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Crosspool buses painted in traditional colours to mark centenary

Two 51 buses have been painted in traditional livery to celebrate 100 years of motor buses in Sheffield. The first motorbus began operation between Broomhill and Lodge Moor via Crosspool on 15 February 1913. As part of the centenary celebrations, … Continue reading

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First: 51 bus ‘falls short on punctuality’

First, the operator of Crosspool’s main bus service, has admitted that the 51 falls short on punctuality at certain times of day. The operator carried out a month-long review of the service and identified several issues that the timetable doesn’t … Continue reading

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New ticket machines on 51 buses

New ticket machines and tickets have arrived on the 51 bus serving Crosspool. The new machines issue new-style of paper ticket and are also expected to be part of First’s plans to offer contactless payment for passengers. This means that … Continue reading

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51 bus: First responds to comments regarding frequency and reliability

At the last Crosspool Forum Open Meeting, residents raised the issue of the frequency and reliability of the 51 bus service. Our local councillor Geoff Smith has contacted First and asked us to publish the response he received. He appreciates … Continue reading

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Route 51 bus fare discounts to continue

Bus operator First has announced that the current discount fares on the 51 bus running from Lodge Moor to Charnock via town are to continue until at least March 2011. The promotional fares, which were launched last June, mean that … Continue reading

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