Broadmeadows Bus Service

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Broadmeadows Bus Service
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Volgren bodied Mercedes-Benz O 500 LE at Craigieburn in September 2015
ParentNorthern Transit Holdings
Founded1947
HeadquartersWestmeadows
Service areaNorthern Melbourne
Service typeBus & coach operator
Routes8
HubsBroadmeadows Shopping Centre
Craigieburn Plaza Shopping Centre
StationsFawkner
Gowrie
Merlynston
Roxburgh Park
Upfield
Fleet51 (May 2019)
Chief executiveDom Sita
Websitewww.broadmeadowsbus.com.au

Broadmeadows Bus Service is a bus and coach operator in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is a Melbourne bus company that operates eight bus routes under contract to the Public Transport 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, the Wright family, proprietors of Moreland Buslines, acquired a 50% share of Broadmeadows Bus Service.[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 of May 2019 Broadmeadows Bus Service operates 51 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

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