Route History

Route History

28.09.60
PR
2RM
2RM
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CHARING CROSS Trafalgar Square - Piccadilly Circus - Cambridge Circus - Shaftesbury Avenue - Theobalds Road - Clerkenwell Road - Old Street - Commercial Street - Aldagte East - Commercial Road - Limehouse - POPLAR Aberfeldy Street :- Canning Town - Plaistow - Upton Park - East Ham - BARKING London Road ( one early morning journey )
Route 284 renumbered in a scheme to release numbers

01.05.61
PR
2RM
2RM
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CHARING CROSS Trafalgar Square - Piccadilly Circus - Cambridge Circus - Charing Cross Road - New Oxford Street - Bloomsbury Way,  ( southbound direct via Shaftesbury Avenue ) Theobalds Road - Clerkenwell Road - Old Street - Commercial Street - Aldagte East - Commercial Road - Limehouse - POPLAR Aberfeldy Street :- Canning Town - Plaistow - Upton Park - East Ham - BARKING London Road ( one early morning journey )
A traffic management scheme affecting Tottenham Court Road diverted the route northbound at Cambridge Circus via Tottenham Court Road Stn instead of Shaftesbury Avenue

 
01.07.64
PR
1RM
1RM
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TRAFALGAR SQUARE - BARKING -: Longbridge Road - Fair Cross - BECONTREE HEATH
Service reduced but one journey extended from Barking to Becontree Heath
The meal relief point was also changed from Bow Garage to Liverpool Street - buses running out of service from Aldgate


Extracted from 1970 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
01.01.67
PR30
1RM
1RM
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PR GAR BEC
HTH
BK
GAR
BARK
LR S
BARK
BC
EAST
HAM
PR
GR S
POP
BT

LIME
  LON

ALD LSS HOL
RLS
HOL
SN
CX S
30
0003             0006 0010 0018     0031
0037
    0155 0207   0211 0217   0231 0235 0243 0247      
                             
              0358 0401 0405 0413   0427    
        0520 0521 0527   0541 0545 0553   0607    

 

PR GAR CX HOL
RLS
LSS ALD LIME
LON
POP
BT
PR
GR S

EAST
HAM

BARK
BC
BARK
LR S
BK
GAR
BEC
HTH

ARR
GAR

30
  0040     0100 0108 0112   0126 0132   0136 0149  
        0337 0339 0348 0352 0355            
      0430   0444 0450 0456   0510   0515      
      0609   0623 0629 0635             0638

RM175 Trafalgar Square, December 1973

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05.01.74
PR
1DMS
1DMS
--

Converted to OPO

DMS586 Old Street Station, July 1974

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Scanned from 30 Novemebr 1974 Red Book
Note the decreased running times even though the route was now OPO


31.01.76
PR121
1DMS
1DMS
--

VICTORIA GARAGE  - BARKING ( one journey projected to Becontree Heath )
One journey extended fro Trafalgar Square to Victoria via Whitehall - Victoria Street - Buckingham Palace Road - Elizabeth Bridge - St George's Drive - Warwick Way ( returning direct via Wilton Road )

06.03.76
PR121
1DMS
1DMS
--

The meal relief journeys previously that ran out of service from Aldgate to Liverpool Street " livened up "

DMS1932 on meal break at Liverpool Street showing the new ultimate blind, May 1981

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18.04.82
PR121
1T
1T
--

Converted from DMS to Titan T

29.10.83
PR121
1T
1T
1T

Sat night introduction

12/13.04.84
Last night of operation - replaced by increased service on Route N95

 

Garages

PR Poplar
Meal reliefs taken at Liverpool Street

 

 

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Wednesday, 08.05.19