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Sunbus Cairns service disruption due to weather – Wednesday, January 17
posted by: in Cairns
Wednesday, January 17 Due to heavy rainfall and minor road flooding over the past 24 hours, Sunbus Cairns is currently experiencing some delays to services.  Please visit TransLink.com.au/Cairns for the latest travel information.  Please plan ahead and travel safe.  Sunbus Cairns management.  [Updated 07:53 am]

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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Major disruptions to Sunbus Cairns services on Thursday, July 27
posted by: in Cairns
Sunbus Cairns bus services will experience major disruptions from 10am to 2pm on Thursday, July 27 due to workers undertaking protected i­ndustrial action including work stoppages. Normal services will not take place during this period. Passengers are advised to seek alternative travel arrangements. We apologise for any inconvenience.  All passengers are advised to monitor www.sunbus.com.au/cairns or www.translink.com.au/cairns before planning their journey. They can also contact TransLink on 13 12 30.

Major disruptions to Sunbus Sunshine Coast services on Thursday, July 27
posted by: in Sunshine Coast
Sunbus Sunshine Coast bus services will experience major disruptions from 10am to 2pm on Thursday, July 27 due to workers undertaking protected i­ndustrial action including work stoppages and the non-collection of fares. Normal services will not take place during this period. Passengers are advised to seek alternative travel arrangements. We apologise for any inconvenience.  All passengers are advised to monitor www.sunbus.com.au/sunshine-coast or www.translink.com.au/seq before planning their journey. They can also contact TransLink on 13 12 30.

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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Cairns Annual Show bus services
posted by: in Cairns
Due to the Cairns Annual Show public holiday in the Cairns Region on Friday, July 21, all Sunbus Cairns services will operate on a Sunday timetable.  Please plan your journey to avoid inconvenience. 

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