Transwa

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Transwa
Transwa logo.svg
Australind Pinjarra.JPG
Australind at Pinjarra in February 2010
Overview
Owner Public Transport Authority
Locale Western Australia
Transit type Coach
Train
Annual ridership 406,000 (June 2015)
Chief executive Tim Woolerson
Headquarters Perth
Website www.transwa.wa.gov.au
Operation
Began operation 28 May 2003
Technical
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

Transwa is Western Australia's regional public transport provider, linking 240 destinations, from Kalbarri in the north to Augusta in the south west to Esperance in the south east.

The Transwa system provides transport to the major regional centres of Bunbury, Kalgoorlie, Northam, Geraldton and Albany.

Transwa is part of the Public Transport Authority and was launched on 28 May 2003 replacing the Western Australian Government Railways Commission.

Services[edit]

AvonLink at Northam in October 2005
Prospector services cross at Merredin in October 2012
Volgren bodied Scania K124EB coach at Albany in April 2006

Rail services[edit]

Transwa operate four rail services:

Road services[edit]

In 2003/04 Transwa introduced 21 Volgren bodied Scania K124EB coaches aimed at revitalising the country coach fleet, which travel to many destinations across southern Western Australia including Albany, Augusta, Pemberton, Esperance, Geraldton, Kalbarri and Meekatharra. In 2015, an order was placed for 23 Irizar bodied Volvo coaches to replace the Scanias.[4]

There are 14 routes:[5]

Fleet[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australind timetable Transwa 7 May 2015
  2. ^ a b Avonlink & MerredinLink timetable Transwa 26 September 2015
  3. ^ Prospector timetable Transwa 1 November 2015
  4. ^ New road coaches for regional passengers Government of Western Australia 16 June 2015
  5. ^ Timetable Files Transwa
  6. ^ Transwa Western Australian Fleet Lists

External links[edit]