City night life now accessible

12 Oct 2016 Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) Local residents wont have to worry about turning into pumpkins after midnight if they miss the last train home from Melbourne. The regions first weekend night coach begins this Friday, offering city-goers a safe journey home after a night out on the town. The coach will stop at all train stations along the Seymour line, as well as offering a drop-off in Wallan and Kilmore. Passengers are also able to hop on the bus at most destinations along the line, allowing anyone who may be visiting friends or attending events in nearby towns to also get home with ease. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes, who was instrumental in getting the night coach off the ground, was in Seymour on Friday to inspect the bus, which will be taking passengers from Southern Cross Station and dropping them off at their destinations. Ms Symes said the night coach will run on a trial basis, leaving Melbourne at 2 am and travelling to Seymour and on to Puckapunyal (on demand). Im very pleased to have secured this trial service for local residents and I hope they take full advantage of it, Ms Symes said. The inclusion of a Seymour night service is sure to provide extra incentive for residents to spend more time in the city after dark. The service will provide residents with a safer and more affordable way to get home on the weekend. As this is a trial service I would certainly encourage residents to provide feedback to my office about the service and improvements theyd like to see by contacting me on email at [email protected]. The trial sees Seymour join Bendigo, Ballarat, Geelong and Traralgon as regional communities benefiting from the Victorian Governments Night Network trial of all-night public transport on weekends. The timetable outlining routes and drop-off locations for the night coach service is now available at Caption Text: Coach: Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes and bus driver Ben Pullan at the launch of the Night Network bus trial to Seymour. Licensed by Copyright Agency. You may only copy or communicate this work with a licence.