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Middleton bus station

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Bus stands  13
Opened  2005 (2005)
Middleton bus station
Location  Middleton Way, Middleton Rochdale
Operated by  Transport for Greater Manchester
Bus operators  First Greater Manchester Stagecoach Manchester M Travel Rosso Stotts
Connections  Mills Hill railway station Travel centre

Middleton bus station is a bus station located in the town of Middleton in Greater Manchester. The bus station is found next to the Middleton Arndale shopping centre on the site of the old bus station. The new bus station was opened in 2005 and is run by TfGM.

There are thirteen stands in the bus station, A to N, with some of the stands operating a drive-in/reverse out system with the others operating a drive-through system. There are two entrances into the bus station, one from Park Road/Manchester New Road junction, and the other from Middleton Way from a dedicated bus lane. There is only one exit from the bus station, onto Middleton Way, with priority signals being used to allow buses to rejoin the main carriageway.

Services

There are a number of services that use Middleton bus station. The majority of services are run by First Greater Manchester and Stagecoach Manchester with the remaining services operated by Manchester Community Transport, M Travel and Stotts. Rosso also provide some school bus services that call at Middleton bus station, while Rosso also provide a seasonal service to Blackpool and Fleetwood.

There are frequent buses running to Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale and Bury and parts of the Middleton area including Alkrington, Boarshaw, Hollin, Langley, Moorclose, Moston and Rhodes. Buses also run from Middleton to Ashton-under-Lyne.

References

Middleton bus station Wikipedia


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