- Halton Transport
Infobox Bus transit
name = Halton Transport
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
service_type = Urban and interurban bus services,
Widnes, Runcorn, St. Helens, Liverpool, Warrington, Chester
fleet = 61 buses
operator = Halton Borough Transport Ltd
leader = Chris Adams
website = [http://www.haltontransport.co.uk/ www.haltontransport.co.uk]
Halton Transport is a
busoperator running within the Borough of Halton (including the towns of Widnesand Runcorn) and into the surrounding area, including Warrington, St Helens, Prescot, Liverpooland 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 companiesin the UK today.
* [http://home2.btconnect.com/haltontransport/history.htm Company history on the official website]
Halton Transport has an all single-deck fleet of 61 single deck buses as of September 2008, with the vast majority being
low floormodels.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
* 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.
* 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.
Halton Transport also operate a number of schools services, including services to Gateacre Comprehensive School, Newton High School, Belle Vale School,
Great Sankey High Schooland (Widnes Sixth Form College) now known as Riverside College Halton Cronton campus.
List of bus companies
* [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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