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by BAMBAM
Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Sydney Metro - Tallawong to Bankstown
Replies: 4537
Views: 825059

Re: Sydney Metro - Tallawong to Bankstown

They actually made a brochure for this (haven't been see one for a long time), https://www.mysydney.nsw.gov.au/sites/default/files/2021-06/Brochure%20-%20Sydenham%20to%20Bankstown%20closure%20-%2028%20June%20to%2011%20July%202021.pdf Looking at the timetable, most weekday connection to T8 (53, 54, ...
by BAMBAM
Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: QLD Electric Buses Listing
Replies: 57
Views: 8012

Re: QLD Electric Buses Listing

What happened to the CD Element Bus in QLD, Haven't heard anyone in QLD using it or trialing it
by BAMBAM
Fri Jun 04, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Electric Bus Plan
Replies: 390
Views: 37239

Re: NSW Electric Bus Plan

Custom Bus Element M/O 6520 is now at Red Bus Service, noted today at Gosford today heading to The Entrance on route 22. This bus was previously at Premier Illawarra and State Transit.
by BAMBAM
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:10 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Summary of Buses in Transport NSW livery
Replies: 632
Views: 337198

Re: Summary of Buses in Transport NSW livery

Looking at the fleetlist, Punchbowl appear to now only have two contract buses left in Punchbowl livery, one (809) close to absolute age, and one (5038) close to mid age refurbishment when liveries are updated. Is 5038 Custom Bus SB400 even a government contract bus or is it their own bus, if it’s ...
by BAMBAM
Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Custom Denning Discussion / Observations
Replies: 52
Views: 7891

Re: Custom Denning Discussion / Observations

How does Interline and Transit Systems Sydney compare to the Element with their own electric bus if they haven’t trialled themselves? Sure they can ask for data but I’m pretty sure they want to test the buses themselves. State Transit had the Yutong which also went to Busways to be trialled as well ...
by BAMBAM
Sun May 30, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Custom Denning Discussion / Observations
Replies: 52
Views: 7891

Re: Custom Denning Discussion / Observations

https://www.custombus.com.au/element/custom-denning-element-available-now/ Custom Denning Element available now! 26 May 2021 Posted at 22:11h by admin Custom Denning are taking orders now for the new fully Australian built Element (BEV) Electric Bus. TfNSW procurement panel #3 approved and availabl...
by BAMBAM
Sat May 15, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Electric Bus Plan
Replies: 390
Views: 37239

Re: NSW Electric Bus Plan

https://www.theleader.com.au/story/7253251/our-first-electric-bus/ Transdev introduces electric bus on route 971 between Hurstville and Cronulla Murray Trembath May 14 2021 - 3:20PM The first zero-emissions, electric powered bus on a privately operated route in St George and Sutherland Shire will e...
by BAMBAM
Mon May 10, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Railway Observations 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 27855

Re: NSW Railway Observations 2021

Just for the record, there is an odd number of 4car T sets in the Fleet. T1 to T54, T100 to T110 ......................... = Total sets 65 T57 to T99, T121, T122, T125 to T130 ........ = Total sets 46 (Note, no sets: T66, T82, T84, T85, T87) Current Weekday Timetable requirements:- Number of sets f...
by BAMBAM
Mon May 10, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Electric Bus Plan
Replies: 390
Views: 37239

Re: NSW Electric Bus Plan

Busways is the 2nd operator to test the Custom Bus Element with passenger service today after STA, element bus running around today at Penrith doing 791, 794 and 799 today. Bus registered as M/O 5471 carrying the fleet number 7012 The third after Premier. Has it even been in service, nothing been s...
by BAMBAM
Mon May 10, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Electric Bus Plan
Replies: 390
Views: 37239

Re: NSW Electric Bus Plan

Busways is the 2nd operator to test the Custom Bus Element with passenger service today after STA, element bus running around today at Penrith doing 791, 794 and 799 today. Bus registered as M/O 5471 carrying the fleet number 7012
by BAMBAM
Tue May 04, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Electric Bus Plan
Replies: 390
Views: 37239

Re: NSW Electric Bus Plan

The Custom Element with STA had stickers suggesting that it was Opal enabled but didn't actually have any Opal or tracking equipment installed. I quired the driver about it and it appears that the Opal sticker was added erroneously as part of the standard issue of stickers that get added to every b...
by BAMBAM
Thu Apr 22, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Discussion - Other States (NT & TAS)
Topic: Kinetic Group acquires Redline
Replies: 4
Views: 1195

