Our Operations

Transdev is the largest multimodal operator of public transport services across Australia and New Zealand.

We are proud to operate services in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Darwin, Perth in Australia and the passenger rail networks in Auckland and Wellington all of which provide more than 145 million customer journeys per year. 



In Auckland we operate the  commuter rail transport network on behalf of Auckland Transport (AT).

Our team of over 600 people operate more than 3,150 services each week on the Eastern, Southern, Western, Onehunga and Manukau lines.

Since taking over the rail operation in 2004, Transdev has seen significant improvements to the network and services that has seen patronage increase from 2 million to 17 million in 2015.



In Brisbane we are proud to operate a number of critical bus services including many school bus routes as well as the iconic Brisbane Ferries.

Buses –

With over 130 vehicles, Transdev is one of Queensland’s largest bus companies.

We operate over 140 vehicles providing urban, school and charter services to the local community transporting some 2.6 million people each year on 4,000 weekly services.

We are contracted by TransLink to provide bus services on behalf of the Queensland Government and have proudly done so since 2004.

We have a team of over 200 people based in Capalaba dedicated to customer service and safety. We are proud to offer friendly, professional services in our young bus fleet, with an average vehicle age of just over nine years.

We have strong links with our local communities, and our business and employees continue to support our charity partners.


Ferries –

Transdev operates Brisbane’s iconic CityCat and CityFerry services on behalf of Brisbane City Council.

We currently operate thirty  CityCat, six CityFerry and three CityHopper vessels, moving almost five million customers each year.

Our team of over 220 people is constantly striving to make sure every customer journey is safe, comfortable and enjoyable. We have operated Brsibane's ferry services since 2003 and we were delighted to have our contract extended in 2010 for a further 10 years.



Buslink VIVO, a joint venture between Transdev and Buslink, is an employee transport provider for industrial projects, providing services which embody the principles of safety, innovation, service and sustainability.

Through extensive industry experience, we look to utilise our partnerships with leading bus manufacturers and world class suppliers, to provide our client with customised transportation solutions. We recognise the role innovative technology plays in providing superior products and services, unique to our client’s requirements.

Buslink VIVO currently provides employee transport services for the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG facilities in Darwin, Northern Territory. We currently transport more than 4,500 people who are employed on the project in our fleet of 160 coaches.



In August 2013, Transdev commenced the operation of the Melbourne Metropolitan Bus network. We operate 30 percent of Melbourne's metropolitan bus network on behalf of Public Transport Victoria (PTV).

Our Melbourne bus business integrates over 1,200 employees, 46 routes and 508 vehicles and covers both urban and school services including the high patronised Smart Bus routes that provide orbital services connecting Melbourne’s middle ring suburbs.

Our team in Melbourne frequently holds Meet our Manager sessions to speak to the travelling public and obtain their feedback to ensure our services are meeting their needs and constantly improving.



Operating on behalf of Transperth, Transdev is one of Perth’s biggest bus companies. We operate over 31,800 services every week in the Fremantle, Joondalup, Mandurah and Rockingham areas, as well as 92 dedicated school bus routes. We also operate the popular, free Central Area Transit (CAT) services in the Perth, Fremantle and Joondalup CBDs.

We carry over 32 million customers every year and cover 34 million kilometers. Our team is dedicated to customer service and safety and we have been awarded WorkSafe Platinum certificates in consecutive years for our consistently high safety standards in each region.




In Sydney we are proud to be one of the main operators of the bus networks, as well as being contracted to operate Sydney's light rail system and the iconic Harbour City Ferries.

Buses -

Transdev is one of the largest bus operators in Sydney covering three geographic areas – South Sydney, South West Sydney and Sydney’s North Shore area.

Transdev has been operating buses in the Sydney metropolitan area since 1999. With over 930 employees, we are dedicated to providing safe, reliable and enjoyable transport for clients and passengers across the region.

We are passionate about our communities and our environment, and are committed to playing an active role in both.

We operate 94 bus routes, 6 Night Ride routes and 478 dedicated school bus services in the Northern, Southern and South Western suburbs of Sydney.

More than 22 million customers travel every year on the 21,000 bus services we provide each week in these areas.


Ferries –

Transdev owns Harbour City Ferries, the operator of the iconic ferries on Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River.

Harbour City Ferries assumed the operation in July 2012, following a tender process which saw responsibility for the service move from the government to the private sector for the first time since the 1950s.

The Harbour City Ferries fleet comprises 32 vessels, servicing eight key routes via 38 wharves.

Harbour City Ferries employs almost 600 staff and operates 170,000 services per year throughout Sydney Harbour and its related waterways.


Light Rail –

Transdev is contracted by Transport for NSW to operate Sydney’s light rail system. The Sydney Light Rail network links the hub of Central Station with Sydney’s Inner Western Suburbs, via Pyrmont, Glebe, Leichhardt North, and Arlington right through to Dulwich Hill.

Operated by Transdev since 1998, the Sydney Light Rail provides a safe, reliable, comfortable and environmentally friendly transport option for over nine million passenger journeys each year.

In December 2014, the ALTRAC Light Rail consortium (of which Transdev is a partner) was appointed by the NSW State Government as the successful contractor to design, construct as well as operate and  maintain new $2.1 billion project.




In December 2015, it was announced that Transdev and maintenance partner Hyundai Rotem had been selected as the preferred bidder to operate and maintain the Greater Wellington Region’s rail service on behalf of the Greater Wellington Regional Council.

Beginning operations in July 2016, Transdev runs more than 2,100 weekly services, transporting some 12 million customers per year.

With more than 440 employees, Wellington provides a friendly, safe and reliable world-class rail service that meets the needs and expectations of Wellington rail users.