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Press Release - Latest News and Announcements

Upcoming News and Changes for 2014

3rd November 2014

GHA Wrexham area

Timetable amendements to

- 23 (Summerhill) Increased journeys during mid-morning (Every 20 mins)

- 41 (Wrexham Ind Est) Increased frequency during peak times

Service 43 will be withdrawn

GHA Cheshire area

Timetable amendements to 82,82B,X82 (Northwich)

Bryn Melyn Service 96

Minor Timetable changes - Now serves Stirchley Avenue on every trip - 96 Shrewsbury - Telford

2nd November 2014

Barmouth/Wrexham changes from X94 to T3 - New timetable includes more daytime departures

T3 Timetable - Mon-Sat

T3 Timetable - Sun & Bank Hols

Snowdon Sherpa S1 and S2 withdrawn - Will now be operated by Express Motors

27th October 2014

New GHA services registered in Cheshire East:

- 8A Wistaston Green/Crewe/Sydney

- 9 Crewe/Wistaston

- 42 Congleton/Crewe

- 90,92,93 Congleton Circular

Variation to existing services in Cheshire East:

- 6E Shavington/Crewe/Leighton Hospital (Route revised to serve Gresty Road, Rail House using new right hand turn from Nantwich Road)

- 27/27/27B Macclesfield/Knutsford (Improved Timetable - more journeys)

- 39 Crewe/Nantwich (Improved Timetable and route)

- 51/52/52a/53 Nantwich/Delamere Road (Service 53 withdrawn)

- 72/73/75 Nantwich/Whitchurch/Market Drayton (Service 75 withdrawn)

- Connect 88 Knutsford/Altrincham (Journeys increased to half hourly)

Connect 88 will be operated by brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 vehicles, featuring Leather Seats, WIFI and tables.

13th October 2014

Timetable changes to 91/95 Melyn-y-wig Wexham

5th October 2014

Withdrawal of 15 and 21 Evening Mon-Sat

GHA will no longer run Cheshire West Evening Services 15 (Chester - Blacon - Saughall) and 21 (Chester - Helsby - Frodsham)

The 21 Sunday/Bank Holiday Service will continue to run with timetable amendments

18th August 2014

GHA will be starting a new commercially run service in Cheshire. Service 45 (Northwich to Warrington) - Timetable

Cheshire Service 82(X82,82B) revised timetable - 82/X82/82B Chester - Northwich

4th August 2014

Service 36 - Ellesmere Port to Runcorn will run to a different timetable, primarily to improve the quality and punctuality of this service - New Timetable

Timetable and route alterations will take affect on Vale of Llangollen Service 19 (Macclesfield - Prestbury) - New Timetable

7th July 2014

New timetables added

Evening Service - 38 Crewe - Macclesfield

Mon-Fri Service - 77 Congleton - Kidsgrove

16th June 2014

On behalf of Flintshire County Council, GHA Coaches will be operating a revised timetable on the 14 Mold to Denbigh RuraL Service from the above date - 14 Denbigh - Mold

Also a new Service Mon-Sat with numbers 21, 21A and 21B will be operating around Buckley with hourly trips from Buckley Railway Station serving the local area. The timetable is here (21, 21A, 21B Buckley Circular)

2nd June 2014

Revised timings on 8 Sealand Manor to Mold - New 8 Timetable

Also the 9 Service will feature an extra mid-afternoon journey (Highlighted in Timetable) - See Here (Connahs Quay - Chester)

1st June 2014

Fare and Ticket Information

As from the above date there will be fare revisions on most of our services, please visit the Fares page for the lastest prices.

31st May 2014

27th May 2014

Revised timetable on Vale Travel 2V Wrexham - Cefn Mawr. New 2V Timetable

26th May 2014

Sunday/Bank Holiday 5A Wrexham - Llangollen - Chirk

NEW TIMETABLE

Following WCBC funding cuts the 5A will no longer operate the Llangollen - Chirk section of the route, the evening journeys will also be withdrawn.

The new improved daytime timetable will operate Wrexham - Llangollen on both 5A and 5C.

Sunday GHA routes 5A, 5C and X94 will provide a 30 minute frequency of buses from Wrexham to Llangollen during 'most' of the day. There will be no change to the current X94 timetable and will provide the evening transport via Wrexham and Llangollen.

