Baulkham Hills State Liberal MP David Elliott welcomed news that Baulkham Hills bus customers will benefit from more than 420 additional weekly services which will be introduced from Saturday 27 February.
“The NSW Government’s recent announcement is a major boost and it be will be well received by the thousands of Baulkham Hills customers who are travelling by bus each day,” Mr Elliott said.
“This government is committed to making public transport the number one option by providing extra services when and where they’re needed.”
Additional weekly bus services are:
- 158 additional trips per week on route 607X between Rouse Hill and the City via T-way and M2, providing additional weekday services in the early morning, during the day and afternoon peak and evening, as well as additional night services on weekends
- 85 additional trips per week on route 611 between Blacktown and Macquarie Park via Seven Hills and M2, providing additional services to Macquarie University, Macquarie Centre and Macquarie Park during the morning shoulder peak period, and during afternoon peak and evening periods on weekdays
- 20 additional trips per week on route 617X between Rouse Hill and the City via T-way and M2 during early morning, morning peak and afternoon peak on weekdays
- 65 additional trips per week on route 619 between Rouse Hill and Macquarie Park via Kellyville and Castle Hill in the early morning, morning peak and afternoon peak and evenings on weekdays.
- 80 additional trips per week on route 642X between Dural and the City via M2, providing extra weekday services in the early morning, during the day and afternoon peak periods, as well as additional evening services to provide customers with late weeknight travel options from the City
- 20 additional trips per week on route T64 between Rouse Hill and Parramatta via the Norwest Business Park and Norwest Private Hospital, providing additional services during the morning and afternoon peak periods.
“We’ve listened to feedback from our customers and are making these changes to improve capacity on popular routes in the area, including providing greater local connectivity to Norwest Business Park and Norwest Private Hospital,” Mr Elliott said.
“Our transport planners will continue to monitor demand for buses in Baulkham Hills and we will make further adjustments where required.
“Customers will be notified of the additional services in advance and I encourage all customers to plan their journey ahead of time.”
Customers can go online and use the trip planner at transportnsw.info.
They can also plan trips by downloading real-time transport apps, and Baulkham Hills customers can receive bus service updates for their area by following the new Transport Info Twitter handle @BusesNorthWest. Alternatively, they can call 131 500.