Service Updates

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Changes across the Transperth Bus Network

Sun 18 Apr

From Sunday 18 April, there will be time changes to the following routes:

36, 38, 39, 40, 96, 158, 285, 286, 287, 288, 293, 295, 296*, 298, 299, 380, 462, 520, 530, 555, 568 and 935

The following services will operate with additional services:

  • Route 328 will operate with one additional afternoon school peak trip from La Salle College to Chidlow via Midland Station
  • Route 442 will operate with one additional afternoon school peak trip from Sacred Heart College to Whitfords Station
  • Route 461 will operate with one additional afternoon school peak trip from Joondalup Station to Whitfords Station via Ocean Reef Senior High School
  • Route 470 will operate with one additional afternoon school peak trip from Prendiville Catholic College to Burns Beach
  • Route 500 will operate with one additional morning and afternoon school peak trip between Bull Creek Station and Santa Maria College
  • Route 506 will operate with one additional morning peak trip and one additional afternoon school peak short Willetton SHS and Parkwood
  • Route 511 will operate with one additional afternoon school peak trip from Murdoch to Fremantle deviating via Corpus Christi College
  • Route 532 will operate with one additional afternoon school peak trip from Fremantle College to Coogee
  • Route 559 will operate with one additional afternoon school peak trip from Warnbro Station to Comet Bay College
  • Route 915 will operate with one additional morning school peak trip from Booragoon Bus Station to Fremantle Station

* Selected Route 296 services travelling south of Kalamunda Bus Station will now depart from Stand 1. Route 296 trips to Perth will continue to depart from Stand 4.

The following service will undergo a permanent route change:

  • Route 336 will undergo a route change in Ellenbrook (Charlottes Vineyard) due to road network changes. Services will now extend via Farminer Pkwy, Elmridge Pkwy to Wyara Link before Chandala Trn. Services will no longer operate along Galatea Ps.

There will be changes to a significant number of school services across the Transperth Network.

Services will change as follows:

Baldivis Secondary College

From Monday 19 April there will be changes to afternoon services for Baldivis Secondary College. The following changes will occur:

Route 565
Route 565 will be reduced to two services (currently three). Services will operate as follows:

  • Departing Baldivis Secondary College at 2.47pm arriving Sixty Eight Rd / Martindale Rd at 3.06pm
  • Departing Baldivis Secondary College at 2.50pm arriving Sixty Eight Rd / Martindale Rd 3.14pm.

Route 569

Transperth will trial a new Route 569 departing Baldivis Secondary College at 2.48pm. See the map attached.

No morning service will be available on Route 569. Students should continue to use Route 568.

Belridge Secondary College

The following service changes will occur at Belridge Secondary College.

Route 461

Transperth will trial a Route 461 service running from Belridge Secondary College to Whitfords Station via Mullaloo and Kallaroo. This afternoon only service will depart Belridge Secondary College Stand 3 (Stop No. 22679) at 3.12pm and operate express from Belridge Secondary College to Ocean Reef Rd after Marmion Av, then serve all stops via the normal Route 461 to Whitfords Station.

This service will operate on a trial basis and will require consistent and well supported patronage to ensure its continuance.

School Special 780

Afternoon School Special 780 to Joondalup Station will undergo the following changes:

This service will now display Route 465 - Joondalup Station

Route 465 will run express from Belridge Senior High School to Stop 18283 (Edgewater Dr before Whisteria Pde), and then continue via the normal 465 route to Joondalup. This change will provide additional travel options for Edith Cowan University students.

Departure and arrival times will not change.

Bob Hawke College

Services for Bob Hawke College will undergo the following changes:

Morning Trip

  • Route 96 will operate an additional later trip commencing at Dog Swamp Shopping Centre at 7.58am, arriving at Leederville Station at 8.20am. This service will connect with School Special 728
  • School Special 728 will now depart Leederville Station at the later time of 8.22am, arriving at Bob Hawke College at 8.32am.

Afternoon Trip

  • Route 96 to Dog Swamp Shopping Centre via Leederville Station will depart Stand 2 (Stop 28070) on Roberts Rd outside Bob Hawke College at the earlier time of 3.05pm. 

