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by OLYMPIAN
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Volgren Discussion / Observations
Replies: 62
Views: 9447

Re: Volgren Discussion / Observations

The will be 5 Volvo deckers delivery by end of the year but shame they are Gemilang body A shame indeed. Even more unfortunate now with the knowledge that they now have local plants in Mitchell Park and Glendenning. Re the BYD Optimus going to Transdev; brilliant that Transdev NSW has finally broke...
by OLYMPIAN
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: Discussion - Other States (NT & TAS)
Topic: Citaro
Replies: 3
Views: 3882

Re: Citaro

Bus-1809 wrote: Tue Mar 30, 2021 4:27 pm Its owned by ATG who run Charter Central.
Thanks, is it registered yet?
by OLYMPIAN
Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Decker in St Peters
Replies: 33
Views: 13478

Re: Decker in St Peters

wypte wrote: Thu May 28, 2015 6:07 am Gentlemen of Sydney,

Just wondered whether this gold bus (or any others) had been scrapped now, or was still around?

Regards
James in UK
Hi James, I haven't seen it around since 2007
by OLYMPIAN
Wed Mar 24, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: Discussion - Other States (NT & TAS)
Topic: Citaro
Replies: 3
Views: 3882

Citaro

Saw on Facebook a month ago, a Citaro that was ex Brisbane and intended to Ben tfnsw demo, has been sold to an operator in Alice Springs
by OLYMPIAN
Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Volgren Discussion / Observations
Replies: 62
Views: 9447

Re: Volgren Discussion / Observations

I'm feeling a bit "Optimus-tic" about Canberra at the moment, because looks like VM0370/QCity TV9266 (Optimus decker No. 3) is getting quite a good reception over there during his tram replacement stint between Gungahlin and Dickson. (There's some pictures up about at the ACT Bus forum as well as t...
by OLYMPIAN
Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: O500LEs: Great or Rubbish
Replies: 16
Views: 6944

Re: O500LEs: Great or Rubbish

385BUZ wrote: Wed Sep 02, 2020 5:37 pm Has anyone had any experience with some of the new euro 6 Busabout custom endeavour ones? Headed they are quite decent!
The Euro 6 one have poor steering lock and heavy steering than the Euro 5 one.
by OLYMPIAN
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Double Decker Buses Currently Operating In Australia
Replies: 77
Views: 43300

Re: Double Decker Buses Currently Operating In Australia

That was in TfNSW livery.

Although Volgren Optimus is allowed on the procurement panel to bodied the MAN A95 decker chassis, they are still remaining bodied By Gemilang
by OLYMPIAN
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Double Decker Buses Currently Operating In Australia
Replies: 77
Views: 43300

Re: Double Decker Buses Currently Operating In Australia

Another brand new A95 sighted on the M4 on Tuesday
by OLYMPIAN
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: O500LEs: Great or Rubbish
Replies: 16
Views: 6944

Re: O500LEs: Great or Rubbish

I have driven the Euro 6 one with Bustech body. I am going to mention about the body, the chassis is just worse than Euro 5. Poor steering lock and heavier than the Euro 5. Transmission with factory standard settings is just hopeless
by OLYMPIAN
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: ex London Optare Metrocity. 17/7/20
Replies: 6
Views: 5260

Re: ex London Optare Metrocity. 17/7/20

The bus did not passed the COF when it was destined for Howick in Auckland
by OLYMPIAN
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Double Decker Buses Currently Operating In Australia
Replies: 77
Views: 43300

Re: Double Decker Buses Currently Operating In Australia

Volvo did say something on their Facebook page about a B8L double decker demo in service in 2019 but seems it didn't happen.
by OLYMPIAN
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: US Buses in Australia
Replies: 24
Views: 11265

Re: US Buses in Australia

There are some ex US low floor buses in Sydney stored for filming purposes
by OLYMPIAN
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: "The Aviary" (Leyland Titan) in Botany. 8/4/20
Replies: 12
Views: 5443

Re: "The Aviary" (Leyland Titan) in Botany. 8/4/20

Swift wrote:That's the ex Perth ex London 79 Titan. He's spent money on her. I recently learned that the first batch of 250 or so were built at the AEC works in Southall. I wonder if this was one of them.
Ex T51
by OLYMPIAN
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: "The Aviary" (Leyland Titan) in Botany. 8/4/20
Replies: 12
Views: 5443

Re: "The Aviary" (Leyland Titan) in Botany. 8/4/20

Swift wrote:That's the ex Perth ex London 79 Titan. He's spent money on her. I recently learned that the first batch of 250 or so were built at the AEC works in Southall. I wonder if this was one of them.
Ex T51
by OLYMPIAN
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: The resurrection of Bus #200
Replies: 19
Views: 27470

Re: The resurrection of Bus #200

Just wondering, was Vapor the manufacturer of the door?

The centre door looks like American buses.
by OLYMPIAN
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: VOLGREN STARTS ITS FIRST ELECTRIC BUS BUILD: BYD CHASSIS
Replies: 23
Views: 14646

Re: VOLGREN STARTS ITS FIRST ELECTRIC BUS BUILD: BYD CHASSIS

MotorOmnibus8562 wrote:I saw a photo of The bus on Facebook wearing Transdev logos
Hi are you able to tell which Facebook group was it?
by OLYMPIAN
Sat May 18, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: NEW buses for Transdev Capalaba!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 24667

Re: NEW buses for Transdev Capalaba!!!

Transdev NSW spec body
by OLYMPIAN
Thu May 02, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Overseas Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc.
Topic: MAN SD200/202 photo request
Replies: 10
Views: 18397

Re: MAN SD200/202 photo request

There was one SD200 built in right hand drive and painted in Singapore Bus livery, but it didn't go to Singapore and end up rebuilt to German spec
by OLYMPIAN
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Photos - Melbourne/Vic
Topic: Skylight Buslines
Replies: 3
Views: 19640

Re: Skylight Buslines

It is a product designed by a Hong Kong bodybuilder called jit luen, as they have move their production line to China, it also partnering with other chassis builder in ChiN
by OLYMPIAN
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Buy / Swap / Sell
Topic: BOOK - Australia and New Zealand Double Decker Bus
Replies: 1
Views: 9698

BOOK - Australia and New Zealand Double Decker Bus

Last year I have wrote a book about Double decker buses in Australia and NZ, the book is now available in Australia. The book is $22 each. $5 from each book sales will go into the restoration project of ex Hong Kong three door prototype MCW Metrobus which is currently under going restoration and hop...
by OLYMPIAN
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Thompson’s Volvo Volgren Optimus double deckers
Replies: 7
Views: 22018

Re: Thompson’s Volvo Volgren Optimus double deckers

Cdc Victoria got the first one
CDC Charterplus in Sydney got the last one as a charter bhs
by OLYMPIAN
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Thompson’s Volvo Volgren Optimus double deckers
Replies: 7
Views: 22018

Re: Thompson’s Volvo Volgren Optimus double deckers

Both have roo bar as I took photo of both of them on 1 Mar 2019
by OLYMPIAN
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Scania K320UD double decker and Hino Double decker
Replies: 33
Views: 12953

Re: Scania K320UD double decker and Hino Double decker

I just dont understand why the bus did not fit with the tree guard like B Lines A95

The damage it has now is even covered by the panel
by OLYMPIAN
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Jan/Feb 2019] SA Transport observations
Replies: 96
Views: 24411

Re: [Jan/Feb 2019] SA Transport observations

TT wrote:Yes, I’ve seen it in service a couple of times this week. The post about it being towed is over a week old.
I heard is off the road and went to Custom Coaches for windscreen replacement

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