Tamworth Buslines is part of the Buslines Group, providing a network of route bus services, together with regional and inter-regional school transport services throughout New South Wales. As a member of the Buslines Group, it represents one of Australia's largest and oldest bus operators and has become a name synonymous with the highest standards of safety and service.
Buslines Group provides a network of route bus services, together with regional and inter-regional school transport services throughout New South Wales. The original company was founded on 25 March 1926 by John Alan Gilbert and began bus operations under the name of John A Gilbert Pty Limited. In 1943 John A Gilbert acquired Tamworth's bus services and in 1946, Berrima and Orange joined the group. Today, the company, known as the Buslines Group, also includes services in Ballina, Bathurst, Berrima, Dubbo, Forster, Griffith, Lithgow, Northern Rivers, Orange, Tamworth, Ulladulla and Wingham. These subsidiaries and affiliated businesses form a network of quality bus services which is unparalleled anywhere in Australia. This unique public transport operation provides the skills and resources that enables Buslines to achieve clear leadership in the public transport industry, especially in the key areas of customer service, safety and quality.
The Buslines Group is committed to a philosophy of excellence and this, in turn, runs through every division of the company. Its promise to provide people with the highest standard of service is one which Buslines is uniquely positioned to deliver.
Buslines Group operates a fleet of 380 vehicles, servicing a large network of bus routes in major country towns throughout New South Wales. The Group's operations carry over 15 million customers annually and employ more than 500 staff, each of whom are committed to providing a bus service which is safe, reliable and comfortable for all customers.
Welcome to Tamworth Buslines
Tamworth City is a major focus of central northern New South Wales with flourishing industries spawned by a rich rural hinterland. With around thirty-six buses in its fleet, Tamworth Buslines is the largest bus operation in the district, meeting the needs of its community by providing an extensive town and school bus network, including regional services to outlying settlements at Bendemeer, Manilla and Werris Creek & Quirindi.
In January, Tamworth Buslines puts people in touch with the heart of Australian country. It is the major provider of bus services for the Australasian Country Music Festival held in Tamworth each year. The Festival has become one of Australia’s biggest and Tamworth Buslines has responsibility for transporting more than 100,000 people to entertainment venues throughout the city.