Post your 5 Favorite Buses

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Flinders Flyer wrote:but there's nothing wrong with the K230UB.

Couldn't disagree more!

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CB80 wrote:Couldn't disagree more!

I have absolutely no reason do diss the K230UB. Admitted - it's not the best bus around, but it does the job well.

I personally haven't had any issues with the K230UBs at Ventura. As long as it can climb the mountain up to Olinda, I'm sorted.
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My Favourite are Transperths

1. MAN NG313F CNG
2. MERCEDES BENZ O305
3. SCANIA L94UA CNG
4. RENAULT PR100.2
5. MERCEDES BENZ OC500LE CNG

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Some of the high powered 80's Leylands / Volvo B58's & most of all Hino BG/CG &CM's were all great driving with the correct sunken isle body style to decrease body roll...

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If i could get a drive of the exact right one's, i would list the number plates...

damn the law forbidden owner ship laws...

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I know they are no-longer in service but:

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My top 5 buses Would be:

1) Merecedes Citaro G (London Articulated bus0
2) Merecedes OC500LE
3) Scania L94UA
4) Scania K230UB
and 5) Irisbus

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1) Leyland Atlantean - PMC Body
2) Leyland Leopard - PMC Body
3) Leyland Tiger - Denning Body
4) Denning Mono
5) Hino RV730 - Hedges Body

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My list contains purely Adelaideian buses.

1)Volvo B58/B10M--PMCSA Commuter 8)
2)MAN SL200--PMCSA Commuter
3)Mercedes-Benz O305/O305G--PMCSA Commuter
4)MAN NL202 diesel--PMC/ABM/APG
5)Scania L94UB 6x2--Volgren CR224L

While I'm here, I'll also state my most hated buses;

1)MAN NL232 CNG--Custom Coaches CB62A (with those awful Citaro-lookalike fronts)
2)Scania K230UB--Custom Coaches CB60 EvoII
3)And finally, anything with a Voith transmission...

:wink:

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I'm a coaches kinda guy, so
1: Classic Silver Eagle (WITH pusher tag)
2: Late 80's Austral Tourmaster (with the aluminium/chrome siding)
3: Denning decker
4: Denning Landseer
5: Mercedes O303 with Austral-Denning body

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Scania K93 with PMCSA bodywork (aka Murrays style. I drove them, good coach, albeit with slightly bland styling)
MCA Marathon
Denning DenAir
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1. Mercedes-Benz O405 Mark V
2. Mercedes-Benz O305 Mark IV
3. Mercedes-Benz O405N
4. Volvo B12BLE/ Custom Coach
5. Volvo B12BLE Euro 5
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B58 Howler wrote:My list contains purely Adelaideian buses.

1)Volvo B58/B10M--PMCSA Commuter 8)
2)MAN SL200--PMCSA Commuter
3)Mercedes-Benz O305/O305G--PMCSA Commuter
4)MAN NL202 diesel--PMC/ABM/APG
5)Scania L94UB 6x2--Volgren CR224L

While I'm here, I'll also state my most hated buses;

1)MAN NL232 CNG--Custom Coaches CB62A (with those awful Citaro-lookalike fronts)
2)Scania K230UB--Custom Coaches CB60 EvoII
3)And finally, anything with a Voith transmission...

:wink:


How the bloody hell you could put a NL202 above an SG280H or SL202...

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1. Mercedes-Benz O405
2. Bustech XDi & MDi
3. Mercedes-Benz O405NH/Bustech
4. Denning low-floor/Express
5. Iveco Metro/Express

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1. Volvo B12BLE / Bustech Euro 5 and the type with out the big screen in the midle 3 i think
2. Man 18.310 Cng
3. Volvo B10M / Conmeg Body
4. Scania K230Ub/ NCBC Downtown
5. Merc OC500LE Cng
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busrider wrote:How the bloody hell you could put a NL202 above an SG280H or SL202...


Sheer cheek mainly. :P

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1. MAN SL200
2. Volvo B58
3. Mercedes O305
4. MAN SL202
5. MAN SG280H
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1)Volvo B7RLE Volgren CR228L
2)Volvo B10ML Fuji
3)Scania L94UA Volgren CR224L
4)Mercedes Benz 0500LE Volgren CR228L
5)Volvo B12BLE Volgren CR228L
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1. Volvo B7RLE (With ZF Ecomat Transmission, NOT Ecolife)
2. Volvo B12BLE
3. Scania N310UA
4. Mercedes O500LE (Vehicles built from 2008 to present)
5. Volvo B10BLE (Vehicles built from 2001-2004)
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In no particular order-

PMC Hills B58 in brown livery
Austral tourmaster early 80s model.
Volgren Scania single door
PMC Volvo articulated B58
Latest delivered model diesel NL202 (Ex Serco 419 to 433), before years of use ran them into the ground.

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TA3001 wrote:Latest delivered model diesel NL202 (Ex Serco 419 to 433), before years of use ran them into the ground.


Finally, someone else with good taste in low-floor buses. 8)

I consider the NL202's the last of the "real" buses, before all the plastic crap came flooding in. :evil:

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The 18.280s were alright... And then it went down hill after that.

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busrider wrote:The 18.280s were alright....
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Go ride/drive some Adelaide Metro buses Daz... The 18.280s are still better than most of everything else Adelaide has!

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you sure you don't mean 18.260?
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The one 18.260 in Adelaide isn't that brilliant... I'm talking about the 18.280s, which are better than some people give them credit for. If you really want to direct your hate towards something, why not the Scania K230UB?

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