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by jibb
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

The latest Scania Bustech to enter service this afternoon-1077.
by jibb
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Torrens Transit-Sealink changes
Replies: 2
Views: 323

Torrens Transit-Sealink changes

At the end of the school holidays approximately 20 Mile End Depot buses and 25 or so drivers will transfer to Morphettville Depot. At the same time Sealink's Adelaide Fleet will move from their existing Depot at Regency Park to Mile End Depot where they will be housed and serviced. Sealink's current...
by jibb
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

1356 and 1357 have been out of service for quite some time-not sure if they have been retired?
by jibb
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

jibb wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:48 am
jibb wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:26 am New Scania Bustech 1076 entered service this afternoon.
Now Morphettville's MAN NL202 Volgrens 1351-1353-1355 have been withdrawn.
Now 2 more retirements;- Volvos B10BLE 1305 and 1306
by jibb
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

jibb wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:26 am New Scania Bustech 1076 entered service this afternoon.
Now Morphettville's MAN NL202 Volgrens 1351-1353-1355 have been withdrawn.
by jibb
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

TA3001 wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:07 am
jibb wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:26 am New Scania Bustech 1076 entered service this afternoon.
What are these replacing?
MAN SL 202's that were hurriedly retired a couple of months ag.
by jibb
Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:26 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

New Scania Bustech 1076 entered service this afternoon.
by jibb
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Tap and Pay on Trams
Replies: 22
Views: 1263

Re: Tap and Pay on Trams

No tickets are issued when you use your Visa or Mastercard.
Ticket checkers will have a special scanner that when it is held over your card will identify that you have paid your fare.
Very safe and secure-system used all over the world.
by jibb
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Tap and Pay on Trams
Replies: 22
Views: 1263

Re: Tap and Pay on Trams

Big Engine Mechanic wrote: Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:12 am
jibb wrote: Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:33 am Tap and Pay using Visa or Mastercard is now in operation on Adelaide's Tram Network.
I haven't been on a tram in a while, do they still have the other options to pay available ?
You can also use your Metrocard.
by jibb
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Tap and Pay on Trams
Replies: 22
Views: 1263

Re: Tap and Pay on Trams

Tap and Pay using Visa or Mastercard is now in operation on Adelaide's Tram Network.
by jibb
Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Results of Adelaide Metro rail tender
Replies: 2
Views: 433

Results of Adelaide Metro rail tender

Transport Minister Corey Wingard has today announced that Keolis Downer a world wide Transport Operator has won the $2.1 billion contract to operate Adelaide"s rail services for 8 years commencing at the end of January 2021 [url]www.adelaidemetro.com.au/Announcements2/News/Keolis-Downer-awarded-cont...
by jibb
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

TA3001 wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:44 am Not a write off I hope. They're not as bad as some folks make them out to be.
Considering this bus has less than 4 years left and considering the amount of damage, I doubt this bus will be repaired.
by jibb
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

One of the ex Melbourne Volvos-either 1304 or 1305?
by jibb
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

Bus fire Adelaide Metro bus,cnr Henley Beach and Military Road Henley Beach.
Channel 7 filmed for tonights news.
by jibb
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Tenders to upgrade bus stops
Replies: 16
Views: 965

Re: Tenders to upgrade bus stops

Lets hope we never get anything like this.
by jibb
Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Tenders to upgrade bus stops
Replies: 16
Views: 965

Re: Tenders to upgrade bus stops

I forgot to mention that nearly all the signs on most O-Bahn stops were replaced and upgraded a couple of years ago(excluding O-Bahn stops on Southern(M44) and Western(H1-H2-110) sides of the City)⁶
by jibb
Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Tenders to upgrade bus stops
Replies: 16
Views: 965

Re: Tenders to upgrade bus stops

According to media reports, didn’t they have $2.8 million set aside for the removal of the 1000+ bus stops, tactile paving, changing to “school services only” stops etc anticipating that Knoll’s big “improvements” plan was going to get through? Maybe those funds are now going to be used to improve ...
by jibb
Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Tenders to upgrade bus stops
Replies: 16
Views: 965

Re: Tenders to upgrade bus stops

This appears to be a new and much more comprehensive program.
by jibb
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Tenders to upgrade bus stops
Replies: 16
Views: 965

Tenders to upgrade bus stops

The Department for Infrastructure and Transport has issued tender Documents to upgrade 1652 bus stops signs, totems etc in the City and metropolitan areas. Tender call for the supply of bus stop plates, poles, stobie poles and totems, removing old signage, repainting of existing stops. Work to begin...
by jibb
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

Scania Bustech 1075 entered service this afternoon from Morphettville Depot.
by jibb
Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

Scania Bustech 1074 entered service this evening from Morphettvile Depot.
by jibb
Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

2 new Scania Bustech's entered service this morning-1072-1073 both from Morphettville Depot.
by jibb
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Adelaide Bus Run Numbers
Replies: 4
Views: 655

Re: Adelaide Bus Run Numbers

As part of each companies contract with the Government, these biscuits(as mentioned above)must be displayed at all times whilst the bus is in service.
None of the Adelaide apps which show vehicle location,route,time etc do not show run/shift/trip numbers.
by jibb
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

This morning 1936/1965 are on City Free services.
by jibb
Wed Sep 02, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations
Replies: 41
Views: 3058

Re: [Sept/Oct 2020] SA transport observations

Lt. Commander Data wrote: Wed Sep 02, 2020 7:28 am Scania L94s 1215/1215 are on City Free Loops this afternoon. Unusual for anything but a Cityfree CB80 in then usually
I think you meant 1215/1216.

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