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Townsville school bus changes from Tuesday, May 8, 2018
posted by: in Schools Townsville
From Tuesday, May 8, 2018 some timetable and route changes will take effect to school bus services in Townsville.  Please carefully read the changes below to see how they may impact your journey to school.    Morning School Bus Number 1 This bus will depart 5 minutes earlier. Departing Balgal Beach Rd & Mystic Ave (6.55), (L)Marlin St, (R)Tooth St, (R)Esplanade, (R)Trevally St, Balgal Beach Rd, (R)Bruce Hwy, (R)Whalley Cr, Rollingstone St, (R)U-turn Rail Reserve, Rollingstone St, Whalley Cr, (L)Bruce Hwy, (L)Toomulla Beach Rd, (R)U-turn Herald...

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NEW FARES IN 2018
On Monday 22 January 2018, fares will increase on TransLink services across Queensland. In South East Queensland, adult and concession fares will increase by 1.5 per cent, in line with the applicable Consumer Price Index (CPI) rate*. In Cairns, Mackay and Toowoomba, fares will increase due to rising transport running costs, determined by the annual Bus Cost Index (BCI). TransLink School Transport Assistance Scheme (STAS) top up fares will increase by 10 cents per level in line with the STAS biennial fare review. Take...

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Changes to Sunbus Townsville School Services in 2018
Due to contractual changes with the Department of Transport and Main Roads, some changes will take effect to Sunbus Townsville school bus services in 2018. Starting on Monday, January 22, the following school bus routes will be affected: Morning school bus 16 and afternoon school bus 11 from William Ross High will no longer operate. Changes to morning school bus numbers 14 and 15 will occur. Changes to afternoon school bus numbers 14 and 15 will occur. A summary of the...

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Sunbus drivers ‘mo’ down miles for men’s health
posted by: in Sunshine Coast
Plenty of hair will be on show across the Sunshine Coast’s public bus network this month as Sunbus drivers - and their buses - sport moustaches in support of the Movember Foundation. Sunbus is encouraging drivers to grow the best ‘mo’ throughout November, with passengers able to support the cause via donation tins on any of the network’s buses. Locals may also look twice as large moustaches adorn the front of the fleet’s buses, to help raise further awareness for men’s health. Sunbus...

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Sunbus Magnetic Island – Nelly Bay Road bus stop relocation
posted by: in Magnetic Island
In order to facilitate ongoing pathway works, for two weeks from Monday, October 23 the bus stop on Nelly Bay Road (near Lilac St) will temporarily relocate approximately 200 metres south to the gravel turnout near the helipad. 

Sunbus Magnetic Island Route 250 – Elena Street diversion
Due to an immediate Townsville City Council restriction on Sunbus accessing the Elena Street culvert on Magnetic Island, from Thursday, August 24 all five bus stops on Elena Street (including the one in front of the resort Amaroo on Mandalay) in both directions will not be serviced by Sunbus Route 250 until further notice.  The bus will bypass Elena Street and a hail-and-ride service will be in operation on the following diversion in both directions: - Mandalay Ave - Barton St - Mango Parkway - Murray St - Kelly...

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Sunbus Sunshine Coast drives upgrade to local respite facility
Sunbus Sunshine Coast's GM Lisa Parker and David Collins present donation to Inclusion Plus Manager Wayne Swadling to improve the facility for residents like Jake. Sunshine Coast bus drivers have rallied behind Currimundi respite facility Pandanus Guest House, with Sunbus donating $5000 towards improving the centre that supports children and adults with a disability. Pandanus Guest House, which is operated by the non-profit organisation Inclusion Plus Family Support Inc., will use the funds to commence the construction of an outdoor area...

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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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Your Guide to Public Transport on the Sunshine Coast
posted by: in Sunshine Coast
Sunbus provides frequent bus services for TransLink throughout the Coast. For bus information and timetables, call 13 12 30 or visit the TransLink website translink.com.au/seq. 

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