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Yearly Archives: 2018

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 […]

Travel will be free on all Metro services for veterans, war widows and current Australian Defence Force personnel on ANZAC Day. Metro is pleased to once again offer this very small token of appreciation to those who have dedicated their lives to serving our country in the armed forces. To be eligible for free travel, […]

A free bus service will operate from Hobart City and the Regatta Grounds to Blundstone Arena for the AFL match on Saturday 14 April 2018. 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 […]

Do you have a mobility aid and are new to buses? We invite you to come and practice getting on and off a bus with a wheelchair, pram, or other mobility aid in a friendly and unhurried setting.  You can try it at your own pace without any passengers on board, and ask Metro representatives […]

Have you been an early bird? Thank you to all our Hobart customers that made the switch and took advantage of free travel in the Hobart urban area before 7am during February. The early bird promotion aimed to benefit existing and new Metro customers, as well as the wider road network, by encouraging travel outside […]

We are proud to partner with the TUU to offer all University of Tasmania students free travel on our Launceston Turn Up and Go timetable during Welcome Week. Simply show your UTAS student ID when you board a route 6, 7, 8 or 10 service between Monday 26 February and Friday 2 March to travel […]

Cricket Tasmania will be providing special shuttle services operated by Metro for the Australia vs England T20 International at Blundstone Arena on Wednesday 7 February 2018. Ticket holders can travel between Hobart City and the Blundstone Arena via these special shuttle services for free. The Regatta Grounds are unavailable for Park & Ride services. Standard […]