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(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 […]

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 […]