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Re: Dyson Group News 2018

Postby Bus883&1022 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:22 pm

Bus883&1022 wrote:BS03CX and BS03CY will go up to Wodonga soon, fleet no’s are 1068 and 1069


Oops, the 3’s I. My previous post are supposed to be 4’s. My mistake


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Re: Dyson Group News 2018

Postby Richard1207 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 2:49 pm

I'm just wondering if there will be any changes to the 517 timetable. I noticed the online timetable shows the effective date is from April 22, 2012 to August 25, 2018. Then it shows August 26, 2018 for that day only which seems to be the normal Sunday timetable, so what's happening after that? As routes 517 & 566 change at Northland I have to assume that if there are any changes they will also apply to the 566 but the date for that route remains the same.
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Re: Dyson Group News 2018

Postby Bus883&1022 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:12 pm

Dysons have recently acquired Burtonclay Buses in Bendigo.
0318SO is 1070
0614SO is 1071
Both are custom bodies

1072 and 1073 will be two new IriZar i6S'
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Re: Dyson Group News 2018

Postby Craig » Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:31 pm

Richard1207 wrote:I'm just wondering if there will be any changes to the 517 timetable. I noticed the online timetable shows the effective date is from April 22, 2012 to August 25, 2018. Then it shows August 26, 2018 for that day only which seems to be the normal Sunday timetable, so what's happening after that? As routes 517 & 566 change at Northland I have to assume that if there are any changes they will also apply to the 566 but the date for that route remains the same.


The bulk of Dyson's routes received new timetables from 26 August to coincide with new timetables on the Mernda & Hurstbridge lines. There is a full list here - https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-arou ... k-changes/

Other than a review of runtimes, 517 & 566 now operate every 40 mins on Sundays, rather than every 55 mins. Strangely the 566 now starts just after 6am on Sundays, matching the Saturday span and starting service about 3 hours earlier than before for some sections. With the timetable built around meeting inbound trains at Greensborough on Sunday mornings, these early trips hardly offer usable connections at Lalor...

518 through St Helena West now runs Sundays as well, but still falls slightly short of minimum standards, finishing at 8pm and not starting before 6:30am weekdays.

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Re: Dyson Group News 2018

Postby Bus883&1022 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:52 am

There will be two new Volgren Optimus Buses coming to Wodonga and Shepp due around 18 Sept 2018

The buses would be finished being built by now and would be on the road doing test runs soon


I Will post regos soon


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Re: Dyson Group News 2018

Postby Bus883&1022 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:25 am

Dysons have recently aquired Doyle’s in Shepparton, bus fleet number is 1090 and rego is 0909SO, more info on VicRoads in case anyone wants to report this to fleetlists


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Re: Dyson Group News 2018

Postby Bus883&1022 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:40 pm

1076 in Service - Rego is BS04JL
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Re: Dyson Group News 2018

Postby Richard1207 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:28 pm

I noticed the Dysons timetables which started on August 26 this year are now showing the date October 23 online, but have any times actually changed? I haven't noticed any changes apart from the date.
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Re: Dyson Group News 2018

Postby Matty G » Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:32 pm

Hello Richard1207 (and others)...

A couple of the ex Reservoir Bus timetables are a little 'hit and miss' with this latest update...

*Route 555- has omitted the trips that run direct along High Street between Keon Park and Ruthven Stations (Northland bound) (whoops!)
*Route 558- has the additional 16:00 ex Reservoir Station bus added. This operates on school days only... however that note is not mentioned.
*Route 552- has the two afternoon Thornbury Darebin High School buses listed. These operate school days only but do not indicate this. One is an express service and the other isn't (can't remember which). However, both of these trips are incorrect.
*Route 561- the arrival and departure times at Reservoir and Coburg on weekends are better reflected.

There maybe other changes on other routes, but these were the ones glaring at me!

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Re: Dyson Group News 2018

Postby burrumbus » Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:58 pm

Not a lot of attention to detail there !!
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