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by STA 1440
Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:09 pm
Forum: Photos - Adelaide/SA
Topic: Admet Gas Buses
Replies: 11
Views: 742

Re: Admet Gas Buses

The Phonj wrote:While an NL232 may look like a "big lumbering slug"; I would rather an NL232 over an NL202. Of course I'd rather a good diesel over either; like a Scania L94UB; MAN SL200 or Volvo B59
Or heritage B10M... :P
by STA 1440
Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Photos - Adelaide/SA
Topic: Admet Gas Buses
Replies: 11
Views: 742

Re: Admet Gas Buses

Busman444 wrote:So you don't mind them?
Can't stand them. Well, if anything the NL202s look nicer than the NL232s, which look like big lumbering slugs...
by STA 1440
Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: Photos - Adelaide/SA
Topic: Admet Gas Buses
Replies: 11
Views: 742

Re: Admet Gas Buses

Busman444 wrote:I can't help but get the feeling that these buses are hated by South Australian bus enthusiasts
Many drivers and enthusiasts dislike them because they are considerably slower than their diesel counterparts.

Still, each to their own I say! :)
by STA 1440
Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Why Scania?
Replies: 38
Views: 2012

Re: Why Scania?

The way things are going, CNG may be publicly available in a few years anyway, meaning such buses could be used after their 'time is up'.
by STA 1440
Sat Jul 30, 2011 12:53 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Allan Barnes Coaches ex STA
Replies: 25
Views: 2342

Re: Allan Barnes Coaches ex STA

What a handsome, and very striking livery! :shock: 8)
by STA 1440
Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: Photos - Melbourne/Vic
Topic: Westrans Sunshine buses on charter
Replies: 2
Views: 611

Re: Westrans Sunshine buses on charter

Great pictures! :)

Scania #36 in the first photo is sitting rather high!
by STA 1440
Thu Jul 28, 2011 3:07 am
Forum: Photos - Perth/WA
Topic: 4 x NR in Guildford
Replies: 7
Views: 497

Re: 4 x NR in Guildford

Would all four of them be running? Or would one be pulling the entire consist?
by STA 1440
Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: Photos - Hobart/Tas
Topic: WTF???
Replies: 5
Views: 538

Re: WTF???

Kinda looks like a DMU :P
by STA 1440
Mon Jul 25, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Transport Observation
Replies: 6
Views: 624

Re: Transport Observation

On Saturday afternoon while in the city saw two Volvo B58 buses travelling in a southerly direction in King William Street one of the buses had old Adelaide metro livery on it and both buses were numbered in the 1400 prefix. B10Ms actually :wink: The TA liveried one is 1445, the white one is 1440. ...
by STA 1440
Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:28 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Vintage Bus Hire
Replies: 8
Views: 1891

Re: Vintage Bus Hire

I would like to know what sort of registration/insurance they have in order to use these (well over the age limit) vehicles!? Willunga Charters Historic Fleet is operated under special Vintage permit from the PTD. They are subject to the usual annual roadworth inspections and are additionally requi...
by STA 1440
Fri Jul 22, 2011 10:31 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Vintage Bus Hire
Replies: 8
Views: 1891

Re: Vintage Bus Hire

I would like to know what sort of registration/insurance they have in order to use these (well over the age limit) vehicles!?
by STA 1440
Thu Jul 21, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: NSW Police Command Bus
Replies: 3
Views: 482

Re: NSW Police Command Bus

High speed pursuit anyone? :P
by STA 1440
Thu Jul 21, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: Photos - Perth/WA
Topic: Bush Week July 2011 - Random 5-nuts
Replies: 3
Views: 368

Re: Bus Week July 2011 - Random 5-nuts

I would like to see more of the bus that's towards the left side of the second photo please! :P
by STA 1440
Thu Jul 21, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: Photos - Perth/WA
Topic: Today's Bunbury Shots - Part 1
Replies: 20
Views: 963

Re: Today's Bunbury Shots - Part 1

Just having a quick closer inspection and it seems this 405N has somewhat of a recessed rounded windscreen ala the old 305 / 305G's .. perhaps a timely reminder? Long story short; The body used on these two buses was designed by PMC Adelaide; who in turn borrowed the basic body dimensions and overa...
by STA 1440
Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:03 am
Forum: Photos - Perth/WA
Topic: Today's Bunbury Shots - Part 1
Replies: 20
Views: 963

Re: Today's Bunbury Shots - Part 1

jonwil wrote:The front on that O405N looks cool, looks like the one on the O405 green and whites but in silver.
Identical body to our Adelaide MAN NL202s.

http://img109.imageshack.us/img109/609/ ... are5no.jpg
by STA 1440
Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:58 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Ex Volvo B59 1286
Replies: 0
Views: 390

Ex Volvo B59 1286

Does anyone know who owns this preserved bus?
by STA 1440
Sun Jul 10, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Photos - Adelaide/SA
Topic: 543/1200 when new
Replies: 8
Views: 935

Re: 543/1200 when new

Why were these pulled off the track?
by STA 1440
Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: Photos - Adelaide/SA
Topic: an evening visit to Kanga Coaches
Replies: 9
Views: 602

Re: an evening visit to Kanga Coaches

Superb photos, Mr Inspector!

I've always found the Kanga management team very courteous to deal with! :wink:
by STA 1440
Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:18 am
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: New D.E.C.S. buses
Replies: 18
Views: 1104

Re: New D.E.C.S. buses

Ah right :oops:
by STA 1440
Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: New D.E.C.S. buses
Replies: 18
Views: 1104

Re: New D.E.C.S. buses

Volgrens?

How come DECS hasn't ordered locally-made Customs buses?
by STA 1440
Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: Photos - Perth/WA
Topic: 1131 at Baysie
Replies: 4
Views: 564

Re: 1131 at Baysie

Lovely!

But no BMACs in the rear-end shot?
by STA 1440
Mon Jun 27, 2011 3:25 pm
Forum: Photos - Adelaide/SA
Topic: More AdMet CB80 pics
Replies: 14
Views: 1309

Re: More AdMet CB80 pics

I think it's safe to say Adelaide is becoming the CB80 City!!! :D
by STA 1440
Fri Jun 24, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: Photos - Adelaide/SA
Topic: Torrens Transit 1319 (Scania L94UB CNG) lucky find
Replies: 8
Views: 1370

Re: Torrens Transit 1319 (Scania L94UB CNG) lucky find

And the driver was???

Top shots!
by STA 1440
Fri Jun 24, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: [Jun 2011] SA Transport observations
Replies: 112
Views: 6676

Re: [Jun 2011] SA Transport observations

I've noticed Volvo B10M 1440 hooning around the Noarlunga/Seaford areas alot lately.
by STA 1440
Fri Jun 24, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Discussion - Adelaide / SA
Topic: Accident
Replies: 8
Views: 906

Re: Accident

Wow, a brand new bus already in a serious smash! grrr

Welcome to the forum B58 Girl, I am B58 Howler! LOL

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