Go North West reveal their new brand and livery

Go North West new livery

Go North West have unveiled the fresh new look for their new operations in Manchester. It’s the dawn of a new era for First Manchester’s Queen’s Road depot as Go North West takes the reins Designed by MediaCityUK-based agency We Are Buzz, the new livery for Go North West features a dark blue base with […]

#AYearOfBuses 135: Manchester – Bury


There could only be one winner today on #AYearOfBuses – it’s Manchester’s long-established, former bendybus route 135. In a rare masterstroke move from First Manchester in 1998/99, a fleet of ‘Gold service’ branded Volvo B10LA bendies were introduced on to the 135, boosting frequency, capacity, and supposedly heralding a new era for customer service. A […]

Go-Ahead buys First Manchester bus depot; soon to rebrand as Go North West

First Manchester

The Go-Ahead Group has announced that it has agreed terms with FirstGroup to buy Manchester’s Queen’s Road bus depot. The sale, which is worth a reported £12m, is due to complete in the next few months, and will take Go-Ahead into Manchester, Britain’s second-largest urban area, for the first time. The deal includes the Queen’s Road […]

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