• Advertisement

PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Perth / Western Australia Transport Discussion

Moderators: perthbus, Mr OC Benz

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Squiddy » Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:41 am

sylar wrote:Is the list below of Artics operated by Swan any where near the mark ? or am I way off.... hard to keep track of these days.
Karrinyup: 3003, 3004, 3009, 3013, 3014 (regular 950s)
Shenton Park: 3023, 3049, 3070, 3079, 3100, 3101, 3102 (regular 950s)
Southern River: 3007
Midvale: 3019, 3020, 3021, 3022, 3082, 3085
Canning Vale: 3026, 3052, 3055, 3058, 3061, 3064, 3067, 3076
Beckenham: 3034, 3037, 3040, 3043, 3046


Pasha is correct, also I believe 3023 is at Karrinyup
Currently working on my bus photography site where I'm aiming to photograph every Transperth bus in Perth - have (almost) everything!

Check out https://squiddysbuses.com/ !!! :D
User avatar
Squiddy
 
Posts: 200
Joined: Fri May 05, 2017 3:20 am
Location: Perth
Has thanked: 54 times
Been thanked: 67 times
Favourite Vehicle: Anything with new bus smell!!

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby the c man » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:15 pm

Squiddy wrote:
sylar wrote:Is the list below of Artics operated by Swan any where near the mark ? or am I way off.... hard to keep track of these days.
Karrinyup: 3003, 3004, 3009, 3013, 3014 (regular 950s)
Shenton Park: 3023, 3049, 3070, 3079, 3100, 3101, 3102 (regular 950s)
Southern River: 3007
Midvale: 3019, 3020, 3021, 3022, 3082, 3085
Canning Vale: 3026, 3052, 3055, 3058, 3061, 3064, 3067, 3076
Beckenham: 3034, 3037, 3040, 3043, 3046


Pasha is correct, also I believe 3023 is at Karrinyup


3019 is not part of midvale artics list. 3020,3021,3022,3082&3085 are MV's artics
the c man
 
Posts: 422
Joined: Wed Mar 06, 2013 3:03 pm
Has thanked: 5 times
Been thanked: 56 times

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby pasha241 » Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:44 am

Some unusual obs on School holidays - 1684 on Full 220. Saw it today at Albany Hwy, Vic Park. I was shock hahahahaha
list of my photo taken you can be found at https://busenthusiastic.wordpress.com/
my youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTCdKn ... OUqcedvUdg
pasha241
 
Posts: 169
Joined: Sat Sep 07, 2013 6:47 pm
Has thanked: 9 times
Been thanked: 15 times

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Bus-1809 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:07 pm

I have a feeling that 3034 is at Canning Vale at the moment. Seen it a couple of times, heading back to CV Depot.
If it's not a ZF, take it back!

Holder of W.A's largest transport sound recording collection. Over 1,200 recordings of vehicles and constantly expanding for the enjoyment of future generations.
User avatar
Bus-1809
 
Posts: 2919
Joined: Wed Mar 08, 2006 3:40 pm
Has thanked: 52 times
Been thanked: 346 times
Favourite Vehicle: As long as it's not a B7...

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Squiddy » Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:52 pm

2823 delivered to Canning, not sure if it is in service yet. I think 2825 has been delivered too but I'm not sure where it ended up. 2824 and 26-29 are in Welshpool in various stages of readyness so we should see them out in the coming weeks too.

2939 delivered to Joondalup but wasn't in service as of yesterday

*Also, it would appear that RCCTS4 is heading for refurb too
Last edited by Squiddy on Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:20 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Currently working on my bus photography site where I'm aiming to photograph every Transperth bus in Perth - have (almost) everything!

Check out https://squiddysbuses.com/ !!! :D
User avatar
Squiddy
 
Posts: 200
Joined: Fri May 05, 2017 3:20 am
Location: Perth
Has thanked: 54 times
Been thanked: 67 times
Favourite Vehicle: Anything with new bus smell!!

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Pinza » Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:39 pm

Seems a reshuffle in port hedland has occurred not sure what has replaced them but ex fortescue 2204 was seen on a Dampier service in Karratha earlier this week and I’ve just seen 2200 on a 910 in Adelaide terrace!

1719 still around. On a 960 this morning
Pinza
 
Posts: 72
Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:24 pm
Has thanked: 35 times
Been thanked: 20 times

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Off The Rails » Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:42 pm

Well, 2200 would be normal. It's a CNG OC, not a diesel.

