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Western and North West Sydney bus service improvements

From Sunday 18 April more than 2,000 additional weekly services will be introduced across Western and North West Sydney bus routes and school services to provide better connections and more frequent trips.

There will also be new routes and changes to route path and timetables for some existing routes.

These changes include:

  • New routes 740, 748 and 824
  • Route 810 and 811 services will change to run as route 810X and 811X full-time
  • Route 757 will be withdrawn and replaced with route 747
  • Changed route path for routes 747, 751 and 807
  • Minor timetable changes for Route 600 between Pennant Hills Station and Hornsby

From Monday 19 April, there will also be changes to school services in North West Sydney.

These changes will include:

  • route path changes for school buses 4012, 5134, 5634, 6062, 6534 and 6580
  • departure time changes for school buses 4011, 4599, 4624, 5069, 5515, 5516, 5529, 5548, 5631, 6013, 6022, 6037, 6052, 6057, 6071, 6083, 6532 and 6549
  • new dedicated services introduced:
    • school bus 6091 (morning service) and 6622 (afternoon service) will service Australian Christian College
    • school bus 6096 (morning service) and 6619 (afternoon service) will service Loyola College, Plumpton HS, Plumpton PS
    • school buses 6093 and 6094 (morning services); 6623 and 6624 (afternoon services) will service Northbourne PS
  • school bus 6082 (morning service); 6608 and 6609 (afternoon services) to St Luke’s Catholic College withdrawn and replaced by new route 741 and 751

Changes by route

Route Changes
Route 600
Hornsby to Parramatta
  • Minor timetable changes.
  • These changes only affect trip times between Hornsby and Pennant Hills.
  • Trip times between Pennant Hills and Parramatta will remain unchanged.
Route 671
Riverstone to Windsor via McGraths Hill & Vineyard
  • Minor timetable changes to Route 671 to support changes to route 672
  • 2 Saturday trips replaced by route 672 services
Route 672
Wisemans Ferry to Windsor via Pitt Town & Oakville (Loop Service)
  • Over 70 additional weekly services
  • Additional services will run on weekdays and Saturdays, and new Sunday services will be introduced
  • Services between Pitt Town and Windsor will run:
    • every 30 minutes during weekday peak times,
    • every 60 minutes during weekday off peak and Saturdays
    • every 2 hours on Sundays
  • Evening services will run until around 9.00pm on weekdays and Saturdays
Route 740
Box Hill to Rouse Hill Interchange
New route
  • Over 320 additional weekly services
  • Services will run from early morning until late at night, seven days
  • Services will run:
    • every 30 minutes during weekday peak times,
    • every 60 minutes during weekday off-peaks, evenings and on weekends
Route 741
Box Hill to Riverstone
  • Over 230 additional weekly services
  • Route 741 will run via The Gables, Old Pitt Town Rd, Valletta Dr and Cataract Rd at Box Hill
  • New weekday off peak and weekend services will be introduced
  • Services will run
    • every 30 minutes during weekday peak periods
    • every 60 minutes during weekday off-peaks and on weekends
  • Existing morning and afternoon school peak services to and from Oakville will continue to run
Route 746
Riverstone to Rouse Hill Interchange
  • Over 140 additional weekly services
  • Additional weekday off peak and new weekend services
  • Services will run
    • every 30 minutes during weekday peak periods
    • every 60 minutes during weekday off-peaks and on weekends
Route 747
Mt Druitt to Rouse Hill via Marsden Park and Riverstone Station
  • Over 60 additional weekly trips
  • Route 747 services will replace route 757
  • Route 747 will run between Rouse Hill and Mount Druitt via Riverstone and Marsden Park. It will run via Jersey Rd, Pringle Rd and Mt Druitt Hospital which provides improved access to the hospital from Mt Druitt and Marsden Park
  • Additional services will run on weekdays
  • Between Rouse Hill and Elara Estate, services will run every 30 minutes on weekdays and every 60 minutes on weekends
  • Between Elara Estate and Mount Druitt, services will run every 60 minutes on weekdays and 120 minutes on weekends
Route 748
Elara Estate to Rouse Hill Interchange via Schofields Interchange
New Route
  • Over 600 new weekly trips
  • New route 748 will run between Marsden Park (Elara Estate) and Rouse Hill via Schofields and Tallawong stations
  • Replaces route 751 between Schofields and Rouse Hill Interchange
  • Services will run from early morning until late at night, seven days
  • Services between Marsden Park and Rouse Hill will run every 15 minutes during weekday peak periods, and every 30 minutes at other times including evenings and weekends
Route 751
Blacktown to Rouse Hill via Colebee, Marsden Park and Schofields
  • Route 751 will run between Marsden Park (Elara Estate) and Blacktown via Colebee
  • This change will support the introduction of new route 748
  • Services will run
    • every 30 minutes on weekdays
    • every 60 minutes on weekends
  • Route 751 will no longer run to Rouse Hill Interchange via South St and Schofields Rd, with new route 748 will provide customers alternative travel options between Rouse Hill and Schofields station
  • Customers travelling between Colebee, Marsden Park (Hollingsworth Road) and Rouse Hill can interchange between routes 748 and 751 at Richmond Road north of South Street. 
Route 757
Riverstone to Mount Druitt via Marsden Park and Rooty Hill
Route withdrawn
  • Route 757 will no longer run
  • Services will be replaced by route 747, between Riverstone, Marsden Park and Mt Druitt
Routes 752, 770, 791, 799
  • Minor timetable changes

