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Maytree replacements start to arrive

TfGM has announced that replacement operators for most Maytree Travel services have now been found. As most services they operated were contracted rather than commercial, this must have made life a little simpler as existing timetables will be used. The … Continue reading

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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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Public sector strikes and spending statements

The impact of Wednesday’s public sector strike on transport in Greater Manchester shouldn’t be too great, given that most services are operated by the private sector. TfGM advise that Travelshops are expected to be closed and bus stations are unlikely … Continue reading

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Autumn bus service changes 2011, part 2

A little later than scheduled, part two looking at bus service changes taking place in Greater Manchester in November 2011. Up for consideration this time: tenders to replace emergency tenders in Rochdale; changes of operator in south Manchester; more frequency … 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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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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