Broadmeadows Bus Service

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Broadmeadows Bus Service
Parent Northern Transit Holdings
Founded 1947
Headquarters Westmeadows
Service area Northern Melbourne
Service type Bus & coach operator
Routes 8
Hubs Broadmeadows Shopping Centre
Craigieburn Plaza Shopping Centre
Stations Fawkner
Gowrie
Merlynston
Roxburgh Park
Upfield
Fleet 45 (January 2013)
Chief executive Dom Sita
Website www.broadmeadowsbus.com.au

Broadmeadows Bus Service is a bus and coach operator in Melbourne, Australia. As a Melbourne bus company, it operates eight bus routes under contract to the Government of Victoria.

History[edit]

Broadmeadows Bus Service was formed in 1947 when J Loughnan purchased a service between Broadmeadows and North Coburg Tram Terminus from P Thorne.[1] In the early 1950 coach charter operations commenced. In 1974 services were extended to Campbellfield and in 1985 from Upfield and North Coburg to Craigieburn.[2]

In July 2007 a 50% share in Broadmeadows Bus Service was sold to Moreland Buslines proprietors the Wright family.[3] Both the Loughnan and Wright families sold out to Dom Sita of Kastoria Bus Lines in 2011.[4]

The Western Autistic School uses Broadmeadows' owned buses for student transport.

Fleet[edit]

As at January 2013 Broadmeadows Bus Service operated 45 buses and coaches.[4] The fleet livery is white with a dark brown stripe.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melbourne Metropolitan Bus Operators and Fleet Listings. Melbourne: Bus & Coach Society of Victoria. 1991. p. 10. 
  2. ^ About Us Broadmeadow Bus
  3. ^ Our History Moreland Bus
  4. ^ a b Northern Transit Holdings - Broadmeadows Bus Service Australian Bus Fleet Lists 12 January 2013

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