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by Daniel
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: New Custombus model
Replies: 130
Views: 26213

Re: New Custombus model

Yes, the Adventurer. Built with stainless steel instead of galvanised steel framework. First one due is on a B8R chassis.
by Daniel
Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: STA Observations 2020
Replies: 109
Views: 21103

Re: STA Observations 2020

Seriously......
by Daniel
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Extra Covid 19 services
Replies: 34
Views: 2450

Re: Extra Covid 19 services

TfNSW has been chartering additional overflow/standby buses. For instance CDC’s WSU branded Hino Ponchos waiting at Hurstville for overcrowding on 970/971s etc
by Daniel
Tue May 26, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Route Service Double deckers - Sydney
Replies: 19
Views: 2129

Re: Route Service Double deckers - Sydney

Thank you, enough with the trailer buses now please.
by Daniel
Mon May 18, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 386
Views: 60272

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

No - because the stickers relate to social distancing, nothing else.
by Daniel
Sat May 16, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Route Service Double deckers - Sydney
Replies: 19
Views: 2129

Re: Route Service Double deckers - Sydney

26 for CDC Hillsbus. Another 3 CDi for TSA incoming and I believe one more A95 for Forest, to be confirmed.
by Daniel
Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Sydney Metro West announced
Replies: 364
Views: 83372

Re: Sydney Metro West announced

The Sydney Metro West Stage 1 EIS is now on public exhibition. Only 704 pages..... go

https://www.planningportal.nsw.gov.au/m ... ject/25631
by Daniel
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: TV plates
Replies: 149
Views: 61491

Re: TV plates

Which plates end in F and L?
by Daniel
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: STA Observations 2020
Replies: 109
Views: 21103

Re: STA Observations 2020

While I imagine the STA will already have an established cleaning/disinfection regime for service buses, truthfully, I'm surprised the Government hasn't given this work to private operators with coaches who could accomodate the passenger's luggage more easily. If PPE for drivers, or cleaning/disinf...
by Daniel
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Bus Fleet Changes
Topic: Murrays fleet and services notes:
Replies: 179
Views: 72197

Re: Murrays fleet and services notes:

Vast majority of vehicles are deregistered in the Sydney depot.
by Daniel
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: News & Administration
Topic: Fleet Lists over the next month or so.
Replies: 21
Views: 41952

Re: Fleet Lists over the next month or so.

Which ship were you on? Seems there has been a sharp rise in cases on particular ships but not others?
by Daniel
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: News & Administration
Topic: Fleet Lists over the next month or so.
Replies: 21
Views: 41952

Re: Fleet Lists over the next month or so.

Mandatory self isolation?
Lourie, you’ve been around longer than all of us, can you remember anything else quite like this situation?
by Daniel
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Electric Buses
Replies: 8
Views: 3037

Re: Electric Buses

Before we get carried away, wouldn’t pay too much attention to the artist’s impression...
by Daniel
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Bus Stash In West Gosford.
Replies: 11
Views: 6417

Re: Bus Stash In West Gosford.

3805 wrote:That mk1 Mercedes looks like a perfect candidate to restore to original. Anyone know what is happening with that bus?
The owner prefers it in the current appearance.
by Daniel
Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Badgerys Creek as Sydney's second airport
Replies: 310
Views: 67365

Re: Badgerys Creek as Sydney's second airport

BroadGauge wrote:
Fleet Lists wrote:If we are talking about a bus service, it would need to be a Skybus type service all the way into town.
Why would you want to subject people to the torture of a peak hour journey on Sydney's motorways?
Because people are lazy and prefer same seat service.
by Daniel
Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Sydney Metro - Tallawong to Bankstown
Replies: 4382
Views: 735030

Re: Sydney Metro - Tallawong to Bankstown

boxythingy wrote:Why has the City of Sydney council decided to use Hop compliant logos for their street signage then?
The Council’s public domain team more closely liaises with TfNSW wayfinding team - compared to a privately operated food court.
by Daniel
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: New Custombus model
Replies: 130
Views: 26213

Re: New Custombus model

What demonstrator? Busabout have three Endeavours operating and the first for Busways is nearly completed. Volvo Endeavours are now also being delivered for the BusQLD Westside operation.
by Daniel
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 386
Views: 60272

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

The first 44 are split Volgren and Gemilang. They are Euro 6 chassis so 7.7L engine instead of 12L.
by Daniel
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: CBD & South East Light Rail
Replies: 5330
Views: 813018

Re: Light rail gets the green light: stage 1 UNSW to CBD

When you get around the industry a bit (with a bit of engineering and transportation knowledge too), particularly over in Europe where these things come from, come back to me and we'll have a conversation. The Citadis (and CAF) are a get-us-by design but not the best of the technology - I guess the...
by Daniel
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 386
Views: 60272

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Swift wrote:So any bus contractors have hubodometers these days?
I saw a Busabout unit with one a few years ago out Liverpool way.
Ahh the days in Parramatta in the 90s when all the Westbus B10Ms teeming there had them.
No.
by Daniel
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: New Custombus model
Replies: 130
Views: 26213

Re: New Custombus model

There are a few new Endeavours at Mercedes Huntingwood awaiting delivery.
by Daniel
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: New Custombus model
Replies: 130
Views: 26213

Re: New Custombus model

The market has shifted to products such as Hino Poncho, Merc Sprinter EVM, Fiat Bonito, Iveco Daily Shuttle etc.
by Daniel
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 386
Views: 60272

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

There are rumours that some arctics from Region 6 will be transferred to Region 3, there is one (unidentifiable) towards the Eastern end of Smithfield Depot If that rumour is true then why are they being transferred across the only region 3 route that could warrant use for these arctics would be th...

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