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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:18 pm

235 is now off the roads for months due of the crash and left front damaged, its only a few months old since delivered.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby AirBusTrain » Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:00 am

5757 has been registered on the 20th of March 19.
5533 has been withdrawn from service.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Mon May 06, 2019 3:04 pm

latest XDi is now sunbus Marcoola/Caloundra as XQ37EF and has been delivered, missed a fleet number, vin is 6K9XLGH23KB039056 body no 19/018. body date 4/19.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Tue May 14, 2019 1:29 pm

498 is now off the road for a month due to engine issues.

235 is back on road since accident, it had a black front before now green!.

The more of new XDi will be out by the end of May.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby Isaac.Costanzo_ » Fri May 24, 2019 9:45 pm

867 now in full Translink Livery, including green front!
815 in TransLink Livery, black front.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Wed May 29, 2019 9:29 pm

The New 3 Surfside XDi Cummins ISB Euro 6 as

240 is XQ58GB Body no 19/090 date: 5/19,
242 is XQ57GB body no 19/091 date 5/19
243 is XQ56GB body no 19/092 date 5/19.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby Isaac.Costanzo_ » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:51 am

New Green Fronts confirmed for Bustech XDis:

214 - New Green Front
235 - New Green Front
302 - Green Front, replaced with new TransLink Livery from the old Surfside Yellow Livery.
311 - New Green Front
313 - New Green Front
365 - New Green Front
446 - New Green Front
454 - New Green Front, replaced with new TransLink Livery from the old Surfside Yellow Livery.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby Isaac.Costanzo_ » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:54 am

Some Original Ernest Units I've noticed over the past couple of years have been transferred to Tweed Heads, not too sure why;

All of the following are now based at Tweed Heads Depot, ex. Ernest Depot;


305 - Bustech XDi - CAT C7
306 - Bustech XDi - CAT C7
307 - Bustech XDi - CAT C7
308 - Bustech XDi - CAT C7
335 - Bustech XDi - Cummins ISL
336 - Bustech XDi - Cummins ISL
363 - Bustech XDi - Cummins ISL
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby Isaac.Costanzo_ » Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:06 pm

New Green Fronts & TransLink Liveries have been reported on the following Surfside Units recently;

214 - Bustech CDi (Cummins ISL) - New Green Front
235 - Bustech XDi (Cummins ISL) - New Green Front, repainted after accident repairs
237 - Bustech XDi (Cummins ISL) - New Green Front
238 - Bustech XDi (Cummins ISL) - New Green Front
239 - Bustech XDi (Cummins ISL) - New Green Front
241 - Bustech XDi (Cummins ISL) - New Green Front
302 - Bustech XDi (CAT C7) - New Green Front & TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
311 - Bustech XDi (CAT C7) - New Green Front
313 - Bustech XDi (CAT C7) - New Green Front
365 - Bustech XDi (Cummins ISL) - New Green Front
400 - Volvo B8RLE (Bustech VST) - New Green Front
454 - Volvo B7RLE (Bustech VST) - New Green Front & TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
446 - Bustech XDi (CAT C7) - New Green Front
473 - Bustech XDi (CAT C7) - New Green Front
599 - Mercedes Benz 0405NH - New TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
800 - Mercedes Benz 0405NH (Bustech) - New TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
814 - Mercedes Benz 0405NH (Bustech) - New TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
815 - Mercedes Benz 0405NH (Bustech) - New TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
821 - Mercedes Benz 0405NH (Bustech) - New TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
827 - Mercedes Benz 0405NH (Bustech) - New TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
854 - Mercedes Benz 0405NH (Bustech) - New TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
867 - Mercedes Benz 0405NH (Bustech) - New Green Front & New TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
872 - Mercedes Benz 0405NH (Bustech) - New TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
888 - Mercedes Benz 0405NH (Bustech) - New TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
899 - Mercedes Benz 0405NH (Bustech) - New TransLink Livery, replaced the old yellow Surfside Livery
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby AirBusTrain » Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:58 pm

Isaac.Costanzo_ wrote:867 now in full Translink Livery, including green front!

Wasnt that the Merc in yellow?
Edit: never mind, just read your latest reply lol.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:04 pm

2 more of the new Surfside Bustech XDi ISB e6.

244 Rego XQ82GT body no 19/039 date 6/19
245 Rego XQ81GT body no 19/040 date 6/19

also New Bustech SDi for Sunbus Magnetic Island coming up very soon.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:00 pm

update... Sunbus Magnetic Island SDi 's fleet no 3170 also not yet rego.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:22 pm

246 Registered XQ84GT body no 19/041 date 6/19.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:22 pm

3170 Sunbus Magnetic Island SDi registered XQ91GT body no 19/052 date 6/19.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby Isaac.Costanzo_ » Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:49 pm

Engine failure on 822 had occurred this morning which was an engine overheat and eventually forced the bus to break down at a bus stop in Miami. 822 was currently doing a Route 756 to West Burleigh, on a Friday Tweed Shift. It was sitting at the bus stop in Miami for nearly 40 minutes, with passengers onboard. Ernest Bus 345 replaced 822, continuing its Tweed shift for the rest of the day. Passengers travelling further south were transferred to 345 and the unit continued running the 756 to West Burleigh nearly an hour late due to that hold up. 822 was towed back to Tweed, and will now go under maintenance to fix the problem, wouldn't be surprised if it comes back with a new full green TransLink livery.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:17 pm

498's engine had been replaced to Cummins ISC
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby Isaac.Costanzo_ » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:51 am

822 is back in service. Engine has been fixed.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:25 pm

XQ14EL now sunbus townsville as 3630
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:39 pm

More new XDi and SDi for Surfside coming up by the mid of October.

498 is back on road since engine replacement to ISC, 615 withdrawn and De Reg.

some of CDi got a new AOA.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:22 pm

Sunbus 3170 now at Magnetic island since delayed due of the chairs had changed.
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Re: Transit Australia Group Fleet Changes (Surfside/Sunbus)

Postby superbossgc » Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:49 pm

247 Registered XQ88IW Vin: 6K9XBGH23KB039078 Body no 19/045 date: 11/19
248 Registered XQ93IW Vin 6K9XBGH23KB039079 Body no 19/046 date: 11/19

also More XDi nearly gets rego, Also New SDi with a new Engine Cummins ISB Euro 6 for NSW school service as 283 also 2 more soon.
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