About us

The Tasmanian Bus & Coach Society was formed in 2010 in response to a need to establish a body for bus and transport enthusiasts in Tasmania. 

 

The objectives of the Society are to

  • Conduct tours, rallies and public events

  • Promote the history of public transport in Tasmania

  • Preserve and restore public transport vehicles in Tasmania

  • Conduct meetings and events for persons interested in Tasmanian public transport history and vehicles

  • Exchange news, views and information related to Tasmanian public transport.

 

The Tasmanian Bus and Coach Society has quickly established a reputation for conducting unique and enthralling enthusiast tours, which attract many mainland enthusiasts. Tours are usually held around April each year. Members receive discounted rates. Additionally members can take part in regular outings and the Society participates in many public interest events.

 

The Society owns a Scania N113 VOV1 City-bus donated by Metro, which is maintained in operating condition and used for Society outings. A unique 1963 AEC Denning coach was donated by Denis Maxwell of Maxwell's Coaches (Wilmot) and awaits restoration. Some members also

privately own and preserve vehicles. The Society hopes to secure undercover accommodation for its vehicles and works with the Tasmanian Transport Museum to offer vehicles for periodic display.

 

 

Interested? Why not join? Membership is open to everyone and all Tasmanian transport enthusiasts are encouraged to join the preservation movement.

 

Download an application form here: