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by maxy54
Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Rail & Private Operator Observations 2019/2020
Replies: 93
Views: 23818

Re: Rail & Private Operator Observations 2019/2020

AirBusTrain wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 2:25 am
385BUZ wrote: Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:38 pm Could it be this pair??
58 and 63 has the Futurebus rear ends.

I have a feeling it could be 6367AO being a Scania L94UB from CDC Ballarat depot.
Will probably go up Tuesday if this rain eases.
CDC Ballarat #172 is still in Ballarat. The #172 for the shuttle is ex Buslink Darwin #172
by maxy54
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Who operates buses in St Kilda and Brighton?
Replies: 5
Views: 1260

Re: Who operates buses in St Kilda and Brighton?

Three operators dominate the St Kilda & Brighton areas * Transdev North Fitzroy (246 through St Kilda) * Transdev Heatherton (600, 603, 922 & 923 through both) * CDC Melbourne Wyndham (606 through St Kilda) * CDC Melbourne Oakleigh (623 through St Kilda & 626 through Brighton, Route 630 * Ventura Oa...
by maxy54
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 8584

Re: CDC Group News 2020

Seems like all the destos on the Optimuses have been reverted back to their old font, especially at the back of the bus. #O145 and #O174 both sporting the old font format. Prefer that anyways, easier to see compared to the new font trialled up until now. #145 has the updated destination file fitted...
by maxy54
Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 8584

Re: CDC Group News 2020

Springyboy wrote: Mon May 18, 2020 9:51 pm Is Oakleigh #171 still running, or has it been stored because of it not really being needed for the 601 right now?
#171 has still been running during most weekdays during this COVID Pandemic
by maxy54
Mon May 18, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 8584

Re: CDC Group News 2020

Not sure how common this is but I think I just saw a Wyndham based Volgren CR221L operating the 625 to Elsternwick service. Has this bus been transferred to Oakleigh or is it still Wyndham based? I say this because the bus number and depot sticker was on the top right hand corner of the bus, which ...
by maxy54
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Victorian Route & Timetable changes 2020
Replies: 33
Views: 10392

Re: Victorian Route & Timetable changes 2020

Route 605 has had it's third terminus change in just two and a half years.

The route has been further extended up Queen Street to the corner of Queen & A'Beckett Streets due to recent works on William Street making the old Flagstaff Station terminus redundant.
by maxy54
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: PTV Livery Buses & Coaches - 2020
Replies: 18
Views: 9210

Re: PTV Livery Buses & Coaches - 2020

CDC Oakleigh #170 has entered service and is in PTV colours. #169 from Oakleigh is missing from the overall list too.
by maxy54
Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 27193

Re: CDC Group News 2019

Just saw on fleetlists that Huntingdale is receiving bus #171, an articulated bus, which I think is a first for CDC Huntingdale. Is this designed to be operated on the 601, or are other routes going to be utilising this bus too? This artic has been designed for use on Route 601. Some routes will be...
by maxy54
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 27193

Re: CDC Group News 2019

Was told by a cdc wyndham driver that Geelong will recieve 3 hybrids or has them already Geelong will be getting 0 Hybrids, the 50 promised are for the Melbourne operations (excluding Tullamarine). If Geelong were to get new buses, I'd be putting my money on more diesel Scania's Seems like #O136 fr...
by maxy54
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 27193

Re: CDC Group News 2019

Seems like the hybrids are finally coming on to the 625/626 from Monday based on this Hybrids have not been given the green light to operate elsewhere other than on the 605/630 in the short term. This diversion was due to CDC's frustration with PTV over the lack of action on the Well St Rail Bridge...
by maxy54
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 27193

Re: CDC Group News 2019

Springyboy wrote:
What about the 900? Or is that not cleared due to the Queens Ave Bridge of the Caulfield sector too
Route 900 is fine, 900 does not service Queens Ave
by maxy54
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 27193

Re: CDC Group News 2019

Also observed on weekend 605 trips. All 3 buses observed last Sunday on 630 and 605 were hybrids. The arrival of the Hybrid’s has also seen Oakleigh stop using L94UB Scania’s and Denning Low Floor monocoques on weekend services. Ah that makes more sense cheers. 623 usually uses older buses, so make...
by maxy54
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 27193

