Tameside and Glossop Bus Service Changes, Summer 2018

All the usual summertime tweaks Waterton Lane link severed to improve reliability of 353 and 354 service; Summertime bus times in operation on First Greater Manchester and Stagecoach Manchester routes; Slight tweaks to some tendered services. The summertime changes are usually quieter than the spring and autumn service changes. This summer’s no exception with the…

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: The Final Tie

The World Cup of Greater Manchester Bus Routes Final: V1 v. 184 Now, the end is near… yes, after several group stages and knockout rounds, we have now reached the final tie. The game of all games, the clash of all clashes… Forget France versus Croatia, this is the one.

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Pendle Hills or Pennine Foothills

Third Place Play-off: 343 v. X43 Almost a month has gone since the 2018 World Cup of Greater Manchester Bus Routes began. There has been some surprises in the group and knockout stages. Especially the X43’s defeat in semi-finals to the V1 route. Equally surprising was the 343’s defeat of the 192 service.

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Two Ways Along the Pennines

Match 2, Semi Finals: 343 v. 184   Forget England versus West Germany in Italia ’90. The second semi-final clash ought to be a cracker, following the Mossley route’s shock victory over the 192 service. Both routes follow each other from Oldham to Grotton.

2018 World Cup of GM Bus Routes: Ringway or MediaCityUK?

Last 16, Match 7: 199 v. 53   For the seventh match of our knockout stages, we look at two iconic bus routes. One serves an institution that is 80 years old this year. Another serves two notable football clubs and BBC Sport’s base in MediaCityUK.