Monthly Archives: "March, 2017"

Sunbus Cairns jumps aboard National Playgroup Week celebrations
posted by: in Cairns
A slime station, face painting, a playdough centre and water play activities were all part of the fun at the Cairns National Playgroup Week celebrations on Thursday, March 30. The Messy Play Day for Families, which aimed to encourage families to recognise the importance of playgroups, was a free event held at the Fun Ship along the Cairns Esplanade.  As part of a 12-month partnership between Sunbus Cairns and Mission Australia, the local bus operator jumped aboard the community initiative, picking up Mission...

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THUR, MAR 30 – DELAYS TO SUNBUS SUNSHINE COAST BUS SERVICES
Thursday, March 30 – Severe delays to Sunbus Sunshine Coast bus services.  Due to a weather event, Sunbus Sunshine Coast bus services are currently experiencing delays, diversion and cancellations.  For the latest travel information visit www.translink.com.au or www.sunbus.com.au/sunshine-coast.  Please take care during this time.  Last updated Thursday, March 30 at 12.06pm

Townsville Sunbus – temporary bus stop relocations (Stanley street)
posted by: in Townsville
Due to the construction of footpaths along Walker Street and Stanley Street in Townsville CBD, from Monday, March 27, 2017 Stanley Street bus stops will be temporarily relocated for services travelling in both directions.  Inbound - the Stanley Street bus stop (in front of Queensland Police Station) will be relocated adjacent to NAB on Stanley St and Flinders Street.  Outbound - the Stanley Street bus stop will be relocated to Flinder Street (in front of Powerhouse).  The work is due to be completed by Thursday, April 13, 2017.  View...

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Latest Sunbus Townsville travel information – Cyclone Debbie
posted by: in Townsville
Tuesday, March 28 - All Sunbus Townsville bus services will operate as per normal from 7pm. Passengers are advised to monitor www.sunbus.com.au/townsville for the latest travel information.  Please take care during this time.  Last updated Tuesday, March 28 at 6.45pm

No Townsville school bus services due to Cyclone Debbie
posted by: in Townsville
Sunbus Townsville will not operate school bus services on Monday, March 27 or Tuesday, March 28.  The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) and the Department of Education Queensland have advised Sunbus Townsville that all Townsville schools will be closed on Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28 due to Cyclone Debbie approaching.  Please take care and always check www.tmr.qld.gov.au for the latest travel information. 

Normal service resumes for Route 131 – Cairns Central to Raintrees Shopping Centre
posted by: in Cairns
From Monday, March 20, 2017 the Sunbus Cairns service Route 131 - Cairns Central to Raintrees Shopping Centre will resume its normal route via Collins Avenue.  For Route 131 timetable information please visit TransLink.com.au/Cairns. 

Deviation on Route 406 from Monday, March 13
From Monday, March 13, 2017 to Thursday, March 16, 2017, there will be a deviation to the Route 406 bus service travelling in both directions.  The northbound service will travel via Sheppard Street, Rockonia Road, Thozet Road, Lakes Creek Road and Water Street. The southbound service will follow the same path, however if using the stops at Rigarisford Park and Bill Crane Park it is advisable to make your way up to Elphinstone Street near Dean Street.

MAJOR DISRUPTIONS TO SUNBUS CAIRNS SERVICES – FRIDAY, MARCH 3
posted by: in Cairns
Sunbus Cairns will operate a reduced timetable this Friday, March 3 due to bus drivers taking protected industrial action from 10am to 2pm.  Normal Friday services will not take place during this period. Service routes 110 and 142 will operate hourly in both directions.  The updated timetable can be found here - Sunbus Cairns timetable - Friday, March 3.  Sunbus Cairns management regrets the Transport Workers' Union's (TWU) action and apologises for the disruption caused to the community and citizens who rely on its services. All passengers are advised to...

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