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by ABS
Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020
Replies: 249
Views: 38081

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020

Off The Rails was on the money. Looks like QOCS preserved vehicles 185, 498, 722 and 827. The fleet number for 185 is visible on the roof. The other vehicles are identifiable by the position of the roof hatches and the distinctive tapered rear end. This is purely from aerial photography and looking ...
by ABS
Wed Sep 02, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020
Replies: 249
Views: 38081

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020

Spot on. Looks like preserved heritage buses.

Transport for Brisbane do not do rail replacement services.
by ABS
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020
Replies: 249
Views: 38081

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020

Does anyone know what the older buses stored at Sherwood depot are? They look like preserved high floor buses from aerial photography and have been there for about 3 years.
by ABS
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Surfside Buslines
Replies: 15
Views: 1869

Re: Surfside Buslines

268 is out and about today.
by ABS
Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020
Replies: 249
Views: 38081

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020

As of late July it looks like at least up to 1663 are at Eagle Farm and about half were in a blue livery.
by ABS
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Surfside Buslines
Replies: 15
Views: 1869

Re: Surfside Buslines

901 is in Surfside livery so obviously intended for Tweed services. Single door is fine for regional services.
by ABS
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020
Replies: 249
Views: 38081

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020

Different manufacturer. The earlier units are manufactured by Mobitec and the later one are Thoreb.
by ABS
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Rail & Private Operator Observations 2019/2020
Replies: 56
Views: 18719

Re: Rail & Private Operator Observations 2019/2020

Spotted Surfside 261 and 262 heading eastbound on Southport Nerang Road this afternoon displaying Tweed Heads 700 on the desto.

As per usual new deliveries are already added to the Kinetic Group Queensland updates.
by ABS
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020
Replies: 249
Views: 38081

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020

When the Blue Glider is converted to bendy buses the rigid buses will go back to Toowong.
by ABS
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:43 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Replacing alphabetical prefixes
Replies: 25
Views: 6292

Re: Replacing alphabetical prefixes

jibb wrote:What do you suggest?
Keeping it simple. Using alphanumerics in a system with about 200 routes is nonsensical.
by ABS
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020
Replies: 249
Views: 38081

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020

That was the big change. Blue Glider moving to Eagle Farm in preparation for running bendy buses.
by ABS
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020
Replies: 249
Views: 38081

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2020

There will be changes in the next few weeks where at least one significant route will change depot.
by ABS
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Rail & Private Operator Observations 2019/2020
Replies: 56
Views: 18719

Re: Rail & Private Operator Observations 2019

Logan City Bus Service 12 has hopper windows.
by ABS
Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Rail & Private Operator Observations 2019/2020
Replies: 56
Views: 18719

Re: Rail & Private Operator Observations 2019

I was on Surfside Buslines 375 this afternoon doing a Tweed 600. Is this the only Bustech body with hopper windows?
by ABS
Thu Dec 26, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Replacing alphabetical prefixes
Replies: 25
Views: 6292

Replacing alphabetical prefixes

I was having a think about how the alphanumeric prefixes could be removed from the Adelaide network. I came us with suggested renumbering without redesigning routes. OBahn group - C1 Golden Grove to City renumbered to 555 - C2 Greenwith to City renumbered to 550 Goodwood Road group - G10 Marion to B...
by ABS
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 63448

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019

The age limit was not changed. Deliveries are ahead of the age curve.
by ABS
Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: CBD & South East Light Rail
Replies: 5400
Views: 831591

Re: New bus network arising from CSELR (L2/L3) opening

How the f*** does a tram from Randwick take 45 minutes when the 373 takes 21 minutes off peak and 28 minutes in peak?
by ABS
Sun Dec 15, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 63448

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019

Looking at aerial photography Eagle Farm depot has been dumping ground for gas buses for a long time.
by ABS
Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 63448

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019

2879 is out now too.
by ABS
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 63448

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019

2878 was in revenue service today.
by ABS
Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Gold Coast's New Ferry service.
Replies: 3
Views: 4249

Re: Gold Coast's New Ferry service.

Looks like a crap timetable. No clock face or consistent intervals.
by ABS
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Brisbane Metro
Replies: 54
Views: 27922

Re: Brisbane Metro

The Capacity L looks substantially less complex than a bi-articulated vehicle.
by ABS
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: BT Scanias
Replies: 266
Views: 134961

Re: BT Scanias

Is a farewell tour coming up?
by ABS
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 63448

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019

2868 has been out for about a week. Presumably 2871 is not far off considering they deliver an average of about one per week.
by ABS
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 63448

Re: Transport for Brisbane Observations 2019

2869 is also out and about.

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