Butler College/Irene McCormack College

Following upgrade works on Bradman Dr outside Irene McCormack Catholic College, routes 482 and 483 will undergo stand changes as follows:

  • Route 482 to Butler Station will now depart from Stand 2 (Stop 28428) on Bradman Dr after McCormack Bvd at 2.43pm and 3.15pm.
  • Route 483 to Clarkson Station will now depart from Stand 1 (Stop 18219) on Bradman Dr after McCormack Bvd at approximately 2.48pm, 3.00pm, 3.03pm and 3.12pm.

Refer to timetable 78 for more Route 483 departures.

Carine Senior High

Afternoon services will undergo minor stand and time changes. Services will depart as follows:

Stand 1
Route 425 to Karrinup Bus Station Departing at 3.12pm
Route 743 to Marmion Departing at 3.15pm
Stand 2
Route 424 to Stirling Station Departing at 3.12pm
and 3.15pm
Stand 3
Route 425 to Warwick Station Departing at 3.10pm, 3.12pm
3.15pm and 3.16pm


Students boarding Route 424 to Stirling Station and Route 425 to Warwick Station are strongly encouraged to board the first available service to ensure all students are carried.

Corpus Christi College

An additional Route 511 will operate from Murdoch Station at 3.23pm on school days only.

This service will depart:

  • Murdoch Station at 3.23pm
  • Somerville Bvd / Keal Pass at 3.38pm
  • Winterfold Rd / Stock Rd at 3.50pm
  • Fremantle College at 3.57pm
  • Fremantle Station at 4.15pm

This service will also deviate to Corpus Christi College picking up at Stop No. 19947 on Murdoch Dr (School bus departure area) at approximately 3.29pm

Duncraig Senior High School

There will be time changes to the morning Route 444 service to Duncraig Senior High School.

Due to late running, the deviation to Duncraig Senior High School will now depart Warwick Station at the earlier time of 8.03am.

This service will now arrive at Duncraig Senior High School at approximately 8.20am.

Refer to the updated 84 timetable for more information.

Fremantle College

An additional Route 532 will operate from Fremantle College after school.

Services will operate as follows:

  • Departing Fremantle College at 2.56pm terminating at Hamilton Rd before Mayor Rd at 3.27pm.
  • Departing Fremantle College at 3.02pm terminating at Cockburn Central Station at 3.48pm.

Students are reminded that a fare is payable to travel on Transperth services.

Transit security regularly monitor Fremantle College services and any behavioural or fare evasion concerns will be reported to the Fremantle College Leadership Team.

Helena College

Changes will be made to the afternoon School Special 767 service operating between La Salle College, Swan Christian College and Stoneville/ Chidlow.

These changes may affect Helena College students walking to Great Eastern Hwy to travel.

School Special 767 has been withdrawn and replaced with an additional Route 328 service to Chidlow, passing Stop 14550 (Great Eastern Hwy after Bilgoman Rd) at approximately 3.42pm.

The second School Special 767 will continue to operate between Swan Christian College and Chidlow, passing Stop 14550 (Great Eastern Hwy after Bilgoman Rd) at approximately 3.45pm.

Kolbe Catholic College

An additional School Special 779 will operate between Kolbe Catholic College and Rockingham Station.

Services will also undergo minor time changes.

School Special 779 (express) will operate as follows:

  • Departing Kolbe Catholic College at 3.23pm arriving Rockingham Station at 3.34pm (two buses)
  • Departing Kolbe Catholic College at 3.26pm arriving Rockingham Station at 3.37pm (one bus).

School Special 780 (all stops via Rockingham Shopping Centre) will continue to depart at 3.26pm arriving at Rockingham Station at 3.37pm.

La Salle College

To provide a faster journey for students, School Special 767 will be withdrawn and replaced with an additional Route 328 service.

Route 328 will commence from La Salle College, travel via Midland Station, then operate via the normal Route 328 to Chidlow via Old York Rd. Students will not be required to transfer buses at Midland Station and students travelling to Chidlow will no longer need to transfer in Stoneville.

This additional school days only Route 328 will operate as follows:

  • Depart La Salle College (Stand 1, Stop No. 14839) 3.18pm
  • Depart Midland Station (Stand 8) 3.30pm
  • Depart Seaborne / Johnston
  • Depart Stoneville / Traylen
  • Depart Keane St West / Sawyers Rd
  • Arrive Thomas Rd / Memorial Av

Lakelands Senior High School

Afternoon services departing Lakelands Senior High School will undergo minor stand and time changes. Services will operate as follows:

Stand 1
Route 520 to Cockburn Central Station Departing at approx
3.07pm and 3.10pm
Stand 2
Route 530 to Beeliar Departing at 3.10pm
Route 530 to Fremantle Station

Departing at approx 3.15pm

Stand 3

Route 514 to Murdoch Station

Departing at approx 3.07pm

Lynwood Senior High School

There will be time changes to morning school specials operating between Thornlie Station and Lynwood Senior High School.

