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Stagecoach Manchester is a subsidiary of Stagecoach Group, an England based international transport group. It was founded in February 1996 as Gm Buses South. The headquarters of the company is situated in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, and United Kingdom. The bus service of the company is provided in the Greater Manchester region. There are five main hubs of the company that are Wigan, Tameside, Manchester, Trafford and Stockport. There are six depots of the company that are Wigan, Ashton-under-Lyne, Stockport, Manchester (Hyde Road, Ardwick), Middleton and Manchester (Sharston). There are about 877 buses contained in the fleet Size of the company, which provides services to about 98 million people as of December 2012. The slogan of the company is Moving Greater Manchester Forward.
Stagecoach Manchester serves about 88 million passengers every year. The total count of the employees of the company is approximately 1,800. In January 2008, Stagecoach Manchester
had overtaken A Mayne and Son Limited
with a fleet of 38 vehicles. The company operates a fleet of buses manufactured by Optare Solo and Volvo
Olympian. Stagecoach Manchester was founded by Stagecoach to compete on the main route 192
of GM BusService. The initial buses owned by the company were Volvo B6. The company bought new Volvo B10m-55ss buses in the year 1994. Later it was on 10th of August, 2008 that the business was bought by Stagecoach and was renamed as the Stagecoach Manchester and the origianal Stagecoach Manchester was bought by Finglands. The company bought Bullocks Coaches, on 10th of August, 2008. The Stockport, Metroshuttle service was started by the company in March 2011. Later it was on 2nd of December, 2012 that the First Greater Manchester Waigan operations were started by the company. Bluebird was overtaken by the company along with 80 staff members, depot lease at Greengate and 40 buses on 3rd of March, 2013.