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  • Top 100 Matriculates 2016

    We sponsored the top one-hundred 2016 matriculates in the Free-State province during the congratulatory ceremony at the CUT’s Boet Troskie Hall on the 4th January 2017. Students, their parents and teachers where overjoyed at their achievements, that had required hard work, dedication and a great deal of study from the students throughout their schooling. Present was the MEC for education in the Free State, Mr. Tate Makgoe, who thanked all who contributed towards this these achievements. Mr. Makgoe maintained that the Free State leads nationally, with province attaining an average...
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  • Gotta Give Back Charity Drive

    On 26th December 2016, Interstate Bus Lines donated school uniforms, grocery hampers and bottled water to various disadvantaged families in Thaba Nchu. Through the World Vision Foundation, the organizers of the charity drive identified families and people living in poverty and in need, of groceries, books, clothing and school uniforms, and other necessities. Six years ago, the Thaba Nchu youth started reaching out to underprivileged families, especially during the festive season and with the help from the community and organizers founded the initiative....
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  • Promotional Rural Soccer League Prize Giving 2016

    Interstate Bus Lines has been sponsoring the Promotional Rural Soccer League annually for the past three years. The sponsorship value is R100 000.00, due to the success of this soccer league in previous years and this year. The league’s games are played at the dusty soccer grounds in Botshabelo, Thaba Nchu and Bloemfontein. The Prize Giving Function was held on Saturday 23 July 2016 at Floreat Hall (Glass house). The following categories participated during the league; U/13, U/15, U/17, Ladies team and SAFA Promotion team (senior teams). This year we...
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  • Mandela Day Celebrations 2016

    Nelson Mandela has spent 67 years making the world a better place” and IBL employees spent more than 67 minutes of charity work” on 27 July 2016, distributing the old IBL jerseys to the following organisations; Bloem Shelter, APD Free State and Eden Christian Ministry. IBL management thanks all the employees who assisted in this initiative. The message behind Mandela Day is that each individual has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better. If each one of us heeded the call to simply do good...
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  • Sun To Sun Half Marathon 2016

    We sponsored the IBL Sun to Sun Marathon presented by the Nedbank Fast Legs Athletic Club in Thaba Nchu on 13 August 2016. There was 21.1km half marathon and 10km road race. The 21.1km marathon started at Black Mountain (Previously known as Thaba Nchu Sun) to Mmabana Stadium – front opposite Naledi Sun. The 10km started at the specified 10km board on the same road. Free bus was provided for the participants and supporters. There was prize money, branded towels and medals that were received or won in each category...
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  • Casual Day 2016

    We celebrated casual day on 02 September 2016, and this year’’s theme was ““Up Your Game” with some employees looking the part, having dressed accordingly and having fun while supporting persons with disability. IBL management thanked all the employees who bought stickers in support of casual day....
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  • Sun to Sun Half Marathon 2016

    We sponsored and participated in the fourth annual IBL Sun to Sun Half Marathon hosted by the Nedbank Fast Legs Athletics Club in Thaba'Nchu on 13 August 2016....
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  • Tekkie Tax 2016

    We supported the annual Tekkie Tax fundraising campaign on 27 May 2016. There were 5 different kinds of stickers sold at R10 each, representing a specific beneficiary sector. The 5 sectors were Animals, Disability, Education, Community Welfare or Children. This is an annual fundraising campaign for a large mix of carefully selected welfare organisations, schools and institutions in South Africa. NGO’s which are accountable, reliable and have a history of good service, was selected as beneficiaries of this campaign. IBL management thanked all employees who participated or supported this initiative....
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  • Our HR is SABPP Accredited

    Our HR was audited against the National Human Resources Management System standards. We we are proud to announce that we received SABPP accreditation in this regard....
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  • RTMS Accreditation

    We are proud to announce that Interstate Bus Lines received RTMS (Road Transport Management System) accreditation on the 7th of December 2015, the first company in the Free State to receive this status. What is RTMS? Supported by the Department of Transport, RTMS is an industry-led, voluntary self-regulation scheme that encourages transport operators to implement a vehicle management system that preserves road infrastructure, improves road-safety and insures well trained drivers. Road infrastructure may deteriorate rapidly due to overloading and poor maintenance, furthermore the number of accidents attributed to buses are...
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As a diversified transport enterprise, we shall play a leading role in providing integrated mobility and transport related services for the prosperity of the society we serve.



We are committed to:

  • Safety and Quality for our Customers and Employees
  • A Sustainable Future for our Employees
  • Caring for the Environment and Needs of our Society



  • Our driving force is QUALITY
  • Our sense of PASSION gears us up to excellence in all spheres
  • We strive for INTERGRITY in all our dealings, ensuring that we go the distance
  • We value FLEXIBILITY as a pre-requisite for changing direction quickly
  • Corporate and individual EMPOWERMENT initiatives are in place, allowing us to branch out to unfamiliar routes