Route History


03.02.60
WW
27RM
24RM
18RM

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel ( Mon-Sat ) - Chingford Hatch - CHINGFORD MOUNT ( Suns ) - Walthamstow - Leyton - Lea Bridge Road - Clapton - Hackney - Cambridge Heath - Shoreditch - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs) - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
This was a trolleybus replacement for Route 557

Extracted from May 1960 allocation book which is available for sale

 

RM243 seen in Bishopsgate with the overhead still intact

09.05.62
WW
27RM
24RM
16RM

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs) - LONDON BRIDGE (Mon-Fri except evenings/Sat/Sun)
Sunday extended from Chingford Mount to Royal Forest Hotel

10.10.62
WW
26RM
24RM
15RM

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel (MS) - CHINGFORD MOUNT (Suns) - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs) - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings/Sat/Sun)
Sunday withdrawn between Chingford Mount & Royal Forest Hotel

08.05.63
WW
25RM
24RM
16RM

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs) - LONDON BRIDGE (Mon-Fri except evenings/Sat/Sun)
Sunday extended from Chingford Mount to Royal Forest Hotel

09.10.63
WW
25RM
24RM
15RM

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel (MS) - CHINGFORD MOUNT (Suns) - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs) - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fri except evenings/Sat/Sun)
Sunday withdrawn between Chingford Mount & Royal Forest Hotel

29.01.64
WW
23RM
--
15RM

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel (Mon-Fri) - CHINGFORD MOUNT (Suns) - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs) - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fri except evgs/Suns)
Saturday service replaced by new 6B and 256A

05.07.64
WW
23RM
--
16RM

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs) - LONDON BRIDGE (Mon-Fri/Suns)
Sunday extended from Chingford Mount to Royal Forest Hotel

1964 map
Extracted from 1964 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
18.11.64
WW
23RM
--
15RM

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel (Mon-Fri) - CHINGFORD MOUNT (Suns) - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs) - LONDON BRIDGE STATION (Mon-Fri except evgs/Suns)
Sunday withdrawn between Chingford Mount & Royal Forest Hotel

31.12.66
WW
20RM
7RM
13RM

CHINGFORD Royal Forest Hotel (MS) - CHINGFORD MOUNT (Suns) - LIVERPOOL STREET (Mon-Fri evgs) - LONDON BRIDGE STATION
Saturday service re-introduced replacing Routes 6B and 256A.

1967 times

23.03.68
CT
7RM
7RM
--
 
WW
13RM
4RM
13RM

Mon-Sat Clapton (CT) allocation introduced.

06.09.68
Last day of operation
The section between Chingford and Chingford Mount was covered by Route 102
Section between Chingford Mount and Bakers Arms was covered by 69 and 262
Sextion between Bakers Arms and Shoreditch was covered by 170 and 256 ( from Blackhorse Road )
Section between Hackney and London Bridge was covered by revised 35

 

 

 

Operating Garages

CT Clapton
Changeover point garage.

WW Walthamstow
Changeover point garage.