25th May 2014

Changes to Wrexham - Llangollen Services

Mon-Sat - 5M Acrefair Wrexham via Rhos/Penycae

Following WCBC cuts in funding, this journey will now be operated commercially by GHA Coaches on a trial basis. Arriva tickets will no longer be valid.

Mon-Sat - 5 Wrexham Llangollen Corwen

The 6:50am Wrexham to Corwen and 7:40am Corwen to Wrexham will no longer operate and will be replaced by a new journey; 6:40am Vauxhall Industrial Estate to Llangollen (arr 6:55am). 7:00am Llangollen to Wrexham. 7:30am Wrexham to Llangollen. 8:00am Llangollen to Wrexham.

18th May 2014 - Major Changes Below (Wrexham)

The following Wrexham Services will be Terminated from 18th May 2014

2E Wrexham - Chirk

23A Wrexham - Coed-y-Glyn

31 Wrexham - Marchweil

60 Glyn Ceiriog - Oswestry

44E Wrexham - Barkers Lane (Evening Journeys)

141/142 Wrexham - Bwlchgwyn - Wrexham - Holt (Replaced by 11/41A/41E)

146 Wrexham - Whitchurch (Sunday Only)

Wrexham Town Link Service

GHA will be taking over Wrexham Sunday Services 3 and 4 - Wrexham to Penycae (Previously Arriva). Also 35A (Brand New Service) and 37 (Previously Arriva) - Hourly circular service from Wrexham Bus Station to Barkers Lane, Borras and Queensway/Rhosnesni.

3 and 4 Timetable (Sunday and Bank Holiday)

35A Timetable (Sunday and Bank Holiday) - 37 Timetable (Sunday and Bank Holiday)

Timetable changes to Wrexham to Moss (17), Trevalyn (34),  WIE (41), Glyn Ceiriog (64/65), Pengwern (97) and Whitchurch (146) -

New 17 Wrexham - Moss Timetable

New 34 Wrexham - Trevalyn Timetable

New 41 Wrexham - Wrexham Industrial Estate Timetable

New 64 Llanarmon DC - Glyn Ceiriog - Llangollen Timetable

New 65 Wrexham - Glyn Ceiriog - Llanarmon DC Timetable

New 97 Llangollen - Pengwern Estate Timetable

New 146 Wrexham - Whitchurch Timetable

New Services taking the place of the 141/142 Evening Service -

11 Wrexham - Minera - Bwlchgwyn

41A/41E Wrexham - Holt - Overton

6th April 2014

Timetable changes to Cheshire East 6E Leighton Hospital to Crewe evening service. Journeys will no longer serve the Rail House. - 6E Changes

1st April 2014

A revised timetable on Brymbo 15, Barkers Lane 44 and a new hourly Service 43, which will run from Wrexham Bus Station to Norfolk Road (via current 44 route), then to Wrexham Industrial Estate.

Meanwhile two new Shropshire Services are starting with Bryn Melyn Ltd...

 - 205 Whitchurch Town Circular

and

 - 96 Telford - Shrewsbury

...also Bryn Melyn 501 Service (Ellesmere to Shrewsbury) will start from/extend to Ruabon on the first and last journey, along with other minor ammendments  - 501 Ellesmere - Shrewsbury

29th March 2014

X22 Winsford - Liverpool

Following funding cuts by Cheshire West Council Service X22 was due to finish 29th March. Winsford Town Council have now agreed to fund this service to continue and (subject to Traffic Commissioner approval), this service will continue to operate the present timetable until further notice.

26th January 2014

New Sunday and Bank Holiday journeys starting on 82 (Chester - Northwich) Service - Timetable here 82 Chester - Northwich

Revision of the timetable on commercialy run 130 Service between Manchester - Macclesfield. 130 Manchester - Macclesfield

Upcoming News and Changes for 2013

23rd December 2013

GHA Coaches will now be running the X94 Service (Wrexham - Barmouth) exclusively, using larger modern vehicles weekly Mon-Sat in addition to Sunday and Bank Holiday. For the Timetable see here X94 Wrexham - Barmouth

7th November 2013

New Service launched in Flintshire between Sealand Manor and Mold, running every 2 hours Mon-Sat. 8 Sealand Manor - Shotton - Queensferry - Northop - Mold

4th November 2013

GHA have taken on a new Service between Wrexham and The Industrial Estate via Rhosddu/Acton/Borras - The Service will run every 2 hours until 13:15 then hourly until 17:45. 13 Wrexham - Rhosddu - Wrexham Industrial Estate

9th September 2013

The new 9 and X9 Timetables are now published. New 9 Timetable - New X9 Timetable

31st August 2013

Wrexham Shoppa 101 Service will end from the above date.

