Bribie Island Coaches

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Bribie Island Coaches
Bribie Island Coaches Scania L94UB.jpg
Custom Coaches bodied Scania L94UB in February 2007
ParentDes Trotter
Ceased operationJuly 2020
HeadquartersBongaree
Service areaBribie Island
Service typeBus operator
Routes5
Depots1
Fleet25 (July 2020)
Websitewww.bribiecoaches.com.au

Bribie Island Coaches was an Australian bus operator on Bribie Island. It operated five services under contract to the Government of Queensland under the Translink banner. In July 2020 the business was purchased by Caboolture Bus Lines and the brand retired.

History[edit]

Originally owned by Barry Muir and trading as Bribie Island Bus & Coaches, in 1997 the business was sold to former Picton Omnibus Service proprietor George Lee and renamed Bribie Island Coaches. In March 2009 the business was sold to Ballarat operator Des Trotter.[1] In July 2020 the business was sold to Caboolture Bus Lines and the brand retired.[2][3]

Services[edit]

At the time of its cessation, Bribie Island Coaches operated five routes.[4]

Route From To Via
640 Caboolture station Woorim Sandstone Point & Bongaree
641 Woorim Banksia Beach Bongaree & Bellara
642 Bongaree Bellara Bribie Island Shopping Centre
643 Caboolture station Bribie Island Park & Ride Sandstone Point
644 Bongaree Sandstone Point Bribie Island Shopping Centre

Fleet[edit]

As at July 2020, the fleet consisted of 25 buses.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History Bribie Island Coaches
  2. ^ Operator Changes Australian Bus Panorama issue 36/2 September 2020 page 29
  3. ^ Sunny Side Up - Caboolture Bus Lines Australasian Bus & Coach 22 October 2020
  4. ^ Route Info Bribie Island Coaches
  5. ^ Bribie Island Coaches Australian Bus Fleet Lists

External links[edit]

Media related to Bribie Island Coaches at Wikimedia Commons