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Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

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Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

Postby yueses » Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:04 pm

Hey All,

Of all the dozens of different bus types I have had the pleasure of driving, my favorite, modern lowfloor type of bus overall for general layout, body shape, ride, comfort, dash layout etc etc in general route operation is Northcoast's Downtown bodied buses.

I know they run on routes and other work all around Australia, basically I am hoping you all can post pictures of them in as many different liveries as possible..! :D

I'll get the ball rolling with one of my favorite Northcoasts of all time. Ventura Bus #759...

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I'm just after as many different liveries as possible... :D

THANKYOU...!!
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Re: Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

Postby metro_tas » Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:45 pm

heres some metro tasmania northcoasts not to sure that they are the best though in im own opinion

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bus 245 is the only 14.5 downtown city bus pictured at sprinfield depot

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bus 231 picture at Camelot Pk Terminus
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Re: Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

Postby yueses » Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:18 pm

Ooohh a 14.5m double axle'd downtown... [insert drooool icon here]

They may not be everyone's favorite cup of 'modern lowfloor' tea.. so to speak, but as I said overall they are my favorite.. followed VERY closely by CB60MAX Customs...! the swing is literally 40/60 with northcoasts obviously the favorite.

KEEP THE PICS COMING EVERYONE...!! pleeeeease.. :D
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Re: Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

Postby member 1423 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:39 pm

Since you asked nicely...

CBL's Merc O500LE Northcoasts in order 01, 31, 32, 51, 52 and interior and dash pics of 31
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Mt Gravatt has a MAN 18.260 called 'Gus' (Picture by T1229)
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Westside has 2, Scania L94UB's (Pictures by T1229)
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Busways Grafton have 2, Renault Agoraline's
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Enjoy
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Re: Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

Postby Simes » Fri Jul 25, 2008 9:48 am

Freaky coincidence, the Busways and the Ventura both having a fleet number of 759
http://19302413.blogspot.com/

3092, last bus on George Street - 23rd October 2015 7:50pm
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Re: Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

Postby Andrew » Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:01 pm

These are my favoutie looking ultra low floors as well. Hopefully someone can post pictures of the one at Cooma Coaches - it's the best looking bus in Australia at the moment!
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Re: Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

Postby yueses » Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:19 pm

BusPicsQLD... my goodness thankyou so much for taking the time to posting those pictures..!!

By far, my favorite has to be the TRANSlink one's ... nice, bright livery and the interior looks superb...! Its a shame the Ventura one's arent looked after better by drivers, mechanics and management alike...!

Thankyou all who have posted pictures.. if anyone has any liveries that aren't featured on the page so far, please do post them up..! :D


thankyou all so much..!
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Re: Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

Postby CB80 » Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:49 pm

Northcoast wrote:Its a shame the Ventura one's arent looked after better by drivers, mechanics and management alike...!

As the old saying goes "You can polish a turd, but it's still a turd"...
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Re: Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

Postby VQ » Sun Jul 27, 2008 7:45 pm

CB60 wrote:
Northcoast wrote:Its a shame the Ventura one's arent looked after better by drivers, mechanics and management alike...!

As the old saying goes "You can polish a turd, but it's still a turd"...

Yep, I did a service on 858 on Saturday and it's really not that nice a body, combined with the seat padding that becomes so soft your sitting against the plastic, they are a rather useless bus... and they look awkward IMO.
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Re: Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

Postby yueses » Sun Jul 27, 2008 8:11 pm

CB60, VQ, this is a picture request thread, if you wish to make such USELESS and non-related comments... do so elsewhere please. :|
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Re: Photo Request - Northcoast Downtown's

Postby aussiebuses » Mon Jun 23, 2014 7:49 pm

member 1423 wrote:Since you asked nicely...

CBL's Merc O500LE Northcoasts in order 01, 31, 32, 51, 52 and interior and dash pics of 31
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Mt Gravatt has a MAN 18.260 called 'Gus' (Picture by T1229)
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Westside has 2, Scania L94UB's (Pictures by T1229)
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Busways Grafton have 2, Renault Agoraline's
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Enjoy


Hi. have you got the CBL pics still? I live in Caboolture and am making a model for OMSI for the NCBC Downtown and need dash pics. Thanks. If you have them , please could you email them to jake272012@hotmail.com :) Thanks
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