Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
04.09.82
NS41+
6T
6T
--

ROMFORD Parkside Hotel - Romford - Victoria Road - Gidea Park - Straight Road - Faringdon Avenue - Petersfield Avenue - Dagnam Park Drive - Colchester Rd - HAROLD WOOD STN
(Mon-Sat except late evenings)

21.11.87
NS41+
8T+
8T
--
    1T/294    

ILFORD STN - Gants Hill,l Newbury Park - Rose Lane - Eastern Avenue - Romford - Victoria Road - Gidea Park - Harold Hill - HAROLD WOOD STN ( Mon-Sat except late evenings)
Extended from Romford to Ilford via withdrawn 66A and 139.

1987 entry
1987 leaflet
23.10.89
NS41+
8T
8T
--

LFORD STN - Gants Hill - Newbury Park Station - Rose Lane - Eastern Avenue - Romford - Victoria Road - Gidea Park - Tescos - Harold Hill - HAROLD WOOD STN( Mon-Sat except late evenings)
Rerouted to double run via Tescos at Gidea Park.

05.01.91
NS41+
8T
8T
--

ILFORD STN - Gants Hill,l Newbury Park - Rose Lane - Eastern Avenue - Romford - Victoria Road - Gidea Park - Harold Hill - HAROLD WOOD STN ( Mon-Sat except late evenings)
The double run via Tescos withdrawn.

T19

T19 ROMFORD STATION

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Titan download

10.10.92
DM21+
9dd
9dd
6dd
first capital logo Operation transferred to Capital Citybus
under LRT tendering process.

ILFORD HIGH ROAD Hainault Street - Gants Hill,l Newbury Park - Rose Lane - Eastern Avenue - Romford - Victoria Road - Gidea Park - Harold Hill - HAROLD WOOD STN

296 map
Taken from 1997 leaflet, click to expand

14.10.00
DM21+
6dd
6dd
4dd

ROMFORD STATION - ILFORD HIGH ROAD Hainault Street
Withdrawn between Romford and Harold Hill - this section served by NEW ROUTE 496

410

410 Ilford High Road

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First London download

02.01
DM21+
6SLF
6SLF
4SLF

Converted to single deck operation

DMC519

DMC519 Romford Station

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First London download

15.10.05
NS451+
6DM
6DM
3DM
logo Contract reassigned to Stagecoach

16.10.10
NS451+
6DM
6DM
3DM

Contract renewal

36262

36262 Sainsbury's stand at Ilford

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Stagecoach  download

17.10.15
NS451+
6DM
8DM
4DM

Contract renewal

19.08.16
NS451+
6SE
8SE
4SE
Night service
NS431+
--
3SE
3SE

ILFORD -  ROMFORD
Fri/Sat night service introduced to coincide with Central Line all night service

2018 map
Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
Greater London Bus Map


Operating Garages

NS North Street
Changeover at garage

DM Dagenham
Changeover at Romford Station Bus Stand

R Rainham
Changeover at Romford Station Bus Stand

296 times live stands Tender Specs Route 296 fares

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Wednesday, 23.05.18