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Case Study: Greater South Western Bus Co, Sydney


Greater South Western Bus Co

Asset Category:

Buses, Facilities Management

Service Category:

Strategic / Planning, Tendering / Procurement, Operations & Maintenance, Condition Inspection & Assessment, Works Programs

Project Duration:

July 2022 on-going


Southwest Sydney

Project Value:

Overview of Works:

With 245 buses within the fleet, servicing Regions 2 and 15 in Southwest Sydney, two existing companies, Interline Bus Services and Busabout have combined to form Great South Western Bus Co. Our planning with GSWBCo for the 9.5-year term contract focuses on the depot electrical infrastructure design, installation and maintenance to allow for a further increase in the Zero Emission Buses (ZEBs) to service the network, over the contract term. Asset Engineering Services provided multiple services to GSWBCo in support of this contract including:

  • the ZEB and electrical charging infrastructure concept design assessment
  • fleet replacement program
  • fleet performance assessment
  • fleet technical maintenance plan
  • current fleet major works program
  • fleet whole of life modelling
  • depot assets technical maintenance plan
  • depot and facilities condition assessment and subsequent development of the forward works program
  • ISO 55001 certification roadmap for the program of activities

Deliverables / Outcomes:

Asset Engineering Services provided numerous deliverables into the contract for GSWBCo, in support of this contract, many already outlined in the Scope of Works. In addition, Management Plans have been developed for the Contract and the Company including:

  • Strategic Asset Management Plan
  • Tactical Asset Management Plan
  • Technical Maintenance Plans for Fleet and Depot Assets
  • Risk Register
  • Competency Management Plan
  • Input into the Transition Plan
  • Key Business Plans and Processes
  • ISO 55001 gap analysis, program development and delivery

Key Findings: