Transport for London have announced that from Saturday June 4th the 488 bus route with extended to the new Dalston Junction bus interchange.
At the same time Tfl, who both run London Overground and oversee London Buses, have opened the southern entrance to Dalston Junction station (see the pathway to the left of the picture below).
De Beauvoir Councillors and local London Assembly member Jennette Arnold have previously written to TfL about the ongoing closure of the station's southern entrance. It's really good to see it's finally been opened.
The 488 bus route currently runs between Bromley-by-Bow and Clapton Pond via Bow Church, Old Ford and Homerton Hospital. The extension with mean the bus continues from Clapton Pond via Kenninghall Road roundabout, Kenninghall Road, Rendlesham Road, Downs Road, Rectory Road, Shacklewell Lane, Kingsland High Street, Kingsland Road and Forest Road to Dalston Junction station.
You can find more from TfL on this here.