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Liverpool - Parramatta Transitway

liverpool lineTransit Systems is currently the only service provider operating along the Liverpool - Parramatta Transitway (LPT), Sydney's first bus rapid transit corridor. The LPT first opened in 2003 and is 31km in length with 33 stations in each direction; 20kms are a dedicated bus only road with the remaining 11kms operating as priority lanes alongside general traffic.

With the LPT connecting two of western Sydney’s principle activity centres, it's primary function is not to provide end-to end travel which is more easily undertaken by rail, but service the numerous residential and employment centres along the route, and wider transport choices at Bonnyrgg, Prairiewood.and at each end.

Whilst a number of bus services operate along short lengths of the LPT, route T80 is the only service operating from end to end. From 2003 and up until October 2013 the T80 was operated by the NSW Government operator Western Sydney Buses. Transit Systems successful bid for the operation of services in the region meant the service was the first publicly operated route transferred to a private operator.

Following Transit Systems commencement as service provider, improvements have steadily been made to make travel simple for customers. In April 2015 a new ‘turn up and go’ timetable was introduced on the T80, leading to patronage growth of more than 25%. The weekday improvements have since been followed up with a similar weekend change (November 2016) and delivered Sydney's first Rapid bus route.

 

 

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Demand Responsive Transport

Transit Systems and Bridj announce they will launch Demand Responsive bus services in Western Sydney later this year, disrupting the Australian public transport space.

BRIDJ services will complement exisiting networks by operating to and from Horsley Park, Prairiewood and Hassall T-Way Stations to the Wetherill Park Employment Precinct.

BRIDJ will commence operations from 4 December 2017.

www.bridj.com

Torrens Transit Depot Locations

Mile End Bus Depot

71 Richmond Road, Mile End SA 5031
PO Box 331, Marleston SA 5033
Phone: +61 8 8292 8100
mileend@torrenstransit.com.au


Newton Bus Depot

Cnr Papagni & Meredith Streets, Newton SA 5074
PO Box 69, Campbelltown SA 5074
Ph: +61 8 8366 8300
newton@torrenstransit.com.au


Camden Park Depot

99-103 Morphett Road, Camden Park 5038
PO Box 119, Plympton SA 5038
Phone: +61 8 8179 7400
camdenpark@torrenstransit.com.au


Port Adelaide Depot

244 Port Road, Alberton SA 5015
PO Box 156, Port Adelaide SA 5015
Phone: +61 8 8444 2200
portadelaide@torrenstransit.com.au

 

 


 

Swan Transit Depot Locations

Karrinyup Depot

116 Karrinyup Road, Karrinyup 6018
Po Box 455 Karrinyup WA 6921
Phone: +61 08 9247 7500
Fax: +61 08 9247 7599
karrinyup@swantransit.com.au


Canning Vale Depot

279 Bannister Rd, Canning Vale, WA 6155
PO Box 1402, Canning Vale, WA 6970
Phone: +61 08 9256 8500
Fax: +61 08 9256 8599
canningvale@swantransit.com.au 


Midvale Depot

16 Rothschild Place, Midvale, WA 6056
PO Box 1306, Midland, WA 6936
Phone: +61 08 9250 9400
Fax: +61 08 9250 9499
midvale@swantransit.com.au 


Southern River Depot

Lot 100 Corfield Street, Champion Lakes, WA 6111
PO Box 137, Gosnells, WA 6990
Phone: +61 08 9495 8500
Fax  +61 08 9495 8599
southernriver@swantransit.com.au 


Beckenham Depot

49 Bickley Road, Beckenham, WA 6107
PO Box 301, Cannington WA 6987
Phone: +61 08 9333 4500
Fax: +61 08 9333 4599
beckenham@swantransit.com.au 


North Fremantle Depot

22A Bracks Street, North Fremantle WA 6159
PO Box 321, North Fremantle WA 6159
Phone: +61 08 9335 6500
Fax: +61 08 9335 6511
northfremantle@swantransit.com.au 


Shenton Park Depot

37 Lemnos Street, Shenton Park 6008
PO Box 7159, Shenton Park 6008
Phone: +61 08 6380 1011
Fax: +61 08 6380 1022
shentonpark@swantransit.com.au 


