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by vernbale
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Ex Metro MAN 10.180 #519
Replies: 1
Views: 9562

Ex Metro MAN 10.180 #519

The things you see when out doing some trainspotting, was parked down a laneway right next to the track at Longford :D
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by vernbale
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Metro #220 new AOA for TasNetworks
Replies: 2
Views: 7705

Re: Metro #220 new AOA for TasNetworks

Good photos Josh :D
by vernbale
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Metro's NEW Integral Bustech XDi #800
Replies: 7
Views: 19499

Re: Metro's NEW Integral Bustech XDi #800

Surprised it's heavy in the steering Neil,
You can"t do anything in these new buses without having to have your foot on the brake (like gear selection) :evil: :lol:
by vernbale
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Metro #337 latest AOA (TasNetworks)
Replies: 3
Views: 6684

Re: Metro #337 latest AOA (TasNetworks)

Very nice, Lonnie getting one on our buses Neil :?: , I'm on holidays :D Not sue Vern :?: I'll try and find out. 230 also features a Tas Networks AOA, but completely different and has been on for over 6mths. I'll try and find a shot. Josh Boyd answered my question, :lol: He put up pics of 220 with ...
by vernbale
Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Metro #303 - AOA Tas Bearing & Chain
Replies: 3
Views: 6583

Re: Metro #303 - AOA Tas Bearing & Chain

yoda wrote:
vernbale wrote:Lonnie didn't renew theirs :(
Neither did Hobart, file footage :lol:
OOPS :!: :oops:
by vernbale
Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Metro #325 - AOA Cripps Master Bakers
Replies: 1
Views: 6042

Re: Metro #325 - AOA Cripps Master Bakers

Another AOA Lonnie should have, drive past Cripps nearly everyday :D
by vernbale
Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Metro #303 - AOA Tas Bearing & Chain
Replies: 3
Views: 6583

Re: Metro #303 - AOA Tas Bearing & Chain

Lonnie didn't renew theirs :(
by vernbale
Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Metro #337 latest AOA (TasNetworks)
Replies: 3
Views: 6684

Re: Metro #337 latest AOA (TasNetworks)

Very nice, Lonnie getting one on our buses Neil :?: , I'm on holidays :D
by vernbale
Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Metro's NEW Integral Bustech XDi #800
Replies: 7
Views: 19499

Re: Metro's NEW Integral Bustech XDi #800

It is a very nice bus, had a good look when it came to our depot :D ,
Can't wait to get some of our own and drive for a half shift to try out that snazzy steering wheel :lol:
by vernbale
Sun May 21, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: 180 AOA Bright Sparks Tas Networks
Replies: 3
Views: 5327

Re: 180 AOA Bright Sparks Tas Networks

Thanks for the photo of 230, 180 only had the AOA for a week or so and it has got missing bits already :roll:
by vernbale
Fri May 19, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: 180 AOA Bright Sparks Tas Networks
Replies: 3
Views: 5327

180 AOA Bright Sparks Tas Networks

A brand new AOA on 180 for a school education program called "Bright Sparks" by Tas Networks educating young school children to be safe around power.
Not sure if Hobart or Burnie has one also :D
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by vernbale
Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Metro 251
Replies: 7
Views: 6554

Re: Metro 251

Gee i remember driving that beast when i first started at Metro many years ago :D
Did Metro get this bus brand new or not :?:
by vernbale
Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Gold Coast Surfside buslines double decker
Replies: 1
Views: 3935

Gold Coast Surfside buslines double decker

I was holidaying at the Gold Coast the other week and i had just stepped off the plane at the Gold Coast Airport and this beauty was sitting right out the front of the terminal, I did catch several Surfside buses while i was up there but unfortunately not one of these, they sure are nice :D IMG_1237...
by vernbale
Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Tasmania's own Redline - Silver Phoenix
Replies: 5
Views: 6136

Re: Tasmania's own Redline - Silver Phoenix

Very nice, great to see a Denning instead of a chinese bus :D
by vernbale
Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: The resurrection of Bus #200
Replies: 19
Views: 20162

Re: The resurrection of Bus #200

Amazing work, well done everyone :shock:
by vernbale
Sat Dec 31, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Bus 165 recovery after breakdown
Replies: 9
Views: 2432

Re: Bus 165 recovery after breakdown

yoda wrote:We will have that back here to look after it!
Would you like 205, 208 or more K230's in exchange? :lol:
Should of told the tow truck driver to take it straight to springfield, save our workshop from fixing it :lol:
Still waiting for some CB80's in exchange :roll:
by vernbale
Sat Dec 31, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Bus 165 recovery after breakdown
Replies: 9
Views: 2432

Re: Bus 165 recovery after breakdown

Hi Vern, Over the years Launceston were always noted for treating their buses kindly hence the first class ride back to Howick Street. :wink: Were you the unlucky 165 driver on the spot? :mrgreen: Loco Les No i wasn't the unlucky driver thankfully, i just had an early finish so i grabbed the opport...
by vernbale
Fri Dec 30, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Bus 165 recovery after breakdown
Replies: 9
Views: 2432

Bus 165 recovery after breakdown

Always wanted to see this in action :D , a bus being recovered onto a tilt tray tow truck after 165 blew its transmission this arvo, it certainly dumped a lot of transmission fluid on the road :shock:
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by vernbale
Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:48 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: 161 Dan Murphy's AOA
Replies: 4
Views: 2842

Re: 161 Dan Murphy's AOA

Bedford-29 wrote:Jeez Vern with AOA like that its a wonder the cops didn`t pull you over for DUI. :mrgreen:
You do feel like you have a drinking problem when driving this bus :lol: :lol: :lol:
by vernbale
Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: 161 Dan Murphy's AOA
Replies: 4
Views: 2842

161 Dan Murphy's AOA

The new AOA for Dan Murphy's liquor
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by vernbale
Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Metro 192 - AOA for Vodafone
Replies: 5
Views: 3591

Re: Metro 192 - AOA for Vodafone

Looks good, wonder if our depot will get one :?:
by vernbale
Fri Aug 26, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: 220 MyState AOA
Replies: 5
Views: 2754

Re: 220 MyState AOA

Bedford-29 wrote:Does 220 go like a sports car Vern. :mrgreen:
Definately not sports car perfomance but does look quick, :lol:
by vernbale
Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:58 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: 220 MyState AOA
Replies: 5
Views: 2754

220 MyState AOA

A nice eye catching AOA for MyState bank. :D
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by vernbale
Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: 226 new Italian Pizza House AOA
Replies: 3
Views: 1934

226 new Italian Pizza House AOA

Italian Pizza House Launceston just renewed their AOA for another year, it is much more brighter and colourful than last year :D
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by vernbale
Mon Jun 06, 2016 6:41 am
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: Big Red Kidney Bus in Launceston
Replies: 2
Views: 1950

Re: Big Red Kidney Bus in Launceston

No i didn't see that bus sorry Neil :(

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