Cheers! :wink:
Part of a 8 person trek to Mongolia, during July 2016.
Officially the last person to tag off the 381 - 20/5/16.
User avatar
Off The Rails
 
Posts: 1041
Joined: Tue Dec 13, 2011 7:47 pm
Location: No where near the Gutta
Has thanked: 215 times
Been thanked: 210 times
Favourite Vehicle: Anything with an engine brake

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Squiddy » Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:32 pm

Pinza wrote:Seems a reshuffle in port hedland has occurred not sure what has replaced them but ex fortescue 2204 was seen on a Dampier service in Karratha earlier this week and I’ve just seen 2200 on a 910 in Adelaide terrace!

1719 still around. On a 960 this morning


Additionally, expect to see 1719-21 sticking around for the next few months, at least.
Currently working on my bus photography site where I'm aiming to photograph every Transperth bus in Perth - have (almost) everything!

Check out https://squiddysbuses.com/ !!! :D
User avatar
Squiddy
 
Posts: 200
Joined: Fri May 05, 2017 3:20 am
Location: Perth
Has thanked: 54 times
Been thanked: 67 times
Favourite Vehicle: Anything with new bus smell!!

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Merc1107 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:03 pm

Off The Rails wrote:Well, 2200 would be normal. It's a CNG OC, not a diesel.
Completely normal. I believe 2200 has mostly spent its days at Freo but could be wrong. I think the "odd" fleet number is just how things panned out, much like the succession in fleet numbers for each operator with the B7s.
Merc1107
 
Posts: 453
Joined: Sat Jul 07, 2012 6:38 pm
Location: Perth
Has thanked: 130 times
Been thanked: 121 times
Favourite Vehicle: High Floor Buses

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Pinza » Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:14 pm

2200 aside there seems to be a bit of regional movement anyway so does anyone know what’s moving or moved?
The.perthbus website seems to have gone from excellent updates and photos to virtually useless
Pinza
 
Posts: 72
Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:24 pm
Has thanked: 35 times
Been thanked: 20 times

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Squiddy » Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:29 am

Pinza wrote:2200 aside there seems to be a bit of regional movement anyway so does anyone know what’s moving or moved?
The.perthbus website seems to have gone from excellent updates and photos to virtually useless


B7s 1483-91 have gone to Bunbury, not sure how many more are going down

OCs are leaving Bunbury, I know 1465, 2099, 2100 and 2110 have left Bunbury (that I know of, probably more have gone too) and are bound for Geraldton. I think they're replacing all of the NHs up there, which will likely be withdrawn as most of them are pushing 20 years old. There's a fair chance their 1200s will move elsewhere but that's just speculation at this point.

Bunbury is also sending NHs to Busselton, 1586 has gone down last I checked with more 'on the way'.

That's all I know
Currently working on my bus photography site where I'm aiming to photograph every Transperth bus in Perth - have (almost) everything!

Check out https://squiddysbuses.com/ !!! :D
User avatar
Squiddy
 
Posts: 200
Joined: Fri May 05, 2017 3:20 am
Location: Perth
Has thanked: 54 times
Been thanked: 67 times
Favourite Vehicle: Anything with new bus smell!!

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Off The Rails » Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:41 pm

1374 seen refurbished yesterday at EQBS.

Cheers! :wink:
Part of a 8 person trek to Mongolia, during July 2016.
Officially the last person to tag off the 381 - 20/5/16.
User avatar
Off The Rails
 
Posts: 1041
Joined: Tue Dec 13, 2011 7:47 pm
Location: No where near the Gutta
Has thanked: 215 times
Been thanked: 210 times
Favourite Vehicle: Anything with an engine brake

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Zidanehartono » Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:00 am

B-Series 77 made its appearance again on the Armadale Line today since September 2018.
The one who catches the Perth Stadium bus like an illegal immigrant by only to gunzel for buses & trains and/or to go anywhere else.

TP3085 always operates the first 654 trip to Perth Stadium.
User avatar
Zidanehartono
 
Posts: 232
Joined: Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:48 pm
Location: STW9 HQ (Nine Perth Studio)
Has thanked: 12 times
Been thanked: 10 times
Favourite Vehicle: Custom CB80

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Squiddy » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:27 pm

2825 went out on its first day in service today, out of CV depot. 2823 is there too but haven't seen it yet.
Currently working on my bus photography site where I'm aiming to photograph every Transperth bus in Perth - have (almost) everything!

