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by OLYMPIAN
Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: "The Aviary" (Leyland Titan) in Botany. 8/4/20
Replies: 12
Views: 3201

Re: "The Aviary" (Leyland Titan) in Botany. 8/4/20

Swift wrote:That's the ex Perth ex London 79 Titan. He's spent money on her. I recently learned that the first batch of 250 or so were built at the AEC works in Southall. I wonder if this was one of them.
Ex T51
by OLYMPIAN
Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: "The Aviary" (Leyland Titan) in Botany. 8/4/20
Replies: 12
Views: 3201

Re: "The Aviary" (Leyland Titan) in Botany. 8/4/20

Swift wrote:That's the ex Perth ex London 79 Titan. He's spent money on her. I recently learned that the first batch of 250 or so were built at the AEC works in Southall. I wonder if this was one of them.
Ex T51
by OLYMPIAN
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: The resurrection of Bus #200
Replies: 19
Views: 16467

Re: The resurrection of Bus #200

Just wondering, was Vapor the manufacturer of the door?

The centre door looks like American buses.
by OLYMPIAN
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: VOLGREN STARTS ITS FIRST ELECTRIC BUS BUILD: BYD CHASSIS
Replies: 23
Views: 11869

Re: VOLGREN STARTS ITS FIRST ELECTRIC BUS BUILD: BYD CHASSIS

MotorOmnibus8562 wrote:I saw a photo of The bus on Facebook wearing Transdev logos
Hi are you able to tell which Facebook group was it?
by OLYMPIAN
Sat May 18, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: NEW buses for Transdev Capalaba!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 14449

Re: NEW buses for Transdev Capalaba!!!

Transdev NSW spec body
by OLYMPIAN
Thu May 02, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Overseas Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc.
Topic: MAN SD200/202 photo request
Replies: 10
Views: 12458

Re: MAN SD200/202 photo request

There was one SD200 built in right hand drive and painted in Singapore Bus livery, but it didn't go to Singapore and end up rebuilt to German spec
by OLYMPIAN
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Photos - Melbourne/Vic
Topic: Skylight Buslines
Replies: 3
Views: 10803

Re: Skylight Buslines

It is a product designed by a Hong Kong bodybuilder called jit luen, as they have move their production line to China, it also partnering with other chassis builder in ChiN
by OLYMPIAN
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Buy / Swap / Sell
Topic: BOOK - Australia and New Zealand Double Decker Bus
Replies: 1
Views: 5072

BOOK - Australia and New Zealand Double Decker Bus

Last year I have wrote a book about Double decker buses in Australia and NZ, the book is now available in Australia. The book is $22 each. $5 from each book sales will go into the restoration project of ex Hong Kong three door prototype MCW Metrobus which is currently under going restoration and hop...
by OLYMPIAN
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Thompson’s Volvo Volgren Optimus double deckers
Replies: 7
Views: 11425

Re: Thompson’s Volvo Volgren Optimus double deckers

Cdc Victoria got the first one
CDC Charterplus in Sydney got the last one as a charter bhs
by OLYMPIAN
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Thompson’s Volvo Volgren Optimus double deckers
Replies: 7
Views: 11425

Re: Thompson’s Volvo Volgren Optimus double deckers

Both have roo bar as I took photo of both of them on 1 Mar 2019
by OLYMPIAN
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Scania K320UD double decker and Hino Double decker
Replies: 19
Views: 9717

Re: Scania K320UD double decker and Hino Double decker

I just dont understand why the bus did not fit with the tree guard like B Lines A95

The damage it has now is even covered by the panel
by OLYMPIAN
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Jan/Feb 2019] SA Transport observations
Replies: 96
Views: 21456

Re: [Jan/Feb 2019] SA Transport observations

TT wrote:Yes, I’ve seen it in service a couple of times this week. The post about it being towed is over a week old.
I heard is off the road and went to Custom Coaches for windscreen replacement
by OLYMPIAN
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Jan/Feb 2019] SA Transport observations
Replies: 96
Views: 21456

Re: [Jan/Feb 2019] SA Transport observations

bigrobbo wrote:Southlink’s double decker is about to be towed from Glen Osmond Rd and Hutt St Corner. It’s 6:45pm