25th August 2013

The DB5 and DB6 will be replaced by the following new services...

8 (New Service) Chester Bus Exchange - Vicars Cross - Hoole - Chester (Sunday and Bank Hol)

8 Timetable

15 (New Service) Chester Bus Exchange - Saughall (Mon-Sat and Sunday and Bank Hol)

15 Timetable

21 (New Service) Chester Bus Exchange - Hoole Road - Mickle Trafford - Helsby - Frodsham (Mon-Sat and Sunday and Bank Hol)

21 Timetable

3rd August 2013

During the National Eisteddfod 2013, which is being held in the Maes - Denbighshire from the 3rd Aug to the 10th Aug, GHA Coaches will be operating a special X50 Service - X50 Eisteddfod Special Timetable

1st July 2013

Ellesmere Port Circular Route 6 will now run every 20 minutes from Ellesmere Port Bus Station rather than every 30 minutes, see the proposed timetable - New Ellesmere Port 6 Timetable

Increased journeys on X52 Denbigh to Rhyl, see new timetable - Improved X50-X52 Times

Cheshire DB1 Service (Mold to Blacon) will receive minor timetable amendments, the 13:57 from Blacon will now terminate in Hope at 14:53 instead of Higher Kinnerton at 14:49. Also, the 19:10 from Treuddyn will terminate at Abermorddu. DB1 Mold - Blacon

20th May 2013

Mold to Ellesmere Port SP1/SP2 Services will terminate in Ellesmere Port Bus Station and no longer serve Ellesmere Port Train Station. The rest of the timetable will remain the same as previously.

1st May 2013

Cheshire West Rural Services, run by Vale of Llangollen Travel, namely the C88 (Monday only) and 38 (Monday only) will be cancelled and no longer operate. Services C87 (Friday only) and C89 (Wednesday only) will now be registered to GHA Coaches but remain otherwise unchanged.

Real Ale Trail - Saturday 13th April 2013

The sucessful and very popular 'Real Ale Trail' has been organised in Flintshire and we will be running buses from 11am and 11pm every 30 minutes. You can find all the information about the event on the official Real Ale Trail website below.

Real Ale Trail Flintshire Website

Easter Running Schedule

Click below to bring up our easter running times

On Good Friday and Easter Monday we will also be running additional special services on the following routes:

23 Wrexham - Summerhill

44 Wrexham - Barkers Lane

15 Wrexham - Brymbo

Easter Sunday will be normal Sunday operating service

8th April 2013

On the request of Wrexham County Bourough Council, fares on school buses will increase

4th April 2013

GHA will be taking over the Cheshire East Service 27 which runs from Macclesfield to Knutsford via Chelford. The timetable we will be operating to is here -> 27,27A,27B Timetable

1st April 2013

Important changes to concessionary travel in Cheshire

If you carry a concessionary pass and use it in Cheshire please click the image below

also...

We have been informed by Flintshire, Denbighshire and Gwynedd Council that new fares will apply for BwsAbout, DeeRover and RedRover tickets from the 1st April 2013.

