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New Volvo B8 Optimus artics

Postby actually » Sat Jul 04, 2015 4:59 pm

Just a few photos of the new B8 artics being delivered here in Perth.
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Re: New Volvo B8 Optimus artics

Postby adx666 » Sat Jul 04, 2015 8:06 pm

I guess the release of these has been plodding along as I have witnessed quite a few running around.
Good to get shots of them when new and I really appreciate you taking the time to post these shots.
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Re: New Volvo B8 Optimus artics

Postby Lt. Commander Data » Sun Jul 05, 2015 5:25 pm

Yeah, now that's what a bus should look like. I like the Optimus, would like to see some come to Adelaide.
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Re: New Volvo B8 Optimus artics

Postby TheIlikeBusesGuy » Tue Jul 07, 2015 4:50 pm

It looks great! Would love to see some with either BT or some private Operators (E.g. Logan City Bus Service). Surprised that TransPerth still stick to the green destination signs though, given the much newer and brighter white or orange signs now available.
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Re: New Volvo B8 Optimus artics

Postby actually » Tue Jul 07, 2015 4:57 pm

TheIlikeBusesGuy wrote:It looks great! Would love to see some with either BT or some private Operators (E.g. Logan City Bus Service). Surprised that TransPerth still stick to the green destination signs though, given the much newer and brighter white or orange signs now available.


It would be great if Transperth tried the white LED desto. Looks good on the BT buses
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Re: New Volvo B8 Optimus artics

Postby adx666 » Tue Jul 07, 2015 5:06 pm

Could be a cost factor and probably is I reckon
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Re: New Volvo B8 Optimus artics

Postby perthbus » Wed Jul 08, 2015 10:11 am

Have any B12's been transferred out of Malaga yet, actually?
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Re: New Volvo B8 Optimus artics

Postby actually » Wed Jul 08, 2015 3:59 pm

Nope. The last one to go was 3016 so we still have 7 left
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