New Orange coach connections boost connectivity for Central West
1 September 2019
Central West communities are in for a public transport boost from October 14 with the NSW Government delivering more regular and more frequent coach connections from Orange to both Bathurst Bullet trains.
Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole said the government was making it easier for people to travel between Orange and other regional hubs, all the
way through to Sydney.
“This is great news for the Central West as we deliver on our commitment to provide more services and more options for the bush,” Mr Toole said.
“From October 14, we are delivering a second coach service from Orange to connect with the new Bathurst Bullet 2.0.
“In addition, both coaches will also run on weekends, giving communities between Orange and Bathurst a seven-day-a-week link to the Bathurst Bullet services.”
Mr Toole said over the past few months the NSW Government had been investigating ways to deliver a second coach connection from Orange to Bathurst.
“We’ve delivered that and more, with the connecting coach service now also set to operate on weekends,” Mr Toole said.
“These services are not just for regional passengers. They also create more opportunities for Sydneysiders to get out and visit our great regional towns.
“I encourage everyone to jump on board the Bathurst Bullet and connecting coaches to experience all that we have to offer in the Central West.”
Mr Toole said NSW TrainLink had partnered with local Orange coach operator, Australia Wide Coaches, to provide a connection to the second Bullet.
“Commuters will still be able to access integrated ticketing with this connection, meaning they just need the one ticket to travel from Orange all the way through to
A TrainLink coach will continue to connect Orange customers to the first Bathurst Bullet. Customers will be able to plan their trips at transportnsw.info.