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HOBART: Service arrangements for Student-Free Day, Friday 22 October

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The day after Show Day, Friday 22 October, is a student-free day for state primary and high schools from kindergarten to grade ten. Most non-government/independent schools across Hobart have also scheduled a student-free day. Due to the proximity to the exam period, the four secondary colleges – Hobart College, Claremont College, Elizabeth College and Rosny College – plus Guilford Young College will be holding classes as normal.

Metro will operate to the Vacation timetable on Friday 22 October. This means timetabled services that are annotated s – operates on school days only will not operate, including school buses, except where noted below:

 

Friday 22 October, 2021 ONLY

TIMETABLED SERVICES

  • Route 410 between the City and Kingston will operate to the term timetable, with designated services continuing to travel via Hobart College.
  • Route 413 departing Snug at 7.33am, Route 415 departing Woodbridge at 7.20am and Route 417 departing Gordon at 7.27am will operate to the term timetable and travel via Hobart College as normal.
  • Route 415 departing the City at 2.20pm, Route 413 at 2.50pm, Route 415 at 4.00pm and Route 416 at 4.05pm will operate to the term timetable and travel via Hobart College as normal.
  • The school days-only Route 530 service at 3.30pm from Ogilvie High to Gagebrook will operate to the term route and timetable.
  • The 7.10am Route 605 service from Tranmere will operate to the vacation route and timetable and terminate at Glenorchy Interchange.
  • The 3.20pm Route 605 service from St Virgil’s Austins Ferry to Tranmere will instead commence from Main Rd Stop 43 outside St Virgil’s, then operate as normal to the term route and timetable.
  • Route 665/664 at 7.20am from Acton Park, Seven Mile Beach and Cambridge to Rosny Park and Rose Bay High will operate to the term timetable and terminate at Rosny Hill Rd outside Rosny College.
  • Route X44 at 7.09am from Opossum Bay to the City via Gellibrand Dr and Rifle Range Rd will operate to the term timetable and travel via Clarence St, Cambridge Rd and Rosny Hill Rd.

 

SCHOOL BUSES – Hobart College

  • Routes 227AM, 229AM, 243AM, 248PM, 280PM, 407/408PM and 451 will operate as normal.
  • Route 245AM from Maranoa Heights to St Mary’s College via Hobart College will not operate. Students who would normally catch Route 245 to travel to Hobart College should instead catch the 7.43am Route 500 from Wells Parade which travels via Maranoa Heights at 7.48am approx., alight at Kingston Central North and transfer to Route 227 to Hobart College departing at 8.18am.

 

SCHOOL BUSES – Rosny College

  • Route 345AM from Clifton Beach and Cremorne to Mackillop College via Shoreline will not operate. Rosny College students who normally catch Route 345 and transfer to Route X44 at Shoreline should instead catch the Route 646 service departing Clifton Beach at 7.05am, Cremorne 7.14am and alight on Rosny Hill Rd at 8.10am approx.
  • Route 336PM from Rosny College to Opossum Bay via Cremorne and Clifton Beach will not operate. Students should instead catch the Route 646 bus to Opossum Bay via Cremorne and Clifton Beach which departs Rosny Park at 3.40pm.
  • Route 344PM from Rose Bay High to Opossum Bay via Gellibrand Dr and Rifle Range Rd will not operate. Students for Opossum Bay should instead catch the Route 646 bus to Opossum Bay via Cremorne and Clifton Beach which departs Rosny Park at 3.40pm. Students for Rifle Range Rd and Gellibrand Dr should instead catch any Turn Up and Go service to Shoreline and transfer to the Route X44 departing at 4.47pm which travels via Rifle Range Rd and Gellibrand Dr.

 

SCHOOL BUSES – Claremont College

  • Route 211AM from Gagebrook to Claremont College will operate as normal.
  • Route 222PM will commence from Claremont College, then operate as normal to Gagebrook.
  • Route 230PM will commence from Claremont College, then operate as normal to Glenorchy.

 

SCHOOL BUSES – Elizabeth College

Not applicable.

 

SCHOOL BUSES – Guilford Young College

  • Route 203AM from the City to New Town schools will operate as normal to Harrington St.
  • Route 225AM from Bridgewater to Dominic College will not operate. Students travelling to Guilford Young Glenorchy campus should instead catch the Route X20 bus departing Bridgewater at 7.42am.
  • Route 243AM from Blackmans Bay to Ogilvie High will operate as normal to Harrington St.
  • Route 245AM from Maranoa Heights to St Mary’s College via Hobart College will not operate. Students who would normally catch Route 245 to travel to Guilford Young College City campus should instead catch the 7.07am Route 500 from Wells Parade which travels via Maranoa Heights at 7.12am approx., and transfer in the City to the Route 203AM school bus.
  • Route 254PM from Friends and St Mary’s to Sandy Bay, Taroona, Kingston and Maranoa Heights will not operate. Students should instead catch general access services to these destinations departing from Franklin Square.
  • Route 334PM from Mt Carmel and St Mary’s to Lauderdale, Seven Mile Beach and Acton Park will not operate. Students should instead catch general access to these destinations departing from the Hobart City interchange.

 

Due to the lighter traffic conditions normally experienced on the Friday following Show Day, school bus services may be running slightly ahead of schedule.