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Service information for bus operator First Rochdale, previously known as Pioneer, of Manchester.

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Address Rothesay Garage
Broadway
Dukinfield
Manchester
OL1 3TR 
 Greater Manchester 
 
Telephone0161 627 2929 
 
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Service Details
The following may have subsequently changed and is intended as a guide.
16 bus services are listed on this site. From these 1 journeys a day are schooldays only and details are unknown for 3. Using a basic calculation (explained here) the following are guesses for the number of journeys operated per day on the other 12 services:
   Monday-Friday: 251   Saturday: 232   Sunday: 81   
This company operates in this area:
 North : Denshaw 
West : Manchester, Piccadilly GardensOperating area of First Rochdale East : Marslands
 South : Hyde 
 Largest place served : Manchester

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LISTING OF TRANSPORT SERVICES
Express coach services are shown in bold and train/tramway services in bold italics
Click on the service number or details below for more information.
Num.Service (From/To)General Details
38   Hazelhurst (near Ashton under Lyne) to Ashton Under Lyne   Details Unknown   
39   Hazelhurst (near Ashton under Lyne) to Ashton Under Lyne   Details Unknown   
231   Ashton Under Lyne to Manchester (Piccadilly Gardens)   Evenings only, one way, Mon to Sat (1 trip)   
   Via Ashton Under Lyne-Cockbrook-Ashton Under Lyne (Tameside General Hospital) ..... more
   Manchester (Piccadilly Gardens) to Ashton Under Lyne   Evenings only, one way, Mon to Sat (1 trip)   
   Via Manchester-Ancoats-Beswick-Clayton-Droylsden-High School ..... more
   Manchester (Piccadilly Gardens) to Littlemoss   Evenings only, Mon to Sat (3 trips)   
   Via Manchester-Ancoats-Beswick-Clayton-Droylsden-High School ..... more
232   Ashton Under Lyne (Bus Station) Circular   Evenings only, one way, Mon to Sun (4 trips)   
   Via Ashton Under Lyne-Cockbrook-Hurst-Hurst Cross-Higher Hurst ..... more
   Ashton Under Lyne to Smallshaw   Evenings only, one way, Sun (1 trip)   
   Via Ashton Under Lyne-Cockbrook-Hurst-Hurst Cross-Higher Hurst ..... more
331   Ashton Under Lyne (Bus Station) Circular   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (every 30 mins)   
   Via Hurst Brook-Hurst Knoll-Smallshaw-Higher Hurst-Hurst Cross ..... more
332   Ashton Under Lyne (Bus Station) Circular   Evenings/Sun only, one way, Mon to Sat (5 trips) Sun (every 60 mins)   
   Via Hurst Brook-Hurst Knoll-Smallshaw-Hurst Knoll-Hurst Brook ..... more
333   Ashton Under Lyne (Bus Station) Circular   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (every 30 mins)   
   Via Hurst Brook-Hurst Knoll-Smallshaw-Higher Hurst-Hurst Cross ..... more
338   Ashton Under Lyne (Bus Station) Circular   Only this direction, Sun (every 60 mins)   
   Via Hurst Brook-Waterloo-Crowhill-Ashton under Lyne (Taunton) ..... more
346   Ashton Under Lyne to Hyde    Mon to Sat (every 20 mins) Sun (every 60 mins)   
   Via Ashton Under Lyne-Dukinfield-Hyde (Flowery Field)-Newton ..... more
348   Carrbrook to Ashton Under Lyne    Mon to Fri (66 trips, 65 back) Sat (58 trips, 59 back) Sun (23 trips, 22 back)   
   Via Buckton Vale-Millbrook-Brushes-Copley (High School)-Copley ..... more
350   Ashton Under Lyne to Mossley    Mon to Sat (every 24 mins)   
   Via Ashton Under Lyne-Cockbrook-Hurst-Ashton Under Lyne (Tameside General Hospital) ..... more
   Ashton Under Lyne to Oldham   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (every 36 mins) Sun (every 30 mins)   
   Via Ashton Under Lyne-Cockbrook-Hurst-Ashton Under Lyne (Tameside General Hospital) ..... more
   Mossley (Hey Farm Estate) to Ashton Under Lyne    Mon to Fri (6 trips, 1 back) Sat (8 trips, 3 back)   
   Via Mossley-Micklehurst-Top Mossley-Brookbottom-Ashton Under Lyne (Luzley) ..... more
   Oldham to Ashton Under Lyne   Only this direction, Mon to Sun (every 30 mins)   
   Via Oldham-Oldham Mumps-Greenacres-Waterhead-Birks (Cross Bank) ..... more
   Oldham to Uppermill   Only this direction, Mon to Fri (1 trip)   
   Via Oldham-Oldham Mumps-Greenacres-Waterhead-Birks (Cross Bank) ..... more
   Oldham to Waterhead   Only this direction, Mon to Sun (1 trip)   
   Via Oldham-Oldham Mumps-Oldham (Bus Station)-Oldham Mumps ..... more
   Saddleworth (Greenfield) to Ashton Under Lyne   Only this direction, Mon to Fri (2 trips)   
   Via Mossley (Hey Farm Estate)-Mossley-Micklehurst-Top Mossley ..... more
   Waterhead to Oldham   Only this direction, Mon to Fri (1 trip) Sun (3 trips)   
   Via Greenacres-Tesco-Greenacres-Oldham (Bus Station)-Oldham
353   Ashton Under Lyne to Dobcross   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (5 trips)   
   Via Ashton Under Lyne-Cockbrook-Stamford Park-Stalybridge ..... more
   Ashton Under Lyne to Mossley   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (1 trip)   
   Via Ashton Under Lyne-Cockbrook-Stamford Park-Stalybridge ..... more
   Dobcross to Ashton Under Lyne   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (4 trips)   
   Via Marslands-Dobcross-Uppermill (Saddleworth School)-Uppermill ..... more
   Top Mossley to Ashton Under Lyne   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (1 trip)   
   Via Brookbottom-Top Mossley-Mossley-Heyrod-Stalybridge (Bus Station) ..... more
354   Ashton Under Lyne to Denshaw   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (5 trips)   
   Via Ashton Under Lyne-Cockbrook-Stamford Park-Stalybridge ..... more
   Denshaw to Ashton Under Lyne   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (1 trip)   
   Via Slackcote-Carrcote-Saddleworth (Delph)-Marslands-Dobcross ..... more
   Denshaw to Ashton Under Lyne   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (4 trips)   
   Via Slackcote-Carrcote-Saddleworth (Delph)-Marslands-Dobcross ..... more
   Dobcross to Ashton Under Lyne   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (1 trip)   
   Via Marslands-Dobcross-Uppermill (Saddleworth School)-Uppermill ..... more
   Mossley to Ashton Under Lyne   Only this direction, Mon to Fri (1 trip)   
   Via Heyrod-Stalybridge (Bus Station)-Stalybridge-Stamford Park ..... more
389   Gee Cross to Ashton Under Lyne   Details Unknown   
393   Ashton Under Lyne (Bus Station) Circular   Only this direction, Mon to Sat (every 30 mins)   
   Via Hurst Brook-Hurst Knoll-Smallshaw-Lily Lanes-Hartshead ..... more
Y77   Dukinfield to Audenshaw   School terms only, (1 trip)   
 
Area of operation:
 MANC   Greater Manchester.
 
 

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