Middleton bus station

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Middleton Bus interchange
Location
LocaleMiddleton Way, Middleton
Local authorityRochdale
Operation
Opened2005
Managed byTransport for Greater Manchester
No. of stands13
OperatorsFirst Greater Manchester
Stagecoach Manchester
JPT
M Travel
Rossendalebus
Stotts
Travel centreYes
Rail connectionMills Hill National Rail
 
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Middleton Bus interchange
Location
LocaleMiddleton Way, Middleton
Local authorityRochdale
Operation
Opened2005
Managed byTransport for Greater Manchester
No. of stands13
OperatorsFirst Greater Manchester
Stagecoach Manchester
JPT
M Travel
Rossendalebus
Stotts
Travel centreYes
Rail connectionMills Hill National Rail

Middleton bus station is a bus station located in the town of Middleton in Greater Manchester. The bus station is found next to the Middleton Arndale shopping centre on the site of the old bus station. The new bus station was opened in 2005 and is run by TfGM.

There are thirteen stands in the bus station, A to N, with some of the stands operating a drive-in/reverse out system with the others operating a drive-through system.[1] There are two entrances into the bus station, one from Park Road/Manchester New Road junction, and the other from Middleton Way from a dedicated bus lane. There is only one exit from the bus station, onto Middleton Way, with priority signals being used to allow buses to rejoin the main carriageway.

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There are a number of services that use Middleton bus station. The majority of services are run by First Greater Manchester and Stagecoach Manchester with the remaining services operated by JPT, Manchester Community Transport, M Travel and Stotts. Rossendalebus also provide some school bus services that call at Middleton bus station, while Rossendalebus also provide a seasonal service to Blackpool and Fleetwood.

There are frequent buses running to Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale and Bury and parts of the Middleton area including Alkrington, Boarshaw, Hollin, Langley, Moorclose, Moston and Rhodes. Buses also run from Middleton to Ashton-under-Lyne.

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Coordinates: 53°32′52″N 2°12′00″W / 53.5477°N 2.2001°W / 53.5477; -2.2001