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by Former driver37
Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Buses out of service for long periods
Replies: 219
Views: 53622

Re: Buses out of service for long periods

283 back in service tonight at Marion must of got that new engine in pretty quickly
by Former driver37
Thu Sep 02, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations
Replies: 37
Views: 5447

Re: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations

According to Fleet lists Busways 2205 has been renumbered R2205 and based out of Lonsdale still is that a mistake and has been moved to Edinburgh depot? Also ex Busways 2207 is missing on fleet lists where has that bus gone? Transferred to Torrens Transit as (R2207). From Disposals list. Wrong 2207...
by Former driver37
Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations
Replies: 37
Views: 5447

Re: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations

According to Fleet lists Busways 2205 has been renumbered R2205 and based out of Lonsdale still is that a mistake and has been moved to Edinburgh depot? Also ex Busways 2207 is missing on fleet lists where has that bus gone?
by Former driver37
Thu Aug 05, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations
Replies: 37
Views: 5447

Re: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations

I heard on Monday that they were all being done this week. Quite a lengthy process as every bus must have an individual QR code otherwise tracing won't work. Yeah exactly right there mate i was on 2727 today and the code read Adelaide Metro 0002727 so for TT that's going to take a few day's with th...
by Former driver37
Thu Aug 05, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations
Replies: 37
Views: 5447

Re: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations

I niticed this morning that Busways now have the QR scan code on their buses has TT and Southlink done there's aswell?
by Former driver37
Thu Aug 05, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations
Replies: 37
Views: 5447

Re: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations

Latest Hybrid Bustech Scania 5705 entered service this morning
by Former driver37
Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations
Replies: 37
Views: 5447

Re: [July/Aug 2021] SA transport observations

jibb wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:43 pm The following services will not operate during the lockdown.
98/99,823,all After Midnight services..
Does anyone know if 98/99 city free services are back tommorow can't seem to find it on Adelaide metro?
by Former driver37
Wed Jun 30, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Buses out of service for long periods
Replies: 219
Views: 53622

Re: Buses out of service for long periods

jibb wrote: Wed Jun 30, 2021 6:28 pm Its been off the road for several weeks.
You posted on the 15th june that 1801 returned to service have a look at your previous posts
by Former driver37
Wed Jun 30, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Buses out of service for long periods
Replies: 219
Views: 53622

Re: Buses out of service for long periods

Didn't 1801 just come back into traffic 2 weeks ago?
by Former driver37
Wed Jun 30, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: (May/June 2021) Transport observations
Replies: 64
Views: 6935

Re: (May/June 2021) Transport observations

jibb wrote: Wed Jun 30, 2021 2:19 pm Busways have put their 2nd Scania Bustech 2602 into service.
A replacement for burnt out 2718
So is 2718 officially written off?
by Former driver37
Sun Jun 27, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: (May/June 2021) Transport observations
Replies: 64
Views: 6935

Re: (May/June 2021) Transport observations

Does anybody know why Newton depot are running gas buses today instead of diesel ones been at Marion for the last 1hr and seen 3 Newton gas buses normally gas ones dont operate on a Sunday unless footy or its the drivers preference so far ive seen 1765 1770 and 1781
by Former driver37
Fri Jun 25, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: (May/June 2021) Transport observations
Replies: 64
Views: 6935

Re: (May/June 2021) Transport observations

There has been a lot of rain this week which makes the roads very dirty. And there's still a few showers about yesterday and today. Give them a few days to catch up on the cleaning and then see how the fleet looks. Southlink used to wash all there buses every 2nd night that was pretty much full fle...
by Former driver37
Fri Jun 25, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: (May/June 2021) Transport observations
Replies: 64
Views: 6935

Re: (May/June 2021) Transport observations

Does anyone else notice how filthy Busway buses are on the road i swear these haven't been washed in awhile 2719 def hasn't been washed this week
by Former driver37
Thu Jun 24, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: (May/June 2021) Transport observations
Replies: 64
Views: 6935

Re: (May/June 2021) Transport observations

TT Morphettville Depot 1102 involved in a MVA with a car on Target hill road this afternoon looked like quite a bit of damage to the off side rear hopefully not to much damage to engine
by Former driver37
Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:18 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Buses out of service for long periods
Replies: 219
Views: 53622

