Tea Tree Plaza Interchange
Tea Tree Plaza Interchange (previously known as Modbury Interchange) is an interchange belonging to Adelaide Metro. It is the terminating station of the O-Bahn Busway, and is a central public transport hub for the north eastern suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia. Stage 2 of the O-Bahn Busway (Paradise Interchange to Tea Tree Plaza) was given the go ahead in 1986, and opened on 20 August 1989.
On 24 February, state premier Jay Weatherill announced a $17.1 million upgrade of facilities along the O-bahn, which included increased bicycle storage, real-time information screens and additional seating. As part of the upgrade, a $14 million multiple level carpark was built on the north-west corner of the Tea Tree Gully campus of TAFE SA. The carpark provides 700 spaces, 300 more than was previously available. The entrance to the carpark utilises the access road from Smart Road that was previously only used by buses entering the busway. The development is expected to meet consumer demand at the interchange until 2021. The carpark opened on Monday, 13 January 2014. However some have criticised the move to charge non-metrocard holders $10, whereas those whose who have a metrocard are only charged $2.
The Westfield Tea Tree Plaza Shopping Centre and two others are very close by with parking available in those car parks, making it a popular interchange for city-goers and shoppers of the area. There is also the Torrens Valley campus of TTG TAFESA nearby. The interchange is also a popular hangout for students from the nearby Modbury South Primary School, The Heights School and Modbury High School, and the Ardtornish Primary School. The terminal is serviced by Schoolbus M and Schoolbus X in the mornings and Schoolbus E and Schoolbus P in the afternoons.
The interchange is approximately 10 minutes from the Golden Grove Interchange, approximately 20 minutes from the , South Australia Community Centre and approximately 10–15 minutes away from the Currie Street bus stop.
|Route Number||Destination / Description|
|271||to City via North East Road. Service operates 7 days.|
|503||to Paradise Interchange via Valiant Road. Limited Peak services run Via O-Bahn Busway to City|
|506||to Paradise Interchange via Para Hills. Limited Peak services run Via O-Bahn Busway to City|
|507||to Paradise Interchange via St Agnes, Modbury, Holden Hill, Gilles Plains, Hillcrest, Paradise. Limited Peak services run Via O-Bahn Busway to City|
|Zone B||548||to City via Paradise Interchange, Klemzig Interchange and O-Bahn Busway|
|G40||to Flinders University via O-Bahn Busway, City and Goodwood Road|
|C1||to City via Paradise Interchange, Klemzig Interchange and O-Bahn Busway|
|C2||to City via Paradise Interchange, Klemzig Interchange and O-Bahn Busway|
|N1||to City via Paradise Interchange, Klemzig Interchange and O-Bahn Busway (After midnight on Sunday mornings only)||M44||to Marion Interchange via O-Bahn Busway, City, Anzac Highway and Marion Road|
|M44X||to Marion Interchange via O-Bahn Busway, City, Anzac Highway and Marion Road (Express Service to City)|
|M44C||to City via Paradise Interchange, Klemzig Interchange and O-Bahn Busway|
|Zone D - 7:00am to 9:30am Mon-Fri only|
|541X||to City via O-Bahn Busway (Express Service)|
|542X||to City via O-Bahn Busway (Express Service)|
|543X||to City via O-Bahn Busway (Express Service)|
|545X||to City via O-Bahn Busway (Express Service)|
|546X||to City via O-Bahn Busway (Express Service)|
|C1||to Elizabeth Station via Golden Grove Road, Golden Grove Village, Main North Road and Elizabeth Shopping Centre|
|C1G||to Golden Grove Village via Golden Grove Road|
|C1X||to Golden Grove Village via Golden Grove Road and The Golden Way|
|C2||to Greenwith via Golden Grove Road, Golden Grove Village and The Golden Way|
|C2X||to Greenwith via Golden Grove Road, Golden Grove Village and The Golden Way|
|N1||to Golden Grove Village via Golden Grove Road (After midnight on Sunday mornings only)|
|M44||to Golden Grove Village via Ladywood Road and Richardson Drive|
|M44G||to Golden Grove Village via Ladywood Road Richardson Drive and The Grove Way|
|G40||to Golden Grove Village via Golden Grove Road and Bicentennial Drive|
|513||to Elms Retirement Village via Wright Road|
|540||to Golden Grove Village via Golden Grove Road and Bicentennial Drive|
|541||to Fairview Park via Smart Road and Hancock Road|
|N541||to Fairview Park via Smart Road and Hancock Road (After midnight on Sunday mornings only)|
|542||to Fairview Park via North East Road, Elizabeth Street and Yatala Vale Road|
|543||to Surrey Downs via Arthur Street, Riverside Drive and Illyarrie Avenue|
|545||to Golden Grove Village via McIntyre Road and The Golden Way|
|548||to Greenwith via Golden Grove Road and Target Hill Road|
|203||to City via Milne Road, Ingle Farm, Bridge Road and Hampstead Road|
|209F||to City via Milne Road, Ingle Farm, Hampstead Road and Main North Road|
|556||to City via Tolley Road, Valley Road, Lower North East Road Paradise Interchange and O-Bahn Busway|
|557||to City via North East Road, Perseverance Road, Lower North East Road Paradise Interchange and O-Bahn Busway|
|559||to Paradise Interchange via Smart Road, Hancock Road, Lower North Eat Road, Valley Road, Awoonga Road, Lyons Road and Brookvale Road|
|361||to Port Adelaide, South Australia via Helen Terrace and Grand Junction Road|
|560||to Elizabeth Interchange via Montague Road, Ingle Farm, Bridge Road, Smith Road Salisbury Interchange, John Rice Avenue and Philip Highway|
|800||to Mount Pleasant via Houghton, Inglewood, Chain of Ponds, Gumeracha and Birdwood (Route operated by LinkSA)|
|801||to Mount Torrens via Houghton, Paracombe, Cudlee Creek, Lobethal and Charleston (Route operated by LinkSA) |
|Paradise Interchange||O-Bahn Busway||End of busway|
- Busway Information, Paper One: Background History of the Northeast Corridor Transportation Proposals, South Australian Department of Transport (1983)
- O-Bahn Busway Information (Brochure), South Australian Department of Transport (1987)
- Northeast Busway (Brochure), State (South Australia) Transport Authority (1990)
- "News Release - Safe and Secure Parking for O-Bahn commuters at Tea Tree Plaza". Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia.
- "Site plan for proposed public commuter carpark at Tea Tree Plaza Interchange". Department of Transport, Energy and Infrastructure, South Australia.
- Abbracciavento, Daniela. "End of Modbury Interchange parking pain with the opening of a multi-storey carpark off Smart Road". Adelaide Now.
- "Adelaide Metro timetables".
- "Tea Tree Plaza Interchange Map". Adelaide Metro.
- "Tee Tree Plaza to Mount Pleasant Timetable". LinkSA.
- "Tea Tree Plaza to Mount Torrens Timetable". LinkSA.