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14:58, August 30, 2013

From the middle of September, the Bus Eireann express coach service between Cork and Dublin service will not call at Urlingford and Portlaoise any longer to reduce travel times so a replacement service between Cashel and Portlaoise is being organised.

14:59, August 12, 2013

Railway engineering work between Manchester Piccadilly and Macclesfield is taking place from 22:48 on 2013-08-12 to 00:35 on 2013-08-16. Late night trains will be replaced by buses and these journeys will have extended travel times.

15:01, August 9, 2013

High Peak to operate Monday to Saturday journeys on service 118. Wardle Transport will continue to operate Sunday service under contract to Staffordshire and Derbyshire county councils. However, the timetable makes it look as if there will be journeys run by Wardles even though they look close to those operated by High Peak. Has confusion been caused by the cancellation of a council contract? Let’s hope that no damage is done in the long run.

15:01, August 9, 2013

High Peak is to run a partial replacement for the journeys on service 99 between Macclesfield and Congleton that are to be withdrawn at the end of August 2013.

14:59, August 9, 2013

The new Transpeak bus timetable from the start of September just involves some tweaks to help service reliability and satisfy passenger requests. The service runs between Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Derby.

15:02, August 6, 2013

After what must have been a frustrating few days for users of buses in Dublin, things thankfully are going to go back to normal from tomorrow. A full service is planned.

23:34, August 4, 2013

Added a good number of West Midlands bus operators to the British Bus Companies page following perusal of the Network West Midlands bus operators listing. East Yorkshire and Finglands also are added there now.

15:04, August 4, 2013

Network West Midlands have a list of bus operators within their area. Links to operator websites are included too, a useful thing.

15:04, August 4, 2013

No Dublin Bus services tomorrow (2013-08-05) due to a strike. Implementing austerity is hard work when there are those refusing to engage with it. At least, it’s a bank holiday weekend in Éire. There no bus services today (2013-08-04) either and for the same reason.

15:05, July 24, 2013

Rush hour Monday to Friday journeys are to be re-timed for bus journeys on services 392 and 393 between Macclesfield and Stockport from the start of September.