Route History

Date of introduction
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25.09.93
SD271+
6MRL
6MRL
5MRL
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BETHNAL GREEN Three Colts Lane - Roman Road - Globe Road - Stepney Green - White Horse Lane - Ben Johnson Road,Rhodeswell Road - St Paul;s Way - Bow Common Lane - Upper North Street - Cordelia Street - Chrisp Street - Poplar All Saints DLR - East India Dock Road - Blair Street - Aberfeldy Street,Abbott Road - Ettrick Street - POPLAR Aberfeldy Estate
NEW MIDIBUS ROUTE - It was intended to start from BETHNAL GREEN Chest Hospital but this was delayed due to speed hump problems.

1993 entry
This has been extracted from the 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
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12.11.94
SD271+
6MRL
6MRL
5MRL

Buses now run both ways via Blair Street towards Bethanl Green instead of Ettrick Street

25.02.95
SD271+
6MRL
6MRL
5MRL

BETHNAL GREEN Chest Hospital - Bonner Road - Old Ford Road - Cambridge Heath Road - Bethnal Green Stn - POPLAR Aberfeldy Street
Extended from Bethnal Green Station to Chest Hospital

309 map
Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
2504.98
SD271+
6MRL
6MRL
5MRL

BETHNAL GREEN Three Colts Lane - Roman Road - Globe Road - Stepney Green - White Horse Lane - Ben Johnson Road,Rhodeswell Road - St Paul;s Way - Bow Common Lane - Upper North Street - Cordelia Street - Chrisp Street - Willis Street - Hay Currie Street - Burcham Street - St Leonards Road - Zetland Road - and contra flow bus lane underneath Blackwall Tunnel approach Road POPLAR Aberfeldy Estate
Diverted at Poplar as shown in blue instead of via East India Dock Road

18.09.99
SD271+
6MRL
6MRL
5MRL

BETHNAL GREEN Chest Hospital - CANNING TOWN STATION
Extended from Aberfeldy Street via Blair Street - Abbott Road - East India Dock Road to Canning Town Bus Station. Returning buses have to spur via Leamouth Road and back to East India Dock Road due to a no right turn from EIDR into Abbott Road. See map

04.03.00
SD271+
9SLD
9SLD
7SLD

Contract renewal and converted to low floor single deck and frequencies increased

SLD106
SLD106 at an unknown location
This image is one of 850 which is available for sale as a download
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05.03.05
H
8DM
8DM
6DM
Contract reassigned

DM41271
DM41271 seen here at the Chest Hospital sporting an unusual blind which gives the Chest Hospital preference over Bethnal Green
This image is one of 1430 which is available with the First Buses download
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01.12.07
DM
8DM
8DM
6DM

Reallocated to Dagenham Garage (DM)

04.04.09
LI
8DM
8DM
6DM

Reallocated to Lea Valley Interchange (LI)

01.11.10
LI
8DM
8DM
6DM

Rerouted in Poplar from Zetland Road via A12 northbound - Devon Street - Twelvetrees Crescent - Gillender Street - and A12southbound to reach Abbott Road


30.07.11
LI
8DM
8DM
6DM

Rerouted in Poplar towards Canning Town from Zetland Road to a direct rh turn onto A12 and then into Abbott Road.
This replaced a contra flow bus lane to the west of A12

03.03.12
HK111+
8solo
8solo
6solo
logo Contract reassigned to CT Plus with new Optare Solo buses
309 MAP
Extracted from Current TFL North East London map ( 2016 )
OS25
OS25 Canning Town roundabout
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04.03.17
HK111+
9solo
9solo
6solo

Contract renewal

309 times

Operating Garages

SD Stratford
Changeover point not known

H Hackey Waterden Road
Changeover point not known

LI Lea Valley Interchange
Changeover point not known

DM Dagenham
Changeover point not known but Canning Town seems likely

HK Ash Grove
Changeover point not known but Canning Town seems likely

Tender specs

© Ian Armstrong 2016
Date of edit   Saturday, 04.03.17

 

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