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Reinstate the number 68 Bus route between Bolton and the Farnworth

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We strongly request that First Bus reconsider the changes to the number 68 bus route from Bolton -Trafford Centre that commenced from 19th July 2015 .

These changes have a detrimental effect on service users between Bolton and Farnworth, particularly the elderly.disabled and frequent users. These changes will result in:

  • No public transport access to residents living at top of Bradford Road / Plodder Lane / Glynne Street.
  • Prolonged journey times of up to an hour a day for people living in the area between Bolton and Farnworth who would normally travel on the number 68 bus to work, school or college.
  • Overcrowding on other services during peak times.
  • The recent decision to grant Salford Royal 'Super-Hospital' status will see more and more people requiring transport from Bolton to the Hospital - situated on the 68 bus route. 


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