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Further Changes to Bury New Road buses

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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Get Me There – Smart Ticketing Demanded now!

by prestwichfocus on 2 September, 2015

Lib Dems across Greater Manchester have joined together to challenge Transport for Greater Manchester on to length of time it is taking to install ‘smart ticketing’ on our trams, buses and trains. Many places already have a smart ticketing system – Greater London has had it’s ‘Oyster card’ on buses and trams for over a […]

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T4GM 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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Overnight Working on the Metrolink Line

by prestwichfocus on 12 August, 2015

Just to let people know about some overnight working which is happening on the Metrolink between Bowker Vale and Heaton Park and between Besses and Whitefield stations. This is information from Transport for Greater Manchester: This is a rolling programme of overnight working on weekday nights between 23.59 pm on Sunday 9. August until 05.00 […]

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Metrolink City Centre Work for 14 Months

by prestwichfocus on 24 June, 2015

Another set of works on Metrolink start this weekend with St Peter’s Square station closed for 14 months. The works are part of the Second City Crossing project to build a second line from Victoria to St Peter’s Square down Cross Street. This work will require a closure of the stop to passengers and changes […]

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Bus Changes to service 154 (94)

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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Changes to the 96 Bus Timetable – What do you think?

by prestwichfocus on 15 April, 2015

Early morning users of the 96 bus will have noticed that the bus got significantly earlier this week. The early morning bus is now at 7.17am, when it used to be at 7.32. Although this is only 15 minutes earlier, it does give residents in Simister and down Heywood Road a very early start if […]

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First Bus – New Timetables from 12 April 2015

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 from 12th April 2015

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 and 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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