Townsville school bus changes from Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Townsville school bus changes from Tuesday, May 8, 2018

  • 30 Apr 0

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 St (7.24), Toomulla Beach Rd, (L)Bruce Hwy then continue normal times and route.

 

Morning School Bus Number 5

This bus will depart 5 minutes earlier with a change to the route after Heatley Primary School.

Departing Lynwood Av (7.10) (L)Mt Low Pwy, (L)Coutts Dr, (L)Mostyn Cr, (R)Coutts Dr, (L)Mt Low Pwy, (L)U-turn Roundabout, (L)Mt Low Pwy, (L)Balsam St, (R)Bunya St, (R)Marina Dr, (L)Mt Low Pwy, (L) Bruce Hwy, (L)Garland Rd, (R)Bohlevale School Rd, (L) Bohlevale School Bus Zone (7.36), (L)Bohlevale School Rd, (L)Griffey St, (L)Emperor Blvd, (R)Wetherby Dr, (R)Waterway Dr, (R)North Shore Bvd, (L)Bruce Hwy, Woolcock St, (L)Ingham Rd, (R) Mather St, (L)Bayswater Rd, (R)Banfield Dr, Angus Av, Heatley High (8.01), (R)Fulham Rd, Heatley Primary (8.04), (L)Charles St, (R)Nathan St, (R)Ross River Rd, Ignatius Park College (8.11), (R)Hudson St, Kirwan High (8.17), (L)Thuringowa Dr, (R)Carthew St, (L)Kern Brothers Dr, (R)Canterbury Rd, (R)Ryan Catholic College (8.23), (R)Morindo Dr, (R)Kern Brothers Dr, (L)Hervey Range Rd, Ross River Rd, Weir Primary (8.30).

 

Morning School Bus Number 12 (from Alligator Creek)

This bus will depart 4 minutes earlier.

Departing Mt Elliot Dr & Alligator Creek Rd (7.28) Mt Elliot Dr, (L)Mt Panorama Dr, (R)Mt Cradle Ct, U-turn End (7.32), Mt Cradle Ct, (L)Mt Panorama Dr, (L)Mt Elliot Dr, (R)Mt Clifton Ct, U-turn End (7.36), Mt Clifton Ct, (L)Mt Elliot Dr, (L)Alligator Creek Rd, (L)Duggan Dr (7.41), (R)Allendale Dr, (L)Bruce Hwy, (R)Julago St, U-turn End (7.54), Julago St, (R)Bruce Hwy, (L)Hunter St, (R)Southwood Rd, (R)Stuart Dr, (L)Edison St, Wulguru Primary (8.15), (L)Haldane St, (L)Wright St, (L)Stuart Dr, (L)Mervyn Crossman Dr, (R)William Ross High (8.25), Mervyn Crossman Dr, (L)Stuart Dr, Ross River Bdge, Bowen Rd, (R)Charters Towers Rd, (L)Bayswater Rd, St Margaret Mary’s (8.35), (L)Kings Rd, (R)Palmerston St, (L)Hugh St, Gulliver St, (L)Ross River Rd to Mundingburra Primary and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary (8.45).

 

Morning School Bus Number 14

Departs Plant Road Bus Stop (7.00), Flinders Hwy, (R)Murrays Road Bus Stop (7.10), (R)Flinders Hwy, (R)Crabb Road Bus Stop (7.12), (R)Flinders Hwy, (R)Woodstock Giru Rd, (L)Major Creek Rd, (R)U-turn At Y Intersection (7.22), Major Creek Rd, (R)Woodstock Giru Rd, (L)Glenn Road Bus Stop (7.30), (L)Flinders Hwy, (R)Field Rd Bus Stop (7.32), (R)Flinders Hwy, (R)Hocking Road Bus Stop (7.40), (R)Flinders Hwy, (R)Booth Road, U-turn Schmidt Transport Depot (7.48), (R)Flinders Hwy, (L)Valley Dr, (L)Greta Rd, (R)Thunderbolt, U-turn end Thunderbolt Dr (7.54), (L)Greta Rd, (R)Valley Dr, (L)Flinders Hwy, (L)Stuart Dr, (L)Edison St, Wulguru Primary (8.10), (L)Haldane St, (L)Wright St, (L)Stuart Dr, (L)Mervyn Crossman Dr, (L)Southern Cross School (8.18), William Ross High (8.25) continues to Ignatius Park College (8.40), Heatley High (8.50)

