Route History

 

ibus

 

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
26.12.05
GY61+
3sd
3sd
2sd
logo New route operated by Arriva Thameside

BRENTWOOD Sainsbury's - Ongar Road - Brentwood High Street - London Road - Brook Street - Colchester Road - Harold Park - Colchester Road - Gallows Corner - Main Road - Mercury Gardens - Western Road - Chandlers Way - Eastern Road - South Street - ROMFORD STATION

3402

Dart 3402 Romford Station

© Lawrence Living

21.01.06
GY61+
3DLA
3DLA
2DLA

Converted to double deck operation

6235

TRIDENT 6235 Romford Station

© Lawrence Living

26.06.06
GY61+
3cadet
3cadet
2cadet

Converted from double deck to single except FOR a few school journeys which remained DLA

3972

Cadet 3972 Romford stand

This image available on the
Arriva download

02.09.06
GY61+
3cadet
1DAL
3cadet
2cadet

Extra double deck working introduced SDO

28.06.08
DM
3DMLe
3DMLe
2DMLe
SDO  
2DN
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logo Contract reassigned to First operating from Dagenham (DM)
DML44071 dn33544
DML44071 Romford Station
DN33544 Romford Station stand
Both images kindly donated by © Lawrence Living
27.04.13
DM
6DMLe
5DMLe
3DMLe

BRENTWOOD Sainsbury's - ROMFORD Queen's Hospital
Extended from Romford Station to Queens Hospital via South Street - Oldchurch Road and Oldchurch Rise
Double deck journeys withdrawn but frequency increase to compensate

TN33070

TN33070 Romford Station

© Lawrence Living

22.06.13
BE201+
6DMLe
5DMLe
3DMLe
bt logo Contract novated to Blue Triangle
EN25 WVL75
EN25 which was previously a First vehicle seen in Romford
WVL75 I guess would have spent most of her life at Putney (AF) and has been sent out to the sticks to retire gracefully
This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download
This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download
27.06.15
NS251+
6MMC
6MMC
3MMC
logo Contract reasigned to Stagecoach East London
18476  

Trident 18476 will have to do until the MMC type is ready

© Lawrence living

 

 

Current live view

Current times for Route 498

Garages

GY Grays
Changeover point Romford Station

DM Dagenham
Changeover point Romford Station

BE Rainham
Changeover point Romford Station

Stands and turning points

498 map