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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

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There's an interesting change on the Mandurah and Yanchep lines. W shuttles end around 5pm. Then there's a 5 minutely service until around 6 running to Mandurah/Yanchep.
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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

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Bus Suggestions wrote: Thu Jun 13, 2024 7:37 pm Although there isn't a full service changes page, updated bus and train timetables for the Yanchep opening have been uploaded to the Transperth website, as usual by changing the date format in the URL, rather than actually being linked anywhere at the moment :roll: Note that trip changes only seem to have been made to the Yanchep (ex-Joondalup) and Mandurah Line timetables, the other lines have only had formatting changes (gap in row spacing for assumedly better printing) and the Perth Station map updated. If someone else has the time to run through the variety of bus timetables and see which have received updates, that'd be highly appreciated.
You can get to the pages with the updated Timetables: https://www.transperth.wa.gov.au/timeta ... ort%20Line], just change the line name (this worked for me this arvo cos it's the link I have bookmarked but it wasn't working going through the site the normal way). Hasn't got Joondalup/Yanchep yet, though the page for Yanchep is there and obviously the TT is accessible using a direct link.

I've gone through the bus timetables very quickly (they're all on there using https://www.transperth.wa.gov.au/timeta ... time=06:00), here are the main changes other than times/frequencies and the Yanchep area changes they already announced that I spotted:

516 now terminates at Murdoch Station by default with select services in the morning running from Murdoch TAFE toward Willetton only.

Timed stop on the 100 and 101 has been removed from Lawson Street / Farnham Street.

Extension to Canning Bridge Station on the 510 has been added as a timed stop on the TT for the S patterns.

301 no longer goes down Helena Street > Velverton Dr to Midland Hospital, instead going via Gt Eastern/Morrison/Amherst to Yelverton, thanks to the permanent closure of the Helena Street level crossing: https://www.metronet.wa.gov.au/Portals/ ... 0Sheet.pdf.

Probably missing stuff, I didn't go into detail, just skimmed through mostly on the route maps.
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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

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Only took them about 4 hours from first notice of their upload to updating the webpage, making my complaints look extremely unwarranted (which, in the grand scheme of things, is a good outcome :D ) - the page links now work the normal way for me.

There seem to be a few quality control issues, however - neighbourhood parks/public open space isn't highlighted on some of the new timetables, and TT 77 is missing a map entirely, somehow.
I'd post any important, bus-related links I had, but they're outdated anyways.
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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

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Looking at the train timetables I don't think there's a single service on the Yanchep/Mandurah Line that remains untouched. While off-peak frequencies unfortunately haven't really been changed there are still a few solid improvements.
  • Extensive time changes, even on trips that haven't been retimed or extended the intermediate station times have been adjusted to avoid early running. Also extra running time on the southbound Yanchep Line approaching Perth, though some runs on the Mandurah Line have been tightened by a minute
  • Clarkson K pattern trips in the peak direction now extend to Yanchep, and start running 10 minutes earlier in the afternoon. Trips running against the peak remain unchanged
  • Wekday trains from Mandurah now start 12 minutes (one service) earlier in the morning
  • The Rockingham K pattern has been withdrawn, and the inbound trip now starts at Mandurah
  • The existing P pattern trip from Whitfords to Perth Station Platform 8 has also been withdrawn, simplifying the timetable
  • The 10 minute peak frequency now extends until 10am and restarts at 1:30pm, as measured at Perth Underground (previously 9:30am to 2pm)
  • Afternoon peak trains to Cockburn after 5:02pm now extend to Mandurah, because of this the frequency from Perth to Clarkson drops from every 5 minutes to every 10 minutes after 6pm
  • Evening trains on the 30 minute frequency now depart 2 minutes later, which hopefully will connect better with the Airport Line
  • On Sundays, the 15 minute frequency now starts with the very first train
I might go for a deep dive through the bus timetables over the next few days, time permitting. Have already noticed some improvements to the 507 (10 minute peak frequency starts 90 minutes earlier) and 517 (more trips extend to Murdoch TAFE plus an additional trip at 2:00 from Murdoch to Thornlie).
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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

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One thing that really stands out is that the 386 gains an extra late-night trip on Saturday night departing Perth Busport at 1am. Even now, the 12:30am last trip is the last northern suburbs bus departure from the city other the 950, and only the 115 down south bests it by 2 minutes at 12:32am, so obviously this takes it a whole lot further.

