Melbourne Bus Link
|Parent||50/50 joint venture between Dyson Group and former proprietors of Reservoir Bus Company|
|Commenced operation||April 1998|
|Ceased operation||3 August 2013|
|Service area||West and South-Eastern
|Service type||Bus operator|
|Hubs||Highpoint Shopping Centre|
|Fleet||86 (August 2013)|
In April 1998 a consortium owned by Dyson Group and Reservoir Bus Company commenced operating a contract to operate the remaining bus services of Met Bus in the western and south-east regions of Melbourne. Included were depots at Footscray and Sandringham and 86 MAN SL200 buses.
In April 2013 Transdev Melbourne were announced as the preferred tenderer to operate the Melbourne Metropolitan Bus Franchise. The franchise included the services operated by Melbourne Bus Link. Melbourne Bus Link ceased operating on 3 August 2013.
- "Historic Reforms for Melbourne's Buses" Australian Bus Panorama 13/3 December 1997 page 35
- Preferred tenderer announced for the Melbourne Metropolitan Bus Franchise Public Transport Victoria 26 April 2013
- Anger as French company lands bus contract The Age 26 April 2013
- Melbourne Bus Link Australian Bus Fleet Lists
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