 

Morning School Bus Number 15

Departs Greta Rd & Thunderbolt Dr (7.38), (L)Thunderbolt, (R)Chisholm Trl, (L)Glenrowan Dr, (L)Benalla Rd, (L)Glenrowan Dr (7.43), (L)Chisholm Trl (R)Kavenagh Ct U-turn End (7.48), Kavenagh Ct, (L)Chisholm Trl, (L)Thunderbolt Dr, (R)Greta Rd, (R)Valley Dr, (L)Flinders Hwy, (R)Leewood Rd Bus Stop(7.55), (R)Flinders Hwy, Stuart Dr, (L)Edison St, Wulguru Primary (8.10), (L)Haldane St, (L)Wright St, (L)Stuart Dr, (L)Mervyn Crossman Dr, (L)Southern Cross School (8.18), William Ross High (8.25) continues to Annandale Christian Primary (8.35), Annandale Primary School (8.40).

 

School Bus Numbers 14 and 15 also connects with the following buses for transfer at William Ross High at 8.25:

  • Bus 12 continues to St Margaret Mary’s (8.35), Pimlico High (8.40), Mundingburra Primary (8.44), St Joseph’s Catholic Primary 8.45.
  • Bus 13 continues to Oonoonba Primary (8.35), Townsville High (8.40), Railway Primary (8.45), St Patricks College (8.50)

 

Afternoon School Bus Number 14

Departs Heatley High (3.05) Hanlon St, (L)Dalrymple Rd, (L)Angus Av, (R)Fulham Rd, (L)Charles St, (R)Fitzroy St, (L)Ross River Rd, Ignatius Park College opposite school (3.15)(R)Nathan St, University Rd, (L)Yolanda Dr, (L)Annandale Dr, (R)Macarthur Dr, (L)William Angliss Dr, (R)Mervyn Crossman Dr, William Ross High (3.30) Mervyn Crossman Dr, (R)Stuart Dr, Flinders Hwy, (R)Valley Dr, (L)Greta Rd, (R)Thunderbolt Dr, U-turn End (3.47), Thunderbolt Dr, (L)Greta Rd, (R)Valley Dr, (R)Flinders Hwy, (L) Booth Road, U-turn Schmidt Transport Depot (3.52), (L)Flinders Hwy, (L)Hocking Road Bus Stop (4.02), (L)Flinders Hwy, (L)Woodstock Giru Rd, (L)Major Creek Rd, (R)U-turn At Y Intersection, Major Creek Rd, (R)Woodstock Giru Rd, (L)Flinders Hwy, (L)Crabb Road Bus Stop, (L)Flinders Hwy, (L)Murrays Road Bus Stop (4.30), (L)Flinders Hwy (4.40).

 

Afternoon School Bus Number 15

Departs Wulguru Primary (3.10) Edison St, (L)Haldane St, (L)Wright St, (L)Stuart Dr, (L)Mervyn Crossman Dr, (L)Southern Cross Catholic School (3.20), William Ross High(3.30), Mervyn Crossman Dr, (R)Stuart Dr, Flinders Hwy, (L)Leewood Rd Bus Zone, (L)Flinders Hwy, (R)Valley Dr, (L)Greta Rd, (L)Thunderbolt, (R)Chisholm Trl, (L)Glenrowan Dr, (L)Benalla Rd, (L)Glenrowan Dr (3.57), (L)Chisholm Trl (R)Kavenagh Ct U-turn End (4.02), Kavenagh Ct, (L)Chisholm Trl, (L)Thunderbolt Dr, (R)Greta Rd(4.07).

 

School Bus Number 14 and 15 also connects with the following buses for transfers at William Ross High:

  • Bus 13 from Patricks College (2.53), Railway Primary (3.00), Townsville High (3.15), Oonoonba Primary (3.20), Southern Cross Catholic School (3.25) William Ross High (3.30).
  • Bus 31 from St Margaret Mary’s College (3.10), Pimlico High (3.15), William Ross High (3.30).

