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Re: US Motors

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No Roderick.US Motors was originally named Belgrave United Motor Services.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby Roderick Smith » Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:26 pm

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Taxi & minibus fatal collision (Ardmona)

Postby Roderick Smith » Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:38 pm

The photos are highly confusing, and don't support the T boning allegation, or which vehicle came through the give-way sign. I'm reposting only two.

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Bus rolls at Ardmona: One dead, 12 injured after collision with taxi .
One passenger has died and 12 others have been injured after a collision between a mini bus and a taxi in the state's north.
Police believe the taxi T-boned the bus about 3.30pm at the intersection of Pyke and Turnbull roads at Ardmona, near Shepparton.
More videos One dead after bus rolls at Ardmona.
A further 12 people have been injured following a collision between a mini bus and a taxi in Victoria's north. Vision: Seven News Melbourne.
The mini bus was carrying 12 adult passengers at the time of the crash.
The taxi had two passengers.
The scene of the crash at Ardmona. Photo: Ray Sizer/Shepparton News
A female passenger from the bus died at the scene, a police spokeswoman said.
The male taxi driver stopped at the scene and is assisting police with inquiries.
Police and ambulance at the scene of the mini bus accident near Shepperton., Photo: ABC/Will Kendrew .
Two air ambulances were sent to the scene.
A woman in her 80s was flown to The Royal Melbourne Hospital with head, pelvis and facial injuries, while another woman in her 90s was flown to The Alfred hospital with arm and head injuries, an Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman said.
Their conditions and injuries are still unknown.
Six others, including a woman in her 70s, were taken to the Goulburn Valley hospital.
Four more continue to be treated for minor injuries at the scene.
Police are still at the scene.
The death brings the state's road toll to 115, compared with 134 for the same time last year.
http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/bus-r ... wuvyr.html

Bus rollover near Shepparton. [all very confused, and details of which vehicle was where are never published. It is a cross intersection, with one road a minor lane, and is treated as a T, with a give-way sign.].
Herald Sun June 20, 2017.
A WOMAN has died in a bus rollover this afternoon near Shepparton, with paramedics treating up to a dozen people at the scene.
Emergency services were called to the intersection to Pyke Rd and Turnball Rd in Ardmona at about 3.30pm after reports a minibus had collided with a taxi.
A female bus passenger died at the scene of the crash while six people were taken Goulburn Valley Hospital.
Nine News: One dead, 12 injured in crash
Police at the scene of the crash. Picture: Aaron Francis/The Australian
Air Ambulance helicopters have taken two women in their 80s and 90s to the Royal Melbourne Hospital and The Alfred Hospital but their conditions are not yet known.
A Victoria Police spokesman said it was believed the taxi had T-boned the minibus but investigators are still determining the cause of the crash.
Two people with life-threatening injuries have been flown to Melbourne, Picture: Aaron Francis/The Australian
A bus was involved in a crash with a taxi. Picture: Aaron Francis/The Australian
“The mini bus was carrying 12 adult passengers while the taxi was carrying two passengers,” he said.
“It’s believed that 12 people have been injured in the incident.”
“The male taxi driver stopped at the scene and is assisting police with inquiries.”
Paramedics are still treating four people at the site of the crash for minor injuries.
One woman was killed and more than 12 people were injured in the crash. Picture: Aaron Francis/The Australian
Emergency services are investigating the cause of the crash. Picture: Aaron Francis/The Australian
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victor ... ff4f6621fc

