South Australia

Adelaide Metro

Adelaide Metro is a government-owned operator that provides passenger trains, trams and buses in the Adelaide suburban area. It is run by the Public Transport Services Division of the South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. Adelaide Metro operates services on six railway lines from Adelaide station:

  • Belair line

  • Gawler Central line

  • Grange line

  • Outer Harbor line

  • Seaford line

  • Tonsley line.

In 2018–19 there were 15,653,849 train passengers that boarded Adelaide Metro services.

Adelaide Metro also operates the tramway lines from the Entertainment Centre at Hindmarsh to Glenelg via the CBD, along North Terrace to the Botanic Gardens, and from North Terrace to the Festival Centre. Three routes operate:

  • Glenelg to Royal Adelaide Hospital;

  • Botanic Gardens to Entertainment Centre;

  • Glenelg to Festival Plaza.

Some peak-hour services from Glenelg extend to Entertainment Centre. Glenelg to Festival Plaza services operate on weekends and special event days only. In 2018–19 there were 9,448,561 tram passengers that boarded Adelaide Metro services.