Route History

19.11.88
WW201+
2MR
2MR
2MR
   
+1MR / W12
   
New Midibus Route marketed as "Hoppa"

WALTHAMSTOW Crooked Billet - Billet Road - North Countess Road - Priory Court - South Countess Road - Forest Road - Palmerston Road - Willow Walk - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION

 

MR33 Central Station

 


07.10.89
WW201+
2MR
2MR
2MR
   
+1MR / W12
   

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - South Grove - St James's Street - Blackhorse Goad - Mission Grove - Palmerston Road - Forest Road - South Countess Road - Billet Road - Wigton Road - NORTH COUNTESS ROAD
Withdrawn between North Countess Road and Crooked Billet

28.11.89
WW201+
2MR
2MR
2MR
   
+1MR / W12
   

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - Selborne Road - Willow Walk - Palmerston Road - Forest Road - South Countess Road - Billet Road - Wigton Road - NORTH COUNTESS ROAD
Rerouted northbound at Walthamstow Central via Willow Walk instead of South Grove - St James's Street - Blackhorse Goad and Mission Grove,

23.11.91
TW41+
2midi
2midi
2midi
Operation passed to Thamesway operating from Walthamstow base - but transferred to Ponders End (PE) ?

 

Thamesway 256
Mercedes 709D at Central

 


21.05.94
TW41+
5midi
5midi
3midi

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION - Selborne Road - Willow Walk - Palmerston Road - Forest Road - South Countess Road,Millfield Avenue - Billet Road - Crooked Billet - Chingford Road Sainsbury's - Chingford Road - Leonard Road - Silver Birch Avenue - CHINGFORD HALL ESTATE ( return via Rowan Avenue)
Extended from NORH COUNTESS ROAD to CHINGFORD HALL ESTATE

Map produced in July 1997 - informing of fixed stops in Palmerston Road instead of hail and ride

26.06.98
PE
6sd
6sd
3sd
Route transferred from Thamesway to First Capital staying at Ponders End (PE)

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL  - CHINGFORD HALL ESTATE
New operator

 

 

Mercedes Vario 411 at Walthamstow Central

 


28.02.00
PE
6sd
6sd
2sd
Contract renewal

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL  - CHINGFORD HALL ESTATE
New operator


02.06.01
H151+
6DM
6DM
2DM

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL  - CHINGFORD HALL ESTATE
PE allocation replaced by Hackney (H)

05.03.05
H
7DM
7DM
5DM

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL  - CHINGFORD HALL ESTATE
Southbound buses now exit to Crooked Billet roundabout via Walthamstow Avenue instead of Chingford Road

 

DML41734

 


03.03.12
LV201+
7ADL
7ADL
5ADL
Contract reassigned

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL  - CHINGFORD HALL ESTATE
New operator

15.06.13
LV201+
7ADL
7ADL
5ADL

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL  - CHINGFORD HALL ESTATE
Rerouted westbound via George Road

01.03.14
EC201+
7ENS
7ENS
5ENS

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL  - CHINGFORD HALL ESTATE
Allocation moved to Edmonton (EC) worked by drivers from AD

 

ENS16 leaving the bus station at Walthamstow Central

© Lawrence Living


04.03.17
AW41+
10SE
8SE
5SE
Contract reassigned

Chingford Hall Estate - Crooked Billet - Higham Hill - Walthamstow
Chingford Hall Estate Rowan Avenue - Burnside Avenue - Leonard Road - Chingford Road - Walthamstow Avenue - internal Roads - Crooked Billet Sainsbury's - Walthamstow Avenue - Chingford Road - Crooked Billet roundabout - Billet Road - Millfield Avenue - Priory Court - Higham Hill - South Countess Road - Forest Road - Hoe Street - Selborne Road - Walthamstow Central Station Bus Station
The normal routeing is via a different section of Forest Road - Palmerston Road - Willow Walk and a different section of Selborne Road.

Walthamstow - Higham Hill - Crooked Billet - Chingford Hall Estate
Walthamstow Central Station Bus Station - Selborne Road - Hoe Street - Forest Road - South Countess Road - Higham Hill - Priory Court - Millfield Avenue - Billet Road - Crooked Billet Roundabout - Chingford Road - Walthamstow Avenue - internal Roads - Crooked Billet Sainsbury's - Walthamstow Avenue - Chingford Road - Leonard Road - Burnside Avenue - Silverbirch Avenue - Chingford Hall Estate Rowan Avenue
The normal routeing is via a different section of Selborne Road - Willow Walk - Palmerston Road and a different section of Forest Road.
New operator


04.11.17
AW71+
7SE
7SE
6SE

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL  - CHINGFORD HALL ESTATE
Revised schedule, running number sequence change

05.03.22
AW71+
9SE
9SE
7SE

WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL  - CHINGFORD HALL ESTATE
Contract extended for two years

 

Garages

WW Walthamstow
Crew Changeover point at Central Station ?

AW Walthamstow
Crew Changeover point at Crooked Billet, Sainsbury's

PE Ponders End
Crew Changeover point at Central Station ?

H Hackney
Crew Changeover point at Central Station ?

LV Lea Valley
Crew Changeover point at South Chingford Sainsburys - drivers use ferry vehicles to garage.

AD Palmers Green
Crew Changeover point at ?

 

 

© Ian Armstrong 2022
Date of edit   Wednesday, 09.03.22->->