Christmas services 23 December 2013 – 3 January 2014

Summary of public transport services running during the holiday period. For more details about these services phone Traveline 0871 200 22 33 (7am – 8pm Mon to Fri, 8am – 8pm Sat, Sun & public holidays. Calls cost 10p a minute plus network extras).

 

Buses

Monday 23 December
Most services will run normal timetables. Arriva Merseyside, JP Travel, Stagecoach in Lancashire and Lancashire United will run modified timetables. Stagecoach Manchester will run a modified Monday to Friday timetable (similar to summer holidays).

Tuesday 24 December, Christmas Eve
Most services will run modified timetables. Stagecoach will run a modified Monday to Friday timetable (similar to summer holidays). From 6pm onwards buses will stop running.

Wednesday 25 December, Christmas Day
No services except Stagecoach bus 43 running between Manchester city centre and Manchester Airport.

Thursday 26 December, Boxing Day
Arriva, First, JP Travel, Stagecoach and South Lancs Travel will run a special or Sunday timetable on some services.

Friday 27 December
Most services will run modified timetables. Stagecoach will run a modified Monday to Friday timetable (similar to summer holidays).

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 December
Normal services with minor changes on some routes.

Monday 30 December
Most services will run modified timetables. Stagecoach will run a modified Monday to Friday timetable (similar to summer holidays).

Tuesday 31 December, New Year’s Eve
Most services will run modified timetables. Stagecoach will run a modified Monday to Friday timetable (similar to summer holidays). From 6pm onwards buses will stop running. Some special services will run until 4am on New Year’s Day morning.

Wednesday 1 January, New Year’s Day
Arriva and Stagecoach will run services on some routes.

Thursday 2 and Friday 3 January
Normal services on most routes. Stagecoach will run a modified Monday to Friday timetable (similar to summer holidays).


Manchester Metroshuttle

Manchester city centre’s free Metroshuttle buses will run every day except Christmas Day.

During the Christmas holiday period, Metroshuttle buses will run as normal except where shown.

Wednesday 25 December, Christmas Day
No services.

Thursday 26 December, Boxing Day, Wednesday 1 January, New Year’s Day
Metroshuttle 1 and 2 will run Sunday services. Metroshuttle 3 will not run. On Mondays to Fridays throughout December and January the Metroshuttle 1 bus runs later, finishing at 9pm*.

*Except Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and Thursday 2 January.


Metrolink

Monday 23 December
Normal weekday services.

Tuesday 24 December, Christmas Eve
Weekday services until early finish at 9pm.

Wednesday 25 December, Christmas Day
No services.

Thursday 26 December, Boxing Day
Saturday frequency but with later start and services finishing early.

Friday 27 December
Saturday frequency.

Saturday 28 December
Saturday services.

Sunday 29 December
Sunday services.

Monday 30 December
Saturday frequency but with services finishing at midnight.

Tuesday 31 December, New Year’s Eve
Saturday frequency with services finishing at 1am.

Wednesday 1 January, New Year’s Day
Sunday frequency but with services running 9am – 9pm.

Thursday 2 January
Normal weekday services.

Friday 3 January
Normal weekday services.

More Metrolink service information can be found here


Local trains

27 December – 1 January
No trains running to/from Manchester Victoria due to improvement works. Replacement buses to Ashton and stations to Rochdale.  Services from the west terminate at Salford Central or Manchester Oxford Road.For more information phone National Rail Enquiries 08457 48 49 50 www.nationalrail.co.uk

Monday 23 December
Normal weekday services.

Tuesday 24 December, Christmas Eve
Weekday services with early finish from 8pm onwards.

Wednesday 25 December, Christmas Day
No services.

Thursday 26 December, Boxing Day
No services.

Friday 27 December
Weekday services. Northern Rail will not run some early morning services. No trains to/from Victoria (see note).

Saturday 28 December
Saturday services. No trains to/from Victoria (see note).

Sunday 29 December
Sunday services. No trains to/from Victoria (see note).

Monday 30 December
Weekday services. No trains to/from Victoria (see note).

Tuesday 31 December, New Year’s Eve
Weekday services with early finish from 8pm onwards on Northern Rail services. No trains to/from Victoria (see note).

Wednesday 1 January, New Year’s Day
Weekday services. Some early morning trains will not run. No trains to/from Victoria (see note).

Thursday 2 January
Normal weekday services.

Friday 3 January
Normal weekday services.


Ring & Ride

Monday 23 December
Normal weekday service.

Tuesday 24 December, Christmas Eve
Weekday service with early finish at around 9pm. We will try to meet requests received after this time.

Wednesday 25 December, Christmas Day
No service.

Thursday 26 December, Boxing Day
No service.

Friday 27 December
Normal weekday service.

Saturday 28 December
Normal Saturday service.

Sunday 29 December
Normal Sunday service.

Monday 30 December
Normal weekday service.

Tuesday 31 December, New Year’s Eve
Weekday service with early finish at around 9pm. We will try to meet requests received after this time.

Wednesday 1 January, New Year’s Day
No service.

Thursday 2 January
Normal weekday service.

Friday 3 January
Normal weekday service.


Local Link

Monday 23 December
Normal weekday services.

Tuesday 24 December, Christmas Eve
Weekday services with early finish at around 9pm.

Wednesday 25 December, Christmas Day
No services.

Thursday 26 December, Boxing Day
No services.

Friday 27 December
Normal weekday services.

Saturday 28 December
Normal Saturday services.

Sunday 29 December
Normal Sunday services.

Monday 30 December
Normal weekday services.

Tuesday 31 December, New Year’s Eve
Weekday services with early finish at around 9pm.

Wednesday 1 January, New Year’s Day
No services.

Thursday 2 January
Normal weekday services.

Friday 3 January
Normal weekday services.