Transit Systems new depot

One of the county’s largest operators has opened a new depot in Sydney’s south-west

Transit Systems new depot
Transit Systems board members Terry Smith, Graham Leishman, Marielle Smith, Transit Systems CEO Clint Feuerherdt and transport minister Andrew Constance

Transit Systems has opened a new depot at Hoxton Park in Sydney this week, which the company is calling "future proof".

The depot will initially house 105 buses, and is the second one built by Transit Systems since they began operating for Transport for New South Wales in 2013.

As Australia’s largest privately owned public transport contractor Transit Systems has seen rapid growth over the years, employing 5,000 people, operating over 2,200 vehicles, and moving 265 million people annually.

Around 350 of those employees work in the region the Hoxton Park depot services, as well as 220 buses in service.

CEO of Transit Systems Clint Feuerherdt says the new depot will facilitate significant improvements in the future, as well as being an efficient way to supply better service to passengers.

"Transit Systems is proud to have invested more than a $100 million into the region so far, including the new Hoxton Park and Smithfield depots, new fleet of buses and equipment," Feuerhardt says.

"Liverpool will continue to proposer in terms of residential and commercial development, and our vision is to stay ahead of demand for public transport with adequate planning and preparation."

He also says Transit Systems are "at the ready to meet growth from key pockets of residential growth, as well as connecting businesses and services like the new Badgerys Creek airport."

Andrew Constance, NSW minister for transport and infrastructure, was present at the opening to congratulate Transit Systems and perform the ribbon-cutting.

"It’s great to see an Australian company, known for delivering bus services not only in south-west Sydney but also across the country and in other major cities around the world, open such a fantastic first-class facility," Constance says.

Transit Systems has room to expand the Hoxton Park fleet by another 50 buses to accommodate for higher transport demands in the future.

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