Services will depart Stand 5 at the following times:

  • School Special 748 departs 8.15am arriving Lynwood SHS 8.29am
  • School Special 749 departs 8.18am arriving Lynwood SHS 8.36am
  • School Special 748 departs 8.21am arriving Lynwood SHS 8.32am

Melville Senior High School

Due to poor patronage, School special 766 operating between Booragoon Bus Station and Melville Senior High School will be withdrawn.

Students should use Route 915 to Marmion St near Potts St. Route 915 will operate additional services commencing from Booragoon Bus Station at 7.54am and 8.06am, arriving at Fremantle Station at 8.26am and 8.39am respectivley.

These services will provide relief to the heavily loaded Route 915 trips serving Melville Senior High, John Curtin College of the Arts and Christian Brothers College.

Ocean Reef Senior High

Services for Ocean Reef Senior High School will undergo the following changes:

An additional Route 461 will commence from Stand 1 (Stop 22113) at Ocean Reef Senior High School at 3.12pm on school days only to Whitfords Station. This service will operate on trial and will require consistent and well supported patronage to ensure its retention.

Route 462 commencing from Stand 1 ( Stop No 22113) at Ocean Reef Senior High School, will depart one minute earlier at 3.15pm.

Our Lady of Grace School

From Monday 19 April, School Special 783 which operates between Our Lady of Grace School and Warwick Station, will undergo a permanent route change between Our Lady of Grace School and Sacred Heart College. See map attached

As such, School Special 783 will no longer service the following roads:

  • Sheppard Wy
  • Parnell Av
  • Marmion Av south of Seacrest Dr
  • West Coast Dr between The Plaza and St Hellier Dr
  • St Hellier Dr between West Coast Dr and Hocking Pde

Students currently boarding on Seacrest Dr will now be dropped on the other side of the road as the revised route will operate via Sacred Heart College first before travelling along Seacrest Dr.

There is no change to the route beyond Sacred Heart College.

Perth Waldorf School

To reduce waiting times for students after school, Route 520 to Cockburn Central will undergo minor time changes.

Route 520 will now depart from Stop 20349 (Gwilliam Dr after Progress Dr) at approximately 3.17pm, arriving at Cockburn Central Station at 3.43pm.

Prendiville Catholic College

An additional Route 470 will commence from Prendiville Catholic College at 3.33pm (school days only) to Burns Beach.

This service will commence from Stop 22190. This service will operate on a trial basis and will require consistent and well supported patronage to ensure its retention.

Rockingham/Safety Bay Senior High School

To improve access for students connecting to the wider Transperth network and to improve frequency between Warnbro Station and Secret Harbour, School Special 786 will undergo changes.

School Special 786 operating between Rockingham Senior High School, Safety Bay Senior High School and Port Kennedy will undergo a change of route to terminate at Warnbro Station.

Students travelling south of Warnbro Station should stay on the bus, as the service will then continue as an additional Route 559 operating from Warnbro Station to Secret Harbour.

The services will operate as follows:

School Special 786

  • Depart Rockingham Senior High School 2.47pm
  • Depart Safety Bay Senior High School 2.58pm
  • Arrive Warnbro Station 3.08pm

This bus then continues as Route 559

  • Depart Warnbro Station 3.15pm
  • Arrive Comet Bay College 3.37pm.

Sacred Heart College

From Monday 19 April there will be changes to afternoon services for Sacred Heart College. The following changes will occur:

Route 441

Due to a decline in patronage, Route 441 operating from Sacred Heart College to Whitfords Station will no longer operate two services.
The remaining 441 service will depart Sacred Heart College at 3.40pm, arriving at Whitfords Station at 4.08pm.

Route 442

As a result of the changes above and below, Transperth will now operate two new Route 442 services from Sacred Heart College.

  • Route 442 to Whitfords Station will depart at 3.40pm (3.20pm Thursday) travelling via Hocking Pde and Hepburn Av, to continue the normal 442 route to Whitfords Station arriving at 4.06pm. This service will run express to Stop 18771 (Orbell Rd after Hepburn Av)
  • Route 442 to Warwick Station will depart at 3.37pm (3.20pm Thursday) travelling via Hocking Pde and Hepburn Av, to continue the normal 442 route to Warwick Station arriving at 3.59pm. This service will run express to Stop 18072 (Marmion Av after Hepburn Av).

