An Optare Solo in Bolton
|Parent||Manchester Community Transport|
|Defunct||4 April 2013|
|Headquarters||Smethurst Lane, Bolton, BL4 0DB|
|Service area||Greater Manchester|
|Service type||bus service|
|Destinations||Bolton, Leigh, Wigan, Salford|
The company was formed in 2008 by owner Gary Hawthorne, who took over the Bolton operations of Tyrer Bus, who first starting operating in Bolton in 2007. The company had over 35 routes and ran in the Bolton and Wigan areas. Several of its services were run on behalf of Transport for Greater Manchester, including Bolton's Metroshuttle service, which Maytree started running in January 2010 until December 2012.
|Optare Solo SR Hybrid||1|
|Optare Versa Hybrid||12|
This is a summary of the services that were operated by Maytree Travel.
|31||Farnworth||Manchester Shudehill Interchange||Little Hulton, Walkden, Irlams o' th' Height, Pendleton, Salford University||Monday-Saturday daytime only. Sunday daytime service operated by First Greater Manchester|
|95||Bury||Pendleton||Radcliffe, Whitefield, Prestwich, Kersal||Monday-Saturday daytime only. Sunday daytime service (Whitefield-Pendleton) operated by First.|
|96||Simister||Manchester Shudehill Interchange||Prestwich (Sundays), Broughton||Daytime only|
|273||Rawtenstall||Bolton||Edenfield, Ramsbottom, Holcombe Brook, Hawkshaw, Bradshaw, Tonge Moor||Sunday daytime. Monday-Saturday daytime service operated by Rosso|
|507||Bolton||Harwood||Tonge Moor||Evenings only. Daytime service operated by First|
|510||Bolton||Bury||Withins, Ainsworth, Walshaw||Monday-Saturday evenings. Other journeys provided by First and Arriva|
|Bury||Bolton||Radcliffe, Whitefield (513), Outwood, Kearsley, Farnworth, Great Lever (512), Burnden (513)|
|516||Horwich||Leigh||Middlebrook, Wingates, Westhoughton, Daisy Hill, Atherton||Monday-Saturday evenings and Sunday daytime. Other journeys provided by Diamond Bus North West|
|519||Bolton||Johson Fold||Chorley Old Road||Monday-Saturday evenings. Other journeys provided by First and Arriva|
|Bolton||Bolton||Halliwell, Smithills, Astley Bridge, Hall i'th' Wood||Circulars. Service 527 runs in opposite direction|
|526||Bolton||Barrow Bridge||Halliwell, Smithills|
|534||Bolton||Oldhams Estate||Astley Bridge||Evenings/Sundays only. Monday-Saturday daytime service operated by Arriva|
|536||Bolton||Breightmet (Somerton Road)||Darcy Lever||Evenings/Sunday daytimes only|
|Bolton||Bolton||Astley Bridge, Egerton, Bromley Cross||Monday-Saturday evenings and Sunday daytime circulars|
|544||Bolton||Little Lever||Darcy Lever|
|Bolton||Leigh||Over Hulton, Little Hulton, Walkden, Boothstown, Higher Green (551), Astley||551 runs evenings/Sundays only.|
|559||Bolton||Aspull||Over Hulton, Westhoughton, Hindley, Pennington Green|
|Bolton||Withins||Breightmet||Evenings only. Daytime service operated by First|
|Bolton||Bolton||Great Lever||Circulars. Service 572 runs in opposite direction. Evenings/Sundays only|
|575||Horwich Old Lords Estate||Bolton Interchange||Lostock, Heaton||Monday-Saturday evenings only. Other journeys operated by Arriva and First|
|576||Wigan||Bolton Interchange||Aspull, Blackrod, Horwich, Middlebrook||Evenings only|
|583||Hag Fold||Leigh||Atherton, Westleigh||Monday-Saturday evenings and Sunday daytime only|
|584||Leigh||Crankwood||Monday-Saturday evenings and Sunday daytime. Other journeys operated by Jim Stones Coaches and South Lancs Travel|
|597||Boothstown (Evenings/Sundays)||Leigh Sports Village||Mosley Common (Evenings/Sundays), Leigh Infirmary, Leigh||Boothstown and Mosley Common only served weekday evenings and Sunday daytime only|
|612||Wigan||Wigan||Shevington, Shevington Vale, Wrightington Hospital, Appley Bridge, Shevington||Evenings only. Sunday daytime service operated by Wigan Buses|
|622||Wigan||Wigan||Robin Park, Worsley Hall, Norley Hall, Orrell Post, Kitt Green, Norley Hall, Worsley Hall, Robin Park||Evenings/Sundays only|
|680||Leigh||Shakerley||Parsonage Retail Park, Atherton|
|714||Bolton||Aspull||Deane, Ladybridge, Lostock, Westhoughton, Wingates, Middlebrook, Horwich, Blackrod|
|715||Bolton||Wigan||Deane, Chew Moor, Westhoughton, Wingates, Aspull, Haigh, Whelley||Evenings/Sundays. Monday-Saturday daytime service operated by Arriva|
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- "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning- Bus Times Leaflet Library". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 9 April 2011.
- "Take shuttle bus around to town for another year". Bolton News. Retrieved 26 January 2010.
- "Maytree Travel Joins the MCT Family". Manchester Community Transport. Retrieved 6 March 2013.
- "Maytree Travel bus services". Transport for Greater Manchester. Archived from the original on May 8, 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
- "'Insurmountable' problems stop Maytree Travel services in Bolton and Wigan". BBC News. 4 April 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
- "Maytree Travel - Our Routes". Maytree Travel. Retrieved 1 January 2011.