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by Matty G
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Dyson Group News 2019
Replies: 24
Views: 15808

Re: Dyson Group News 2019

Hello... Sighted #809 back this evening (Thursday 1st August) running services on Route 555 / 556. A number of buses had been moved around today.... so I guess time will tell. "Bundoora buses" which are based at Reservoir for the south roster, often fill in on the ex-Reservoir side of things when a ...
by Matty G
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Dyson Group News 2019
Replies: 24
Views: 15808

Re: Dyson Group News 2019

Hello Richard (and others), #882 and #936 are now wearing the green Dysons livery. #809 is the last bus undergoing this treatment. All East West buses have become "Dysons" buses. There is no longer an East West brand. The ex-East West buses at Reservoir have pretty much been sticking to their alloca...
by Matty G
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Dyson Group News 2019
Replies: 24
Views: 15808

Re: Dyson Group News 2019

Hello, Re-branding of the East West fleet began week of May 20th. Buses 478, 809, 867, 882 and 936 are still in the East West colours... All other East West buses have had the Dysons logos applied. #772 and #784 were operating on 561 this week, in lieu of 1023 and 1050, which were up at Bundoora hav...
by Matty G
Tue May 28, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Ventura Group News 2019
Replies: 46
Views: 25515

Re: Ventura Group News 2019

Hello,

#63 replaced #65 at Rosebud.
#63 is still at Rosebud, and is allocated to one of the Padua College (Mornington) school runs- morning and afternoon.

#1379 entered service for the first time yesterday, however it didn't last the whole day! Was changed over with #1059 early afternoon.
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by Matty G
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Dyson Group News 2018
Replies: 34
Views: 27128

Re: Dyson Group News 2018

Hello Richard1207 (and others)... A couple of the ex Reservoir Bus timetables are a little 'hit and miss' with this latest update... *Route 555- has omitted the trips that run direct along High Street between Keon Park and Ruthven Stations (Northland bound) (whoops!) *Route 558- has the additional 1...
by Matty G
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Victorian Timetable & Route Changes 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 27504

Re: Victorian Timetable & Route Changes 2018

Hello, Effective August 26, 2018, new bus timetables will be introduced on a number of Dysons routes, owing to South Morang railway line extending to MERNDA! *381 Diamond Creek Station to South Morang Station via Doreen will terminate to Mernda Station (instead of South Morang) *382 Whittlesea to No...
by Matty G
Tue May 08, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Ventura Group News 2018
Replies: 34
Views: 26995

Re: Ventura Group News 2018

The live tracking is extremely accurate... so, depending on the route, the tracking may give you the answers you are looking for. #1270 was on the Monash run again today. That being said, Route 886 normally runs with a standard size bus between first bus and the 18:15 Monash departure. An Optare is ...
by Matty G
Mon May 07, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Ventura Group News 2018
Replies: 34
Views: 26995

Re: Ventura Group News 2018

This was bus #1270.
by Matty G
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Dyson Group News 2018
Replies: 34
Views: 27128

Re: Dyson Group News 2018

WODONGA AND SHEPPARTON DEPOT SPECIAL: BS03WB and BS03WC are 1051 and 1052, are Wodonga school buses With bus 250 being transferred to the depot, 710 returned to Wodonga, however, it may be shifted around a little. And for Shepparton depot is bus 1053, this bus did school runs in torrumbarry but the...
by Matty G
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Yarra Trams Reprints
Replies: 16
Views: 10258

Re: Yarra Trams Reprints

Hello, I was wondering if someone here could please clarify and list when the FINAL PRINT COPY TIMETABLES were released for each of Melbourne's tram routes. I know that these occurred somewhere between February and November 2010... possibly earlier for other routes. Any assistance would be greatly a...
by Matty G
Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Dyson Group News 2017
Replies: 80
Views: 41681

Re: Dyson Group News 2017

Hello again...

Dysons Shepparton #1001 seen on the Ring Road at approx. 16:30pm this afternoon, heading back to Shepparton. It is the latest to be repainted into Dysons green colours.

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by Matty G
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Dyson Group News 2017
Replies: 80
Views: 41681

Re: Dyson Group News 2017

Hello, To clear up some of the confusion from the dribble above, I can confirm the following buses have joined the fleet at Shepparton: 137, 138, 139, 316, 402 and 805. The following need to be added to Dysons fleetlists for Shepparton (these may have been missed): #1012-- ex #94 Shepparton Transit ...
by Matty G
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: PTV: Caroline Springs Network Changes
Replies: 10
Views: 7812

Re: PTV: Caroline Springs Network Changes

Hello, The new Route 422 bus timetable from Sunshine Station to Brimbank Shopping Centre has now been posted on the PTV website. Timetable details can be found here: https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/route/view/11664/ No route map has been published at the time of this post. Sita will operate this route, w...
by Matty G
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Transdev Melbourne News 2017
Replies: 305
Views: 123538

Re: Transdev Melbourne News 2017

Hello,

For those of you at home who are playing along with the numbers game.... as of this evening (Thursday September 21st), Transdev have 80 buses off the road.