 

Route Changes
Route 775
Mount Druitt to Penrith via Erskine Park
  • Over 170 additional weekly services
  • Between St Marys and Mount Druitt, services will run every 15 minutes during weekday peak periods and every 30 minutes during weekday off peak times and weekends
  • There is no change to service frequency between St Marys and Penrith
Route 776
Mount Druitt to Penrith via St Clair
  • Over 170 additional weekly services
  • Between St Marys and Mount Druitt, services will run every 15 minutes during weekday peak periods and every 30 minutes during weekday off peak times and weekends
  • There is no change to service frequency between St Marys and Penrith
Route 783
Penrith to Werrington via Jordan Springs
  • Over 50 additional weekly services
  • Route 783 will be extended to run to and from Werrington Station
  • Earlier and later services will run on weekdays and weekends
Route 807
Cabramatta to Cecil Hills via Bonnyrigg
  • Route 807 will be changed to run via a new route in Bonnyrigg, supporting new residential development
  • The route will run via Edensor Road, Bonnyrigg Avenue, Tarlington Parade, Wall Place, Newleaf Parade and Humphries Road in both directions
  • New bus stops will be introduced along this section of route to support customer access
  • Bus stops currently served by route 807 on Elizabeth Drive and Cabramatta Road West will continue to be served by route 808, providing links to Liverpool, Prairiewood and Fairfield
  • Bus stops currently served by route 807 along Humphries Road between Cabramatta Road and Newleaf Parade will no longer be served by regular route services, but are within 300 metres walking distance of stops on the new route path
  • There will be no change to existing service frequencies or hours of operation
Route 810/810X
Merrylands to Parramatta via Great Western Hwy
  • Over 40 additional weekly services
  • Additional services will run on route 810X during shoulder peak times on weekdays
  • All route 810 services will now run as route 810X via Great Western Highway, providing faster travel options between  Pemulwuy and Parramatta seven days a week
  • New route 824 will replace route 810 services in the Hilltop shops area
Route 811/811X
Pemulwuy to Parramatta
  • All route 811 services will now run as route 811X via Great Western Highway, providing faster travel options between Pemulwuy and Parramatta seven days a week
  • New route 824 will replace route 811 services in the Hilltop shops area
Route 813
Bonnyrigg to Fairfield
  • 50 additional weekly services
  • All route 813 services will now run to and from Western Sydney Parklands entrance at Cowpasture Road
  • Services will run every 30 minutes on Sundays; weekday and Saturday service frequency will remain unchanged
Route 824
Westmead Hospitals and Parramatta via South Wentworthville
New Route
  • New route 824 will run between Westmead Hospitals and Parramatta via South Wentworthville and Hilltop shops
  • Over 440 new weekly services
  • Services will run every 30 minutes during weekdays and weekends
  • Late evening services will run every 60 minutes
  • Services will run between Westmead, South Wentworthville and Parramatta on weekdays; late night and weekend services will run between South Wentworthville and Parramatta only
  • New route 824 will replace existing route 810 and 811 services between South Wentworthville and Parramatta

 

