Selected First Greater Manchester Depots Set to Go on Strike

Proposed industrial action for Queens Road and Oldham depots

  • Strike action affects all Saddleworth services from Oldham and Manchester;
  • Passengers within Salford, Rochdale, Oldham, Trafford and Manchester affected;
  • Normal service on most First Greater Manchester routes within Tameside, Bolton, and Bury.
First Greater Manchester Alexander Dennis ALX400, YJ51 RCX, Ashton-under-Lyne bus station
The 409 will be among a number of services affected by First Greater Manchester’s strike, with Oldham’s passengers at the sharpest end of their industrial action.

This Tuesday, Oldham and Saddleworth passengers will see grave disruption to most of its bus services. Following a trade dispute regarding changes to staff conditions and bargaining procedures, First Greater Manchester are set to go on strike. The strike will affect drivers at their Oldham and Queens Road depots, with most of Oldham’s and Saddleworth’s buses affected. Continue reading “Selected First Greater Manchester Depots Set to Go on Strike”