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by Tas Bus Nut
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Tassielink Transit #44 - Scania K310/Express
Replies: 6
Views: 7946

Re: Tassielink Transit #44 - Scania K310/Express

846 wrote:Nice pictures!
Isn't it LE- Low entry?
Ummm, as mentioned in description
by Tas Bus Nut
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Merseylink Coaches NEWEST addition
Replies: 3
Views: 8176

Re: Merseylink Coaches NEWEST addition

Always pleased to see vintage buses enter preservation. A good antidote to the mind numbing tedium of modern yawn inducing vehicles - particularly private operators Chinese disposables! (with apologies to drivers who appreciate the comfort of new vehicles). Of course, when these vintage vehicles we...
by Tas Bus Nut
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Annual Point to Pinnacle (and/or pub)
Replies: 0
Views: 4908

Annual Point to Pinnacle (and/or pub)

The annual POINT to PINNACLE fun run event was held in Hobart today. An annual event classed as a half-marathon, starting at Wrest Point Casino to the summit of Mt Wellington. Unfortunately, due to weather conditions, the event was re-routed further down the Huon Rd to lower Longley to finish. This...
by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Discussion - Other States (NT & TAS)
Topic: Tasmanian Bus Observations - JUL > DEC 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 9241

Re: Tasmanian Bus Observations - JUL > DEC 2019

Quite a bit on the new bus fleet, particularly here in Hobart. Tassielink Transit have two Scania K310 / Express - O'Driscoll Coaches Mercedes Benz O500 / Express + Yutong midi - Walker's Coaches Bonluck. Yutong representative has been touring the state showing operators a new Yutong school / chart...
by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: O'Driscoll Coaches #43 - MB 1830 / Endura
Replies: 0
Views: 6129

O'Driscoll Coaches #43 - MB 1830 / Endura

O'Driscoll Coaches have also purchased a second-hand Mercedes Benz OH1830 with Volgren Endura body from the Northern Territory. O'DRISCOLL COACHES #43 - MERCEDES BENZ OH1830 / VOLGREN 'ENDURA' 20190507_141552.jpg 20190507_082021.jpg 20190507_141608.jpg 20190507_141613.jpg 20190507_141542.jpg [/b]
by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Merseylink Coaches NEWEST addition
Replies: 3
Views: 8176

Merseylink Coaches NEWEST addition

Merseylink Coaches have joined the preservation scene, with owner Grant Bingley purchasing a bus similar to the first vehicle he owned and operated many many years ago. This bus came from Sth Australia and will be restored over time (7yrs he said) :lol: 1950s SB3 BEDFORD / CAC (for preservation / r...
by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Coal River Coaches - BRAND NEW IRIZAR i6
Replies: 0
Views: 6062

Coal River Coaches - BRAND NEW IRIZAR i6

Although enthusiasts were tricked with the arrival of a Coach Concepts Scania after an IRIZAR i6 was on loan, the BRAND NEW IRIZAR i6 arrived on 8th May 2019. Here are some sneaky shots prior to inspection / registration, whilst I was getting a Society vehicle inspected. COAL RIVER COACHES - SCANIA...
by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Coal River Coaches - loan IRIZAR i6
Replies: 3
Views: 12163

Re: Coal River Coaches - IRIZAR i6

Tas Bus Nut wrote:AND, replaced with a Coach Concepts Scania, rather than an i6 :shock:
This report was incorrect (we were tricked) :shock: The Coach Concepts Scania was an addition. The i6 arrived in May 8)
by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: O'Driscoll Coaches #44 - Yutong ZK6760DAA
Replies: 0
Views: 6083

O'Driscoll Coaches #44 - Yutong ZK6760DAA

O'DRISCOLL COACHES #44 - YUTONG ZK6760DAA / YUTONG MIDI
YUTONG
YUTONG
The NEW #44 - NS front view
The NEW #44 - NS front view
OS front view
OS front view
YUTONG
YUTONG
Smart looking dash (I'm a fan of the faux woodgrain) *Driver needs new uniform HA HA
Smart looking dash (I'm a fan of the faux woodgrain) *Driver needs new uniform HA HA
Semi-coach seat-belted seating
Semi-coach seat-belted seating
OS rear view
OS rear view
Model number
Model number
NS rear view
NS rear view
All the specs
All the specs
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by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Tassielink Transit #44 - Scania K310/Express
Replies: 6
Views: 7946

