London Buses route 167
|Vehicle||Alexander Dennis Enviro200 Dart 10.2m / MCV Evolution|
|Peak vehicle requirement||9|
|Length||12 miles (19 km)|
|Journey time||39-72 minutes|
|Operates||06:00 until 00:30|
Route 167 commenced following World War II between Barkingside and Loughton station. On 11 October 1950 it was extended to operate as Ilford station to Loughton garage. The Loughton section of the route was extended on 17 October 1951 to incorporate the newly built London County Council housing estate.
Upon being re-tendered, on 7 March 1992 the route passed to Grey-Green..Upon being re-tendered, it was retained by Grey-Green with anew contact commencing on 8 March 1997. Later it was transferred to fellow Arriva subsidiary Arriva London.
Upon being re-tendered, on 9 March 2002 route 167 passed to Docklands Buses. It was included in the September 2006 sale of Docklands Buses to Go-Ahead Group. Docklands Buses retained when re-tendered with a new contract commencing in March 2007. The route was later transferred to fellow Go-Ahead London subsidiary Blue Triangle.
Blue Triangle successfully tendered to retain the route with a new contract commencing on 10 March 2012.
- Ilford High Road Hainault Street
- Ilford station
- Gants Hill station
- Grange Hill
- Chigwell station
- Buckhurst Hill station
- Loughton station
- Torrington Drive for Debden station
- Route 167 londonbusroutes.net
- McLachlan, Tom (1995). London Buses 1985-1995: Managing The Change. Venture Publications. pp. 71–72. ISBN 1-898432-74-0.
- Go-Ahead annual report 30 June 2007 Go-Ahead Group plc
- Bus tender results Route 167 Transport for London 6 July 2006
- New route gained following tender successes BusTalk (Go-Ahead London) issue 11 August 2011