Cohen Street Bus Station opened in May 2009 as one of three stations which replaced the decomissioned Belconnen Interchange. At the time it was the only of the three stations which was to be permanent, before being joined by the Belconnen Community Station and Westfield Bus Station in 2010. It is located adjacent to the depot on Cohen St Belconnen.
Since their introduction in 1975, the bunker shelter has become synonymous with Canberra. Designed by architect Clem Cummings in 1974 for the National Capital Development Commission, close to 500 were installed around Canberra.