 

Morning School Bus Number 26

Departing Stockland (7:15), Ross River Rd, (L)Nathan St, University Rd, (L)Yolanda Dr, (L)Cypress Dr, (R) Annandale Dr, (L)Macarthur Dr, (L)William Angliss Dr, (R)Mervyn Crossman Dr, William Ross High (7.32), (L)William Angliss Dr, (R)Macarthur Dr, (R)Annandale Dr, (L)Cypress Dr, (R)Yolanda Dr, Discovery Dr, (R)James Cook Dr, (L)Angus Smith Dr, (R)Riverside Bvd, (L)Freshwater Dr, U-turn 2nd Roundabout (7:54), Freshwater Dr, (L)Riverside Bvd, (L)Angus Smith Dr, (L)University Rd, Nathan St, (L)Ross River Rd, Ignatius Park College (8.10), (L)Hatchett St, (L)Bergin Rd, (L)Nathan St, (L)Fulham Rd, (R) Hanlon St, Heatley High (8:19), (L)Dalrymple Rd, (L)Angus Av, (L)Fulham Rd, Pimlico High (8:27) (L)Kings Rd, (R)Bayswater Rd, St Margaret Mary’s (8:35) (R)Ackers St, (L)Queens Rd, Flowers St, (L)Second St, (R)First Av, (R)First St Townsville High(8.40).

 

Afternoon School Bus Number 26

Departing Pimlico High (3.25) Hugh St, (R)Fulham Rd, (R)Hanlon St, Heatley High(3.32),(L)Dalrymple Rd, (L)Angus Av, (R)Fulham Rd, (L)Charles St, (R)Fitzroy St, (L)Ross River Rd, Ignatius Park High(3.40), (R)Nathan St, University Rd, (R)Angus Smith Dr, 2nd (R)Riverside Blvd, (L)Freshwater Dr, U- turn roundabout at Estuary Parade (3.53), Freshwater Dr, (L)Riverside Bvd, (L)Angus Smith Dr, (R)University Rd, (L)Yolanda Dr, (L)Cypress Dr (4.10), (R)Annandale Dr, (L)Macarthur Dr, (L)University Rd, (R)Stuart Dr, (R)Edison St, (L)Wright St, (R)Stuart Dr to Dunk St (4.25).

 

Afternoon School Bus Numbers 2, 7 & 9 from Northern Beaches High & St Anthony’s College.

Bus Numbers 2, 7 & 9 after departing Northern Beaches High will now travel via Meranti St, (R)Palm Dr, (L)Rangeview St, (L)Bruce Hwy, (L)Veales Rd, (L)Joanne St, St Anthony’s College Seniors, Joanne St, (R)Veales Rd, (R)St Anthony’s Primary, (R)Veales Rd, (L)Bruce Hwy before continuing normal route and times.

NOTE: Any Northern Beaches High Students that currently alight along Gearney Lane or Veales Road will now have to catch School Bus Number 8 departing Northern Beaches High at 2.45pm.

 

School Bus Number 28

Unfortunately, due to unsustainable patronage we will be removing school bus 28 that is currently servicing Ryan Catholic College, Kirwan High, Ignatius Park College and Kirwan Primary.

See below for alternative school bus services.

 

Ryan Catholic College

Morning

Ryan College students will now catch Bus 26 departing William Ross High (7.32) (R)Mervyn Crossman Dr, (L)William Angliss Dr, (R)Macarthur Dr, (R)Annandale Dr, (L)Cypress Dr, (R)Yolanda Dr, Discovery Dr, (R) James Cook Dr, (L)Angus Smith Dr, (R)Riverside Bvd, (L)Freshwater Dr, (R)U-turn 2nd Roundabout, (L)Freshwater Dr (7.54), (L)Riverside Bvd, (L)Angus Smith Dr, (L)University Rd, Nathan St (L)Ross River Rd to Ignatius Park College (8.10). Student will then transfer to School Bus 5. School Bus 5 will continue Ross River Rd, (R)Hudson St, (L)Thuringowa Dr, (R)Carthew St, (L)Kern Brothers Dr, (R)Canterbury Rd to Ryan Catholic College (8.23).

Afternoon

School bus number 6 departs Ryan College (3.20), (R)Morindo Dr, (R)Kern Brothers Dr, (L)Carthew St, (R)Thuringowa Dr, (L)Ross River Rd, (L)Hudson St, (L)U-turn Roundabout Thuringowa Dr, (R)Hudson St, (L)Ross River Rd to Opposite Ignatius Park College (3.40)Student will then transfer to School Bus 26 departing Ignatius Park College (3.40)Ross River Rd, (R)Angus Smith Dr, (R)Riverside Bvd, (L)Freshwater Dr, (R) U-turn 2nd Roundabout, (L)Freshwater Dr, (L)Riverside Bvd, (L)Angus Smith Dr, (R)University Rd, (L) Yolanda Dr, (L)Annandale Dr, (R)Macarthur Dr, (L)University Rd, (R)Stuart Dr, (R)Edison St, (L)Wright St, (R)Stuart Dr to Dunk St Bus Stop (4.30).

