Bus upgrade for Caroline Springs


Tate Papworth

Caroline Springs’ bus services are set for a massive boost.

Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne last week announced that from July 12, Route 462 buses will be extended to Caroline Springs station for the first time, while Route 460 buses will have a brand-new timetable.

Changes to Route 462 will give passengers living along this route a connection to Metro trains at Watergardens station and V/Line trains at Caroline Springs station.

Route 462 buses will be increased to every 20 minutes in the peak and every 40 minutes during the week, while there will be an updated timetable on weekends.

Member for Kororoit, Marlene Kairouz said the changes would also improve bus access for students at Brookside College, Creekside College and Lakeview College.

“So many locals rely on the bus to get to school, the shops and train services to the city, which is why I’m proud we’re providing this vital connection,” she said

“We’re always looking at opportunities to provide a better bus network for people living in the outer western


While public transport continues to run, the community is still urged to act vigilantly with COVID-19 restrictions still in place.

Details: ww.ptv.vic.gov.au.