Buses return to Constitution Avenue
Effective Saturday 7 January 2017 Qcity Transit bus services will recommence servicing the section of Constitution Avenue between London Circuit and Coranderrk Street.
Whilst the road was officially opened to general traffic in August 2016, there was still some final works that needed to be completed to ensure the safe movement of buses through the area. This included completion of curb works and line marking, including the application of the red paint onto the bus lanes.
Christmas & New Year’s Services 2016/2017
Please see information below for Christmas Services.
Hospital Road at Canberra Hospital reopens Monday 31 October 2016
Hospital Road, the main road that runs through the Canberra Hospital campus, will reopen to two-way traffic, including bus services on Monday 31 October 2016. The Route 831 will return to normal route using bus stops outside the main entrance.
School Bus 41 timetable changes to ensure better connections
Qcity Transit wishes to advise students, parents and carers that as of the 29th August 2016, the School Bus 41 timetable will be amended to enable better connections to all services at Queanbeyan Interchange in the morning peak.
Please review the new timetable including the map by clicking here.
If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact our School Services staff on 6299 3722 (Option 1).
SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS FOR OAKS ESTATE RESIDENTS
The ACT Government is committed to providing improved public transport for residents of Oaks Estate. To connect you more frequently between Woden and the City via Queanbeyan, together with QCity Transit we have increased bus services on QCity Transit Route 840 for your convenience. These new services will commence on Monday 25 July 2016.
|Route 838||Queanbeyan to Oaks Estate (Loop)|
|Route||Oaks Estate||QBN Interchange|
|838||7.54 am||8.00 am|
|838||8.39 am||8.45 am|
|840*||9.20 am||9.25 am|
|840*||10.50 am||11.00 am|
|840*||1.20 pm||1.30 pm|
|838||4.24 pm||4.30 pm|
* Additional services from 25 July 2016
Note: Return services to Oaks Estate can be accessed from Queanbeyan Bus Interchange and Riverside Plaza using QCity Local Link on demand service 840. For details call 6299 3722.
Passengers will need to connect from Queanbeyan Interchange into the City/Woden via the 830 to City or the 831 to Woden.
TRANSFERRING FROM QCITY TRANSIT TO ACTION:
If you are transferring from QCity Transit:
Purchase a cash fare ticket from QCity Transit and within 90 minutes of purchase, present your ticket to the ACTION driver when boarding, along with proof of your Oaks Estate address such as a Driver's Licence, Pension or Concession Card. Students may use a QCity Transit School term ticket to transfer at any time.
If you are transferring from ACTION to QCity Transit:
Purchase a single fare or validate your MyWay Card on an ACTION bus. Present your ACTION ticket or MyWay card to the QCity Transit driver when boarding, along with proof of your Oaks Estate address such as a Driver's Licence, Pension or Concession Card. Students may use a QCity Transit School term ticket to transfer at any time.
For further information, including fares, visit transport.act.gov.au or call 13 17 10.
School Bus 37 extension to the Denley Drive turnaround
Qcity Transit wishes to advise that as of the 1st August 2016, School Bus 37 will extend its service to the Denley Drive turnaround.
Arrival at the school will remain at 9.05am in the morning and departure from the school at 3.20pm.
Notifications will be sent to parents/caregivers by mail, issued in the school newsletter and posted on the Qcity website and Facebook page.
Should you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact our School Services staff on 6299 3722 (Option 1).
Snow Group Packages 2016
With the snow season about to arrive Transborder Express have special one day packages for schools.
Snow package deals are for 20+ students, our packages include:
* Transport to Perisher or Thredbo snowfields
* Equipment Hire
* Ski/Snowboard Lessons
* National Park Entry Fee
Rural and regional School Travel Passes
As of the 12th May 2016, students applying for the School Student Transport Scheme bus passes in rural and regional areas, will now need to apply online at the following link. https://apps.transport.nsw.gov.au/ssts/.
This is also the case for any change of details like address or school.
If you require further information please call our School Services staff on 6299 3722 (Option 1) or Transport for NSW on 131500.