Eastern Suburbs Bus Changes from September 23

From September 23 2018, there will be major service changes to bus services in the Eastern Suburbs. Route 333 will become a high frequency high capacity turn up and go service, running 24 hours. m1376-bondi-333-transport-carousel.jpgAdditionally, Routes 382, X79 and X84 from North Bondi and the 361 from Tamarama will be discontinued and routes L24, 380 and 381 will have major service alterations. Elsewhere, many routes will have timetable changes.

Full Details of changes below;

Route Location Change type
323 Dover Heights to Edgecliff Route change
  • Route will be extended to operate between North Bondi and Edgecliff via Dover Heights (old route operated between Dover Heights and Edgecliff only)
  • In the Dover Heights area, route 323 will no longer stop at the last two stops on Military Road and the stop on Peel Rd, instead operating via Portland St, Lancaster Rd and Military Rd to and from North Bondi
  • No change to the number of trips or the operating hours
  • Route 323 has been timed to facilitate connections to F4 ferry services at Rose Bay Wharf
324, 325 Watsons Bay to City via New South Head Rd Timetable changes
  •  Additional evening services, increasing service frequency to every 40 minutes on both routes from the current 60 minutes
L24 Watsons Bay to City via New South Head Rd Route change
  • Route changed to operate between Vaucluse (Old South Head Rd) and Wynyard
  • Passengers from Watsons Bay will instead need to catch the more frequent route 324
  • The service will now serve all stops between Vaucluse and Edgecliff, then as per existing stopping arrangement to Wynyard
326, 327 Bondi Junction to Edgecliff Timetable changes
  • Very minor changes to times for some trips but the frequency of services and span of hours they operate are unchanged
333 North Bondi to City via Bondi Junction Route change
  • Peak period trips extending between North Bondi and Dover Heights have been withdrawn; customers can change to routes 323 and 380 services
  • The stopping pattern will be changed to reflect customer demand and changes to surrounding services
  • Additional services will operate throughout the week using high capacity bendy buses to address high customer demand along the corridor
333N North Bondi to City via Bondi Junction New route
  • New route 333N replaces the current 380 overnight all stops service between North Bondi and City
  • The service will run from 11pm until 6am operating at all stops
360 Clovelly to Bondi Junction Timetable changes
  • Additional off-peak and weekend services, increasing service frequency to every 20 minutes
361 Tamarama to Bondi Junction Route withdrawn
  • Replaced by route 381 (which will now operate via the Tamarama area) and the existing 360 service
370 Coogee to Leichhardt via Green Square Timetable changes
  • Additional services will operate throughout the week, increasing service frequency to every 15 minutes during the day, 10 minutes during the peak
  • This service now provides more travel options for customers across the week
Route Location Change type
379 North Bondi to Bronte via Bondi Junction Timetable changes
  • Additional AM and PM peak and evening services on weekdays with some bendy buses providing extra capacity during the busy AM peak period
  • More frequent daytime and evening services on weekends
X79, X84 North Bondi to Bondi Junction Routes withdrawn
  • X79 customers to catch 379 from the same stops
  • X84 customers to catch 333, 379, 380 or route 386/387 from nearby stops
380 Watsons Bay to City via Bondi Junction Route change
  • Route will be changed to operate between Watsons Bay and Bondi Junction only (currently operates to/from Circular Quay)
  • Customers to catch routes 333 and M40 between Bondi Junction and the City
  • Service extensions to and from Watsons Bay will commence and finish later
    across the week, operating into the evening
  • Services that do not extend to Watsons Bay will now commence and finish
    their trips at South Head Cemetery instead of Dover Heights, allowing connections with route 324
381 Bondi Beach to Bondi Junction Route change
  • Route will be changed to operate between Bondi Junction and Bronte (north), via Bondi Rd and Tamarama, to replace the withdrawal of route 361
  • In the Bondi area services will no longer operate to Bondi Beach, instead operating via Denham St, Fletcher St, Gaerloch Ave/Dellview St to Bronte
382 North Bondi to Bondi Junction Route withdrawn
  • Replaced by additional services on routes 333 and 380
386, 387 Vaucluse to Bondi Junction Timetable changes
  • Additional early AM and evening services throughout the week
  • Additional Sunday services, increasing service frequency to every 30 minutes
    on both routes every day, during the day and night
M40 Bondi Junction to Chatswood Timetable changes
  • Additional weekend services, increasing service frequency to every 15 minutes during the day
  • Additional early morning and late evening services throughout the week operating between Wynyard and Bondi Junction, operating from 6am to 11pm
891,893,898 UNSW to Central Timetable changes
  • Services better aligned to passenger demand to start earlier and finish later

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Photo 1 – Transport for NSW

Photo 2 – Personal Collection

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