Haytons Coaches sold to Selwyns

Selnec southern division returns to GatleyWe noted last month how Bluebird was taking over the majority of Hayton’s tendered bus services in Greater Manchester from 21st November 2011. The Business section of the Manchester Evening News completed the story earlier this week, with its item about how the remaining coach and private hire business is being taken over by Selwyns, the Runcorn-based coach operator who has an operating base at Manchester Airport, as well as running coach services on behalf of National Express. Haytons was founded in 1984 but ran into serious cash-flow difficulties earlier this year. The MEN reports that Selwyns will retain the Haytons brand, saving 60 jobs with the acquisition.

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4 Responses to Haytons Coaches sold to Selwyns

  1. Paul Sidorczuk says:

    The final part of the thread, stating 60 jobs will be saved, is good news. The cash-flow problems seems to be a running problem through many parts of the British economy at present.

  2. Treguard says:

    Ah that explains the number of orange buses run by Bluebird in the last six months. Good to hear about te jobs being retained.

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