June 21 2017 Taxi driver charged over fatal Ardmona bus crash .
A taxi driver has been charged over a crash between a mini bus and a taxi which left an elderly woman dead and 12 others injured in the state's north.
Police allege that the taxi T-boned the bus, carrying a group of elderly people from the Mercy Place nursing home in Shepparton, about 3.30pm on Tuesday.
The scene of the crash at Ardmona. Photo: Ray Sizer/Shepparton News .
The fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Pyke and Turnbull roads at Ardmona, near Shepparton.
Police have charged a man with one count of dangerous driving causing death.
The mini bus was carrying 12 adult passengers while the taxi was carrying two passengers.
An 80-year-old female passenger from the bus died at the scene.
Two air ambulances were sent to the scene.
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A woman in her 80s was flown to The Royal Melbourne Hospital with head, pelvis and facial injuries.
Another woman aged her 90s was flown to The Alfred hospital with arm and head injuries, an Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman said.
Both women were in a stable condition on Wednesday morning.
Six others, including a woman in her 70s, were taken to the Goulburn Valley hospital.
Four more were treated at the scene for minor injuries.
The taxi driver is expected to appear at Shepparton Magistrates Court at 2pm on Wednesday.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000
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Police and ambulance at the scene of the mini bus accident near Shepparton.
One dead, 12 injured after mini bus, taxi collide .
http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/taxi- ... wv8ku.html

170624Sa Melbourne 'Herald Sun' - second bus-crash death.


June 25 2017 Ardmona crash: Third woman dies after mini-bus collision with taxi .
A third woman from a nursing home has died following a mini-bus crash in Ardmona, near Shepparton.
The woman, 91, died in hospital on Saturday night, four days after the collision, police said.
More videos Ardmona fatal crash: Taxi driver appears in court.
A male taxi driver is charged with one count of dangerous driving causing death after his taxi crashed into a mini bus killing one woman and injuring a dozen others in the state's north.
She was one of a dozen elderly people who had been returning to their nursing home from a bakery on Tuesday afternoon when their mini-bus collided with a taxi.
Police allege the taxi driver went through the intersection at Pyke and Turnbull roads in Ardmona and T-boned the bus, causing it to roll.
Police and ambulance at the scene of the mini bus accident near Shepparton., One dead, 12 injured after mini bus, taxi collide An 80-year-old woman died at the scene while a 95-year-old woman died in hospital on Friday.
Mercy Health said its staff were still trying to come to grips with what had happened.
The scene of the crash at Ardmona. Photo: Ray Sizer/Shepparton News .
The taxi driver was charged with one count of dangerous driving causing death, but he is expected to face more charges at his next court appearance.
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The scene of the crash at Ardmona.
Ardmona fatal crash: Nursing home residents were on trip to bakery .
www.theage.com.au/victoria/ardmona-cras ... wy4m4.html

170626M Melbourne 'Herald Sun' - third death.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby m/o 6234 » Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:29 pm

Noted a new Mcharrys express bodied bus heading south on the M1 this afternoon.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby Andy O » Thu Jun 29, 2017 1:38 pm

I notice in the fleet lists that Nuline 61 is no longer wearing Chadstone Shuttle livery. I can confirm as of 1800 last night the bus was definitely in Chadstone Livery, as I saw it parked outside Hisense Arena. 2 Questions
1. Is it to come out of livery and
2. If so, is it being replaced or is the shuttle being operated by someone else??
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Abandoned Mercedes, Wheelers Hill

Postby Roderick Smith » Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:26 pm

Just one of the five photos, and turned to b&w to avoid glorifying graffiti.

