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Thank you to everyone who engaged with our River Derwent survey or attended a public or industry forum. The survey is now closed.  We appreciate you taking the time to give us your ideas and input, however we connected with you. We look forward to sharing updates with you once the planning process is more […]

Metro Tasmania will hold two community forums in early October to inform planning for a River Derwent ferry service. This is an opportunity for us to listen to the ideas and input of community and industry stakeholders to help shape the planning process. MRCagney, one of Australia’s leading transportation consultancies, has been appointed to undertake […]

Metro is proud to play an important role in connecting people and communities, and is offering seniors free travel and Greencards as a major sponsor of Seniors Week. Simply show your Seniors Card and Greencard when boarding to receive FREE TRAVEL during Seniors Week (15 to 21 October 2018).  If you don’t have a Greencard, […]

(Photo courtesy of Chris Kidd, The Mercury newspaper)   We are proud to offer a more comfortable, accessible and environmentally friendly transport experience via our current fleet upgrade project, which will see 100 new buses being built to replace older models. This once in a generation bus upgrade and modernisation program was made possible through […]

Metro Tasmania has commenced planning for a ferry service on the River Derwent and is hosting a preliminary briefing for industry stakeholders with an interest in being involved in, or that may be affected by, the new service. This initial briefing will outline the scope and objectives of the project, offer an opportunity for industry […]

Metro will operate chartered shuttles for AFL matches this season between Hobart City and the Blundstone Arena via the Regatta Grounds. The next match and charter will take place on Sunday 29 July. Blundstone Arena patrons can travel free on these services upon presentation of their game ticket. Outside the chartered shuttle services normal Metro […]

Metro is proud to play an important role in the daily life of a university student and is offering students free travel to start their semester. From Monday 16 July to Friday 20 July all students from the University of Tasmania’s Launceston and Cradle Coast campuses will be offered free travel on Metro bus services. […]

We’re making changes to morning services in Chigwell, Rosetta, and surrounding suburbs. From 9 July 2018 buses will be more frequent, more comfortable, and more convenient, travelling direct to Hobart. More frequent Express services in the morning peak will be increased, and operate every 30 minutes from Claremont We’ll change the departure time of some morning peak […]

Due to key building developments and construction in the Hobart CBD, there have been additional disruptions to Metro services in the Hobart City interchange (from 13 May 2018) to ensure we can operate efficiently and safely. On 13 May 2018 the following changes took effect: Eastern shore services Stop J (Macquarie St) has closed and relocated to the […]

Did the early bird catch the worm? During January and February 2018, the Metro initiative Free Before 7 enabled people to catch buses in the urban Hobart region for Free Before 7 am. Menzies are researching travel behaviours, physical activity and health in Tasmania to establish crucial evidence about the feasibility and effectiveness of strategies […]