Route History

Route 249 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
27.04.60
WH
9RM
5RM+
9RM
      2RM/58
1RM/249A
 
 
WW
8RM+
9RM
3RM
    2RM/123    


VICTORIA & ALBERT DOCKS - Prince Regent Lane - Greengate - Plaistow - Stratford - Leyton - Walthamstow - Chingford Mount - CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel
TROLLEY BUS REPLACEMENT ROUTE (699)

RM18

RM18 on the cobbles at Stratford Broadway

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20.07.60
WH
9RM+
6RM+
9RM
    1RT/25 1RM/278  
 
WW
8RM+
8RM
3RM
    2RM/123    

RT type introduced

10.10.62
WH
8RM+
--
9RM
    1RTL/25    
 
WW
3RM
--
3RM

VICTORIA & ALBERT DOCKS  -   CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel ( Mon-Fri / Sun )
Saturday service withdrawn - replaced by new 249B

64 map
Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
27.01.65
WH
9RM
6RM
5RM
 
WW
8RM
8RM
3RM

VICTORIA & ALBERT DOCKS - CHINGFORD MOUNT (Sat/Sun) - CHINGFORD R.F.H (Mon-Fri)
Saturday service reintroduced between Docks and Chingford Mount but Sunday withdrawn between Chingford Mount and Chingford RFH.

249 times 1965
Scanned from Winter 1965 Red Book
01.02.66
WH
9RML
6RML
5RML
 
WW
8RML
8RML
3RML

RM type replaced by RML.

RML2376

RML2376 at the famous Royal Forest Hotel terminus which was also to to be wiped off the bus map when the 249 was withdrawn

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07.09.68
Route withdrawn
- replaced between Chingford and Plaistow by Revised 69 and Stratford and Docks by existing Route 262

Operating Garages

WH West Ham
Changeover point outside garage

WW Walthamstow
Changeover point outside garage