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Monday, 15 April 2024


Our Transperth division provides public transport services in the greater metropolitan area of Perth

Transperth services

The Transperth system consists of an extensive bus network, a fully-electrified urban train system, and ferry service.

Bus services in the Perth metropolitan area

Transperth operates a fleet of more than 1499 buses that service 281 standard routes, 270 school-bus routes and nine CAT (Central Area Transit) routes.

Three contractors provide these services under the Transperth banner: Path Transit, Swan Transit and Transdev.

There were more than 58 million total bus boardings in the 2020-21 financial year.

Train services in the Perth metropolitan area

A fleet of 330 railcars make (on average) 7012 weekly trips between 72 stations spread across a rail network of more than 180km. The network comprises five lines:

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

These services are operated by PTA's Transperth Train Operations division.

There were more than 42 million total rail boardings in the 2020-21 financial year.

Ferry services in the Perth metropolitan area

There are three ferries (the MV Phillip Pendal, MV Shelley Taylor-Smith and MV Tricia) which make 122 trips a day Monday to Thursday and 134 trips on Friday on the summertime table, and 60 trips on an average weekday on the wintertime table.

The contract to operate these services for Transperth is held by SeaLink.

There were more than 557,000 total ferry boardings in the 2020-21 financial year.

More information

For more information about Transperth, including service and fare information, please visit the Transperth website or call the Transperth InfoLine on 13 62 13.

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