Information on Bus Service Changes

I have recently been contacted by First Bus Potteries with information about upcoming reductions to local services. The following routes will be changing from 26th November 2017.

Route 5: Hanley - Abbey Hulton

The following Saturday departures are withdrawn:

From Hanley: 0600, 0630, 0700, 0730, 0803, 1823, 1845, 1900, 1915, 1930

From Abbey Hulton: 0613, 0643, 0713, 0742, 0802, 0822

Route 6: Hanley - Longton - Meir

This service will now terminate at Colaville/Weston Coyney and will no longer link with service 11A

On Sundays, the last departure from Hanley will be 2000

Route 7: Hanley - Smallthorne - Ball Green

Route 7A: Hanley - Smallthorne - Chell - Biddulph

On Sundays the last departures from Hanley are 1716 (7) and 1736, 1835 (7A). From Kidsgrove the last departure is 1956 and from Biddulph is 1919.

Route 8: Hanley - Smallthorne - Ball Green

Route 8A: Hanley - Smallthorne - Endon Fountain

Changes on Mondays - Fridays

- The 0620 service 8 departure from Ball Green and the 0628 service 8A departure from Endon Fountain are now joined into a single journey, departing Endon Fountain at 0612 and Ball Green at 0625

- The 1815 departure from Hanley on service 8 is withdrawn

The following Saturday journeys are also withdrawn:

- Departures at 1733 (8A) and 1915 (8) from Hanley, 1810 from Endon Fountain

- Departures at 0615 from Ball Green and 0731 from Endon Fountain

The Sunday service on both of these routes is being withdrawn.

Route 18: Hanley - Sneyd Green - Leek

On Mondays to Fridays, the 2000 departure from Hanley and the 2041 departure from Leek are both withdrawn

Route 98: Newcastle - Porthill - Burslem - Ball Green

The following journeys are all withdrawn:

Monday - Friday, 0555, 1749, 1841 from Ball Green and the 1839 from Newcastle

Saturdays - 0813 from Porthole to Newcastle, 1749 and 1841 from Ball Green and the 1839 from Newcastle

Sundays - 1708 departure from Ball Green

Route 99: Newcastle - Porthill - Tunstall - Chell

The Sunday service is withdrawn entirely. In addition the following journeys are all withdrawn:

Mondays - Fridays: 1733 from Chell heath and the 1800, 1900 from Bradely, the 1829 from Newcastle

Saturdays: 1800, 1900 from Bradley and the 1801, 1829 from Newcastle