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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Metro Shuttle Stockport

The Metro Shuttle is a frequent, free loop bus in Stockport that passes most of the major attractions and shopping areas in the town. The service has been in operation since 2007.

Metro Shuttle Stockport.


From Stockport Station the bus passes the Garrick Theatre and Hat Museum, Merseyway Shopping Centre, Sainsbury's, the Peel Centre, Tesco, Asda, Staircase HouseStockport MarketSt Mary's ChurchStockport Air Raid Shelters, Stockport Bus Station on Chestergate, the County and Magistrates courts, Stockport Town Hall, and then back to the Grand Central Leisure Complex and Stockport Station.

Buses are every 12 minutes. Mondays to Saturdays 8am – 6pm; Sundays 10.30am – 5pm

Metroshuttle services operate in Manchester city centre (where there are 3 routes) and Bolton as well as Stockport.

Further information: Transport for Greater Manchester

Metro Shuttle Stockport.


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Monday, January 9, 2017

Chester Station

Chester Station is the main railway station in Chester in the north west of England. Chester Station first opened in 1848 and was designed by architect Francis Thompson (1808–1895), known for his work on the railways. By the way, look out for the more recent carved wooden owls to deter pigeons. Chester Station was renovated in 2007.

Chester Station, Chester, UK.

Trains run by a variety of operators (Arriva, Virgin, Merseyrail, Northern) from Chester Station run to Manchester Piccadilly, Liverpool, Holyhead (for ferries to Dublin in Ireland), Stockport Station, Crewe (for trains to London Euston), Manchester Airport, Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street via Wrexham General and Llandudno.

Chester Station, Chester, England.

Various local bus services fan out from Chester Station including the X8 bus to Chester Zoo and a regular shuttle to Frodsham Street in Chester city centre every 6 minutes, Monday to Saturday.

Across the road from Chester Station is the Hallmark Hotel The Queen with a bar and cafe open to non-residents. Other nearby places to stay are the Belgrave Hotel and the Ormonde Guesthouse.

There is bicycle and car parking close to the station plus an ATM, a coffee shop and a newsagent inside the station building. A car hire outlet is close by.

Chester Station, UK.

Chester Station
City Road
Chester
Cheshire CH1 3NS

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