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Hindley High School

Hindley High School
Mornington Road

School hours: 9.45am to 2.10pm

Before school congestion warning

The graph below compares September 2020 vehicle journey times (when there were less people travelling on the network due to COVID-19 restrictions) with September 2019 data.

Journey time data shows that congestion is worse on the roads surrounding the school, especially at the start of the school day on A577 Atherton Road between 7.30am and 9am.

This could be due to more students arriving and departing to schools via car, as well as other congestion reasons such as roadworks and incidents.

To minimise this increased congestion spike, students and parents are encouraged to have a look at the public transport alternatives and dedicated school services below.

Hindley High School

School bus services

The Y61 Yellow School Bus Services also operate from the school.

Click here for timetables.

Commercial bus services

The frequent 8 bus serves Leigh - Firs Lane - Tamer Lane End - Hindley - Wigan. Students can board or alight the service on A577 Atherton Road, only a five-minute walk from the school.

Duplicate bus services

Capacity on the commercial bus network continues to be significantly reduced due to coronavirus social distancing measures.

TfGM are working with operators to run around 300 additional bus journeys each weekday across the region to help students using public transport get to and from school and college safely.

Duplicate bus journeys exclusively for school and college students run behind the original scheduled service at set times, with the usual route number starting in ‘S’ to show they are school services.

Find out which routes are supported by duplicate bus services by clicking here.