Buses for wharf closure


New bus routes have been created to help customers as Sydney Olympic Park Wharf is upgraded

New additional bus services will operator near Sydney Olympic Park as construction work is undertaken on the wharf for up to five month.

Construction work to boost safety and accessibility for customers at Sydney Olympic Park will get underway from January 14, as announced Transport for NSW.

The wharf will be closed for up to five months and alternative travel arrangements will be in place for ferry customers during this time.

Customers who normally use Sydney Olympic Park Wharf can use the nearby Armory Wharf at Newington as an alternative travel option.

"We will be doing everything to deliver this major upgrade as quickly as possible and minimise any inconvenience for the community," says a Transport for NSW spokesman.

"During the temporary closure of the wharf, there will be a range of other alternative transport arrangements to help customers get to where they need to go."

To help customers with these changes new bus services will operate between Sydney Olympic Park Wharf and Armory Wharf, and Sydney Olympic Park Train Station and Armory Wharf to connect with ferry services.

The makeover of the wharf is part of the $770 million Transport Access Program, a NSW Government initiative to deliver accessible, modern, secure and integrated transport infrastructure.

"There will be significant improvements made so customers with disability have easier access to the wharf and the curved roof, glass panels and new seating will offer increased protection from the wind, rain and sun. Customers will also be able to board and disembark more efficiently," says the spokesman.

"We thank the community for their valuable feedback during the consultation process and we are now getting on with the job of delivering the upgrade for Sydney Olympic Park ferry customers."

The standard hours of construction will be 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 1pm Saturday. 

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