As part of wider plans by Hackney Council to help attract more visitors and customers to the area, there will be a trial removal of traffic on Mare Street (Narrow Way). There will be exceptions in the evenings to allow for deliveries. The road is currently open to southbound bus routes, and to delivery vehicles at certain times.
We are therefore proposing a number of bus route changes.
Which routes are affected?
The trial will result in changes to how buses serve Hackney at all times:
Buses on routes 38, 48, 55, 106, 242, 253, 254, 394, N38, N55 and N253 will be diverted along Dalston Lane and Amhurst Road.
Buses on route D6 will finish and re-start at Cambridge Heath, near Ash Grove.
Route W15 will be altered so that the last alighting stop is Hackney Town Hall (stop A) and the first pick-up stop is Morning Lane [Trelawney Estate] (stop D).
There will be no changes to routes 30 and 276.
Will bus stops be moved?
There will be new stops in Amhurst Road opposite Hackney Central Station, replacing the current stop in the Narrow Way. North / West bound stop K (Hackney Central Station) on Amhurst Road will be moved further north. There will also be a new southbound stop in Dalston Lane.
When will the proposed changes start?
Subject to the completion of associated works, and the outcome of any feedback from this consultation process, buses will be diverted from Saturday 15 June.
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