Nuline, Mees, Jay Tee, Quest, Crown, Driver, Kastroria, Sita, Ventura and Dysons are all providing assistance.

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by Matty G
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Transdev Melbourne News 2017
Replies: 305
Views: 123538

Re: Transdev Melbourne News 2017

Hello,

As of this morning- Wednesday 20th September, the number of Transdev buses off the road has blown out to 59.... with Kastoria now being called upon to provide assistance.

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by Matty G
Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: PTV livery list 2013 - 2017
Replies: 976
Views: 278011

Re: PTV livery list

East West #1024 is in fact allocated to Bundoora depot, as it operates on Route 570. It never made it to Reservoir.

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by Matty G
Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: General Victorian Timetable & Route Changes 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 29664

Re: General Victorian Timetable & Route Changes 2017

Hello, Further to "maxy54's" post re: the Route 612 changes commencing 4th August, 2017..... It is confirmed that: 14:35 ex Chadstone to Camberwell at 15:03 DOES continue on to Box Hill, arriving at 15:48 (as previous). It is thought that the trip has been broken up into 2 parts, due to the wait tim...
by Matty G
Wed May 24, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: CDC Route 605 changes - 25 June 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 4568

Re: CDC Route 605 changes - 25 June 2017

Hello, Details of altered Route 605 have begun to appear on the PTV website.... although no timetable and map as yet (to be released tomorrow). The route will travel as follows: INBOUND: Departs from Kooyong Rd near the corner of North Rd and runs via Kooyong Rd, Rose St, Clendon Rd, Malvern Rd, Orr...
by Matty G
Wed May 24, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Transdev Melbourne News 2017
Replies: 305
Views: 123538

Re: Transdev Melbourne News 2017

The changes to the allocation of Smartbuses actually took place around 12-18 months ago... the reason, SERVICE RELIABILITY! As the Mercs are continually breaking down and becoming less reliable, they were moved back onto Doncaster local and DART runs- where they are closer to the depot, should they ...
by Matty G
Thu May 18, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: PTV: 343 Greensborough - Hurstbridge Link
Replies: 23
Views: 9404

Re: PTV: 343 Greensborough - Hurstbridge Link

Hello, The Route 343 Hurstbridge to Greensborough bus timetable has now been released, ahead of it's start on the 19th June. Services run Monday to Friday only at a 20 minute peak and 40 minute off peak frequency. Panorama Bus Lines will operate this service. Full details of the route and timetable ...
by Matty G
Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: PTV: 343 Greensborough - Hurstbridge Link
Replies: 23
Views: 9404

Re: PTV: 343 Greensborough - Hurstbridge Link

Hello, The following was posted on the PTV website today (Wednesday 19th April, 2017) ---- Route 343 Greensborough to Hurstbridge Link From Monday 19 June, we’re introducing a new bus route for Plenty Valley. The new service runs Monday to Friday, providing residents with more public transport optio...
by Matty G
Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Transdev Melbourne News 2017
Replies: 305
Views: 123538

Re: Transdev Melbourne News 2017

Hello, Transdev's Thomastown depot opens tomorrow (Monday 6th March). For those interested (and to my surprise), it is located at 75 High Street, Thomastown.... to the left of the Kings Storage centre (heading north). The new depot isn't obvious to the eye, as signage for the depot is quite small- b...
by Matty G
Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: Ventura Group News 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 31857

Re: Ventura Group News 2017

Hello, Five buses operate on Route 788.... two of which are arctics. They are normally allocated to shifts that have high school student loadings. There is at least one, if not two long and lows also rostered, which contain the same number of seats as the arctics. Funnily enough, the Twitter posts r...
by Matty G
Fri Dec 09, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: PTV: Caroline Springs Network Changes
Replies: 10
Views: 7812

Re: PTV: Caroline Springs Network Changes

Hello, This posted on the PTV website today (Friday December 9, 2016): Changes to bus Route 460 and 461 From 29 January 2017, bus Routes 460 and 461 will be extended to improve access to local destinations for the growing local communities. Route 460 will be extended from Caroline Springs Town Centr...
by Matty G
Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: PTV: Ballarat Network Changes
Replies: 10
Views: 5490

Re: Ballarat proposals

Hello,

The new Ballarat Bus Network was announced today (Friday 9th December). It will begin January 29, 2017, coinsiding with timetable changes to the V/Line network.

http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/4345 ... 017/?cs=62

Full route changes to be revealed soon....

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