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New Alton Towers Bus Service


Andy C

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From 29th March Hulleys of Baslow is running a new limited stop  X71 bus on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holiday Mondays from Sheffield and Chesterfield to Alton Towers.

 

departs Sheffield Interchange 08:40

picks up Heeley Retail Park, Woodseats Library (08:50) and Meadowhead The Norton

then via Whittington Moor, Chesterfield, Brampton, Baslow, Bakewell, Moneyash, Hartington and Peak Wildlife Park

arrives Alton Towers 10:23

 

Sets off back from Alton Towers at 17:22.

 

http://www.hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/hulleys1921/

http://www.derbysbus.info/times/

 

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15 hours ago, MJ01 said:

Are they using their little bus for this route or The Big One?

Hulleys have mini/midi/normal buses - I would imagine they will use whatever they have available to gauge initial demand and then decide on a suitable vehicle for regular use.

33 minutes ago, Runningman said:

Will a Senior Citizen bus pass be able to be used on this service ?

ENCTS passes are valid on all services - I think.

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I await the inevitible Star article, complete with sad faces when someone sends their kids, unaccompanied, to Alton Towers for the day and the kids don't leave the park on time & miss the bus, the kids then will lie to get out of trouble.

"Bus firm leaves kids behind at Alton Towers" 

 

You know it and I know it will happen.

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8 hours ago, Baron99 said:

Only one bus leaving the Interchange at 8:40?

 

Surely it'll be full by the time it reaches Woodseats, if not before?

 

Wouldn't a second, separate bus leaving Chesterfield at around the same time be appropriate? 

You have a lot more faith in the service than I do

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On 11/02/2020 at 13:21, Baron99 said:

Only one bus leaving the Interchange at 8:40?

 

Surely it'll be full by the time it reaches Woodseats, if not before?

 

Wouldn't a second, separate bus leaving Chesterfield at around the same time be appropriate? 

Would be very surprised if it’s full when it arrives at Alton towers never mind full at STI

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