BwsAbout DeeRover RedRover
OLD NEW OLD NEW OLD NEW
Adult £5.00 £5.50 £3.90 £4.30 £6.40 £6.80
Child £2.50 £2.80 £2.00 £2.20 £3.20 £3.40
OAP £2.50 £2.50   £2.20    
Young Person £3.90 £4.10   £3.30    
Family £10.00 £11.00 £8.00 £8.80    

24th March 2013

As from the above date GHA Coaches will be taking over from Arriva in operating the Cheshire 6E Service (Shavington - Crewe - Leighton Hospital) Monday to Friday (evenings only). Slight timetable amendments have been drawn up to coincide with GHA operating this service. 6E Shavington - Crewe - Leighton Hospital Timetable

11th March 2013

On behalf of Gwynedd County Council, GHA will be operating the X94 on an emergency contract Mon-Sat evenings from 11th March. X94 Wrexham - Barmouth Mon-Sat (evenings only)

4th March 2013

We have gained a new Mon-Sat Service in the locality of Cheshire East Council, previously numbered 391 and run by Bakerbus. The new P1 Service will run hourly from Middlewood (via Poynton) to Hazel Grove - P1 Middlewood - Poynton - Hazel Grove New Timetable

16th February 2013

272 Neston - Arrowe Park Hospital will cease to operate, this service was run on a temporary short term basis.

1st February 2013

Fare reviews have taken place and will come into effect on the 1st of Feb, please see the Ticket Prices Page for the updated Fare Prices.

21st January 2013

The X36 between Ellesmere Port and Runcorn will be running half hourly trips in each direction Mon-Sat. Passengers getting off at Ellesmere Port Rail Station will only have a 10 minute wait for the train departing to Liverpool. In addition there will be a new Sunday Service between Ellesmere Port Bus and Rail Station and Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village, running half hourly trips. See the new and improved timetable - Number 36 Bus Timetable

20th January 2013

Sunday and Bank Holiday GHA Service T3 Wrexham to Barmouth renamed back to X94 - X94 Barmouth Bus Timetable

13th January 2013

130 Service between Macclesfield and Manchester Piccadilly via Wilmslow will now be run by GHA on Sundays and Bank Holidays from 13th Jan. 130 Macclesfield - Manchester Bus Timetable

7th January 2013

We will be starting a new evening service called the 21E, operating between Chester and Frodsham via Kingsway, Mickle Trafford and Helsby. Our DeeBee branded buses will be used on the route. For a timetable please go - 21E Chester - Frodsham

Also...

Revisions on the DB5 Huntington - Chester - Lache evening Service. The DB5 now serves the Bus Exchange in Chester as well as all previous stops. DB5 revised timetable

2012 Changes - New Services Launched!

Christmas and New Year Holidays Schedule

Over the Christmas holiday period we will be operating to different timetables on many services. This mostly concerns the 24th (Christmas Eve), 25th (Christmas Day), 26th (Boxing Day) and New Years Eve+Day. Normal School Holiday service will resume on the 2nd of January 2013. Our 2012/2013 holiday schedule can be found here

27th December 2012

Vale Travel News...

The 56 Nantwich - Tiverton Service (via Sprustow and Bunbury) and the 83 Bulkeley - Chester (via Bunbury and Huxbury) will be reinstated after previously facing cancellation due to reductions in subsidies from Cheshire East Council. Vale's 108 Leek to Fallibroome Service will be cancelled due to financial support being withdrawn by Cheshire East Council. Part of the route may be registered and operated on a commercial basis, between Macclesfield and Fallibroome High School. We cannot confirm this at present.

24th December 2012

Between the 24th December 2012 and 16th February 2013 we will be operating part of the 272 Service between Arrowe Park Hospital and Neston (via Heswall). The service will continue to Ellesmere Port, then back to Neston, this part of the route will be run by Aintree Coachline on a commercial basis. The future of this service beyond Feb 2013 remains unclear. See the timetable - 272 Neston Arrowe Park Times

23rd December 2012

SP2 Mold > E/Port Service, Sunday & B/Holl - This service was run as a Trial Service by GHA & Flint CC to ascertain demand on Sundays. Due to lack of patronage and austerity measures this service is withdrawn after operation on Sunday 23rd Dec. We would like to thank customers who have used this service for their custom. Please note - Mondays > Saturdays service SP1 & SP2 remain unchanged.

10th December 2012

Changes at Bryn Melyn Ltd...

Bryn Melyn Shropshire Services 501 and 576 (running between Ellesmere and Oswestry respectively) and 63 Service (Oswestry - Rhyn Park School) have all been subjected to timetable amendments. Follow the links for the new timetables. 501 Service - 576 Service - 63 Service

Also...

The 502 Ellesmere to Wrexham will cease to operate from the above date.

