School Bus Information

Bus Information

There are School Bus networks in place to ensure your child can get to and from school in a safe and timely manner. If you live more than 4.8kms away from Traralgon College, you are entitled to a LVBL Student Bus Pass. If you live less than 4.8kms or wish to travel on a different bus to sport or to grandparents’ house for example, the student may use a MYKI card on LVBL town buses ONLY.

Latrobe Valley Bus Lines (LVBL)

The following is a list of the Town Buses (Conveyance Allowance Form required):

  • TC East Bus 1 – West End to Junior Campus
  • TC East Bus 2 – Franklin Street to Junior Campus
  • TC East Bus 3 – West End to Junior Campus
  • TC East Bus 4 – Garibaldi Street to Junior Campus
  • Park Lane – Strathcole Drive to Senior Campus
  • Hazelbank to Senior Campus
  • Ellavale to both Junior Campus and Senior Campus

 

Traralgon Country Bus Network

The following is a list PTV run buses (Students must apply online for a pass)

 

  • Callignee
  • Cairnbrook
  • Cowwarr
  • Cowwarr Weir
  • Flynn’s Creek
  • Glengarry
  • Glengarry West
  • Koornalla
  • Merrimans Creek
  • Toongabbie
  • Tyers Flats
  • Tyers Hills
  • Willung South

 

 

To apply for travel on one of these routes, please do so via the School Bus Management System: Go to https://schoolbusapplication.ptv.vic.gov.au/

Applications to Travel on the Country Bus Network

Renew Application If a traveller is currently approved to travel on a school bus and their circumstances have not changed (e.g. home address and school), select ‘Renew Application’.  Selecting this option will renew the travellers existing travel conditions. If there is a new sibling wanting to start using the bus service, simply select “Add a Traveller” and the children will all be included on one family account. Once the traveller is added create a New Application for the new traveller.

New Application A ‘New Application’ must be created for travellers that have never travelled on a school bus, or have changed school name or home address.  Selecting this option will create a new travel application.

New Bus Travellers Families accessing the School Bus Management System for the first time will need to register a new School Bus Management System account.

  • Go to https://schoolbusapplication.ptv.vic.gov.au/
  • Click Register
  • Complete all the information required, this section is for the parent/guardian.
  • Add traveller/s using the ‘+Add Traveller/Child’ button
  • Once your children have been added as travellers, follow the “New Application” process.

Overnight, SBMS will send you an email asking you to “Manage your Offer”.  You will need to log back in to SBMS and accept your offer to activate your child’s seat on the bus.