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by Willie
Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:33 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [July/Aug 2016] SA transport observations
Replies: 289
Views: 41346

Re: [July/Aug 2016] SA transport observations

Back in the Pre-2000 Serco days every PM Salisbury > Virginia service was an Artic.
by Willie
Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:20 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Pokebus
Replies: 4
Views: 1720

Re: Pokebus

Kanga in Adelaide, Murrays in Melbourne.
by Willie
Thu Jul 02, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: How much life have the O'bahn Scanias got left in them?
Replies: 32
Views: 12218

Re: How much life have the O'bahn Scanias got left in them?

Do you actually post anything that isn't derogatory towards the noises buses make, seriously?
by Willie
Fri Jun 26, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: New Users/Ask a Simple Question
Topic: new bloke
Replies: 17
Views: 2894

Re: new bloke

Should be the steering wheel adjuster
by Willie
Thu Dec 18, 2014 4:13 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Rail & Private Operator Observations December 14
Replies: 4
Views: 2301

Re: Rail & Private Operator Observations November

The monorail is still having issues and is hoped will resume full timetable by late January.
by Willie
Sun Nov 23, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Rail & Private Operator Observations November
Replies: 6
Views: 3345

Re: Rail & Private Operator Observations November

Noticed today in the Gold Coast were Transdev Volvo''s B7RLE #304, B6LE #354 and Volvo B10M #595 all appearing to be prepped for a respray.
by Willie
Thu Sep 25, 2014 1:05 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Double Decker Bus to be trialled
Replies: 222
Views: 45699

Re: Double Decker Bus to be trialled

The CDi sighted was in Admet livery.
by Willie
Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Dyson Group news July - December 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2550

Re: Dyson Group news July - December 2014

Looked like a hive of activity today in the depot with all the fleet seen renumbered by mid arvo.

Noted in Morgan Street were the CR221's among othersmaintained by the Joyce family it what appears to be their new depot.
by Willie
Thu Aug 28, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: New Users/Ask a Simple Question
Topic: Mercedes O305 Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 17295

Re: Mercedes O305 Questions

With the stop button, your generally to have 6-8 bar in each tank for it operate.
Pulling up the accelerator pedal but be careful not to wear it out!

Does the Desto have a flick switch on it at all?
by Willie
Thu Aug 21, 2014 9:22 am
Forum: New Users/Ask a Simple Question
Topic: Mercedes O305 Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 17295

Re: Mercedes O305 Questions

Desto sign, with power on, select Dest A, enter a code, like 1, enter and it will change the sign. Most retarder switches are disconnected. Drive in highest gear, can select a lower gear for a long descent but they can be quite temperamental. With the airbags not inflating, there is two air gauges o...
by Willie
Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [July 2014] SA transport observations
Replies: 31
Views: 6110

Re: [July 2014] SA transport observations

man mk1 wrote:how much wood a mercedes rigids and artics cost
About 2x4.
by Willie
Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: 100% low floor accessible buses on bus routes in Australia
Replies: 31
Views: 4058

Re: 100% low floor accessible buses on bus routes in Austral

As Geoff pointed out many smaller companies have already achieved this, Like Tullamarine Bus Lines who have two high floors in their fleet that will never see route services, I believe Kastoria now only have two high floors left also. As for the B10M 'SE2" 3306 in Adelaide, I was led to believe it h...
by Willie
Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Port Lincoln Bus Service
Replies: 12
Views: 4086

Re: Port Lincoln Bus Service

Tunarama Coachlines are the local operator.

Here is the link to the local dial and ride service
http://www.portlincoln.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=551
by Willie
Fri May 23, 2014 2:36 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: All other Victorian Bus news January - June 2014
Replies: 63
Views: 6557

Re: All other Victorian Bus news January - June 2014

The timetables and stops have never been updated

The 500 doesn't do the Gladstone Park diversion on Broady bound trips due to not being able to safely access Gladstone Park Drive after exiting the Tullamarine Freeway
by Willie
Thu May 22, 2014 5:39 pm
Forum: Photos - Darwin/NT
Topic: ex STA 1501 / TA 1501 / Serco 501 / Torrens Transit 501
Replies: 15
Views: 28729

Re: ex STA 1501 / TA 1501 / Serco 501 / Torrens Transit 501

Also has a Greyhound desto fitted, the first few seats taken out and a 3 metre wooden ramp to make it wheelchair accessible lol!
by Willie
Thu May 22, 2014 5:36 pm
Forum: New Users/Ask a Simple Question
Topic: Qantas
Replies: 13
Views: 1187

Re: Qantas

^ Carbridge
by Willie
Thu May 22, 2014 3:36 am
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Various Private Operators March - May
Replies: 16
Views: 2473

Re: Various Private Operators March - May

That pic of 97 will become a gem in time.

A good post all round 8/10 would rate.
by Willie
Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:37 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Apr 2014] SA Transport observations
Replies: 76
Views: 9020

Re: [Apr 2014] SA Transport observations

Is that 2009? Where is it now located?
by Willie
Sat Apr 19, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Transdev 2015 plans - As Glen Eria says
Replies: 35
Views: 4635

Re: Transdev 2015 plans - As Glen Eria says

And you need to remember that other operators will also have timetable and route changes at this time, so from only going from one document, you will not see the full spectrum of changes that are actually occurring at this and how they will impact on each other.
by Willie
Thu Feb 06, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: Discussion - Other States (NT & TAS)
Topic: Darwinbus to be privatised
Replies: 18
Views: 9769

Re: Darwinbus to be privatised

That's a list of people who have downloaded the documents, not who have submitted tenders.
Suppliers etc obviously have interest in this, but wouldn't submit tenders.
by Willie
Thu Oct 24, 2013 12:26 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Fare evasion on Melbourne buses
Replies: 86
Views: 14192

Re: Fare evasion on Melbourne buses

What you see from the outside is very different from the approach and tactics being formed on the inside, there is defiantly a very proactive approach to fare evasion within Transdev, like all good action plans they take time to implement.
by Willie
Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Transdev Melbourne news July - December 2013
Replies: 472
Views: 44014

Re: Transdev Melbourne news July - December 2013

576 and 657 were on 902 and 901 respectively today.
by Willie
Sun Aug 11, 2013 2:50 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Death of Geoff Cargeeg
Replies: 12
Views: 1989

Re: Death of Geoff Cargeeg

Owner of Cranbourne buses until 1991 if I am not mistaken.
by Willie
Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Transdev Melbourne news July - December 2013
Replies: 472
Views: 44014

Re: Transdev Melbourne news July - December 2013

Tullamarine Bus Lines which is the answer to both.

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