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RE: Crosville on the Wirral
(05/04/2019 08:17)L544 Wrote:  471 originally 71 Heswall via Irby was always Birkenhead Corporation, later MPTE was the only non-Crosville presence in Heswall.

Other regular Crossville Heswall Birkenhead services on Barnston Road by Crossville have all but disapperared.
F22 via Lever Causeway direct to Borough Road (the fastest service from Heswall). F23 via Thingwall and Lower Village, F24 via Thingwall only

Actually F24 was via Lever Causeway & Storeton, F22/F23 was the direct route via Thingwall with F23 diviating via Heswall Lower Village, according to my 1977 Wirral division timetable, both F22 & F24 were timed to take 32 minutes end to end, F19, 35 minutes, PTE 71/71A 43 minutes.

In the 1979 changes the F22/F23/F24 became 75/76/77.

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RE: Crosville on the Wirral
Also to add, when Arrowe Park Hospital was completed & opened, 72C/72D Woodside-Ness Gardens via Heswall, was introduced diverting via the hospital, & replaced the F14/F16 Heswall-Ness Gardens, 74 Cleaver Hospital-Woodside was withdrawn, as Arrowe Park Hospital replaced Cleaver Hospital.


Here's a PTE Wirral map from 1981, Arrowe Park Hospital would have been under construction when this map was published

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Thanks everyone for the valued input. ;-)
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