Seven Go Camping in Crowden

S.V’s night under the stars along with six others from Ewing School As I write this entry, it is exactly thirty years since my last breakaway with a few fellows from Ewing School. In addition to the Middle Group’s annual holiday, yours truly with four other pupils (who left Ewing School the following month) had…

South Pennine Goes Contactless!

South Pennine Community Transport introduces contactless payments on the 29 April 2019 On both sides of the Pennines, Arriva, Stagecoach, and FirstGroup have introduced contactless payments on their buses. Instead of fumbling for change, they offer casual passengers another way to pay for their bus fares. So far, smaller independent operators have begun to add…

Tameside and Saddleworth Bus Changes Extra, Winter 2017

Changes to South Pennine Community Transport and Tameside Local Link services Since our Tameside and Saddleworth area bus service changes articles went to press, here’s news of a couple of changes that have escaped our radar.

South Pennine’s Ashton and Glossop Routes: Exclusive Route Map

Courtesy of East of the M60, your very Metro style map of South Pennine’s new routes With only a week to go, we at East of the M60 are looking forward to the arrival of South Pennine Community Transport’s services to Ashton, Glossop and Meltham. The new services, X50, 351 and 322 respectively will complement the incumbent 352 service…

South Pennine’s Way to Tameside and Glossop

Coming soon! New routes to Ashton-under-Lyne and Glossop South Pennine Community Transport, one of a new wave of Community Interest Companies engaged in bus operations, is set to repeat the success of their 352 service with two new routes.