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[Nov/Dec 2018] SA Transport observations

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[Nov/Dec 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby jibb » Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:05 pm

MAN SL 202 1620 has also been retired and sits with all the other retired MANs at Morphettville Depot.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby jibb » Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:06 pm

Details of arrangements for Buses,Trains and Trams including timetables for Christmas Pageant services on Saturday 10 th November are now on the Adelaide Metro website.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby PD2/20 » Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:48 pm

jibb wrote:Details of arrangements for Buses,Trains and Trams including timetables are now on the Adelaide Metro website.

Arrangements for the Pageant?
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby TA3001 » Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:34 pm

jibb wrote:MAN SL 202 has also been retired and sits with all the other retired MANs at Morphettville Depot.


May I ask exactly which one?
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby jibb » Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:59 pm

TA3001 wrote:
jibb wrote:MAN SL 202 has also been retired and sits with all the other retired MANs at Morphettville Depot.


May I ask exactly which one?

Sorry I left out---1620.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby TT » Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:11 pm

Good to see that they’re putting on extra morning route 100 services for the Pageant from West Lakes to the city. Only trouble 100 doesn’t service West Lakes or the City. I think route 110 makes more sense. I have advised Adelaide Metro.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby softgrow » Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:43 am

https://www.adelaidemetro.com.au/Announ ... e-affected You don’t realize how much you depend on real-time until it’s not there. AdelaideMetro is blaming “a Telstra issue”, which is a bit unfair. Why is there no backup link etc? Why blame your supplier when you can and should provide reliability through system design.

Quite odd at stop V3, the 157 is showing but nothing else.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby Route 506 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:07 pm

Bus 1987 was in service this morning. Not sure if it was its first day of service. Do we know how many buses of this Bustech order we have left? Just curious
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby Skexis » Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:20 pm

softgrow wrote:https://www.adelaidemetro.com.au/Announcements/Unplanned-Disruptions/Due-to-a-reported-Telstra-issue-some-realtime-functions-and-metrocard-recharge-facilities-may-be-affected You don’t realize how much you depend on real-time until it’s not there. AdelaideMetro is blaming “a Telstra issue”, which is a bit unfair. Why is there no backup link etc? Why blame your supplier when you can and should provide reliability through system design.

Quite odd at stop V3, the 157 is showing but nothing else.

Link is dead. What was the issue?
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby Crispy! » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:06 am

Route 506 wrote:Bus 1987 was in service this morning. Not sure if it was its first day of service. Do we know how many buses of this Bustech order we have left? Just curious


Yep it was it’s first day in service yesterday.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby Former driver37 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:18 am

If newton depot are retiring all there sl202 and Mile end are getting all the new buses which buses have been transferred to Newton or habe they lost a few shifts lately?
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby jibb » Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:10 am

Former driver37 wrote:If newton depot are retiring all there sl202 and Mile end are getting all the new buses which buses have been transferred to Newton or habe they lost a few shifts lately?

Camden have transferred MAN CNG 1762 to 1766 to Newton to cover retirements of MAN SL 202's
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby softgrow » Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:18 pm

Skexis wrote:
softgrow wrote:https://www.adelaidemetro.com.au/Announcements/Unplanned-Disruptions/Due-to-a-reported-Telstra-issue-some-realtime-functions-and-metrocard-recharge-facilities-may-be-affected You don’t realize how much you depend on real-time until it’s not there. AdelaideMetro is blaming “a Telstra issue”, which is a bit unfair. Why is there no backup link etc? Why blame your supplier when you can and should provide reliability through system design.

Quite odd at stop V3, the 157 is showing but nothing else.

Link is dead. What was the issue?


I noticed that only a fraction of vehicles were showing up with real-time information. My guess is that the location data is moved from each vehicle to a central location using 3G mobile data (Machine2Machine,M2M or InternetOfThings,IoT) from Telstra that were affected by an outage on Friday. This similarly affected some EFTPOS terminals and home detention bracelets among other things.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby Former driver37 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:09 pm

I seen earlier today that a tree had fell on the Obahn track between TTP and Paradise and went through the front windscreen the bus involved was TT artic 1158
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby jibb » Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:26 pm

Former driver37 wrote:I seen earlier today that a tree had fell on the Obahn track between TTP and Paradise and went through the front windscreen the bus involved was TT artic 1158

I'm sure it will be back on the track in a couple of days, once the glass has been replaced.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby Crispy! » Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:56 am

It was back in service yesterday (Tuesday) a very quick turnaround replacing that glass I must say.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby The Phonj » Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:11 pm

Providing there is no structural damage to the bus, replacing glass panels is a quick and easy job - remove old glass and glue new in. If there was damage to the bodywork, that may have taken longer to repair.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby TA3001 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:42 am

And just for our convenience, realtime info seems to be unavailable for at least all city services. Some Southlink feeders are showing up though.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby jibb » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:53 am

[quote="TA3001"]And just for our convenience, realtime info seems to be unavailable for at least all city services. Some Southlink feeders are showing up though.
My stops(not updated)isnt showing any real time-fleet details either?
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby TA3001 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:38 pm

The real time arrivals are showing up on the admet website. So definitely an issue with myStops.

A bit annoying, since I was curious about the potential lower than usual percentage of services being provided by jackpot CB80s, and Bustechs today.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby jibb » Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:51 pm

TA3001 wrote:The real time arrivals are showing up on the admet website. So definitely an issue with myStops.

A bit annoying, since I was curious about the potential lower than usual percentage of services being provided by jackpot CB80s, and Bustechs today.

My stops has been updated this afternoon and is now working fine.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby Eurostar » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:22 am

I spotted ex Southlink Mercedes Benz O405NH #2520/2521 on Murray Street in Gawler at around 4:30pm on Tuesday 13th November 2018.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby jibb » Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:31 pm

Another new Scania Bustech has entered service this afternoon-1988.
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Re: [Nov/Dec 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby TA3001 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:03 pm

MAN NL232 1782 seems to have finally had a new transmission fitted, as it sounded healthier tonight than what it did on previous trips.
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Re: [Sep/Oct 2018] SA Transport observations

Postby Skexis » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:08 pm

Eurostar wrote:I spotted ex Southlink Mercedes Benz O405NH #2520/2521 on Murray Street in Gawler at around 4:30pm on Tuesday 13th November 2018.

Is that one of the pink ones?
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