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by Campbelltown busboy
Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 4812

Re: Private Bus Observations 2021

Off The Rails wrote: Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:04 am Meanwhile... AnyTrip was reporting that the 0020 T80 to Smithfield was done by a B12BLEA, as was the 2320 T80 ex Parramatta.

Cheers! :wink:
There are around 10 B12BLEAs based at Smithfield witch are mostly Volgrens the odd one out is CB60 ex Metrobus 1668
by Campbelltown busboy
Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 4812

Re: Private Bus Operations 2021

A dozen or so moved to State Transit for route 100, the remainder are confined to routes 320, and peak hour 438Xs, 440 Leichhardt - Central short workings and 470s. Don’t forget Transit Systems transferred about 10 of these ex STA B12BLEAs to region 3 to be used on the T80 witch is stil mainly run ...
by Campbelltown busboy
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 4812

Re: Private Bus Operations 2021

Williamtown / Anna Bay area yesterday: I can't remember exactly where on Tomago / Cabbage Tree / Nelson Bay Road it was however, what I thought was an ex-Busways B10M. Rego XN-84KC. Service NSW showing as a 1993 B10M, VIN ending in 1256. Can't find it in any of the disposal lists though using eithe...
by Campbelltown busboy
Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Political discussion
Replies: 247
Views: 17583

Re: Political discussion

The whole of the American electoral and political systems need to have a major overhaul. Then there is the whole party candidate selection process witch is a number of knock out style primaries witch any non politicians with a lot of financial backing like Trump can join in with
by Campbelltown busboy
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Opal Discussion and Observations
Replies: 9117
Views: 1551762

Re: Opal Discussion and Observations

In today’s daily COVID update the Transport For NSW boss has told people with unregistered opal cards to register them for contract tracing
by Campbelltown busboy
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 4812

Re: Private Bus Operations 2021

More CDC buses have arrived to Region 6 Tempe, about 10 are from Hunter Valley Buses. What are the numbers and type of these buses? I wonder with Metro is now fully operational in the Hills District, whether more buses will be transferred out of CDC into other regions? All of the CDC to region 6 tr...
by Campbelltown busboy
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Trivia Quiz
Replies: 80
Views: 3678

Re: Trivia Quiz

Yes your correct Lt. Commander Data your turn
by Campbelltown busboy
Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Custom Element protoptypes due Nov / Dec 2020.
Replies: 35
Views: 4521

Re: Custom Element protoptypes due Nov / Dec 2020.

Quote of photos unnecessary
Where was that taken how did you get it and is it the real or is it another 3D created image
by Campbelltown busboy
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Predictions for the 2020s
Replies: 127
Views: 18140

Re: Predictions for the 2020s

All non DDA compliant front door step entry buses left in Sydney will be withdrawn from route service by 2025 Most DDA conppliant low entry single door buses operating routes in the Transport For NSW contracted areas will be withdrawn by the end of 2029 if the NSW governments electric bus replacemen...
by Campbelltown busboy
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Trivia Quiz
Replies: 80
Views: 3678

Re: Trivia Quiz

No wrong
by Campbelltown busboy
Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8726
Views: 647022

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

The tiny minority of people from the big cities spreading covid, It annoys me when one of the two big cities stuffs themselves up. People like me who live in the border communities have to pay the price. Its just so wrong. Would be better if Gladys builds a ring of steel around sydney and all other...
by Campbelltown busboy
Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Predictions for the 2020s
Replies: 127
Views: 18140

Re: Predictions for the 2020s

I do see a lockdown over the holidays but not as strict as victoria as Sydney is a lot more spread out where once you pass Goulburn, Bathurst or Dungog you're in Sydney. Melbourne is Different as its a lot more densely populated than sydney, Once you pass Donnybrook/Wallan, Koo wee Rup, Sunbury, He...
by Campbelltown busboy
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Predictions for the 2020s
Replies: 127
Views: 18140

Re: Predictions for the 2020s

ScaniaGrenda wrote: Wed Dec 30, 2020 6:24 pm Well I'm going to call it and predict that early next year (January 2021) the state of NSW will go into a hard lockdown just like what Victoria went through.
So your predicting that NSW will be put in a stage 4 lockdown next month.
by Campbelltown busboy
Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: New bus contracts to drive improved services (as from 2020)
Replies: 165
Views: 27594

