Hornibrook Bus Lines

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Hornibrook Bus Lines
Hornibrook Bus Lines Scania K280UB (Volgren).jpg
Hornibrook Bus Lines Volgren bodied Scania K280UB in January 2015
Parent Keolis Downer
Founded1935
Headquarters Clontarf
Service area Redcliffe Peninsula
Service typeBus operator
Routes16
HubsPeninsula Fair Shopping Centre
Stations Petrie
Strathpine
Depots3
Fleet76 (May 2019)
Website www.hornibrook.com.au

Hornibrook Bus Lines is an Australian operator of bus services in the Redcliffe Peninsula and surrounding Upper Bayside area of Brisbane. It operates 16 services under contract to the Government of Queensland under the TransLink banner.

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History

In August 1935 Hornibrook Highway Bus Service commenced operating a service from Redcliffe to Sandgate station. [1]

In 1975 Hornibrook Bus Lines was purchased by Geoff Mountjoy. [2] By the late 1980s it had purchased Redcliffe-Brisbane Bus Service and Sandgate-Lutwyche Bus Service. [1]

In 1998 South Western Suburban Transit was purchased. [3]

Fleet

As at February 2019, the fleet consisted of 76 buses. [4]

Depots

Depots are operated in Clontarf, Lawnton, North Lakes and Richlands.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Hornibrook Highway Bus Service" Australian Bus Panorama issue 6/7 March 1991 page 7
  2. 03 Mountjoy Geoff Archived 20 April 2013 at the Wayback Machine Road Transport Hall
  3. "Hornibrook Bus Lines" Australian Bus Panorama issue 14/3 December 1998 page 57
  4. Hornibrook Bus Lines Australian Bus Fleet Lists