Route History

16.06.73
T
6RM
6RM
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STRATFORD Bus Station - Angel Lane - Leyton Stn - Markhouse Road - Forest Road - Tottenham Hale - Seven Sisters - MANOR HOUSE ( Mon-Sat )
NEW ROUTE - mainly replacing withdrawn section of Route 241

1973 times
RT531

RT531 is subbing for an RM - there was a shortage of RM's in 1976. Note the via blind from an RM

This image available with the RT.RTL.RTW download at Bus Photos


19.03.77
T221+
5RM
5RM
--

STRATFORD Bus Station - Angel Lane - Leyton Stn - High Road Leyton - Leyton Green - Bakers Arms,Forest Road - Tottenham Hale - MANOR HOUSE ( Mon-Sat )
Diverted via Leyton Green instead of Church Road - which would have made crew changes easier.

rm397

RM397 Tottenham

Trolleybuses and buses serving Tottenham

 


31.01.81
T221+
5LS
5LS
--

Converted to OPO
WHIPPS CROSS - Bakers Arms - Markhouse Road - Forest Road - Tottenham Hale - Manor House - FINSBURY PARK STN ( Mon-Sat )
Diverted at Bakers Arms to Whipps Cross and also extended from Manor House to Finsbury Park.

04.09.82
T221+
6LS
6LS
--

LEYTONSTONE Green Man - FINSBURY PARK STN ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Extended from Whipps Cross to Leytonstone via Route 262 and withdrawn entirely in the evenings.

06.06.87
T221+
6T
6T
--

LEYTONSTONE - Whipps Cross - Bakers Arms - Tottenham Hale - West Green Road - Turnpike Lane Stn - WOOD GREEN GARAGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Converted to double deck Titan operation and diverted at Seven Sisters via West Green Road and Turnpike Lane Stn to WOOD GREEN

T222

T222 at the Green Man stand next to a 66

This image available with the
Titan download

02.07.88
T221+
6T
6T
--

LEYTONSTONE - Whipps Cross - Bakers Arms - Hoe Street - - Walthamstow Central Stn - Selborne Road - South Grove - St James's Street - Blackhorse Road - Forest Rd - Tottenham Hale - West Green - Turnpike Lane Stn - WOOD GREEN (MS except evgs)
Rerouted at Walthamstow via Walthamstow Central instead of Markhouse Road.

01.02.92
T221+
6T
6T
--

LEYTONSTONE - Whipps Cross - Bakers Arms - Hoe Street - Walthamstow Central Stn - Selborne Road - South Grove - St James's Street - Blackhorse Road - Forest Rd - Tottenham Hale - Seven Sisters - Tottenham High Road - Phillip Lane - Turnpike Lane Stn - WOOD GREEN ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Rerouted at Seven Sisters via Phillip Lane instead of West Green Road.

1992 entry
Part of the allocation book library which is for sale
Allocation Books

22.06.96
T221+
8DAL
8DAL
5DAL

UPPER WALTHAMSTOW Bisterne Avenue - Wood Street - Whipps Cross - Bakers Arms - Hoe Street - Walthamstow Central Stn - Selborne Road - South Grove - St James's Street - Blackhorse Road - Forest Rd - Tottenham Hale - Seven Sisters - Tottenham High Road - Phillip Lane - Turnpike Lane Stn - WOOD GREEN
Diverted at Whipps Cross to Upper Walthamstow and converted to single deck operation pending delivery of new low floor Darts. Evening and Sunday service added.

DAL9

DAL9 Turnpike Lane Bus Station ?

This image available with the
Single Deck download


08.10.96
T221+
8SLD
8SLD
5SLD

Converted to low floor Dart operation

SLD7

SLD7 Upper Walthamstow stand

This image available with the
Stagecoach  download


230 map
Extracted from 1999 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
16.07.04
T221+
12TA
12TA
9TA

Converted to double deck operation.

24.06.06
T221+
11TA
12TA
9TA
logo Contract renewal

25.06.11
T221+
11TA
12TA
9TA

Contract extended for two years

17905

17905 Walthamstow Central

This image available with the
Stagecoach  download

22.06.13
AR251+
11VW
12VW
9VW
logo Contract reassigned to Arriva London North (AR)

Leyton Green turning point discontinued

DW553

DW553 Walthamstow Central on a short working journey to GREEN LANES West Green Road

This image available on Bus Photos page

08.11.14
AR251+
11VW
12VW
9VW

Diverted in both directions via Tottenham Hale Bus Station

23.06.18
AR251+
11VW
12VW
10VW

Upper Walthamstow – Leyton – Walthamstow – Tottenham – Wood Green 
Upper Walthamstow Bisterne Avenue - Bisterne Avenue - Fyfield Road - Walthamstow Road - Wood Street Walthamstow Station - Wood Street - Whipps Cross Roundabout - Whipps Cross - Lea Bridge Road - Leyton Green Road - High Road Leyton - Leyton Baker's Arms - Hoe Street - Selborne Road - Walthamstow Central Station Bus Station - Selborne Road - South Grove - St James's Street - St James Street Station - St James's Street - Blackhorse Road - Blackhorse Road Station - Forest Road - Ferry Lane - Tottenham Hale Station Bus Station - Ferry Lane - The Hale - Monument Way - High Road - Philip Lane - West Green Road - Alfoxton Avenue - Green Lanes - Turnpike Lane Station - High Road - Wood Green Station

Wood Green – Tottenham – Walthamstow – Leyton – Upper Walthamstow 
Wood Green Station - High Road - Turnpike Lane Station - Green Lanes - West Green Road - Philip Lane - High Road - Monument Way - The Hale - Ferry Lane - Tottenham Hale Station Bus Station - Ferry Lane - Forest Road - Blackhorse Road Station - Blackhorse Road - St James's Street - St James Street Station - St James's Street - South Grove - Selborne Road - Walthamstow Central Station Bus Station - Selborne Road - Hoe Street - Leyton Baker's Arms - Lea Bridge Road - Whipps Cross- Wood Street - Wood Street Walthamstow Station - Walthamstow Road - Fyfield Road - Avon Road - Bisterne Avenue - Upper Walthamstow Bisterne Avenue
Contract extended for two years

Operating Garage

T Leyton
Changeover points
LEYTON HIGH ROAD / GRANGE PARK ROAD pre 1977
LEYTON GREEN towards Wood Green or
Bakers Arms towards Upper Walthamstow

AR Tottenham
Changeover point at garage

 

 

 

230 times live stands Tender Specs Route 230 fares

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2018
Date of edit   Sunday, 17.06.18