11 Oct 2016
To celebrate the launch of the enhanced services, Elvis rolled back the years belting out hits such as Jailhouse Rock and Heartbreak Hotel, in homage to the king’s number one hit in ‘56 and the enhanced 56 service.
The 56 and 57 services will transport passengers from Harpurhey, Higher Blackley, North Manchester General Hospital and Lower Crumpsall to the city centre.
The improvements mean the 56, 57 and existing 156 services will now run up to every 15 minutes Monday to Saturday daytime providing affordable, comfortable and connected transport.
Stagecoach Manchester managing director, Christopher Bowles, said: “We’ve listened to customer feedback and have improved our 56 and 57 services, combined with the 156 and 56A/57A on Sundays, to give the people of North Manchester regular and affordable transport to Manchester city centre.