Orange and Parkes have been confirmed to have connections to the Bathurst Bullet seven days a week after Minster for Regional Transport Paul Toole told Member for Orange Phil Donato the service would be extended.
The bus connections currently run five days a week but Mr Donato has been vocal over the past month demanding the service be extended as "people's lives don't stop on weekends, no neither should their transport services".
His office hadn't had confirmation directly from the minister or details about when it would begin or what the timetable would be, but Mr Toole confirmed both Bathurst Bullet services would have bus connections to Orange.
There will be connections to the existing bullet and the new bullet service, which is launching in Bathurst on Monday and will depart nearly two hours later and leave Sydney earlier.
Mr Donato welcomed the move but said he'd still be pushing for more.
"Obviously we're appreciative of the seven day a week service to connect us but it's only a short-term fix and we want to get it services here and stored here to connect to people in Orange and further west," he said.
"It'll allow families and the elderly to get to Sydney on weekends without driving to Bathurst or the Blue Mountains, and it will help people going the other way with better public transport and connectivity."
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