But I've thought for a while about how currently the 907 keeps running out of the busport until 2:26am every Friday and Saturday night, and hence the costs of keeping it open and security have to be paid anyway until then, so the duration of the Armadale Line shutdown would be a good opportunity to trial ultra-late weekend bus services out of the busport, and see if they can develop enough patronage to be viable even after the Armadale trains return and the busport no longer has to be kept open for the 907. And I guess the 1am 386 is a small step towards that.

Certainly the 386/Wanneroo Road/Charles St corridor receives strong enough patronage at night to justify this. The pattern of the current Saturday schedule perhaps suggests the 1am service should be a 389 straight up Wanneroo Road for even spacing, but then again in fairness the 386 does do a better job of serving areas further away from late night train services and with more solidly built-up residential catchment and less bushland and industrial, at the expense of missing out on some residential areas north of Hepburn Avenue.

In more daytime-relevant news on that timetable, the southbound Wanneroo Road/Nollamara Avenue timed stop (start of the coordinated frequent service roughly at the level of the 950) has moved south one stop to Harrison St (oddly enough the corresponding northbound timed stop has also inched south one stop at a time in the last few timetable revisions).
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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

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Frederick wrote: Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:18 amOne thing that really stands out is that the 386 gains an extra late-night trip on Saturday night departing Perth Busport at 1am. Even now, the 12:30am last trip is the last northern suburbs bus departure from the city other the 950, and only the 115 down south bests it by 2 minutes at 12:32am, so obviously this takes it a whole lot further.

But I've thought for a while about how currently the 907 keeps running out of the busport until 2:26am every Friday and Saturday night, and hence the costs of keeping it open and security have to be paid anyway until then, so the duration of the Armadale Line shutdown would be a good opportunity to trial ultra-late weekend bus services out of the busport, and see if they can develop enough patronage to be viable even after the Armadale trains return and the busport no longer has to be kept open for the 907. And I guess the 1am 386 is a small step towards that.
It continues to astound me that Perth does not run special Friday & Saturday night buses, when the train network continues to run (albeit on a limited basis) on those nights. Adelaide, which has a substantially smaller population than Perth runs after-midnight services on Saturdays, whereas Brisbane, whose population is more comparable to Perth's, offer services after midnight on both Friday and Saturday nights. I understand Sydney runs a very comprehensive overnight service but given at least twice Perth's population resides there... it can obviously be supported.

What reasonable explanation is there (aside from funding constraints) for not offering overnight services in Perth? At the very least, some extra services on the most popular routes feeding the train lines would be a welcome addition, if not overnight services on the high frequency routes. I would go so far as to say that peak services could be sacrificed at the margin to pay for some of these improvements - for instance, does Canning Hwy West really warrant not only the 910 every 5mins in peak, but a 111 every 6-8mins on top of that, not to mention the other routes that join in along the way closer to Canning Bridge (114, 115, 160)? As a corollary to that, an additional 50 articulated buses have joined the fleet since the end of 2020 - has the allocation of these vehicles improved, or is it still acceptable practice to roster these on quiet (read: empty) suburban feeders, all because one trip at some point in the shift needed the articulated bus, whilst rigids are stuck doing the heavy lifting (at fairly high frequencies, at least in part thanks to reduced capacity) on the busier City trips?
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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

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It looks like the bus timetables for 479, 480 and 498 are not yet showing on the website. I found them by experimenting with the URL's.

Routes 479 and 480 (Bus Timetable 68):
https://www.transperth.wa.gov.au/timeta ... 240715.pdf

Route 498 (Bus Timetable 55):
https://www.transperth.wa.gov.au/timeta ... 240715.pdf
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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

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Turns out that Transperth have now published the official bulletin on their website
July Service Changes
Mon 15 Jul

Trains
Joondalup Line
Joondalup Line will undergo time changes and will now be known as the Yanchep Line. Train services will extend to Alkimos, Eglinton and Yanchep Stations.
Clarkson K pattern in morning and afternoon peak will extend to full line services.

Mandurah Line
To accommodate Yanchep Line trains there will be timetable changes on the Mandurah line as follows:

On weekdays:
The first train from Mandurah is now earlier, arriving in Perth 5.28am.
Rockingham K patterns in morning peak have extended to full line services.
All Cockburn W patterns have extended to full line services in afternoon peak from 5.07pm.

