Service Changes in Greater Manchester from 26th January 2020

Service Changes in Greater Manchester from 26th January 2020

31 December 2019

North West

Service changes from 26th January 2019

Full timetables will be available online as soon as possible. 

66 Eccles – Clifton Junction

Timetable changes during the weekday afternoon peak period to improve punctuality.

68 Farnworth – intu Trafford Centre

Minor timetable changes during the morning weekday peak period.

126 Leigh – intu Trafford Centre

Additional journeys to Leigh introduced at 0730 on weekdays and 0850 on Saturdays.

132 Wigan – intu Trafford Centre

Timetable changes during the early morning period Monday-Saturday.

162 Norden – Manchester Piccadilly

The weekday 0638 journey from Norden is retimed to depart at 0633 and operate 5 minutes earlier throughout.

163 Bury – Manchester Piccadilly

Two additional journeys during the weekday peak period towards Manchester Piccadilly are introduced.

507 Bolton – Harwood circular

Minor timetable changes.

516 Leigh – Horwich Old Lord’s estate

Minor timetable changes to better co ordinate with revised service 574.

517 Leigh – Middlebrook

Withdrawn and replaced with a revised service 574, which is extended to Leigh.

571 572 Bolton – Great Lever circulars

Minor timetable changes.

574 Bolton – Middlebrook – Leigh

Service is extended beyond Middlebrook to Leigh, replacing service 517. The route between Middlebrook and Leigh will be the same as the 517, however buses will now additionally serve Market Street in Westhoughton town centre. Service will operate hourly Mon-Sat daytimes with additional journeys between Middlebrook and Leigh to form a half hourly service on this section of route. All journeys will now operate via Markland Hill.

575 Bolton – Horwich Old Lord’s estate

Timetable revised on Saturday daytimes, to improve punctuality.

561 562 Bolton – Withins circulars

Minor timetable changes.

597 Leigh Sports Village – Leigh – Leigh Infirmary

Due to very low passenger numbers, this service will no longer operate on Saturdays. Please contact TfGM for details of alternative services.

607 Wigan – Ashton Heath

Minor timetable changes.

683 Leigh – Shakerley

Minor timetable changes.

715 Bolton – Westhoughton – Wigan

Due to continued punctuality issues, the Monday-Saturday daytime service will now operate between Westhoughton and Bolton only. Unfortunately, we have not been able to operate the Wigan section of the route punctually, and to do so would require additional resources which would make the service financially unsustainable. Please contact TfGM for details of alternative services. Evening and Sunday journeys operated on behalf of TfGM will continue to operate the full Bolton – Wigan route and are unaffected. 

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