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Latest Bus & Coach Society Vic Meeting and Tour Info

Postby system improver » Tue Mar 01, 2011 7:22 pm

Next Tour Weekend: 25th/26th November 2017
Saturday 25th November: 40th anniversary of TeleBus services in Lilydale
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of TeleBus pioneered by John Usher, we will drive over TeleBus Areas 1, 2, 3 and 4 using representative vehicles used on the TeleBus service. We will travel to Lilydale Depot for a BBQ lunch. In the afternoon, we'll visit Lilydale depot, our first visit since February 2010, with some short rides of other buses in the fleet. There will be a brief visit to Croydon depot as well. Costs will be $10 for members and $20 for non members (U/18 half price). Please indicate attendance to catering purposes.

Pick up from Oakleigh Station 9:35, 624 stop - north side of station (drop off 18.00)
*Connects with service ex Cranbourne 8:38 (Due at Oakleigh 9:11)
*Connects with service ex Dandenong 9:11 (Due at Oakleigh 9:31)
*Connects with Service ex Pakenham 8:44 (Due at Oakleigh 9:31)
*Connects with Pakenham Service Ex Flinders St 8:48 (Due at Oakleigh 9:13)

Pick up from Glen Waverley 9:55, 623 stop (drop off 17.40)
*Connects with Glen Waverley Service ex Flinders St 8:59 Due at Glen Waverley 9:44

The Tour will formally commence at Croydon Station at 10:30am, awaiting the 10:27am arrival at Croydon Station (ex Flinders Street 9:26, Belgrave service to change @ Ringwood for Lilydale Shuttle). The Tour will conclude at Croydon Station at 5pm to connect with the 17:08 City Service
Bus drop off at Glen Waverley Station 623 Stop 17:40
Bus drop off at Oakleigh Station South side 625 703 733 Stop 18:00


Sunday 26th November: Visit to Crown Coaches and Mee’s

We will visit Mee’s in the morning.We will have an afternoon visit to the operations of Crown Coaches as part of their 50th Anniversary celebrations. There will be a lunch break at Doncaster Shoppingtown (own expense) between visits. Costs will be $10 for members and $20 for non members (U/18 half price).
Pick ups
Mitcham Station (740 stop) - 9:15am (drop off 4.30pm)
Box Hill Station (612 stop) - 9:35am (awaits 9:30am arrival from Belgrave)
Doncaster Shoppingtown (293 Greensborough stop) – 9:45am
Heidelberg Station (551 stop) - 10:05am (connects ex Flinders Street 9.18am, SC 9.21am with 9:52am arrival & 10am arrival from Hurstbridge)

Please note: Drop off will be at Mitcham Station only at approximately 4.30pm.Train to Box Hill & the 903 bus will return you to the other locations
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Re: Latest Bus & Coach Society Vic Meeting and Tour Info

Postby Craig » Mon Feb 23, 2015 5:48 pm

Have you liked the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/buscoachvic yet? The page is not limited to just members, anyone interested in buses in Victoria is welcome to 'like' us.

The page is a key platform for distributing news & information about the society's activities, upcoming meetings and tour information.

Our Facebook page supplements regular updates to the first post of this thread, along with our regular member emails & the usual 'BCSV Timetable' included with Australian Bus Panorama mail-outs.

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Re: Latest Bus & Coach Society Vic Meeting and Tour Info

Postby Craig » Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:18 pm

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Don't shoot the messenger, but make sure you bring your hi-vis vests over the weekend, as required for all depot visits

Check the event pages for anything you might need clarified or make a last-minute RSVP

BCSV November Tour Day 1: 40 Years of TeleBus (Saturday 25/11) - https://www.facebook.com/events/119939808687676/

BCSV November Tour Day 2: Crown & Mees​ (Sunday 26/11) - https://www.facebook.com/events/514337572266378/

Also, take a quick look at our tour etiquette page - http://bcsv.org.au/events-overview/tour-etiquette/

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