Bus service extended to Riverstone Rise

BUS services are now available to students and families at Riverstone Rise at Boyne Island.

Buslink Queensland has announced that bus number 550 will now provide school children with transport from Riverstone Rise to schools in Boyne Island, Tannum Sands and Gladstone.

The 550 bus travelling towards Boyne/Tannum stops at Tannum Sands State High School, Tannum Sands Primary and Boyne Island Primary.

The 550 bus travelling towards Gladstone stops at Stockland Kin Kora. Transfer services are available to nearby schools.

The bus services are available during the week before and after school hours.

Riverstone Rise project director Grant Botica welcomed the extension of bus services to Riverstone Rise.

"Families at Riverstone Rise are thrilled that their children now have an easy and safe way to travel to school every day," he said.

"It will also make travelling to the shops and beaches a breeze."

When completed, Riverstone Rise will be home to more than 7500 people. There are currently 500 people living in the community.