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Wheeler’s Hill Shopping Centre: bus sits abandoned for eight months
Monash Leader July 5, 2017.
AN ABANDONED and graffiti-covered bus in a Monash shopping centre could be being used as a “drug den”.
Every day, hundreds of shoppers walk past the bus, which has been parked near Safeway at the Wheelers Hill Shopping Centre since November.
Kathrin Lenarcic, of Wheelers Hill, who regularly shops at the centre, said she wanted the abandoned bus to be removed as soon as possible.
“It’s a real danger to the community because there is broken glass scattered everywhere as several windows have been smashed,” Ms Lenarcic said.
“It’s covered in offensive graffiti and it’s clearly attracting anti-social behaviour.”
The bus has attracted serious anti-social behaviour, according to a shopper.
There are signs that people may have been using the bus as a place to stay.
When the Monash Leader visited the bus this week, there were mounds of rubbish inside, and it appeared people had been using it as a place to sleep.
Ms Lenarcic said she had contacted Monash Council and police last month, but was told the matter needed to be dealt with by centre management as the bus was on private property.
“I phoned Teska Carson (who managed the centre) ... but they said it was a VicRoads issue,’’ she said.
“I spoke to VicRoads and they told me that it was not their issue and this annoyed me because I feel like Teska Carson had not dealt with my complaint appropriately.”
It is unclear who is responsible for the job of removing the bus.
It has been abandoned in the carpark since November 2016.
Ms Lenarcic said she was concerned about the safety of shoppers.
“There are several people who park nearby in the evening and I’m worried that their safety is at risk,’’ she said.
“It could potentially be used as a drug den and no good can come from that.”
Teska Carson’s Wheelers Hill centre administrator Jimmy Wong said: “Legal counsel have been engaged by our client in order to have the bus removed as soon as possible, and to take action against the owner.”
Monash Mayor Rebecca Paterson said the council had received two complaints about the bus.
“We have spoken with centre management and also met with them to pass on the complaints and find out what is being done,’’ Cr Paterson said.
“As this is a private carpark and is not controlled or owned by the council, the shopping centre is responsible for its removal.”
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby Mitch » Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:44 am

It’s been announced that SkyBus are furthering their operations into Geelong, after the sudden closure of the local Geelong - Avalon transfer service. Avalon Airport has struck a deal between SkyBus and the Geelong Taxi Network to run a six month operation until Avalon Airport can find a new operator to run the local transfer service.

Geelong, the Bellarine & Surf Coast - Avalon Bus Transfer Announcement

Avalon Airport is pleased to announce that SkyBus has agreed to temporarily take over the Geelong, Surf Coast and Bellarine bus service vacated by the Murrell Group on Friday. Services will resume Monday morning, operating for a 6-month period whilst arrangements for a permanent service are finalised.

SkyBus has also reached an agreement with local company Geelong Taxi Network to provide a pickup and drop-off service throughout Geelong, the Bellarine, and Surf Coast. Whilst all reservations will be made through SkyBus, Geelong Taxi Network will provide a transfer service between regional areas and the Geelong Train Station.

Avalon Airport CEO, Justin Giddings said “We thank SkyBus for stepping in so quickly after the Murrell Group withdrew their Avalon Airport Shuttle service. SkyBus is Australia’s leading airport bus company providing online booking, free Wi-Fi, and will meet every flight at Avalon Airport. The recently introduced SkyBus Avalon to Melbourne service has been very popular and we are thrilled they have agreed to temporarily provide such a valuable service to our local region.”

“Despite the decision by Murrell Group to terminate their services with little more than 24 hours’ notice, I am very pleased that we have been able to assist Avalon customers with alternative arrangements which have included Avalon staff driving customers home.”

“Finally I thank Geelong Taxi Network for their willingness to assist at such short notice, and congratulate them on extending their long standing service to the community.”

More information on ticketing and scheduling will be available from Monday on the SkyBus website http://www.skybus.com.au

https://www.avalonairport.com.au/airpor ... nouncement


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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby burrumbus » Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:58 pm

[quote="Andy O"]I notice in the fleet lists that Nuline 61 is no longer wearing Chadstone Shuttle livery. I can confirm as of 1800 last night the bus was definitely in Chadstone Livery, as I saw it parked outside Hisense Arena. 2 Questions
1. Is it to come out of livery and
2. If so, is it being replaced or is the shuttle being operated by someone else??[/
Andy ,NULINE Charter have lost the Chadstone Shuttle contract as of 1/7/17 to Bunyip Tours.Bunyip Tours have purchased a Scania /Irizar and a Fuso Rosa to operate the contract which now requires 2 buses.For the altered timetable google Chadstone and then look for Transport.
I understand the Volvo to be dewrapped and used in other parts of Nuline's business.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby stajourneyman » Sat Jul 15, 2017 4:39 pm

Regarding the dumped Mercedes 0303/3 in the shopping centre carpark, what's the go??

