Author Archives: "Sunbus"

Townsville weather event – Temporary service changes
Due to the recent weather event, there are some changes to normal bus services in Townsville.  Please read below for the latest information.  PUBLIC SERVICES Most Sunbus services are operating on a regular timetable.  The following services are impacted:  - 207 [City Mall to Southwood Rd/ Hunter St] due to the Bowen Road Bridge being closed to heavy vehicles, this route is being service with a smaller vehicle.  - 209 [City Mall to Southwood Rd/ Hunter St] due to the Bowen Road Bridge being closed to heavy vehicles, we are currently...

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Prepare for your journey back to school
With school resuming on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, students are urged to prepare for their journey to and from school.  Students using dedicated school bus services are advised to familiarise themselves with their school bus number and bus times.  Students and parents should also ensure students have a valid bus pass for travel. Students who travel to school on urban bus services (rather than designated school bus services) are also urged to familiarise themselves with their bus route and bus timetable. For information about school services in Townsville, Magnetic...

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Flooding affecting Sunbus Cairns services (updated)
posted by: in Cairns Uncategorized
Due to local fooding throughout the Cairns region, some Sunbus services were impacted over the Australia Day long weekend. All services are now running as normal as of Monday, January 28.   For the latest travel information visit 

Regional fare changes in 2019
posted by: in Uncategorized
Regional bus fares will increase in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in 2019.  Changes to regional fares will take effect from first services on Monday 7 January 2019. For more information on public transport, visit the qconnect website or TransLink website or phone 13 12 30, anytime.

Sunshine Coast NYE Public Transport
posted by: in Sunshine Coast
Free travel and additional services are being provided by Sunshine Coast Sunbus and Translink for New Year's Eve. For a full list of services please visit the Translink Journey Planner

Sunbus Cairns drives Christmas cheer in Mayor’s Appeal
posted by: in Cairns
Bus drivers across Cairns are steering some Christmas cheer towards community members in need this week as Sunbus backs the Mayor’s Christmas Appeal. Cairns driver Leanne Ludemann backs the Mayor's Christmas Appeal The bus company has pledged a $2000 donation to the initiative and will encourage further donations to the appeal via flyers across its bus fleet. Passengers and passers-by may also notice some bus drivers sporting a festive outfit, swapping their Far North attire for something more suited to the North...

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‘Sunbus Santa’ drives important community cause in Townsville
posted by: in Townsville
If you spot Santa behind the wheel of a Sunbus in Townsville this week, don’t go sounding any bells. Just have your phone ready to take a photo! Select bus drivers from Sunbus Townsville will dress up as Santa to steer some Christmas cheer to those in need and raise important funds for local charity Althea Projects - Townsville Drop in Centre (TDIC) Sunbus has pledged $2 to for every passenger or passer-by who spots, snaps and shares a photo of...

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“Go Noosa” delivers free public transport on select Noosa services
posted by: in Sunshine Coast
Noosa Council’s “Go Noosa” traffic and transport trials are happening these December/January holidays.  From 15th December 2018 – 28th January 2019, Noosa Council, in partnership with TransLink and Sunbus, are providing FREE public transport on the following bus routes: Route 626 Tewantin to Sunrise Beach via Noosa Heads Route 627 Tewantin to Sunshine Beach via Noosa Heads Route 628 Noosa Parklands to Noosa Junction via Noosa Civic Route 629 Tewantin to Noosa Junction via Noosa Civic Route 632 Noosa to...

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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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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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