Route 890

ROUTE 890
Dandenong – Lynbrook via Dandenong South (13/11/2016 – Present)


Operator(s):

Cranbourne Transit (13/11/2016 – Present)

Summary:
Route 890 was introduced by Cranbourne Transit (Pulitano Group) on 13/11/2016 as a 7-day a week industrial service between Dandenong & Lynbrook. It provides coverage to parts of Dandenong South beyond the reach of existing Routes 857 (Dandenong – Chelsea) (Ventura Dandenong), 892 (Dandenong – Casey Central) (Cranbourne Transit) & 901 (Frankston – Melbourne Airport SmartBus) (Transdev).

Route 890 at Lynbrook

Cranbourne Transit #63 (Scania K310UB, Volgren) on Route 890 at Lynbrook (13/11/2016) (Craig Halsall)

890 shares Hammond Rd with 857 before continuing along Greens Rd, Kitchen Rd and Abbots Rd. It is noteworthy for introducing a Cranbourne Transit service in parts of Dandenong South previously the domain of Ventura and Transdev.

Timeline:

13/11/2016:

  • Service introduced as part of a new Cranbourne Bus Network.
  • Operates as a 7-day a week industrial service providing coverage to parts of Dandenong South beyond the reach of existing Routes 857 (Dandenong – Chelsea) (Ventura Dandenong), 892 (Dandenong – Casey Central) (Cranbourne Transit) & 901 (Frankston – Melbourne Airport SmartBus) (Transdev).
  • 890 shares Hammond Rd with 857 before continuing along Greens Rd, Kitchen Rd and Abbots Rd.
  • It is noteworthy for introducing a Cranbourne Transit service in parts of Dandenong South previously the domain of Ventura and Transdev.
  • Initial timetable operating to minimum standards level, unique for an industrial route.

Route Descriptions & Maps:
Route 890 (Dandenong – Lynbrook) as at 13/11/2016:

Route 890 map as at 13-11-2016 (PDF)

To Lynbrook Station: Departs from Dandenong Station and runs via Rudduck St, George St, Cheltenham Rd, Hammond Rd, Greens Rd, Kitchen Rd, Healey Rd, England St, Abbotts Rd, South Gippsland Hwy, Western Port Hwy and Moreton Bay Bvd to Lynbrook Station

To Dandenong Station: Departs from Lynbrook Station and runs via Moreton Bay Bvd, Aylmer Rd, Waterbush Cr, Western Port Hwy, South Gippsland Hwy, Abbotts Rd, England St, Healey Rd, Kitchen Rd, Greens Rd, Hammond Rd, Cheltenham Rd, George St and Rudduck St to Dandenong Station.

Ticketing:

890 operates exclusively within Zone 2.

Service frequency:

Span & frequency as at 13/11/2016:

Weekdays – as a 13/11/2016
Direction Span Early AM Peak Inter

peak

PM Peak Twilight Late
Dandenong to Lynbrook 0509 – 2059 40 40 40 40 60
Lynbrook to Dandenong 0425 – 2031 40 40 40 40 60
Saturdays – as at 13/11/2016
Direction Span Morning Afternoon Twilight Late
Dandenong to Lynbrook 0722 – 2130 40 40 60
Lynbrook to Dandenong 0716 – 2100 40 40 60
Sundays – as at 13/11/2016
Direction Span Morning Afternoon Twilight Late
Dandenong to Lynbrook 0802 – 2130 40 40 60
Lynbrook to Dandenong

0836 – 2100

40 40 60

Timetable downloads:

Route 890 online timetable effective 13-11-2016 (PDF)

Current Route 890 timetable on PTV website (WEBLINK)