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Yearly Archives: 2014

Over the period between Christmas Eve and New Years Day, Metro will operate some special timetables to cater for public transport demands during the holiday season. The Metro Shop and the Metro call centre will be closed on public holidays as well as the 27 & 28 December 2014. The Metro after-hours disability information line […]

From Monday 5 January 2015, most Metro urban bus fares will rise by 10 cents. Adult fares will increase between 10 and 30 cents a trip, depending on the length of the bus journey, while most student and concession fares will go up by 10 cents a trip. Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Stuart Wiggins said the Metro […]

Metro is running additional service to help you grab a bargain On Boxing Day, Metro Tasmania will run a number of extra bus services in Hobart to help ease the rush on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Metro’s General Manager of Business Improvement Services Rod Byfield said last year’s Boxing Day […]

Metro Tasmania in conjunction with the Motor Accidents Insurance Board are once again running the very popular Nightrider bus services on New Year’s Eve in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie for a flat cash fare of just $2. Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Stuart Wiggins said today the Nightrider services were designed to get people easily and […]

The Hobart Hurricanes and Cricket Tasmania are providing Boundary Rider services, operated by Metro, for patrons attending the Big Bash League matches at Blundstone Arena this season. Boundary Rider services offer a free and fast alternative to get to and from the match without the parking and traffic hassles around Blundstone Arena. In addition to […]

Last weekend, Metro helped out with another successful Point to Pinnacle race, transporting competitors and gear safely back down the mountain after the conclusion of the gruelling event.

Metro Tasmania is pleased to continue its partnership with Hobart City Council in supporting Carols by Candlelight and offering patrons a FREE, convenient and safe alternative to driving to the event. Transport to and from the Carols on Saturday 13 December Upon presentation of your Your Habitat Hobart Carols by Candlelight ticket to the driver, […]

On November 11 2014, Metro Tasmania launched an official Metro App that makes it easier for passengers to plan bus trips, top up a Greencard and get timetable information.