Did I Really Want One of Those? East of the M60’s 2013 Advent Calendar

The presents of Christmas’ past , ‘yours at the Special TV Offer Price of just £29.99…’ From the 01 December 2013 right up to Christmas Eve, East of the M60’s second Advent Calendar (because 2012 was an Advent Quiz) will take a different dimension. This time, it will celebrate/ridicule the type of stuff we requested for Christmas. Most […]

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Double Delight for Stagecoach Manchester at 18th UK Bus Awards

Greater Manchester operator wins Best UK Operator and Best City Operator awards The eighteenth UK Bus Awards was a memorable one for Stagecoach Manchester, who walked away with two awards at London’s prestigious Hilton Hotel [Park Lane] today. GMS Buses’ forerunners have already been commended and have won smaller awards in previous events. This time, they have […]

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Forty Not Out! Stagecoach Manchester Employees Recognised For Long Service

Greater Manchester bus employees honoured in annual awards dinner Thirty-nine members of staff have been recognised at Stagecoach Manchester’s annual Long Service Awards, where they celebrated more than 1,200 years collective service. They were honoured at the Lowry Hotel, Salford and congratulated by former GMPTE chief Roger Jones with a gift of their own choice.

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Experimental SELNEC and GMT Buses Since 1969: The Not So Perfect Ten

Non-standard vehicle types of the SELNEC and Greater Manchester Transport eras When SELNEC came to being on the 01 November 1969, it inherited a mix of different vehicles from its precursors. Its biggest constituent brought us the Mancunian style Leyland Atlanteans and Daimler Fleetlines, whereas its smallest one would order the last front engine double […]

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