Alder Community High School is served by two school buses, the 871 and the 868. These services are managed and operated by Transport for Greater Manchester.

Please note that Transport for Greater Manchester have confirmed that they will not be issuing allocated seats through the yellow school bus pass system this year. Any student can use the bus, they will only need an IGO card and purchase a valid bus ticket to travel.  

More information about the yellow school bus service including buying tickets please visit the TfGM website using this link.

Students travelling by public transport should note the latest safety guidance:

  • You must wear a face covering if you are using the Metrolink network, bus stations or interchanges or using Ring and Ride services - unless under 11 or exempt for another reason

  • You are expected to wear a face covering when using buses and trains or using taxis and private hire vehicles

  • Where possible open windows to maintain fresh air flow and ventilation

  • Clean your hands frequently by washing with soap and water or using hand sanitiser

  • Use contactless payment if you can

  • Consider walking or cycling, particularly for short trips

  • Please be kind and consider fellow passengers when travelling on public transport


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