Route History

04.03.89
AG181+
10T
9T
--
New service

HACKNEY CENTRAL - Mare Street - Cambridge Heath - Bethnal Green Stn - Mile End Stn - Burdett Road - Limehouse - East India Dock Road - Poplar - Prestons Road - Marshwall - ISLE OF DOGS District Centre ( Mon-Sat )
New Mon-Sat double deck OPO route replacing withdrawn section of  Route 106

28.08.90
AG181+
10LS
9LS
--

 

 

LS63 at Asda

 

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS District Centre ( Mon-Sat )
Converted to single deck operation

If a bus is very busy you may not want to try to bring a large floral arrangement aboard. Most florists have a next day flower delivery option available so that may be a better bet than transporting flowers on the bus.

06.04.91
AG181+
10LS
9LS
--

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS District Centre ( Mon-Sat except evenings)
Evening service withdrawn but  Route 106 diverted at Bethnal Green to Blackwall Tunnel and early evening to Isle of Dogs
The duty schedule was combined with  Route 106 at this time


22.11.91
BW141+
--
9T
--
 
WH91+
10T
--
--
London Forest ceased trading, contract passed to Stagecoach

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS District Centre ( Mon-Sat except evenings)
Ash Grove allocation moved on Mon-Fri to West Ham and Sat to Bow and converted back to double deck operation


01.02.92
BW141+
--
9T
--
 
WH91+
10LS
--
--

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS District Centre ( Mon-Sat except evenings)
Mon-Fri service converted to single deck again

09.05.92
DM31+
10dd
9dd
5dd
Contract reassigned

HACKNEY CENTRAL - POPLAR All Saints ( Suns ) - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Operation transferred to Capital Citybus operating from Dagenham (DM) depot
Sunday service introduced between Hackney & Poplar

04.06.94
DM31+
10dd
9dd
5dd

HACKNEY CENTRAL - Blackwall DLR( Suns ) - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Poplar terminal revised to Blackwall DLR Station

 

 

Metrobus 286 at the Mile End stand

 


23.11.96
H
10dd
9dd
7dd

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Extended to Isle of Dogs at all times
Allocation moved to Hackney

 

 

East Lancs Spryte 708 in Hackney

 


28.06.97
DM31+
10dd
9dd
7dd

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Reallocated back to Dagenham (DM)

14.02.98
H31+
10dd
9dd
7dd

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Reallocated back to Hackney (H)

30.05.98
H31+
10dd
9dd
7dd

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Start of new contract

08.07.98
H31+
10dd
9dd
7dd
CapitalCitybus purchased by First group

18.09.99
H31+
14DML
12DML
7DML

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Converted to low floor single deck operation + frequency increase
Start of new contract

March 2001
H31+
14DML
12DML
7DML
Integrated within First London

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Integrated within First London

DML41312 Asda stand

© Lawrence Living


28.06.03
H31+
16DML
12DML
7DML

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Start of new contract

Rogue DMC41512 Asda stand

© Jack Marian


08.12.07
DM
16DML
13DML
6DML

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
H allocation moved to Dagenham (DM)

DN33503 unknown location

© Eamonn Kentell


06.03.10
LI
16DML
13DML
9DML

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Allocation moved from Dagenham (DM) to Lea Interchange (LI)

17.09.11
SI131+
16SE
15SE
7SE
Contract reassigned

HACKNEY CENTRAL - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
New contract with Go-Ahead Dockland Buses (SI)

 

 

 

SE139 Mile End

 


15.06.13
SI131+
16SE
15SE
7SE

ASH GROVE - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Withdrawn between Hackney and Ash Grove

Taken from TFL map

17.09.16
SI131+
16SE
15SE
7SE

ASH GROVE - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Contract extended for two years

15.09.18
HK1+
14SE
13SE
6SE
New operator

ASH GROVE - ISLE OF DOGS Asda
Contract reassigned to HCT plus ( HK )

Garages

AG  Ash Grove
Crew Changeover point at garage

HK  Ash Grove
Crew Changeover point at Bush Road stand

BW Bow
Crew Changeover point at Mile End

WH West Ham
Crew Changeover point at ?

DM Dagenham
Crew Changeover point at Crossharbour Asda

SI Silvertown
Crew Changeover point at Crossharbour Asda

 

Live visual

 

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2020
Date of edit   Saturday, 20.06.20