Transit Systems Group continues to expand its services in Perth
Transit Systems Group (operating as Swan Transit), has retained the Marmion and Claremont Metropolitan Bus services contracts for another 10 years, and has been awarded an additional contract to provide services for Joondalup.
Commencing on 19 January 2020, more than 6.5M customers in Joondalup will start boarding with Transit Systems Group on Swan Transit services, joining 25M current passengers in the state.
The Joondalup contract will see the business transition over 300 employees, three depots and 170 buses into the Swan Transit network, which already includes 626 buses and 13 depots locally.
Transit Systems Group CEO Clint Feuerherdt added that the group prides itself on creating strong partnerships, delivering a world class service to customers, giving employees full time employment, and opportunities to nurture, and enjoy, long term careers.
“At Transit Systems Group, we pride ourselves in planning and operating a public transport bus system that is user-friendly, reliable and convenient.
“We are confident that we will continue to deliver best practice services across the state, and look forward to welcoming the Joondalup services and employees into our network.”
In Australia, Transit Systems Group operates metropolitan bus services in Perth (operating as Swan Transit), Adelaide (Torrens Transit), Sydney (Transit Systems NSW), Victoria (Sita Group) and Darwin (Territory Transit).
The globally recognised Transit Systems Group currently operates approximately ~3,129 buses across 40 contracts in Australia, London and Singapore on behalf of governments and transport authorities. Transit Systems Group carries ~344 million passengers annually on its services.
Internationally, the Group operates significant urban bus services in the Transport for London (TfL) network (Tower Transit), and in Singapore (Tower Transit Singapore),– bringing world best practice to local operations.
Transit Systems is also a business with a focus on innovation, and the Group is leading the way in the area of sustainable transport, with an electric bus trial and on demand services in Sydney, and 10 hydrogen powered buses operating in London.
It was announced on 8 October 2019 that SeaLink Travel Group has entered into agreements to acquire Transit Systems Group. SeaLink Travel Group is an Australian ASX listed company (ASX:SLK) that currently operates the SeaLink Rottnest ferry service and Captain Cook Cruises on the Swan River.