Waverley Bus Depot

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Waverley Bus Depot
Main Sydney Tram System
Waverley Tram Depot Shed.jpg
Northbound view along York Road
Operation
Locale Cnr Oxford St & York Rd, Bondi Junction
Open 7 September 1902
Owner(s) Sydney Buses
Operator(s) New South Wales Tramways
Infrastructure
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Depot(s) Waverley Tram Depot
Website Service NSW Waverley Bus Depot

Waverley Bus Depot is a bus depot in the Sydney suburb of Bondi Junction operated by Sydney Buses.

History[edit]

Waverley Tram Depot opened on 7 September as a seventeen road depot on the corner of Oxford Street and York Road, Bondi Junction. It provided trams that operated the Bondi and Bronte routes.[1]

The depot closed on 27 June 1959 for conversion a to bus depot. Today only the southern section of the car shed remains, the northern section having been demolished. It remains in use as Sydney Buses' Waverley depot. As at January 2016, it had an allocation of 186 buses.[2]

Design[edit]

The side elevations looking west to Centennial Park were designed with stepped Dutch gables with circular ventilation openings.[3] Including:

  • 17 tracks
  • brick gabled parapet
  • brick stepped style gables, with circular vents
  • Roof orientation to south

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keenan, David (1979). Tramways of Sydney. Sans Souci: Transit Press. p. 18. ISBN 0 909338 02 7. 
  2. ^ State Transit Authority - Waverley Australian Bus Fleet Lists
  3. ^ "Comparative Analysis" (PDF). City of Sydney. 

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