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Stagecoach service changes from Sunday 27 January 2019

From Sunday 27 January 2019, we are making changes to some of our bus services. 

Many of the changes are to bus times only.

Services affected: 11, 11A, 15, 38, 42B, 50, 74, 76, 85, 86, 101, 112, 114, 115, 147, 192, 197, 201, 216, 219, 220, 250, 255, 314, 340, 368, 383, 384, X50.


Route changes

Service 168

Service 168 will be renumbered 150 and rerouted to provide new links to Trafford Park and the intu Trafford Centre. This change also affects services 7, 7A, 205 and 231.

Service 23A

Service 23A is revised with journeys being replaced by services 23 and 25.

Services 34 and X34

There are route changes to services 34 and X34 which will now provide new links to Monton and Salford Royal Hospital.

You can check your new bus times by:

1. Plan your new journey using the box on the right or download a new timetable. You can also plan your journey using the Stagecoach Bus App.

2. Visiting your local TfGM Travelshop

3. Calling Traveline on 0871 200 22 33

(calls cost 12 pence per minute plus your phone company’s access charge)


Changes to services 23, 23A and 25

Service 23: Stockport – intu Trafford Centre
Service 23A journeys revised to run via the 23 route.

 Service 23A: Stockport – intu Trafford Centre
All daytime journeys will be renumbered 23.
Barton Road and Lostock Road will now be served by service 25.
Evening journeys will be renumbered 25.

 Service 25: Stockport - intu Trafford Centre
Service revised to run via Barton Road and Lostock Road replacing service 23A.
Evening service introduced.


Changes to services 34 and X34

Service 34: Bryn – Leigh – Monton – Manchester

Service 34 route revised providing new links to Winton, Monton and Salford Royal Hospital.

All X34 journeys will be renumbered 34.

Services will no longer serve Irlams o’th Height and the East Lancs.

Changes to service 168,

which affect services 7, 7A, 205 and 231

Service 168 will be renumbered service 150 and revised to run from Hyde to  intu Trafford Centre.

The section of 168 route between Gorton and Ashton will be replaced by services 7, 7A, 230 and 231.

This map is can also be downloaded as a PDF.   

image of 168 replacement services from 27 January 2019

Service 7:  Stockport – Droylsden – Ashton
Service increased to run every 30 minutes.
In Openshaw service revised to run via Jetson Street replacing service 168.

Service 7A:  Stockport – Gorton
Service revised to run to Gorton partially replacing service 168.
Services in Dane Bank and Denton will be provided by service 205.

Service 150 (formerly 168): Hyde - intu Trafford Centre
This service will continue to provide a direct link between Gorton and Chorlton.
Service 150 will run up to every 30 mins and provide new direct links from Hyde, Denton, Gorton, Belle Vue, Levenshulme, Longsight, Withington and Fallowfield to Trafford Park and intu Trafford Centre.

Service 205:  Manchester – Denton
Sunday service extended from Dane Bank to Denton replacing service 7A.

Services 230 and  231:  Manchester – Littlemoss - Ashton
Service 230 will continue to provide a direct link between Ashton and Droylsden.
Current service 231 journeys which start/finish at Littlemoss will be renumbered 230, extended to Ashton via the 168 route and revised to serve Droylsden.
In Droylsden service 230 will run via Manchester Road, Market Street, Greenside Lane and Sunnyside Road.
Between Newmarket Road and Ashton, service 230 will run along the 168 route via Oldham Road and Taunton Road.
The route of current 231 journeys between Manchester and Ashton is not affected.


Additional journey information affecting services 38, 42B, 76 and 85 

Service 38: Manchester – Logistics North
New early morning Monday to Friday journey leaving Manchester at 06:21 arriving at Logistics North at 07:13.

 Service 42B: Manchester – Woodford
An additional Monday to Friday journey will be introduced from Woodford at 07:56.
To improve punctuality Monday to Friday morning and afternoon journeys will be retimed.

From Woodford the journey at 15:28 will be retimed to run 10 minutes later  to link with the School finishing time at Cheadle Hulme High School.

 Service 76: Manchester – Oldham
To improve punctuality, Monday to Friday morning journeys will be retimed.
New late evening journey introduced on Saturdays at 21:52 from Failsworth to Manchester.

 Service 85: Manchester – Chorlton
To improve punctuality journeys will be retimed.
Evening service improved to run up to every 30 minutes.