Visit to operators in the North West Greater Manchester area
Joint visit with North Western and Yorkshire Branch
Joint visit with North Western & Yorkshire Branch to Greater Manchester to see the transitional operations before franchising commences in September.
Visits in the area - on a preserved Leyland PD2 - are planned to Queens Road (Go NorthWest), Eccles (Diamond Bus and Little Gem), Bolton for a lunch break in the Interchange. Then Weston Street depot (Diamond Bus), Blackrod (Vision Bus) and Wigan (Stagecoach Manchester).
A coach will be provided from the Midlands to and from Manchester. Pick-ups will be at Birmingham, Colmore Row (stop SH3 near Halfax Bank) at 0800 and Stoke-on-Trent railway station at 0900. The fare will be as low as practicable.
If you are joining at Birmingham or Stoke, you can book for this visit here using our Visits Booking Form. Please send it to Richard Morgan at the email address on the form. Advance booking is required.
If you are joining in Greater Manchester, please see the North Western and Yorkshire Branch page here where times and booking arrangements will appear soon.
Geoff Lusher - Branch Chairman