Trial bus services
The Department of State Growth have funded a number of trial bus services to operate for a limited period of time.
Usage levels for the services will be monitored throughout the course of the trials so that an assessment can be made on whether the services should be discontinued or extended.
The trials are outlined below.
This is a contracted Metro service in which the frequency of this service has been increased on a trial basis to provide better access for Normanstone Road and Kings Meadows West residents and more options on the Kings Meadows turn up and go corridor. There are five additional services from South Launceston and Launceston City and four additional services from Launceston and South Launceston. A timetable can be accessed on the Metro Tasmania website.
A connector weekday service to provide coverage to the hilly parts of Trevallyn including Reatta Road, New World Avenue, Dandenong Road and Delungra Road. Operating on weekdays with a mid-morning service from Trevallyn to Launceston City and a return service in the afternoon allowing residents adequate time in the CBD to do shopping and go to appointments.
A connector service between Waverley via Ravenswood and the Mowbray shopping precinct via Vermont Road. The service operates four times per day on school days only, with a focus on getting passengers to and from Waverley/Ravenswood and Mowbray for shopping and appointments. A timetable can be accessed on the Metro Tasmania website.
A connector service between Trevallyn and North Riverside via Pitt Avenue/Pomona Road. The service travels via Riverside shops and continues along Cormiston Road before returning again to Riverside shops and Trevallyn. The service focuses on getting passengers to and from Riverside for shopping and appointments. The service operates three times per day on weekdays. A timetable can be accessed on the Metro Tasmania website.