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
Founded 1980
Headquarters Stockport
Service area Greater Manchester
Service type Bus services
Routes 38 (April 2016)
Destinations Altrincham, Ashton-under-Lyne, Bolton, Manchester, Middleton, Rochdale, Stockport, Wythenshawe
Fleet 67
Chief executive John Perry
Website www.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]

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

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