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School Special Changes for Term 1 2017

Wed 01 Feb

From Wednesday 1 February 2016, there will changes to a number of school services.

Please click on your school for more details of the changes.

Please note that as services change this information will be updated so check closer to the start of term.

Not every school will be undergoing changes however everyone should plan their journey prior to the first day of school. Service information will be available in the JourneyPlanner at least two weeks prior to the start of school.

If this is your first time travelling on public transport visit getonboard.transperth.wa.gov.au/ for tips on travelling to and from school.

If you require further assistance regarding service changes or planning your journey, please call the Transperth InfoLine on 13 62 13 (TIS: 13 14 50). Hearing or speech impaired? Call via NRS 133 677 and ask for 13 62 13.  

 

 

Atlantis Beach Baptist College and Two Rocks Primary School

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, the following services will deviate to the newly completed Atlantis Beach Baptist College also improving access to Two Rocks Primary School.

Morning

Route 490 departing Butler Station at 7.53am will deviate to Two Rocks Primary School (arriving approx 8.20am) and Atlantis Beach Baptist College (arriving approx 8.25am).

This service will now arrive at Two Rocks Shopping Centre at 8.30am.

Afternoon

Route 490 will commence from Two Rocks Primary School at 3.00pm, then depart Atlantis Beach Baptist College at 3.10pm arriving at Butler Station at 3.48pm.

Passengers should note Routes 490 and 491 are undergoing time changes.

Baldivis Secondary College and Tranby College

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, Route 567 will extend three times each school day to serve residential development at the corner of Baldivis Rd and Sixty Eight Rd.

The following services will be extended:

Morning

Route 567 will commence from Sixty Eight Rd before Cogita Av at 7.52am. This service will continue to service Baldivis Secondary College and Tranby College.

Afternoon

Route 567 commencing from Warnbro Station at 2.38pm will extend to Sixty Eight Rd after Cogita Av. The service will include a deviation to Baldivis Secondary College (at approximately 2.52pm)

Route 567 commencing from Warnbro Station at 3.16pm will extend to Sixty Eight Rd after Cogita Av. The service will include a deviation to Tranby College (at approximately 3.28pm). Tranby College students should note the change in departure time after school.

 

Belridge Secondary College

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, Transperth will withdraw the morning service on School Special 781 operating between Joondalup Station and Belridge Secondary College.

This service will be replaced by an additional Route 463 service which will depart Joondalup Station at 8.09am, travelling via Belridge Secondary College at 8.19am, before arriving at Whitfords Station at 8.40am.

Carine Senior High School

From 1 February 2017, selected afternoon services at Carine Senior High School will undergo a time change:

  • Route 425 (short services) running from Carine Senior High School to Warwick Station will depart at the earlier time of 3.12pm with two buses
  • School Special 743 running from Carine Senior High School to Marmion will depart at the earlier time of 3.12pm.

These time changes are as a result of a request from Carine Senior High School to reflect amended school finishing times. Other services are currently unable to be changed due to them negatively impacting other schools.

Churchlands Senior High School

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, the following changes will be made to routes serving Churchlands Senior High School in response to increasing student enrolments. 

Morning Services
  • An additional Route 990 short service will commence from the Perth Busport at 8.06am travelling to Glendalough Station.
  • This service will then continue as an additional School Special 739 departing Glendalough Station at 8.32am.
  • School Special 739 will now operate three morning departures from Glendalough at 8.27am, 8.32am and 8.37am.

Afternoon Services

  • School Special 734 (express) will now run an additional service. They will now depart at - 3:20pm and 3:25pm. Both will continue as Route 423 from Stirling Station
  • School Specials 736 and 738 will now operate with an articulated bus increasing capacity
  • School Special 739 will now run four buses. Services will depart at 3.18pm, 3.20pm 3.22pm and 3.26pm.

Dianella Secondary College (formerly Mirrabooka Senior High School)

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, School Special 754 will undergo minor time changes to reflect the new finish times.

School Special 754 will now depart at the following times:

·         Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 3:12pm

·         Thursday: 2:45pm.

There will be no change to the route.

Hale School

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, School Special 721 operating between Claremont Station and Hale School will undergo time changes and depart Claremont Station at the earlier time of 7.50am.

Harrisdale Senior High School

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, the following services will deviate to the newly completed Harrisdale Senior High School.

Morning Services

  • Route 518 departing Murdoch Station at 7.54am and arriving at Harrisdale Senior High School at approximately 8.27am
  • Route 518 departing Cockburn Central Station at 8:18am and arriving at Harrisdale Senior High School at approximately 8.34am
  • Route 519 departing Murdoch Station at 8.00am and arriving at Harrisdale Senior High School at approximately 8.33am
  • Route 519 departing Armadale Station at 8.05am and arriving at Harrisdale Senior High School at approximately 8.25am

Afternoon Services

  • Route 518 to Challenger Institute Murdoch via Murdoch Station will depart Harrisdale Senior High School 3.07pm
  • Route 518 to Cockburn Central will depart Harrisdale Senior High School at 3.10pm
  • Route 519 to Murdoch Station will commence from Harrisdale Senior High School at 3:10pm
  • Route 519 to Armadale Station will depart Harrisdale Senior High School at 3:07pm
Students can catch the afternoon services on Laverton Crescent.

Herne Hill Primary School

From 1 February 2017, Route 310 departing Upper Swan at 3.03pm on school days will now deviate to Herne Hill Primary School en route to Midland Station. The service will now arrive in Midland Station three minutes later at 3.48pm.

Deviations to Upper Swan Primary School, Swan Christian College and Keane St are unchanged.

Mandurah area School Specials including services on Routes 593 and 594

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, there will be changes to routes 593 and 594 as well as school specials 725 and 744.

