Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
G
--
6LT
6LT
 
RD
3ST
5ST
6ST
 
U
7TD
15TD
--

STRATFORD BROADWAY - Romford Road - Forest Gate - Manor Park - Ilford - Seven Kings - Chadwell Heath - Romford - Gidea Park - BRENTWOOD Yorkshire Grey.

Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
28.11.34
AP
3LT
*5LT
6LT
 
G
--
*6LT
*6LT
 
U
7TD
*15TD
*10TD
      * joint with 86A * joint with 86A

Daily Hornchurch (RD) allocation transferred to Seven KIngs .
Sunday Upton Park (U) introduced

12.12.34
RD
3LT
*5LT
6LT
 
G
--
*6LT
*6LT
 
U
7TD
*15TD
--
      * joint with 86A * joint with 86A

Daily Seven KIngs (AP)  allocation transferred to Hornchurch (RD)
Sunday Upton Park (U) withdrawn

05.06.35
RD
--
--
6ST
 
G
5LT
*6LT
*6LT
 
U
5TD
*15TD
--
      * joint with 86A * joint with 86A

Mon-Fri Forest Gate (G) introduced
Mon-Sat Hornchurch (RD) withdrawn

09.12.36
AP
--
2LT/25A
--
 
G
17STL
17STL
17STL

MILE END STATION - Bow - Stratford. Romford Road - Forest Gate - Manor Park - Ilford - Seven Kings - Chadwell Heath - Romford - Gidea Park - BRENTWOOD Yorkshire Grey
Daily extended from Stratford to Mile End
Hornchurch (RD) and Upton Park (U) allocations withdrawn

Saturday Seven Kings (AP) reintroduced

05.01.38
G
17STL
17STL
17STL

Saturday only Seven Kings (AP) withdrawn

04.05.38
G
17STL
17STL
17STL

MILE END STATION ( Mon-Sat ) - STRATFORD BROADWAY ( Suns ) - BRENTWOOD ( Daily )
Sunday withdrawn between Stratford and Mile End

05.04.39
G
18STL
18STL
18STL

LIMEHOUSE - St Paul's Road - Devons Road - Campbell Road - Bow - Stratford. Romford Road - Forest Gate - Manor Park - Ilford - Seven Kings - Chadwell Heath - Romford - Gidea Park - BRENTWOOD Yorkshire Grey
Withdrawn between Bow and Mile End - diverted instead to Limehouse

13.12.39
AP
9LT
10LT+
11LT
      1LT/25A  

CHADWELL HEATH - Romford - Gidea Park - BRENTWOOD Yorkshire Grey
Withdrawn between Chadwell Heath and Limehouse - this section replaced by Revised 86A

20.03.40
AP
9LT
10LT+
9LT
      1LT/25A  

STRATFORD BROADWAY ( Sun am journeys ) - CHADWELL HEATH - BRENTWOOD
Sunday early am journeys extended from Chadwell Heath to Stratford

20.11.40
AP
11LT
7LT
7LT

STRATFORD BROADWAY ( Sun am journeys ) - CHADWELL HEATH (Mon - Tue - Thu - Wed shopping hours ,Thu - Fri journeys - Sat pm and Sun )- ROMFORD New Mill Inn  (Mon-Fri except Wed - Sat am) - BRENTWOOD
Mon-Fri / Sat am withdrawn between Romford and Chadwell Heath except for odd journeys and Wed shopping hours

14.05.41
AP
--
--
7LT
  RD 5STL+ -- --
    1STL ( Wed )    
  U -- 5ST+ --
      2LT/25C  

STRATFORD BROADWAY ( Sun am journeys ) - CHADWELL HEATH (Wed - Sat pm and Sun )- ROMFORD New Mill Inn  (Mon-Fri except Wed - Sat am) - BRENTWOOD
Mon-Fri withdrawn between Romford and Chadwell Heath except for Wednesday shopping hours.
Mon-Sat Seven Kings (AP) withdrawn
Mon-Fri Hornchurch introduced
Saturday Upton Park (U) introduced

29.10.41 RD
5STL+
--
7STL
    1STL ( Wed )    
  U --
5ST+
--
      2LT/25C  

CHADWELL HEATH (Wed - Sat afts and Sun )- ROMFORD New Mill Inn  (Mon-Fri except Wed - Sat am and evgs) - BRENTWOOD
Sun am withdrawn between Chadwell Heath and Stratford
Saturday evgs withdrawn between Romford and Chadwell Heath
Sunday only Seven Kings (AP) withdrawn in favour of Hornchurch (RD)

