Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
at 03.10.34
U
22TD+
25TD
20TD
    1TD/25C    
Mon-Fri allocation joint with Route 104

NORTH WOOLWICH Free Ferry - Royal Albert Dock - High Street South - East Ham - High Street North - Manor Park - Aldersbrook Road - WANSTEAD The George The

17.04.35
U
26TD
28TD
31TD
Mon-Fri allocation joint with Route 104

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD The George ( Mon-Sat / Winter Suns )- Snaresbrook - South Woodford - Woodford Bridge - Chigwell Row - LAMBOURNE END ( Summer Sundays )
Summer Sundays extended from Wanstead to Lambourne End

05.06.35
U
26TD
28TD
31TD
Mon-Fri allocation joint with Route 104

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD The George ( Mon-Fri / Sat am / Suns ) - LAMBOURNE END ( Summer Sundays )
Summer Saturday pm extended from Wanstead to Lambourne End

Premier GK893

1930 Leyland TD1 / Duple H28/24RO #TD66 on Route 101 from Upton Park(U)Garage. From stock in 1940 , to Liverpool Corporation as #43. (B.Maguire Collection)


02.10.35
U
20TD
26TD
20TD
Mon-Fri allocation joint with Route 104

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD The George ( Daily )
Suspended between Wanstead and Lambourne End for winter months

This pattern continued until 08.04.42 when the Summer extension from Wanstead to Lambourne End was withdrawn for the duration

05.07.44
U
62LT
71LT
40LT

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD Woodbine Place ( Daily )
Wanstead terminal altered to Woodbine Place instead of George


22.05.46
U
63G+
68G
59G
    3LT/15    

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD Woodbine Place (Mon-Sat ) - LAMBOURNE END ( Summer Sundays )
Summer Sunday service reinstated between Wanstead and Lambourne End


17.10.51
U
64G
50G
10STL
23STL
8RT

NORTH WOOLWICH  -  WANSTEAD
Sunday service between Wanstead and Lambourne End suspended for winter months
Saturday STL and Sunday RT introduced

14.05.52
U
50G
14STL
46G
14STL
9STL
31RT

NORTH WOOLWICH  -  WANSTEAD
Sunday service between Wanstead and Lambourne End reinstead for summer months

Taken from August 1952 Red Book Timetable

Extracted from 1952 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map


22.10.52
U
22G
42STL
49STL
11RT
31RT

NORTH WOOLWICH  -  WANSTEAD
Sunday service between Wanstead and Lambourne End suspended for winter months
Saturday STL and Sunday RT introduced

06.05.53
U
64STL
42STL
18RT
40RT

NORTH WOOLWICH  -  WANSTEAD - LAMBOURNE END ( Suns )
Sunday service between Wanstead and Lambourne End reintroduced for winter months
G type withdrawn

07.10.53
U
64STL
42ATL
18RT
31RT

NORTH WOOLWICH  -  WANSTEAD
Sunday service between Wanstead and Lambourne End suspended for winter months
Saturday STL and Sunday RT introduced

19.05.54
U
64RT
60RT
37RT

NORTH WOOLWICH  -  WANSTEAD - LAMBOURNE END ( Suns )
STL type withdrawn

 

 

RT1288 is in good company here with terminating trolleybuses from West Ham (WH)

 


06.10.54
U
56RT
57RT
30RT

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD
Withdrawn between Wanstead and Lambourne End

30.04.58
U
47RT
51RT
25RT


RT1206 Royal; Albert Dock


30.10.71
U
20RT
18RML
8RML

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD
Weekend operation converted to RML - buses spare from Route 15.


28.10.72
U
20RM
18RML
8RML

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD
Mon-Fri operation converted to Routemaster.

30.04.78
U61+
16DM
16DM
6DM

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD
Converted to DM crew type.


04.09.82
U61+
15T
14T
6T

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD
CONVERTED TO OPO.


05.11.94
U61+
14SLW
15SLW
9SLW

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD
Cpnverted to low floor single deck operation


05.03.05
U61+
16TA
16TA
12TA

NORTH WOOLWICH - WANSTEAD
Contract renewal - Converted to double deck operation (TA)


17.12.05
U61+
11TA
11TA
7TA

WANSTEAD STATION - GALLIONS REACH Shopping Park
Withdrawn between Cyprus and North Woolwich and diverted instead to GallIons Reach.


07.11.08
U61+
11TA
11TA
14TA

WANSTEAD STATION - GALLIONS REACH Shopping Park
Diverted at Woolwich Manor Way to run via new Beckton Bus Station

17.09.11
BK61+
11TA
11TA
12TA

WANSTEAD STATION - GALLIONS REACH Shopping Park
Upton Park garage closure - allocation moved to Barking (BK)


03.03.12
BK61+
11E
11E
12E

WANSTEAD STATION - GALLIONS REACH Shopping Park
Contract renewal with new Enviro 400 buses


04.03.17
RR51+
12WVL
12WVL
10WVL
Contract reassigned to Go Ahead

WANSTEAD STATION - GALLIONS REACH Shopping Park

New operator


Map

Taken from 2018 map drawn by Mike Harris
Greater London Bus Map

Operating Garages

U Upton Park
Changeover point at East Ham Town Hall - The crews were allowed 13 minutes travelling time.

BK Barking
Changeover point at East Ham Town Hall

RR River Road, Barking
Changeover point at Beckton Station

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Tuesday, 14.04.20