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Postby Xplorer » Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:19 pm

Anybody knows where BUS 490 is at now? just out of curiosity
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Re: BUS 490

Postby Ryan » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:58 pm

Hasn't popped up anywhere as yet. There was no real indication of where it was headed, although it was owned by Scania so it may be back with them for storage or modifications?
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Re: BUS 490

Postby Bus 400 » Thu Dec 27, 2012 1:45 pm

It is back at Scania Melbourne being scrapped. The bits being trialled have been returned to Sweden.
Parts of the body will be used on other buses.
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Re: BUS 490

Postby DarrenH » Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:05 am

ACTION BUS 490 had a very short life. What a waste of a good bus! :(
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Re: BUS 490

Postby Busman444 » Sun May 19, 2013 8:57 pm

Did anyone manage to get a recording of such a unique bus? And also did it have the older OSC9 engine (fitted to the L94UB's, or one of the newer K230UB's modified with CNG parts supplied from Sweeden?

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Re: BUS 490

Postby Bus-1809 » Mon May 20, 2013 9:01 am

490, the Scania K270UB ran the new Scania CNG Injection Motor.
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Re: BUS 490

Postby red baron » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:25 pm

Bus 490 is being stripped at Dysons Bundoora Depot.
it's a load of hog wog wash
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Re: BUS 490

Postby red baron » Fri Sep 06, 2013 9:15 pm

Gas Tanks now have been removed from the roof two days ago.
it's a load of hog wog wash
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Re: BUS 490

Postby Boarding Stage » Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:19 am

I used to hear 490 referred to as the White Whale when it was in service.
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