News - Malta Public Transport


1,500 additional bus trips per week with Tallinja Direct routes - 06/02/2019

Malta Public Transport has announced changes to the Tallinja Direct services, which link popular localities in Malta. The company operates around 1,500 Tallinja Direct bus trips per week, which are being provided over and above contracted service.

Malta Public Transport awards safest drivers - 01/02/2019

Sixteen employees received the Safe Driver Award by Malta Public Transport after being identified as the safest professional drivers with an impeccable performance over two straight years.

3.5 million connections with Free Tallinja WiFi in one month - 28/01/2019

More than 130,000 unique users have connected to the Free Tallinja WiFi on board buses in December. Malta Public Transport rolled out the service last year in conjunction with Transport Malta and, after a successful trial period, all buses in the network are providing free internet to passengers.

53.4 million bus passengers in 2018 - 11/01/2019

Malta Public Transport carried 53.4 million passengers in 2018, setting a new record in public transport. This represents an increase of 11.3% over 2017, when the company carried 48 million passengers in a year.

B’tal-Linja għall-Istrina on December 22 - 21/12/2018

‘B’tal-Linja għall-Istrina’ has returned for its third edition as Malta Public Transport will donate journey fares to the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation. Half the fare paid by every passenger travelling by bus on Saturday December 22 will go directly to L-Istrina, with no extra charge to commuters.

Public Transport Service during the Christmas period - 19/12/2018

Malta Public Transport will be operating on a special schedule during the Christmas week from Monday 24th December to Tuesday 1st January.

MPT awards driver excellence - 19/12/2018

44 drivers were awarded the Advanced Driver’s Certificate by Malta Public Transport after successfully completing a specially-designed programme in service excellence. The Advanced Drivers Programme recognises best practice in all facets comprising the provision of service.

50 millionth bus passenger welcomed by Malta Public Transport - 07/12/2018

Malta Public Transport carried its 50 millionth passenger on Thursday 6th December, marking an important milestone in mobility in Malta.

Malta Public Transport supports wheelchair dance competition - 16/11/2018

Malta Public Transport is pleased to be part of the Malta Open Wheelchair Dance Competition between November 24 and 25. The company will provide transportation to international participants to the competition venue at the University of Malta Sports Hall.

Road safety becomes child’s play with Malta Public Transport - 13/11/2018

Students took part in an interactive theatre forum on road safety in an educational initiative by Malta Public Transport and supported by Fundación MAPFRE. The ‘Brief and Non-Boring Guide to Road Safety’ is touring middle schools around Malta and Gozo, making its first stop at St Benedict’s School in Kirkop this week.
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