GM Buses

GM Buses was the main bus company serving the ten metropolitan districts of Greater Manchester, a metropolitan county in North West England. The company was public owned by Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive, which is a public body responsible for co-ordinating public transport services in the Greater Manchester area. The company was split in in 1992 into GM Buses North and GM Buses South in order to increase competition for services in the area, before they were taken over by First Group and Stagecoach Group respectively.

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History - New GM Buses
... GM Buses Ltd (NEW) Former type Bus (Trading Name of UK North Buses) Industry Bus transport Fate Banned from Roads By North West Traffic Commissioner ... They used a logo previously used by GM Buses in the late 1980s and early 1990s and a picture indicating the depot that the bus is operating from ... lived as in December 2006, UK North and GM Buses services were suspended during the Christmas period, due to safety fears after several buses were involved in accidents a man was killed in an incident ...
Stagecoach Manchester
... is the trading name of Greater Manchester Buses South Limited, and is a major operator of bus services in Greater Manchester ... The company was formerly known as (however still legally named) GM Buses (South) Ltd ... was formed as a management buyout of the southern area of GM Buses (which originated from Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive's bus division) ...
Automatic Transmission Modes
... However, buses in Hong Kong (Kowloon Motor Bus) do not have Parking mode (P), instead, they are using a single lever to prevent the whole bus from moving ... the car's engine can be started, the other being Neutral (N) (Buses in Hong Kong mentioned above has to be in Neutral mode (N) ONLY before the engine can be started) ... The Park position is omitted on buses/coaches (and some road tractors) with automatic transmission (on which a parking pawl is not practical), which must be placed in neutral with the air-operated parking ...
Citibus Tours - History
... In 1983 it obtained a road service license, and began to compete with GM Buses on their Centreline route in Manchester, and on the route between Manchester and Blackley, in early 1986 ... The Centreline route was abandoned following accusations of aggressive tactics by GM Buses drivers ... Citibus was then sold on to GM Buses North in 1995 ...
Stotts Tours (Oldham) - History - 1986 To 1997
... They acquired two former West Yorkshire PTE buses initially followed by three former South Yorkshire PTE Fleetlines ... Lees - Oldham - Hathershaw - Ashton (to compete with GM Buses services 409 and 427.) 413 Sholver - Moorside - Oldham - Royton - Thornham (to compete with GM Buses services 170 and 409.) 414/424 Oldham - Holts ... was popular with passengers, as they offered cheaper fares than GM Buses, who were the main bus operator in Oldham and Greater Manchester as well as regular drivers ...