Re: Kinetic Group acquires Redline

In the article, it states: Kinetic operates long-term contracted bus services for key authorities including the Translink (Queensland), Transport for New South Wales, Auckland Transport and Environment Canterbury (Christchurch). Can someone clarify what work are they doing for Transport for NSW? Sch...
by BAMBAM
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: New Intercity Fleet Purchases/Observation
Replies: 904
Views: 236350

Re: New Intercity Fleet Purchases/Observation

The fight is basically the Union (doing what a union is expected to do) protecting the job, pay and conditions of the members. The government on the other hand is trying to introduce new technology that basically makes one of the jobs on the train obsolete. These trains have been designed and built...
by BAMBAM
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Electric Bus Plan
Replies: 390
Views: 37239

Re: NSW Electric Bus Plan

Interline Yutong M/O 8184 E 12 has made an appearance on 852 this morning, 6:38 From Liverpool to West Hoxton 7:11
by BAMBAM
Thu Mar 11, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Custom Denning Discussion / Observations
Replies: 52
Views: 7891

Re: Custom Denning Discussion / Observations

https://www.route-one.net/news/custom- ... l7iqTpfQ-A

Custom Bus will have a bus for England planned for next year.
by BAMBAM
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Electric Bus Plan
Replies: 390
Views: 37239

Re: NSW Electric Bus Plan

[quote=BAMBAM post_id=<a href="tel:1075408">1075408</a> time=<a href="tel:1614123854">1614123854</a> user_id=8428] Not sure if reported yet but I’ve seen a yutong electric bus for Busways with fleet number 7010 (XQ 13FW) National Plate. Single Leaf Rear Door, bus sighted at Busways Depot in Plan Wh...
by BAMBAM
Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Bustech Discussion / Observations
Replies: 103
Views: 10793

Re: Bustech Discussion / Observations

Let’s not forget, The SA Government did order articulated buses in the last contract but they said it will be interstate, that bus might be for SA government because they only specified that it will be built interstate, but not the body builder. Watch this space
by BAMBAM
Wed Feb 24, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Electric Bus Plan
Replies: 390
Views: 37239

Re: NSW Electric Bus Plan

Not sure if reported yet but I’ve seen a yutong electric bus for Busways with fleet number 7010 (XQ 13FW) National Plate.

Single Leaf Rear Door, bus sighted at Busways Depot in Plan White with 100% Electric and 0% No Emissions signage on the door side.
by BAMBAM
Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: NSW Electric Bus Plan
Replies: 390
Views: 37239

Re: NSW Electric Bus Plan

Busways Penrith and Interline will be the first operators to get the Custom Denning element https://westernweekender.com.au/2021/02/building-the-future-high-praise-for-locally-based-bus-manufacturer/?fbclid=IwAR0hhoKG1xGRiQVQF0LHQm6Sxcbe71un4wbU5X7MlfKw2bKvl_gpqRVvxW8 Building the future: High prai...
by BAMBAM
Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8935
Views: 700186

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

I'm sick of people who try to restart threads with inactivity like trivia or games where they ask a question and when I answer they don't reply. Why try to restart a thread of a game or trivia and then when people reply you ignore them like you never wrote anything

:evil: :evil: :evil:
by BAMBAM
Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 118672

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Since very few other STA operations have been privatised (as of yet), can anyone in Sydney tell me if any new Transit Systems buses are still being made to STA specifications? I've ridden a new Newcastle Transport B8RLE Bustech the other day (2821 Fleet no) and I believe it was built in August of t...
by BAMBAM
Sun Dec 20, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 118672

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Why is Bankstown Line replacement buses now only operated by Transdev and Punchbowl Bus? it used to be a variety of operators such as Telfords, Premier Illawarra , Shire bus and NSBC. Just curious:D Transit Systems was involved as well. Let’s not forget it was only T3 Bankstown line too, if it was ...
by BAMBAM
Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Custom Element protoptypes due Nov / Dec 2020.
Replies: 35
Views: 8180

Re: Custom Element protoptypes due Nov / Dec 2020.

I’ve been told there will be two buses on trial, one for Busways Penrith Depot and another Sydney bus operator, I’ve yet to find out the second operator.

The bus is going through it’s testing and hopefully not too I’m the distant future it will be approved by TFNSW
by BAMBAM
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 118672

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

New for Interline is BCI MO 6918 parked inside the depot. This bus features Double Gliding Doors rather than single Rear Gliding Door.
by BAMBAM
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Discussion - Melbourne / VIC
Topic: 2021 Melbourne bus retendering
Replies: 9
Views: 5454

Re: 2021 Melbourne bus retendering

Is it safe to say Transdev will not retain its contract, as they operate 30% of Melbourne bus services and its horror run of where they needed other companies to help them have cost them their contract?

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