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22nd December 2005

New Fares for Newcastle Buses from 3 January 2006

The Independant Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) of NSW have announced that some of the Sydney Metropolitan Bus Service fares will increase from Tuesday 3 January 2006. This includes Newcastle Buses tickets, as outlined below.



All Day Bus/Ferry Fares:


There will be no increase on the All Day Bus/Ferry ticket.



Time Based Fares:


  • 1 Hour adult and concession fares will increase by 10 cents.

  • 4 Hour adult fares will rise by 20 cents and concession by 10 cents.

  • TimeTen x 1 Hour adult fares will rise by 80 cents and concession by 40 cents.


Weekly TravelPass:
  • The Orange Bus/Ferry TravelPass will rise by $1 for adults and 50 cents for concession.


There will be no increase to the Bus/Train/Ferry TravelPass ticket or the Pensioner Excursion.



To view the Newcastle Buses and Ferries Price List effective 3 January 2006, please Click Here


The full explanation of IPARTs decision is available on the IPART website.



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