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Melbourne buses

Buses running normal route services around Melbourne and the surrounding suburbs.

Airport buses of Victoria

February 26, 2019

Several airport bus services connect the suburbs and regional centres to both Melbourne and Avalon Airports.

Avass electric bus

September 13, 2018

Avass is a company based out of Avalon Airport that manufactures electric buses.

Broadmeadows Bus Service

August 24, 2013

Broadmeadows Bus Service operates buses in Melbourne's northern suburbs

Bus depots of Melbourne

May 05, 2019

A look at bus depots from Melbourne and beyond

Bus stops and infrastructure in Victoria

June 08, 2019

All kinds of bus infrastructure - bus stops and interchanges

CDC Melbourne

June 05, 2019

CDC Melbourne is the brand name for buses operated by CDC Victoria out of their Oakleigh, Sunshine, Truganina and Tullamarine depots.

Chadstone tourist shuttle bus

March 18, 2019

Chadstone Shopping Centre operates a free tourist shuttle bus from Federation Square, making it easy for cashed up visitors to empty their wallets, while avoiding the need to understand the mess of connecting buses operated by PTV.

City Sightseeing Melbourne

March 18, 2019

City Sightseeing Melbourne commenced running a hop-on hop off tourist bus service around the Melbourne CBD in 2013

Cranbourne Transit

July 14, 2018

Cranbourne Transit operates bus services in Melbourne;'s outer south-eastern suburbs

Driver Bus Lines

June 09, 2012

Driver Bus Lines once operated five bus routes in Melbourne's east, until they were sold to CDC Melbourne in July 2013.

Dyson's Bus Services

April 20, 2019

Dyson's Bus Services operates 31 bus routes in Melbourne northern suburbs.

East West Bus Company

May 02, 2018

East West Bus Company is a joint venture between Dyson Group and Reservoir Bus Company that operates three bus routes in Melbourne's north-east.

Grenda's Bus Services

June 09, 2012

Grenda's Bus Services once operated 23 bus routes around Melbourne, until acquired by Ventura Bus Lines in 2011.

Hope Street Bus Line

September 29, 2012

Until September 2012 route 509 in Brunswick was operated by Hope Street Bus Line

Kastoria Bus Lines

May 11, 2019

Kastoria Bus Lines operates bus services in Melbourne's north-west and western suburbs

McKenzie's Tourist Services

July 17, 2010

McKenzie's Tourist Services operates buses in Melbourne's outer east

Melbourne 2015 industrial action

September 10, 2015

In 2015 the Rail, Tram and Bus Union has launched industrial action against both Metro Trains and Yarra Trams, following the breakdown in negotiations around their new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.

Melbourne Bus Link

April 25, 2013

Melbourne Bus Link operated nine bus routes in Melbourne's inner west and south-east between 1998 and 2013, that were once part of the government operated Met Bus.

Melbourne rail replacement buses

June 08, 2019

When the *%@! hits the fan on Melbourne's rail network, buses have to be called in to operate a replacement service for passengers.

Melbourne Visitor Shuttle

May 03, 2017

The Melbourne Visitor Shuttle was a tourist-oriented bus service operated by Driver Bus Lines on behalf of the City of Melbourne from March 2006 until August 2017. Originally free and known as the 'Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle', it was renamed 'Melbourne Visitor Shuttle' in 2013, with fares introduced in October 2013

Moonee Valley Coaches

May 19, 2016

Moonee Valley Coaches operates two bus routes in Melbourne's inner northern suburbs

National Bus Company

August 29, 2013

Between 1993 and 2013 National Bus Company operated buses on the former Public Transport Corporation network based out of depots located at Doncaster and North Fitzroy.

Night Network Melbourne

February 05, 2018

'Night Network' is the brand name for all night trains and trams across Melbourne on Friday and Saturday nights, as well as a revamped Nightrider bus service.

Panorama Coaches

April 20, 2019

Panorama Coaches operates four bus routes in Diamond Creek and Eltham.

PTV Night Network launch

October 30, 2015

On October 30, 2015 the politicians visited Federation Square to launch PTV's new 'Night Network' - all night trains and trams, as well as a rejigged Nightrider bus service.

Regional Rail Link rail replacement services

April 24, 2014

For two weeks in July 2011 the railway between Footscray and Sunshine will be closed to allow the first stage of Regional Rail Link works to proceed. Metro's Sydenham line service will be replaced by a bus service between Albion Station and Flemington Racecourse - by the looks of the bus interchanges, this will not be the only series of disruptions.

Reservoir Bus Company

November 23, 2011

Reservoir Bus Company once operated buses in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, until acquired by Dyson Group in December 2012.

Route 82 tram replacement buses

January 29, 2014

During hot weather trams on route 82 between Moonee Ponds and Footscray are replaced by buses, freeing up the non-air conditioned Z3 class trams to fill in for failed air conditioned trams elsewhere on the Yarra Trams network.

Route 109 'City Express' bus

October 19, 2018

During cruise ship season a route 109 'City Express' bus operates between Station Pier and the Melbourne CBD, reducing the load placed on the normal route 109 tram services to Port Melbourne.

Ryans Bus Service

September 07, 2018

Ryans Bus Service operates three bus routes in Melbourne's north-western suburbs

Sita Buslines

June 12, 2019

Sita Buslines operates 19 bus routes in Melbourne's west

SkyBus Melbourne

May 31, 2019

SkyBus forms the main public transport link between Southern Cross Station and Melbourne Airport. Unlike the other form of public transport in Melbourne it also operates without any government subsidies.

Sunbury Bus Service

June 01, 2019

Sunbury Bus Service operates bus services in the Melbourne satellite town of Sunbury

Transdev Melbourne

June 12, 2019

Transdev Melbourne operates a fleet of over 500 buses on 45 bus routes across Melbourne, as well seven SmartBus routes. It commenced operations in August 2013, taking over all Melbourne Bus Link and National Bus Company routes.

Transdev Melbourne leased buses

December 04, 2017

In mid September 2017 Transport Safety Victoria and VicRoads completed an audit of the Transdev Melbourne fleet of buses. Initially 33 buses at two depots were removed from service due to defects, with 100+ buses eventually being taken off the road once all depots had been visited. Buses from Dysons Group and Sita Buslines were 'wet leased' to fill the gaps, with Transdev drivers directing drivers on the 'foreign' routes. 'Dry leasing' soon followed, with Transdev drivers in charge of the foreign buses, with Kastoria and Mitchell Transit also supplying vehicles.

Tullamarine Bus Lines

December 18, 2017

Tullamarine Bus Lines operates buses in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. It was acquired by CDC Victoria in May 2018.

V/Line rail replacement buses

June 01, 2019

V/Line has a habit of stuffing things up and needing to call in the buses to get commuters home. (They have an even worse habit of cancelling trains to free up drivers to run football specials, putting the commuters onto buses)

Ventura Bus Lines

May 17, 2019

Ventura Bus Lines operates all over Melbourne's north, east and south-east, with a fleet of over 800 buses operating 140+ routes out of 12 depots.

Westrans

September 30, 2014

Westrans was a brand used by Kefford Corporation for bus routes in the western suburbs of Melbourne, based out of their Sunshine, Altona and Werribee depots. In October 2014 it was rebranded as CDC Melbourne.

Yarra Trams tram replacement buses

March 16, 2019

When tracks replacing, or trams get blocked by road accidents, Yarra Trams has to call in the replacement buses

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