On Sundays:
First services from Yanchep and Mandurah will run slightly earlier, arriving in Perth 7.18am.
15 minute frequency will start from first service.

Buses

The following routes will undergo time changes:

15, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 96, 100, 101, 111, 114, 115, 148, 158, 160, 177, 178, 179, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 229, 230, 233, 277, 278, 344, 355, 374, 376, 371, 386, 387, 390, 391, 402, 403, 404, 406, 407, 410, 412, 413, 414, 415, 421, 422, 423, 424, 425, 427, 428, 441, 442, 443, 444, 445, 446, 447, 448, 449, 450, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, 470, 471, 473, 474, 500, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516, 517, 518, 519, 520, 523, 525, 526, 527, 529, 530, 531, 532, 534, 535, 536, 537, 540, 541, 542, 543, 544, 548, 550, 551, 552, 553, 554, 555, 556, 557, 558, 559, 560, 561, 563, 564, 565, 566, 567, 568, 569, 574, 577, 584, 585, 586, 588, 589, 591, 592, 593, 594, 597, 598, 600, 604, 605, 910, 915, 990, 998 and 999.

Routes 480, 481, 482, 483, 484, 490 and 491 will be undergoing changes to better support Yanchep Line services. Please see Yanchep Line Service Changes for further information.

The following routes will have additional services:

Route 85
An additional trip will depart Perth Busport at 6.50pm, arriving at Glendalough Station at 7.18pm
An additional trip will depart Glendalough Station at 7.20pm, terminating at Cambridge St/Marlow St at 7.32pm.

Route 100
Will operate with a number of additional trips in response to heavy passenger loading at Curtin Central Bus Station.

Route 148
Will operate with a small number of additional trips to replace withdrawn Route 158 services.

Routes 177 and 178
Will operate with a small number of additional trips.

Route 355
An additional short trip will depart Whitfords Station at 5.53am, terminating at Gnangara Rd/Sydney Rd at 6.17am.

Route 386
An additional Saturday night/Sunday morning trip will depart Perth Busport at 1.00am, arriving at Kingsway City Shopping Centre at 1.36am.

Route 390
An additional weekday trip will depart Forever Bvd/Ladybird Rd at 4.59am, arriving at Joondalup Station at 5.23am
An additional weekday trip will depart Joondalup Station at 2.22pm, arriving at Forever Bvd/Ladybird Rd at 2.53pm
An additional Saturday trip will depart Joondalup Station at 9.46pm, arriving at Forever Bvd/Ladybird Rd at 10.09pm
An additional Sunday and public holiday trip will depart Forever Bvd/Ladybird Rd at 6.52am, arriving at Joondalup Station at 7.16am.

Route 391
An additional weekday trip will depart Joondalup Station at 2.32pm, arriving at Glasshouse Dr/Burma Lp at 3.02pm.

Route 402
An additional weekday trip will depart Perth Busport at 8.24am, arriving at Stirling Station at 8.59am.

Route 403
An additional Sunday and public holiday trip will depart Stirling Station at 7.35am, arriving at Perth Busport at 8.05am
An additional Sunday and public holiday trip will depart Perth Busport at 8.19am, arriving at Stirling Station at 8.48am.

Route 421
An additional weekday trip will depart Scarborough Beach Bus Station at 5.44am, arriving at Stirling Station at 6.00am
An additional weekday trip will depart Stirling Station at 4.56pm, arriving at Scarborough Beach Bus Station at 5.15pm
An additional weekday trip will depart Scarborough Beach Bus Station at 10.10pm, arriving at Stirling Station at 10.25pm.

Route 502
An additional earlier weekday trip will depart Leach Hwy/North Lake Rd at 5.24am, arriving at Fremantle Station at 5.42am.
An additional weekday trip departing Bull Creek Station will upgrade frequency to every 20 minutes between 6.00pm and 7.00pm.
Additional trips will operate on weekends and public holidays to improve evening frequency to hourly.

Route 512
An additional weekday trip departing Murdoch Station will upgrade frequency to every 20 minutes between 5.44pm and 6.44pm.

Route 513
An additional earlier weekday trip will depart Ralston St/Dearle St at 5.43am, arriving at Murdoch Station at 6.02am
An additional weekday trip departing Murdoch Station will upgrade frequency to every 20 minutes between 5.54pm and 6.54pm.

