Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
AK
25LT
25LT
19LT
 
U
14LT
16LT
17LT

FOREST GATE GARAGE - Green Street - Barking Road - Canning Town - Poplar  - Limehouse - Commercial Road - Aldgate - Fenchurch Street - London Bridge - Borough - Elephant & Castle - Kennington - Stockwell - Clapham Common - Clapham South - Cavendish Road - Poynders Road - Streatham Hill - Streatham - Streatham Vale - Greyhound Terrace - Rowan Road - MITCHAM COMMON Manor Road

17.04.35
AK
25LT
25LT
25LT
 
U
14LT
16LT
20LT

WANSTEAD George ( Suns ) - Wanstead Flats - Blake Hall Road - Romford Road - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) - MITCHAM COMMON ( Daily )
Sunday extended for summer months from Forest Gate Garage to Wanstead via Route 40

05.06.35
AK
25LT
25LT
25LT
 
U
14LT
15LT+
20LT
      3TD/100  

WANSTEAD George ( Sat pm/Suns ) - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - MITCHAM COMMON ( Daily )
Sat pm extended for summer months from Forest Gate Garage to Wanstead via Route 40

02.10.35
AK
25LT
25LT
19LT
 
U
14LT
16LT
17LT

FOREST GATE GARAGE - MITCHAM COMMON
Suspended for winter months between Forest Gate Garage and Wanstead

08.04.36
AK
25LT
25LT
14LT
 
AL
--
--
11LT
 
U
14LT
16LT
20LT

WANSTEAD George ( Suns ) - Wanstead Flats - Blake Hall Road - Romford Road - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) - MITCHAM COMMON ( Daily )
Sunday extended for summer months from Forest Gate Garage to Wanstead via Route 40
Sunday only Merton (AL) introduced

03.05.36
AK
25LT
25LT
25LT
 
U
14LT
16LT
20LT

Sunday only Merton (AL) withdrawn

27.05.36
AK
25LT
25LT
25LT
 
U
14LT
15LT+
20LT
      3TD/100  

WANSTEAD George ( Sat pm/Suns ) - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - MITCHAM COMMON ( Daily )
Sat pm extended for summer months from Forest Gate Garage to Wanstead via Route 40

07.10.36
AK
25LT
24LT
19LT
 
U
14LT
16LT
18LT

FOREST GATE GARAGE - MITCHAM COMMON
Suspended for winter months between Forest Gate Garage and Wanstead

18.11.36
AK
9LT
8LT
--
 
Q
11STL
10STL
10STL
 
U
14LT
16LT
22LT

FOREST GATE GARAGE - Clapham Common - Nightingale Lane - Wandsworth Common - Burntwood Lane - Plough Lane - Haydons Road - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - Kingston Road - RAYNES PARK Junction Tavern ( Suns )
Diverted at Clapham Common to South Wimbledon ( Mon-Sat ) and Raynes Park ( Suns ) - withdrawn section between Clapham South and Mitcham Common replced by new 118
Daily Camberwell (Q) allocation introduced
Sunday Streatham (AK) allocation withdrawn

09.12.36
AK
9LT
8LT
--
 
G
--
16STL
--
 
Q
11STL
10STL
10STL
 
U
14LT
--
22LT

Saturday Upton Park (U) allocation replaced by Saturday only Forest Gate (G)

24.03.37
AL
9LT
8LT
--
 
G
--
16STL
--
 
Q
11STL
10STL
10STL
 
U
14LT
--
28LT

WANSTEAD George ( Suns ) - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Sunday extended from Forest Gate Garage to Wanstead for summer months
Mon-Sat Streatham (AK) allocation replaced by Merton (AL)

28.05.37
AL
9LT
10LT
--
 
G
--
17STL
--
 
Q
11STL
10STL
10STL
 
U
14LT
--
28LT

WANSTEAD George ( Sat pm / Suns ) - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Sat pm extended from Forest Gate Garage to Wanstead for summer months

08.09.37 AH
9LT
--
--
AL
--
10STL
--
 
G
--
17STL
--
 
Q
11STL
10STL
10STL
 
U
14LT
--
28LT

Mon-Fri Merton (AL) allocation replaced by Nunhead (AH)

06.10.37 AH
9LT
--
--
AL
--
8STL
--
G
--
13STL
--
 
Q
11STL
10STL
10STL
 
U
14LT
--
22LT

FOREST GATE GARAGE - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Suspended for winter months between Forest Gate Garage and Wanstead

