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Proposed Changes to 484 Bus (Prestwich – Salford)

by prestwichfocus on 13 July, 2016

Changes are proposed to Bus Service 484 (operated by Arriva Northwest) which provides an hourly daytime link from Prestwich, Agecroft, Pendleton and Swinton to Eccles and Salford Royal Hospital, with the peak time extension of some journeys to/from Whitefield. As part of measures to improve punctuality on the route the route and timetable of Service […]

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Ring and Ride – Major Changes Agreed

by prestwichfocus on 26 January, 2016

Significant changes are on the way for Ring and Ride users in the borough. Transport for Greater Manchester Committee have agreed proposals that mean fewer people will be able to access the service from April 4 as the eligibility criteria are changed. People who will be able to use the service will be: – holders […]

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135 Night Bus Service – Why Can’t it be Reinstated?

by prestwichfocus on 17 December, 2015

At the last meeting of Bury’s Full Council my colleague Cllr Mary D’Albert took the opportunity to ask a question about the lack of night bus services on the ‘Bury corridor’ since the withdrawal of the 135 night bus earlier this year. Q. Could the Council’s spokesperson on the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee inform […]

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Dogs on Metrolink – Councillors Decide on Friday

by prestwichfocus on 2 November, 2015

On Friday members of the Transport for Greater Manchester Authority will be meeting to consider the issue of dogs on trams. At present only assistant dogs are allowed (hearing and sight dogs). Please sign our petition to Transport for Greater Manchester to allow the carriage of dogs on trams. Councillors considered the issue earlier in […]

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Further Changes to Bus Services on Bury New Road

by prestwichfocus on 9 September, 2015

There are further changes to bus services from October, although they’re not directly in Holyrood Ward, they may well be of interest to people who travel to these areas. From 25 October 2015: 93 – Manchester Shudehill – Carr Clough Service 93 operates between Manchester Shudehill and Carr Clough every 15 minutes Monday to Saturday […]

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Personalised Travel Planning

by prestwichfocus on 2 September, 2015

Residents in a part of Holyrood Ward (see map below) are going to be part of a ‘personal travel planning’ initiative being undertaken by Transport for Greater Manchester. This is a third phase of personalised travel planning to take place in Bury. About 3000 households in total (across Prestwich, Whitefield and Radcliffe) will be approached […]

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Renumbered 94 bus now serves PIlsworth

by prestwichfocus on 29 April, 2015

Following on from the extensive changes that have been made to the First Manchester services that serve the Bury New Road corridor that have been previously reported on, there is one further change that people will have noticed has already taken effect. In response to the changes to the First Manchester service (which would have […]

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First Bus – New Timetables from 12 April

by prestwichfocus on 8 April, 2015

First Manchester have confirmed new timetables which take effect from 12 April 2015.  For a large part we have already reported on these changes, which largely affect buses on the Bury New Road corridor, but there are also some other changes which will affect other people:   This information is from FIRST MANCHESTER. New timetables […]

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Bus Route Changes to start 12 April

by prestwichfocus on 19 March, 2015

T4GM and First Manchester have now confirmed the start date for the changes to buses on the Manchester to Bury corridor, which particularly affects buses on the Bury New Road corridor, together with buses that go down to Carr Clough and Rainsough, and also up to Pillsworth. There is also a minor routing change to […]

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Bus Changes agreed – 92/93/95/97/98

by prestwichfocus on 11 March, 2015

As reported last week Transport for Greater Manchester met last Friday to consider proposed changes to the bus network – mainly this affects the south west of Prestwich, but will also be of interest to residents who travel to these areas and use these bus routes for other journeys. Although here have been a couple […]

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