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Changes to our buses from Sunday 27 January

published: Thursday, December 20 2018

From Sunday 27 January, we’ll be making some changes to improve timekeeping whilst creating new links around Rossendale, with better buses coming to even more Rosso routes than ever before.

Bus travel between Bury and Rossendale is about to get and upgrade - say hello to Irwell Line. The 481 and 483 will come together to become Irwell Line, with amazing refreshed buses featuring a smart new look and feel, with added creature comforts including contactless payments, free WiFi and USB power on board.

And we're introducing two new routes in Rawtenstall, the 7 & 8, to make finding your way around our network even simpler. 

New timetables for all of the changes mentioned here will be available to download shortly, so keep checking back. 

Here's a summary of what's changing from 27 January.

 

Red 4 Bury - Ramsbottom

There’ll be some small timetable changes to help with reliability for you. 

Download your new timetable for Red 4 now.

 

Introducing new routes in and around Rawtenstall - say hello to 7 & 8

Two new routes will replace buses on the 10, 463, 465/466 and the Pennine Road part of the 482.

They will run as follows:

7 Rawtenstall – Newchurch – Waterfoot – Edgeside – Booth Road – Newline - Pennine Road -  Bacup – Sharneyford – Cloughfoot – Todmorden

8 Rawtenstall – Newchurch – Waterfoot – Edgeside – Booth Road – Newline - Pennine Road -  Bacup – Weir – Towneley – Burnley

The 7 & 8 will each run every 2 hours throughout the day, coming together to create a bus every hour between Rawtenstall and Bacup.

Download the timetable for the 7&8 now.

 

10 Rawtenstall - Edgeside

The 10 will be replaced by new routes 7 & 8. 

 

13 Rawtenstall - New Hall Hey 

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

91 Bury - Radcliffe

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

273 Rawtenstall - Bolton

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

435 Shaw & Buckstones - Rochdale

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

440 Syke - Rochdale

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

441 Rochdale - Foxholes

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

442 Rochdale - Norden

There'll be a new timetable on the 442 on Mondays through to Saturdays. 

 

443 Rochdale - Norden

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

446 & 447 Wallbank - Rochdale

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

Lakeline 455/456/457/458

There'll be changes to Lakeline to create three new, simplified routes, with a bus now running every 15 mins on Lakeline.

The new Lakeline 457 will now run direct between Littleborough and Rochdale, whilst Lakeline 456 will run to and from Rochdale, Stubley and Littleborough, with Lakeline 458 running to Hollingworth Lake and Littleborough. 

We're also bringing contactless payments on board Lakeline as standard, so there's no longer any need for hunting down that spare change.

Download your new Lakeline timetable here.

 

461 Bury - Norden

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

463

The 463 will be replaced by new route 8, running from Burnley to Weir, Bacup and Rawtenstall. 

 

The 464

There'll be some small changes to our timetable on the 464 to help improve reliability for for. Some trips during weekday school term times will be renumbered 864. 

Download the timetable for the 464 now.

 

465 & 466

The 465 & 466 will be replaced by new route 7, running from Todmorden to Bacup and Rawtenstall. 

 

Introducing Trax 467 & 468 

Say hello to Trax! With a smart new look and feel featuring revitalised buses an a whole host of amazing new features including contactless payment on board, the 467 & 468 will also get a new name - Trax. There'll also be some small changes to our timetable on Trax 467 & 468. 

Download your new timetable for Trax 467 & 468 here.

 

Tottington Line 469

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

Download your new timetable here.


475 Bury - Hopwood

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

477 & 478 Ramsbottom - Bury

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

479 Limefield - Bury

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.   

 

480 Bolton - Bury

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.  

 

Introducing Irwell Line 481 & 483

The 481 and 483 will become Irwell Line, with a smart new look and feel, and buses featuring contactless payments, free WiFi and USB power. There’ll be an improved timetable with buses every 15 mins between Rawtenstall, Walmersley & Bury, running every hour to Blackburn or Burnley.

Download the new Irwell Line timetable now.

 

482

The 482 will be replaced by more buses on Irwell Line 481 and 483. If you're travelling from Bacup to Bury, you can connect using the 464 – and you'll still be able to buy the same range of through tickets at no extra cost. The 7 & 8 will now run along Pennine Road, every hour.

 

485

The 485 will no longer run, with better links between Ramsbottom and Bury now available on Red 4. 

 

487 Nangreaves - Bury

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.   

 

494 Bury - Ferngrove

There'll be some small timetable changes to improve reliability for you.

 

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