4th November 2012

Our Sunday Barmouth Service, the X94, will be renamed as the 'T3'. Minor timetable amendments will occur as can be seen here - X94 Wrexham - Barmouth

1st October 2012

We are now running the Cheshire East 200 Service which runs between Wilmslow and Manchester Airport via Styal. To view the times of the buses click - 200 Service

17th September 2012

The X36 Service is changing - Will now stop serving Liverpool John Lennon Airport. The service will still be known as the X36 but will revert to a similar timetable as the old 36 which ran before the X36 took over. The service will run, as previously, between Ellesmere Port and Runcorn. See the upcoming timetable - X36 Timetable

11th August 2012

82 Service from Chester to Northwich will have a revised timetable, Saturday will offer half hourly journeys. See the new timetable - 82,82A,82B and X82 Timetable

1st August 2012

Our Vale of Llangollen company have taken on the 19, 19X Macclesfield to Prestbury route in Cheshire, the timetable and route are the same as previous, we have added the timetable - 19,19X Timetable

6th July 2012

Ellesmere Port town services 6 and 7 will have timetable amendments. Service 7 will now extend to Rivacre.

18th June 2012

New service in Cheshire West area linking Neston and Burton villages. Will be numbered service 23 and will run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. See the timetable Neston 23 Service

6th June 2012

X36 AirLink Launches:

Ellesmere Port Bus/Rail Station - Cheshire Oaks - Helsby - Frodsham - Runcorn - Liverpool Airport. Replaces current 36 Service. X36 runs hourly between Ellesmere Port and Liverpool Airport with connections at Ellesmere Port with our SP1 and SP2 from Mold and Deeside.

28th May 2012

Revised 5 timetable which also has extra journeys in the morning and evening. Read the new timetable - Service 5 - Wrexham to Llangollen Bus Timetable

6th May 2012

5A and 5C Wrexham and Cefn Mawr to Llangollen and Chirk. Major changes to Sunday and Bank Holiday Service. The improved 5A will run hourly from Wrexham through Cefn Mawr to Llangollen with 8 buses extending to/from Chirk.

New Service 5C introduced between Wrexham and Cefn Mawr (via Gwilym Lane).

Combined services 5A and 5C will provide buses every 30 minutes between Cefn Mawr and Wrexham on a Sunday. Please note this service is now run on a commercial basis by GHA Coaches, as a result Arriva Day/Week tickets will no longer be valid for travel.

21st April 2012

61, 62 and 63 Services to be withdrawn early June, more info coming soon. This service is being withdrawn by Denbighshire County Council except for school workings.

2nd April 2012

Minor improvements and timetable changes to Service 6 (Wrexham - Ruabon) and Service 146 (Wrexham - Whitchurch).

26th March 2012

Shoppa 101 arrives! New Wrexham town centre Shoppa Hoppa Service linking Wrexham General Rail Station Wrexham Bus Station and town centre shops. Runs every 30 minutes between 9:15am and 3:15pm Monday to Saturday.

3rd Jan 2012

Ruthin - Mold - Chester All fast and direct journeys between Ruthin, Mold and Chester are now numbered X1 Services via Llanarmon yn Lal numbered 1 and 2 will remain the same.

Changes to 70, 73, 77 'Fflecsi' Services

Ruthin to Betws GG, Ruthin Town Service and Ruthin to Llanelidan now have new timetables. Fflecsi/Flexi Ruthin Service

Minor Changes to X5, X50, X52 For further details visit:

www.x50x52.co.uk www.denbighshire.gov.uk

Timetable Changes

22nd May 2011

Changes to Many GHA Services in Denbighshire

5 Wrexham-Llangollen-Gwyddelwern

Service terminated at Corwen with connection with New X5

X5 Corwen-Ruthin-Denbigh

New Service introduced (replacing Arriva 150 ) Connecting with service 5 at Corwen & X50 at Ruthin

X50 Wrexham-Ruthin-Denbigh

Revised Timetable Introduced

X52 Denbigh-Rhyl

Revised Route and Timetable Introduced. Buses now serve St Asaph & Rhuddlan. Additional Evening & Sunday Buses Introduced

9,11 Denbigh-Llansannan / Nantglyn

Service Withdrawn and replaced by New Circular Service 61,62,63

83, 83A, 84,84A Rhyl Local Service

5A Wrexham-Llangollen-Chirk

Sunday & Bank Holiday service now operated by GHA

Minor Changes to X1,70,91,95,98

For further details visit: www.x50x52.co.uk www.denbighshire.gov.uk

Timetable Changes

1st June 2010

82 Chester - Northwich

On Mondays - Fridays additional journeys will operate between 9am & 5pm giving a 30 minute service during busy times of day.

