South Pennine Goes Contactless!

South Pennine Community Transport introduces contactless payments on the 29 April 2019 On both sides of the Pennines, Arriva, Stagecoach, and FirstGroup have introduced contactless payments on their buses. Instead of fumbling for change, they offer casual passengers another way to pay for their bus fares. So far, smaller independent operators have begun to add […]

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Carry On Up The Fare Stage

An irreverent look at unusual places served by everyday bus routes 11: Cemetery Gates, 125: Doffcocker, 583: Dangerous Corner, 666: Hell… From our disjointed list seen above, could you guess which one of our four bus routes is actually a fictitious one? Well, you may surprised to find that the 11 is a fictitious route. […]

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Bringing People Together: Stagecoach Manchester’s Campaign Against Loneliness

Four week campaign aims to tackle loneliness in Greater Manchester For aged persons, being away from friends or loved ones is a major problem. One barrier is the lack of awareness of social activities, which may keep their minds active. This could be alleviated by using ‘dead tree’ analogue media as well as the internet. […]

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