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Flying lessons anyone?

November 11, 2011 by


Metro recently outlined various details around the launch of the new Comet service which, amongst other things, curiously includes the chance to win a flying lesson valued at $140 if you travel on it, using Metrocard, before 30 November (!!!). Beginning in late October, and operated by Go Bus, the Comet runs from Papanui to Hornby, via […]

Here comes “The Comet” (and other bus route changes)

August 27, 2011 by


ECan are to undertake changes to Christchurch bus services as a response to the changed environment since 22 February. This also includes new trial suburb to suburb services, such as “The Comet”. From the ECan website: All three main bus contractors (GoBus, Leopard and Red Bus) have had input to the process to date. Consultation has also included […]

New Governors Bay bus service

December 26, 2010 by


I had been wondering what had happened to the proposed Governors Bay bus service for a while now. Perhaps I had missed something, but it wasn’t until I returned to Christchurch the other day, after a bit of an absence, that I noticed the latest Metro Map had a new 740 service between Cashmere and Governors […]