Category Archives: "Townsville"

New Townsville and Magnetic Island services and timetables
From Monday, May 13, Townsville and Magnetic Island commuters will have access to a new-and-improved urban bus timetable as well as TransLink's online journey planner and 24-hour public transport hotline.  The new timetable will connect all routes with the soon-to-be-complete CBD bus hub.  These services include:  Townsville Route 200 - Ferry terminal to Kelso Route 201 - Ferry terminal to University  Route 202 - University to CBD Route 203 - Kirwan to CBD Route 204 - Stocklands to CBD Route 205 - Stocklands (via Garbutt) to...

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Easter long weekend and Anzac Day services
Sunbus services will change due to the Easter long weekend and Anzac Day public holiday.  Sunshine Coast Sunbus Sunshine Coast will operate a Sunday/ Public Holiday timetable on Good Friday (April 19), Easter Sunday (April 21) and Easter Monday (April 22).  A Saturday timetable will operate on Saturday (April 20).  Please visit translink.com.au/SEQ for the latest travel information.  Cairns Sunbus Cairns will operate no services on Good Friday (April 19) and a Sunday timetable from Saturday (April 20) to Easter Monday (April 22).  A Sunday timetable will also operate on...

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Golden Octopus Artwork Competition 2019
posted by: in Townsville
To celebrate Sunbus Townsville's new partnership with the Golden Octopus Foundation, we are calling on local children to design a bus wrap that will promote the charity on one of our buses. To enter the competition, download this template and submit your entry (example below) via email to barrettgibson@tagroup.net.au before 5pm on Tuesday, 30 April, 2019.  Triple M's Steve 'Pricey' Price has jumped aboard to help us choose the winning entry which will adorn the bus for the rest of the year.  Our partnership aims to...

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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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‘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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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 Magnetic Island Route 250 – Elena Street diversion
As per the updated Magnetic Island bus timetable, five bus stops on Elena Street (including the one in front of the resort Amaroo on Mandalay) in both directions are no longer serviced by Sunbus Route 250.  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 Street - the Esplanade.  If you have any questions, please contact our Customer Service Centre on (07) 4778 5130. 

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