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Thanks for these answers guys, as I said I’m relatively new to Perth and this goes a long way to explain why it is so difficult keeping track of bus allocations/disposals here.
In NZ they have a superb website ‘FYI.govt’ where anyone can access information about govt assets. Locomotive disposal/rebuilds, bus purchases etc under the freedom of information. This would be very handy over here!

1340,1545,1539and 1540 all sen at the busport on the 950 today (amongst others)

Also lots of driver training going on with at least 6 different buses seen used today.

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1943 back from refurb just saw it at Rocko

Edit: 1942 is back as well
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Squiddy wrote:Sorry for double posting today (didn't realise until I was sorting my photos today) but 1657 is back in the default Transperth livery after having AOA for the last three years. Not sure if the change is permanent or it's just awaiting new livery
Today I saw AOA bus 2426 back in it's Transperth livery as well, the black stripping for the AOA bordering was still applied so it must be getting a new AOA soonish.

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sylar wrote: Today I saw AOA bus 2426 back in it's Transperth livery as well, the black stripping for the AOA bordering was still applied so it must be getting a new AOA soonish.
Must be new-AOA season as today I also saw 2297 in brand new AOA for Alinta Energy

1683 also has new AOA for 'Explore Indonesia' and is covered in pictures of palm trees and beautiful beaches
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For those of you asking about fleet movements the perthbus.info admins have done a massive data update this weekend in relation to disposals, withdrawn & storage but don't get your hopes up about depot locations as these remain out of date. The link below shows a summary of all the changes made. Thanks to the admins for this big update.

http://www.perthbus.info/prequery.php?q ... 707&ccid=0

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sylar wrote:For those of you asking about fleet movements the perthbus.info admins have done a massive data update this weekend in relation to disposals, withdrawn & storage but don't get your hopes up about depot locations as these remain out of date. The link below shows a summary of all the changes made. Thanks to the admins for this big update.

http://www.perthbus.info/prequery.php?q ... 707&ccid=0
As proof that the admins can never quite keep on top of the fleet movements, even some of the updates shown here are out of date =P

1524 and 1525 are listed as withdrawn & stored but I've seen them around Curtin Uni and Murdoch up until last week so they're currently alive and kicking (at Canning Vale I assume)
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Ah, you'd be wrong my dear lads. They're taking residence at Southern River.

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Off The Rails wrote:Ah, you'd be wrong my dear lads. They're taking residence at Southern River.

Cheers! :wink:

Canning Vale, Beckenham, Southern River... Why must Swan have so many depots so close to each other >=(

Edit completely forgot about Gosnells too
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1524, 1525, 1528 & 1529 are at Gosnells to boost fleet numbers while their 15xx and 16xx OC's are refurbed.

Speaking of... Bella (1646) and 1647 are both back, so assuming that probably 1648, Sofia (1649) and maybe 1650 are away at the moment.
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Squiddy wrote:
sylar wrote:For those of you asking about fleet movements the perthbus.info admins have done a massive data update this weekend in relation to disposals, withdrawn & storage but don't get your hopes up about depot locations as these remain out of date. The link below shows a summary of all the changes made. Thanks to the admins for this big update.

http://www.perthbus.info/prequery.php?q ... 707&ccid=0
As proof that the admins can never quite keep on top of the fleet movements, even some of the updates shown here are out of date =P

1524 and 1525 are listed as withdrawn & stored but I've seen them around Curtin Uni and Murdoch up until last week so they're currently alive and kicking (at Canning Vale I assume)
Does anyone know why when I look at the fleetlist from my mobile phone I can see photo updates but not the fleet updates as mentioned above?
I’m fairly sure it used to be on the website but seems to have dissapeared

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Pinza wrote:
Does anyone know why when I look at the fleetlist from my mobile phone I can see photo updates but not the fleet updates as mentioned above?
I’m fairly sure it used to be on the website but seems to have dissapeared
Have absolutely no idea, the link's been gone for quite some time now (like a year or so). Hence I'm eternally grateful to Sir Sylar for providing it ;)

Also they appear to have removed the 'Depot' listing off the database as well
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Spent a few hours in the North today, some observations:

- 1170 and 1171 are still in service at Joondalup despite being listed as withdrawn on the fleet list

- 1740 has new AOA for Alinta Energy (Same livery as 2297 except blue instead of orange)

- 2426 still doesn't have AOA but does still have the black marker tape applied
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1319,1527 and 1723 all around the back of Welshpool depot. 1153 and 1154 still at Rocky.

1719 also seen on a 39 last end of last week and I note that 1705 was only withdrawn on 30 April this year so my seeing it at Belmont a week later is not that surprising. What does seem suprising is the speed that it’s sisters were sent to Manheims- 1701-1703 were only withdrawn in March and they’re there already!!

1170 seems to be having an interesting last few months as i saw it at Mandurah a few times earlier this year.

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2800 is in service! Saw it today in Claremont, then got a ride into the city. It has ~1900km on it so looks like it's been out for two weeks or so
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1502 transbussleton is currently in midvale depot

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There's about 8 NH's on the back fence at WP.

Can Off the Rails confirm if the 250 that leaves Armadale Station around 07:10 is done every day by 3007, or is it an odd working?

1719 and 1720 are in service at WP/KL and 1721 is in service at Malaga.
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Bus-1809 wrote:There's about 8 NH's on the back fence at WP.

Can Off the Rails confirm if the 250 that leaves Armadale Station around 07:10 is done every day by 3007, or is it an odd working?

1719 and 1720 are in service at WP/KL and 1721 is in service at Malaga.
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Not the 0713. That's an OC.
3007 (or 3026 on the odd occasion) in the morning does the 0626 245F, 0700 250F, 0728 250F (passed it this morning) and 0753 254F.

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1880 has now been refurbished

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2318 has new aoa.
3100 was at Volvo factory...looks like delivery to Swan sometime next week. 3100,3101,3102 are Swan transit last b8 artics

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2691 & 2692 delivered to Joondalup
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2074 sighted at Stirling yesterday evening with an Optus AOA. Don't recall seeing that mentioned recently.

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the c man wrote:2318 has new aoa.
3100 was at Volvo factory...looks like delivery to Swan sometime next week. 3100,3101,3102 are Swan transit last b8 artics
Any idea where these last artics will be delivered?
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2693 delivered to joondalup. I got a ride on it and theres 406km on the odo so its been out for two days!
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1720 on a 286 and 1525 on a 930 at Victoria park yestterday

1808 still at Mandurah, 1153 and 1154 still at Rockingham

Also a very shiny and smart 1097 very proudly sporting a 'Preserved Bus' in its destination box seen today at Baldivis. Kudos to the owner

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