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 The History of ComfortDelGro Cabcharge

In 2005, ComfortDelGro and Cabcharge (CDC) acquired the businesses and assets of the largest bus operator, the Westbus Group in Australia's most populous state, New South Wales. This venture marked ComfortDelGro's entry into the Australian market. Our partner in this venture was Cabcharge Australia Limited who owns 49% of ComfortDelGro Cabcharge Pty Ltd.

In July 2006, CDC acquired bus routes and assets of Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd in the New South Wales' Metropolitan Region 3. A year later, the Group acquired the business and assets of Toronto Bus Services, a bus and coach operator in the Newcastle region of New South Wales. In November 2008, CDC purchased the Kefford Corporation in Victoria. With a fleet of 328 buses and six depots, was the third-largest bus operator in Geelong and Ballarat, in Melbourne.

In September 2012 Deane's Transit Group including Deane's Bus lines was purchased in Queanbeyan NSW and now known as Qcity Transit. Operating in the local areas of Queanbeyan and Canberra, and Transborder Express with services between Yass and Canberra.

From 1 December 2014 CDC commenced operations of Blue Mountains Bus Company. It operates depots in Emu Plains, Leura and Valley Heights and now known as Blue Mountains Transit.

CDC is a major Australian operator of passenger land transport. CDC is one of the largest private operators in Sydney, NSW and the only operator that holds a:
- Sydney Metropolitan and Outer Metropolitan bus service contracts
- Rural and Regional bus service contracts
- NSW Train Link and
- Sydney Trains Bus Services.

CDC operates services under contracts within NSW via our Hillsbus, Hunter Valley
Buses and Blue Mountains Transit brands. In Queanbeyan regional NSW, CDC operates under the Qcity Transit and Transborder Express brands and in Melbourne as CDC Victoria.

 

Hillsbus Region 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Serving the areas of Blacktown, Rouse Hill, Castle Hill, Dural & Parramatta. This region is operated solely by CDC’s Hillsbus.

Hunter Valley Buses Regions 2 & 4

 Region 2 cover the areas of Singleton, Maitland, Raymond Terrace and Newcastle  and Region 4 cover the areas of Barnsley, Minmi, Edgeworth, Toronto, and Morisset. These regions are operated solely by CDC’s Hunter Valley Buses.

 

 

Chief Executive Officer - Jim Glasson

Mr Jim Glasson joined the Group in June 2009 and is the Chief Executive Officer of ComfortDelGro  Cabcharge Pty Ltd. Prior to joining the Group, he was Director General of the Ministry of Transport  (MoT) in New South Wales (NSW) since February 2006. Before his appointment as Director General, Mr  Glasson was MoT's Deputy Director General and Executive Director Policy & Strategic Co-ordination Group where he was responsible for the leadership and direction of the Ministry’s policy functions and Ministerial support unit.

Mr Glasson was previously Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Port Kembla Port Corporation. Mr Glasson holds a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Hons) from the University of New England, NSW, Australia.

To contact Jim Glasson you may email the Office of the CEO at ceo@cdcbus.com.au.

 


ComfortDelGro Cabcharge Corporate Plans

 CDC - Passenger Relations Plan_2014.pdf (78.51kB)pdf icon

 CDC - Environmental Plan_2014.pdf (63.43kB)pdf icon

  CDC - Accessible Transport Plan_2014.pdf (54.45kB)pdf icon

Fast Facts

ComfortDelGro Cabcharge is one of the largest private bus operator in NSW.

We currently have:

  • 1608 employees in Sydney, Hunter Valley and Queanbeyan NSW
  • 715 employees in Victoria
  • Fleet of 1022 in Greater Sydney, NSW
  • Fleet of 450 in Victoria
  • 13 Depots located around the Sydney and Hunter Valley Regions
  • 7 Depots located in Victoria
  • 60 buses for Charter Division