DB3, DB4

New Pick up point in Chester City Centre. Buses now pick up at Stop E in Foregate St.

X9 Connahs Quay - Wrexham

Slightly revised route, buses now serve Bretton Village. Additional journeys between Wrexham & Broughton Park ( previously numbered X8 ) Some Journeys extend / commence at Cefn Mawr.

X8 Cefn Mawr - Wrexham - Broughton Park

Journeys now numbered X9.

11th January 2010

These service changes will take effect from the 1st of February.

5 Llangollen - Wrexham Following passenger suggestions, 7.30am Llangollen - Wrexham Journey will be re-timed to depart at 7.20am

23 Summerhill - Wrexham - Stockwell Grove Circ To improve reliability buses from Wrexham to / from Stockwell Grove will operate to a New Route and Timetable. Buses will now depart Wrexham at xx,20 past hour and operate via Central Stn & Brook St in both directions replacing Market St. Buses will also operate a new route between Stockwell Grove and Wrexham serving Bennions Rd, Service 23 & 42 will provide an even 30 min frequency in both directions between Wrexham Bus Stn & Stockwell Grove during Daytime.

41 & 42 Wrexham - Wrexham Ind Est To improve reliability a New Timetable will be introduce on these routes with service 41 & 42 being inter worked. Most Daytime buses will operate Outward as 41 Returning Inward as 42 or Outward 42 Returning Inward as 41. Departure Times from Wrexham Bus Stn Remain Unchanged, however times of Inbound Services from Wrexham Ind Est to Wrexham will change as a result.

1st September 2009 = Major Changes to Many GHA Services

GHA Coaches & Denbighshire County Council will make timetable changes to following services:

X50 Wrexham - Ruthin - Denbigh

Minor Changes to Peak Time Journeys 7.50am Ruthin to Wrexham will now operate via Southsea & Maelor Hospital

4.20pm Wrexham Bus Stn to Denbigh will now operate 10 Mins later

6.25pm Denbigh > Ruthin will now Extend to Wrexham Additional Journeys operate Yale College Days Only

7.30am Denbigh - Wrexham Yale College

4.30pm Wrexham Yale College - Denbigh

X52 Denbigh - Rhyl

Most Journeys will Depart Denbigh 5 Mins Earlier Most Journeys will Depart Rhyl 5 Min Later Additional Journey on Yale College Days Only 7.03am Rhuddlan - Denbigh ( Connecting with journey to Wrexham )

1, 1A, 2 Ruthin - Mold

Revised Routes & Timetable for X50/X52 & 1,1A,2 - visit 1 2 X1 Mold - Ruthin - Chester

70,73,77 Fflecsi Service

Minor timetable changes to afternoon Journeys

GHA Coaches, Flintshire County Council & Cheshire West & Chester will make changes to following services:

41 Mold - Treuddyn - Chester Service Withdrawn & Replaced by New Service DB3, DB4 operating at similar times.

Buses will no longer serve Broughton Retail Park. Buses will operate to revised route between Kinnerton & Chester. Buses will now Depart from Bus Stop A in Chester Frodsham St

17 Chester - Curzon Park - Saltney Ferry & 150 Chester - Dodleston - Kinnerton Service Withdrawn and Replaced by new service DB1,DB2 & DB14 Revised Timetables introduced.

For Timetables Visit: GHA Coaches Timetables

GHA Coaches will commence to operate the following New Services for Cheshire West & Chester Council

  • DB5 Huntington - Chester - Laches
  • DB6 Vicars Cross - Chester - Saughall
  • DB8 Ince & Elton - Chester - Chester Business Park
  • H4 Blacon - Countess Hosp - Chester Bus Exc
  • 48 Frodsham - Kingsley - Northwich

For Timetable Information Visit: Cheshire West