Tassielink Transit #44 - Scania K310/Express

Tassielink Transit have acquired two brand new Scania K310UB / Express low-floor buses. Featuring 49 semi-coach seats, USB ports, seat-belts, air-conditioning wheel-chair accessible, under-floor storage, they certainly have set the standard for low-floor non-urban route buses. I was given a special...
by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Ex Metro MAN 10.180 #519
Replies: 1
Views: 6375

Re: Ex Metro MAN 10.180 #519

Do you know what it's used for Vern, considering it's registered :?:
by Tas Bus Nut
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Discussion - Other States (NT & TAS)
Topic: Tasmanian Bus Observations - JUL > DEC 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 9241

Re: Tasmanian Bus Observations - JUL > DEC 2019

Daniel wrote:The first B5LH is certainly in Tas and is reg XT22AS.
Thanks Daniel. Hadn't seen any press release and nothing was mentioned at recent TasBus Conference
by Tas Bus Nut
Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: State Primary School Cross-Country (Symmons Plains)
Replies: 6
Views: 9611

Re: State Primary School Cross-Country (Symmons Plains)

Have always enjoyed your capture of vehicles in Tassie on here Tas Bus Nut, likewise with this lot. Certainly a mix of Chinese built vehicles in this collection, and the dreaded 'white' livery. Thanks Centralian . Dreaded white livery AND Chinese buses :( :( Great selection of vehicles, Neil.The am...
by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: State Primary School Cross-Country (Symmons Plains)
Replies: 6
Views: 9611

Re: State Primary School Cross-Country (Symmons Plains)

Wisby Buses - Hino RK260-Mills Tui.JPG Tasmania Coachlines - BCI midi.JPG Merseylink #63 - MB OH1830-Volgren SC222.JPG Scotch Oakburn College - Toyota Coaster.JPG Calow Coaches #77 - Golden Dragon.JPG Circular Head Christian School - Ford Transit.JPG Penguin Primary School - Toyota Hiace.JPG Holy R...
by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: State Primary School Cross-Country (Symmons Plains)
Replies: 6
Views: 9611

Re: State Primary School Cross-Country (Symmons Plains)

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by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: State Primary School Cross-Country (Symmons Plains)
Replies: 6
Views: 9611

Re: State Primary School Cross-Country (Symmons Plains)

Wallace Coaches MAN 18.350-King Long.JPG Manions Coaches - Zhong Tong LCK6935.JPG Coal River Coaches - BCI RoadCruiser2.JPG RD&FH Sainty - BCI Cruiser 12.JPG O'Driscoll Coaches #25 - BCI RoadCruiser2.JPG Wisby Buses - Yutong ZK6129HCA -Yutong.JPG Tasmania Coachlines - Daewoo-Chiron.JPG Tasmania's o...
by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: State Primary School Cross-Country (Symmons Plains)
Replies: 6
Views: 9611

State Primary School Cross-Country (Symmons Plains)

The state primary school cross-country was held at Symmons Plains on June 25. Over 50 buses/coaches transported students from across the state, making it an ideal event to capture some of the vehicles operating for different operators across Tasmania. I was fortunate to attend the event and get the...
by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Discussion - Other States (NT & TAS)
Topic: Tasmanian Bus Observations - JUL > DEC 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 9241

Tasmanian Bus Observations - JUL > DEC 2019

Although not quite July, we'll get this thread started by announcing Tassielink Transit will be taking delivery of 2x Scania K320UB / Express early July. Word is Manions Coaches have also purchased a new Mercedes Benz O500LE / Express, similar/identical to ( O'Driscoll Coaches ' #22 delivered a few...
by Tas Bus Nut
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Discussion - Other States (NT & TAS)
Topic: Specs of the MET Scania N113s
Replies: 7
Views: 10404

Re: Specs of the MET Scania N113s

yoda knows for sure. I do know 194 had a Voith box, as I was only enquiring about it last week. Don't know what the Euro ratings are though.
by Tas Bus Nut
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Red Decker Co - kunanyi-Mt Wellington Explorer Bus
Replies: 2
Views: 8770