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Shame, any idea is it back on the road yet?
by OLYMPIAN
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Scania K320UD double decker and Hino Double decker
Replies: 19
Views: 9717

Re: Scania K320UD double decker and Hino Double decker

Olympian, I arrived back Hong Kong tomorrow morning and will look at the two decker operating times next week. The Scania Gemilang seems to operate on a fairly fixed roster, route T840 Mon to Fri and another express route at weekends - I live off Glen Osmond Road (the main road to the Adelaide Hill...
by OLYMPIAN
Sun Dec 16, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Scania K320UD double decker and Hino Double decker
Replies: 19
Views: 9717

Re: Scania K320UD double decker and Hino Double decker

I will come back to you in early January (prior to a Hong Kong trip!!), but to do mean the 2 x DD's on route service in Adelaide,being a Bustech CDI on J1X to the airport and the Scania/Gemilang, generally on route T840 from Adl to Mt Barker?? Thanks, Tim. Thanks Tim, There was a Hino Grandview DD ...
by OLYMPIAN
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Scania K320UD double decker and Hino Double decker
Replies: 19
Views: 9717

Scania K320UD double decker and Hino Double decker

Hi there I am planning to visit Adelaide in Feb and like to get photos of the Scania decker and the Hino decker.. Does anyone have idea what route and times do it run? Also there was a Hino Grandview DD converted as a mobile home and put up for sale in Holden Hill area, has anyone seen that bus arou...
by OLYMPIAN
Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Double Decker Buses Currently Operating In Australia
Replies: 60
Views: 28796

Re: Double Decker Buses Currently Operating In Australia

Langleys wrote:We have 4 1988 model Denning deckers in service and a 1971 Leyland currently in service in Dubbo
Just found it, it wonder what does it use for

Any photos of the current status of the Atlantean?


http://fleetlists.busaustralia.com/nsw.php?search=LAN
by OLYMPIAN
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Double Decker Buses Currently Operating In Australia
Replies: 60
Views: 28796

Re: Double Decker Buses Currently Operating In Australia

Langleys wrote:We have 4 1988 model Denning deckers in service and a 1971 Leyland currently in service in Dubbo
Is that ex UK or Sydney?
by OLYMPIAN
Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Blue Mountains postcard - Spring 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 4582

Re: Blue Mountains postcard - Spring 2018

Centralian, Sunshine in Melbourne still have one of those Volgren B10M high deck running.

Meanwhile the double decker is very rar
by OLYMPIAN
Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Just announced. New 3 axle weight limit nationally
Replies: 3
Views: 5005

Re: Just announced. New 3 axle limit nationally

I believe is only rigid.

The beneficial will be the conventional double decker chassis with two axles at rear like Volvo B9TL, B8L, Scania K320UD etc

My memory they are allowed up to 26t
by OLYMPIAN
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Just announced. New 3 axle weight limit nationally
Replies: 3
Views: 5005

Just announced. New 3 axle weight limit nationally

BREAKING: Transport ministers have approved a gross mass limit increase for three-axle buses from 20 tonnes to 22 tonnes, according to the National Transport Commission (NTC), announced today. https://www.facebook.com/762636467164134/posts/1974885295939239/ https://www.busnews.com.au/industry-news/...
by OLYMPIAN
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: CDC CharterPlus Volgren decker. 30/5/18
Replies: 24
Views: 11906

Re: CDC CharterPlus Volgren decker. 30/5/18

boronia wrote:
IIRC, that Neoplan was more than 14.5 long, maybe about 16 metres?

Didn't some get built for use in Canada?
The Neoplan Megaliner is the coach version of Megashuttle, still a 15m quad axles twin steer design.

Some were built for NASA in US
by OLYMPIAN
Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: CDC CharterPlus Volgren decker. 30/5/18
Replies: 24
Views: 11906

Re: CDC CharterPlus Volgren decker. 30/5/18

I fail ,to understand why some people have a problem with Bustech's twin steer, I think they should be congratulated in coming up with an innovative design that conforms to our highly restrictive axle weights - I do ackowedge that weight allowances have been increased since the CDI first appeared. ...
by OLYMPIAN
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Draft Plan for double decker buses as seen on Channel 7 news
Replies: 12
Views: 4272

Re: Draft Plan for double decker buses as seen on Channel 7

It must be election time coming up soon. Let's see how many route will become decker route!

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