Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
18.04.70
D
10MBS
9MDS
9MBS

CLAPTON POND - BROMLEY BY BOW Seven Stars
New flat fare route replacing Route 208

s2 times
Extracted fro 18.04.70 Red Book
18.11.72
D
11MBS
10MBS
7MBS

CLAPTON POND - BROMLEY BY BOWSTN
Bow terminal now at Station

S2 times
Extracted fro 17.02.73 Red Book
13.08.73
D
11MBS/MS
10MBS/MS
7MBS/MS

Experimental MS type introduced

19.11.73
D
11LS/MS
10LS/MS
7LS/MS

MBS type replaced by Leyland National

13.06.76
D61+
11SMS
11SMS
7SMS

LS.MS type replaced by SMS

24.11.79
D61+
9LS
8LS
5LS

SMS type replaced by Leyland National

LS1

LS1 Clapton Pond

This image available on the
Nostalgia 2 download

25.04.81
PR171+
9LS
8LS
5LS

CLAPTON Kenninghall Road - Homerton - Old Ford - Bow - Bromley By Bow - POPLAR GARAGE
Dalston garage closed - route transferred to Poplar (PR)
Extended from Bromley By Bow to Poplar Garage via Route 108
Extended from Clapton Pond to Kenninghall Road roundabout

20.07.81
PR171+
9LS
8LS
5LS

UPPER CLAPTON Dudlington Road ( Mon-Fri ) - CLAPTON Kenninghall Road - ( Sat /Sun ) - POPLAR GARAGE
Mon-Fri extended from Clapton via Upper Clapton Road - Mount Pleasant Lane - Dudlington Road - Southwold Road - Upper Clapton Road and return

24.04.82
PR171+
8LS
8LS
4LS

CLAPTON Kenninghall Road -- POPLAR GARAGE
Withdrawn between Clapton Kenninghall Road roundabout and Dudlington Road

27.10.84
PR171+
8LS
8LS
4LS

LEE VALLEY ICE CENTRE ( Sat / Sun ) - CLAPTON Kenninghall Road - ( Mon-Fri ) - POPLAR GARAGE
Saturday and Sunday extended via Lea Bridge Road to Lee Valley Ice Centre

1984 leaflet
Click image to enlarge
02.11.85
WH191+
8LS
10LS
6LS

LEE VALLEY ICE CENTRE ( Sat / Sun ) - CLAPTON Kenninghall Road - ( Mon-Fri ) - STRATFORD Bus Station
Poplar Garage closed - route diverted at Bromley By Bow to Stratford

1985 leaflet
Click image to enlarge
24.02.90
BW211+
12RB
11RB
4RB

West Ham (WH) allocation moved to Bow (BW) - two year contract issued

RB18

RB18 Stratford Broadway

This image available on the
Single Deck download

01.12.90
BW211+
12RB
11RB
4RB

LEE VALLEY ICE CENTRE ( Sat / Sun ) - CLAPTON Nightingale Road - ( Mon-Fri ) - STRATFORD
Mon-Fri Clapton Terminal revised to stand in Nightingale Road

26.09.92
SD211+
12RB+
11RB
7RB
    2MRL/P14    

Allocation moved from Bow (BW) to Stratford Base (SD)

05.12.92
SD211+
12RB
11RB+
7RB
      1RB/100  

CLAPTON Nightingale Road -- STRATFORD BUS STATION
Withdrawn between Clapton and Lee Valley Ice Centre

MRL121

MRL121 Stratford Bus Station

This image available on the
Single Deck download

11.09.93
SD211+
12RB
11RB+
7RB
      1RB/100  

Rerouted between Old Ford and Hackney Wick via Wansbeck Road - Rothbury Road and Chapman Road instead of Cadogan Terrace
This was due to speed humps fitted onto Cadogan Terrace

28.02.98
H211+
12sd
11sd
6sd
first Contract reassigned

New contract awarded to First Capital using low floor single deck Darts
Rerouted at Homerton to serve Homerton Hospital

715

East Lancs Spryte 10.3m
First Capital 715

This image available on the
First London download

MARCH 2001
Operated as First London

S2 map
Extracted from First London map drawn by Mike Harris
01.03.03
H
14DML
12DML
10DML
Click here for full timetable courtesy of Gordon Frewin

Start of new contract

DML41764

DML41764 outside Bow Garage (BW)

This image available on the
Single Deck download

 

05.07.08


Withdrawn - replaced by  Routes 425 and 488

Garages

D Dalston (D)
Changeover point Clapton Pond

H Hackney ( First )
Changeover point not known

BW Bow
Changeover point outside garage

PR Poplar
Changeover point at garage

SD Stratford Base
Changeover point at Stratford

WH West Ham
Changeover point at Stratford

 

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Date of edit   Wednesday, 19.04.17