Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bus Journeys - a Window to Our Worlds

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bus Journeys - a Window to Our Worlds

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Taking a ride on public transport can prove a far more stimulating experience than many people expect - providing an excellent way to take in the impressive architectural heritage of our region.Aidan O'Rourke has been documenting Manchester in photographs and words since 1996. This week he shares with M.E.N. readers his pictures of some of the landmarks found along the A664 from Shudehill to Rochdale

LIKE spokes on a wheel, the main roads around Manchester extend to the surrounding towns.

I like to ride on the top deck of the bus observing landmarks along the way.

This week I feature the A664 from Shudehill to Rochdale, around 10 miles along the 17 bus route.

People may not think of Collyhurst as scenic but this misty Salford sunset from Rochdale Road railway bridge proves otherwise.

Past Harpurhey on the left is a quaint Victorian post box, and down the hill on the right, mysterious Boggart Hole Clough. …

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