Who owns it, and why was it just dumped there.

All seems a bit strange.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby BroadGauge » Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:57 pm

Sita were providing last night's North Melbourne to Craigieburn rail buses, using mostly their ex-BT Volvo B10Ls.

Only a few months ago some of these shutdowns were being operated by Transdev, and in the past Dysons also used to have the contract for the Craigieburn line. Perhaps Sita is doing it now because of the issues at another operator.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby burrumbus » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:30 pm

I understand Metro discontinued the arrangement with Transdev due to poor perfomance,several months ago.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby Fleet Lists » Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:49 pm

Operator Simes Bros Bus Service - Lismore
Fleet Number 4
Registration TV 6071
Chassis Type Mercedes-Benz O404-3
Chassis No WDB61823821078613
Body Manufacturer Austral Denning "Majestic"
Body No CM00970
Body Date 6/95
Status Withdrawn
Seating Codes C50FT
Notes ex Chrisdav Pty Ltd t/a Alstonville Bus Lines, Alstonville as TV 6071 by 5/12; ex (QLD) 469 IXS 8/10/09; ex Murrays Australia Ltd, Gold Coast, QLD (906) 469 IXS; ex AAT Kings Tours Pty Ltd, Botany (38) TV 011; ex (NT) mo 2353.
Sold to A & Y Lawler, Yarram, VIC as BS00KP (reg 2/9/15).
Date Last Change 06/12/2015
Reason for last Change Changes as listed
Recent Changes
Date Field Old Data New Data
11/11/2014 bus 4
22/11/2015 active Y N
22/11/2015 notes ex Alstonville Bus Lines, Alstonville as TV 6071 by 5/12; ex (QLD) 469 IXS 8/10/09; ex Murray's Australia Pty Ltd, Gold Coast, QLD (906) 469 IXS; ex AAT Kings, Botany, NSW (38) TV 011; ex (NT) mo 2.353. ex Alstonville Bus Lines, Alstonville as TV 6071 by 5/12; ex (QLD) 469 IXS 8/10/09; ex Murray's Australia Pty Ltd, Gold Coast, QLD (906) 469 IXS; ex AAT Kings, Botany, NSW (38) TV 011; ex (NT) mo 2.353.
De-reg by 11/15.
06/12/2015 notes ex Alstonville Bus Lines, Alstonville as TV 6071 by 5/12; ex (QLD) 469 IXS 8/10/09; ex Murray's Australia Pty Ltd, Gold Coast, QLD (906) 469 IXS; ex AAT Kings, Botany, NSW (38) TV 011; ex (NT) mo 2.353.
De-reg by 11/15. ex Chrisdav Pty Ltd t/a Alstonville Bus Lines, Alstonville as TV 6071 by 5/12; ex (QLD) 469 IXS 8/10/09; ex Murrays Australia Ltd, Gold Coast, QLD (906) 469 IXS; ex AAT Kings Tours Pty Ltd, Botany (38) TV 011; ex (NT) mo 2353.
Sold to A & Y Lawler, Yarram, VIC as BS00KP (reg 2/9/15).

This was seen at the Australian Mint this week registered 1KY9KD - no owner identification.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby Andy O » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:48 am

Sita out helping Ventura on this weeks shutdown. Had their B10L Orana along way from home tonight in Cranbourne just before midnight. On a side note, I'm not sure if the route has been changed to try and decrease the ridiculous travel time from Cranbourne to Dandenong or if it was just a couple of lost drivers but a noted quite a few Rail buses using Thompsons Road and Westernport Highway this morning.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby burrumbus » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:03 am

Good morning Lourie.
On Victorian registered buses with no legals or accreditation,quite often there is a Melbourne airport sticker on the right hand side of the windscreen with the owners name.Not allways-but quite regularly.
Hope this helps.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby Andy O » Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:17 pm

