Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
26.06.93
BD
sd
sd
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logo NEW ROUTE introduced to provide a service along Roads that were to be served by the proposed extension of Route 362 in March 1993.

ILFORD Hainault Street - Ilford Station - Cranbrook Road - Beehive Lane - Eastern Avenue - Gants Hill Station - Woodford Avenue - Longwood Gardens - Fremantle Road - Barkingside High Street BARKINGSIDE Fullwell Cross (Mon-Sat except evenings)

226

Thamesway 226 Mercedes 608D at Ilford stand

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First London download

14.10.95
PE
sd
sd
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Reallocated from Brentwood to Ponders End (PE)

26.09.98
PE
3 midi
3 midi
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Operation now under the control of First Capital

09.01.99
PE91+
6 mdi
6 midi
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ILFORD Hainault Street - Barkingside - Fencepiece Road - clockwise loop via Limes Avenue - Copperfield - Limes Avenue then Fencepiece Road - Manor Road - Manford Way - HAINAULT The Lowe(Mon-Sat)
Extended from Barkingside to Hainault via withdrawn section of Route 362

573

Mercedes Vario 573 Ilford Town Centre\

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First London download

23.06.01
NP44+
5DW
5DW
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fc logo Ponders End (PE) allocation moved to Northumberland Park (NP)

01.12.01
DM151+
5DW
5DW
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Allocation moved from Northumberland Park (NP) to Dagenham (DM)

639

Dennis Dart Wright Handibus 639

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First London download

23.03.02
R151+
7DMS
7DMS
3DMS
logo Contract renewal and Sunday service introduced

New DMS type introduced and allocation moved to Rainham (R)

dms

Transbus Dart Marshall 8.9m
DMS41478

This image available on the
First London download

17.12.05
DM
7DMS
7DMS
3DMS

Allocation moved to new Dagenham depot

24.03.07
DX101+
7PDL
7PDL
3PDL
logo Contract reassigned to
Arriva London (DX)

20.05.11
DX101+
7PDL
7PDL
3PDL

At Limes Farm Estate all buses to run the loop clockwise in both directions

PDL61

PDL61 Ilford Town Centre

This image available on the
Arriva download

24.03.12
BE221+
8WS
8WS
4WS
logo Contract reassigned to Blue Triangle with new Wrightbus Streetline 8.8m buses

WS4

WS4 Gants Hill Station

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download

01.05.14
BE221+
8WS
8WS
4WS

2014 map
Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
02.07.16
RR221+
8WS
8WS
4WS

RAINHAM (BE) CLOSED, allocation moved to River Road (RR)

25.03.17
BK261+
8SE
8SE
5SE
LOGO Contract reassigned

ILFORD -  HAINAULT
New Contract commenced

36633

36633 seen in Barkingside

© Lawrence Living

22.04.17
BK401+
8SE
8SE
5SE

Running number sequence change



462 current times 462 live 462 stands Tender Specifications

 

Operating Garages

BE Ferry Lane - Rainham
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

RR River Road - Barking
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

BK Barking
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

BD Brentwood
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

PE Ponders End
Crew changeover point at ?

NP Northumberland Park
Crew changeover point at ?

DM Dagenham
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

RN Rainham
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

DX Barking
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

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