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Metro Tasmania has welcomed the key findings of the Tasmanian Audit Office’s report on service standards. Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Heather Haselgrove said the report highlighted the high level of passenger satisfaction with the safety and comfort of Metro services, cleanliness of buses, the standard of services for people with a disability, the provision of […]

Metro Tasmania is participating in the national “Racism. It Stops With Me” campaign with advertisements on buses in Burnie, Launceston and Hobart. Unveiling the Burnie bus advertisement today, Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Heather Haselgrove said Metro strongly supported the campaign which aims to counter racism. Prominent sports and community leaders, including Australian cricket captain Michael […]

Metro is planning a major overhaul of bus services in the s northern suburbs of Hobart to speed up services and help traffic flow. Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Heather Haselgrove said today the proposed changes followed an extensive study of routes and services in the northern suburbs of Hobart. “Many of the current bus schedules […]

Metro believes that relocating Launceston’s CBD bus interchange away from their current position in St Johns St would be detrimental to bus patrons and may hurt city businesses. The vast majority of Metro’s service runs for routes from the city to the surrounding suburbs currently commence or terminate at the St John St interchange. Each […]

Metro is advising passengers to check before travelling over the Easter break as there are a number of alterations to services. Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Heather Haselgrove said today passengers wishing to use Metro bus services between Good Friday 18 April, 2014 and Easter Tuesday 22 April should check the Metro website or ring the […]

Metro bus drivers and staff are today showing their support for the National Stroke Foundation’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check. Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Heather Haselgrove said today Metro was pleased to support the event as it dovetailed with its own programs to help improve the health and fitness of employees. “Metro is supporting the National […]

Metro bus drivers and staff are today showing their support for the National Stroke Foundation’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check. Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Heather Haselgrove said today Metro was pleased to support the event as it dovetailed with its own programs to help improve the health and fitness of employees. “Metro is supporting the National […]

Metro is reminding students and parents to ensure they have a Greencard for the commencement of the first term of school on 5 February. Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Heather Haselgrove said today many parents with children travelling by bus to school for the first time often left it to the last minute to sort out […]

Metro has decided to waive fares for all passengers on Christmas Day. Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Heather Haselgrove said today people could travel free on all services in Hobart and Launceston on Christmas Day. “Metro operates to Sunday and public holiday timetable on Christmas Day in Hobart and Launceston and in the spirit of Christmas, […]

Most Metro bus fares will increase by 20 cents a trip from Sunday 5 January 2014. There will be no increase in concession and student fares in urban areas and fare increases for Metro services in non-urban areas have been kept to a minimum. Metro Chief Executive Officer Heather Haselgrove said today the new fares […]