School Special 785

School Special 785 operating from Sacred Heart College to Warwick Station will be withdrawn. This service will be replaced with an additional Route 442 service.

  • Students currently using School Special 785 to access Parnell Av or Warwick Rd should use Route 441 to Warwick Station at 3.37pm.
  • Students currently using School Special 785 to access Chessell Dr should consider either Route 441 departing on Poynter Dr or Route 442 departing on Marmion Av.

Santa Maria College

Services for Santa Maria College will undergo the following changes:

Morning Services School Special 782 will be withdrawn. Students should consider the following alternative options:

Departing Bull Creek Station

An additional school days only Route 500 will operate Bull Creek Station (Stand 1) at 7.45am to Santa Maria College. This service will operate via Booragoon Bus Station (Stand D4 at 8.02am) and terminate at Santa Maria College at 8.20am. Students currently arriving at Bull Creek Station on Route 509 at approximately 7.41am will be required to transfer to Route 500.

Departing Corpus Christi College

Catch Route 510 leaving Murdoch Dr opposite Corpus Christi College at approximately 7.43am. Transfer at Booragoon Bus Station to Route 500 (Stand D4) at 8.02am bound for Santa Maria College.

Departing Riseley St south of Booragoon Bus Station

Catch Route 510 along Riseley St at approximately 7.48am. Transfer at Booragoon Bus Station to Route 500 (Stand D4) at 8.02am.

Departing Riseley St north of Booragoon Bus Station

Catch Route 114 along Riseley St south to Booragoon Bus Station. Transfer at Booragoon Bus Station to Route 500 (Stand D4) at 8.02am

Afternoon Services

An additional Route 500 service will commence at Santa Maria College and operate via Booragoon Bus Station at approximately 3.48pm, arriving at Bull Creek Station at approximately 4.03pm. Route 500 will depart Stand 1 (Stop 11061) on Moreing Rd at 3.30pm.

School Special 783 will now depart from Stand 2 (Stop 11060) on Moreing Rd at 3.35pm. The actual route taken remains unchanged, however students travelling to Booragoon Bus Station should catch Route 500 (shown above) as this service will depart and arrive earlier at Booragoon.

School Special 784 will now depart from Stand 3 (Stop 11058) on Moreing Rd at 3.35pm. The route will undergo a permanent route change terminating at Stop 19968 (Marsengo Rd before Broadhurst Cr). Students travelling to Bull Creek Station should use Route 500. Route 158 services will continue to operate unchanged from Stand 4 (Stop 11057).

Swan Christian College

Due to poor patronage, School Special 767 will no longer operate with two buses. School Special 767 will run the following revised route (see map attached), departing Swan Christian College at 3.22pm.

The former 767 service commencing at La Salle and travelling via Swan Christian College will no longer operate.

Willetton Senior High School

Services for Willetton Senior High School will undergo the following changes:

Morning Services

An additional Route 506 trip will operate from Parkwood at 8.04am travelling via Southlands Boulevard Shopping Centre to Bull Creek Station at 8.32am. This service will provide additional capacity to heavily loaded Route 507 services.

Afternoon Services

  • Route 205 to Huntingdale will now depart from Stand 2 (Stop 28002) on Pinetree Gully Rd. Departure time is unchanged at 2.52pm
  • Route 206 to Thornlie Station will now depart from Stand 2 (Stop 28002) on Pinetree Gully Rd. Departure time is unchanged at 2.55pm
  • Route 506 will operate an additional trip commencing from Stop No. 20014 on Pinetree Gully Rd opposite Willetton SHS at 2.55pm. This service will then operate via the normal Route 506 to Parkwood.
  • Route 507 commencing from Stop 20014 (Pinetree Gully Rd after Agincourt Rd) opposite Willetton SHS will now depart 2.52pm.
  • Route 518 to Piara Waters will now depart from Stand 3 (Stop 23661) on Pinetree Gully Rd. Departure time is unchanged at 2.55pm School Special 755 between Willetton SHS and Willetton will be withdrawn. Students should use the additional Route 506 service shown above
  • School Special 755 between Willetton SHS and Willetton will be withdrawn. Students should use the additional Route 506 service shown above. 

There are no changes to Routes 207, 998 or 999.

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