Coming Up For Air: Great Rural Adventures in Greater Manchester

East of the M60‘s selection of suitable rural and semi-rural jollies in Greater Manchester

The 21st June isn’t only noted for the Summer Solstice these days. It is also noted for Clean Air Day. Transport for Greater Manchester, alongside a number of local authorities across the UK, have raised awareness of this day. TfGM hasn’t only encouraged people to sign a pledge to use public transport on that day. There is a useful page on Clean Air Day from our friends in Piccadilly which is aimed Mr and Mrs Average.

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2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: A Long Way or a Short Way from Wigan?

Game 4, Group B (Formby): 362 v. 113  

For our twentieth fixture we look at two very different ways of getting out of Wigan. Both of which take moderately rural settings.

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2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Another Two Very Different Bolton Routes

Game 4, Group A (McGuinness): 582 v. 1  

For our nineteenth fixture we look at another two routes in Bolton that offer a real contrast. Those of First’s 582 service to Leigh, and the BBC’s route to Blackburn via Darwen. For the avoidance of doubt in this fixture, the BBC is the Blackburn Bus Company.
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2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: I Vow To Leigh

Game 3, Group B (Formby): V1 v. 600  

For our eighteenth fixture we look at two ways of getting to Leigh. Do you go for the bus via Limahl’s birthplace or state-of-the-art guide wheels? Let’s go…

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