#AYearOfBuses 142: Magic Bus Manchester – East Didsbury

Magic Bus 142

Today’s winner on #AYearOfBuses is magic! It’s an all-time classic – it’s student favourite, Magic Bus 142. Stagecoach’s Magic Bus brand was introduced to Manchester in the 1990s, in an attempt to obliterate competition from Finglands, Walls and Bullocks, amongst others. Initially running near-life expired Leyland Atlanteans and Olympians, Magic Bus was a bargain bucket, […]

Major rail improvements for Manchester

Piccadilly from the former Mayfield Station site. Credit: Network Rail

Network Rail has announced a series of major improvements for two of Manchester’s biggest stations, Piccadilly and Oxford Road. Under plans released as part of the Northern Hub development project, Piccadilly will get two additional through platforms, whilst Oxford Road will be widened¬†and lengthened to accommodate longer trains. This work will allow four extra trains […]

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