In 2018 Tranzurban began operating 60 percent of the Metlink bus network under contract to Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC). This includes delivering urban services in Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Wellington city. Tranzurban is part of Tranzit Group, award-winning, family owned transport and tourism company operating throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand. With its head office in Wairarapa, it has been operating in Wellington for over 20 years. Preparing to celebrate its centenary in 2024, Tranzit brings key family values into the workforce and exceptional customer service for all its passengers and clients. Tranzit employs over 1600 team members and operates more than 1800 vehicles nationwide and is a significant contributor to the economy.
Customer First Always
Each year we carry millions of passengers in very competitive markets. Our customers are at the heart of our business strategy and are the driving force behind our business.
We’re Bus People
Bringing Fully Electric Buses to Wellington Roads
We see fully electric buses as the way forward! In July 2018 we introduced 10 fully electric double decker’s into Wellington and in 2020 we announced we will incrementally add 31 more new EVDDs to our Wellington fleet with the final vehicle to be delivered September 2022. These will assist GWRC achieve its target of carbon neutrality by 2030 and deliver multiple other benefits. These include: a quiet and smooth ride for passengers, reduction of road noise for residents and workers, and a reduction in carbon emissions and air pollution throughout inner city Wellington. All our EVDDs are built in New Zealand at Kiwi Bus Builders in Tauranga using the best, global technology solutions that are the best option for Wellington. In addition we have 225 Euro 6 diesel buses, which meet the highest global emission standards and deliver the greenest, smoothest journey for passengers. These vehicles are fitted with the latest technology to significantly reduce emissions on our roads.