Morning services

Route Changes
Route 4011
Glenmore Park HS to St Dominic's College
  • Services will run 3 minutes earlier and depart at 7:47am from Glenmore Park High School
Route 4012
Penrith Station to McCarthy HS
  • Route 785 will no longer continue as school bus 4012 and run to Penola Catholic College from Penrith Station
  • Students will need to change at Penrith Station, Stand D for School Bus 4012 departing at 8.20am to Penola Catholic College
Route 5069
Richmond North PS to Grose View PS
  • Services will run 4 minutes earlier and depart at 8.45am from Richmond North Public School
Route 5115
Riverstone Station to Oakville PS
  • Services will run 10 minutes earlier and depart at 8.38am from Riverstone Station, Riverstone Pde
Route 5134
Rouse Hill to St Joseph’s Primary School Schofields
  • School bus 5134 will now service St John Paul II Catholic College and St Joseph’s Primary School
  • Route will not run to Riverstone from Boundary Rd, Schofields.
  • New School Bus 6062 will replace School Bus 5134 between Schofields and Riverstone
  • Minor departure time changes
  • Services will run 12 minutes earlier and depart at 7.50am from Riverstone Station, Riverstone Pde
Route 6013
Riverstone Station to Riverstone PS via Scofield & Riverstone HS
  • Services will run 2 minutes later and depart at 8.01am from Durham St at Carlisle Ave, Mount Druitt
Route 6022
Durham St after Carlisle Av to Rooty Hill HS via Minchinbury
  • Services will run 2 minutes later and depart at 8:01am from Durham St at Carlisle Ave, Mount Druitt
Route 6037
Mt Druitt Station to Blacktown Boys HS
  • Services will run 1 minute earlier and depart at 6:53am from Mount Druitt Station, Stand C
Route 6052
Carnavon Rd at Vine St to St Josephs PS
  • Services will run 3 minutes earlier and depart at 6.57am from Carnavon Rd at Vine St, Schofields
  • Students travelling to St John Paul II Catholic College (Nirimba campus) can still change at St John Paul II (Schofields campus)
Route 6057
Woodcroft Dr opp Woodcorft Field to St John II College via Dean Park
  • Services will run 2 minutes earlier and depart at 7.05am from stop Woodcroft Field, Woodcroft Dr
Route 6062
Schofields to Wyndham College Nirimba
  • School bus 6062 extended from Schofields to Riverstone via Schofields Rd, Boundary Rd, St Albans Rd, Advance St, Railway Tce, Riverstone Rd, Piccadilly St and Garfield Rd E
  • Minor departure time changes
Route 6071
Mount Druitt to St Francis of Assisi PS
Departure time/timing point change
  • Services will depart at 7.54am from Carlisle Ave opp Methven St, Mount Druitt
  • Minor departure time changes
Route 6082
Blacktown to St Luke's CC via Colebee & Marsden Park
  • School bus 6082 will no longer operate
  • New route 751 will replace school bus 6082 (morning service) for services to St Luke’s Catholic College
Route 6083
Conrad Rd/Yarrandale St to The Ponds HS
  • Services will run 2 minutes later and depart at 7.50am from Conrad Rd opp Oakvale Ave, Kellyville Ridge
Route 6091
Riverstone Station to Australian Christian College
New route
  • New School bus 6091 will run from Riverstone Station, Riverstone via Riverstone Pde, Garfield Rd W, Robert St, Walker Pde, Cleveland Rd and Farm Rd to Australian Christian College.
Route 6093
Sundew Pde after Hookins Ave to Northbourne Public School
New route
  • New School bus 6093 will run as a hail and ride service in Marsden Park via Sundown Pde, Bolwarra Dr/Beale St and Northbourne Dr to Northbourne PS.
Route 6094
Elara Bvd before Greygum Tce to Northbourne Public School
New Route
  • New School service 6094 will run as a hail and ride service in Marsden Park via Elara Blvd, Betula Pde, Abell Rd and Northbourne Dr to Northbourne PS
Route 6096
Plumpton Marketplace to Mt Druitt Station
New Route
  • New school bus 6096 will run from Plumpton Marketplace, Jersey Rd via Jersey Rd, Bottles Rd, Hyatts Rd, Bungalow Rd, Rooty Hill Rd N and North Pde to Mount Druitt Station

 

