Route History

Route 6B fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
29.01.64
AC
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30RTW
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WW
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21RM
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WILLESDEN GARAGE (garage journeys) Brondesbury Park - Staverton Road - KENSAL RISE STN - West Kilburn - The Chippenham - Warwick Avenue - Edgware Road - Marble Arch - Oxford Circus - Piccadilly Circus - Trafalgar Square - Aldwych - Fleet Street - St Paul's - Bank - Liverpool Street - Shoreditch - Hackney Road - Cambridge Heath - Hackney - Clapton - Lea Bridge Road - Leyton - Walthamstow - Chingford Mount - Larkshall Rd - CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel. (Saturday only)
This Route was a replacement for Route 6 and Route 257 which were withdrawn on Saturdays.

central section
eastern section
Both maps from 1964 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map
RTW320

RTW320 Oxford Street followed by a Routemaster on 73

This image availabe with the RT.RTL.RTW download on the Bus Photos page

01.04.65
AC
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35RM.2RTW
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WW
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17RM
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RM type introduced at AC.

RM259

RM259 Marble Arch

This image available with the
Nostalgia download

01.10.66
AC
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30RML
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WW
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21RM
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RML type introduced at AC.

6b times
Extracted from 23.01.66 Red Book
31.12.66
AC
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18RML
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WW
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8RM
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KENSAL RISE STATION - CHINGFORD MOUNT (Sat)
Withdrawn between Chingford Mount and Royal Forest Hotel and Route generally pruned with the re-introduction of Route 6 between Hackney Wick and Warwick Avenue and Route 257.

RM2501

RML2501 Pound Lane stand at Willesden - it is quite noticeable the lack of via points on the blind compared to the RTW shot above

This image available with the
Nostalgia download

07.09.68
Route withdrawn - replaced by extension of Route 6 from Warwick Avenue to Kensal Rise and general revisions in the Walthamstow reshaping plan.

Operating Garages

AC Willesden
Meal relief point at Kensal Rise

WW Walthamstow
Changeover point at garage