Tas Bus Nut wrote:SCOOP: KEEP AN EYE ON THE STREETS OF HOBART AFTER TOMORROW AS A NEW BUS ARRIVES
yoda wrote:Not referring to the naked Tiger then?
Stripped bare of it's yellow stripes at the moment, eh For those wondering, O'D's remaining Tiger in Kynoch livery is being "reskinned" and painted (or process of)yoda wrote:Not referring to the naked Tiger then?
NOT driving is he Arrrrrggghhhhhh . . . . .everyone OFF the road Jokin' Isaacyoda wrote:Followed you down to Glenorchy this evening....
NO, not the Tigeryoda wrote:Tas Bus Nut wrote:SCOOP: KEEP AN EYE ON THE STREETS OF HOBART AFTER TOMORROW AS A NEW BUS ARRIVES
Not referring to the naked Tiger then?
Tas Bus Nut wrote:NOT driving is he Arrrrrggghhhhhh . . . . .everyone OFF the road Jokin' Isaacyoda wrote:Followed you down to Glenorchy this evening....
Tas Bus Nut wrote:#630 (ex Burnie) currently in paint shop getting overhaul before entering service in Hobart permanently.
SCOOP: KEEP AN EYE ON THE STREETS OF HOBART AFTER TOMORROW AS A NEW BUS ARRIVES
On loan to O'D for a couple of months.MetroTasCatcher wrote:SWEET! Are we going to be able to have a look inside it? What's it down here for??
Funds AEC Regal. Bit arrogant asking Metro for another donation, but yes, it would be good to try and get one for preservationAEC Regal wrote:I happened to wander by the Scott St. yard at Rogerville this morning for a sticky-beak. Bit sad to see the jaunty little MAN's sitting there withdrawn, unloved and unwanted along with some early Scania N112s. I noticed class leader No. 501 amongst them (others including 504, 506, 510, 511, etc). It occurred to me again, that surely 501 is a potential first class preservation candidate? I may have mentioned this before, but not really got (or remembered) the response, but is there any preservation plans for the MAN's? Understood they are probably not much liked and pretty shagged, but they are an important part of MTT/Metro history (and AFAIR an interesting pre Tas. history in Darwin?) and with so many significant MTT/Metro bus types already vanished from the scene, it would be sad to see the MAN's also disappear into history.
Tas Bus Nut wrote:Streamlining services by removing bus stops Maybe if they didn't cut the times so often, they wouldn't have to streamline services and remove bus stops. Coming into the City on Macquarie St, you will have a stop @ Collegiate (Molle/Macq), next one @ OLD Hutchins School (Barrack/Macq) and then Reserve Bank (Murray/Macq), so technically, they are removing (3) stops and replacing with (1) only Yes it will make it quicker, but are we serving the public Make 'em walk any further, they'll walk from home
ex Hobart Coach #9 HAS BEEN SOLD Although there IS (1) ex HC vehicle left (#11), the fact it's an Orana rather than a COACH,yoda wrote:Mr Nut observed ex HC9 out and about.
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