Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
20.03.93
BK1+
6T
6T
--

ROMFORD STATION - Roneo Corner - Rush Green Road - Becontree Heath - Goodmayes - Green Lane - ILFORD Roden Street ( Mon-Sat )
NEW ROUTE replacing Route 129 between Romford and Becontree Heath.

04.12.93
NS431+
6T+
7T
--
    1T/129    

ROMFORD -  ILFORD
Allocation moved from Barking to Romford North Street (NS)

Extracted from April 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
19.07.97
WT
6ON
7ON
4ON
Contract reassigned

ROMFORD STATION - ILFORD Roden Street
Sunday service introduced.

 

 

Volvo Olympian - East Lancs Pyoneer 342

 

25.03.00
AG1+
6dd
7dd
4dd
Contract reassigned

ROMFORD STATION - ILFORD Roden Street
New contract

VWL31 Ilford stand
25.06.04
AG21+
12VLW
11VLW
6VLW

ROMFORD STATION - Becontree Heath - Goodmayes - Green Lane - Ilford - Gants Hill - Barkingside - CLAYBURY BROADWAY
Extended from Ilford to Claybury Broadway via withdrawn 129.

ETB337 Romford Station
15.10.05
DX21+
12VLA
12VLA
10VLA
Contract reassigned

ROMFORD  -  CLAYBURY BROADWAY
New Contract


06.10.07
DX21+
12VLA
12VLA
10VLA
Night Service
DX41+
5VLA
5VLA
5VLA

ROMFORD  -  CLAYBURY BROADWAY  ( 24 hour )
All night service added

 

 

VLA136 Romford Market stand

 

16.10.10
DX21+
13T
13T
12T
Night Service
DX41+
5T
5T
5T

ROMFORD  -  CLAYBURY BROADWAY  ( 24 hour )
Contract extended for two years

 

 

T24 pulls onto the Gants Hill Station stop

 

09.06.12
DX21+
13T
13T
12T
Night Service
DX41+
5T
5T
5T

ROMFORD STATION - South Street - Western Road - Mercury Gardens - St Edwards Way - Waterloo Road - Oldchurch Road - Oldchurch Rise - Roads within Queen's Hospital - Rom Valley Way - Rush Green Road - Wood Lane - Becontree Heath - The Broadway - Green Lane - Goodmayes - Green Lane - Winston Way - Riches Road - Ilford High Road - Clements Road - Ilford High Road - Ilford Station - Cranbrook Road - Gants Hill Station - Cranbrook Road - Barkingside High Street - Fairlop Road - Clayhall Avenue - CLAYBURY BROADWAY
Notes: After 2130 every night - buses are rerouted via South Street (southbound) - Victoria Road and a further section of Mercury Gardens instead of South Street (northbound) and Western Road.
CLAYBURY BROADWAY - Clayhall Avenue - Fairlop Road - Barkingside High Street - Cranbrook Road - Gants Hill Station - Cranbrook Road - Ilford Station - Winston Way - Clements Road - Ilford High Road - Riches Road - Winston Way - Green Lane - Goodmayes - Green Lane - The Broadway - Becontree Heath - Wood Lane - Rush Green Road - Rom Valley Way - Roads within Queen's Hospital - Oldchurch Rise - Oldchurch Road - Waterloo Road - St Edwards Way - Mercury Gardens - Chandler Way - Eastern Road - South Street - ROMFORD STATION
Rerouted between Rush Green Road and Romford Station via Queens Hospital instead of Roneo Corner

03.10.12
DX21+
13T
13T
12T
Night Service
DX41+
5T
5T
5T

ROMFORD  -  CLAYBURY BROADWAY  ( 24 hour )
Contract renewal

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map


24.04.17
DX21+
15T
15T
8T
Night Service
DX41+
5T
5T
5T

 
Click image to enlarge
 

VLA138 seen at Romford Market showing off the new branding

© Lawrence Living


14.10.17
DX21+
15T
15T
8T
Night Service
DX41+
5T
5T
5T

ROMFORD  -  CLAYBURY BROADWAY  ( 24 hour )
Contract extended for two years

12.10.19
NS431+
15E
15E
9E
Night Service
NS446+
5E
5E
5E
Contract reassigned

ROMFORD MARKET  - CLAYBURY BROADWAY
New contract

Operating Garages

NS North Street
Changeover point Romford stand
2019
Mostly Romford Station stand but with a few changeovers atQueens Hospital

AG Ash Grove
Changeover point Becontree Heath Bus Station

BK Barking
Changeover point Green Lane / South Park Drive

NS Romford
Changeover point Romford Station Bus Stand

WT Thurrock
Changeover point Becontree Heath Bus Station

DX Barking
Changeover point Becontree Heath Bus Station

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Sunday, 15.11.20