Transwa is Western Australia's regional public transport provider, linking 240 destinations, from Kalbarri in the north to Augusta in the south west to Esperance in the south east.

The Transwa system provides transport to the major regional centres of Bunbury, Kalgoorlie, Northam, Geraldton and Albany.

Transwa is part of the Public Transport Authority and was launched on 28 May 2003 replacing the Western Australian Government Railways Commission.

Services

The Prospector near Toodyay in February 2004
Volvo B11R coach in June 2018

Rail services

Transwa operate four rail services:

Road services

In 2003/04, Transwa introduced 21 Volgren bodied Scania K124EB coaches aimed at revitalising the country coach fleet, which travel to many destinations across southern Western Australia including Albany, Augusta, Pemberton, Esperance, Geraldton, Kalbarri and Meekatharra. In 2015, an order was placed for 23 Irizar bodied Volvo B11R coaches to replace the Scanias.[4]

There are 14 routes:[5]

Fleet

Railcars

Class Manufacturer Entered service Number built Number in service Track gauge Max speed Service Image
ADP/ADQ Comeng 1987 5 5 1,067 mm 110 km/h Australind Transwa Australind, Bunbury Passenger Terminal, 2014.JPG
WDA/WDB/WDC United Goninan 2004/05 7 7 1,435 mm 200 km/h Prospector Transwa Prospector Kalgoorlie.JPG
2 2 AvonLink & MerredinLink Avonlink Bellevue.jpg

Coaches

References

  1. ^ "Australind Timetable" (PDF). Transwa. Public Transport Authority. Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 June 2020. Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Prospector Timetable" (PDF). Transwa. Public Transport Authority. Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 June 2020. Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  3. ^ New road coaches for regional passengers Government of Western Australia 16 June 2015
  4. ^ Timetable Files Transwa
  5. ^ Volvo B11R Perthbus.info

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