Check out https://squiddysbuses.com/ !!! :D
User avatar
Squiddy
 
Posts: 200
Joined: Fri May 05, 2017 3:20 am
Location: Perth
Has thanked: 54 times
Been thanked: 67 times
Favourite Vehicle: Anything with new bus smell!!

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Zidanehartono » Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:01 pm

Squiddy wrote:2823 is there too but haven't seen it yet.


I have seen 2823 in Cannington while i was on 3029 doing 34F.

And BTW, TP3001 was seen with a different and blue AOA featuring Lewis Hamilton instead of the HBF one.
The one who catches the Perth Stadium bus like an illegal immigrant by only to gunzel for buses & trains and/or to go anywhere else.

TP3085 always operates the first 654 trip to Perth Stadium.
User avatar
Zidanehartono
 
Posts: 232
Joined: Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:48 pm
Location: STW9 HQ (Nine Perth Studio)
Has thanked: 12 times
Been thanked: 10 times
Favourite Vehicle: Custom CB80

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Squiddy » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:44 pm

Zidanehartono wrote:
Squiddy wrote:2823 is there too but haven't seen it yet.


I have seen 2823 in Cannington while i was on 3029 doing 34F.

And BTW, TP3001 was seen with a different and blue AOA featuring Lewis Hamilton instead of the HBF one.


Ah yes, I figured it was in service when I saw 2825 out, but Canning Vale buses are notoriously difficult to track down since they cover such a wide area. It eluded me last week, hopefully I'll have better luck this week!

3001 got that AOA at the start of March. 2074 (Uber Eats), 2678 (Green Tyre Project), 2318 (Athena Home loans) and 2579 (HBF) are recent AOA changes/new AOA buses that haven't been reported here I don't think
Currently working on my bus photography site where I'm aiming to photograph every Transperth bus in Perth - have (almost) everything!

Check out https://squiddysbuses.com/ !!! :D
User avatar
Squiddy
 
Posts: 200
Joined: Fri May 05, 2017 3:20 am
Location: Perth
Has thanked: 54 times
Been thanked: 67 times
Favourite Vehicle: Anything with new bus smell!!

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Off The Rails » Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:29 pm

3001's ad isn't for Lewis Hamilton, it's for Tommy Hilfiger.

Cheers! :wink:
Part of a 8 person trek to Mongolia, during July 2016.
Officially the last person to tag off the 381 - 20/5/16.
User avatar
Off The Rails
 
Posts: 1041
Joined: Tue Dec 13, 2011 7:47 pm
Location: No where near the Gutta
Has thanked: 215 times
Been thanked: 210 times
Favourite Vehicle: Anything with an engine brake

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Zidanehartono » Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:16 pm

Off The Rails wrote:3001's ad isn't for Lewis Hamilton, it's for Tommy Hilfiger.


Yes that's the one but that's the only distinctive thing i can only remember though, shame i didn't get on as i was on my way to attend Friday prayer at Mirrabrooka Mosque.

So could this be one of the two bendies that advertise fashion, being TP3006 having H&M wrapped?

Canning Vale buses are notoriously difficult to track down since they cover such a wide area.


I agree on that too especially when finding TP1542/43 or the white destos.
The one who catches the Perth Stadium bus like an illegal immigrant by only to gunzel for buses & trains and/or to go anywhere else.

TP3085 always operates the first 654 trip to Perth Stadium.
User avatar
Zidanehartono
 
Posts: 232
Joined: Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:48 pm
Location: STW9 HQ (Nine Perth Studio)
Has thanked: 12 times
Been thanked: 10 times
Favourite Vehicle: Custom CB80

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby TP1462 » Wed May 01, 2019 8:44 pm

I wasn’t sure if this was worth starting a new post but the Australind is now cancelled “indefinitely” all rail services will be replaced by coaches until further notice

https://www.transwa.wa.gov.au/Home/Plan ... uption-111


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
User avatar
TP1462
 
Posts: 882
Joined: Sun Aug 07, 2011 3:43 pm
Has thanked: 361 times
Been thanked: 165 times
Favourite Vehicle: B7RLE, OC500LE, 0305, B10M.

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Zidanehartono » Wed May 01, 2019 9:30 pm

TP1462 wrote:the Australind is now cancelled “indefinitely” all rail services will be replaced by coaches until further notice


No one (Besides me) was aware that the Australind Railcars also went for a major maintenance between February and April this year but i think this one might arise from that.
The one who catches the Perth Stadium bus like an illegal immigrant by only to gunzel for buses & trains and/or to go anywhere else.

