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
Commenced operation1947
Service areaNorthern Melbourne
Service typeBus & coach operator
Fleet48 (November 2022)
Chief executiveDom Sita

Broadmeadows Bus Service is a bus and coach operator in Melbourne, Australia. It operates eight routes under contract to Public Transport Victoria. It is owned by Northern Transit Holdings, which also operates Kastoria Bus Lines, Nationwide Tours and Seymour Bus Lines.[1]


Broadmeadows Bus Service was formed in 1947 when J Loughnan purchased a service between Broadmeadows and North Coburg Tram Terminus from P Thorne.[2] 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.[3] In 1990, it commenced operating coach services under contract to V/Line from Melbourne to Mildura.[4]

In July 2007, the Wright family, proprietors of Moreland Buslines, acquired a 50% share of Broadmeadows Bus Service.[5] Both the Loughnan and Wright families sold out to Dom Sita of Kastoria Bus Lines in 2011.[6] Broadmeadows Bus Service has since been reorganised under Northern Transit Holdings, along with other Dominic Sita's bus businesses, including Kastoria Bus Lines.[7][8][9]

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


As of November 2022, the fleet consisted of 48 buses and coaches.[6] The fleet livery is white with a dark brown stripe.


  1. ^ Welcome to Kastoria Bus Lines Kastoria Bus Lines
  2. ^ Melbourne Metropolitan Bus Operators and Fleet Listings. Melbourne: Bus & Coach Society of Victoria. 1991. p. 10.
  3. ^ About Us Broadmeadow Bus
  4. ^ Broadmeadows Takes Over Where V/Line Leaves Off Australasian Bus & Coach October 1993 pages 22-25
  5. ^ Our History Moreland Buslines
  6. ^ a b Northern Transit Holdings - Broadmeadows Bus Service Australian Bus Fleet Lists
  7. ^ Northern Transit Holdings - Broadmeadows Bus Service Australian Bus Fleet Lists 12 January 2013
  8. ^ Sita buys Broadmeadows Australasian Bus & Coach 1 June 2011
  9. ^ Generation Next - Kastoria Buslines Australasian Bus & Coach 28 October 2018

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