Route History

Route 250 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
RD
1T
1T
1T

ROMFORD Rainham Road / Gordon Avenue - Collier Row - Stapleford Abbotts - Passingford Bridge - Abridge - Theydon Bois - EPPING TOWN Cock
Prior to this date had been numbered G7

1934 map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
09.12.36
RD
2T
2T
2T

ROMFORD Rainham Road / Laburnham Avenue - Collier Row - Stapleford Abbotts - Passingford Bridge - Abridge - Theydon Bois - EPPING TOWN Cock
Extended along Rainham Road to Laburnham Avenue

13.12.39
RD
3T
3T
2T

EPPING TOWN  -  Stapleford Abbots  -  North Romford  -  Romford  -  Brentwood Road  -  GIDEA PARK STN ( Suns )  -  Ardleigh Green Road  -  Parkstone Avenue  -  EMERSON PARK ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Romford and Rainham Road - this section replaced by extending 123 from Romford
Diverted at Romford to Gidea Park Station ( Suns ) and further extended on Mon-Sat to Emerson Park replacing Route 256 which was withdrawn
Mon-Sat route was split into two sections
EPPING & ROMFORD STATION
ROMFORD Parkside Hotel & EMERSON PARK

15.05.40
RD
3T
3T
2T

EPPING TOWN  -  ROMFORD STATION ( Suns )  -  EMERSON PARK ( Mon-Sat )
Sunday withdrawn between Romford & Gidea Park

20.11.40
RD
2T
2T
1T

EPPING TOWN  -  ROMFORD STATION
Withdrawn between Romford & Emerson Park - the Gidea Park to Emerson Park section replaced by new Route 238

05.05.43
RD
2T
2T
2T

EPPING TOWN  -  ROMFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat / Sun pm )
Sunday am service suspended

15.07.45
RD
2T
2T
2T

EPPING TOWN  -  ROMFORD STATION
Sunday am service reintroduced

20.10.48
RD
4TD
4TD
4TD
1T

Leyland TD type introduced

03.05.50
RD
4TD
4TD
5TD/2T

HORNCHURCH GARAGE - EPPING TOWN
Extended from Romford to Hornchurch Garage

TD89

TD89 Epping Town stand ?

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11.10.50
RD
4TD
4TD
5TD

HORNCHURCH GARAGE (Mon-Sat) - ROMFORD STN (Suns) - EPPING TOWN
Sunday service withdrawn between Romford and Hornchurch.

06.05.51
RD
4TD
4TD
7TD

HORNCHURCH GARAGE - EPPING TOWN Cock
Sunday extended from Romford to Hornchurch.

06.08.52
RD
4TD
4TD
7TD

HORNCHURCH GARAGE - EPPING TOWN Grove Lane
Extended in Epping Town to Grove Lane

12.08.53
NS
4TD
4TD
7TD

Romford (RD) allocation transferred to new North Street Romford garage (NS).

14.11.56
NS
4TD
4TD
5TD
1956 map

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26.11.58
NS
3TD
3TD
5TD

HORNCHURCH GARAGE - Romford - Collier Row - Chase Cross - Stapleford Abbotts - Passingford Bridge - Abridge - Theydon Bois - Ivychimneys - EPPING TOWN
Diverted via Ivychimneys.

18.02.59
NS
3TD
3TD
5TD

CORBETS TEY (Mon-Fri peak jnys)  -  Upminster  - HORNCHURCH GARAGE - EPPING TOWN Grove Lane
Mon-Fri peak journeys to Corbets Tey introduced.

06.04.59
NS
3TD
3TD
5TD

HORNCHURCH GARAGE - EPPING TOWN Grove Lane
Withdrawn between Hornchurch and Corbets Tey.

01.07.59
NS
3RF
3RF
5RF

TD allocation withdrawn in favour of RF


18.11.64
NS
3RFo
3RFo
2RFo

Converted to One Person Operation.

RF428

RF428 passes the home garage before exploring the Essex countryside

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16.06.73
NS
4RFo
4RFo
2RFo

ROMFORD STN - EPPING TOWN Grove Lane
Withdrawn between Romford and Hornchurch Garage.

30.11.74
NS
4RFo
4RFo
2RFo

ROMFORD STN - EPPING TOWN St Margaret's Hospital
Extended from Grove Lane to St Margarets Hospital in Epping.

24.04.76
NS
4BL
4BL
2BL

RF replaced by BL type.

BL12

BL12 Romford Town Centre

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08.01.77
Route withdrawn - replaced by revised 247 service
.

Operating Garages

RD Hornchurch
Changeover point outside garage

NS North Street
Changeover point outside garage

© Ian Armstrong 2016
Date of edit   Saturday, 20.08.16

 

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