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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 […]

Further Hobart bus interchange changes required Metro will relocate all eastern shore and some northern suburbs Hobart CBD bus services from 13 May 2018. Under the plan all services using Hobart City interchange stops J, M, G and H will use a different departure point, and services will be distributed between the stops. CEO Megan […]

Students at the Newnham and Inveresk University of Tasmania campuses can travel for free on Metro’s Turn Up and Go timetable during Welcome Week (the first week of semester) from 26 February to 2 March. The Tasmanian University Union / Metro initiative is applicable to routes 6, 7, 8 and 10 when students show UTAS […]

Cricket Tasmania and Metro Tasmania will provide free bus services from the city to the international T20 game between Australia and England at Blundstone Arena on Wednesday 7 February. With gates opening at 6pm and the game scheduled to start at 7.40pm, buses will depart from the city (Franklin Square, Elizabeth Street) every five minutes […]

A road safety message reminding motorists to give way to buses merging into traffic will be appearing in the best place possible – on the back of Metro buses state-wide. Metro CEO Megan Morse said it is a timely message for road users that they must give way to buses indicating and displaying a give […]