Eastrans

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Eastrans
Eastrans number 123 (7513AO) Scania on route 605 in Queen St, December 2013.jpg
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 (May 2014)
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. It is a subsidiary of ComfortDelGro Cabcharge.

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 May 2014 the fleet consisted of 84 buses and 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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