so it was logical to extend the bus service to there.
With the introduction of route numbers throughout Sheffield in 1926, the Chesterfield route was numbered 12 with "short workings" to Unstone showing 14. In 1943 the Unstone journeys were renumbered 111, to avoid conflict with the Sheffield City service 14 to Wisewood and/or Chesterfield's delightful rural route to Apperknowle ...
To save comments from other pedants, fbb records that service 11 journeys to Dronfield developed into a self-contained route to a newly-built "Hill Top" estate in July 1958. Ten years later, these trips were renumbered 55 to make way for the proposed "main line" service 11 (see below). In March 1974 55 was again renumbered 255 as part of South Yorkshire's county-wide scheme.
In August 1964 a limited stop version was introduced, numbered 512, but still via the main A61 road.
But in the late sixties work had begun on the Gosforth Valley development ...
But, before completing the picture, we need to divert slightly via a small but significant "independent" operation.
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