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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 […]

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. Latest Update The current fare amnesty will end on Sunday 5 July 2020. This means that from Monday 6 July 2020, you will need to pay the appropriate fare […]

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 […]

It’s safer and cheaper to use a Greencard for your travel. You can get a free Greencard from Thursday 26 March 2020 until further notice: Online At a Metro Shop or depot At a Greencard Agent* To support you to do this, travel will be free until Sunday 5 July. A Greencard is a smart […]

Please be advised that the changes to the North West bus network scheduled to be implemented by the Department of State Growth in April 2020 have been deferred until January 2021.  This decision was made in light of COVID-19 in order to minimise change to communities at the present time. Thank you for your patience […]

Metro is responding to the emerging COVID-19 outbreak in line with Department of Health recommendations, and meets regularly with its cleaning contractor to ensure practices are consistent with the latest advice. Following the outbreak, Metro wishes to remind all passengers that everyone is welcome on board Metro services, but in keeping with the Tasmanian Government’s […]

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 2020. 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 […]

Connect to work and study in 2020 with Metro. Make the most of your time and money with these tips: Get your Greencard ready to go A Greencard saves you 20% on all fares, stores any concession details you have, and offers a cheaper capped daily fare.  To tap and go, make sure it’s ready […]

TRAVEL FREE before 7am on all Hobart urban Metro services from Tuesday 28 January to Friday 21 February 2020. Join us to avoid the hassles of traffic congestion in the busy return to school period. No need to concentrate on the busy road or find and pay for a parking space,  spend your commute relaxing, […]

MAIB and Metro are combining to offer people a safe and convenient alternative when planning travel to and from New Year’s Eve celebrations in Burnie, Hobart, and Launceston. MAIB Nightrider services will operate throughout the evening on major bus routes. $2 Flat fare offer Just $2 will buy you a single-trip ride on any service […]