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Busabout group fleet changes

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These buses are the buses that are owned by busabout and are coming to region 15
Scania C93CR custom coaches "510" if reinstated to service
Scania K93CRB Nambucca m/o 440
Scania L113CRB Ansair "Orana" m/o 8663
Scania L113CRB Custom Coaches "510" m/o 7149, m/o 7155, m/o 9633
Volvo B7RLE Bustech m/o 1095, m/o 1445, m/o 1446, m/o 1449
Volvo B10B Custom Coaches "200" m/o 492, m/o 741
Volvo B10B Bustech m/o8484
Volvo B10M Mk III PMC m/o 1084
Volvo B10M Mk III Custom Coaches "Mk 88" m/o 1062, m/o 1078, m/o 8153, m/o 8154, m/o 8353
Volvo B10M Mk III Custom Coaches "300" m/o 5230
Volvo B10M Mk III Newnham "Mk 88" m/o 743, m/o 748
Volvo B10M Mk IV Custom Coaches "510" m/o 1016, m/o 1017
Volvo B10MSE Volgren "CR221" m/o 7369, m/o 7482, m/o 7501
Volvo B10MSE Bustech m/o 8488
Plus buses sourced from hakesbury vally buses and busabout wagga
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I spotted hakesbury vally buses ex dysons Volvo B10B m/o 5235 at campbelltown station with busabout signage already fitted
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Re: Busabout buses that are coming to macarthur region 15

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Wow, it definitely is going to be an interesting fleet! With all the fleet mixed with the current Busways modern buses, old Busabout buses and the new Busabout buses. Can't wait, as I am going to be in the thick of it on Monday!

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Re: Busabout buses that are coming to macarthur region 15

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The sourced buses that have been reported at busabout's smeaton grange depot
Busabout wagga ex reservoir bus service Volvo B10M "Newnham MK88" 7078 MO and 7080 MO
Hakesbury vally buses ex dysons Volvo B10B Volgren m/o 5235
Hakesbury vally buses Volvo B10MSE Volgren "CR221" m/o 4786 and m/o 7488
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Re: Busabout buses that are coming to macarthur region 15

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I think there is also 5 Volvo B12BLE/Bustech VST that could be going there as well because they were built before 2007

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Re: Busabout buses that are coming to macarthur region 15

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bh10 wrote:I think there is also 5 Volvo B12BLE/Bustech VST that could be going there as well because they were built before 2007
From what I have heard elsewhere Interline are supposedly keeping all the VSTs, including the aforementioned pre-2007 B12BLEs, but we'll just have to wait and see till Sunday happens.

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As Daniel posted in http://www.busaustralia.com/forum/viewt ... &start=250 all the VST's are staying with Interline in region 2.
In fact two of the older ones m/o 066 and 9078 have been reported as having had the Busabout signage removed.
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Re: Busabout buses that are coming to macarthur region 15

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I have moved this to the fleet list changes section and as such it is proably appropriate to have it as a separate thread. I might have a look to see if any posts from the other thread should be moved here.
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Re: Busabout buses that are coming to macarthur region 15

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busabout had expanded 7 new MAN VST, it's already started at bustech, 1st of 7 will be completion by the end of finance years.
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I saw one of the B10M with Volgren body in Busabout colours doing the 881 at Leumeah Station this morning - something different indeed.
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Someone told me that the two Ex west hoxton bustech Mercedes might be coming back up from wagga
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According to the Busabout (enthusiast) Facebook page, Busabout Region 15 have purchased 4 ex Brisbane Transport Volvo Metroliners. They have already been painted into TfNSW livery and accreditation applied. The poster (who is a bus driver at Busabout) was only able to identify three of them as: ex 527, 536 & 538. I presume they will replace the oldest vehicles in the fleet:
• Volvo B10B CC m/o 741
• Volvo B10M Mk III CC/Newnham 7078 MO, 7079 MO and 7080 MO.
The latter 4 buses are said to be used as parts donors.

On a side note, I have not seen m/o 8663 for a long time; this bus is also as old as the above vehicles and may have already been withdrawn? Hopefully someone can confirm this for me.

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EDIT**
According to the Busabout (enthusiast) Facebook page, Busabout Region 15 have purchased 4 ex Brisbane Transport Volvo Metroliners. They have already been painted into TfNSW livery and accreditation applied. The poster (who is a bus driver at Busabout) was only able to identify three of them as: ex 527, 536 & 538. I presume they will replace the oldest vehicles in the fleet:
• Volvo B10M Mk III CC/Newnham m/o 748, 7078 MO, 7079 MO and 7080 MO.
The latter 4 buses are said to be used as parts donors.

On a side note, I have not seen m/o 8663 for a long time; this bus is also as old as the above vehicles and may have already been withdrawn? Hopefully someone can confirm this for me.

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EDIT** Sorry, Volvo B10M Mk III m/o 748 is the oldest bus in the fleet, which is likely to be withdrawn before m/o 741.
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The fourth Busabout Volvo Metroliner has just been identified as ex. 528.

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The first metroliner is now in service:

m/o 5653 (Ex 538)

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Second metroliner is now in service

m/o 5671 (Ex 527)

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Third metroliner is now in service

m/o 5670 (Ex 536)

More news on the fourth one to come

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The fourth and last metroliner is also now in service

m/o 5678 (Ex 528)

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According to Facebook - m/o 8663 and 3 others are to be withdrawn, replaced by the metroliners.

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Just found out by the Busabout Facebook group that m/o 748 7079 MO 7080 MO and m/o 8663 are now withdrawan
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Just confirmed that m/o 8663, m/o 748, 7079 MO and 7080 MO were all withdrawn in the past weeks.

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All Busabout listings appear to have been removed from the Fleet list front page of links? Is this intentional?

The historical lists are still there, eg http://fleetlists.busaustralia.com/nsw.php?search=BUB

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Does anyone know if the MANs that Busabout are getting have arrived at Busabout yet or are they still at Bustech and have they got white LED destination borads
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