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School Buses

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***COVID-19 UPDATE – 14 May 2020***

SBL COMMERCIAL SCHOOL BUS RUNS
The below commercial school runs will start operating on Monday 18 May;
Motueka via Coastal Highway to Waimea, Nayland and Nelson Colleges
Motueka via Upper Moutere to Waimea, Nayland and Nelson Colleges
Mapua to Waimea, Nayland and Nelson Colleges
Wakefield via Hope to Nayland and Nelson Colleges
Richmond to Nayland College

FOR EVERYONES PROTECTION, NO CASH SALES OR CONCESSION TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE ON THE BUSES.

CONCESSION TICKETS ONLY ARE ABLE TO BE USED WHICH WILL HAVE TO BE PURCHASED FROM YOUR SCHOOL.

STUDENTS USING THE COMMERCIAL SERVICE MUST HAVE THEIR NAMES RECORDED BY YOUR SCHOOL FOR CONTACT TRACING.

WHEN BOARDING THE BUS PLEASE PRESENT THE CONCESSION TICKET TO THE DRIVER HOLDING ON TO THE TICKET SO THE DRIVER CAN CLIP IT WITHOUT ANY CONTACT BEING MADE.
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Please note there will be the Nbus service running on normal timetable with restricted capacity in line with running a public transport service under Alert Level 2. Please go to nbus.co.nz for further details.
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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION SCHOOL BUS RUNS
As of Monday 18 May all Ministry of Education school bus routes will be operating as normal, with additional safe practices in place. Students must be registered with their school to be able to utilise the service. The school buses will be adhering to the guidelines of Alert Level 2 set out by the Ministry of Education, for any questions please contact your school.
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Nelson Coachlines proudly transport children safely and comfortably (and have done so for over 90 years) to and from school working in unison with Ministry of Education and the individual schools. For any information regarding school runs and New Zealand school transport policies, the Ministry of Education website has all information regarding routes we provide. All Ministry of Education routes are governed by the ministry who also set out school transport eligibility.

For any additional information please direct to the School Bus Controller or the Principal of the school.

 

 

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