Re: New bus contracts to drive improved services (as from 2020)

Creating separate entities has nothing to do with preventing an operator allowing two different driving awards to coexist such as what Transit Systems has in Region 6. Transit Systems have two separate entities in NSW yet have two different driving awards within the Region 6 contract area and appli...
by Campbelltown busboy
Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: New bus contracts to drive improved services (as from 2020)
Replies: 165
Views: 27594

Re: New bus contracts to drive improved services (as from 2020)

Would Busabout be able to use their Nevilles Bus Service accreditation in more multiple regions if they win bidding for one of the current STA contracts then wins bidding to retain the region 15 contract
by Campbelltown busboy
Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Opal Discussion and Observations
Replies: 9117
Views: 1551762

Re: Opal Discussion and Observations

I wonder do contact tracers have access to Opal Card checking so that they can understand what time patients went on a particular train/bus whilst infectous? What if someone commits fare evasion? How can they trace in this regard? When to comes to trains they would need to put a QR code at each end...
by Campbelltown busboy
Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Trivia Quiz
Replies: 80
Views: 3678

Re: Trivia Quiz

Witch 5th generation series falcon besides the EA didn't race in the touring car championship in the 90s

A,EB
B,ED
C,EF
D,EL
by Campbelltown busboy
Mon Dec 28, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Transport for NSW Bus Procurements
Replies: 9
Views: 1900

Re: Transport for NSW Bus Procurements

There should be a standard Transport For NSW spec for manufacturers to build to when it comes to buses witch would also mean that SMBSC and OMSBSC contracted operators have no say in seating layout window and windscreen set up and centre door arrangements with fm/am radio systems being a option when...
by Campbelltown busboy
Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Political discussion
Replies: 247
Views: 17583

Re: Political discussion

When will the next time that ether major party will select a successful non Sydney based MP to lead them to a election win
by Campbelltown busboy
Fri Dec 18, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: New bus contracts to drive improved services (as from 2020)
Replies: 165
Views: 27594

Re: New bus contracts to drive improved services (as from 2020)

iamthouth wrote: Fri Dec 18, 2020 7:20 pm Any updates on this? Has there been any tenders released or due yet?
Regions 1,3,12 and 14 are up for re tender as these contracts run out in 2021
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Me ... _Contracts
by Campbelltown busboy
Thu Dec 17, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Random Visual Memory.
Replies: 15
Views: 1293

Re: Random Visual Memory.

It was a great bus scene at Parramatta then with the sights and sounds of various Leylands and Volvos and the odd Westbus Mercedes 0405. Hubodometer watching heaven for me. Speaking of,I have tonnes of moments with those! Buses popping out from under the Darcy street/Church street rail underpass ex...
by Campbelltown busboy
Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: STA Observations 2020
Replies: 214
Views: 42695

Re: STA Observations 2020

I would assume that bus services are running as normal due to essential workers? I doubt that something like this would affect services (at most, it may require drivers/buses from other depots to run services, but that's at a stretch). Cheers! :wink: Then what would happen to those services if the ...
by Campbelltown busboy
Thu Dec 17, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: STA Observations 2020
Replies: 214
Views: 42695

Re: STA Observations 2020

How does the NSW health 3 days COVID nobody in nobody out stay at home order for the northern beaches affect city bound bus services that come from anywhere north of the Spit when NSW health has put the Spit to Palm Beach on a 3 day stay at home order
by Campbelltown busboy
Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Random Visual Memory.
Replies: 15
Views: 1293

Re: Random Visual Memory.

I can vaguely remember going on regular family drives to Parramatta to look around Westfield and walk down Church street in the early to mid 90s and getting stuck in traffic jams trying to exit the Westfield carpark during the major centre wide works that happened in the early to mid 90s witch inclu...
by Campbelltown busboy
Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 106242

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

I was in Wollongong overnight recently and used Premier route buses both evening and morning peaks. They had the usual seat stickers etc but there weren't more than three or four people on each bus along the whole route, so there was hardly an issue with distancing! I know that the Shuttle accounts...

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