Route History

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
26.06.93
BD
sd
sd
--
NEW ROUTE introduced to provide a service along Roads that were to be served by the proposed extension of Route 362 in March 1993.

ILFORD Hainault Street - Ilford Station - Cranbrook Road - Beehive Lane - Eastern Avenue - Gants Hill Station - Woodford Avenue - Longwood Gardens - Fremantle Road - Barkingside High Street BARKINGSIDE Fullwell Cross (Mon-Sat except evenings)

Thamesway 226 Mercedes 608D at Ilford stand

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14.10.95
PE
sd
sd
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Reallocated from Brentwood to Ponders End (PE)

26.09.98
PE
3 midi
3 midi
--

Operation now under the control of First Capital

09.01.99
PE91+
6 mdi
6 midi
--

ILFORD Hainault Street - Barkingside - Fencepiece Road - clockwise loop via Limes Avenue - Copperfield - Limes Avenue then Fencepiece Road - Manor Road - Manford Way - HAINAULT The Lowe(Mon-Sat)
Extended from Barkingside to Hainault via withdrawn section of Route 362

Mercedes Vario 573 Ilford Town Centre\

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23.06.01
NP44+
5DW
5DW
--
Ponders End (PE) allocation moved to Northumberland Park (NP)

01.12.01
DM151+
5DW
5DW
--

Allocation moved from Northumberland Park (NP) to Dagenham (DM)

Dennis Dart Wright Handibus 639

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23.03.02
R151+
7DMS
7DMS
3DMS
Contract renewal and Sunday service introduced

New DMS type introduced and allocation moved to Rainham (R)

Transbus Dart Marshall 8.9m
DMS41478

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First London download

17.12.05
DM
7DMS
7DMS
3DMS

Allocation moved to new Dagenham depot

24.03.07
DX101+
7PDL
7PDL
3PDL
Contract reassigned to
Arriva London (DX)

20.05.11
DX101+
7PDL
7PDL
3PDL

At Limes Farm Estate all buses to run the loop clockwise in both directions

PDL61 Ilford Town Centre

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24.03.12
BE221+
8WS
8WS
4WS
Contract reassigned to Blue Triangle with new Wrightbus Streetline 8.8m buses

WS4 Gants Hill Station

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01.05.14
BE221+
8WS
8WS
4WS

Extracted from 2014 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
02.07.16
RR221+
8WS
8WS
4WS

RAINHAM (BE) CLOSED, allocation moved to River Road (RR)

25.03.17
BK261+
8SE
8SE
5SE
Contract reassigned

ILFORD -  HAINAULT
New Contract commenced

36633 seen in Barkingside

© Lawrence Living

22.04.17
BK401+
8SE
8SE
5SE

Running number sequence change

 
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36638 With the new route branding applied


 

Operating Garages

BE Ferry Lane - Rainham
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

RR River Road - Barking
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

BK Barking
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

BD Brentwood
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

PE Ponders End
Crew changeover point at ?

NP Northumberland Park
Crew changeover point at ?

DM Dagenham
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

RN Rainham
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

DX Barking
Crew changeover point at Ilford stand

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Thursday, 03.08.17