Wednesday 20th June 2018-11:24:am
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In line with the major review by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART), Transport for NSW have authorised changes to the bus fares provided by Rural and Regional Bus Operators in NSW which will be effective from 5 March 2018.

In Summary for 2018

  • No change to the  Regional Excursion Daily (RED) of $2.50 
  • Most of our passengers will receive a reduced fare, with the 1 Section Adult fare (Fare Band 1) remaining unchanged at $2.30 and the Child/Concession Fare at $1.70.
  • Only those passengers travelling 16+ sections (Fare Bands 4-10) will have an increase from the current capped fare of $6.00 to the new capped fare of $7.20 this applies to Single Trip Fares Only.
  • A new daily ticket which will allow unlimited daily travel.  The correct daily ticket value must be purchased for the longest single leg of travel. 

Please click here for New Bus Fare Schedule

 

 

 

Commencing Friday 1 December 2017- Lithgow Buslines in conjunction with Transport for NSW, will be operating a 12 month Trial Service to allow the holders of Gold Senior/Pensioner Opal Cards to use the card to gain bus travel, free of charge to and from Lithgow Railway Station, when connecting with travel on the rail network.


    • The trial will cover passengers that are the holder of a Gold Senior/Pensioner Opal Card

 

    • The trial will cover bus passengers that connect with rail services at Lithgow Station

 

    • For trips that commence on the Rail Network;- bus services from Lithgow Station

 

      • Passengers will tap-on/tap-off during their rail journey, which will trigger a $2.50 debit to their Opal account

 

      • They will then board the bus at Lithgow, and show their Opal Pensioner ticket and their proof of entitlement, to the Lithgow Buslines driver

 

      • The bus driver will allow the passenger to board the bus free of charge and will issue a ‘Opal Concession Zero’ ticket from the driver  ticket console

 

    • On trips that commence in Lithgow Buslines Network;- bus services to Lithgow Station

 

      • Passengers will board the bus, show their Gold Senior/Pensioner Opal Card and advise the driver that they are intending to connect to a train service at Lithgow

 

      • Passengers will show their Opal Gold Senior/Pensioner Card and their proof of entitlement, and then be issued with an ‘Opal Concession In” ticket and be conveyed free of charge

 

      • The passenger will alight the bus and use their Opal card in the usual way when entering the train station (incurring a $2.50 debit)

 

If intending passengers have any queries please feel free to contact Lithgow Buslines Office on 6352 3888 for more information