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#AYearOfBuses 67: Manchester – Cadishead

#AYearOfBuses 67: Manchester – Cadishead

Long-established First Manchester route 67 is today’s entry on #AYearOfBuses – and it’s another route which has seen some interesting changes over the years!

The 67 takes the good folk of Cadishead, one of Salford’s outlying suburbs, into Shudehill bus station in the heart of Manchester. It loosely follows the route of the Manchester Ship Canal, through Irlam, past the Barton Aerodrome, then through Eccles, and to inner-Salford. It’s a route which sits amongst a swarm of piranha-like competition – Metrolink at Eccles, the train at Salford Crescent and Irlam, and the M602 all tearing chunks out of the 67, battling for the title of fastest way into the city.

Mainly restricted to trunk roads for faster journey times, the 67 has benefited from feeder routes from the housing estates around Irlam over the years – two iterations of ‘OvergroundLink 67L’ have run at separate times, before both being binned and replaced by a re-routed sister route, the 100.

Image credit: Mikey on Flickr

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