Cheshire East Public Transport News and Notices


Cheshire East supported bus service review - new services from 1 April 2018

Details of the new supported services can be found on the Cheshire East supported bus service review page.

Last updated 21 February 2018:

Bus services should be registered with a minimum of 56 days notice, although registrations may be granted at short notice. GOV.UK has more information about running local bus services and penalties for poor service.

In the UK bus routes are required to be registered under the Transport Act 1985. You can find details of registered routes at:

Bus operators and complaints

Please contact the Operator for further information regarding individual services and fare information.

  • Hollinshead's Coaches Tel: 01782 512209
  • Mikro Coaches Tel: 01270 588 687
  • Springfield Bus and Coach Tel: 01925 210044
  • Stagecoach Tel: 0161 273 3377
  • Tomlinson Travel Tel: 01606 551 698
  • Traveline Tel: 0871 200 22 33 (open 7 days a week 8am to 8pm)

289 Pickmere Road closure from 19 February

During the road closure service 289 will operate from Northwich along its normal route into Wincham and will then operate as follows:

Right onto Linnards Lane then left onto the A556 (follow all the way to M6 to serve Windmill Pub) then continue as normal.

From Knutsford the service will operate along Northwich Road, right onto A556 (serve Windmill) and from junction 19 follow A556 down to Linnards Lane and turn right into Linnards Lane before joining its normal route.

Older and Disabled Persons Bus and Rail Passes

If you are over 60 or disabled you may qualify for a senior or disabled persons bus pass or senior and disabled persons railcard.

Bus service changes in date order

You can order Cheshire East bus timetables to your home address or pick one up from Cheshire East libraries or customer centres.

May Day Monday 7 May 2018

  • Services are subject to change with a Sunday / BH service in operation on some routes. Please contact the operator for exact details.

Monday 9 April 2018

  • 35 Network Warrington PC0001977/10 Warrington - Little Bollington - Altrincham: 35 service withdrawn.

Monday 2 April Easter Monday

  • Services are subject to change with a Sunday / BH service in operation on some routes. Please contact the operator for exact details.

Cheshire East supported bus service review - new services from 1 April

Details of the new supported services can be found on the Cheshire East supported bus service review page.

Sunday 1 April 2018

Macclesfield Bus Station Sunday and Bank Holiday Operation

  • From Sunday 1 April the main bus station building at Macclesfield will not be open on Sundays and Bank Holiday's. Sunday and Bank Holiday services will instead operate from the Bay 9 bus shelter outside the main bus station building. This will affect the Sunday 5, 6, 38 and 58 services only.

New / Revised Registrations:

Cancelled services from 1 April:

  • 51, 52, 53 D&G Bus PC1090231.109 Nantwich Circulars: registration cancelled, service withdrawn. See services 39, 70, 72, 73 for part replacement.
  • 56, 83, 89 D&G Bus PC1090231.119 Nantwich - Chester, Wrexham or Tiverton: registration cancelled, service withdrawn. See services 70, 72 for part replacement.
  • 68 D&G Bus PC1090231.118 Leighton Hospital - Nantwich: registration cancelled, service withdrawn.
  • 75, 79 D&G Bus PC1090231.117 Nantwich - Hanley or Market Drayton: registration cancelled, service withdrawn. See service  73 for part replacement.
  • 77 D&G Bus PD1128125.78 Congleton - Kidsgrove: registration cancelled, service withdrawn. See service 318 for part replacement.
  • 99 D&G Bus PD1128125.80 Macclesfield - Congleton: registration cancelled, service withdrawn. See service 92 for part replacement to Buglawton.
  • 130 D&G Bus PC1090231.127 Macclesfield - Wilmslow - Handforth Dean: registration cancelled, service withdrawn. See new D&G 130 service for part replacement.
  • 289 Springfield Bus and Coach Northwich - Altrincham: registration cancelled, service withdrawn. See new service 89 for partial replacement.
  • 300 D&G Bus PC1090231.54 Knutsford Circular 01.04.18 registration cancelled, service withdrawn. See new service 88A for part replacement.
  • 315 D&G PC1090231.91 Rode Heath - Congleton: registration cancelled, service withdrawn. See service 317 and 318 for part replacement.
  • SB1, SB2, SB3 D&G Bus PC1090231.125 Sandbach Circulars: registration cancelled, service withdrawn. See services 316 and 317 for part replacement.

Saturday 31 March 2018

Good Friday 30 March 2018

  • Services are subject to change with a Sunday / BH service in operation on some routes. Please contact the operator for exact details.
  • Crewe Flexi Rider TSS PC1143085/1: registration cancelled, service withdrawn.

Monday 26 March 2018

  • 58 High Peak PC0001086/32 Macclesfield - Buxton & Chatsworth: route diverted via Black Road to replace withdrawn 1 service.
  • 1 High Peak PC0001086/59 Macclesfield to Forest Cottage: registration cancelled, service withdrawn.

Public transport is now provided by Transport Service Solutions (TSS) - a company owned and controlled by Cheshire East Council.

Bus Stop Information Displays

Passengers can find bus stop timetable displays at over 1100 bus stops in Cheshire East. Where possible we try to update the bus stop displays the day before a service change; although this can be a few days either side on occasion. Each display has a date at the top to show when it was last updated.

Road closures, gritting and disruption information

You can view all the roadworks and road closures in East Cheshire on the Cheshire East Highways Roadworks page.

Passengers and commuters are recommended to follow Cheshire East Highway's Twitter account to receive the latest information on Highway and Transport issues for East Cheshire:

During severe weather passengers and drivers are advised to check the weather forecast for Cheshire or visit the Met Office website for details of the latest weather forecast and weather warnings so they can make an informed decision before travelling.

Contact us



0300 123 5020

Monday to Friday 8:30 to 17:00

Postal Address only:

Transport Service Solutions
Cledford Lane
Middlewich
Cheshire
CW10 0JN

For Bus and Train times call Traveline 0871 200 22 33 calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

The English Traveline call centre opening hours are 7am to 10pm most days. You can find full details on Traveline's website.


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