Route History

26 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
19.08.59
BW
21RTL
17RTL
22RTL
 
T
--
8RT
--

ALDGATE - Mile End - Bow - Stratford - Leytonstone High Road - Leytonstone - Whipps Cross - LEYTON Bakers Arms
Replacement for withdrawn trolleybus 661.

09.10.63
BW
21RTL
18RTL
22RTL
 
T
--
8RT
--

26
26 map 1964 1964 Central section

Extracted from 1964 historical map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

18.11.64
BW
5RTL
5RTL
--
 
T
15RT
12RT
13RT

ALDGATE - LEYTON Gloucester Road
Allocation change
Extended along Lea Bridge Road to Gloucester Road.

RTL1288

RTL1288 arrives at the Minories Bus Station - with an RT on the 25 following and an RTL already on the stand hosting a 42 with the lazy blind showing although the conductor has not been lazy as he has taken the trouble to wind the blind to ALDGATE

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

31.12.66
Route withdrawn - replaced mainly by new Route 262 between Leyton and Stratford

Operating Garages

BW Bow
Changeover point Fairfield Road

T Leyton
Changeover point Bakers Arms