Martyrs Bus Service

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Martyrs Bus Service
Martyrs Bus Service logo.jpg
Martyrs Bus in Yarra Junction.jpg
Martyrs bus heading to Warburton
ParentDineen Group
FoundedJuly 1927 (1927-07)
HeadquartersLilydale
Service areaEastern Melbourne
Service typeBus operator
Routes1
HubsChirnside Park Shopping Centre
StationsLilydale
Fleet51 (May 2019)
Websitewww.martyrs.com.au

Martyrs Bus Service is a bus and coach operator in Melbourne, Australia. As a Melbourne bus company, it operates one bus route under contract to the Government of Victoria and is a brand of the Dineen Group.

History[edit]

Martyrs Bus Service was formed in July 1927 by Harry Martyr who commenced a bus service from Warburton to Melbourne City Centre.[1] Hornibrook Bus Lines proprietor Geoff Mountjoy purchased the business in 1979.

In September 1990, the Chirnside Park Shopping Centre to Melbourne City Centre portion of route 683 ceased. In November 2011, the Dineen Group purchased Martyrs Bus Service.

Fleet[edit]

As of May 2019, the fleet consisted of 51 buses and coaches.[2] Fleet livery is white with light and dark blue stripes.

Routes[edit]

As of July 2020, Martyrs Bus Service operates the following route under contract to Public Transport Victoria:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ About Us Martyrs
  2. ^ Dineen Group - Martyrs Bus Service Australian Bus Fleet Lists
  3. ^ "Routes". classic.ptv.vic.gov.au. Retrieved 10 July 2020.

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