#AYearOfBuses 182: Shaw – Manchester

Manchester bus 182

It’s one of Greater Manchester’s busiest bus routes – and today, the 182 is our focus on #AYearOfBuses. First Manchester’s 182 runs from Manchester city centre, to Newton Heath, New Moston, Chadderton, Royton and Shaw, with peak time extensions to Rochdale. Since Metrolink launched between Manchester, Oldham and Rochdale, the 182 has been locked in […]

#AYearOfBuses 164: Rochdale – Accrington

Rosso 464

We’re using some creative license today on #AYearOfBuses – but it’s allowed, seeing as we’re using it to feature a cracker of a route! In 2018, Transdev Blazefield bought the former council-owned bus company, Rosso. A series of swift improvements starting with a host of revitalised buses and new brands followed soon after the takeover, […]

#AYearOfBuses 58: Rochdale – Oldham

First 58

Today’s winner on #AYearOfBuses isn’t the most scenic route in the world, nor does it run to any particularly interesting places…anymore. First Manchester’s route 58 is one of the main bus routes linking the two Greater Manchester towns of Oldham and Rochdale, calling at Shaw, Crompton and Milnrow along the way. It’s changed very little […]

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