Kinetic Group fleet changes Australia/New Zealand

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ScaniaGrenda wrote: Sun Jan 08, 2023 10:37 am When I was in Melbourne just shy after Christmas, I went past Melbourne airport while on a Skybus myself and noticed a whole heap of the former Skybus New Zealand MAN ND323F's Bustechs parked up somewhere at the airport with their rear end facing the fence, looks like the whole lot from NZ is in Melbourne.

I wasn't able to get all of the fleet numbers as the bus I was on was going fast and not enough time to take in information, I only recall one fleet number off the top of my head as we were going past and it was #131 and it had no registration plate on the rear of it but I'd imagine #130 may be there too.

Someone else may be able to verify the rest of this.
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Very weird, just had a Kinetic 5763 electric bus pass me while they were doing a 617 route on the Sunny Coast. However the front desto was rotating "Not In Service" then went to 112 to Yorkeys Knob which is a Cairns area route. I know before Cairns got delivery of their Yutongs, they were parked at Marcoola depo for some reason, maybe an accidental desto transfer :lol:
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3402 is now De reg and Sold to Cav bus Logan Village as XB51CY, seen at Mermaid beach parking with former Clarks Logan City bus service Bustech #49 both was doing heritage bank stadium shuttle run.
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Updates from the Sunshine Coast Q

transfers of 5732 and 5733 from Marcoola to Caloundra

Some visitors currently on the Coast are 4600 from Rockhampton and 730 from Coomera Gold Coast

Another 6 Yutong's are heading Caloundra Depot fleet number will be 5765 to 5770 and two already on site. - 5766,5770
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ex 202 skybus MCV is now at duffy city buses/Kinetic depot Bundaberg, had transferred from Tweed Heads, its still permanent training bus.
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Transfers from Coomera / Tweed to Ernest-
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All 6 new electric busses are currently out on the Sunshine Coast, total of 12 currently out and about
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Update from the Sunshine Coast

All 6 BEB Buses - fleet numbers 5765,5766,5767,5768,5769,5770 are all up n running as of the 1st may, so Caloundra now has 11 BEB in service

Transfers Marcoola to Caloundra - 5732,5733
Transfers Marcoola to Caloundra then Molendinar GC - 5614,5615,5621,5622
Transfers Caloundra to Marcoola - 5735,5736,5737,5738,5739,5740

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Sunshine Coast 5710 has been reregistered onto National Heavy Vehicle plates.
New rego: XB40DN
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2699 MAN CB80 seen today at Kinetic Tasmania (Redline) depot in Derwent Park.

Rego now XT27CU
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Stormmm wrote: Sun May 14, 2023 8:20 pm 2699 MAN CB80 seen today at Kinetic Tasmania (Redline) depot in Derwent Park.

Rego now XT27CU
Manager has told me when I asked that this one is at Derwent Park to have the center door fixed and then will end up at Kinetic Tasmania (O'Driscolls).
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Duffy's 067KVG at Kinetic/Sunbus Caloundra depot with no front desto board, damage on the nearside and shattered offside corner windscreen after an accident in Avenell Heights in February.
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Cairns to Magnetic Island is 2696, 2697, 2698 all Bustech ADi.
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New arrival to Redlines Hobart fleet

147 (ex 125 Skybus Auckland)

Not registered as yet .. still to be assessed by Vehicle Standards as to tag exemption etc .. scheduled to replace BLKs (92, 93, 94 and 95) on Hobart-Sorell-Dodges Ferry services
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Stormmm wrote: Thu Jul 13, 2023 10:37 am New arrival to Redlines Hobart fleet

147 (ex 125 Skybus Auckland)

Not registered as yet .. still to be assessed by Vehicle Standards as to tag exemption etc .. scheduled to replace BLKs (92, 93, 94 and 95) on Hobart-Sorell-Dodges Ferry services
That should read ex 135 Skybus Auckland .. not 125 ..
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Gold Coast

2 more of New Bustech MAN 945 and 946, both are now in service, will get their rego, 946 is the last build of Burleigh Factory before reloactions to Brisbane.
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Kinetic Marcoola bus 5707 was involved in a head on collision with a tree after a Tesla collided with the bus on Walter Hay Dr last night during a 622 north run. The driver was okay with minor Injuries and was taken to hospital, the bus is being transported to Bus tech on Gold Coast for inspection and repair

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Kinetic GC -

New MAN VST’s based at Ernest Depot-
945, 946, 947, 948

All four in service
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Gold Coast

390 is out of service for a month due of the rear engine door had been damage from the today's accident from behind, it will be looks like to write off.
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GC-

955 is based out of Ernest depot.

Unknown # XDI caught in GC flood waters recently.

109 BYD Volgren - removed from service and on way to Volgren for repairs after head-on.

390 XDI still not back in service.

Noticed 367 XDI still showing in fleet list, however is unregistered on QLD registration database. Unsure what happened to this one?
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Gold Coast/Tweed.

2 buses 627 and 893 have no longer rego and move then in Disposal list.
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Gold Coast/Tweed

Another additional new buses had entered service for 949 also missed a rego, 2 buses 390 and 109 those both are still in repair at the moment.
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Cairns:

Both 2636 and 2645 back out on the road. 3700 and 3701 have not been seen for an extended period of time in Cairns, maybe they have been moved elsewhere or retired? Not sure, if anyone else can confirm?
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5707 B12 VST, appears to be getting scrapped at Bus Works.

400, B8R VST appears to be not in service for a good while now. Unsure if this was the one caught in Christmas / NY GC storm floods.

The following original Bustech’s are now Kinetic “Green” : 644 823 825 826 828 829 837 840
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