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Increase in patrons using Belconnen bus interchange



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DEPARTMENT

U‘V s ‘ OF THE

E t i k k l CAPITAL TERRITORY

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STATEMEWT EFT FOR PRESSL&.

The Department of the Capital Territory is pleased and at the

same time embarrassed particularly during peak periods at the

apparent very large increase in the number of patrons using the

new Belconnen bus interchange.

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Supervisors have become concerned at overloading on some services

and action is being taken ,to provide additional buses next week , 1 Vi, ■ ■ t

during the morning and afternoon peaks on Route 430 which travels

through Macquarie and Aranda.

ACTION has taken delivery of its fourth articulated bus and it

will go .into service next Monday on the inter-town Route 333- All

four articulated buses operate on this route. .

From now until the end of June ACTION will take delivery of a new

articulated bus at lea%t every two weeks.

The introduction of these new large capacity units will , it is

expected, overcome the problems of overloading between Belconnen,

City and Woden. 'v .

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