Buslink Vivo

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ParentBuslink (50%)
Transdev Australasia (50%)
Ceased operationJuly 2019
HeadquartersHoward Springs
Service areaNorthern Territory
Service typeBus services
Fleet220 (peak)
25 (August 2019)
Chief executiveTony Hopkins

Buslink VIVO (VIVO stands for "Vehicle In Vehicle Out")[1][2] was a bus operator providing services in Howard Springs. It was a 50/50 joint venture between Buslink and Transdev Australasia.


In November 2012, Buslink Vivo was awarded a 56-month contract to operate vehicles to transport workers during the construction of the Ichthys LNG project in the Northern Territory of Australia.[3][4][5]

Buslink Vivo ceased operation in July 2019.[6] During its operation, Buslink Vivo delivered more than 15 million journeys.[7]


Buslink Vivo operated employee services from Darwin and Palmerston to the Bladin Point construction site.[8]


The fleet peaked at 212 buses, primarily Irizar and Volgren bodied Mercedes-Benz OH1830s.[9] With the completion of the project, by October 2018 the fleet was down to 92 and down to 25 by August 2019.[10]


  1. ^ Welcome to Buslink Vivo Buslink Vivo
  2. ^ Historical details for ABN 63 159 640 972 ABN Lookup
  3. ^ Veolia Transdev and Buslink jv Buslink Vivo wins Ichthys employee transport contract Archived 26 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine UBI France 20 November 2012
  4. ^ Top end tender awarded Australasian Bus & Coach 22 November 2012
  5. ^ Veolia Transdev awarded 140 million euro contract in Australia Transdev 7 December 2012
  6. ^ "Thank You for visiting Buslink Vivo". Buslink Vivo. Archived from the original on 6 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Buslink VIVO gets more than 15 million to work in Darwin". Transdev Australasia. 5 August 2019. Archived from the original on 21 August 2019. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  8. ^ Community Bulletin #150 Inpex
  9. ^ Buslink Vivo Australian Bus Fleet Lists January 2018
  10. ^ Buslink Vivo Australian Bus Fleet Lists August 2019