Scratch my previous, further investigation shows express buses are being provided between Cranbourne/Merinda park/Lynbrook and Carrum Station.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby BroadGauge » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:32 pm

Cranbourne Transit canceled a significant number of services according to their social media updates yesterday evening, due to staffing issues:

Cranbourne Transit on Facebook wrote:- THE FOLLOWING SERVICES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED TODAY -

14:00 - 792 CRANBOURNE STATION TO BOTANIC RIDGE
14:46 - 792 BOTANIC RIDGE TO CRANBOURNE STATION
15:20 - 792 CRANBOURNE STATION TO BOTANIC RIDGE
15:21 - 893 CRANBOURNE S/C TO DANDENONG STATION
15:48 - 898 CRANBOURNE S/C TO CRANBOURNE STATION
16:00 - 791 CRANBOURNE STATION TO FRANKSTON STATION
16:06 - 792 BOTANIC RIDGE TO CRANBOURNE STATION
16:21 - 893 CRANBOURNE S/C TO DANDENONG STATION
16:45 - 789 FRANKSTON STATION TO LANGWARRIN NORTH
16:55 - 895 NARRE WARREN SOUTH TO NARRE WARREN STATION
17:11 - 895 NARRE WARREN STATION TO NARRE WARREN SOUTH
17:23 - 790 LANGWARRIN SOUTH TO FRANKSTON STATION
17:35 - 894 NARRE WARREN SOUTH TO HALLAM STATION
17:45 - 892 CASEY CENTRAL S/C TO DANDENONG STATION
17:51 - 894 HALLAM STATION TO NARRE WARREN SOUTH
17:56 - 791 FRANKSTON STATION TO CRANBOURNE STATION
17:59 - 897 CRANBOURNE S/C TO CLYDE
18:17 - 897 CLYDE TO LYNBROOK STATION
18:35 - 895 NARRE WARREN SOUTH TO FOUNTAIN GATE S/C
18:38 - 893 DANDENONG STATION TO CRANBOURNE S/C
18:42 - 898 CRANBOURNE STATION TO CRANBOURNE EAST
19:04 - 898 CRANBOURNE EAST TO CRANBOURNE STATION
19:07 - 895 FOUNTAIN GATE S/C TO NARRE WARREN SOUTH
19:12 - 796 CRANBOURNE STATION TO CLYDE
19:15 - 791 CRANBOURNE STATION TO FRANKSTON STATION
19:29 - 798 CRANBOURNE S/C TO SELANDRA RISE
19:35 - 898 CRANBOURNE STATION TO CRANBOURNE EAST
19:37 - 796 CLYDE TO CRANBOURNE STATION
19:55 - 898 CRANBOURNE STATION TO CRANBOURNE EAST
20:00 - 798 SELANDRA RISE TO CRANBOURNE S/C
20:04 - 898 CRANBOURNE EAST TO CRANBOURNE STATION
20:06 - 791 CRANBOURNE STATION TO FRANKSTON STATION
20:34 - 898 CRANBOURNE EAST TO CRANBOURNE STATION
20:35 - 791 CRANBOURNE STATION TO FRANKSTON STATION
20:36 - 790 LANGWARRIN SOUTH TO FRANKSTON STATION
20:58 - 791 CRANBOURNE STATION TO FRANKSTON STATION
21:05 - 790 FRANKSTON STATION TO LANGWARRIN SOUTH
21:20 - 791 FRANKSTON STATION TO CRANBOURNE STATION
21:40 - 791 FRANKSTON STATION TO CRANBOURNE STATION

WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED BY THESE CANCELLATIONS.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby burrumbus » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:07 pm

In the area of 4-5 shifts there Broadguage.They must not have a pool of casuals they can use,if they run out of full time drivers.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby Volgrenthetrooper » Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:56 am

About 9 months ago now, Bus BS00DZ (1) went to Newton's bus service in Echuca it was a.....

Scania K310UB/Volgren Optimus.

