MOTORISTS are being advised to use an alternative route after unforeseen traffic light works closed the intersection of Barry Drive, Cooyong Street and Northbourne Avenue. The intersection will be under traffic control until 8pm tonight (October […]
EXTRA bus services including a free return shuttle will be driving to Skyfire this weekend.
Transport Canberra director, public transport operations Ian McGlinn says regular fares apply for all travel to the event but there will be a free chartered return services to major bus stations after the fireworks.
“Additional Blue Rapid 300 services will be in service from major bus stations, giving you plenty of time to set up, sit back and relax for the big event,” Mr McGlinn says.
Blue Rapid 300 services will depart every 15 minutes from 3.30pm and Gungahlin residents can catch a 950, 956 or 958 and transfer onto a southbound Blue Rapid 300 from Platform 1 in Civic to reach Regatta Point or the Albert Hall.
Free return chartered services will run from:
· Belconnen Bus Stations
· City Bus Station
· Tuggeranong Bus Station (via Mawson Park & Ride)
· Woden Bus Station
· Gungahlin Bus Station
“These services will depart regularly from both the Regatta Point and Albert Hall bus stops on Commonwealth Avenue following the fireworks event,” Mr McGlinn says.
More information on Transport Canberra’s Skyfire services at transport.act.gov.au or 13 17 10.