Halton Transport


Halton Transport

Infobox Bus transit
name = Halton Transport



logo_size =



image_size = 250
image_caption = A Halton Transport Alexander Dennis Dart 4 bus
founded = Widnes Corporation Motor Omnibus Department in 1909;
Halton Borough Council Passenger Transport Department in 1974;
Halton Borough Transport Ltd in 1986
headquarters = Widnes
locale = Cheshire, Merseyside
service_area = England
service_type = Urban and interurban bus services, school bus
destinations = Widnes, Runcorn, St. Helens, Liverpool, Warrington, Chester
fleet = 61 buses
operator = Halton Borough Transport Ltd
leader_type = Managing director
leader = Chris Adams
website = [http://www.haltontransport.co.uk/ www.haltontransport.co.uk]

Halton Transport is a bus operator running within the Borough of Halton (including the towns of Widnes and Runcorn) and into the surrounding area, including Warrington, St Helens, Prescot, Liverpool and Chester. The limited company "Halton Borough Transport Ltd" is wholly owned by Halton Borough Council, which makes it one of the few remaining municipal bus companies in the UK today.

History

* [http://home2.btconnect.com/haltontransport/history.htm Company history on the official website]

Fleet

Halton Transport has an all single-deck fleet of 61 single deck buses as of September 2008, with the vast majority being low floor models.cite web |url=http://home.btconnect.com/haltontransport/Fleet%20List.pdf |title=Fleet list |accessdate=2008-08-22 |work=Halton Transport ] Some non-low floor vehicles see regular use on school services, with the occasional deputisation on all-day services.

Bus types in use

Current routes

Main services

* The table below shows the main service routes operated by Halton Transport, correct as of September 14 2008, along with a rough frequency guide.cite web |url=http://home2.btconnect.com/haltontransport/serviceindex.htm |title=Timetables |accessdate=2008-08-22 |work=Halton Transport ]
* Please note that colours shown in the table are derived from the schematic map but do not appear on the vehicles themselves.cite web |url=http://home2.btconnect.com/haltontransport/map_070512.pdf |title=Route map |accessdate=2008-08-22 |work=Halton Transport ]
* Always check the timetable before travelling - the details below are only intended as a summary of operations.

Key


* There may be variations in frequency at peak times and early mornings.
** Evening frequency generally refers to regular services after 1800hrs.
*** A normal service runs on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve until around 2000hrs. No services operate on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year's Day. Some services are subject to change between Christmas and New Year.

chool services

Halton Transport also operate a number of schools services, including services to Gateacre Comprehensive School, Newton High School, Belle Vale School, Great Sankey High School and (Widnes Sixth Form College) now known as Riverside College Halton Cronton campus.

References

See also

*List of bus companies

External links

* [http://www.haltontransport.co.uk/ Official website]
* [http://www2.halton.gov.uk/publictransport/content/businformation/bustimetable?a=5441 List of all bus services in the Halton area]


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