Red Decker Co - kunanyi-Mt Wellington Explorer Bus

kunanyi / Mt Wellington Explorer Bus - specially designed BCI Promo (Red Decker Co.#203)
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by Tas Bus Nut
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Launceston Motor Show 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 11736

Re: Launceston Motor Show 2019

werkhorse wrote:You'll have to remind me next year Neil... Would have loved to come along
Darren, it's normally on the week after the Devonport Motor Show, but YES, I shall remind you in 2020.
by Tas Bus Nut
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Launceston Motor Show 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 11736

Re: Launceston Motor Show 2019

How long have you guys had the Crawns Mercedes??? Hi Cordes Express :D Crawns donated the bus to the Society June 2018, however we only took delivery in January this year. This was it's first "official" outing with the Society. It has now been transferred to the south, had a clean-up and awaiting c...
by Tas Bus Nut
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Discussion - Other States (NT & TAS)
Topic: Skybus Hobart.
Replies: 5
Views: 11096

Re: Skybus Hobart.

To our Hobart friends. Has the Skybus Hobart services retained the patronage that Redline had ,considering the high standard of service provided and the hotel pick up/drop off service that covered nearly all of the city hotels?? I thought Skybus serving only 4 city pick up/drop offs was a backwards...
by Tas Bus Nut
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Tasmanian Selection
Replies: 0
Views: 7782

Tasmanian Selection

Selection of new (and old) taken around Hobart in recent months
Tasmanian Bus & Coach Society #13 - 1987 Mercedes Benz OH1316 / Ansair TAS VOVI (ex Crawn Motors)
Tasmanian Bus & Coach Society #13 - 1987 Mercedes Benz OH1316 / Ansair TAS VOVI (ex Crawn Motors)
Coal River Coaches - Scania K360 / IRIZAR i6 - Coal River Coaches' Glenorchy Depot
Coal River Coaches - Scania K360 / IRIZAR i6 - Coal River Coaches' Glenorchy Depot
Tasmanian Bus & Coach Society #38 - 1989 Scania K113CR / NCBC (ex Warrigal Charters Wollongong NSW)
Tasmanian Bus & Coach Society #38 - 1989 Scania K113CR / NCBC (ex Warrigal Charters Wollongong NSW)
Metro #825 - Bustech XDi integral - Opossum Bay Foreshore
Metro #825 - Bustech XDi integral - Opossum Bay Foreshore
Tasmanian Bus & Coach Society #706 - 1985 Volvo B10M / PMC Adelaide (ex MTT-Metro TAS)
Tasmanian Bus & Coach Society #706 - 1985 Volvo B10M / PMC Adelaide (ex MTT-Metro TAS)
O'Driscoll Coaches #22 - Mercedes Benz O500LE / Express - Lyell Hwy Granton
O'Driscoll Coaches #22 - Mercedes Benz O500LE / Express - Lyell Hwy Granton
Skybus Hobart #212 - M.A.N 19.320 / Custom CB80 - Campbell St Hobart CBD
Skybus Hobart #212 - M.A.N 19.320 / Custom CB80 - Campbell St Hobart CBD
O'Driscoll Coaches #43 - Mercedes Benz OH1830 / Volgren 'Endura' - Churchill Ave Sandy Bay
O'Driscoll Coaches #43 - Mercedes Benz OH1830 / Volgren 'Endura' - Churchill Ave Sandy Bay
Tasmanian Bus & Coach Society #32 - 1978 Volvo B58 / PMC (ex Wells Waggons)
Tasmanian Bus & Coach Society #32 - 1978 Volvo B58 / PMC (ex Wells Waggons)
O'Driscoll Coaches #25 BCI RoadCruiser2 + #20 MB OH1830 / Mills Tui - The Springs Mt Wellington Reserve
O'Driscoll Coaches #25 BCI RoadCruiser2 + #20 MB OH1830 / Mills Tui - The Springs Mt Wellington Reserve
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by Tas Bus Nut
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Launceston Motor Show 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 11736

Launceston Motor Show 2019

The Tasmanian Bus & Coach Society attended the 2019 Launceston Motor Show, displaying (3) vehicles this year, including the first showing of their latest acquisition, 1987 Mercedes Benz OH1316 / Ansair TAS (ex Crawn Motors / ex Metro 360). This year we were joined by Calow Coaches with their latest...

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