Bus Queensland

The following list is of known buses both current and those previously operated by Bus Queensland.

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Depot Address/s: Ipswich - Lot 104 River Road, Redbank
Lockyer Valley - 116 Edward Street, Laidley, QLD
Park Ridge - Talinga Drive, Park Ridge
Toowoomba - 308 Taylor Street, Wilsonton
Livery: White with signage
Website: www.busqld.com.au

Bus Queensland is owned by the Pulitano family - originally from Victoria - currently own Cranbourne Transit & Mansfield-Mount Buller Bus Lines. The Pulitano's previously owned - Australian Coach Travel - before it ceased and U.S. Bus Lines - which is now owned by the Ventura group.

Park Ridge Transit
In 1988, the Pulitano Group ventured into Queensland operations, and purchased Park Ridge Transit, which was initially a subsidiary of Greyhound Australia before being sold to the Pulitano's. In mid 2008, Bus Queensland acquired the operation of Woodhill Coaches - who operate a number of school runs in the Beaudesert area. The former depot is still used to date.

Westside Bus Company, Ipswich
In 1998, the Pulitano Group purchased Doyle's Bus Service t/a Westside Bus Company; who operated a number of school runs and a few urban runs. Later in 2001, Pulitano's acquired Heritage City Sunbus, and then Stagecoach Ipswich which gave them the majority of school & urban runs throughout the shire of Ipswich. Since it's acquisition by the Pulitano's, Westside has acquired a number of smaller operators based in Ipswich, being Jolly Jumbuck Tours and Williams Coaches with no vehicles acquired from both.

Bus Queensland Toowoomba
In early 2009, it was announced that Bus Queensland has successfully purchased two of the major operators in Toowoomba; being Kynoch Coaches & Garden City Sunbus, with the official takeover taking place on April 1, 2009. Kynoch was a predominately school and charter operator and Garden City Sunbus operated the majority of the urban runs. Both operations were later merged and operate out of one central depot in Taylor Street; and trade as Bus Queensland Toowoomba.

Bus Queensland Lockyer Valley, Laidley
In January 2010, the Pulitano's purchased the Laidley Bus Service from Don & Ruth Lergesner who operate a number of school runs in the Lockyer Valley region, and the local 539 railbus. This operation was renamed Bus Queensland Lockyer Valley.

All operations have now been re branded from their previous names and now consist of Bus Queensland Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Park Ridge & Toowoomba.

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