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by Stonesourscotty
Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Ex Glendenning 851 with the new updated social distancing stickers is on its semi regular 776 roster being followed into Penrith by current Glendenning 286 on the 775
by Stonesourscotty
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Both where spotted at the airport (Knights) and Kogarah oval (Panthers) respectfully on Thursday and Saturday they are both the team buses. Wonder how the NRL covid protocols are with them being used to transport common people The panthers is a really basic spec coach although it's a lower capacity ...
by Stonesourscotty
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

The Newcastle Knights and Penrith Panthers team coaches are on rail replacements out of central currently on board the Panthers one and it's pretty average in specification only got leather head rests and a toilet
by Stonesourscotty
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

TSA 1280 is in hybrid Tfnsw livery front and rear in blue and white and sides in original livery. TSA have one of their Scania gemilangs on rail replacements think it's 6771 first time this bus has made it to Blacktown? Also seen was B8RLE 7071 from Tempe Hillsbus ignoring social distancing numbers ...
by Stonesourscotty
Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Transponders on Buses
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Transponders on Buses

It was mentioned earlier in the CBD Light rail thread about buses not having transponders fitted but I've observed at least one junction on the NSW roads where buses get the b light to work for them and it only works when a bus is there and in the bus lane. This would be on the 775/776/779 route at ...
by Stonesourscotty
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: New Custombus model
Replies: 129
Views: 25825

Re: New Custombus model

Interlines newest Endeavour has just left the factory five minutes ago.
by Stonesourscotty
Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Railway Observations 2020
Replies: 305
Views: 47253

Re: NSW Railway Observations 2020

T6542 on waratah 42 has a few damaged seat handles upstairs looks like mindless vandalism
by Stonesourscotty
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Shearings (UK) has ceased trading.
Replies: 1
Views: 358

Re: Shearings (UK) has ceased trading.

Shearings was based out of my home town Wigan but it i think is American owned sadly baring in mind it's entire market is for the over 60's it was always going to be the first to fail post covid.
by Stonesourscotty
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: WS Airport Metro
Replies: 64
Views: 2475

Re: WS Airport Metro

All houses in Kingswood have received fliers for the "WS Metro Announcement" this is the second one within a year detailing it.
by Stonesourscotty
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: New Custombus model
Replies: 129
Views: 25825

Re: New Custombus model

Seeing the Endeavors at Blacktown and Mt Druitt quite a bit lately one even made it onto the 771 on Wednesday
by Stonesourscotty
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

What has replaced 261-270 at Busways Penrith?
by Stonesourscotty
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Busways 1076 was on the 793 in Penrith on Friday evening first time seeing a Glendenning bus on the 793
by Stonesourscotty
Thu May 28, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Busways 248 was around Penrith yesterday on driver training I thought 202 or a very similar number was the driver trainer?
by Stonesourscotty
Mon May 25, 2020 4:02 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Railway Observations 2020
Replies: 305
Views: 47253

Re: NSW Railway Observations 2020

B3 appears to be on a Tangara diagram

MTPV1 is on the Fast lines City Bound @ Seven Hills currently.
by Stonesourscotty
Mon May 25, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

CDC 1036/1044 operating out Parramatta and Lidcombe respectively on NSW Trains Staff shuttle
by Stonesourscotty
Mon May 18, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Have Blue Mountains received more Volgrens as there's atleast two that don't have decals applied? One on the 690P and didn't see what route the other was on. Busways Penriths leather and e leather seated buses have these decals applied to every other seat. Unsure about the Volgren Scania buses with ...
by Stonesourscotty
Mon May 18, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Railway Observations 2020
Replies: 305
Views: 47253

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Another two Oscars at Penrith today definitely arrived today as nothing was stored there yesterday.Image

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by Stonesourscotty
Tue May 12, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Railway Observations 2020
Replies: 305
Views: 47253

Re: NSW Railway Observations 2020

How long have Oscars been stored at Penrith for?
It appears to be a dailly occurance again?
Do any run in service west of Blacktown?
by Stonesourscotty
Tue May 12, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Railway Observations 2020
Replies: 305
Views: 47253

Re: NSW Railway Observations 2020

I observed Graffiti removal on the line yesterday outside St Marys Station yesterday don't normally see this during the day??
by Stonesourscotty
Thu May 07, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Glendenning have had 896/1070/1081 and New Busways Logoed 966 on the 776 in the Past 3 days appears to be on two seperate workings each day that are regularly worked by Glendenning. Penrith had 789 on the 771 today which i think iss the first time on the 771 since it' repaint.
by Stonesourscotty
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

As far as i'm aware the only buses from Burwood that have made it to Penrith recently where 3904 Volvo/APG Orana and about 6 different 293*/294* including 2940/42 B8RLE Volgrens so the metrobus was extra unusual
by Stonesourscotty
Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

TSA Metrobus 2155 was in Penrith yesterday on Rail replacements very rare for a Burwood Metrobus this far west.

Busways 1047/1198 both appeared to make it onto 776 Lates on Friday which is nearly always worked by the Volgren/Custom Mercedes buses.
by Stonesourscotty
Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Busways 1169 and 1131 both with Fitters vans attending them at St Marys. 1169 Drove off under its own power onto a school route.

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by Stonesourscotty
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Busways 1190 on the 776 with the destination set to Penrith but heading to Mt Druitt
by Stonesourscotty
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 59416

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

My TSA centre door loadings observation was Smithfield depot only it appears Hoxton park appear to be operating via front door still. I haven't ventured east of Blacktown to observe any other TSA depots.

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