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Wigan bus station

on Sun Jul 16 2017, 14:19
when Wigan bus station closes a lot of services will stop Preston and Southport are just two can some kind person put the map of where the bus stops are going to be
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Sun Jul 16 2017, 14:34
Latest update - July 2017
The existing bus station will be closed for redevelopment after the last bus service on Sunday 30 July 2017.
During construction, temporary bus stops will be sited at the following locations:

Market Hall layby on New Market Street*
Hallgate
Richmond Street
Downing Street
King Street
Library Street
Parsons Walk

*To accommodate temporary bus stops in the Market Hall layby, taxi services will be temporarily relocated in the town centre




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Re: Wigan bus station

on Sun Jul 16 2017, 16:19
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Tue Aug 01 2017, 17:49
it closed on Sunday I went past today nowt has been done so I dont think it will be finished by Christmas 2018
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Tue Aug 01 2017, 18:08
Give em time. Its only been shut for 2 days
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Wed Aug 02 2017, 08:59
they should have started on it on day one
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Wed Aug 02 2017, 10:13
They did start it on day one, they were craning in metal shipping containers and yesterday it looked like they were cutting the concrete at the entrance to the bus station from fwog lane, as though they were going to dig up the concrete road into the bus station.

Taxis have done awreet over the first two days, but general public are very unhappy about it and I spoke to a bus driver last week and he said that 'they' as in all the bus drivers were very peed off about it and on about clever bus drivers, yesterday a bus driver pulled on to The Galleries Access Road Adjacent to New Market Street in an empty bus and the gaffers on there directed him to his bus stop with the instruction,, "go down there (pointing towards frog lane) "then left and then left again",,, daft bugger, brain of Britain, turned left into the bottom of Market Street and drove right up to where it's the no entry sign, in a double decker bus and then the gaffers had to reverse him out of there clown
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Wed Aug 02 2017, 13:09
It's them bus spotter what'll cop it.

Then again, it may add a bit of excitement if the 586 has a new departure location. Let alone the variety if it has an alternative arrival point.
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Re: Wigan bus station

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Re: Wigan bus station

on Thu Aug 03 2017, 22:05
They are not messing about are they Very Happy
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Thu Aug 03 2017, 22:25
Didnt take em long

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Re: Wigan bus station

on Thu Aug 03 2017, 22:32
Today an owd chap walked around from The Galleries Access Road Adjacent to New Market Street  to the taxi rank on Market Street and flashed his bus pass and demanded to be taken to Chorley, he had missed the Chorley bus which now goes from the  The Galleries Access Road Adjacent to New Market Street and he had demanded that the bus station staff on there, send him by taxi to Chorley, because it was their fault that he had missed his bus, because they had moved the bus stop, so to get rid of him they said "well if you want a taxi they are there around the corner" hence that is how we ended up dealing with him and he was going going mental, the taxi driver explained that we had nothing to doo with the buses, but he wouldn't be told, so he was giving it "are you refusing to take me" and "I am going to report you" and all that and the taxi driver said "look I am not refusing to take you to Chorley, but it will cost you about twenty pounds" and he weren't an happy bunny that chap clown
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Fri Aug 04 2017, 11:43
Poor fella. Was there not a later bus he could catch?
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Fri Aug 04 2017, 12:01
The main issue with the Chorley stop is that it moves depending on day and time....pain in the arris for folk needing to use it....
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Fri Aug 04 2017, 12:44
It moves? 

It is the first one, Chorley bus, the first bus stop around corner from Market Street.
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Fri Aug 04 2017, 16:50
after 7pm and Sundays its a different stop....
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Fri Aug 04 2017, 16:51
Some buses are parked Opposite the entrance to Uncle Joes.

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Re: Wigan bus station

on Wed Apr 11 2018, 10:17
Space-age roof in place at Wigan bus terminus

The installation of the roof – which is partly made up of Ethylene Tetra Fluoro Ethylene (ETFE), the same material used in the domes at Cornwall’s Eden Project and for the roofs at Bolton, Rochdale and Altrincham interchanges – is now complete. The ETFE sections of the roof are fully recyclable and extremely durable as it is unaffected by sunlight, pollution and weathering. It is a largely clear material too, creating a bright environment in the bus station and reducing the facility’s energy consumption.

Read more at: https://www.wigantoday.net/news/transport/space-age-roof-in-place-at-wigan-bus-terminus-1-9109263






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Re: Wigan bus station

on Wed Apr 11 2018, 11:24
Looks like an unused Johnny.
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Thu Apr 12 2018, 11:29
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Thu Apr 12 2018, 12:40
I don't like it....
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Thu Apr 12 2018, 16:22
I think its ok. Wait and see what its like from the inside.
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Thu Apr 12 2018, 17:37
Can't see too many people going to Downing Street to catch a bus.
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Re: Wigan bus station

on Thu Jul 19 2018, 15:57
It should be coming on a treat by now

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Re: Wigan bus station

on Tue Oct 02 2018, 15:38
Can't be long till it opens, anyone know when?
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