Selling Runcorn By The Pound: 4. Life On The Busway

East of the M60’s 2021 Advent Calendar looks at Warrington’s Cheshire sibling on the southern side of the River Mersey

The Runcorn Busway is 50 years old this year. It has outlived many bus routes across the UK and provides a cheaper option to modern-day light rail systems. Using a stylised figure-eight, it is designed so passengers can get from Castlefields, Windmill or the Old Town to Runcorn Shopping City. Without having to cross roads at street level and the ‘joys’ of being held up at traffic lights.

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