Route 515
An additional trip will depart Murdoch Station at 6.15am, terminating at Berrigan Dr/Turnbury Park Dr at 6.37am
An additional trip will depart Jandakot Airport at 2.42pm, terminating at Murdoch Station at 2.57pm.

Route 530
An additional weekday trip departing Cockburn Central Station will upgrade frequency to every 20-30 minutes between 5.27am and 6.50am.

Route 532
Additional trips will operate to South Fremantle, departing Fremantle Station at:
6.11pm and 6.59pm on weekdays
8.07am, 9.00am, 9.20am and 7.05pm on Saturdays
9.05am and 7.01pm on Sundays and public holidays
Additional trips will operate to Fremantle Station, departing Hampton Rd/Clontarf Rd at:
8.25am, 9.18am, 9.38am and 7.24pm on Saturdays
9.23am and 7.21pm on Sundays and public holidays.

Route 548
Will operate with additional short trips between Fremantle Station and Coogee on weekends
First and last trips will operate two hours earlier and later on Saturdays and one hour earlier and later on Sundays and public holidays.

Route 569
Will operate with additional trips to improve weekday frequency to hourly during the day:
Departing Warnbro Station at 11.49am
Departing Daintree St at 12.17pm.

Route 910
Will operate with a small number of additional weekday trips in the early morning and mid-afternoon, and Sunday and public holiday trips in the early morning.

Route 990
An additional weekday trip will depart Perth Busport at 5.30am, arriving at Scarborough Beach Bus Station at 6.01am
An additional weekday trip will depart Perth Busport at 7.11pm, arriving at Scarborough Beach Bus Station at 7.42pm.

Routes 998 and 999
Will operate a small number of additional trips due to high patronage.


The following routes will have withdrawn services:


Routes 101, 277 and 278
A number of trips will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 158
A small number of trips will be withdrawn and replaced with additional Route 148 services.

Route 179
A small number of trips will be withdrawn to provide additional Route 177 and 178 services.

Route 423
The 3.32pm weekday trip from Stirling Station to Warwick Station will be withdrawn
Passengers may consider the 3.27pm trip departing Stirling Station as an alternative
The 11.59pm weekday trip from Stirling Station to Hillarys Boat Harbour will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 441
The 6.18pm weekday trip from Whitfords Station to Seacrest Dr/Hepburn Av will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 442
The 6.44pm weekday trip from Whitfords Station to Orbell Rd/Hepburn Av will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 445
The 6.23pm weekday trip from Warwick Station to Whitfords Station will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 446
The 5.43pm weekday trip from Whitfords Station to Allenswood Rd/Hepburn Av will be withdrawn due to low patronage
The 6.03pm weekday trip from Whitfords Station to Allenswood Rd/Hepburn Av will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 462
The 4.16pm weekday trip from Whitfords Station to Joondalup Station will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 464
The 8.46pm weekday trip from Whitfords Station to Joondalup Station will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 465

The 10.59pm Saturday trip to Joondalup Station from Whitfords Station will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 505
The 7.05am and 7.25pm trips departing Bull Creek Station will be withdrawn due to low patronage
The 6.18am and 6.08pm trips departing Murdoch Station will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 511
The 6.00am weekday trip from Winterfold Rd/Stock Rd to Fremantle Station will be withdrawn due to low patronage
The 9.26am weekday trip from Murdoch Station to Fremantle Station will be withdrawn due to low patronage
The 8.19am weekday trip from Fremantle Station to Murdoch Station will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 525
The 6.24am weekday trip from Bannigan Av/Carnegie Pde to Aubin Grove Station will be withdrawn due to poor patronage.

Route 526
The 9.19am weekday trip from Cockburn Central Station to Aubin Grove Station will be withdrawn due to low patronage
The 4.58pm weekday trip from Cockburn Central Station to Aubin Grove Station will be withdrawn due to low patronage.

Route 574
The 6.16am trip from Lakelands Station to Warnbro Station will be withdrawn.

Route 584

Will operate with one less trip departing Lakelands Station between 6.30pm and 7.00pm.

Route 585
Will operate with less trips, reducing frequency to every 20 minutes during peak periods.

