2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Scenic Way to Oldham via Mossley

Last 16, Match 6: 343 v. 350  

For the sixth match of our knockout stages, this is by far the tastiest tie of the lot. This time, we are dealing with two ways of getting to Oldham from Mossley. Continue reading “2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Scenic Way to Oldham via Mossley”

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Dumplington or Davenport?

Last 16, Match 5: 247 v. 192  

For the fifth match of our knockout stages, we look at two very different Greater Manchester bus routes. Both of which offer very different shopping experiences at either end of their termini or on part of their journey. Continue reading “2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Dumplington or Davenport?”

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Which Way Via Rawtenstall?

Last 16, Match 4: 481 v. 464  

For the fourth match of our knockout stages, we look at two Greater Manchester bus routes from Bury and Rochdale that happen to call at Rawtenstall. Continue reading “2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Which Way Via Rawtenstall?”

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Busway or Lowry’s Way?

Last 16, Match 3: V1 v. 8  

For the third match of our knockout stages, we look at two Greater Manchester bus routes which both lead to Salford. Continue reading “2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Busway or Lowry’s Way?”

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Lost Mills or Lost Mines?

Last 16, Match 2: 1 v. 600  

For the second match of our knockout stages, we look at two Greater Manchester bus routes with industrial leanings. Continue reading “2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Lost Mills or Lost Mines?”

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Yorkshire-Bound Bus Routes

Last 16, Match 1: X58 v. X43  

For the first match of our knockout stages, we pit a Pendle witch against a tiger with our two Trans-Pennine bus routes. This match, and subsequent games in the knockout stages will be played to a finish. In other words, extra time and penalties may apply. Continue reading “2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Yorkshire-Bound Bus Routes”

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Group Stage Results and Last 16 Preview

East of the M60 looks at the results from the group stages and the next round

In the Real World World Cup that is taking place in Russia, we had a few surprises. Germany going out was quite whereas England put six past Panama. England are through to the next stage despite losing 1-0 to Belgium.

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2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Great Scenic Saddleworth Routes

Game 6, Group H (Walton): 184 v. 350 

For our forty-eighth and final fixture of the league stages, we look at two magnificent rural routes which pass the Saddleworth villages.

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2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Foxdenton Hall or Tandle Hill?

Game 5, Group H (Walton): 415 v. 409 

For our forty-seventh fixture, we look at two very different routes which pass or terminate in Oldham town centre.

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2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Routes Across the Pennine Foothills

Game 6, Group G (Moorhouse): 343 v. 237 

For our forty-sixth fixture, we look at two very different routes out of Stalybridge. Both of them tickle the foothills of the Pennines and some of its reservoirs.

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