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by paulgersche
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Bus Depots Of Private Bus Companies Before MTT Took over?
Replies: 19
Views: 9958

Re: Bus Depots Of Private Bus Companies Before MTT Took over?

Following on from my previous post, search under Photos SA section for CMCMANUS parts 8 and 74 for pics of Slattery's depot, as described above.

Paul
by paulgersche
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Bus Depots Of Private Bus Companies Before MTT Took over?
Replies: 19
Views: 9958

Re: Bus Depots Of Private Bus Companies Before MTT Took over?

Sorry for bringing up an old post. My understanding is Slattery's had multiple bus depots, and that there at one stage was a depot on Wilpena Avenue (Klemzig) that multiple operators once used. Can anyone confirm any locations? Thanks in advance I believe that Slattery's only had the one Depot, whi...
by paulgersche
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8690
Views: 644600

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Fleet Lists wrote:There are still a few zeroes.
Yeah, like North Korea!
by paulgersche
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Bus Depots Of Private Bus Companies Before MTT Took over?
Replies: 19
Views: 9958

Re: Bus Depots Of Private Bus Companies Before MTT Took over

I believe the first photo in the above group was actually Transways number 17, they had two both Leyland Leopards. Can’t remember the fleet number of the second unit. Both units had electric gearshift the same as 700 series MTT buses. I actually drove for Transway when the bought these two buses. W...
by paulgersche
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Current Bus Contracts/Renewals
Replies: 332
Views: 64504

Re: Current Bus Contracts/Renewals

I don't think that we can rely on the proposed route numbers that appear to be out of context. remember that is says on the Parliamentary Paper ... Outer South Contract Area – Scenario 2 (routes and route numbers subject to change following community consultation process) It's hard to blow a path th...
by paulgersche
Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 250
Views: 28742

Re: Covid-19

I was on the understanding that you can go out for essentials, like shopping.

Paul.
by paulgersche
Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Political discussion
Replies: 247
Views: 17300

Re: Political discussion

Fixed terms would make it next to impossible for a sitting prime minister to call a double dissolution election where my idea of all 3 levels of government going at dissolution the same time a federal candidate would have a group of state candidates as a win by a federal candidate means a win for t...
by paulgersche
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8690
Views: 644600

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Daz wrote:I've been away for a few years, can someone give me a rundown on the latest, say, 250 pages?
Don't park in the bus stop, and cover your mouth when you COUGH

:!:

Paul
by paulgersche
Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What makes you happy today?
Replies: 3131
Views: 385689

Re: What makes you happy today?

Definitely NOT Greta Thunberg. I strongly believe that she is a puppet. BUT BUT she took a ride in a boat to avoid plane to the USA. I wonder what material the boat was made out of, and how the material for the boat was made?!! But hey, Greta is oh so wonderful. Cough UR cough cough cccough I do so...
by paulgersche
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: Bringing a bus model on a plane
Replies: 3
Views: 5704

Re: Bringing a bus model on a plane

Does cabin pressure destroy you when you fly?

Paul
by paulgersche
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Bus Depots Of Private Bus Companies Before MTT Took over?
Replies: 19
Views: 9958

Re: Bus Depots Of Private Bus Companies Before MTT Took over

Also, where did Bridgland operate from?

Paul.
by paulgersche
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Victorian Route and Timetable changes 2019
Replies: 44
Views: 34359

Re: Victorian Route and Timetable changes 2019

PaxInfo wrote:New Oakleigh - Chadstone buses this Christmas shopping season (and beyond)

https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/news-and-eve ... nham-line/
So, which operator runs the service?

Paul
by paulgersche
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 27263

Re: CDC Group News 2019

Thank you, tonyp!
by paulgersche
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Group News 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 27263

Re: CDC Group News 2019

tonyp,

Could you please outline why you think single leaf doors aren't good? I am trying to understand the issues here, but am unsure as to your reasoning.

Thanks in advance,

Paul
by paulgersche
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: City South tramline project-Timetable
Replies: 4
Views: 2802

Re: City South tramline project-Timetable

School Holidays?

Paul
by paulgersche
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Standing seats on Public Transport
Replies: 12
Views: 7786

Re: NSW Future Rail Plan - NWRL/Metro/Harbour Crossing

Quoting from above … "In my opinion, that's some hair-brained pole placement there - you don't put poles right in front of dedicated standing spaces." The "hair-brained placement" is in fact opposite a door, where people naturally congregate. Anyone short could not reach the overhead straps, or thro...
by paulgersche
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Photos - Adelaide/SA
Topic: ex Brisbane Water Coaches 49 & 35 (AEC Regal). 18/5/19
Replies: 2
Views: 12297

Re: ex Brisbane Water Coaches 49 & 35 (AEC Regal). 18/5/19

Hi, Inspector.

You indicated in a previous photo spread that 35 was ex-MTT 604.

Paul
by paulgersche
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Election 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 7059

Re: Election 2019

On the brighter side, we should stop seeing all of the "look at what the Government is doing; how good are we?" ads now that the parties have to pay for it themselves, rather than the public purse having to bear the cost ...

Regards,

Paul
by paulgersche
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Found Vintage KFC Plastic Bag.
Replies: 10
Views: 7321

Re: Found Vintage KFC Plastic Bag.

I can recall that, at my first ever full time employment, I would frequent KFC regularly, and this bbq chicken was introduced not long after I started work. I would estimate that it was in about 1981/1982 ...
by paulgersche
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8690
Views: 644600

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

People continually whining about "first world' problems.

Regards,

Paul.
by paulgersche
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: FIRST WOMAN BUS DRIVER NSW
Replies: 7
Views: 9620

Re: FIRST WOMAN BUS DRIVER NSW

I know that this is about NSW, but search for "Sylvia Birdseye" and you will find information about this remarkable South Australian!

Paul
by paulgersche
Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8690
Views: 644600

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Where's the "evidence"? I don't see any sign of a delivery vehicle - other than the bus!

Paul
by paulgersche
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Photos - Adelaide/SA
Topic: CMCMANUS SUPPLIED PHOTOS Part 77
Replies: 3
Views: 18078

Re: CMCMANUS SUPPLIED PHOTOS Part 77

Thanks Trevor, this is fantastic. Incidentally before the buses were repainted, was it common to see a former private bus of one operator on the route of another former operator with all that variety in one depot? Speaking purely from my personal recollection, I believe that it was not very common....
by paulgersche
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Jul/Aug 2018] SA Transport observations
Replies: 67
Views: 23841

Re: [Jul/Aug 2018] SA Transport observations

Honestly, the comments you blokes make about Bustech buses are, quite frankly, puerile - if you have genuine criticisms of their products, then argue your points out, in a reasonable and well constructed manner. Ok then, how about the air con being pre-set to 22 degrees and the driver is unable to ...
by paulgersche
Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: New Users/Ask a Simple Question
Topic: Can anyone ID this bus / operator?
Replies: 2
Views: 7042

Re: Can anyone ID this bus / operator?

I would suggest Driver Bus Lines - and the desto would have said "Caution - School Bus"

Regards,

Paul

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