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    Jack Barnes

    His interest in buses was ignited back in 2007 when First Manchester’s Wigan depot received a batch of Wright Eclipse Gemini bodied Volvo B9TLs, he would stand at the bus stop admiring them and hoping that one day one of them would be allocated onto the school service he used. However, his interest rocketed last year when Stagecoach acquired First Manchester’s Wigan operations, he was intrigued by the sudden change and soon joined an enthusiasts forum to find out more.

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  • End Of The Road

    End Of The Road2

    • News
    • 29th November 2019

    After 10 years of reporting on the latest bus news in North West England, North Wales and on the Isle of Man, the team behind The North West Bus Blog have decided not to renew our website hosting in January 2020.

  • Passenger Praise for New Flagship Wigan Bus Station

    Passenger Praise for New Flagship Wigan Bus Station0

    • News
    • 10th October 2019

    Wigan’s new bus station has proven to be a big hit with users during its first year – with customer satisfaction levels increasing almost threefold.

  • Wigan Bus Station Raises The Roof

    Wigan Bus Station Raises The Roof0

    A new, state-of-the-art lightweight roof has been fitted to the new Wigan Bus Station development, marking a significant milestone in the construction of the new building.