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Westbus Depot

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Bus hire

Westbus has buses available for hire for events, excursions and function. Read more

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Westbus Northern Tasmania bus hire

SFD 12th April 2019 - Northern Schools (Westbus)

On the Friday of the end of Term 1 (12th April 2019) K-10State schools having a Student Free Day. This affects many bus services, so please check the following list to see how/if it will affect your child's bus transportation.

Student Free Day: Deloraine Primary, Deloraine High, Hagley Farm Primary, Mole Creek Primary, Prospect High, Westbury Primary.

Still at School: Launceston Church Grammar, Launceston Christian, Launceston College, Our Lady of Mercy Primary, Scotch Oakburn, St Patricks College

For buses that carry multiple schools, please CHECK the list below to see if your bus will be running.

Status Driver Bus # Description
NOT RUNNING Sarah 41 Birralee to Westbury, Deloraine & Hagley
NOT RUNNING Simon 10 Caveside & Western Creek to Mole Creek Primary
NOT RUNNING Terry 51 Dairy Plains/Chudleigh/Union Bridge to Mole Creek Primary
NOT RUNNING Warren 18 Hadspen to Hagley & Westbury
NOT RUNNING Trish 55 Meander to Deloraine schools
Normal Service Jeff 14 Selbourne to Launceston Schools
NOT RUNNING Ken 16 Travellers Rest & Hadspen to Hagley & Westbury
NOT RUNNING Allison 19 Westbury outer area to Westbury and Hagley
NOT RUNNING Chris 17 Westbury to Prospect

Please call if you are unsure about your bus travel options.

 

Do you need a Student Greencard ?

Do You Need A GreenCard ?

Parents with Concession Cards may be eligible for Free Passes for their children.  These students will need to have a Student Greencard For Free Travel on a fare paying bus.

Greencards are not required any longer for fare paying students.

Free Travel entitlements

If you are eligible or think you may be eligible for free travel, please visit Greencard Application.   Greencards with a large EXPIRY date printed on the reverse means the student has FREE travel.

Any full-time student who: is less than 18 years of age or turning 18 during the school year is eligible.

 

Phoenix Coaches, MerseyLink & Cradle Mountain Coaches

Merseylink & Cradle Mountain Coaches

Westbus is owned & operated by Grant & Jan Bingley who have operated in Westbury for over 25 years.  In 2011 they purchased Phoenix Coaches in Devonport and in 2013 purchased Merseylink in Devonport.  Merseylink are responsible for an extensive regional transport service and a extensive network of school bus routes and the trans-Mersey Ferry.

Cradle Mountain Coaches is the groups latest acquisition - discover the beautiful Tasmania Wilderness from Lake St Clair, Cradle Mountain, Walls of Jerusalem and more.  The favourite bushwalkers bus for walking clubs, schools and independent travellers to any location in Tasmania, any day any time, 7 days a week, pre-booked or on demand, -  personal door to door service with some of Tassie's finest tour guide/drivers.

 

The business combined operate a fleet of 80 buses plus the Torquay Ferry. They proudly boast customer service as a priority.

   

School Bus Routes

Currently we service 9 School Bus Routes from Mole Creek to Prospect, including Hagley, Hadspen, Travellers Rest, Mole Creek, Chudleigh, Meander and Deloraine in Northern Tasmania.

Read more: School Bus Routes

 

Why Westbus ?

Think about our environment next time you organize a function. Emissions from 1 coach REPLACES emissions from 50 cars.

Why take a Westbus bus?

  1. Less environmental emissions from a Euro 5 engine
  2. No points lost for drink driving
  3. No worry of fatigue
  4. More social time with friends while on the road
  5. Buses are safer than cars
  6. Westbus drivers provide a happy experience on the road
   

Westbury Day Tours

Westbus can tailor individual day tours of Westbury.

Read more: Westbury Day Tours

 

Westbus History

Westbus is an experienced, safe and reliable bus and coach company servicing the school bus routes in Northern Tasmania from Westbury to Prospect. Westbus also has coaches and buses for hire

Read more: Westbus History

   
 

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