Ivanhoe Bus Company
|Commenced operation||16 August 1956|
|Ceased operation||30 June 2010|
|Service area||North-Eastern Melbourne|
|Service type||Bus operator|
|Hubs||La Trobe University|
Northland Shopping Centre
|Fleet||29 (June 2010)|
Ivanhoe Bus Company was a bus operator in Melbourne, Australia. As a Melbourne bus company, it operated six bus routes under contract to the Government of Victoria. It was purchased by Ventura Bus Lines in June 2010.
In May 1952 Claude Morarty and William Molan purchased Heidelberg Motor Omnibus Company from Gordon Brown renaming the operation Ivanhoe Bus Company. In June 2010 the business was sold to Ventura Bus Lines.
As at June 2010 the fleet consisted of 29 buses. Fleet livery was yellow with a green stripe.
- Melbourne Metropolitan Bus Operators and Fleet Listings. Melbourne: Bus & Coach Society of Victoria. 1991. p. 27.
- The Yellow Buses of Heidelberg Australian Bus Panorama December 2005 pages 8-30
- The Yellow Buses of Heidelberg Australian Bus Panorama issue 22/3 November 2006 pages 6-15
- Ventura welcomes Ivanhoe on board Australasian Bus & Coach 4 June 2010
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