More local bus services scheduled for New Year’s Eve
  • Saturday 22 December 2012

Additional local bus services will operate on New Year’s Eve to make it easier for people to get around the Coast during this busy time.

Sunbus service routes 600, 620, 626 and 627, which operate between Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Maroochydore, Noosa and Tewantin, will run more frequently in the evening on Monday 31 December through to 2am on Tuesday 1 January.

Sunshine Coast Council’s Transport Strategy Portfolio Councillor Rick Baberowski said council supported TransLink’s decision to increase the number of bus services this New Year’s Eve.

“New Year’s Eve is a very busy time with local people and visitors enjoying the region’s various events and activities,” he said.

“We’re encouraging people to use the extra bus services available to them for an easier and hopefully more relaxing trip than dealing with busy roads and trying to find a car park.

“These services will also be free of charge for passengers as part of council’s Free Holiday Buses program, which provides free travel on all Coast public buses from Boxing Day to 6 January.”

A special service (University Park ‘n’ Ride to Mooloolaba) will also run express from the University of Sunshine Coast direct to a temporary stop on Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba then return to the University. This service will operate every half hour from 4.30pm on Monday 31 December to 2am on Tuesday 1 January.

For more details on the additional bus services, see Translink's website.