Changes to Transport Services from 25 October

There will be changes to transport services across NSW from 25 October, with additional bus services as well as changes to ferry and train timetables. 

There will be changes to transport services from October 25 2020 – Transport NSW Blog Collection

There are numerous changes that will be introduced from October 25 2020

  • Transit Systems Inner West Bus Changes
  • Additional Bus Services for Coffs Harbour and Lismore
  • Other Bus Changes (Hillsbus, Punchbowl and Premier Illawarra)
  • Minor Train Timetable Adjustments 
  • Ferry Service Pattern Changes

Transit Systems Inner West Bus Changes

  • Over 1000 additional services, including more services during peak, on weekends and late at night
  • New all day limited express routes 438X and 461X along Parramatta Road
  • Changes to routes in the Concord, Five Dock, Leichhardt and Rodd Point  areas
  • Discontinuation of routes M10 and M50, replaced with Light Rail

For information on the Inner West Changes see the dedicated post here

Additional Bus Services for Coffs Harbour and Lismore

COFFS HARBOUR AND LISMORE BUS CHANGES FROM 25 OCTOBER 2020

Route 360
(previously 360M)

Macksville to Coffs Harbour via Nambucca Heads & Toormina

  • Extra services and longer operating hours on Fridays and Saturdays
    • Last service to Macksville will leave at 11:57pm
    • Last service to Coffs Harbour will leave at 9:49pm
  • Better connections with Route 365 on Friday and Saturday late nights
  • New services on Sundays

Route 364

Toormina to Coffs Harbour via Sawtell

  • Extra weekday services starting at Toormina Gardens and longer operating hours

Route 365

Park Beach Plaza to Coffs

Harbour City Centre via Coffs Harbour Jetty

  • Extra services and longer operating hours on Fridays and Saturdays
      • Last service to Park Beach Plaza will leave at 11.05pm
      • Last service to Park Ave will leave at 11.35pm

Route 370
(previously 362C)

Toormina to Coffs Harbour

via Boambee East & Sawtell

  • Extra services and longer operating hours on Fridays and Saturdays
      • Last service to Toormina Gardens will leave at 10.05pm

Route 372

Grafton to Coffs Harbour via Woolgoolga

  • Most services will now start and finish at Coffs Harbour Base Hospital
  • Extra weekday services and longer operating hours between Coffs Harbour and Woolgoolga
    • Three extra trips from Woolgoolga to Coffs Harbour
    • Three extra trips from Coffs Harbour to Woolgoolga
  • New Friday evening services between Coffs Harbour and Woolgoolga
  • Extra services and longer operating hours on Saturdays
    • Five extra trips from Woolgoolga to Coffs Harbour
    • Five extra trips from Coffs Harbour to Woolgoolga
  • New Sunday services between Woolgoolga and Coffs Harbour

Route 682

Lismore to Goonellabah via Southern Cross University

  • Extra services and longer operating hours on weekdays, with better connections to North Lismore and South Lismore services
  • Extra services on Saturdays mean buses will run until 5.30pm
  • New services on Sundays running between 8.30am and 5pm

Route 683

Lismore to Lismore Heights via Southern Cross University

  • Extra service on weekday mornings, with better connections to North Lismore and South Lismore services
  • Extra services on Saturdays mean buses will run until 5pm
  • New services on Sundays running between 9am and 4pm

Route 684

Lismore to South Lismore via East Lismore

  • Weekday early morning service extended to start from Lismore Hospital
  • Extra services on weekday afternoons to service industrial areas in North Lismore and South Lismore
  • Extra services on Saturdays mean buses will run until 5pm

Route 685

Lismore to Goonellabah via Lismore Base Hospital & Lismore Heights

  • Extra weekday evening service and better connections to North Lismore and South Lismore services
  • Extra services on Saturdays mean buses will run until 4pm

Route 688

Lismore Late Nighter

  • New evening services from Goonellabah to Lismore

Other Bus Changes (Hillsbus, Punchbowl and Premier Illawarra)

BUS CHANGES FROM 25 OCTOBER 2020

Route 32

Dapto to Brooks Reach

  • Additional services
  • Later evening services on weekdays
  • Introduction of new weekend service

Route 53

Shellharbour to Wollongong

  • Additional services and route change
  • All route 53 services will now operate via The Waterfront Town Centre at Shell Cove
  • The route in Shell Cove will also be changed to improve customer access to bus services
  • Later Saturday evening services
  • Sunday service frequency will be increased to 60 minutes

Route 75

Stockland Shellharbour to Calderwood via Tullimbar

  • Route extension and additional services
  • To support continued residential development and to improve customer access to bus services, the route will be changed in Calderwood and Tullimbar
  • Earlier weekday morning services
  • Improved weekday off peak service frequency
  • Introduction of new weekend services, with services operating around every 60-120 minutes

Route 450

Strathfield to Hurstville

  • Additional services
  • Later evening services 7 days a week
  • Increased service frequency on Saturday afternoons

Route 611

Blacktown to Macquarie Park

  • Additional services
  • Additional weekday shoulder peak and weekend services
  • Saturday service frequency will be increased to 15 mins and Sunday service frequency will be increased to 20 mins
  • Later evening services 7 days a week

Route 942

Lugarno to Campsie

  • Additional services
  • Additional weekday off-peak, weekday evening and weekend services
  • Weekday off peak, evening and Saturday daytime service frequency increased to 30 minutes between Lugarno, Riverwood and Roselands
  • Later evening services 7 days a week

Route 945

Hurstville to Bankstown via Mortdale

  • Additional services
  • Additional early morning and late evening services
  • Later evening services 7 days a week
  • Increased service frequency to 30 minutes on Saturday afternoons and on Sundays

Route 946

Roselands to Bankstown via Lakemba and Greenacre

  • Route change
  • To support local road changes and improved service reliability, route 946 will be modified in the Greenacre area
  • There will be no changes to service frequency or the number of trips operated

Minor Train Timetable Adjustments 

  • Minor adjustments of 1-4 minutes to train departure times will be made across a number of train services
  • These changes are designed to improve reliability and network resilience
  • Lines affected include;
    • T1 North Shore 
    • T1 Western
    • T2 Inner West and Leppington
    • T5 Cumberland
    • T8 Airport and South
    • T9 Northern
    • Central Coast and Newcastle
    • Southern Highlands

Ferry Service Pattern Changes

  • The F4 Cross Harbour route will be divided into two new routes, the F4 Pyrmont Bay and F9 Watsons Bay routes, to support a more efficient ferry network and provide better public transport connections.
    • F4 Pyrmont Bay route will run between Pyrmont Bay, Barangaroo and Circular Quay, also stopping at Circular Quay, Milsons Point, McMahons Point, Balmain East, Barangaroo and Pyrmont.
    • F9 Watsons Bay route will run between Watsons Bay, Rose Bay and Circular Quay.
  • These changes should see improved efficiency and additional stops at all wharves, including the following:
    • Pyrmont Bay: services that currently start or end at Barangaroo will extend to Pyrmont Bay, providing additional services and consistency of service
    • Balmain East and McMahons Point: An hourly service that currently skips these wharves on weekends will now operate to the standard stopping pattern, providing additional services for these wharves and consistency of service
    • Rose Bay: additional evening services across the week
    • Watsons Bay: additional evening services on weekends

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