FROM 20 January 2019, bus passengers in southern Tasmania
will notice a series of improvements to their public transport network with all
bus services in the southern region brought together under one network.
This will make travel simpler and pave the way for the
introduction of a single integrated statewide transport network and a common
The focus has been on providing an improved public transport
network to provide better access to employment, education and services,
improving the overall social connectivity of Tasmanians within the budgetary
constraints of the government.
One of the key outputs of the review is increasing services
to major towns outside of Hobart.
The main benefit that the new network will have for
residents of the northern suburbs will be the increased levels of integration
between New Norfolk services and Metro northern suburbs services.
New Norfolk services will supplement Metro Turn-Up and Go
services, particularly in the evening, creating the opportunity for northern
suburbs residents to use New Norfolk services to travel between Granton and
While the Department of State Growth continues to work with
service providers towards an integrated ticketing system, fares for travel on
New Norfolk services will be payable by cash only at the launch of this
For a more detailed list of service changes, visit
New timetables and route maps are now available online.
Photo credit: Joshua Lamon.