All the bus services affected by First Manchester strike

Date published: 25 January 2022


No First Manchester services will run from the Oldham depot again tomorrow as a dispute between the company and bus drivers continues.

There will be a further strike next Monday (31st January), before action is increased in February with drivers refusing to work for three days each week.

The following services will not be running

  • 6 - Rochdale - Kirkholt
  • 57 - Oldham - Rushcroft via Shaw
  • 59 - Manchester - Oldham
  • 81 - Manchester - Derker
  • 82 - Oldham - Sholver
  • 83 - Manchester - Sholver
  • 84 - Manchester - Uppermill
  • X84 - Manchester - Carrcote
  • 180 - Oldham - Greenfield
  • 181 - Rochdale - Manchester
  • 182 - Rochdale - Manchester
  • 184 - Oldham - Huddersfield
  • 348 - Ashton - Carrbrook
  • 350 - Oldham - Ashton
  • 408 - Oldham - Rochdale
  • 409 - Rochdale - Ashton
  • 425 - Oldham - Holts
  • 426 - Oldham - Fitton Hill

The following school service WILL be running, although with alternative providers:

  • 184 afternoon service from Saddleworth (3.17pm) to Oldham
  • 708 morning service from New Moston (7.41am) to Co-op Academy Manchester
  • 711 morning service from Monsall (7.28am) to Our Lady's Roman Catholic High School
  • 774 morning service from Oldham (7.34am) to Great Academy Ashton
  • 775 morning service from Fitton Hill (8am) to St Damian’s
  • 775 morning service from Lees (8.27am) to St Damian’s
  • 775 afternoon service from St Damian’s (3.20pm) to Fitton Hill
  • 793 morning service from Littlemoss (7.20am) to Audenshaw
  • 793 afternoon service from Audenshaw (2.50pm) to Littlemoss
  • 803 afternoon service from Mossley Hollins (3.10pm) to Oldham
  • 812 morning service from Holts (8.17am) to Newman College
  • 820 morning service from Darnton Rd (8.05am) to Copley Academy
  • 823 afternoon service from Bluecoat (3.35pm) to Dobcross
  • 825 morning service from Waterhead (8.09am) to Saddleworth
  • 825 afternoon service from Saddleworth (3.15pm) to Oldham
  • 829 morning service from Werneth (7am) to Oasis Leesbrook
  • 829 morning service from Werneth (7.30am) to Oasis Leesbrook and Saddleworth
  • 829 afternoon service from Oasis Leesbrook (3.50pm) to Werneth
  • 835 morning service from Sholver (7.50am) to Newman College
  • 835 afternoon service from Newman College (3.30pm) to Sholver
  • 836 morning service from Derker (7.58am) to Newman College
  • 837 morning service from Hyde (7.40am) to Longdendale High School
  • 837 afternoon service from Longdendale High School (3pm) to Hyde
  • 841 morning service from Hattersley (8.16am) to All Saints
  • 849 afternoon service from Oasis Academy (2.50pm) to Higher Blackley
  • 851 morning service from Guide Bridge (7.40am) to Gt. Academy Ashton
  • 861 morning service from Holts (7.38am) to Waterhead Academy
  • 861 afternoon service from Waterhead Academy (3.05pm) to Holts
  • 865 morning service from Glodwick (7.38am) to Waterhead Academy
  • 865 afternoon service from Waterhead Academy (3.05pm) to Glodwick
  • 868 morning service from Hattersley (7.40am) to Alder Community High School
  • 870 afternoon service from Mossley Hollins (3.09pm) to Carrbrook
  • 871 morning service from Hattersley (7.38am)to Alder Community High School
  • 871 afternoon service from Alder Community High School (2.55pm) to Hattersley
  • 875 morning service from Moston (7.35am) to Radclyffe School
  • 875 afternoon service from Radclyffe School (3.10pm) to Moston
  • 879 morning service from Sholver (7.30am) to Royton & Crompton
  • 879 afternoon service from Royton & Crompton (3.20pm) to Sholver
  • 882 morning service from Shaw (8.13am) to Newman College
  • 884 morning service from Calderbrook (7.28am) to Kingsway Park
  • 884 afternoon service from Kingsway Park (2.50pm) to Calderbrook
  • 887 morning service from Lane Head (7.23am) to St Cuthbert’s
  • 887 afternoon service from St Cuthbert’s (3pm) to Lane Head
  • 890 morning service from Birch Hill (7.34am) to St Cuthbert’s
  • 890 afternoon service from St Cuthbert’s (3pm) to Birch Hill
  • 891 morning service from Shore (7.21am) to St Cuthbert’s
  • 891 afternoon service from St Cuthbert’s (3pm) to Shore
  • 894 morning service from Littleborough (7.35am) to St Cuthbert’s
  • 894 afternoon service from St Cuthbert’s (3pm) to Littleborough

Customers with pre-bought tickets for both dates will be given a refund or replacement tickets to use for future travel. Further information can be found here.


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