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Withdrawals and competition in the north of the county

It’s been a busy month for me with not much time for blogging: so apologies for not returning to this subject earlier. As promised however, here are the highlights from other bus service changes coming into effect this week, 29th … Continue reading

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Arriva regroups as First makes further tender gains

The first timetable changes of 2012 come into play over the last weekend of January (28/29th) and there are TfGM contracts changing hands. Over in Salford there’s a revised network to take into account; Arriva are losing out, whilst First … Continue reading

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May 2011: other bus service changes

Here’s some more changes to bus services in Greater Manchester from 1st May 2011 that didn’t really fit into any of the other categories, so I’ve grouped them all together into a collection that I like to call “other bus … Continue reading

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May 2011: bus operator contract changes

As well as bus operators making changes to their own commercial services, a number of contracted bus services come up for renewal on 1st May 2011. TfGM puts various unremunerative “socially necessary” services up for tender, and generally the lowest … Continue reading

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Bus timetable changes from the beginning of April

With “faremageddon” looming large, thankfully the next major bus timetable changes aren’t until May* – though there are a small number of timetable revisions from tomorrow.

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Sunday services cut and reliability alterations in January service changes

A raft of changes to bus services comes into effect this weekend. Onwards we plunge…

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New operators, new services and other tweaks in October timetable changes

Changes to bus timetables this week largely consist of new operators on contracted services and various tweaks for reliability – but there are some new competitive services in Tameside to report on.

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