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But then the next road to the west of this (today's A2), is shown as A2(M).
Did A2(M) ever appear on signs, or is this just a mapping error?
This 1967 map shows M2 (from right to left) from J3 to J1.
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I think it's just an error. I remember reading news articles about the M2 in 1963-4. I didn't know until decades later that there had ever been a plan to call it A2(M).
The map shows the number against a section of A2 that was upgraded to grade-separated D3 standard a few years after completion of the M2.
It's a possibly understandable mistake as the section in question was then wider than the adjacent motorway.
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Looks like there's also something a bit odd going on with that blue line from J4 to Gillingham as well!
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This map is dated 1966. For what it's worth.
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