Eastrans

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Eastrans
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Volgren bodied Scania K230UB on route 605 on Queen Street in December 2013
Parent CDC Victoria
Founded January 1988
Service area South-Eastern Melbourne
Service type Bus & coach operator
Routes 9
Hubs Chadstone Shopping Centre
Monash University
Stations Box Hill
Carnegie
Cauldfield
Glen Iris
Glen Waverley
Holmesglen
Huntingdale
Mount Waverley
Oakleigh
Ormond
Fleet 84 (December 2013)
Website www.cdcvictoria.com.au/eastrans

Eastrans is a bus operator in Melbourne, Australia. As a Melbourne bus company, it operates nine bus routes under contract to the Government of Victoria.

History[edit]

Eastrans was formed in January 1988 when Kefford Corporation purchased routes 605 Melbourne City Centre - Elsternwick and 630 Elwood - Monash University from Sinclair's Bus Service.[1]

Eastrans was included in the sale of Kefford Corporation to ComfortDelGro Cabcharge in February 2009.[2]

In July 2011 route 601 commenced as a high frequency shuttle between Huntingdale station and Monash University. In July 2013 the route operations of Driver Group were purchased with routes 612 and 623 - 626 with 42 buses.[3][4][5]

Routes[edit]

As at November 2013 Eastrans operate nine routes.[6][7]

Fleet[edit]

As of December 2013 the fleet consisted of 75 buses and nine coaches.[8] Eastrans fleet livery is white with white and green stripes.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Victorian Buses in the Eighties" Australian Bus Panorama 7/1 August 1991 page 3
  2. ^ Kefford Group finds a buyer Australian Bus & Coach
  3. ^ ComfortDelGro Expands Melbourne Operations Through A$22.0 Million Acquisition ComfortDelGro 20 May 2013
  4. ^ Acquisition of further Bus Route Service Business in Melbourne Cabcharge 20 May 2013
  5. ^ Updates and News CDC Victoria
  6. ^ "Services". Eastrans. Retrieved 15 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Metropolitan buses". Public Transport Victoria. Retrieved 15 November 2013. 
  8. ^ CDC Group - Eastrans Australian Bus Fleet Lists

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