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(AUS)Little hope for Brunswick bus route favoured by aged.

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From The Age:

Little hope for Brunswick bus route favoured by aged


August 10, 2012

Adam Carey



THE Hope Street bus route in Brunswick, Melbourne's shortest but a vital service to many elderly people, will be shut down next month under the order of Public Transport Victoria.



Buses have run the two-kilometre route along Hope Street, shuttling between the Sydney Road and Melville Road tram lines, for almost 60 years. But the service has been judged ''unsustainable'' by the state's public transport planners, because it is ''currently carrying less than one passenger per trip''.



This is it:


It runs down well all but 85M of Hope Street.

I've never understood why this route has existed for so long. Let alone using full sized buses. A Midi would be better.

I can't see why the council can't run a shuttle bus as a replacement. The city of Dandenong has a free town shuttle.


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