Perth Busport

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Perth Busport
Central area bus station
E37 Perth Busport (17July2016) 05.JPG
Yagan Square entrance
LocationWellington Street, Perth
Australia
Coordinates31°57′02″S 115°51′28″E / 31.9505°S 115.8577°E / -31.9505; 115.8577
Owned byPublic Transport Authority
Operated byTransperth
Bus routes34
Bus stands16
ConnectionsTrain transfer at Perth station
Other information
Fare zone1 / Free Transit Zone
History
Opened13 July 2016 (official)
17 July 2016 (operational)

Perth Busport is an underground bus station that is located underneath Wellington Street, Perth, Western Australia. It was officially opened by then Premier of Western Australia Colin Barnett and then Minister for Transport Dean Nalder on 13 July 2016.[1][2][3][4][5]

Description[edit]

The underground lounge at the busport

Perth Busport is located underground, west of Perth railway station, between Wellington, Roe Street and Milligan streets. There are two bus access points, from Wellington Street and Milligan Street, and three passenger entrances, at Yagan Square, Queen Street, and King Street. The underground lounge is air-conditioned, contains 160 seats, two kiosks, and digital screens displaying updated departure information. Buses loop around the lounge, which is surrounded by double-glazed glass, and has sixteen stands grouped into four areas, each with four stands.[5][6]

History[edit]

Perth Busport started operating on 17 July 2016, served by 25 Transperth routes operated by Path Transit, Swan Transit and Transdev WA. The temporary Roe Street bus station closed on the same day as the new busport opened.[7]

Bus routes[edit]

34 regular Transperth bus services start and terminate at Perth Busport.[7] The busport uses a dynamic stand allocation system, meaning that services are only allocated a specific stand as they approach the busport.[8] Rail replacement bus services for the Joondalup, Mandurah, Fremantle, Midland and Armadale railway lines also start and terminate at Perth Busport when the lines cannot operate from Perth Station, departing from stands 5-8.