Re: CDC Group News 2019

Could the hybrids work route 612? Route 612 should be OK as well as Route 623 on weekdays given there’s no low obstacles on these routes. The Hybrid’s wouldn’t be able to run weekend 623’s due to most 623’s through run with Route 624 (ie a service dead runs from Glen Waverley to Oakleigh to run bot...
by maxy54
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 27193

Re: CDC Group News 2019

Seems like all of CDC Oakleigh's hybrid buses are on the 630 for now. I've seen 152, 157, 159, 160, 161 & 162 all operating the route over the past week. I guess the straight section along North Rd makes it easier to test out, as there's less turns for the drivers to master on the new buses, plus s...
by maxy54
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Bus Fleet Changes
Topic: Blue mountains bus co fleet changes
Replies: 154
Views: 81586

Re: Blue mountains bus co fleet changes

Noticed in the fleet lists today is that Blue Mountains Transit 6128MO appears to have been deleted accidentally
by maxy54
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Ventura Group News 2019
Replies: 46
Views: 27028

Re: Ventura Group News 2019

Nothing to do with Ventura but still Custom Coaches, but I've recently seen a few Transdev Custom 550s going around in plain white. What's the deal with that? I understand they are ex-SmartBus livery (and apparently still SmartBuses internally) but can't they afford the plastic wrap? In terms of Tr...
by maxy54
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Photos - Melbourne/Vic
Topic: Random buses n coaches in Melbourne. (2)
Replies: 2
Views: 18988

Re: Random buses n coaches in Melbourne. (2)

Cordes Express wrote:Has that Kangaroo bus been sold or on loan in Vic?
The bus was wet hired (driver and bus provided) from Kangaroo Bus Lines to Ventura for a major shutdown on the Pakenham/Cranbourne Rail Line for level crossing removal works
by maxy54
Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Transdev Melbourne News 2018
Replies: 126
Views: 69092

Re: Transdev Melbourne News 2018

josh01 wrote:
What about 5160
Withdrawn, as well
by maxy54
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Victoria News 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 15581

Re: CDC Victoria News 2018

kadooment95 wrote:CDC Oakleigh Denning/Cat single door #10 now at Wyndham Depot - spotted it while touring the depot today.
It has always been a Wyndham/Werribee bus since early 2015, It was only on loan to Oakleigh during December to assist with the Chadstone Staff shuttles.
by maxy54
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Bus Fleet Changes
Topic: Skybus Gold Coast
Replies: 31
Views: 24672

Re: Skybus Gold Coast

superbossgc wrote:#51 arrived at gold coast, awaiting for qld plates.
Bus has been registered 234 XYF
by maxy54
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Bus Fleet Changes
Topic: Skybus Gold Coast
Replies: 31
Views: 24672

Re: Skybus Gold Coast

BW44YS wrote:#23 and #24 you’s reported as same Regos
#23 is 486 XXI
by maxy54
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Bus Fleet Changes
Topic: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)
Replies: 849
Views: 180492

Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

SurfsideGC wrote:Ex Surfside #620 is now back in service, didn’t catch rego plate. Located at Broadbeach South.
Rego is 403 XKK
by maxy54
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Decker Backs in the City.
Replies: 5
Views: 5507

Re: Decker Backs in the City.

Great pics Swift, I’m like you in a way by being a big fan of the ars… sorry backs of STA buses
by maxy54
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Victorian Rail & Tram Observations 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 31016

Re: Victorian Rail & Tram Observations 2018

B2 2078 must have been a bit lost last night, I rode this one on route 75 from Vermont South to Glenferrie Rd, it still had the route 59 etc. stickers and timetables inside. Also rode Z3 155 shortly after on route 16, this tram still wearing the ancient TransdevTSL white over grey. 2078 is certainl...
by maxy54
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: PTV Livery Buses & Coaches - 2018
Replies: 53
Views: 38818

Re: PTV Livery Buses & Coaches - 2018

Also noticed in the summary that CDC Melbourne Oakleigh #100 is missing from the list

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