Changes to Cheshire East and West

From Sunday 14th November 2021.

From Sunday 14th November 2021, significant changes will be made to timetables and routes of services in the Crewe, Macclesfield, Northwich and Winsford areas.

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  • New through connections between Weaverham and Rudheath
  • New through connections from Barnton to Leftwich and Kingsmead
  • More direct connections from Northwich to Winsford and Crewe
  • New local Winsford service connecting the town

Summary details of the changes are listed below.

Services in Northwich, Winsford and Crew

Service 1 - Northwich to Weaverham and Rudheath

Service 1 will be extended from Northwich to Rudheath, providing a through service between Weaverham and Rudheath every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday. This extended route will replace the current service 2 which will be withdrawn.

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Serivce 4 - Barnton to Northwich, Leftwich and Kingsmead

The current service 4 route between Barnton and Northwich is revised to service the Winnington housing estate and extended from Northwich to service Leftwich and Kingsmead in a clockwise loop every 30 minutes Mondays to Saturdays. This extended route will replace services 29, 29B and 37A in Kingsmead and Leftwich.

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Service 6 and 6E - Leighton Hospital to Crewe Brookhouse and Shavington (6E only)

No changes to route. Minor changes to times: service operates every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday.

NEW Service 7A and 7C

  • 7A: Winsford Industrial Estate - Bradbury Road - Winsford High Street - Grange Estate - St Johns Drive - Glebe Green - Winsford High Street - Railway Station - Winsford Industrial Estate
  • 7C: Winsford Industrial Estate - Railway Station - Winsford High Street - Glebe Green - St Johns Drive - Grange Estate - Winsford High Street - Bradbury Road - Winsford Industrial Estate

The new Winford local services 7A and 7C provide new links across Winsford from the Industrial Estate, Railway Station, through the town centre and Glebe Green Drive. Services will operate a combined 30-minute Monday to Saturday frequency.

The new services cover sections of the revised services 31 and 37 to create a more local service.

Services also replace sections of the withdrawn service 29.

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Services 29 and 29B - Northwich to Winsford

Services will be withdrawn. Please see extended service 4 and new services 7A and 7C for replacement journeys. Please see services 31 and 37 for journeys between Winsford and Northwich.

Services 31 and 31W - Northwich to Winsford, Leighton Hospital and Crewe

Service 31 between Northwich and Winsford will be re-routed, no longer operating to Moulton Estate but will operate via Jack Lane and no longer operate via Bradbury Road to provide a more direct and quicker service. Combining with revised 37 to provide a 30-minute Monday to Saturday service between Northwich and Winsford. For Bradbury Road, please see new local services 7A and 7C for replacement journeys.

Service 31W will operate between Winsford and Crewe (as per 31 route), combining with service 31 to provide a 30-minute Monday to Saturday service between Winsford and Crewe. This replace current 31A.

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Service X31 - Northwich to Over St Johns Drive (Nightlife Express, formerly X29) 

Service X29 is re-numbered X31.  No changes to route or times, service runs Friday and Saturday evenings only.

Services 37 and 37W - Northwich to Winsford, Middlewich, Sandbach and Crewe 

Service 37 is extended to operate to/from Northwich (replacing 37A).  Route between Northwich and Winsford will be revised (as per 31 route) to provide a more direct and quicker service, combining with service 31 to provide a 30-minute Monday to Saturday service between Northwich and Winsford.  Service will no longer operate via Kingsmead (please see service 4 for replacement journeys) or Davenham.  Route between Winsford and Crewe will be unchanged.

Service 37W will operate between Winsford and Sandbach, combining with service 37 to provide a 30-minute Monday to Saturday service between Winsford and Sandbach (journeys on service 37 extend past Sandbach to Crewe hourly). Evening journeys numbered 37E will be renumbered 37W.

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Service 38 - Crewe to Sandbach, Congleton and Macclesfield 

No changes to route. Minor changes to times, service will continue to operate hourly Monday to Saturday.

Services 84 and 84A - Crewe to Nantwich, Tarporley, Tarvin and Chester 

No changes to route. Minor changes to times with additional early evening journeys introduced. Operates every 20-minutes Monday to Saturday between Crewe and Nantwich, extending hourly to Chester. On Sundays additional morning journeys will be introduced between Nantwich and Crewe; service operates hourly.

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Services in Macclesfield

Services 2 and 2A - Macclesfield to Weston

Services are withdrawn.

Service 3 - Macclesfield to Weston

No changes to route or times, service operates every 30-minutes Monday to Saturday.

Service 4 - Macclesfield to Upton Priory 

No changes to route or times, service operates every 30-minutes Monday to Saturday.

Services 5 and 6 - Macclesfield to Fallibroome Road 

No changes to route or times, service operates early morning and early evening only.

Service 9 - Macclesfield to Moss Rose Estate 

No changes to route or times, service operates every 30-minutes Monday to Saturday.

Service 10 - Macclesfield to Hurdsfield and Bollington 

Service will be re-routed to operate via Hurdsfield, Astra Zeneca then onto Bollington every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday. All journeys will be numbered 10. Services will operate a one-way loop through Macclesfield, in via Silk Road and out via Churchill Way. Replaces withdrawn services 21 and 21A.  

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Services 21 and 21A - Macclesfield to Hurdsfield

Services are withdrawn. For replacement journeys, please see revised services 10.

Service 38 - Crewe to Sandbach, Congleton and Macclesfield 

No changes to route.  Minor changes to times; service will continue to operate hourly Monday to Saturday.

 

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