Further changes to Tameside and Glossop’s bus network

Four In A Row, Ashton-under-Lyne Bus Station
A row of MCT Travel buses seen in front of a Stagecoach Manchester single decker.

In the last fortnight, further changes have been announced for Tameside’s bus network by First Greater Manchester and Stagecoach Manchester. Many of which are minor retimings to existing timetables. To get the full benefit of this post, please treat this as a companion of our more comprehensive bulletin that we published on Wednesday 07 March 2018.

Retimed timetables

  • 216: Ashton-under-Lyne – Droylsden – Manchester [Piccadilly Gardens] (Stagecoach Manchester): weekday afternoon journeys.
  • 219: Ashton-under-Lyne – Audenshaw – Manchester [Piccadilly Gardens] (Stagecoach Manchester): weekday morning and afternoon journeys. Plus extension of 0240 journey to Glossop via Tintwistle (Saturday night/Sunday morning).
  • 231: Ashton-under-Lyne – Littlemoss – Manchester [Piccadilly Gardens] (Stagecoach Manchester): evening and Sunday journeys. Further changes affecting this route can be seen in our more detailed bulletin.
  • 236: Ashton-under-Lyne – Stalybridge – Woolley Bridge – Glossop (Stagecoach Manchester): weekday morning journeys.
  • 237: Ashton-under-Lyne – Stalybridge – Tintwistle – Glossop (Stagecoach Manchester): weekday morning journeys.
  • 330: Ashton-under-Lyne – Hyde – Stockport – Manchester Airport (Stagecoach Manchester): weekday and Saturday morning journeys.
  • 346: Ashton-under-Lyne – Dukinfield – Hyde – (Gee Cross) (Stagecoach Manchester): weekday afternoon journeys.
  • 347: Ashton-under-Lyne – Guide Bridge – Denton – Haughton Green (Stagecoach Manchester): weekday and Saturday morning journeys.
  • 348: Ashton-under-Lyne – Stalybridge – Carrbrook (First Greater Manchester): revised evening times (To Carrbrook: 1755 SuO, 1818 SuX, 1825 SuO, 1840 SuX, 1910, 1940, 2010, 2110, 2210, 2310, and 2335 SuX; To Ashton: 1752 SuO, 1826 SO, 1829 SSuX, 1841 SuO, 1855 SuX, 1941, 2041, 2141, and 2241).
  • 389: Ashton-under-Lyne – Stalybridge – Dukinfield – Hyde (First Greater Manchester): peak hour journeys.
  • 409: Ashton-under-Lyne – Oldham – Rochdale (First Greater Manchester): all Monday to Saturday journeys.

Additional journeys

Stagecoach Manchester’s 205 service from Denton to Manchester [Piccadilly] will see the introduction of additional early morning journeys on Sundays and weekdays. First Greater Manchester will also introduce an additional weekday journey on the 346 service from Hyde. This will depart from Hyde bus station at 1905.

TfGM tender changes:

  • 231 (Littlemoss – Clayton – Manchester [Piccadilly]): evening journeys from First Greater Manchester to Stagecoach Manchester. Please note that the single return journey from Ashton-under-Lyne on the evening service will be discontinued. All journeys will start at Littlemoss.
  • 408 (Stalybridge – Oldham – Shaw): Sunday and Bank Holiday journeys operated by Stagecoach Manchester. Change of operator to be confirmed at time of writing.

S.V., 16 March 2018.

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