2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Radcliffe or Goodshaw

Game 3, Group D (Garvey): 524 v. X43  

For our twenty-third fixture we look at two very Irwell Valley bus routes. Our first route has a name you would expect to hear in a Carry On… film. The other route shows a different side to the A56, away from its more urbane setting on part of the former route. Continue reading “2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Radcliffe or Goodshaw”

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Proper Rail Replacement Buses

Game 4, Group C (Stansfield): 471 v. 464  

For our twenty-second fixture we look at two bus routes which are rail replacement buses in the truest sense of the term. Yes you’ve guessed it: instead of the battered coaches fresh from a school outing, our two routes follow two closed passenger lines.
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2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Different Sides of the Rochdale Boundary

Game 3, Group C (Stansfield): X58 v. 17  

For our twenty-first fixture we look at two bus routes which offer two very different views of the Rochdale MBC boundary. One takes in a generally urban route whereas another takes a scenic route on leaving Littleborough. Continue reading “2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Different Sides of the Rochdale Boundary”