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Maytree Travel bus services suspended

A quick trip to Bolton Bus Station after work this evening confirmed the reports that started to appear this afternoon: Maytree Travel, which has over 80 staff and operates around 40 contracted bus services in the Bolton, Bury and Wigan … Continue reading

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Speedwellbus becomes latest bus company to fold

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 … Continue reading

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Ministers minded to close Mosley Street tram stop

The DfT recently published a summary of responses from the consultation to close Mosley Street tram stop in the city centre, which is only round the corner from Piccadilly Gardens stop but is convenient for passengers heading towards Altrincham and … Continue reading

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Woodlands Road goes off-peak as Abraham Moss opens

If all goes to plan, as of tomorrow Metrolink services on the Bury line will start using the new Abraham Moss stop, located about 250 metres north of the existing Woodlands Road stop. TfGMC are awaiting final approval to close … Continue reading

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GMITA applies to close city centre Metrolink stop

GMITA has officially applied to the Department for Transport for permission to close Mosley Street Metrolink stop in the city centre. Although recently fitted out in the latest colours and supplied with new ticket machines (pictured), GMITA considers the stop … Continue reading

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