25.01.42 AP
--
--
7LT
  RD
5STL+
--
 
    1STL ( Wed )    
  U --
5LT+
--
      2LT/25C  

Sunday only Seven Kings (AP) reinstated to compensate for loss of Route 41

22.04.42 AP
--
--
7LT
  RD
5STL+
--
 
    1STL ( Wed )    
  U --
5LT+
--
      2LT/101  

CHADWELL HEATH (Wed - Sat pm and Sun )- ROMFORD New Mill Inn  ( Mon-Fri except Wed - Sat am) - BRENTWOOD
Saturday evgs reinstated between Romford and Chadwell Heath

30.09.42
AP
--
--
9LT
 
RD
4STL
--
--
 
U
4LT
5LT
--

CHADWELL HEATH (Mon-Fri except evgs / Sat / Sun)- ROMFORD New Mill Inn  ( Mon-Fri evenings) - BRENTWOOD
Reinstated between Romford and Chadwell Heath Mon-Fri except evenings and Sat am
Mon-Fri Upton Park (U) reintroduced

28.10.42
AP
--
--
9LT
 
RD
4STL
--
--
 
U
5LT
9LT
--

CHADWELL HEATH (Mon-Sat except evgs/ Sun)- ROMFORD New Mill Inn  ( Mon-Sat evenings) - BRENTWOOD
Sat evenings withdrawn between Romford and Chadwell Heath

05.05.43
AP
--
--
13LT
 
RD
4STL
--
--
 
U
5LT
9LT
--

CHADWELL HEATH (Mon-Sat except evgs/ Sun)- ROMFORD New Mill Inn  ( Mon-Sat evenings) - GIDEA PARK Bobs Cafe ( Sun am )- BRENTWOOD ( Mon-Sat / Sum pm )
Sunday am withdrawn between Gidea Park and Brentwood

15.07.45
AP
--
--
15LT
 
RD
4STL
--
--
 
U
5LT
12LT+
--
      1LT/101  

CHADWELL HEATH (Mon-Sat except evgs/ Sun)- ROMFORD New Mill Inn  ( Mon-Sat evenings) -- BRENTWOOD (
Sunday am reinstated between Gidea Park and Brentwood

12.11.47
AP
5LT
6LT
15LT
 
RD
4G
--
--
 
U
--
5G+
--
      1LT/15
1LT/101
 

CHADWELL HEATH) -- BRENTWOOD
Mon-Sat evening service restored between Romford and Chadwell Heath
Mon-Sat Seven Kings (AP) reintroduced
Mon-Fri Upton Park (U) withdrawn

03.05.50
AP
5G+
6G
12G
    1RTL/139    
 
RD
4G+
--
--
    1TD/250    
 
U
--
7RTW
--

RTW type introduced at Upton Park (U)

11.10.50
AP
5G
5RTL
12RTL
 
RD
4G
--
--
 
U
--
6RTW
--

Seven Kings (AP) weekend allocation converted from G to RTL.

02.05.51
AP
5G
5RTW
12RTW
 
RD
4G
--
--
 
U
--
6RT
--

Seven Kings (AP) weekend allocation converted from  RTL to RTW. and Upton Park (U) allocation changed from RTW to RT.

17.10.51
AP
5STL
5RTL
12RTL
 
RD
4STL
--
--
 
U
--
6RT
--

Type change as above.

22.10.52
AP
5STL
5RTL
--
 
RD
4STL
--
--
 
U
--
6RT
12RT

STRATFORD (Suns) - CHADWELL HEATH ( Mon-Sat ) - BRENTWOOD
Sunday extended from Chadwell Heath to Stratford
Sunday Seven Kings (AP) withdrawn in favour of Upton Park (U)

12.08.53
NS
7RTL+
5RTL
--
    2STL/174    
 
U
--
6RT
12RT

Seven Kings (AP) and Hornchurch (RD) allocations withdrawn in favour of new North Street (NS) allocation.

03.02.54
NS
9RT
11RT
7RT
 
U
--
--
5RT

Saturday U allocation withdrawn in favour of increase at NS.
Sunday NS allocation introduced.

17.10.56
NS
9RT
8RT
4RT

CHADWELL HEATH - BRENTWOOD Yorkshire Grey
Sunday withdrawn between Chadwell Heath and Stratford
Upton Park (U) withdrawn

01.05.57
NS
9RT
8RT
6RT

Diverted via Harold Wood Stn instead of Colchester Rd direct

13.11.57
NS
9RT
8RT
4RT

CHADWELL HEATH - BRENTWOOD Yorkshire Grey
Additional Service
CHADWELL HEATH Remploy Factory - BRENTWOOD (Mon-Fri peak journeys )

1958 times

Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
The keen observer will notice that the Remploy workings are not included in the via list but are on the tt

20.08.58
Route withdrawn - replaced mainly by revised Route 87.


Extracted from 1958 Historical Map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map

 

Operating Garages

U Upton Park
Changeover point Forest Gate - Green Street

AP Seven Kings
Changeover point outside garage

NS North Street - Romford
Changeover point New Mill Inn

RD Hornchurch
Changeover point New Mill Inn ?