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We’re responding to COVID-19 under the guidance of the Tasmanian Government (Department of Health). The health and safety of passengers and staff is our highest priority. What we’re doing Cleaning and hygiene While all Metro buses are regularly cleaned, we have enhanced sanitisation, focussing on the places you spend the most time on board. We’re […]

Contractors are conducting road upgrade works on the East Derwent Highway, Geilston Bay until approximately  June 2022. During this time, Stop 14 Outbound East Derwent Highway, before Clinton Road will be closed for the duration of the works. A new stop will be installed in a similar location as part of the major road upgrade. […]

Know which bus to catch to school? We recommend you familiarise yourself with the route and time of the service you’ll take to school or campus in 2021. Getting from A to B starts with planning your journey. There are many ways to find out which bus you need, but we think the easiest way […]

Metro will operate extra Nightrider services on New Years’ Eve 2020, supported by the MAIB. After 6pm, travel for just $2*. As well as normal timetables, In Launceston, there will be 30 extra services. In Hobart, there will be 76 extra services. In Burnie, there will be no extra services as no formal events have […]

The Hobart City interchange changed Sunday 11 October 2020. Your bus stop may have moved or have a new name Your service may use a different stop or leave a few minutes earlier or later Why are things changing? Buses can access the western side of the interchange again now that hotel construction is complete […]

Metro is proud to play an important role in connecting people and communities, and is offering Seniors Card holders free travel as a major sponsor of Seniors Week. Simply show your Seniors Card and Greencard when boarding to receive FREE TRAVEL during Seniors Week (12 to 18 October 2020). A Greencard makes getting out there […]

There are better ways to top up your Greencard than doing it on the bus – save time and keep our drivers and passengers safe by topping up online, on the Metro app or at a Greencard agent. You can sign into your Greencard online account here. To activate your Greencard for online use click […]

Metro’s current free Greencard promotion will conclude on Monday 31 August. From 1 September, the $5 sign-up fee for Greencard will be re-instated. Since free Greencard were offered on 26 March, over 5000 more Tasmanians have started using Greencard to pay for their travel, taking advantage of the 20% discount on all fares, free 90 […]

We don’t want to go from lockdown to gridlock. The public transport sector has stepped forward into the front lines to help fight the coronavirus, despite the nearly 90% drop in ridership around the world. Together, we have been responding to short-term emergencies, but now we must move beyond, ensure the survival of public transport […]

The Department of State Growth recently undertook additional consultation on bus services across Northern Tasmania, in response to feedback received following the January introduction of the revised Launceston and Northern Tasmania public transport network. The Department has used this feedback to implement some further enhancements to the new network that are designed to ensure bus […]