04.05.38
AH
12LT
--
--
AL
--
10STL
--
 
G
--
12STL
--
 
Q
8STL
8STL
10STL
 
U
14LT
--
28LT

WANSTEAD George ( Sat pm / Suns ) - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Sat pm and Suns extended from Forest Gate Garage to Wanstead for summer months

12.10.38 AH
12LT
--
--
AL
--
11STL
--
G
--
12STL
--
 
Q
8STL
8STL
10STL
 
U
14LT
--
22LT

FOREST GATE GARAGE - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Suspended for winter months between Forest Gate Garage and Wanstead

03.05.39
AH
12LT
--
--
AL
--
4STL
--
 
G
--
12STL
--
 
Q
8STL
14STL
10STL
 
U
14LT
--
28LT

WANSTEAD George ( Sat pm / Suns ) - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Fri / Sat am) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Sat pm and Suns extended from Forest Gate Garage to Wanstead for summer months

07.06.39
AH
12LT
--
--
AL
--
4STL
--
 
Q
8STL
14STL
10STL
 
U
14LT
12LT
28LT

Saturday only Forest Gate (G) replaced by Upton Park (U)

29.11.39
Q
9STL
10STL
9STL
 
U
10LT
9LT
10LT

WANSTEAD ( except evenings ) - CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town ( evenings ) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Daily extended from Forest Gate Garage to Wanstead except evenings
Withdrawn evenings between Clapham Common and Wanstead
Nunhead (AH) and Merton (AL) allocations withdrawn

20.03.40
Q
9STL
10STL
9STL
 
U
10LT
9LT
10LT

WANSTEAD ( Mon-Sat except evenings / Suns) - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Fri evgs / Sat )- CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town ( Mon-Fri evenings ) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Reinstated Sat evenings between Clapham Common and Forest Gate
Reinstated Sun evenings between Clapham Common and Wanstead

15.05.40
Q
8STL
10STL+
9STL
      1STL/40  
 
U
8LT
8LT
11LT

WANSTEAD ( Suns) - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) -- SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Mon-Sat withdrawn between Forest Gate Garage and Wanstead - this section replaced by reinstated Route 40
Mon-Fri evenings reinstated between Clapham Common and Forest Gate

24.11.40
Q
9STL
10STL
9STL
 
U
10LT
9LT
10LT

FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings)- CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town ( evenings ) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Sunday withdrawn between Forest Gate and Wanstead
Evenings withdrawn between Clapham Common and Forest Gate

02.04.41
Q
8STL
8STL
9STL
 
U
8LT
8LT
11LT

WANSTEAD ( Sun except evenings) - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings) -- CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town ( evenings ) SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Sunday except evenings extended from Forest Gate to Wanstead

25.06.41
Q
8STL
8STL
9STL
 
U
8LT
8LT
11LT

WANSTEAD ( Sun except evenings) - FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Sat ) -- CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town ( Sunday evenings ) SOUTH WIMBLEDON ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Mon-Sat evenings reinstated between Clapham Common and Forest Gate

29.10.41
Q
8STL
8STL
8STL
 
U
8LT
8LT
8LT

FOREST GATE GARAGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings)- CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town ( evenings ) - SOUTH WIMBLEDON STN ( Mon-Sat ) - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Sunday withdrawn between Forest Gate and Wanstead
Evenings withdrawn between Clapham Common and Forest Gate

04.02.42
Q
--
--
7STL

CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town - RAYNES PARK ( Suns )
Mon-Sat service withdrawn
Sunday service withdrawn between Clapham Common and Forest Gate Garage
Upton Park (U) allocation withdrawn

13.04.49
AL
--
4D
--
 
Q
--
5STL
6STL

CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town - RAYNES PARK ( Suns ) - New Malden - WORCESTER PARK STN ( Sat )
Sat service introduced to replace withdrawn Route 5A - worked by Merton (AL) and Camberwell (Q)

26.10.49
AL
--
4D
--
 
Q
--
4SRT
5SRT

CLAPHAM COMMON Old Town - RAYNES PARK ( Sat / Suns )
Withdrawn between Raynes Park and Worcester Park
SRT type introduced

11.10.50
AL
--
4STL
--
 
Q
--
4SRT
5RTL

5 times
Scanned from October 1950 Red Book

07.01.51
Withdrawn - replaced by New Route 189A

Garages

G Forest Gate
Changeover point at garage

U Upton Park
Changeover point not known

AH Nunhead
Changeover point not known

Q Camberwell
Changeover point Denmark Hill - Camberwell Green

AK Streatham
Changeover point outside garage

AL Merton
Changeover point Haydons Road

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