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Some Night Buses barely used

The Age ran this story based on data FOI’d by The Greens:Running on empty: Secret data reveals Melbourne’s ‘ghost buses’ I got to take a look at the data, focusing on Night Bus routes. The current Night Network commenced in January 2016, following a 2014 election pledge by Labor to introduce all-night trains (on all […]

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No Night Buses running for NYE

Night Buses are not running on New Year’s Eve tonight. Most trams and trains are running all night — and it’s more trains than last year; half-hourly after about 2am, rather than hourly as last year. There are also some regional trains and coaches after midnight. Night Bus routes are designed to fill the gaps […]

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Night Network: opportunities to make it better

Night Network has been running as a trial since the start of 2016, and solved some key problems: The old NightRider buses were insufficient: often crowded, and had a route structure completely different from daytime, so (despite the crowding) most people didn’t know how it worked Nightrider also provided no service in many areas that […]