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Passenger Alert - February 2015

18/02/2015

AM District Routes 966, 968 & 978

To ensure pas​senger numbers are maintained at a sa​fe operational level on the 966, 968 and 978 District Routes and services are able to arrive at Wavell High in time for the start of school, effective Monday 23rd February 2015, the following changes will take effect:

  • The 966 District route will depart Toombul at 7.37, passing “Brae St” stop 43 at 7.50. It will then run express along the outbound section of the route, through to the “Zillmere South” express stop on Zillmere Rd (omitting the Piccadilly, Copperfield loop which will be attached to the 968 district route), passing Taigum Shopping Centre at 8.05, Geebung Station at 8.12, arriving Wavell High District stop in White St at 8.27.
  • The 968 District route will be rescheduled to depart “Brae St” stop 43 on Pfingst Rd at 7.44, and will now travel normal route to Newman Rd, (L) Ellison Rd, (R) Piccadilly St, (R) Copperfield St, (L) Newman Rd, then normal route over the Robinson Rd Overpass, but will now continue straight ahead Robinson Rd, (L) Sandgate Rd to the outbound “Nudgee College” express stop on Sandgate Rd, arriving at 8.06  It will travel normal route back down Tedman, Macansh, Percy, Beckman etc. and onto Newman Rd, passing Geebung Station at 8.16 and arriving at Wavell High District stop at 8.31
  • The 978 District route will be rescheduled to depart Aspley Hypermarket at 7.41, travelling normal route, passing Carseldine Station at 7.57, Taigum Shopping Centre at 8.05, Nudgee College at 8.12, Geebung Station at 8.20, arriving Wavell High District stop at 8.35.

These changes will result in:

  • Students from the Piccadilly, Copperfield loop can now utilise the 968 through to either Nudgee College or Wavell High School.
  • Nudgee students who normally board the 968 service at “Geebung School” or “Newman Rd” stop 50 will be required to board this service at either “Newman/Ellison”, “Marmont St”, “Copperfield St” or the outbound “Geebung Station” stop.
  • The 966 and 978 will arrive at Taigum at 8.05, ensuring that students can utilise either the 968 or 978.
  • The 966 route will be the first service through Tedman, Macansh, Percy, Beckman etc. with the 968 following up approximately 5 minutes later.
  • The 966 will pass Geebung Station at 8.12, the 968 at 8.16 and the 978 at 8.20
  • The 966 is due at Wavell High at 8.27, the 968 at 8.31 and the 978 at 8.35, ensuring all services, even if delayed slightly will still arrive at school prior to the commencement of first period.
  • The 966 will not pick up passengers between Pfingst Rd and the Zillmere South stop on the outbound trip-Students will be required to board these services on the inbound trip.​



PM District Routes 941, 974 and 975

To ensure passenger numbers are maintained at a safe operational level on the 974, 975 and 941 district routes, effective Monday 23rd February 2015, the following changes will take effect:

  • A new route 972 will be implemented, departing Wavell High School Oval Stop on Edinburgh Castle Rd at 15.25 and run all stops to Geebung Station (including the Piccadilly, Copperfield loop currently covered by the 974).
  • The 974 and 975 will both be rescheduled to depart Wavell High at 15.30 and will run express to “Newman Rd” stop 52 (the first stop after Geebung Station-far side of Robinson Rd) and then usual route to their respective terminus.
  • The 941 route will maintain its current alignment and stopping pattern through to Boondall Station, allowing students from Padua College to alight at stops along Pfingst and Newman Rd’s. This will provide a backup service to Geebung Station.
  • This will result in any students wishing to alight at Geebung Station or before (including in the Piccadilly, Copperfield loop) having to utilise the new 972 service.​


  • Passengers for the Piccadilly/Copperfield Loop need to utilise the 972
  • Passengers for stops prior to and including Geebung Station need to utilise the 972
  • Passengers for the Groth Rd/Garozzo St Loop need to utilise the 975
  • Passengers for stops between Taigum and Carseldine Station need to utilise the 974
  • Passengers for stops along Beckman, Lovegrove, Percy, Gledson, Macansh, Hodgson, Tedman can utilise either the 974 or 975