Stop Route Destination / description Notes
Stands 1–4 990 to Scarborough Beach Bus Station via Charles Street, Scarborough Beach Road & Glendalough station[9]High frequency[9]
910 to Fremantle station via The Causeway, Canning Highway, Canning Bridge station & East Fremantle[10]High frequency[10]
15 to Glendalough Station via Newcastle Street, Oxford Street, Scarborough Beach Road, Anzac Road & Powis Street[11]
402 to Stirling station via Loftus Street, Scarborough Beach Road, Main Street & Tuart Hill[12]
403 to Stirling station via Loftus Street, London Street, Ediboro Street, Royal Street, Hamilton Street, Messina Avenue & Telford Crescent[13]
404 to Tuart Hill via Loftus Street, London Street, McDonald Street, York Street & Swan Street[14]
789 to Mercedes College[15]School Specials
Stands 5–8 960 to Curtin University bus station via Wellington Street, Albany Highway & Kent Street[16]High frequency[16]
220 to Armadale Station via Albany Highway[17]
34 to Cannington station via Elizabeth Quay Bus Station, Angelo Street, Murray Street, Gillon Street, Curtin University bus station, Ashburton Street & Bentley Plaza[18]
30 to Curtin University bus station via Elizabeth Quay Bus Station, Labouchere Road, Robert Street, Salter Point, Hope Avenue & Manning Road[19]
31 to Salter Point via Elizabeth Quay Bus Station, Labouchere Road, Talbot Avenue, Canavan Crescent & Marsh Avenue[20]
901 to Midland Station, replacing Midland line train servicesRail replacement services
904 to Butler Station, replacing Joondalup line train services
906 to Fremantle Station, replacing Fremantle line train services
907 to Armadale Station, replacing Armadale line train services
909 to Mandurah Station, replacing Mandurah line train services
Stands 9–12 19 to Dog Swamp Shopping Centre via Fitzgerald Street, Alexander Drive & Yokine[21]
722 to Goodwill Industries,[22] Malaga via Alexander DriveSchool Specials
360 to Alexander Heights Shopping Centre via Fitzgerald Street, Alexander Drive, Illawarra Court South & Marangaroo Drive[23]Limited stops[23]
361 to Alexander Heights Shopping Centre via Fitzgerald Street, Alexander Drive, Illawarra Court North & Errina Road[24]Limited stops[24]
362 to East Ballajura via Fitzgerald Street, Alexander Drive, Cassowary Drive & Guadalupe Drive[25]Limited stops[25]
960 to Mirrabooka bus station via Fitzgerald Street, Alexander Drive & Yirrigan Drive[16]High frequency[16]
81 to City Beach via Wellington Street, City West station, Cambridge Street, Floreat Forum & Oceanic Drive[26]
82 to City Beach via Wellington Street, City West station, Cambridge Street, The Boulevard, Floreat Forum & Templetonia Crescent (selected trips extend to Launceston Avenue via Branksome Gardens)[27]
83 to Wembley Downs via Wellington Street, City West station, Cambridge Street, Harborne Street, Grantham Street & Empire Avenue[28]
84 to Wembley Downs via Wellington Street, City West station, Cambridge Street, Harborne Street, Grantham Street & Hale Road[29]
85 to Glendalough Station via Wellington Street, City West station, Cambridge Street, Herdsman Parade & Harborne Street[30]
Stands 13–16 28 to Claremont Station via HBF Stadium[31]
790 to Trinity College[32]School Specials
791 to Trinity College[33]School Specials
370 to Mirrabooka bus station via Charles Street, Flinders Street & Nollamara Avenue[34]Limited stops[34]
970 to Mirrabooka bus station via Charles Street, Flinders Street & Nollamara Avenue[35]High frequency[35]
384 to Mirrabooka bus station via Charles Street, Wanneroo Road, Nollamara Shopping Centre & Ravenswood Drive[36]
385 to Kingsway City Shopping Centre via Charles Street, Wanneroo Road, Princess Road, Girrawheen Avenue and Highclere Boulevard[37]Limited Stops
386 to Kingsway City Shopping Centre via Charles Street, Wanneroo Road, Princess Road, Girrawheen Avenue and Highclere Boulevard[38]
387 to Warwick station via Charles Street, Wanneroo Road, Balcatta Road & Erindale Road[39]
388 to Warwick station via Charles Street, Wanneroo Road & Beach Road[40]
389 to Wanneroo via Charles Street & Wanneroo Road[41]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the Bus Project". Perth City Link. Public Transport Authority. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  2. ^ McNiven, Andrew. "New Perth busport 'will ease public transport pressure'". WA Today. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  3. ^ O'Connor, Andrew (13 July 2016). "New Perth bus port unveiled as Dean Nalder says voters trust Government on transport". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  4. ^ "World-class busport transforms public transport". Government of Western Australia. Media Statements. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  5. ^ a b Kelly, Joel (16 June 2016). "New Perth busport set to open". Perth Now. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  6. ^ Johnston, Greig (7 July 2016). "Perth Busport open day: public urged to see new facility on July 16 - Community News Group". Guardian Express. Community Newspaper Group. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  7. ^ a b "July 2016 Bus Service Changes". Transperth. Archived from the original on 29 June 2016. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
  8. ^ "New Underground Wellington Street Bus Port". Smart Transport. Government of Western Australia. 2 March 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  9. ^ a b "Route 990". Bus Timetable 206 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 21 July 2019].
  10. ^ a b "Route 910". Bus Timetable 207 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 21 July 2019].
  11. ^ "Route 15". Bus Timetable 56 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 19 May 2019].
  12. ^ "Route 402". Bus Timetable 58 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 19 May 2019].
  13. ^ "Route 403". Bus Timetable 58 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 19 May 2019].
  14. ^ "Route 404". Bus Timetable 58 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 19 May 2019].
  15. ^ Bus Route 789 Timetable. Transperth.
  16. ^ a b c d "Route 960". Bus Timetable 210 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 10 March 2019].
  17. ^ "Route 220". Bus Timetable 3 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 7 October 2018].
  18. ^ "Route 34". Bus Timetable 19 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 17 February 2019].
  19. ^ "Route 30". Bus Timetable 12 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 17 February 2019].
  20. ^ "Route 31". Bus Timetable 12 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 17 February 2019].
  21. ^ "Route 19". Bus Timetable 71 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 3 February 2019].
  22. ^ "Route 722 (Goodwill Industries) – Perth Busport Stand Change: 9 October 2016". Transperth. Archived from the original on 10 October 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2016. Additional archives: 10 October 2016.
  23. ^ a b "Route 360". Bus Timetable 76 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 3 February 2019].
  24. ^ a b "Route 361". Bus Timetable 76 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 3 February 2019].
  25. ^ a b "Route 362". Bus Timetable 76 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 3 February 2019].
  26. ^ "Route 81". Bus Timetable 43 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 5 August 2018].
  27. ^ "Route 82". Bus Timetable 43 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 5 August 2018].
  28. ^ "Route 83". Bus Timetable 43 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 5 August 2018].
  29. ^ "Route 84". Bus Timetable 43 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 5 August 2018].
  30. ^ "Route 85". Bus Timetable 43 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 5 August 2018].
  31. ^ "Route 28". Bus Timetable 33 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 21 July 2019].
  32. ^ Bus Route 790 Timetable. Transperth.
  33. ^ Bus Route 791 Timetable. Transperth.
  34. ^ a b "Route 370". Bus Timetable 72 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 21 July 2019].
  35. ^ a b "Route 970". Bus Timetable 211 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 21 July 2019].
  36. ^ "Route 384". Bus Timetable 72 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 21 July 2019].
  37. ^ "Route 385". Bus Timetable 82 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 8 March 2020].
  38. ^ "Route 386". Bus Timetable 82 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 8 March 2020].
  39. ^ "Route 387". Bus Timetable 81 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 8 March 2020].
  40. ^ "Route 388". Bus Timetable 81 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 8 March 2020].
  41. ^ "Route 389". Bus Timetable 81 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 8 March 2020].

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