Greater Manchester Bus Fare Changes, January 2020

What’s going up, what’s staying the same, and what’s going down? This year’s bus fare changes could be fairly grim for some passengers, particularly those in North Manchester. The 02 January 2020 sees the expiration of the Diamond Bus North West/Go North West/First Greater Manchester ticket agreement. Instead of one FirstDay ticket for most of…

East of the M60 Advent Calendar: 19 December 2011

19. A Royal Blue Bristol RE, National livery A small number of us will start our Christmas exodus to sunnier clines or UK seaside resorts, in a bid to avoid James Bond films, awful weather, railway engineering works or being stressed out over the Christmas dinner. Some of us may start our journey by coach,…

East of the M60 Advent Calendar: 16 December 2011

16. An Arriva North West Alexander bodied DAF DB250LF Arriva North West’s DAF DB250LF joined Wythenshawe depot via London (hence the staircase position). On first glance, it could be mistaken for a Dennis Trident – given the similarity of the Alexander bodywork seen on Stagecoach Manchester’s Tridents. This example is loading at Piccadilly Gardens. On…