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Extract from Stockport Corporation Book : Marple Transport & Local Coaching Companies
Page 23 extracted from "Stockport Corporation" by Harry Postlethwaite 2008. A transport history album showing lst motor bus in 1908. Published by Venture Publications.
Two black & white advertisements for local coaching companies from 1961 & 1967…

Leaflet ; Greater Manchester Future Transport
Leaflet giving information on the Transport Innovation Fund and its plans to Transform Greater Manchester's transport network for the 2lst Century with funds from central Government
Information on Metrolink, buses, rail and road and linking…

Flyer on APT : Arranged Passenger Transport : 2000
Flyer giving information on new service from GMPT "Arranged Passenger Transport" and its phone, book and ride service which started in 27th February 2000 with map showing pick up areas and how to use service.

Material on New Bridge over River Goyt at Chadkirk : Alan Newton
Material on New Bridge over River Goyt at Chadkirk :
a. Leaflet produced by Stockport Borough Council, Sustrans and Connect2 on improving links between Offerton, Romiley and Marple by way of bridge of the Goyt at Chadkirk with map showing footpaths…

Newspaper cutting : "Marple's Growing Population Demands Adequate Travel Services" : 1970
Newspaper cutting from North Cheshire Herald 11th September 1970 "Marple's Growing Population Demands Adequate Travel Services" reporting on Chairman of Marple Councils report of local transport complaints.

Research / Correspondence :  Frank Clayton Motor Bus
Email correspondence and research information with newspaper cutting relating to Frank Clayton of Offerton and his application for two licences to run motor buses, further information on general transport history in the are. 2012

Early Bus Services : Mellor to New Mills by Tom Oldham
Two page essay on early bus services between Mellor and New Mills by Tom Oldham giving information and reminiscences of the service run by Tom Proven in the early 1920's

Cutting from Today's Railways 2014 : TfGM Backs Marple
Magazine cutting from Todays Railways UK Number 146 dated February 2014 with heading "TfGM backs Marple Tramtrains" reporting on Transport for Greater Manchester backed the development of proposals for introducing tramtrain operation between…

150 Years of Transport in Marple : 2015
Leaflet of events planned for 150 years of Transport in Marple celebration incorporating the Locks Festival July 1st - 5th 2015.

Marple's  lst Bus Service :  1908
Newspaper cutting from Manchester Evening News dated 1997 under the headline of "All aboard for Offerton" showing Marple's first bus driven by Mr Clayton in 1908 giving further information of Ann Heares book Marple & Mellor.
Paragraph from unknown…

Newspaper Cuttings relating to Buses
Newspaper cuttings relating to bus services in the Marple Area.
Dating from 2016.
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