Bus network refinements underway
Keolis Downer Hunter has announced refinements to the Newcastle bus network to address community feedback received since January. General Manager Mark Dunlop said improvements, to be implemented on 29 July, will be made across the network after completing a process of scheduling, timetabling, and engagement with Newcastle Transport’s staff and stakeholders. “As you’d expect following […]
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Additional transport options for those attending Anzac Day services
With tens of thousands of people expected to attend the Nobbys dawn service this year, Newcastle Transport is providing a number of additional transport options to help Novocastrians travel to and from the city on Anzac Day. “We are pleased to help locals take part in Newcastle’s Anzac Day services by running Park and Ride […]
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Newcastle Transport On Demand app now available
Customers taking part in the first trial of ‘On Demand’ public transport in the Hunter can download an app connecting them with buses that will come right to the door in the Lake Macquarie area. The Newcastle Transport On Demand app matches customers travelling in the same direction, creating an optimised, flexible route that responds to demand […]
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Newcastle Transport launches On Demand
Customers will have improved choice, convenience and accessibility when a new ‘on demand’ bus trial starts during off-peak periods in Lake Macquarie in 2018. Areas of Dudley, Mount Hutton and Warners Bay have been chosen for the trial, which starts in January. Customers will be able to book a service and pre-pay by credit card […]
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A better way to travel: services every 15 minutes
Newcastle is set to receive better bus and ferry services than ever before when new timetables are introduced next year. High frequency bus services will run every 15 minutes on key corridors, while ferry services, will also run every 15 minutes between Stockton and Newcastle. Three of the four core bus routes will also connect […]
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Buses will keep the city moving for Newcastle 500
Buses will continue to run into Newcastle in the weeks leading up to the Newcastle 500 to ensure residents, workers, students and visitors can continue to go about their daily lives. “Our job is to keep the city moving during this exciting and significant event for Newcastle,” Chief Executive Officer of Keolis Downer Hunter, Campbell […]
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Bus drivers wanted to be part of the new era in public transport
Keolis Downer is looking for bus drivers to be part of the new era of public transport in Newcastle. Chief Executive Officer of Keolis Downer Hunter, Campbell Mason, said the company is looking for full time and casual bus drivers who exhibit a commitment to customer service and safety. “Bus drivers have a fundamental responsibility […]
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