terminal changed to North Hill Drive instead of Tees Drive

27.03.04
NS471+
11TAS
11TAS
6TAS
LOGO CONTRACT RENEWAL
17437

 

17437 Collier Row

This image is one of 850 which is available for sale with the Stagecoachdownload

 

26.03.11
NS471+
11TAS
10TAS
6TAS

Contract renewal

30.04.16
NS471+
E/MMC
E/MMC
E/MMC

Contract renewal with new buses

10303
Enviro 400 Western Road - Romford
© Lawrence Living

Operating Garage

NS North Street - Romford
Changeover point garage

 

294 times live stands Tender Specs Route 294 fares

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Sunday, 28.05.17