Britain’s First Private Park and Ride Scheme Opens

Hazel Grove sees history in the making just off the A6

  • £3million investment emphasises the key role of private sector before DevoManc;
  • New site and £12million hybrid electric bus fleet set to cut 6,000 car trips a month;
  • Bus minister Andrew Jones welcomes Stagecoach initiative.
Holding Time Capsule
Stagecoach Manchester chief Christopher Bowles and Deputy Mayor, June Somekh seen burying a time capsule filled with Stopfordian memorabilia from local schools and community groups. (Photograph © 2015 Tangerine P.R. Ltd)

Yesterday, Stagecoach Manchester opened Britain’s first ever privately owned Park and Ride scheme. Excluding Christmas shuttle services to Manchester and Stockport, it is also Greater Manchester’s first facility of its kind. The £3million scheme is situated just off the A6 in Hazel Grove, Stockport. Continue reading “Britain’s First Private Park and Ride Scheme Opens”