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Vision Bus

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Vision Bus
Service areaLancashire
Greater Manchester
Service typeBus services
Fuel typeDiesel

History[edit | edit source]

Vision Bus was founded in 2008[1] and consisted of numerous school service. In 2015 the company began to expand and now run the majority of local bus services in Bolton

Operations[edit | edit source]

Vision Bus operates numerous school and public service routes on behalf of Transport For Greater Manchester and Lancashire County Council. These schools include St James's Church of England High School [2], Thornleigh[3] and Rivington and Blackrod High School[4].

Routes[edit | edit source]

As of November 2018, Vision operate 17 public service routes in the Greater Manchester area. These include the Bolton Metroshuttle '500'[5], 527 Halliwell Circular [6] and the 571/2 Greate Lever Circular [7]

A number of tendered services that Vision run require TFGM funded hybrid vehicles. As of November 2018, Vision operate 5 of these vehicles. 4 are Optare Versa Hybrid Vehicles, and the renaming one is an Optare Solo.

Commercially Operated Routes[edit | edit source]

Late 2017 saw the first commercially operated Monday- Saturday service commence between Bolton and Halliwell, stopping off at Hall i' th' Wood Railway Station. Early 2018 saw Vision commence an additional 2 more commercially operated services within Bolton. The 571 and 572 services, both Great Lever circulars, will be withdrawn by First Manchester on April 8th[8] However Vision will be taking over the routes and will run them commercially. [9]

Fleet[edit | edit source]

The fleet consists of a variety of vehicles including Wright Bus, Optare and Alexander Dennis

Depot[edit | edit source]

The depot is located at Blackrod Station[10]

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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