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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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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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New buses and road closures in Bolton and Atherton

Network Rail have closed the main road between Bolton and Leigh from today until the beginning of December in order to replace the bridge over the railway line next to Atherton railway station – but there is some small comfort … Continue reading

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Back to school for September bus timetable changes

It’s back to school for Greater Manchester’s bus operators, as the summer holidays come to an end and the peak-hour picks up once more. As usual, many timetables are changing a teensy-weensy bit here and there to aid reliability – … Continue reading

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Hybrid buses on Salford Quays Link – photo report

Following on from Martin’s blog on Sunday, I struck out from Salford Crescent on my journey home this evening to check out the new Salford Quays Link bus service to MediaCityUK. Here’s some photos.

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TfGM organises replacement operators

Following on from the news that Bu Val has been unable to operate bus services this week, Transport for Greater Manchester has arranged for other bus operators to run their contracted services.

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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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