Northbound view along York Road
|Location||Cnr Oxford St & York Rd, Bondi Junction|
|Operator(s)||New South Wales Tramways|
|Opened||7 September 1902|
Waverley Bus Depot is a bus depot in the Sydney suburb of Bondi Junction operated by Sydney Buses.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about 70 km (43.5 mi) on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Sydney is made up of 658 suburbs, 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions. Residents of the city are known as "Sydneysiders". As of June 2017, Sydney's estimated metropolitan population was 5,230,330 and is home to approximately 65% of the state's population.
The State Transit Authority, also referred to as State Transit or STA, is an agency of the Government of New South Wales operating bus services in Sydney. Superseding the Urban Transit Authority in 1989, It was also responsible for the provision of ferry services in Sydney until 2004 and bus and ferry services in Newcastle until 2017. It reports to the Minister for Transport, Andrew Constance. The current chief executive is Steffen Faurby.
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.
Oxford Street is a major thoroughfare in Sydney, Australia, running from Whitlam Square on the south-east corner of Hyde Park in the central business district (CBD) of Sydney to Bondi Junction in the Eastern Suburbs. Close to the CBD in particular, the street is lined with numerous shops, bars and nightclubs. In recent years, Oxford Street has garnered a reputation as Sydney's primary nightclub strip, and has subsequently seen a large increase in the number of crimes committed in the area.
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.
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