Stagecoach Manchester clinches Bronze and Silver Awards
Last week’s UK Bus Awards ceremony turned out to be a good one for North West bus operators. Holding on to their Top Three position as the Top City Bus Operator is Stagecoach Manchester. They picked up the bronze award in this year’s UK Bus Awards 2018. The announcement was made at a presentation ceremony in the Troxy Cinema, London on Tuesday 20th November.
Remembrance Sunday display to remember the 310 Manchester Corporation Tramways Department employees killed in action
Free bus travel for Armed Forces personnel on production of HM Forces ID card on Remembrance Sunday;
Stagecoach Manchester buses seen wearing poppies;
Activity supports the British Legion’s ‘Thank You’ campaign marking 100 years since the end of the First World War.
Stagecoach Manchester will pay tribute to past and present military personnel this Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 11th November). As part of a project initiated by retired Stagecoach Manchester bus driver, Martin Logan, the company will display Remembrance Crosses at each of its depots. There will also be remembrance crosses at the Greater Manchester Museum of Transport. All of which are to mark the Armistice Centenary.
Two employees also nominated in nationwide awards ceremony
In less than a month’s time, the cream of Britain’s bus industry will be celebrated at this year’s UK Bus Awards. Taking place on the 20 November, at The Troxy Cinema in London, this ceremony recognises bus people and bus operators from John O’Groats to Land’s End.
A couple of years back, Stagecoach Manchester teamed up with local community groups for the refurbishment of Hullard Park. Two years on, with a little help from Davyhulme Primary School and One Trafford Partnership, Davyhulme Park was given a fresh look.
TV Star to Speak at Body Confidence event in Manchester
Popular TV personality Vicky Pattison joins line-up at city’s first Body Confidence Live event;
06 October afternoon event to promote body confidence, self-esteem and wellness;
Event sponsored by Stagecoach Manchester and raising funds for Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital charity.
Whether you feel like the back end of a bus or wish to have a fresh start, Stagecoach Manchester are sponsoring an event which could change your life. What’s more, a fiver from each ticket will be donated to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital charity.
£56m bus deal could see zero emission buses in Greater Manchester, though with strings attached
Introduction subject to Stagecoach Manchester winning Department for Transport grant;
Transport for Greater Manchester to submit rival bid for all-electric Vantage and Metroshuttle routes and school buses.
You can safely say that Greater Manchester is the spiritual home of the electric bus. 45 years ago it set the trend with Chloride’s Silent Rider – an all-electric Seddon single decker bus. Unlike today’s buses, it was only used at peak times and charged between the peaks. By 2012, the first electric-hybrid buses entered regular service and became a regular feature on trunk routes.