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Metro Tasmania has officially opened a new Metro Shop at its Springfield depot. Metro Tasmania Chief Executive Officer Katie Cooper said it had been almost 10 years since Metro had operated a similar shop front for customers at its depot home. “Given the growing importance of the transport corridor through the northern suburbs of Hobart, […]

Metro Tasmania has launched a campaign to reduce handling of cash by its drivers on board buses. Acting CEO Darren Carey said the campaign would encourage customers to use other methods to top up their Greencard other than when boarding the bus. “It has a secondary aim to further increase Greencard use, and therefore deliver […]

Metro Acting CEO Darren Carey is putting aside his day-to-day financial and operational concerns for one night in June when he joins other Tasmanian CEOs for the annual St Vincent’s CEO Sleepout. Mr Carey said homelessness in Tasmania and elsewhere was a complex issue that did not have one simple solution. “The CEO Sleepout is […]

After three and a half years as Metro Tasmania’s CEO, Megan Morse has announced her resignation from the role. Metro Chair Tim Gardner acknowledged the contribution Ms Morse has made both as CEO and previously General Manager Business Improvement Services. “Megan came into Metro to lead the company’s delivery of the Hobart Network Review, a […]

An ARTBIU stop work meeting will prevent Metro Tasmania from operating any bus services in Burnie on Tuesday 2 2019 between 10.30am and 1.30pm. Metro Chief Executive Officer Megan Morse said Metro continued to be disappointed that the union had chosen to initiate industrial action that would disrupt Metro services. “While Metro will be working […]

An ARTBIU stop work meeting on Thursday 21 March 2019 between 10am and 2pm will prevent Metro Tasmania from operating over 500 bus services in Greater Hobart. The action will affect increasing numbers of services in the hour leading into 9.30am and all services scheduled to commence and/or terminate between 9.30am and 2.30pm. Metro Chief […]

An ARTBIU stop work meeting will prevent Metro Tasmania from operating any bus services in Launceston on Thursday 7 March 2019 between 10am and 2pm. Metro Chief Executive Officer Megan Morse said Metro was disappointed that the union had chosen to initiate industrial action which would disrupt Metro services and the travel plans of thousands […]

Students at the Newnham, Inveresk, and Cradle Coast University of Tasmania campuses can travel for free on Metro services during Welcome Week (the first week of semester two) from 16 to 20 July. The Tasmanian University Union / University of Tasmania / Metro initiative applies when students show UTAS ID on Launceston Turn Up and […]

Metro and the University of Tasmania are working together to demonstrate that public transport can be the ideal travel solution for students living in the new Hobart Midcity student apartments. One hundred and twenty students have been provided with vouchers for preloaded Greencards for use on Metro services. Metro CEO Megan Morse said encouraging students […]