London Buses route 167

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Operator Stagecoach London
Start Ilford
Via Gants Hill
Buckhurst Hill
End Loughton station

London Buses route 167 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Ilford and Loughton station, it is operated by Stagecoach London.


Upon being re-tendered, on 7 March 1992 the route passed to Grey-Green.[1]

Upon being re-tendered, on 9 March 2002 route 167 passed to Docklands Buses.[citation needed] It was included in the September 2006 sale of Docklands Buses to Go-Ahead Group.[2] Docklands Buses retained when re-tendered with a new contract commencing in March 2007.[3]

Blue Triangle successfully tendered to retain the route with a new contract commencing on 10 March 2012.[4] In 2016, Transport for London proposed that the route should end at Loughton tube station.[5]


  1. ^ McLachlan, Tom (1995). London Buses 1985-1995: Managing The Change. Venture Publications. pp. 71–72. ISBN 1-898432-74-0. 
  2. ^ Go-Ahead annual report 30 June 2007 Go-Ahead Group plc
  3. ^ Bus tender results Route 167 Transport for London 6 July 2006
  4. ^ New route gained following tender successes BusTalk (Go-Ahead London) issue 11 August 2011
  5. ^ Flaig; Joseph (14 June 2016). "Bus route 167 could be cut between Loughton and Debden Underground stations". Epping Forest Guardian. Retrieved 15 June 2016. 

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