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Letters meanings in the seat codes?

Postby Newcastle Flyer » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:04 pm

What do the letters in the letter codes of the buses in the fleet lists mean? (And no I can't find any key to them)

EG: B53FW.

53 would mean the number of seats, but the B, F & W?
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Re: Letters meanings in the seat codes?

Postby Bus Suggestions » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:23 pm

Newcastle Flyer wrote:What do the letters in the letter codes of the buses in the fleet lists mean? (And no I can't find any key to them)

EG: B53FW.

53 would mean the number of seats, but the B, F & W?

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Re: Letters meanings in the seat codes?

Postby tonyp » Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:21 am

It's on the first page of Fleetlists under "other useful links":

http://fleetlists.busaustralia.com/
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Re: Letters meanings in the seat codes?

Postby boronia » Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:42 pm

No code for "front and centre doors with toilet", but guess would be DT?
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Re: Letters meanings in the seat codes?

Postby 1whoknows » Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:57 am

Correct - many tour coaches are now (for example) C50DT.

The same codes in fleet lists are used in Australian Bus Panorama, Australian Bus and other enthusiast publications and have been for many years.

They are (mostly) based on those originally developed by the PSV Circle in the UK.
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