First Rochdale of Manchester.

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Picture of First Rochdale bus C41HDT in Rochdale
Photograph taken in Rochdale, during 1998
Livery no longer current
Vehicle no longer operated
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Address Rothesay Garage
OL1 3TR 
 Greater Manchester 
Telephone0161 627 2929 
Website address    Fleet List and books for First Rochdale, In Association with    

Service Details
The following may have subsequently changed and is intended as a guide.
1 bus service is listed on this site. Using a basic calculation (explained here) the following are guesses for the number of journeys operated per day:
   Monday-Friday: 13   Saturday: 78   Sunday: 44   

Express coach services are shown in bold and train/tramway services in bold italics.
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Num.Service (From/To)General Details
350   Ashton Under Lyne to Mossley    Mon to Fri (20 trips, 19 back) Sat (every 30 mins)   
   Ashton Under Lyne to Oldham   Only this direction, Mon to Fri (26 trips) Sat (every 30 mins) Sun (every 30 mins)   
   Mossley (Hey Farm Estate) to Ashton Under Lyne    Mon to Fri (5 trips, 1 back) Sat (6 trips, 1 back)   
   Oldham to Ashton Under Lyne   Only this direction, Mon to Fri (25 trips) Sat (every 30 mins) Sun (every 30 mins)   
   Oldham to Waterhead   Only this direction, Sun (1 trip)   
   Saddleworth (Greenfield) to Ashton Under Lyne   Only this direction, Mon to Fri (1 trip)   
   Waterhead to Oldham   Only this direction, Mon to Fri (1 trip) Sun (3 trips)   
    This company operates services in Greater Manchester county council's area.

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