Change for No Change’s Sake: First Greater Manchester to Introduce Change Vouchers

New move set to reduce boarding times

Optare Solo First Greater Manchester MX54 GZF, Ashton-under-Lyne bus station
Another day in the life of the 38 service. One which could be made easier in the peaks, especially on a Monday when season tickets are being renewed.

Within the next month, the joys of boarding a bus with a £20 note and holding everybody else up could be gone forever. At least on First Greater Manchester’s services.

From the 20 September, passengers will receive a change voucher if the driver has no change on the vehicle’s float. Though First buses will still be able to give change, passengers are advised, as per the FirstGroup website and on their buses, to tender the exact fare. Continue reading “Change for No Change’s Sake: First Greater Manchester to Introduce Change Vouchers”