The Clippercard Makes a Comeback!

Clipper ticket resurrects spirit of the Clippercard on Metrolink trams

The Clippercard is dead… long live the Clippercard! Well, that’s how we may have reported on the self-cancelling ticket’s demise if East of the M60 was around in 2004. Years after the original ticket’s demise, Greater Manchester Transport’s ten-trips-for-the-price-of-nine tickets still carry fond memories. You might have travelled with a Clippercard by fair means (with a black plastic wallet) or foul (by boarding and passing the card on to your friend).

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In Moving Pictures: The Four Millionth X50 Passenger

A video of Bako Noori’s trip to the intu Trafford Centre

If you remember our previous story on the above subject, our fellows at Tangerine PR have kindly sent us this clip. Now, thanks also to the joys of YouTube, here’s the film. Enjoy!

S.V., 05 June 2015.

Video © 2015 Tangerine PR Ltd.

In Pictures: The Four Millionth Passenger of the X50 Bus Route

Spectacular scenes outside intu Trafford Centre for Stagecoach Manchester’s express route

Photograph by Peter Powell.    13-05-2015. This is Baktash Noori who is the 4 millionth Customer on the Stagecoach Service X50.
Man in a million, four times over: Baktash Noori (centre) seen with Richard Paxton (left), Christopher Bowles (right) and an oversized intu Trafford Centre gift card. (Photograph: © 2015 Tangerine PR Ltd)

A surprise celebration was held for the arrival of the four millionth passenger of the X50 service. Bako Noori, 20, alighted at intu Trafford Centre, only to be greeted by a live fanfare, confetti cannons, baton twirlers, balloons and banners. Continue reading “In Pictures: The Four Millionth Passenger of the X50 Bus Route”