East West Bus Company

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East West Bus Company
ParentDyson Group
FoundedAugust 1980
HeadquartersReservoir
Service areaNorthern Melbourne
Service typeBus operator
Routes3
HubsCoburg North Village, La Trobe University
RMIT University, Bundoora
StationsMacleod
Pascoe Vale
Reservoir
Thomastown
Fleet17 (May 2013)
Websitewww.reservoirbus.com.au/uewbc

East West Bus Company is a privately owned bus operator in Melbourne, Australia. As a Melbourne bus company, it operates three bus routes under contract to the Government of Victoria.

History[edit]

East West Bus Company was formed in August 1980 as a joint venture between Dyson Group and Reservoir Bus Company operating route 560 Broadmeadows station to Greensborough.[1][2] Route 560 ceased in April 2010 being replaced by SmartBus route 902.

In February 2014 the Dyson Group became the sole owner.[3] As of March 2019 all routes are shown in the Public Transport Victoria website as being operated by Dysons.[4][5][6]

Fleet[edit]

As of May 2013 East West Bus Service operated a fleet of 17 buses.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Victorian Buses in the Eighties" Australian Bus Panorama 6/1 July 1990 page 12
  2. ^ Melbourne Metropolitan Bus Operators and Fleet Listings. Melbourne: Bus & Coach Society of Victoria. 1991. p. 19.
  3. ^ "Dysons & East West" Australian Bus issue 63 May 2014 page 7
  4. ^ "301 Reservoir Station - La Trobe University (Bundoora Campus)". Public Transport Victoria.
  5. ^ "561 Macleod - Pascoe Vale via La Trobe University". Public Transport Victoria.
  6. ^ "570 Thomastown - RMIT Bundoora". Public Transport Victoria.
  7. ^ East - West Bus Co Australian Bus Fleet Lists

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