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EventsMEDIA INVITATION: One month to go until Bee Network launch

MEDIA INVITATION: One month to go until Bee Network launch

Greater Manchester’s trailblazing Bee Network launches on 24 September, with the first tranche of bus services to be brought under local control in 40 years launching in Wigan, Bolton, parts of Bury and Salford.

Members of the media are invited to join the Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham and Transport Commissioner Vernon Everitt on Thursday, 24 August as they mark ‘one month to go’ until the launch of the Bee Network and franchised bus services.

The Mayor and Commissioner will provide an update on The Bee Network and outline a number of new network improvements, including more frequent and better integrated bus services and enhanced security measures. They will also unveil the new fleet of 50 Zero Emission Buses (ZEBs) that will enter service in September.

Following the update, The Mayor, Commissioner and other spokespeople will be available for one-to-one interviews and members of the media will also have an opportunity to look around the inside of a new Bee Network bus to gather content.

Where: Stagecoach Depot, Lockett Road, Wigan WN4 8DE

When: 11.45am to 1.00pm, Thursday, 24 August

Please note, the above is not for publication.

Please confirm your attendance by emailing [email protected], or by calling TfGM media relations on 0161 244 1055 or Charlotte Dobson on 07805812591. 

Sam Allcock
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