Warragul has ‘very poor’ bus service
 Baw Baw News  

By // 15:48, Friday 7 December 2012

WARRAGUL Bus Lines General Manager Philip Radford has criticised Baw Baw’s bus timetables.

Going nowhere: The operator of Warragul Bus Lines says Warragul has a poor service.
Image: Author.

“We’ve got a very poor town service in Warragul,” Mr Radford said


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“Our town service first runs at 9.15 in the morning and finishes at 2.45 in the afternoon. We only have a town service Monday to Friday,” Mr Radford said.

Mr Radford said plans for services running in Warragul from 6am to 7.30pm weekdays, services on weekends and the addition of a Drouin town service drawn up in 2010 by the previous State Government had stalled.

“Nothing ever happened with that. It’s sitting on a shelf somewhere in the Department of Transport,” he said.

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Mr Radford also criticised Baw Baw Shire Council transport provisions.

“The council here are shocking when it comes to public transport,” Mr Radford said.

“If you look around any developments in Warragul there is never any thought of busses. All this Masters thing… they haven’t made provision for buses to stop there even though they go past there all day.”

The Baw Baw Shire Council did not return an interview request.

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