 

Kirwan High

Morning

Kirwan High Students will now catch Bus 26 departing William Ross High (7.32) (R)Mervyn Crossman Dr, (L)William Angliss Dr, (R)Macarthur Dr, (R)Annandale Dr, (L)Cypress Dr, (R)Yolanda Dr, Discovery Dr, (R) James Cook Dr, (L)Angus Smith Dr, (R)Riverside Bvd, (L)Freshwater Dr, (R)U-turn 2nd Roundabout, (L)Freshwater Dr (7.54), (L)Riverside Bvd, (L)Angus Smith Dr, (L)University Rd, Nathan St (L)Ross River Rd, to Ignatius Park College (8.10). Student will then transfer to School Bus 5. School Bus 5 will continue Ross River Rd, (R)Hudson St to Kirwan High Bus Zone (8.17).

Afternoon

School bus number 6 departs Kirwan High at Hudson St bus stop (3.30) U-turn Roundabout Thuringowa Dr, Hudson St, (L)Ross River Rd to Opposite Ignatius Park College (3.40). Student will then transfer to School Bus 26 departing Ignatius Park College (3.40) Ross River Rd, (R)Angus Smith Dr, (R)Riverside Blvd, (L)Freshwater Dr, (R) U-turn 2nd Roundabout, (L)Freshwater Dr, (L)Riverside Blvd, (L)Angus Smith Dr, (R)University Rd, (L) Yolanda Dr, (L)Annandale Dr, (R)Macarthur Dr, (L)University Rd, (R)Stuart Dr, (R)Edison St, (L)Wright St, (R)Stuart Dr to Dunk St Bus Stop (4.30).

 

Ignatius Park College

Morning (From Douglas and Annandale)

Ignatius Park College Students will now catch Bus 26 departs William Ross High (7.32) (R)Mervyn Crossman Dr, (L)William Angliss Dr, (R)Macarthur Dr, (R)Annandale Dr, (L)Cypress Dr, (R)Yolanda Dr, Discovery Dr, (R)James Cook Dr, (L)Angus Smith Dr, (R)Riverside Bvd, (L)Freshwater Dr, (R)U-turn 2nd Roundabout, (L)Freshwater Dr (7.54), (L)Riverside Bvd, (L)Angus Smith Dr, (L)University Rd, Nathan St. (L)Ross River to Ignatius Park College (8.10).

 

Morning (From Wulguru)

Ignatius Park College Students will catch School Bus 14 departing Stuart Dr & Roe St (8.00) continue Stuart St (L)Mervyn Crossman Dr, (L)Southern Cross School, William Ross High, Mervyn Crossman Dr, (L)William Angliss Dr, (R)Macarthur Dr, (L)Annandale Dr, (R)Yolanda Dr, (R)University Rd, Nathan St, (L)Ross River Rd to Ignatius Park College (8.40).

Afternoon

Ignatius Park College Students will now catch Bus 26 departing opposite Ignatius Park College (3.40) Ross River Rd, (R) Angus Smith Dr, (R) Riverside Bvd, (L) Freshwater Dr, (R) U-turn 2nd Roundabout, (L) Freshwater Dr (3.56), (L) Riverside Bvd,(L) Angus Smith Dr,(R) University Rd,(L) Yolanda Dr,(L) Annandale Dr,(R) Macarthur Dr,(L) University Rd, (R) Stuart Dr, (R)Edison St, (L)Wright St, (R)Stuart Dr to Dunk St Bus Stop (4.30).

 

School Bus Number 28 (to and from Kirwan Primary)

School bus 28 will no longer operate. Students can now utilise the route service network in the area. Refer to routes 203 and 208.

 

Afternoon School Bus Number 28 (from Thuringowa High)

Afternoon bus 28 will be replaced by bus 15. This is a number change only. There will be no change to route or times.

 

Afternoon School Bus Number 28 (from Townsville Grammar)

Afternoon bus 28 will be replaced by bus 29. This is a number change only. There will be no change to route or times.