Route 990
The following weekday trips will be withdrawn due to low patronage:
The 9.17am trip from Scarborough Beach Bus Station to Glendalough Station
The 1.25pm trip from Scarborough Beach Bus Station to Perth Busport
The 3.51pm trip from Scarborough Beach Bus Station to Glendalough Station
The 5.16pm trip from Scarborough Beach Bus Station to Glendalough Station.

The following routes will undergo additional changes:

Route 301
Will undergo a route and time changes due to the permanent closure of the Helena St level crossing. The Route will operate via the Morrison Rd level crossing until the developing road network around Midland Station allows for operation via the future Cale St level crossing.

Route 502
Will undergo frequency adjustments during peak periods on weekdays and early evenings on weekends
Early morning trips currently departing from Leach Hwy/North Lake Rd will undergo time changes and extend to depart from Bull Creek Station
The first trip will now depart Bull Creek Station up to one hour earlier at:
5.45am on weekdays
6.43am on Saturdays
7.36am on Sundays and public holidays.

Route 503
Will undergo frequency adjustments during the morning peak period
The first service to Murdoch Station will depart 10 minutes earlier.

Route 504
Will undergo frequency adjustments during the morning peak period
The first service to Bull Creek Station will depart 25 minutes earlier
The first service to Murdoch Station will depart 15 minutes earlier.

Route 507
Will undergo a permanent route change towards Cannington Station. Services will continue via Albany Hwy, before turning right onto Cecil Av to service Cannington Station
Route 507 will no longer service:
Stop 27814 (Grose Av before Carousel Rd)
Stop 13628 (Carousel Rd before Cecil Av)

Route 507 will now service:
Stop 10049 (Albany Hwy after Liege St)
Stop 13629 (Cecil Av after Albany Hwy).

Services from Cannington Station are not affected by this change.

Routes 517, 518 and 519
Additional existing trips will now service Murdoch TAFE.

Route 910
Will undergo the following frequency increases:
Weekday trips departing Perth Busport will operate every 15 minutes between 5.30am and 6.00am, and every 8 minutes between 3.00pm and 3.30pm
Weekday trips departing Fremantle Station will operate every 8 minutes between 2.30pm and 3.30pm
Sunday and public holiday trips departing Fremantle Station will operate every 15 minutes between 6.40am and 7.10am
Existing short trips to Fremantle Station will now commence from Perth Busport, providing earlier travel opportunities
The first trip will now depart Perth Busport up to 30 minutes earlier at:
5.16am on weekdays
5.46am on Saturdays
6.54am on Sundays and public holidays.

Route 915
Weekend trips will undergo frequency adjustments during the early morning to provide earlier travel opportunities to Fremantle Station.

Route 990
The 3.13pm weekday trip departing Perth Busport to terminate at Scarborough Beach Bus Station will now commence from Glendalough Station at 3.29pm
The 3.25pm and 3.35pm weekday trips departing Glendalough Station to terminate at Scarborough Beach Bus Station will now commence from Perth Busport at 3.07pm and 3.17pm.
The 1.17pm, 1.30pm, 7.35pm and 8.06pm weekday trips departing Scarborough Beach Bus Station to terminate at Glendalough Station will now extend to Perth Busport departing at 1.22pm, 1.32pm, 7.33pm and 8.04pm.
https://www.transperth.wa.gov.au/Servic ... ce-changes

I'll still go through the rest of the timetables to expand on any changes the above has either missed or is a bit vague on.
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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

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Traklink wrote: Fri Jun 14, 2024 1:33 am Looking at the train timetables I don't think there's a single service on the Yanchep/Mandurah Line that remains untouched. While off-peak frequencies unfortunately haven't really been changed there are still a few solid improvements.
  • Extensive time changes, even on trips that haven't been retimed or extended the intermediate station times have been adjusted to avoid early running. Also extra running time on the southbound Yanchep Line approaching Perth, though some runs on the Mandurah Line have been tightened by a minute
  • Clarkson K pattern trips in the peak direction now extend to Yanchep, and start running 10 minutes earlier in the afternoon. Trips running against the peak remain unchanged
  • Wekday trains from Mandurah now start 12 minutes (one service) earlier in the morning
  • The Rockingham K pattern has been withdrawn, and the inbound trip now starts at Mandurah
  • The existing P pattern trip from Whitfords to Perth Station Platform 8 has also been withdrawn, simplifying the timetable
  • The 10 minute peak frequency now extends until 10am and restarts at 1:30pm, as measured at Perth Underground (previously 9:30am to 2pm)
  • Afternoon peak trains to Cockburn after 5:02pm now extend to Mandurah, because of this the frequency from Perth to Clarkson drops from every 5 minutes to every 10 minutes after 6pm
  • Evening trains on the 30 minute frequency now depart 2 minutes later, which hopefully will connect better with the Airport Line
  • On Sundays, the 15 minute frequency now starts with the very first train
Here's a quick set of graphs showing the difference between the old and new timetables in trains each hour of a non-Friday weekday.

