Saturday, 26 November 2016
Transport Minister Bill Marmion said the latest Passenger Satisfaction Monitor, marked the eighth year in a row that more than 90 per cent of survey participants had praised the service.
"Considering the vast distances Transwa passengers travel, this is a resounding acknowledgment that the State Government's commitment to quality transport service in the regions is working," Mr Marmion said.
"The average Transwa road coach and train passenger travels more than 300 kilometres per journey - it's crucial that all elements of their travel experience are positive.
"Issues like cost and timetable convenience, service cleanliness, punctuality and even staff manners have a real impact on that experience."
Road coach passengers are already benefiting from a record $16.3 million investment in 23 new road coaches.
"The 23 new coaches were funded by $15.1 million from Royalties for Regions, with a further $1.2 million generated by the sale of the old coaches," the Minister said.
"I am thrilled that State Government investment in regional public transport services continues to pay dividends for local WA communities, providing options for residents and tourists to see more of our great State."