Hobart Footy buses 2016

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tasstockau
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Hobart Footy buses 2016

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Hi

the special arrangements to service the Football game at Blundstone arena were taken up another notch on Sunday with an enhanced service over previous years.

25 vehicles provided 41 services to the game.

An additional 3 buses were brought to the game by supervisors to assist with final clearances if required. 1 was used.

The 26 departures were got away very smartly this year and without any of the punters having to wait for vehicles to return for a 2nd trip resulting in the crowds being cleared in a credible 30 minutes.

Enhanced attention from traffic controllers assisted departed buses but there still seems to be opportunity to get the drivers to understand/follow the published departure routes. A couple of O"Driscoll buses missed the published left turn and then got directed right by police resulting in about 5km being added to their trip.

Fleet in use

artics 706,716, 718, 719, 720, 721, 723, 727, 728, 729, 730, 731, 732

rigds 215,227,236, 238, 314, 325, 332, 334, 338

O'driscolls 15, 17, 29

Supervisors buses 185, 648, 624.

Phil

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Re: Hobart Footy buses 2016

Post by wisbydriverB40 »

Also just wanted to add the WIsbys fleet of Artics which graced the football run for the first time on the North Melb vs Rich Friday night game at Blundstone.

Renault Mack PR180.2 Mk 1 - Fleet No. D63 (Whiteback)
Renault Mack PR180.2 Mk 2 - Fleet No. D85
Renault Mack PR180.2 Mk 2 - Fleet No. D86

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