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More than 300 extra bus services will come into effect in Sydney from this week

Commuters in Sydney’s west and north west will benefit from 315 extra weekly bus services which come into effect this week.

The services a brand new bus route with 175 extra weekly Hillsbus services connecting Blacktown and Parramatta, as well as 140 extra services on existing routes.

This takes number of extra public transport services introduced by the NSW Government to more than 14,000.

Minister for transport and infrastructure Andrew Constance says as key employment hubs in Sydney’s West and North West continue to grow, the Stet Government is determined to ensure the public transport services are in place to help people get around.

"We are committed to making public transport the number one option by providing extra services when and where they’re needed and today’s announcement is proof we’re getting on with the job," he says.

The new Hillsbus route (the 706 service) will operate between Blacktown and Parramatta via Kings Langley, Winston Hills and Northmead.

Hillsbus is also introducing extra weekly services on popular routes connecting suburbs including Rouse Hill, Parramatta, Castle Hill and the City.

The extra weekly services on existing Hillsbus routes include 40 additional trips per week on route M60 between Castle Hill and Pennant Hills via Cherrybrook, providing additional services during morning and afternoon peak periods.

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