Dark shading = full length trains, pale shading = Whitfords/Cockburn W pattern shuttles. Clarkson and Rockingham trains (K pattern) are in between the two.
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507 now serves Albany Highway in both directions, like 206. This leaves 208 and 508 calling at the rear entry of Carousel towards Cannington.
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Noticing a couple of errors with new timetables.
Timetable 85 lists Route 495 travelling via Mindarie on cover.
Timetable 77 does not have a map attached.
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Interesting with the 502 they're extending a small number of trips that were previously short-workings. I can't say I understand why Leach Hwy/North Lake Rd is chosen as the starting point for the short-working trips bound for Fremantle, when the bus could instead make a right turn onto Sainsbury Rd from the Palmyra depot driveway, and kick off the trip at the stop not even 50m away (or even proceed to Watkins St, White Gum Valley, where there is also an embayment). Yes, there is an embayments for a bus to lay up on Leach Hwy, but there's a good 5-10mins involved in driving the bus to that point, only for it to turn around and come back anyway.

The earlier trips ex Bull Creek would presumably be at the commencement of a shift too, and the buses will undoubtedly run the exact same route from Palmyra to Bull Creek as the 502, albeit out of service, and on the company's dime - so why not run in service from the depot to Bull Creek? Yes, the stop placement in this direction is such that you'd have to start at Stock Rd before Boon St (not somewhere you'd want to arrive early!), but I'm sure at least a few people might stand to benefit from this arrangement.

As a whole I think Palmyra is well-placed to do short workings on the routes that operate near or past it (particularly the 114, 502, 915) where buses are going to be running out of service to or from the depot anyway, at the start and end of the day. It would be a cheaper way to get improved service span for at least part of a trip when a bus will be running not in service anyway - e.g. from Fremantle or Bull Creek back to depot, specifically.

Nice to see the 502 shedding some of the 90min frequencies on the weekend. I'd forgotten how infrequent that service can be, which is surprising, as on weekdays it is (or was) quite busy!
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Off The Rails wrote: Mon Jun 03, 2024 11:01 pm The timetables for the Yanchep extension have not been released, but you can find the times for the routes on the Transperth app, including the new winner for first bus service in Perth - a 498T starting from Two Rocks at 4:11am, arriving at Yanchep Station at 4:33am.

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Turns out that the 574 will start even earlier - 4:07am to connect with the earlier first service from Warnbro to Perth
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I was looking for the new Two Rocks timetable today on the website... the PDF still has the standard 490 services running on July 15th, while the 491/92 do show up, very curious indeed.
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The TransEsperance trial services are now permanent: https://www.pta.wa.gov.au/Portals/15/AA ... jhaA%3d%3d
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One thing that caught my eye (possible omission) is that the 301 has a route change due to the Helena St level crossing closing, but no mention of the 291 which goes via the same way. I daresay it'll go via the Morrison Rd crossing as mentioned for the 301.
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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

Post by Traklink »

I've finished looking through the timetables south of Clarkson now, so here are the changes that I think have been overlooked or underexplained in the official bulletin:

Route 82
6:10pm weekday trip from Perth extends to Launceston/Branksome instead of the 6:30pm trip, providing a more even frequency on the extension in conjunction with route 81

Route 100
Large increase in trips betwen Canning Bridge and Curtin University replacing route 101, with an overall improvement in service.
Weekday interpeak now appears to connect with trains in both directions.
Improved weekday service between Curtin and Cannington including a better span of hours.
On weekends, an additional trip each day and each directions in the morning and evening.

Route 101
Frequency reduced to every 20 minutes at peak times and every 30 minutes off peak. Withdrawn trips replaced by route 100.

