About Us
"we operate safe,reliable
passenger transport
services designed to meet
the needs of our customers
and by applying sound
business principles to
create a secure future for
the company and its people"

160 years of serving Cape Town

In 2021 Golden Arrow Bus services (GABS) celebrated 160 years of providing road based public transport to the community of Cape Town. The company is in its present form the culmination of an unbroken chain of mergers and acquisations. It is uniquely positioned as one of a few private owned companies that have provided public transport services in a South African metropolitan environment.

Since its acquisition in 2018, Golden Arrow Bus Services, is wholly owned subsidiary of Hosken Passenger Logistics and Rail (HPL&R). Golden Arrow has, in all its forms, over the period of its 160 year history, continued to keep the bus service operational in order to provide the people of Cape Town with safe,affordable and reliable bus service while simultaneously contributing to the economy of the metropole and being a responsible corporate citizen.

Since 2013 Golden Arrow has taken its place as an official vehicle operating company (VOC) for the city of Cape Town's MyCiTi service. Through its subsidary, Table Bay Rapid Transit(TBRT) It operates it operates the Trunk service the Atlantic corridor from Table View to the CBD, as well as services from the CBD to Sea Point to Camps Bay.

Routed in the Community
160 years
220 000
Travelers per Day
2534
Staff
1171
Buses
1300
Routes
59.4
Kilometres
Key Focus Area
Passengers
Delivery of safe and reliable scheduled passenger transport.
Employees
Staff satisfaction, upskilling and other employee benefits.
Communities
Investment in the community through projects and money donations.
Regulatory Bodies
Long-term engagement with Provincial Regulating Entity to ensure compliance.
Industry
Involvement at various levels in South African Bus Operators Association (SABOA)
Golden Arrow Background

In 2021 Golden Arrow Bus services (GABS) celebrated 160 years of providing road based public transport to the community of Cape Town. The company is in its present form the culmination of an unbroken chain of mergers and acquisations. It is uniquely positioned as one of a few private owned companies that have provided public transport services in a South African metropolitan environment.

Since its acquisition in 2018, Golden Arrow Bus Services, is wholly owned subsidiary of Hosken Passenger Logistics and Rail (HPL&R). Golden Arrow has, in all its forms, over the period of its 160 year history, continued to keep the bus service operational in order to provide the people of Cape Town with safe,affordable and reliable bus service while simultaneously contributing to the economy of the metropole and being a responsible corporate citizen.

Since 2013 Golden Arrow has taken its place as an official vehicle operating company (VOC) for the city of Cape Town's MyCiTi service. Through its subsidary, Table Bay Rapid Transit(TBRT) It operates it operates the Trunk service the Atlantic corridor from Table View to the CBD, as well as services from the CBD to Sea Point to Camps Bay.

We take great care of our fleet
Our Depots
 
Arrowgate
Montana
 
Philippi Depot
Philippi
 
Southgate
Philippi
 
Tollgate
Woodstock
 
Atlantis Depot
Atlantis
 
Simonstown
Simonstown
 
Eastgate
Blackheath
 
Hillgate
Kraaifontein
Customer Services
Contact Us
Toll-free number:
0800 65 64 63
Emergency Number:
078 215 0055
General Enquiries:
information@gabs.co.za
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