TP3085 always operates the first 654 trip to Perth Stadium.
User avatar
Zidanehartono
 
Posts: 232
Joined: Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:48 pm
Location: STW9 HQ (Nine Perth Studio)
Has thanked: 12 times
Been thanked: 10 times
Favourite Vehicle: Custom CB80

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Merc1107 » Thu May 02, 2019 1:12 am

TP1462 wrote:I wasn’t sure if this was worth starting a new post but the Australind is now cancelled “indefinitely” all rail services will be replaced by coaches until further notice

https://www.transwa.wa.gov.au/Home/Plan ... uption-111


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Very unfortunate for those who make use of the service.

Hoping (but not holding my breath, the regions barely get a glance from politicians) the replacement program includes provision for service expansion and future upgrades to the line. Faster railcars and a more useable service would go a long way to boosting usage of the line by residents and tourists (especially if more tourist facilities or connections were available at the Bunbury end). Being able to turn up without a booking and use your SmartRider would be great, too.
Merc1107
 
Posts: 453
Joined: Sat Jul 07, 2012 6:38 pm
Location: Perth
Has thanked: 130 times
Been thanked: 121 times
Favourite Vehicle: High Floor Buses

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Zidanehartono » Fri May 03, 2019 3:11 pm

B-Series 116 is seen on the Armadale Line this Friday.
The one who catches the Perth Stadium bus like an illegal immigrant by only to gunzel for buses & trains and/or to go anywhere else.

TP3085 always operates the first 654 trip to Perth Stadium.
User avatar
Zidanehartono
 
Posts: 232
Joined: Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:48 pm
Location: STW9 HQ (Nine Perth Studio)
Has thanked: 12 times
Been thanked: 10 times
Favourite Vehicle: Custom CB80

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby ozi_mister_d » Fri May 03, 2019 9:30 pm

Canning Vale buses are notoriously difficult to track down since they cover such a wide area.


I agree on that too especially when finding TP1542/43 or the white destos.[/quote]

I saw 1542 Tuesday or Wednesday on Albany Hwy (driving past my workplace near Kent St), so either doing 177/78/79 or 220
Michael
TP-1120 was the last bus I drove for Metrobus, Saturday 27th June 1998.
User avatar
ozi_mister_d
 
Posts: 87
Joined: Thu Dec 17, 2009 6:04 pm
Has thanked: 78 times
Been thanked: 12 times
Favourite Vehicle: Mercedes Benz O305 UQB-171

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby Zidanehartono » Fri May 03, 2019 9:47 pm

ozi_mister_d wrote:
I saw 1542 Tuesday or Wednesday on Albany Hwy (driving past my workplace near Kent St), so either doing 177/78/79 or 220


And seems like TP1542/43 are seen operating either the 7:00AM 930T or 7:51AM 206T everyday this week.
The one who catches the Perth Stadium bus like an illegal immigrant by only to gunzel for buses & trains and/or to go anywhere else.

TP3085 always operates the first 654 trip to Perth Stadium.
User avatar
Zidanehartono
 
Posts: 232
Joined: Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:48 pm
Location: STW9 HQ (Nine Perth Studio)
Has thanked: 12 times
Been thanked: 10 times
Favourite Vehicle: Custom CB80

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2019

Postby pasha241 » Sat May 04, 2019 1:06 am

ozi_mister_d wrote:I saw 1542 Tuesday or Wednesday on Albany Hwy (driving past my workplace near Kent St), so either doing 177/78/79 or 220


I dont think doing 220 because these route now run by FULL SOUTHERN RIVER SHIFT. however, if that happen in the morning or peak afternoon maybe yes

Zidanehartono wrote:And seems like TP1542/43 are seen operating either the 7:00AM 930T or 7:51AM 206T everyday this week.


what i can see based on my experience either TP1542/43 always at 4.30pm around albany either doing 100 or 930
list of my photo taken you can be found at https://busenthusiastic.wordpress.com/
my youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTCdKn ... OUqcedvUdg
pasha241
 
Posts: 169
Joined: Sat Sep 07, 2013 6:47 pm
Has thanked: 9 times
Been thanked: 15 times

PreviousNext


  • Advertisement

Return to Discussion - Perth / WA

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests