Route History

Route 1 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
31.01.81
T201+
11LS
8LS
6LS

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - Hoe Street - Bakers Arms - Whipps Cross - Leytonstone Stn - Green Man - Wanstead - Snaresbrook - Hermon Hill - double run via South Woodford Station - Chigwell Road - Woodford Bridge - Claybury Hospital - Chigwell Station - CHIGWELL Grange Farm
NEW ROUTE replacing most of withdrawn section 235.

09.01.82
T201+
11LS
8LS
6LS

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - Hoe Street - Bakers Arms - Whipps Cross - Whipps Cross Road - James Lane - Leytonstone Stn - Green Man - Wanstead - Snaresbrook - Hermon Hill - double run via South Woodford Station - Chigwell Road - Woodford Bridge - Claybury Hospital - Chigwell Station - CHIGWELL Grange Farm
Rerouted between Whipps Cross and Leytonstone Station via James Lane - Essex Road South - Fairlop Road - Leytonstone Station and Church Lane instead of anti-clockwise loop working via Leyton Way - Fillebrook Road - Fairlop Road - Grove Green Road - Church Lane and Leytonstone High Road

24.01.82
L51+
5LS
5LS
4LS
T201+
5LS
4LS
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WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION (MS except evgs/ Sun afts) - -LEYTONSTONE STATION (MS evgs - Sun except afts) - CHIGWELL Grange Farm - Chigwell Road - Chigwell Lane - Rectory Lane - LOUGHTON GARAGE (garage journeys)
Sunday Leyton (T) allocation withdrawn
Loughton Garage allocation added thus garage journeys extended from Chigwell to Loughton Garage.
L allocation did not commence until 16.05.82 thus the extension to Loughton did not start until this date and there was no Sunday service until this date.

04.09.82
L51+
10LS
8LS
5LS

Leyton (T) allocation withdrawn.

01.11.82
L51+
10LS
8LS
5LS

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION (MS except evgs/ Sun afts) - -LEYTONSTONE STATION (MS evgs - Sun except afts) - CHIGWELL Grange Farm - Chigwell Road - Chigwell Lane - Rectory Lane - LOUGHTON GARAGE (garage journeys) or Chigwell Road - Chigwell Lane - Debden Estate - Loughton Garage - Church Hill - LOUGHTON STATION ( Mon-Fri one journey in each peak )
Mon-Fri one journey in each peak diverted via Debden Estate and extended from Loughton Garage to Loughton Station

206 map
Extracted from 1984 map drawn by  © Darius Grigg
12.05.84
L51+
10LS
8LS
5LS

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION (MS except evgs/ Sun pm) - -LEYTONSTONE STATION (MS evgs - Sun am) - CHIGWELL Grange Farm - Chigwell Road - Chigwell Lane - Rectory Lane - LOUGHTON GARAGE (garage journeys) or Chigwell Road - Chigwell Lane - Debden Estate - Loughton Garage - Church Hill - LOUGHTON STATION ( Mon-Fri one journey in each peak ) or Chigwell Road - Abridge - Coppice Row - Wake Arms - Epping Town - EPPING St Margarets Hospital (Summer Sundays)
Summer Sundays extended from Chigwell via Abridge and Theydon Bois to ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL in Epping.
Sunday extended from Leytonstone Station to Walthamstow Central early evenings.

2710.84
L51+
10LS
8LS
4LS

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION (MS except evgs/ Sun pm) - -LEYTONSTONE STATION (MS evgs - Sun am) - CHIGWELL Grange Farm - Chigwell Road - Chigwell Lane - Rectory Lane - LOUGHTON GARAGE (garage journeys) or Chigwell Road - Chigwell Lane - Debden Estate - Loughton Garage - Church Hill - LOUGHTON STATION ( Mon-Fri one journey in each peak )
Extension to Epping withdrawn for the winter months.

27.04.85
L51+
10LS
8LS
4LS

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION (MS except evgs/ Sun pm) - -LEYTONSTONE STATION (MS evgs - Sun am) - Wanstead - Snaresbrook Stn - Hollybush Hill - Woodford High Road - George Lane - The Viaduct - South Woodford - CHIGWELL Grange Farm - Chigwell Road - Chigwell Lane - Rectory Lane - LOUGHTON GARAGE (garage journeys) or Chigwell Road - Chigwell Lane - Debden Estate - Loughton Garage - Church Hill - LOUGHTON STATION ( Mon-Fri one journey in each peak ) or Chigwell Road - Abridge - Coppice Row - Wake Arms - Epping Town - EPPING St Margarets Hospital (Summer Sundays)
Summer Sundays extension from Chigwell to ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL in Epping. reintroduced.
Rerouted between Wanstead and South Woodford via Woodford High Road instead of Hermon Hill.

02.11.85
L51+
9LS
8LS
5LS

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN (except late evgs) - LEYTONSTONE STN (late evgs) - CHIGWELL Grange Farm - LOUGHTON GARAGE (jnys) - LOUGHTON STN via Debden Estate (Mon-Fri peak jnys)
Extension to Epping withdrawn.

LS237

LS237 unknown location

© Peter Relf

24.05.86
WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN - CHIGWELL STATION
Withdrawn between Chigwell Station and Loughton.
Operation transferred to Eastern National

04.03.89
Route replaced by new W14 Leytonstone Stn and Claybury Hospital - the Walthamstow Central section already covered by W15 which had commenced 19.11.88.

Claybury Hospital to Chigwell section was abandoned.

Operating Garages

L Loughton
Changeovers at garage

T Leyton
Changeovers at Bakers Arms