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Yearly Archives: 2017

Won’t be a moment! Giving way to buses is the right thing to do. It’s also the law in most areas. When you let the bus in, you’re helping keep Tasmanian roads safe and letting everyone on board stay on schedule, even in heavy traffic. If you see the indicators flashing, slow to a stop […]

It only takes $2 to be a Real Mate. Get home safely on New Year’s Eve with MAIB Nightrider! Thanks to the Motor Accidents Insurance Board (MAIB), Metro will operate late night services in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie this NYE. With $2 flat fares from 6pm, be a real mate and ensure you and your […]

Major construction work in the Hobart City interchange will disrupt Metro services from 10 December 2017. This construction is for the Hyatt-Centric hotel development and is expected to be in place until mid-2019. Under plans developed by the Department of State Growth, City of Hobart, Hutchison Builders, and Metro, effective 10 December 2017: Bus stops A, B, C and D […]

  Metro had been asked to relocate several stops in the Hobart City interchange to accommodate major hotel construction in late-2017, but we are currently awaiting advice from key stakeholders. We are committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes for the Hobart network and look forward to sharing a confirmed implementation date and all necessary information, including […]

Metro is proud to play an important role in connecting people and communities, and is offering seniors a ticket to ride as a major sponsor of Seniors Week From Monday 16 October to Sunday 22 October 2017, Seniors Card holders with a Greencard can travel free on any Metro bus. Simply present your Greencard and […]

Key information TasGas works on Derwent Park Road will disrupt Metro buses from 2 September to 12 September 2017. Express routes X20 and X02 will divert, some bus stops will be closed, and extra route 502 services will operate on Main Road. Allow extra travel time on all routes as many Metro services will be […]

A free bus service will operate from Hobart City and the Regatta Grounds to Bellerive Oval for the AFL match on Saturday 29 July 2017. This service is provided by Blundstone Arena and operated by Metro Tasmania. Match day patrons can travel free on these services. Outside these services a regular Metro Saturday timetable and […]

Thank you to everyone that engaged with public or stakeholder consultation on the proposed Launceston Network Review throughout 2016. We appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback, however we connected with you. The information we received will help us maximise the number of bus users who will see future improvements to their […]

Metro Tasmania Chair Michael Harris announced the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Stuart Wiggins on 23 May 2017. Mr Wiggins’ resignation due to continued ill health takes effect immediately, and the state-owned company will now begin the search for a replacement. During his term as CEO, Mr Wiggins oversaw many key projects, notably the successful […]