Today is the first Ferry Friday! To celebrate, we will be looking at the history of Harbour City Ferries, the operator of ferries in Sydney Harbour.
Harbour City Ferries took over the operation of ferries in Sydney Harbour from State Transit on July 28th 2012. They operator these services on behalf of the NSW Government.
Harbour City Ferries provides over 170 000 services a year across 7 routes in Sydney Harbour and employs over 650 people.
They are a wholly owned subsidiary of Transdev Australia, the largest multi-modal transport provider in Sydney.
Pictured: Collaroy operating a service to Manly
For the Royal Sydney Easter Show extra train and bus services will operate.
Trains will run direct to Olympic Park from Central via Redfern and Strathfield and Lidcombe every day of the event. These will operate every 20 minutes on weekdays and every 8 minutes on weekend. On weekends, extra services from Blacktown via Seven Hills, Parramatta and Granville every 30 minutes. Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses will also operate every day of the event at least every 30 minutes.
Pictured: Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Bus Route 1A at Aquatic Termial
In addition all bus services will run to changed timetables over the Easter Long Weekend.
Good Friday – 14 April 2017 – Services will operate to a Sunday timetable.
Easter Saturday – 15 April 2017 – Services will operate to a Saturday timetable.
Easter Sunday – 16 April 2017 – Services will operate to a Sunday timetable.
Easter Monday – 17 April 2017 – Services will operate to a Sunday timetable
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This blog will have at least 3 posts a week relating to Transport in NSW. There will be feature segments that occur every week or month as well as breaking news stories.
- Train Talk Tuesday
- Ferry Fridays
- Sydney Buses Route of the Week (Sundays)
- Private Buses Route of the Month (3rd Saturday of the month)
- Tram Tracks (1st Saturday of the month)