Changes to your Winsford and Macclesfield network

From 14th November 2021, we will be making changes to your services in Winsford and Macclesfield.

Northwich, Winsford, Crewe & Chester

Service 1

Northwich – Weaverham – Northwich - Rudheath – Northwich

Services I and 2 have been integrated to provide one through service for customers on a 30-minute basis 

Service 4A/4C

4A: Northwich – Winnington – Barnton - Northwich – Kingsmead – Leftwich – Northwich

4C: Northwich – Winnington – Barnton - Northwich– Leftwich – Kingsmead – Northwich

Service 4 is now operating via the Winnington housing estate, and extending through Northwich serving Leftwich and Kingsmead (Replacing the 29 and 37 services in these areas) in a clockwise or anti-clockwise loop, 30-minute frequency

Service 31/31W

31: Northwich – Winsford – Leighton Hospital – Crewe 

31W: Winsford – Leighton Hospital - Crewe 

31 service now operates direct from Northwich to Winsford offering a combined frequency (30 minutes) with the revised 37 service that will operate the same route between Northwich and Winsford, 60-minute frequency.  The service will no longer serve Glebe Green or Bradbury Rd which will now be served by the new services 7A and 7C to provide a more direct link between Northwich through to Crewe. 

31W service will operate the revised 31 route from Winsford through to Crewe via Leighton Hospital, 60-minute frequency, combined 30-minute frequency with the 31 service.  

Service 37/37W

37: Northwich – Winsford – Middlewich - Sandbach – Crewe

37W: Winsford – Middlewich – Sandbach

37 service now operates direct from Northwich to Winsford offering a combined frequency (30-minute) with the revised 31 service that will operate the same route between Northwich and Winsford, 60-minute frequency.  The service will no longer operate into the Moulton estate but will serve Jack Road. The Kingsmead estate will now be served with the 4A and 4C services. From Winsford to Crewe the service will operate the current route.

37W service will operate from Winsford to Sandbach via Middlewich along the current 37 route, 60-minute frequency, combined 30 minute frequency with the 37 service.

Service 7A/7C

7A: Winsford Industrial Est – Bradbury Rd - Winsford High St – Grange Estate – St Johns Dr – Glebe Green – Winsford High St – Railway Station - Winsford Industrial estate

7C: Winsford Industrial Est - Railway Station - Winsford High St – Glebe Green – St Johns Dr – Grange Estate – Winsford High St – Bradbury Rd - Winsford Industrial estate

7A/7C New Winsford local services giving customers a service in both directions and providing new links across Winsford from the industrial estate, railway station through the town centre through to Glebe Green Drive, combined 30-minute frequency.  Service is covering sections of the services 31 and 37 to create a more local service.

Service 6/6E

Leighton Hospital – Crewe – Brookhouse Estate – Crewe – Leighton Hospital  

6 service routes will remain as current, 30-minute frequency. 

Service 84/84A

84: Crewe – Nantwich – Tarporley – Tarvin – Chester

84A: Crewe – Nantwich 

Services route will remain as current, Crewe – Chester 60-minute service, Crewe - Nantwich 20-minute service 

Service 38

Crewe – Sandbach – Congleton – Macclesfield

Service will remain on current route; departure times have altered on a 60-minute frequency.

Service X31

Northwich – Winsford – Over, St Johns Drive (nightlife express) 

Service will be renumbered a X31 with the same route and timetable at the current X29.

*Note services 29, 29B, X29 will no longer operate and be integrated in the above changes

Macclesfield 

Service 3

Macclesfield – Weston – Macclesfield 

Service 3 route will remain as current, 30-minute frequency.

Service 4

Macclesfield – Kennedy Avenue – Macclesfield

Service 4 route will remain as current, 30-minute frequency.

Service 5

Macclesfield – Fallibroome Rd – Macclesfield 

Service 5 route will remain as current, early evening trips.

Service 6

Macclesfield – Fallibroome Rd – Macclesfield 

Service 5 route will remain as current, AM and PM trip.

Service 9

Macclesfield – Parkgate Rd – Macclesfield

Service 9 route will remain as current, 30-minute frequency.

Service 10

Macclesfield – Hurdsfield – Tytherington – Bollington

Service will now operate from Macclesfield via Hurdsfield by Astra Zeneca through then to Bollington, service route changes will replace the service 21.  The service will also now operate a one way loop through Macclesfield in via Silk Road out via Churchill way, 30-minute frequency

*Note services 2 and 21 will no longer operate and be integrated in the above changes.

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