Speedwellbus becomes the latest bus company in Greater Manchester to cease bus operations, following on from Bu-val, The Coachmasters and Haytons, having announced they would cease to trade yesterday on their Facebook page. The company have had their ups and downs in recent years, campaigning to save services in Derbyshire yet being fined for failure to run services. We wish the former staff best wishes and hope that new employment opportunities come along soon.
TfGM are (sadly) well-practiced in finding replacement bus operators at short notice: East of the M60 has details of replacement services, operated by Stagecoach, Stotts, Bluebird and Bowers variously.
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