Between here and Rotherham, buses used Meadow Bank Road, another road name of historic origins which nowadays lacks meadows.
1956 saw the only significant route diversion that was not significant unless you were driving a double deck bus! In order to permit DD buses it was necessary to wiggle round low railway bridges in the Meadow Hall area.
From Rotherham to Doncaster the route simply takes the main road via Hooton Roberts ...
The other historic site en route is, of course, Comisbrough Castle, seen here behind a Sheffield corporation bus as it wiggles round the narrow and ancient roads.
For a fair chunk of its life, the route terminated at Waterdale ...
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In the next episode (due on Monday 18th) the unchanging story of the changed 77 will be brought up to date.