New shelters for bus safety
21 September 2020
Inverell Shire Council has finished work on a series of new bus shelters, with the last of four new shelters turned off their depot’s production line recently.
The shelters will boost safety for bus passengers at Ashford, Delungra and Little Plain.
Mayor Paul Harmon said, while the bus stops are mainly used by school students, they are important pieces of infrastructure, providing shade in summer and a safe place to wait away from traffic.
“The bus shelters meet accessibility requirements for all members of the community and the hard-wearing design should serve the community for the next 20-plus years”.
“We were fortunate to receive a grant from the NSW Government, which assisted Council to build and install the shelters”.
“Each year, Council undertakes a staged process of renewing existing shelters and also ensures new shelters are installed in new locations as required”.
Council’s Workshop Coordinator, Phil Clayton, says the workshop crew designed and fabricated the shelters in-house, with the current crop of shelters being their best design to date.
Two new shelters have now been installed at Ashford, a further is now in place at Little Plain, with the remaining shelter due to be installed at Delungra shortly.
For further information contact:
Fiona Adams | Inverell Shire Council | PO Box 138, Inverell NSW 2360 | 02 6728 8288 | Fiona.Adams@inverell.nsw.gov.au