Sydney Buses Route of the Week 16

Today’s request is from Zach A. has made route of the week, it is route 288. Route 288 operates between Epping and City Erskine Street via Macquarie Univeristy, Macquarie Park, North Ryde and Lane Cove. Some services Commerce or terminate at Macquarie Univeristy instead of travelling the whole route through to Epping.

Prior to October 2015, the 288 operated to City QVB. On October 4 2015, the 288 was rerouted to City King Street Wharf. It was later again rerouted to City Erskine Street due to congestion at King Street Wharf.

Route 288 operates every 15-20 minutes Monday through Saturday and has a half hourly service on Sundays. It operates between 6am and Midnight daily. services take between 45 and 65 minutes to operate end to end.

The route is operated by Willoughby Depot using buses with Scania Chassis and Ansair or Bustech bodywork. Ossacsionally sevices are operated by Ryde depot using buses with Mercedes Benz chassis and Custom Coaches bodywork.

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