Manchester Community Transport

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Manchester Community Transport
Manchester Community Transport logo.png
Manchester Community Transport bus (YX60 DYB), 16 February 2013.jpg
Founded1980
HeadquartersStockport
Service areaGreater Manchester
Service typeBus services
Routes38 (April 2016)
DestinationsAltrincham, Ashton-under-Lyne, Bolton, Manchester, Middleton, Rochdale, Stockport, Wythenshawe
Fleet67
Chief executiveJohn Perry
Websitewww.manct.org

Manchester Community Transport is a non-profit bus operator in Greater Manchester, based in Stockport.

History[edit]

Manchester Community Transport was established as Wythenshawe Mobile in 1980, under the Urban Aid Funding scheme. In 2005 it was rebranded Manchester Community Transport.[1] The company provides community bus services across the Manchester area as well as Transport for Greater Manchester contracted bus services.

On 1 March 2013, Manchester Community Transport acquired Maytree Travel.[2] However, on 4 April 2013, Maytree Travel ceased trading with services suspended.[3][4][5]

On 7 April 2013, Manchester Community Transport commenced operating additional services under contract to Transport for Greater Manchester.[6] As at April 2016, it operated services on 38 routes,[7]

In 2018, MCT was acquired by the HCT Group.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ About Us Archived 27 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine Manchester Community Transport
  2. ^ Maytree Travel Joins the MCT Family[permanent dead link] Manchester Community Transport
  3. ^ Maytree Travel bus services Transport for Greater Manchester
  4. ^ Insurmountable problems stop Maytree Travel services in Bolton and Wigan BBC News 4 April 2013
  5. ^ Passengers left out in the cold after bus firm stops all of its services Manchester Evening News 5 April 2013
  6. ^ MCT awarded new bus services Manchester Community Travel
  7. ^ Our Routes Manchester Community Transport
  8. ^ "Manchester Community Transport joins HCT Group". HCT group news. Retrieved 10 December 2018.

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