Morning

  • An additional Route 593 will depart Oceanic Dr near Westbury Wy, Dawesville at 7.35am arriving at Mandurah Station at 8.11am. This bus will then continue as 586 service to Frederick Irwin Anglican Community School via John Tonkin College (Greenfields Campus)
  • School Special 725 (map) will undergo a route change as a result of poor patronage in Furnissdale. This service will now depart Tranquil Rt at the later time of 7.22am, however arrival times at Mandurah Station and local schools is unchanged.

Afternoon

  • An additional Route 594 service will commence from John Tonkin College (Greenfields Campus) at 3.09pm. The service will depart Mandurah Station at 3.19pm arriving at Old Coast Rd near Cossack Wy at 3.52pm.
  • School Special 725 (map) will undergo a route change as a result of poor patronage in Furnissdale. This service will now arrive at Tranquill Rt at the earlier time of 4.29pm. Departure times from local schools and Mandurah Station is unchanged.
  • School Special 744 (map) will undergo route change as a result of poor patronage in Parklands. This service will now arrive at Lakelands Rd at the earlier time of 4.10pm. Departure times from schools remain unchanged. 

Newman College

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, School Specials 710, 715, 716, 717, 718, 719 will all depart Newman College at the earlier time of 3.30pm. This time change is as a result of a request from Newman College to reflect amended school finishing times.

From Monday 20 February 2017, there will be changes to School Specials 710, 715, 716, 717, 718, and 719 departing Newman College. All routes will now all depart Newman College at the later time of 3.40pm.  Route 83 will continue to depart Newman College at 3.44pm. This time change is as a result of a request from Newman College to reflect amended school finishing times.

Pinjarra area schools

Following the withdrawal of the final orange school bus services from Murray Country Estate, Transperth will be introducing the following new school special connecting Murray Country Estate to Pinjarra area schools. School Special 722 will serve Pinjarra Primary School, Pinjarra High School and St Josephs Primary School. 

As a Transperth service, all students are required to pay a fare to travel.

This school special will not run the same route as the orange school buses, you should check the routes below and plan your journey prior to the start of school to find your nearest stops.

School Special 722 will run as follows:

Morning Services

  • Depart Naturaliste Dr before Sutton St at 8.05am 
  • Via Pinjarra Senior High School at approx 8:18am
  • Arrivie at Pinjarra Primary School at approx 8.25am.

See a map of the morning route here.

Afternoon Services

  • Depart Stand 7 on Camp Rd outside Pinjarra Senior High School at 2.38pm on Monday and 3.18pm Tuesday to Friday
  • Via Pinjarra Primary School at 2:42pm on Monday and 3.22pm Tuesday to Friday
  • Terminate at Naturaliste Dr before Sutton St.

See a map of the afternoon route here. 

Servite College

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, an additional Route 414 service will depart from Servite College at 3:40pm arriving at Stirling Station at 4:06pm.

St James Anglican School

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, the following services will now deviate to St James Anglican School in Alkimos

Morning

Route 490 departing Two Rocks Shopping Centre at 7.49am will deviate to St James Anglican School arriving at approx 8.15am. This service will now arrive at Butler Station at 8.27am.

Route 491 departing Butler Station at 8.13am will deviate to St James Anglican School arriving at approx 8.20am.

Afternoon

Route 490 departing Butler Station at 3.06pm will deviate to St James Anglican School departing at approx. 3.13pm arriving at Two Rocks Shopping Centre at the later time of 3.48pm.

Route 491 departing Yanchep at 2:50pm will deviate to St James Anglican School departing at approx 3.12pm arriving at Butler Station at the later time of 3:29pm.

Passengers should note Routes 490 and 491 are undergoing time changes.

Trinity College

From Wednesday 1 February 2017, the following services will undergo minor time changes.

  • School Special 790 will now depart the Perth Busport at 8:05am and 8:11am arriving at Trinity College at approximately 8:18am and 8:24am respectively
  • School Special 791 will now depart the Perth Busport at 8:08am and arrive at Trinity College at approximately 8:23am.

Time changes to selected School Specials in the Southern Suburbs

  • The following services will undergo time changes:

    School Special 753 from Booragoon Bus Station to Wesley College via Canning Bridge Station will depart now depart at 7.38am. There is no change to the arrival time at Wesley College

    School Special 753 from Wesley College to Booragoon Bus Station via Canning Bridge Station will arrive four minutes later at Booragoon Bus Station. There is no change to the departure time from Wesley College.

    School Special 766 running from Melville Senior High School to East Fremantle will arrive five minutes later at Canning Hwy near Irwin St. There is no change to the departure time from Melville Senior High School.

    School Special 771 running from Wattleup to Hamilton Senior High will depart five minutes later at 8.10am, arriving at Hamilton Senior High School at 8.45am.

    School Special 771 running from Hamilton Senior High to Wattleup will arrive five minutes earlier. There is no change to the departure time Hamilton Senior High (3.15pm).

    School Special 772 running from Hamilton Senior High School to Yangebup will arrive nine minutes later at Osprey Dr near Mudlark Wy. There is no change to the departure time from Hamilton Senior High School

    School Special 775 operating between Hamilton Senior High and Cockburn Central Station will undergo time changes and operate as follows:

    • Depart Hamilton Senior High at 3.18pm
    • via Winterfold Rd near Stock Rd at 3.26pm
    • TAFE North Lake Campus at 3.29pm
    • Kennedy Baptist College at 3.34pm
    • Arrive Cockburn Central Station at 4.09pm
    School Special 785 running between Booragoon Bus Station and Aquinas College via Canning Bridge Station will depart 10 minutes later, departing Booragoon at 7.52am and arriving at Aquinas College at the earlier time of 8.20am.
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