Free shuttle bus service for staff launches 25 March 2019

20/03/2019

Dundonald Omniplex Park & Ride to Ulster Hospital - Free Shuttle Bus Service for Staff

Further to our recent staff survey and feedback received, we are delighted to announce that a “Free” staff shuttle bus service will commence on Monday 25 March 2019 for a period of approx. 1 year.

*To avail of this service, staff should email the Travel Team as a vehicle permit and Staff Bus Pass is required.* - Travel.Team@setrust.hscni.net

This initiative is part of our ongoing commitment to ease congestion on the Ulster Hospital site and provide alternatives to our staff.

The overflow car park at the Omniplex (located to the right hand side of the roadway as you drive into the Omniplex) can accommodate 100 vehicles. This opens each morning from 6.30am and closes each evening at 10pm.

The service will run from the Omniplex to the Ulster Hospital. This service will operate on a daily basis Monday to Friday (excluding Bank and Public holidays).

The service will run at peak times as follows:

Bus leaves the Omniplex Park & Ride at:

  • 7.15 am
  • 7.45 am
  • 8.15 am
  • 8.45 am

Bus leaves Ulster Hospital site at:

  • 4.45 pm
  • 5.20 pm
  • 6.20 pm
  • 8.40 pm
  • 9.10 pm

There will be 2 drop off points on the Ulster Hospital site:

  1. Drop Off /  Pick Up One - Critical Care Block Drop off point (CSSD side)
  2. Drop Off / Pick Up Two – Renal Unit, facing Home One 

Translink will operate the Shuttle Bus Service on behalf of the Trust. The vehicle will be clearly identifiable with UHD digital signage.

The service takes approximately 10 minutes from the Omniplex to the Ulster site. (Traffic/weather conditions dependent).