Thompsons Bus Service

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Thompsons Bus Service
HeadquartersJoyner
Service areaNorth Brisbane
Service typeBus & coach operator
Routes8
HubsStrathpine Centre
StationsLawnton
North Lakes
Strathpine
Depots1
Fleet71 (March 2022)
Websitewww.thompsonbusservices.com.au

Thompsons Bus Service is an Australian operator of bus services in the northern suburbs of Brisbane. It operates eight services under contract to the Queensland Government under the Translink banner.

History[edit]

On 1 September 1979 Geoff Thompson purchased Lawnton Bus Service from Neville Story. On 15 January 1990 Pine River Bus Service was purchased from Lourie Fischer on 15 January 1990, with the combined business renamed Thompson's.[1][2] [3]

Routes[edit]

Route From To Via
669 Warner Strathpine Centre Lawnton station & Bray Park station
670 Strathpine Centre Warner Bray Park High School
671 Strathpine Centre Warner Bray Park & Bray Park station
672 Strathpine Centre Warner Lakes Bray Park station, Bray Park & Warner
673 Strathpine Centre Joyner Bray Park & Bray Park station
674 Strathpine Centre Warner Lawnton, Lawnton station & Strathpine
676 Murrumba Downs North Lakes Kallangur station
679 Murrumba Downs North Lakes Griffin & Murrumba Downs station

Fleet[edit]

As at March 2022, the fleet consists of 51 buses and coaches.[4] A long time Leyland purchaser, since 2006 it has purchased Denning Manufacturing buses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thompsons Buy Pine Rivers Runs Australasian Bus & Coach February 1990 page 30
  2. ^ Thompson Australian Bus Panorama 6/4 November 1990 page 41
  3. ^ Thompsons - Strathpine QOCS Journal issue 141 September 2009 pages 11-13
  4. ^ Thompson Bus Services Australian Bus Fleet Lists