Route History

Route 1 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.10.34
BK
6LT+
4LT+
--
   
1LT/23
5LT/23
--
 
G
--
--
9LT


CREEKMOUTH Power Station  - River Road - Barking - East Ham - UPTON PARK Bloeyn ( Daily irregular service )
Previously numbered 163

23c map
Extracted from 1934 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
17.04.35
BK
6LT+
4LT+
6LT
   
1LT/23
5LT/23
--

Sunday only Forest Gate (G) allocation withdrawn

18.11.42
BK
8LT+
6LT+
ex RT/9
   
2LT/23
3LT/23
--

CREEKMOUTH Power Station  -  BARKING Blakes Corner ( Daily irregular )
Withdrawn between Barking & Upton Park

08.03.44
BK
8LT+
4LT+
ex RT/9
   
1LT/23
4LT/23
--

CREEKMOUTH Power Station  -  BARKING Blakes Corner ( Daily irregular )  -  Longbridge Road  -  Fair Cross  -  Bennetts Castle Lane  -  BECONTREE Chittys Lane ( Mon-Fri pm peak journeys )
Mon-Fri pm peaks extended from Barking to Becontree

03.05.50
BK
8RTW+
3RTW+
5RTW+
   
7G/23
1G/23B
1G/175
6G/23
2RTL/62
2RTL/87
5RTL/9

CREEKMOUTH Power Station  -  BARKING Blakes Corner ( Daily irregular )  --  BECONTREE Chittys Lane ( Mon-Fri peak hours )
Mon-Fri am peaks extended from Barking to Becontree ( I am not sure when this change occured but am journeys were shown in the 1949 red book )
RTW Type introduced

02.05.51
BK
7RTL+
3RTL+
5RTL+
    7G/23
1RTL/23B
1RTL/87
1G/175
6G/23
2RTL/62
2RTL/87
5RTL/9

Converted to RTL operation.

19.09.51
BK
7RTL+
3RTL+
6RTL+
    7G/23
1RTL/23B
1RTL/87
1G/175
7G/23
2RTL/62
2RTL/87
5RTL/9


CREEKMOUTH Power Station  -  CREEKMOUTH Remplo Works ( Mon-Fri journeys )  -  BARKING Blakes Corner ( Daily irregular )  --  BECONTREE Chittys Lane ( Mon-Fri peak hours )
Mon-Fri journeys diverted at Creekmouth to Remploy Works

1952 map
Extracted from 1952 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
01.05.57
BK
8RTL+
3RTL+
6RTL+
    6RTL/23
1RTL/23B
1RTL/87
1RTL/175
7RTL/23
2RTL/62
2RTL/87
5RTL/9

CREEKMOUTH Power Station  -  BARKING Blakes Corner ( Daily irregular )  --  BECONTREE Chittys Lane ( Mon-Fri peak hours )
Mon-Fri journeys Remploy Works journeys withdrawn.

23C times
Scanned from April 1958 Red Book, the complete book is available from the Sales List
26.11.58
BK
7RT+
2RT+
3RT+
    5RT/23
1RT/87
1RT/23
1RT/62
2RT/87
2RT/174
4RT/9

Converted to RT operation.

27.01.65
BK
9RT
2RT+
3RT+
   
3RT/62 2RT/9

1965 times
Taken from Alterations ( no.1 ) Booklet dated 18 November 1964

31.12.66
BK
8RT+
2RT+
--
    1RT/145 3RT/62 4RT/9

CREEKMOUTH - BARKING (Daily journeys) - BECONTREE (Mon-Fri peaks)
Saturday Route withdrawn after 1600

RT810

RT810 at the dismal Creekmouth terminus

© Malcolm Allan


07.09.68
BK
8RT+
2RT+
--
    1RT/145 3RT/62
--

CREEKMOUTH ( Mon-Sat ) - BARKING ( Sat ) - BECONTREE (Mon-Fri peaks)
Sunday Route withdrawn.

1968 entry
Taken from September 1968 allocation book
RT2381

RT2781 Remploy Factory, February 1973

busmap.co.uk

 

10.03.73
9.2.73 Last day of operation

Operating Garage

BK Barking
Changeover point at garage.