Positive year for Metro

The 2016-17 Metro Annual Report confirms the Hodgman Liberal Government’s commitment to providing a sustainable public transport system for Tasmanians both now and in the future. The Report confirmed boardings are increasing with 8.18 million passenger journeys on Metro buses for 2016-17. Importantly, overall passenger satisfaction as revealed by the customer Satisfaction Survey was 78…

Hobart light rail

Claims that the former freight rail line to Macquarie Point has been removed are false. The rail line remains in place. Some disused spur lines and shunting lines within the Macquarie Point boundaries that are secondary to the main line have been removed.  These were lines used for heavy freight operations, which are now redundant. Contrary…

New Kentish Bus Service

The Hodgman Liberal Government is reinvesting the dividends of our growing economy and stronger budget position into improving the lives of Tasmanian communities. I am pleased to announce the new Kentish bus service will commence on Monday 16 October. The Kentish community, particularly those in Sheffield and Railton, have been forced to live without a…