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Changes to our buses from 8 April

published: Thursday, February 15 2018

We will be making some changes to our buses to improve timekeeping and offer new links across Lancashire. This includes a new fast route from Edenfield, Stubbins and Ramsbottom to Manchester, and a new through link from Blackburn and Royal Blackburn Hospital to Haslingden, Rawtenstall and Bury.

 

   

Norden - Rochdale

Improved timekeeping. The bus leaving at 0735, Monday to Friday, will leave 5 minutes earlier to improve timekeeping. Preview your new timetable now.

 

    

Wallbank -Rochdale

Improved timekeeping. The bus leaving at 0720, Monday to Friday, will leave 5 minutes earlier to improve timekeeping. Preview your new timetable now.

 

    

Littleborough - Rochdale

Improved timekeeping. The bus at 1630, Monday to Friday, will leave 5 minutes later to improve timekeeping. Preview your new timetable now.

 

  

Accrington - Haslingden - Rawtenstall - Bacup - Rochdale

Improved timekeeping. There'll be some changes to times to improve reliability for you following your feedback. Early morning journeys from Lockgate now start at Haslingden, with some other minor timetable changes. We will be introducing new buses with free WiFi and USB power on to the 464 later this year. Preview your new timetable now.

 

 

Rochdale - Cutgate - Daniel Fold - Bury

More buses. More journeys introduced due to withdrawal of First’s 468. We will run up to every 10 minutes Monday to Saturday daytime between Bury, Fairfield Hospital and Jericho, with most Mon-Sat daytime journeys from Rochdale retimed 2 minutes earlier. We will be bringing you newer buses with free WiFi and USB power on 467 and 468 later this year. Preview your new timetable now.

 

  

Tottington - Bury

More buses. More journeys are introduced due to withdrawal of First’s 468. We will run every 10 minutes Monday to Friday, and every 15 minutes on Saturdays. We will bringing you newer buses with Free WiFi and USB power and a new brand of Tottington Line on the 469 shortly. Preview your new timetable now.

 

 

Bolton - Tottington - Bury

Improved timekeeping. The journey at 0824 Mon-Fri will be retimed 6 minutes later to help improve reliability for you. Preview your new timetable now.

 

481 Bury - Rawtenstall - Haslingden - Royal Blackburn Hospital - Blackburn 

New links. This will be a new route linking Blackburn, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden, Rawtenstall and Bury direct, every hour, replacing the 244. Download your new timetable for the 481 now.

 

   

Bacup / Burnley - Waterfoot - Rawtenstall - Bury

Improved timekeeping. Monday to Friday afternoon departures from Bury will be retimed to improve timekeeping. Some buses will run as number 481 to provide every 15 mins frequency between Bury, Walmersley and Rawtenstall. These will continue on to Haslingden, Royal Blackburn Hospital and Blackburn every hour. Preview your new timetable now.

 

   

Bury - Ramsbottom

This route will run between Bury and Ramsbottom every 15 mins Mon-Sat daytime, with buses running on evenings and Sundays too, and timekeeping will be improved. The Ramsbottom-Accrington section will now covered by an enhanced Red Express X41. Easy connections will be available at Ramsbottom for Accrington and Haslingden, and through tickets will be available. New direct links between Haslingden and Bury will continue to be available on route 481. Preview your new timetable now.

 

     

Bury - Walmersley - Ramsbottom

There will be some timetable changes to help improve reliability. Preview your new timetable now.

 

    

Burnley - Waterfoot (school service)

Improved timekeeping. The afternoon journey will be retimed to depart 5 minutes earlier to help with reliability. 

 

  

X41 Accrington - Ramsbottom - Manchester 

New links. This route will run between Accrington and Manchester and will additionally serve Edenfield, Stubbins and Ramsbottom. We will still travel along the M66 and M60 to provide a fast route to Manchester. Connections are available in Ramsbottom for the 484 to Holcombe Brook and Bury and through tickets will be available. If you need to travel on to Blackburn from Haslingden, you can use revised route 481.  

Download your new timetable for Red Express now.

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Red Express 442 446 - 447 456 - 458 the 464 467 468 Rochdale-Bury Link 480 482 485 743
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