South West Coach Lines

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South West Coach Lines
Parent Australian Transit Group
Founded 1977
Headquarters Bunbury
Service area South West Western Australia
Service type Bus & coach services
Fleet 64 (May 2014)
Website www.southwestcoachlines.com.au

South West Coach Lines is a bus and coach operator in South West Western Australia. It is a subsidiary of the Australian Transit Group.

History[edit]

South West Coach Lines was founded in 1977 by David and Lenita Adams. In January 1986, it commenced operating the Bunbury City Transit service (since renamed TransBunbury). In November 2007 the business was purchased by Veolia Transport[1] and in July 2013 became part of Transdev Australasia. It operates express coach services, school services and bus charters.

In December 2009, South West Coach Lines commenced operating three services in Busselton under the TransBusselton brand under contract to the Public Transport Authority.[2] Upon being re-tendered, the routes passed to Swan Transit from 1 January 2015.[3][4][5]

South West Coach Lines operate 14 school services and express coach services connecting Perth with various destinations in South West Western Australia.[4][6]

South West Coach lines is now owned and operated by Australian Transit Group.[7][8]

Fleet[edit]

As at September 2013, the TransBusselton fleet consists of 22 buses.[9] As at May 2014, the South West Coach Lines fleet consists of 42 buses and coaches.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Veolia Transport experiences unprecedented patronage growth in Australasia in 2007 Veolia Environmental Services April 2008
  2. ^ TransBusselton Timetables Transdev South West
  3. ^ Provision of the Busselton Regional Town Bus Service Tenders WA
  4. ^ a b "PTA calls tenders for town services in south-west WA" Australian Bus issue 64 July 2014 page 8
  5. ^ Provision of Busselton Regional Town Bus Service Tenders WA 16 December 2014
  6. ^ Express Timetables South West Coach Lines
  7. ^ South West Coach Lines ABN ASIC, Retrieved 12 February 2016
  8. ^ Australian Transit Group - Contact Us, Retrieved 12 February 2016
  9. ^ TransBusselton - Transdev Western Australia Fleet Lists
  10. ^ South West Coach Lines - Veolia Western Australia Fleet Lists

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