Sydney Bus to Newcastle?

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  1. GODLEY

    GODLEY Paul Marquet

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    Was just wondering if there's any supporter busses or anything like that, that leaves from Sydney to Newwie for their home or away games.??
     
  2. bigdan

    bigdan Red, Blue & Gold 24/7/365

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    Nope. Only the other way around. Although the opposing clubs may arrange coach travel to Newie, mind you, you'd be putting up with their fans.

    Best bet is the train, or drive if you can afford it. The walk from Hunter Stadium to Broadmeadow station isn't too bad.
     
  3. Lord of the Skraelings

    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Mate is this a stitch up that you'd even ask such a dumb question?
     
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    Afro Zac Steve Simpson

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    Yea, your best bet is to catch a train from Sydney to Newie
     
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    Theknightsrule7 Andrew 'Joey' Johns

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    Don't have to be a smart-*** dude.

    It would be a good idea running a Sydney based supporters bus however I'd be unsure how numbers would go as there seems to be knights fans all over Sydney. Interesting idea that should be possibly asked to the club.
     
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    bigdan Red, Blue & Gold 24/7/365

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    I doubt you'd get enough numbers to warrant a Sydney-based supporter's bus. If someone were to start one up off their own back, and consistently got it filled, then the club could consider helping out. But I can't honestly see that happening.

    I'll repeat, the train or car to Hunter Stadium is your best bet. Although public transport in and out of the stadium is rather hopeless 90% of the time.
     
  7. GODLEY

    GODLEY Paul Marquet

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    Dont know about numbers and how many supporters it will attract but it does seem like it COULD work....
    I was just asking out of curiosity incase there was one, would have jumped on for sure...
     
  8. Afro Zac

    Afro Zac Steve Simpson

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    If there was, I'd definitely catch it to almost every home game!
     
  9. Lord of the Skraelings

    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    If 30 supporters approached the club and offered to pay a fee up front I am sure they'd be happy to organise it.
     
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    jamesgould Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus Staff Member Admin

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    It's a great idea I reckon, so many supporters in here are from out of town, and Sydney in particular.

    It's just a matter of getting them all in contact with each other.
     
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    IanG Darren Treacy

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    Wonder what prompts a Sydneysider to be a Knights supporter. Or are you from Newy originally?
     
  12. Billy

    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    The new Opal cards allow you to travel by train on Sundays anywhere from Newcastle to Wollongong for $2.50, and I think during the rest of the week the maximum fare is $15 (should check that).
    I've been going to all the NSW cup home games on Sundays for $2.50, this year, and I'm stopping at Broadmeadow to have a feed at the Farmers markets, and the break in the journey costs nothing.
    Last year the same thing would have cost me $20 or so (with the break in the journey at Broadmeadow).

    Anyway, you couldn't put on a bus for $2.50 a ticket return - or even $15 a ticket return on a Saturday.
     
  13. Lord of the Skraelings

    Lord of the Skraelings Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    I must have been having a bad day lol.
     

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