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Tuesday, July 27, 2021


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 1483 buses that service 282 standard routes, 293 school-bus routes and 10 CAT (Central Area Transit) routes.

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

There were more than 78 million total bus boardings in the 2017-18 financial year.

Train services in the Perth metropolitan area

A fleet of 300 railcars makes more than 1085 trips each weekday 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 60 million total rail boardings in the 2017-18 financial year.

Ferry services in the Perth metropolitan area

There are two ferries (the MV Phillip Pendal and the MV Shelley Taylor-Smith) which make 122 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 706,000 total ferry boardings in the 2017-18 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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