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Blackpool Transport celebrates 100 years of buses with a bumper weekend of events

  Friday 2nd July 2021 marks 100 years since the first ever bus service started running on the Fylde Coast and the occasion is being marked with a weekend of events between 2nd – 4th July 2021.   On 2nd July 1921 the first bus service to be operated by the then named Blackpool Corporation commenced running between Cleveleys and Thornton Railway Station, every 15 minutes with a 4d fare being charged for the full journey.   Fast forward 100 years, now operated by Blackpool Transport there are 16 bus routes serving Blackpool and the Fylde Coast with environmentally friendly buses.   To mark the occasion Blackpool Transport, with the support of the…