Routes 148 and 158

Weekday trips to Perth now run as the route 148 feeder service after 9am (previously 10am)
Saturday service is now every 90 minutes (previously between 60 and 90 minutes). The same number of trips will now operate over longer hours.

Route 177
Additional trips on weekday evenings and Sunday mornings, and an additional morning peak trip to Perth.
One weekday early morning trip to Bentley replaced by route 178

Route 178
11:01pm Saturday trip from Wilson to Perth now starts at Bull Creek, and two additional later night Sunday trips run to Wilson.
One weekday morning shortworking from Shelley to Bull Creek is now a full length trip replacing route 177

Route 206
Selected trips have been extended to Murdoch Uni

Route 233
Additional Saturday and Sunday trip to Cockburn Central, with other trips retimed to improve the span of hours
One Saturday morning shortworking to Gosnells now starts at Cockburn Central.

Route 277
One weekday early evening trip each way deleted

Route 278
Weekday interpeak frequency is cut to every hour, and deviations to High Wycombe Village are cut to every 2 hours - I believe this it the first major rationalisation of the Airport Line network.
One weekday early evening trip each way deleted

Route 460
Afternoon peak frequency from Joondalup is more consistent at every 30 minutes

Route 462
Morning peak frequency towards Joondalup is now more consistent every 30 minutes, but for some reason the 4:56pm trip from Joondalup has been delayed to run just 2 minutes ahead of the following trip (maybe an error?)
Last trip of the day from Joondalup has been moved an hour later at 7:12pm

Routes 503 and 504
Morning peak frequency has been rationalised to every 15 minutes (no more 10-minute intervals at the peak of the peak)
The morning shortworking to Murdoch is now a full trip

Route 507
Frequency from Bull Creek improved from 15 minutes to 10 minutes from 3:12pm to 4:42pm

Route 510
Evening peak frequency towards Murdoch is reduced to every 20 minutes after 5:30pm, but operates later into the day (with no change to total number of trips)

Route 513
Two morning peak trips from Fremantle to Murdoch are now shortworkings commencing at Fremantle College, and two existing shortworkings from Hamilton Hill to Murdoch will be deleted
Interpeak frequency is increased from hourly to every 40 minutes in the early afternoon

Route 517
An additional trip from Murdoch TAFE to Thornlie departing 2pm.
The first Saturday trip to Thornlie is 50 minutes earlier, and one shortworking from Murdoch to Huntingdale now extends to Thornlie

Route 519
Additional trip from Murdoch TAFE to Armadale at 8:34am

Route 530
The additional weekday trip referred to is the extension of the 6:45am shortworking to start at Cockburn Central

Route 543
Weekday 3:04pm trip from Kwinana Train Station is replaced by two trips at 2:49pm and 3:19pm

Route 555
Additional weekday trips to extend the 10 minute peak frequency, and also plug some 20 minute gaps

Route 560
8:46am trip to Warnbro deleted

Route 593
Additional weekday morning trip to Dawesville, leaving Mandurah at 7:11am

Routes 998 and 999
Additional trips are primarily peak and shoulder-peak shortworkings between Fremantle and Murdoch. A variety of other changes to trip lengths on weekdays, as is normal for CircleRoute timetable changes.
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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

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wachris wrote: Sat Jun 15, 2024 7:12 am Noticing a couple of errors with new timetables.
Timetable 85 lists Route 495 travelling via Mindarie on cover.
Timetable 77 does not have a map attached.
Looks like both of these errors have been fixed. 495 is now listed as travelling via Marmion Av, and Timetable 77 has a map attached.
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Re: PTA / Transperth Service Changes 2024

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TransBunbury will gain network-wide Sunday services starting next month:
TransBunbury Service Changes
From Sunday 7 July, all services will now operate on Sundays on a new Sunday Timetable.

Route 827 will no longer service the following stops:
71797 (Flynn St after Petherick St)
71804 (Flynn St before Petherick St)
71799 (Henley Dr after Flynn St)
71800 (Henley Dr after Wollaston Cr)
73858 (Henley Dr before Wollaston Cr)
73859 (Henley Dr before Flynn St).

Route 827 services will extend to Moorland Av, Moonlight Dr, Sanders Pde and Barker Bvd in Glen Iris.
No timetables available yet from what I can find.

https://pta.wa.gov.au/our-services/transregional
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