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Red Bus celebrates city’s first electric bus service

Friday, 28 June 2019, 10:33 am | Red Bus

Bus travel from central Christchurch to the Airport on route 29 will be 100% exhaust emissions free from July 1 with Red Bus introducing the city’s first electric buses to its fleet. More >>

Electric buses coming to Christchurch

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:24 pm | Red Bus

Red Bus will introduce what we believe is New Zealand’s first fully electric urban bus service to Christchurch early next year. More >>

Red Bus purchases Aaron Travel

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 10:44 am | Red Bus

Strong projected tourism growth is the key reason for Christchurch based Red Bus Ltd to purchase charter and tourism company Aaron Travel for an undisclosed sum. Red Bus established Red Travel two years ago as its charter and tourism arm and this ... More >>

Red Bus drivers use world-leading virtual reality

Friday, 29 May 2015, 3:19 pm | Red Bus

Red Bus drivers have been training on world-leading virtual reality technology to prepare them ahead of using the new Christchurch Bus Interchange. More >>

Fewer accidents, better ride from driver improvement

Friday, 8 May 2015, 1:11 pm | Red Bus

8 May 2015 – The accident rate for Christchurch’s Red Buses has fallen 40 per cent thanks to Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) training and new driver monitoring technology known as ‘telematics’. More >>

Red Bus launch new coach service – Red Travel

Friday, 12 December 2014, 1:54 pm | Red Bus

Today Red Bus launched their new coach service brand - Red Travel. The company unveiled their new brand and fleet of coaches at an event this morning in Christchurch. More >>

Oxford to City bus service Trial Success

Friday, 31 October 2014, 11:02 am | Red Bus

The commuter bus service from Oxford to Christchurch, operated by Red Bus, started as a trial on 13 October has proven an early success with strong community support is now confirmed as a long term regular service. More >>

Red Bus responds to rural needs

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 3:26 pm | Red Bus

Red Bus is starting a weekday commuter bus service from Oxford to Christchurch in response to local community requests. More >>

Christchurch’s new Rebuild Tour launched today

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 7:23 pm | Red Bus

Red Bus today launched a new Christchurch Central City bus tour – titled The Christchurch Rebuild Tour. The new tour focuses on the future of Christchurch’s emerging CBD and the exciting new projects within it. More >>

10,000th Red Zone tour passenger

Friday, 26 October 2012, 9:28 am | Red Bus

Catherine Robinson was visiting Christchurch with her partner from Kingston, Lake Wakatipu and decided to take a Red Zone tour. It was her lucky day as she was presented with wine and chocolates to mark the occasion by Nicky Halligan, Marketing Co-ordinator, ... More >>

Additional Red Zone tours

Friday, 20 July 2012, 12:51 pm | Red Bus

Red Bus today announced additional Red Zone tours will operate this weekend to meet the high demand. Additional tours will operate at 2pm and 3pm on Saturday, 21 and Sunday 22 July. More >>

Red Zone tour details announced

Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 11:45 am | Red Bus

The tours will commence Tuesday 17 July, and include a broad commentary from a Canterbury Museum guide. More >>

22 February Buses

Tuesday, 21 February 2012, 2:47 pm | Red Bus

Bus drivers across the Metro Bus network will bring their buses to a halt at 12.51pm tomorrow for two minutes to allow drivers and passengers to reflect on the first anniversary of the 22 February 2011 earthquake. More >>

Christchurch Bus Driver Is The Best

Tuesday, 2 October 2007, 2:35 pm | Red Bus

MEDIA RELEASE October 1 2007 Christchurch Bus Driver Is The Best – On Both Sides Of The Tasman It's official – Christchurch is home to Australasia's best bus driver. Mike North from Red Bus competed in New Zealand's first ever Tranzqual ITO Australasian ... More >>

12 new Red Buses added to commercial fleet

Friday, 2 May 2003, 10:14 am | Red Bus

New Zealand's second biggest public transport company today announced the addition of 12 super new low floor buses to its fleet. More >>

Record year for NZ’s second biggest bus co.

Tuesday, 17 December 2002, 5:19 pm | Red Bus

Red Bus Ltd, New Zealand’s second biggest bus operator, has had a record calendar year, carrying almost three million more passengers than last year. More >>

Charity to benefit from free Christmas bus service

Thursday, 28 November 2002, 8:32 am | Red Bus

The new Ronald McDonald House in central Christchurch will benefit from the city’s Red Bus annual free Christmas Bus service next month. More >>

Red Bus to clean up Christchurch

Monday, 11 November 2002, 1:41 pm | Red Bus

New Zealand’s second biggest public bus fleet has stepped in to help clean up Christchurch air by switching to a new cleaner burning diesel. More >>