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[NSW + HK + UK] Enviro500 and Friends in Sydney

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[NSW + HK + UK] Enviro500 and Friends in Sydney

Postby Windy » Sun Apr 27, 2008 12:34 am

Howdy all!

The Enviro500 demonstrator came out to play in the sunshine (first sunny day in 13 days!) with some mates.

Near Sydney Airport, the Enviro500 on Queensland Conditional Registration C49958, passes ex China Motor Bus' MCW Metrobus #ML1. Thankfully the Enviro500 had moved into the outside lane early.
http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-12685

Before turning into West Botany Street on their way back to the Sydney Bus and Truck Museum
http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-12686

4 generations of double decker buses in the one location. Almost in chronological order as well from front to back (had ML1 and the Routemaster swapped places)... 1940s: 2033, a Leyland OPD2 from Sydney. 1970s-1990s/2000: ML1, an MCW Super Metrobus from Hong Kong. 1950s-2005: RM1708, a Leyland/AEC Routemaster from London. The future: soon-to-be 5504, an Alexander Dennis Trident/Enviro500 for Hong Kong.
http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-12687

Being backed into the museum. Love that steering lock!
http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-12688

Sitting inside the museum.
http://www.busaustralia.com/gallery/dis ... pos=-12689
Last edited by Windy on Sun Apr 27, 2008 8:28 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: [NSW + HK + UK] Enviro500 and Friends in Sydney

Postby kitkat271 » Sun Apr 27, 2008 4:21 pm

Very nice pics, I too liked the 4-up line-up at the Museum yard. Funnily enough only one of the four has been in route service in Australia.
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Re: [NSW + HK + UK] Enviro500 and Friends in Sydney

Postby Ikarbus » Sun Apr 27, 2008 5:33 pm

Check out the wheel lock on the Enviro500 in the 5th pic - AWESOME!!!
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Re: [NSW + HK + UK] Enviro500 and Friends in Sydney

Postby The Inspector » Sun Apr 27, 2008 8:03 pm

Love the first 2 pics Windy, great work. :wink:
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Re: [NSW + HK + UK] Enviro500 and Friends in Sydney

Postby EastBeach 68 » Tue Apr 06, 2010 7:23 am

Fantastic pics - well caught and great to see!

Superb to see the contrasting four at Tempe.
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Re: [NSW + HK + UK] Enviro500 and Friends in Sydney

Postby dieselpoon » Sat Sep 18, 2010 2:06 pm

Where are they located?
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Re: [NSW + HK + UK] Enviro500 and Friends in Sydney

Postby Fleet Lists » Sat Sep 18, 2010 3:45 pm

Since these photos were posted over two years ago, they have probably been moved far and wide and the locations of some would most likely now be unknown.
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Re: [NSW + HK + UK] Enviro500 and Friends in Sydney

Postby vernbale » Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:05 pm

That enviro 500 is a great looking double decker bus.
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