Afternoon services

Route Changes
Route 4599
St Dominic's College to St Dominics College via Werrington Downs
  • Services will run 1 minute later and depart at 3:05pm from St Dominic's College, Copeland St, Kingswood
Route 4624
St Dominic's College to Harvest Dr at Greenbank Dr
  • Services will run 1 minute earlier and depart at 3.10pm from St Dominic's College, Copeland St, Kingswood
Route 5516
Freemans Reach PS to Windsor HS via Windsor PS & Windsor Station
  • Services will run 2 minutes earlier and depart at 3.00pm from Freemans Reach Public School
  • Arriving at Hawkesbury High School at 3.02pm and St Matthews Primary School at 3.24pm
Route 5529
Richmond HS to Mill Rd before Roxana Rd via Richmond North PS
  • Services will depart from stop Richmond High School Bus Bay, Lennox St, Richmond at 3.04pm
  • Minor timetable changes
Route 5548
Hawkesbury Independent School to Comleroy Rd opp Roxana Rd
  • Services will run 2 minutes later  and depart at 3.05pm from Comleroy Rd opp Hawkesbury Independent School, Kurrajong
Route 5564
St Paul's Grammar School to Windsor Station via Bede Polding College
  • Services will run 2 minutes later and depart at 3.47pm from St Pauls Grammar School Bus Bay, Taylor Rd, Cranebrook
Route 5631
Colo HS to Hawkesbury Independent School
  • Services will run 2 minutes later and depart at 2.42pm from Colo High School, North Richmond
Route 5634
St John Paul II Catholic College Schofields to Rouse Hill
  • School bus 5634 will now service St Joseph’s Primary School
  • Route extended to run via Mile End Rd (at Withers Rd) and Milford Dr
  • Route will continue to run on Commercial Rd, Withers Rd, Mile End Rd, Clower Ave and Abedour Ave and will use stops on the opposite side of the road
  • Route will not run in Rouse Hill via Tallawong Rd, Guntawong Rd, Cudgegong Rd, Rouse Rd, Terry Rd and Adelphi St.
  • Minor departure time changes
Route 6532
St John Paul II College to Schofields
  • Services will run 2 minutes later and depart at 2.20pm from Wyndham College Nirimba Campus, Eastern Rd
Route 6534
St John Paul II Catholic College Nirimba to Riverstone
  • School bus 6534 will not run via Burdekin Rd and Alex Ave (between Burdekin Rd and Annalyse St) in Schofields:
  • Route will not run via Commercial Rd, Withers Rd, Milford Dr, Mile End Rd, Clower Ave, Aberdour Ave in Rouse Hill.
  • School Bus 5634 will replace stops in this area.
  • Minor departure time changes
Route 6549
St Johns PS to Riverstone Station
  • Services will run 8 minutes earlier and depart at 3.05pm from St Johns Primary School
Route 6580
St Luke's Catholic College to Riverstone
  • School bus 6580 will extend to Elara Blvd (between Northbourne Dr and Kaluta Ave)
  • Service will arrive 6 mins later at Riverstone Station.
Route 6608
St Luke's CC to Harris Av after Darling St
  • School bus 6608 will no longer operate
  • New route 751 will replace school bus 6608 (afternoon service) for services to St Luke’s Catholic College
Route 6609
St Luke's CC to Rooty Hill via Marsden Park
  • School bus 6609 will no longer operate
  • New route 747 will replace school bus 6609 (afternoon service) for services to St Luke’s Catholic College
Route 6619
Mt Druitt Station to Plumpton Marketplace
New route
  • New school bus 6619 will run from stop Mount Druitt Station, Stand C (2770102) via North Pde, Rooty Hill Rd N, Bungalow Rd, Hyatts Rd, Bottles Rd and Jersey Rd to Plumpton Marketplace
Route 6622
Australian Christian College to Elara Bvd before Elkorn St
New route
  • New school bus 6622 will run from Australia Christian College in Marsden Park via Farm Rd, Park Rd, Walker Pde, Robert St, Garfield Rd W, Richmond Rd and Elara Blvd
Route 6623
Northbourne Public School to St Luke's Catholic College
New Route
  • New school bus 6623 will run from Northbourne PS in Marsden Park via Beale St, Northbourne Dr, Elara Blvd, Betula Pde, Abel Rd and Northbourne Dr to St Lukes Catholic College
Route 6624
Northbourne Public School to Sundew Pde before Hookins Ave
New Route
  • New school bus 6624 will run from Northbourne PS in Marsden Park via Northbourne Dr, Bolwarra Dr/Beale St and Sundown Pde