TransBunbury

TransBunbury is the public bus transportation system in Bunbury, Western Australia, consisting of 10 public routes as well as 30 school routes.[1]

TransBunbury
ParentPublic Transport Authority
FoundedJanuary 1986
HeadquartersBunbury
Service areaBunbury
Service typeBus services
Routes10
HubsBunbury Bus Station
Fleet33 (May 2014)
OperatorSwan Transit
Websitewww.pta.wa.gov.au

HistoryEdit

 
The former Bunbury City Transit logo

Bunbury City Transit was established in January 1986. On 2 May 2011 it was rebranded as TransBunbury.[2]

OperationsEdit

Until 31 December 2014, the service was operated by South West Coach Lines. Upon being re-tendered, it passed to Swan Transit, with a new 10-year contract commencing on 1 January 2015.[3][4][5]

The SmartRider card is valid for use on TransBunbury services.[6]

TerminusEdit

TransBunbury's main terminus is the Bunbury Bus Station, located in central Bunbury.[1]

FleetEdit

 
Transbunbury OC500LE

As at September 2020, TransBunbury operates a fleet of 37 buses, consisting of a mixture of Volvo B7RLE, Mercedes Benz OC500LE and Mercedes-Benz O405NH buses, all of which are ex-Transperth.[7] Upon being rebranded as TransBunbury in May 2011 the Bunbury City Transit white and blue livery was replaced by Transperth's silver and green livery.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Regional Town Bus Service Public Transport Authority
  2. ^ Bus fleet renamed Bunbury Herald 26 April 2011
  3. ^ Provision of the Bunbury Regional Town Bus Service Tenders WA
  4. ^ "PTA calls tenders for town services in south-west WA" Australian Bus issue 64 July 2014 p. 8
  5. ^ Provision of Bunbury Regional Town Bus Service Tenders WA 16 December 2014
  6. ^ Regional town services Transperth
  7. ^ TransBunbury - Transdev Western Australian Fleet Lists

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