Re: Buses out of service for long periods

Route 506 wrote: Wed Jun 23, 2021 8:29 pm Just out of interest has anyone seen or know if 2801 Zone Cruiser has been out about much lately? Hadn’t seen it whilst working down South or anywhere on NextThere
No it's been sitting at the back of Lonsdale depot for at least the last 6 months collecting dust
by Former driver37
Tue Jun 15, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: New fuel for Adelaide buses
Replies: 4
Views: 1220

Re: New fuel for Adelaide buses

Revised distillation process maybe? A DPR system a filter that attracts all the particles before they blow out the exhaust like the older model buses once this filter is full of crap there is a process that you do to clean filter out whilst driving hence that sign on the bus. Ps is that a shot from...
by Former driver37
Sat Jun 05, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: The Random Admet Question Thread
Replies: 1335
Views: 379398

Re: The Random Admet Question Thread

What were/are the purposes of satellite depots (i.e. Seaford)? Satellite depots are there to save on not in service running as company's are only paid on service Kms not running special ie Busways save money by running a bus special from Seaford to Aldinga instead of Lonsdale depot every KM adds up...
by Former driver37
Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: (May/June 2021) Transport observations
Replies: 64
Views: 6935

Re: (May/June 2021) Transport observations

jibb wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:53 pm I think you will find that some of Edinburgh North NL 202 buses will get retired at the end of the year and probably some from TT's other Depots.
Thanks i better start saving some money as i desperately want to buy one
by Former driver37
Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: (May/June 2021) Transport observations
Replies: 64
Views: 6935

Re: (May/June 2021) Transport observations

Eagle Eye wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 9:36 am Another NL202 has joined the rail sub fleet - bus 254 is now R254.
Guessing St Agnes are going to retire all there NL202s after Gawler rail subs
by Former driver37
Tue May 18, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: (May/June 2021) Transport observations
Replies: 64
Views: 6935

Re: Nth East Road Car Accident

jibb wrote: Mon May 17, 2021 8:48 pm A car versus bus accident this afternoon on Beovich Road Ingle Farm. A person in the car was apparently trapped for some time, all emergency services attended including 2 Fire Engines to assist with extracation and clean up.
Do you know what bus number was involved?
by Former driver37
Tue Apr 27, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Mar/Apr 2021] SA Transport observations
Replies: 70
Views: 10126

Re: [Mar/Apr 2021] SA Transport observations

BusFan23 wrote: Tue Apr 27, 2021 10:02 pm What was the bus that broke down while turning a corner in the city this morning? I think it’s an Ed. North bus on a GA3 but could be wrong. Video: https://fb.watch/57JIhdScyi/
Did it break down or has the turntable locked up it's hard to see from the video angle
by Former driver37
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Mar/Apr 2021] SA Transport observations
Replies: 70
Views: 10126

Re: [Mar/Apr 2021] SA Transport observations

A TT 2200 was involved in a accident on route 440 with 4 people injured does anyone know what bus number it was?
by Former driver37
Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Mar/Apr 2021] SA Transport observations
Replies: 70
Views: 10126

Re: [Mar/Apr 2021] SA Transport observations

BusFan23 wrote: Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:46 pm I wasn’t aware that it is the Department who does fleet numbering
Yep they sure do think about it they own the vehicles except the ones purchased by TT
by Former driver37
Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Mar/Apr 2021] SA Transport observations
Replies: 70
Views: 10126

Re: [Mar/Apr 2021] SA Transport observations

Maybe some of the short wheelbase Bustechs will go to St agnes for the OBAHN hence these ex Southlink units replacing those? Im just having a guess no factual information
by Former driver37
Wed Apr 21, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Buses out of service for long periods
Replies: 219
Views: 53622

Re: Buses out of service for long periods

Latest list of known Torrens Transit buses out of service-long term;- Newton--1667-1735-1736 Port--1413 Mile End--1786-1787 St Agnes--247-256-1832 Edinburgh North--224-225-557-834-839-844-1212-1413 Morphettville--1334-787-1207-1755-962-1007-1118 247 ex Southlink 2202 must have some major issues bar...

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