Interline Bus Services

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An Interline BCI CitiRider
Commenced operation1961
HeadquartersMacquarie Fields
Service areaSouth West Sydney
Service typeBus services
Fleet119 (September 2023)
Bustech bodied Volvo B7RLE in old livery at Liverpool station in July 2013

Interline Bus Services is an Australian bus company operating services in South West Sydney.


Interline Bus Services was formed when the Oliveri family purchased route 102 Campbelltown Hospital - Macquarie Fields from Herbert Harrison on 1 September 1961.[1]

On 1 June 1989, it merged with Oliveri's Transport Service, Green Valley with both renamed Metro-link Bus Lines.[2][3] In August 1992, it was separated from Oliveri transport Services when the founding Oliveri families parted company and the family of the late John Oliveri acquired all the shares in Ingleburn Bus Services Pty Ltd and started trading as Interline Bus Services.[1][4][5][6]

In August 2002, Southern Cross Transit, Karana Downs, was purchased by the Oliveri family and is now the sister company of Interline.[7][8]

Since 2005 Interline's services have been part of Sydney Bus Region 2.[9] On 1 June 2014, Interline commenced operating all services in the region including those previously operated by Busabout.[1][10][11] On the 8th of October 2023 interline region 2 will be passed on to transit systems. It is unknown if the company will cease after or continue to do charter services.


On 1 June 2014, Interline took over all Region 2 routes from Region 2 partner Busabout.


Bustech bodied Volvo B7RLE in June 2015

In the 1980s the Ingleburn Bus Service fleet consisted of Bedford YMT3s and Leyland Super Vikings and Tigers, two of which were configured as coaches.[1]

In the early 1990s ex ACTION Leyland Nationals, Transperth Leyland B21s and Urban Transit Authority Leyland Atlanteans were purchased. These were in turn replaced by ex ACTION Mercedes-Benz O305s and Renault PR100.2s. More recently new Volvos and Daewoos have been purchased.

Following the Oliveri family's purchase of Southern Cross Transit in August 2002, many Interline buses have been transferred for further service.[7][8]

Ingleburn Bus Service had a light green and red livery that gave way to Metro-link's turquoise. Interline adopted a white and blue scheme.

In February 2021, Interline received their first electric buses, with ten BCI CitiRiders rolled out into service on two routes.[12][13] Nine Yutong E12s later arrived from April 2021.[14]

As of September 2023, the Interline fleet consists of 119 buses.


  1. ^ a b c d "Contractor changes in Sydney regions 2 and 15" Australian Bus issue 64 July 2014 pages 40/41
  2. ^ "Metro Link" Australian Bus Panorama 5/3 November 1989 page 51
  3. ^ "Ownership Changes" Fleetline December 1989 page 194
  4. ^ History of Giovanni Oliveri and Ingleburn Bus Services Interline
  5. ^ Interline Bus Services Archived 2 January 2014 at the Wayback Machine Australian Bus Fleet Lists
  6. ^ New South Wales Bus Operators and Fleet Listings. Sydney: Historic Commercial Vehicle Association. 1993. p. 41.
  7. ^ a b Southern Cross Transit Archived 6 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine Australian Bus Fleet Lists
  8. ^ a b History Southern Cross Transit
  9. ^ Region 2 Archived 25 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine Transport NSW
  10. ^ More than 60 new buses and improved customer service with new bus contracts Archived 8 September 2013 at the Wayback Machine Transport for NSW 29 August 2013
  11. ^ Busabout Home Page Archived 10 May 2014 at the Wayback Machine, Busabout, Retrieved 10 May 2014
  12. ^ Cotter, Fabian (1 February 2021). "NSW bus operator Interline starts 10 E-bus roll-out". Australasian Bus & Coach. Archived from the original on 21 January 2022. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  13. ^ Osborne, Kayla (1 February 2021). "South-west Sydney gets its first electric buses". Macarthur Advertiser. Archived from the original on 21 January 2022. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  14. ^ Cotter, Fabian (14 October 2021). "Yutong E12 E-bus trials break 500,000km in Oz". Australasian Bus & Coach. Archived from the original on 20 March 2023. Retrieved 21 January 2022.

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