Ellenbrook Depot

35 Comserv Loop, Ellenbrook, WA 6073
PO Box 1306, Midland, WA 6936
Phone: +61 08 9250 9400
Fax: +61 08 9250 9499
midvale@swantransit.com.au 


Mundaring Depot

38-54 Wandeara Crescent, Mundaring, WA 6073
PO Box 1306, Midland, WA 6936
Phone/Fax : +61 08 9295 2343
midvale@swantransit.com.au


Bunbury Depot

1-3 Allnut Court, Bunbury, WA 6230
PO Box 4231, East Bunbury, WA 6230
Phone : +61 08 9796 9500
bunbury@swantransit.com.au


Busselton Depot

62 Roe Terrace, Busselton, WA 6280
PO Box 4231, East Bunbury, WA 6230
Phone : +61 08 9753 7500
bunbury@swantransit.com.au


Beenyup Depot

922 Ocean Reef Road, Craigie, WA 6025
PO Box 183, Woodvale, WA 6026
Phone : +61 08 6404 0200
beenyup@swantransit.com.au

 

 


Island information

Karragarra Island

The smallest of the Bay Islands, Karragarra Island is about .05 km wide by 4km long. The sandy beach with swimming enclosure adjacent to ferry terminal is a popular spot for picnics and BBQ’s. Safe swimming makes it ideal for families with small children. High tide is the best time to visit. The local Council has provided electric bbq’s both on the beach and in undercover areas, playground and toilets. Karragarra has no shops so all food items and drinks must be brought with you from the mainland or purchased from the other islands. Popular with walkers and cyclists.

Lamb Island

Second smallest in size, Lamb Island is about 1 km x 1.5 km and is a pleasant island for walking or cycling. Clarks Point at the Northern end of the island is accessible at low tide and is a pretty sandy point fringed by mangroves. There is a swimming enclosure about ½ way down the island on the eastern side with a shady picnic area with electric BBQ. Lamb Island has a small kiosk that provides both grocery items and takeaway food. There is a tennis court for hire and a Bowls Club where meals are available on Fridays from 6.00 pm and bar service from 5.00 pm all days. The Pioneer Hall adjacent to the Bowls Club is of historical interest as is the grave of the founder, Lucas, near the ferry terminal.

Macleay Island

The most populated of the islands, Macleay Island is suitable for cycling and walking and has a taxi available for hire that meets most ferry arrivals. A marked Heritage Walk is popular with visitors. Macleay has a number of B&B’s and cottage accommodation. On the northern end of the island at Pats Point there is a swimming enclosure, bbq and toilets. There is a hotel that boasts the best view in the islands a short walk up the hill from the ferry terminal. A bowls club and golf course, both providing meals and recreational activities. Macleay has an art gallery that hosts annual art events, as well as a permanent display of local art. Currently under construction are a large supermarket and police station and residence. There are a number of takeaway food outlets, The Blue Parrot restaurant and café, seafood shop, and pizza. There is a pharmacy, doctor’s surgery and ambulance and fire stations, vet, post office, bait and fishing tackle shop, service station and one of the 2 primary schools for the island children. A day care centre is also available for residents. There are a number of real estate agents. A causeway connects Macleay to the quaint island of Perulpa, which means the island off an island.

Russell Island

Russell is the largest of the 4 islands and is currently undergoing a boom in infrastructure with the construction of new shopping centre and swimming pool due to open late February 2008. A police station and residence is also underway. There is a RSL club, proudly built by the locals, Bowls Club, Aunty Alice’s café and a supermarket, liquor outlet, garage, post office, and plant nursery. Fresh produce can be found on roadside stalls and a market held on Saturday mornings next to the garage. Russell Island Primary School has an impressive history, educating the island children for over 90 years. There is a pharmacy, ambulance and fire stations, and a number of real estate agents, library with Internet access and video store. Accommodation is available at the motel and several B&B’s. Adjacent to the ferry terminal is a swimming enclosure and picnic area. Jackson Oval on the western side of the oval is the home of the Russell Island Dolphins Cricket Club, with claims of the prettiest water front cricket venue in Australia and popular with visiting mainland teams. There are a number of flora and fauna areas of significance, particularly the wetlands. A taxi is available for hire, kayaks and motorbikes and bus tours can be arranged for groups. A large island with some bitumen roads, Russell is a challenge for cyclists with views over the Cainapa Passage that runs between Russell and North Stradbroke Islands.

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