Merc O500LE - 1353

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Merc O500LE - 1353

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I had the pleasure of driving 1353 recently, a much better bus all round than the K230UB Scania's. I didn't get much of a chance to take many pics though :roll:

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At the 296 Terminus at St Marys.

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Front view.

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Rear view.

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Interior.

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Nice pics,

Im yet to travel on one of these yet but oneday ill get the chance i assume :)
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Nice pics, I have travelled only once on this bus and can say that I enjoyed the experience.
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if this 0500le is is anything like the ones in qld (bustech bodied) they will be quite good but these are going on 4 years old. hopefully when i come down next i will get to ride on one.

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Is that a 1st for Adelaide, with LED lights, aswell as school lights(?) up the front? Or is this bus ex-stock?

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Uhhh... Those lights on the front are called indicators...

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Sorry for that Jack, Its just that in NSW, the lights on the front bumber are the indicators, and the lights in desto area are the school lights. sorry for my mistake.

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Awesome pics Halfie! Good grab there to be able to get a drive of one of these beasts!
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C130 wrote:Sorry for that Jack, Its just that in NSW, the lights on the front bumber are the indicators, and the lights in desto area are the school lights. sorry for my mistake.
Metro buses in Adelaide don't have school lights...
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howlerbus wrote:
C130 wrote:Sorry for that Jack, Its just that in NSW, the lights on the front bumber are the indicators, and the lights in desto area are the school lights. sorry for my mistake.
Metro buses in Adelaide don't have school lights...
Thats where ur kinda wrong...... the Ex Harris Park Mercs have school lights... But you are correct on the other part. :)
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Ah I forgot about them. I dont see those Mercs around that much anymore...
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C130 wrote:Is that a 1st for Adelaide, with LED lights, aswell as school lights(?) up the front? Or is this bus ex-stock?
All L94UBs, K310s and K230s have LED destos as well.

Nice shots btw.

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Norman wrote:
C130 wrote:Is that a 1st for Adelaide, with LED lights, aswell as school lights(?) up the front? Or is this bus ex-stock?
All L94UBs, K310s and K230s have LED destos as well.

Nice shots btw.
If we're going to go into LED destos, let's not forget NL202 No. 2220 :lol:

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And to be nitpicky... L94UB's 1200 and 1319 don't have LED desto's... Nor do the Volgren bodied L94UB's.

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And LED tauil lights is not a first for Adelaide. There's at least 3 buses that do.

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