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NEW Liverpool to Chester night bus

30 Aug 2016

gold fleet Stagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire is launching a new night bus from Liverpool to Chester. 

The new service launches on Friday September 9th and will enable people living on Wirral, Ellesmere Port, and Chester to travel about more easily at night.

Stagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire’s new night buses will be named the N1, and will follow the same route as the current number 1 daytime service.

The service will run every Friday and Saturday night with the last buses leaving as late as 3.05am.

The company will operate its luxurious Stagecoach Gold buses throughout the route. The fleet is fitted with audio CCTV as standard and people using the service won’t have to pay any more for night time journeys than they do in the day.

Stagecoach dayrider, weekly megarider and Xtra tickets will be available/accepted for night time journeys on the 1 and N1 service.  Single and return tickets are also available.  

Elisabeth Tasker, managing director of Stagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire said: “The N1 addresses a key need for people across Merseyside and Cheshire and we’re delighted to be extending our services and providing people with the means to travel about and enjoy themselveson a Friday and Saturday night.

 “We’re confident this service will be highly popular and will enable people to get home from work or play comfortably and affordably on our luxury Stagecoach Gold buses”

The N1 is running as a trial as part of the Liverpool City Region Bus Alliance and will be reviewed in  December 2016.

 Under the new routes: 

  • The last bus to Chester from Liverpool Sir Thomas Street is 1.35am. 
  • The last bus to Ellesmere Port Bus Station from Liverpool Sir Thomas Street is 3.05am. 
  • The last bus to Liverpool Whitechapel from Chester Bus Exchange is 1.35am. 
  • The last bus to Birkenhead from Chester Bus Exchange is 3.05am


The new service will cover: 

  • Liverpool
  • Birkenhead
  • Rock Ferry
  • New Ferry
  • Bromborough Cross
  • Eastham Bridle Road
  • Little Sutton, Red Lion
  • Great Sutton, Bulls Head
  • Ellesmere Port
  • Cheshire Oaks
  • Upton
  • Bache
  • Chester


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