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Photograph: Transperth Bus

The PTA operates an integrated public transport system that provides road, rail and ferry services throughout Western Australia.

Bus services in the Perth metropolitan area

A fleet of more than 1100 buses service 321 standard routes and a further 390 school-bus routes. Three contractors provide these services under the Transperth banner:

  • Path Transit;
  • Swan Transit; and 
  • Southern Coast Transit.

There were more than 76 million total bus boardings during the 2010/11 financial year.

Train services in the Perth metropolitan area

A fleet of 198 railcars makes more than 1040 trips each weekday between 70 stations spread across a rail network of more than 173km. The network comprises five lines:

  • Armadale/ Thornlie
  • Fremantle;
  • Joondalup;
  • Midland and;
  • Mandurah

These services are operated by PTA's Transperth Train Operations division. There were more than 58 million total rail boardings in 2010/11.

Ferry services in the Perth metropolitan area

There are two ferries (the MV Phillip Pendal and the MV Shelley Taylor-Smith) which make 80 trips on an average weekday, September to April, and 60 trips on an average weekday, May to August.  The contract to operate these services for Transperth is held by Captain Cook Cruises. There were more than 470,000 total ferry boardings in 2010/11.  

School bus services in regional WA

A fleet of contract buses provide services to some 25,000 students per school day. A total of 703 school buses service mainstream schools and 118 school buses service special education schools, centres and units.

Coach services in regional WA

Transwa road coaches service more than 275 regional WA locations spread across 29 routes. The network extends to Kalbarri, Geraldton and Meekatharra in the north, Augusta, Pemberton and Albany in the south-west and Esperance in the south-east. Transwa operates 144 separate coach services a week.

There were more than 212,000 Transwa coach boardings in 2010/11.

Train services in regional WA

Transwa operates 62 scheduled rail services every week across four routes:

  • The Australind provides two daily return services between Perth and Bunbury.
  • The Prospector provides a daily return service between Perth and Kalgoorlie, and an additional service on Mondays and Fridays.
  • The AvonLink provides a weekday return service between Midland and Northam.
  • The MerredinLink operates between Perth and Merredin on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

There were more than 233,000 Transwa rail boardings in 2010/11.

Regional Town Bus Services

The PTA manages bus services in 14 major regional towns in country WA. Seven of the towns have intra-town bus services, while all 14 have town school bus services. In addition, the PTA also provides five inter-town services. There were more than 2.4 million total boardings in 2010/11.

The PTA operates an integrated public transport system that provides road, rail and ferry services throughout Western Australia.

Bus services in the Perth metropolitan area

A fleet of more than 1100 buses service 321 standard routes and a further 390 school-bus routes. Three contractors provide these services under the Transperth banner:

  • Path Transit;
  • Swan Transit; and 
  • Southern Coast Transit.

There were more than 76 million total bus boardings during the 2010/11 financial year.

Train services in the Perth metropolitan area

A fleet of 198 railcars makes more than 1040 trips each weekday between 70 stations spread across a rail network of more than 173km. The network comprises five lines:

  • Armadale/ Thornlie
  • Fremantle;
  • Joondalup;
  • Midland and;
  • Mandurah

These services are operated by PTA's Transperth Train Operations division. There were more than 58 million total rail boardings in 2010/11.

Ferry services in the Perth metropolitan area

There are two ferries (the MV Phillip Pendal and the MV Shelley Taylor-Smith) which make 80 trips on an average weekday, September to April, and 60 trips on an average weekday, May to August.  The contract to operate these services for Transperth is held by Captain Cook Cruises. There were more than 470,000 total ferry boardings in 2010/11.  

School bus services in regional WA

A fleet of contract buses provide services to some 25,000 students per school day. A total of 703 school buses service mainstream schools and 118 school buses service special education schools, centres and units.

Coach services in regional WA

Transwa road coaches service more than 275 regional WA locations spread across 29 routes. The network extends to Kalbarri, Geraldton and Meekatharra in the north, Augusta, Pemberton and Albany in the south-west and Esperance in the south-east. Transwa operates 144 separate coach services a week.

There were more than 212,000 Transwa coach boardings in 2010/11.

Train services in regional WA

Transwa operates 62 scheduled rail services every week across four routes:

  • The Australind provides two daily return services between Perth and Bunbury.
  • The Prospector provides a daily return service between Perth and Kalgoorlie, and an additional service on Mondays and Fridays.
  • The AvonLink provides a weekday return service between Midland and Northam.
  • The MerredinLink operates between Perth and Merredin on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

There were more than 233,000 Transwa rail boardings in 2010/11.

Regional Town Bus Services

The PTA manages bus services in 14 major regional towns in country WA. Seven of the towns have intra-town bus services, while all 14 have town school bus services. In addition, the PTA also provides five inter-town services. There were more than 2.4 million total boardings in 2010/11.