Route History

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
03.02.60
WW
12RM
8RM
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CHINGFORD MOUNT ( Mon-Sat )  - Crooked Billet - Billet Rd - Blackhorse Lane - Markhouse Rd - Lea Bridge Rd - Millfields - Mare Street  -  - Cambridge Heath - SHOREDITCH CHURCH ( Sat pm ) - Old Street - City Rd - (return via Chiswell Street & Bunhill Row)   -  MOORGATE Finsbury Square (Mon-Fri/Sat am)
New Route replacing part of TB Route 685 between Crooked Billet and Lea Bridge Road / and TB Route 557 between Lea BridgeRoad and although a diversion via Millfields was new. The Old Street to Moorgate was a new connection

1961 ?
WW
12RM
8RM
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CHINGFORD MOUNT ( Mon-Sat )  -  HACKNEY Well Street ( Sat pm )  -  FINSBURY SQUARE ( Mon-Fri / Sat am)
Saturday pm service withdrawn between Hackney and Shoreditch
I cannot find any documentation to pin point the date but the change is shown on the Jan 1961 Bus Map

29.01.64
WW
12RM
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CHINGFORD MOUNT - HACKNEY (Mon-Fri evenings) - MOORGATE (Mon-Fri except evenings)
Mon-Fri evenings withdrawn between Hackney and Moorgate
Saturday withdrawn in favour of new 256A.

1964 map
Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
01.07.64
WW
12RM
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256 times

This timetable has been extracted from the July 1964 Red Book and is available for sale as a pdf document

31.12.66
WW
12RM
6RM
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CHINGFORD MOUNT - HACKNEY (Sats) - MOORGATE (Mon-Fri)
Mon-Fri extended evenings Hackney to Moorgate and Saturday service re-introduced (256A withdrawn).

25.10.69
WW
8RM
6RM
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CHINGFORD MOUNT - HACKNEY GARAGE ( Mon-Sat )
Withdrawn between Hackney Garage and Moorgate.

RM105

RM105 has just departed the stand at Chingford Mount on Albert Crescent while the construction there has left the once-colorful flower beds nothing more than a rubbish tip fit for drainage pipes and an ageing Hillman Avenger (sorry, "Hunter") Estate....

© Malcolm Allan

24.01.70
WW
8RM
6RM
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CHINGFORD MOUNT - CLAPTON GARAGE (Mon-Fri evenings) - HACKNEY (Mon-Fri except evenings/Sats)
Withdrawn Mon-Fri evenings between Clapton Garage and Hackney Garage.

22.04.78
Route withdrawn

Operating Garages

WW Walthamstow
MEAL RELIEF POINT Crooked Billet

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© Ian Armstrong 2017
Date of edit   Tuesday, 17.01.17