Route History

08.05.00
BL
4midi
4midi
--
New Route operated by First Capital but sub contracted to First Thamesway operating from Basildon depot

ILFORD Hainault Street - Romford Road - Manor Park,Station Road - Forest Drive - Aldersbrook Road - Blake Hall Road - Bush Road - Leytonstone High Road - Gainsborough Road - Grove Green Road - Leytonstone Station Plaza - Fairlop Road - Hainault Road - Essex Road South - James Lane - Private Road In Whipps Cross Hospital Grounds - Whipps Cross Road - Whipps Cross Roundabout - Whipps Cross - Lea Bridge Road - Leyton Green Road - High Road Leyton - Hoe Street - Selborne Road - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION ( Mon-Sat except evenings )

2000 map Walthamstow Town Plan 2000 Ilford 2000
Taken from 2000 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

30.09.00
DM191+
4DR
4DR
--
Sub contract to First Thamesway ceased operated from Dagenham (DM) with larger buses

ILFORD  - WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
New operator

 

 

DML763 Ilford High Road

 

 


01.12.01
DM191+
5DR
5DR
--

ILFORD Hainault Street - Romford Road - Manor Park,Station Road - Forest Drive - Aldersbrook Road - Blake Hall Road - Bush Road - Leytonstone High Road - Gainsborough Road - Grove Green Road - Leytonstone Station Plaza - Fairlop Road - Hainault Road - Essex Road South - James Lane - Private Road In Whipps Cross Hospital Grounds - Whipps Cross Road - Whipps Cross Roundabout - Whipps Cross - Lea Bridge Road - Leyton Green Road - High Road Leyton - Hoe Street - Selborne Road - South Grove - Markhouse Avenue - South Access Road - WALTHAM FOREST Council Depot ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Extended from Walthamstow Central to Waltham Forest Council Depot

23.03.02
R191+
5DM
5DM
--

ILFORD  -  WALTHAM FOREST Council Depot ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Operation transferred from Dagenham (DM) to Rainham (R)

First Capital 194 Walthamstow

© Peter Horrex


20.09.03
R191+
5DMC
5DMC
--

ILFORD Hainault Street - Romford Road - Manor Park,Station Road - Forest Drive - Aldersbrook Road - Blake Hall Road - Bush Road - Leytonstone High Road - Gainsborough Road - Grove Green Road - Leytonstone Station Plaza - Fairlop Road - Hainault Road - Essex Road South - James Lane - Private Road In Whipps Cross Hospital Grounds - Whipps Cross Road - Whipps Cross Roundabout - Whipps Cross - Lea Bridge Road - Leyton Green Road - High Road Leyton - Hoe Street - Selborne Road - South Grove - Markhouse Avenue - South Access Road - WALTHAMSTOW Argall Avenue ( Mon-Sat except evenings )
Extended to Argall Avenue Industrial Estate

Taken from 204 " First "map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

25.11.06
SI31+
8sd
8sd
6sd
Contract reassigned to Docklands Buses

ILFORD Hainault Street - ST JAMES STREET (after 2000) - WALTHAMSTOW Argall Avenue (before 2000)
Evening and Sunday service introduced but had to be curtailed at St James Street at these times because Industrial Estate closed

 

ED16 Leytonstone High Road

 


14.05.11
BE21+
8ED
8ED
5ED

ILFORD Hainault Street - ST JAMES STREET (after 2000) - WALTHAMSTOW Argall Avenue (before 2000)
Allocation moved from Silvertown (SI) to Rainham (BE) in advance of the tender change in November

26.11.11
BE21+
8ED
8ED
6ED
Contract renewal with Blue Triangle

ILFORD Hainault Street - ST JAMES STREET (after 2000) - WALTHAMSTOW Argall Avenue (before 2000)
New operator

ED14 Leyton Green

© Lawrence Living


21.06.14
BE51+
11ED
8ED
6ED

ILFORD Hainault Street - ST JAMES STREET (after 2000) - WALTHAMSTOW Argall Avenue (before 2000)
Schedule change, and running number sequence change

02.07.16
RR51+
11ED
12ED
5ED

ILFORD Hainault Street - ST JAMES STREET (after 2000) - WALTHAMSTOW Argall Avenue (before 2000)
Allocation moved to new base at River Road, Barking (RR)ˇ

26.11.16
AW1+
15SE
13SE
8SE
CONTRACT REASSIGNED

CT plus 1235 seen in Ilford with new style blind

© Lawrence Living


25.02.17
AW211+
15SE
13SE
8SE

ILFORD Hainault Street - ST JAMES STREET (after 2000) - WALTHAMSTOW Argall Avenue (before 2000)
Scheule change and running number sequence change

19.01.19
AW211+
15SE
13SE
8SE

ILFORD Hainault Street - ST JAMES STREET (after 2000) - WALTHAMSTOW Argall Avenue (before 2000)
Rerouted through New Whipps Cross Bus Station

26.09.20
AW211+
18SE
14SE
9SE

ILFORD Hainault Street - WALTHAMSTOW Argall Avenue
Evening service extended from St James Street to Argall Avenue

27.11.21
AW211+
18SE
14SE
9SE

ILFORD Hainault Street - WALTHAMSTOW Argall Avenue
Contract extended for two years

 

Map

Walthamstow 2021 Ilford 2021
Taken from 2021 map drawn by Mike Harris
busmap.co.uk

 

Garages

AW Walthamstow
Crew Changeover point at Walthamstow Central Station

BL Basildon
Crew Changeover point Hainault Street stand at Ilford

DM Dagenham
Crew Changeover point Hainault Street stand at Ilford

R Rainham
Crew Changeover point Hainault Street stand at Ilford

BE Rainham
Crew Changeover point Hainault Street stand at Ilford

RR Barking
Crew Changeover point Hainault Street stand at Ilford