If anyone's able to, do you have a shot of it and if you do would you be able to post it?
Lots of buses to see
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Re: Skybus

Postby Roderick Smith » Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:07 pm

Roderick.

October 4 2017 SkyBus brought back down to earth after launch called off at the last minute.
An express bus service from Docklands to Tullamarine was ready for takeoff on Wednesday morning but was cancelled at the last minute in an embarrassing blunder.
A week ago, the PR agency for SkyBus invited media to the launch of a new airport express service from Southbank and Docklands at Eureka Skydeck.
SkyBus won't be travelling to Docklands just yet. Photo: Roy Chu .
Drinks and canapes were on offer at the event scheduled for 10am on Wednesday. There would be speeches delivered by Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and SkyBus chief executives Adam Begg and Michael Sewards.
Representatives from Docklands Chamber of Commerce, Yarra River Business Association and Southbank Residents Association would also attend, the press release promised.
SkyBus's extravagant launch was cancelled on Wednesday.
The extravagant do would launch a service providing "an affordable and efficient option for passengers looking to get the airport directly", the media release stated, but further details about the service were kept under wraps until the event.
But the big reveal was not to be.
SkyBus cancelled the event minutes before it was set to start, after Public Transport Victoria notified them that the bus service had not been granted all the necessary sign-offs.
"This morning PTV wrote to SkyBus to inform us that they had not completed their review of the proposed services," said Adam Begg and Michael Sewards, co-chief executives and directors of SkyBus.
"We are confident that the review will be completed satisfactorily."
A spokesman for Public Transport Victoria said the organisation "received a business proposal for a new SkyBus service which is currently under consideration".
"No formal decision has yet been made and PTV continues to work collaboratively with SkyBus on the proposal."
SkyBus offers an express service from Tullamarine Airport to the city and St Kilda, and a shuttle service to Frankston and the Peninsula.
There are express services between Avalon Airport, the city and Geelong.
www.theage.com.au/victoria/skybus-broug ... yubp1.html
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby Andy O » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:47 pm

Re: Cranbourne Transit. Understand they have a shortage but cancelling the last 3 services out of Frankston on a Friday night when shops are open until 9 is a pretty crap decision. Re: Craigieburn Rail. According to CDC Facebook page, they operated last week ends shutdown, does this mean they have now got the contract?
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby burrumbus » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:55 pm

Andy,the rail contracts on Craigieburn seem to be allocated by Metro on an ad hoc basis.Sita and Northern Transit Holdings also seem to have gotten gigs lately.I think Dysons have been on it too.Maybe availabilty of buses and drivers.
I don't think Transdev will get it again,even with their current situation.
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby Alstom 888M » Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:15 am

Andy O wrote:Re: Cranbourne Transit. Understand they have a shortage but cancelling the last 3 services out of Frankston on a Friday night when shops are open until 9 is a pretty crap decision.

Can you really blame the drivers for pulling a sickie? Couldn't think of anything worse than a Frankston run on a Friday night. :lol:
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby HaticePTV » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:49 pm

In relation to the Driver B/L operations, I noticed a few buses helping out recently on rail and transdev and most recently out at Victoria Park on rail. The former Tourist Shuttle Custom Coaches CB60s and the Denning Manufacturing Low Floor. What's the reason some of the Dennings went to CDC and not all, also the former Tourist Shuttle CB60s were up for sale are they being retained now or just as a temporary stop gap with all this extra work (transdev + rail).
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby burrumbus » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:41 am

The buses that went to CDC were all allocated to the the Metropolitan Route Services contract.Hence the sale of those buses to CDC.The Denning /CC low floors were on the Melbourne Tourist Shuttle contract.With the cessation of that contract they were put up for sale.As you indicate Drivers have used those buses for the rail work helping Ventura out and helping Transdev out during their current difficulties.The right vehicles at the right time.Wonder if Drivers will change their mind about selling them ??
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Re: All Other Victorian Bus Observations 2017

Postby Andy O » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:31 am

Skybus expanding into the Gold Coast
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