Hornibrook Bus Lines

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Hornibrook Bus Lines
ParentKeolis Downer
Founded1935
HeadquartersClontarf
Service areaRedcliffe Peninsula
Service typeBus operator
Routes16
HubsPeninsula Fair Shopping Centre
StationsPetrie
Strathpine
Depots3
Fleet73 (May 2015)
Websitewww.hornibrook.com.au

Hornibrook Bus Lines is an Australian operator of bus services in the Redcliffe Peninsula and surrounding Upper Bayside area of Brisbane. It operates 16 services under contract to the Government of Queensland under the TransLink banner.

History[edit]

In August 1935 Hornibrook Highway Bus Service commenced operating a service from Redcliffe to Sandgate station.[1]

In 1975 Hornibrook Bus Lines was purchased by Geoff Mountjoy.[2] By the late 1980s it had purchased Redcliffe-Brisbane Bus Service and Sandgate-Lutwyche Bus Service.[1]

In 1998 South Western Suburban Transit was purchased.[3]

Fleet[edit]

As at May 2015, the fleet consisted of 73 buses.[4]

Depots[edit]

Depots are operated in Clontarf, Lawnton, North Lakes and Richlands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hornibrook Highway Bus Service" Australian Bus Panorama issue 6/7 March 1991 page 7
  2. ^ 03 Mountjoy Geoff Road Transport Hall
  3. ^ "Hornibrook Bus Lines" Australian Bus Panorama issue 14/3 December 1998 page 57
  4. ^ Hornibrook Bus Lines Australian Bus Fleet Lists

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