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Re: WA Bus Observations 2024

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Merc1107 wrote: Wed May 01, 2024 7:05 pm
HL7619 wrote: Wed May 01, 2024 11:54 am

Actually is definitely was 2512 and 2522 at Kingsway shopping Centre so they must have moved to either joondalup or karrinyup
Just going to leave this here... :wink:
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Throwaway joke... might need to clean up the glasses, and/or be 100% sure that you're reading the fleet numbers correctly. Much more likely to have been 2611 and 2612 that you saw.

Again, as Off the Rails has said: pictures or else it didn't happen,, especially given that (1) nobody else has seen it, (2) there's valid rebuttals from more reputable board members, and (3) your track record of "observations" thus far (no offence intended).

Oh, and just for the record, I reckon I would've seen 2511 and 2512 by now if they have actually moved to either Karrinyup or Joondalup.
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3001 on 75.
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Yesterday I saw 1407 operating the route 907 as this pulled into gosnells station
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3493 at Big Wheels today.
Officially the last person to tag off the 381 - 20/5/16.
Second last person to tag off the last timetabled 16 - 23/08/19.
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Only a matter of time before we see 3500s out on the road.
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I guess they're not too bothered with going back to 0 and starting over!
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2127 on 72.
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2095 on 530 and 2097 on 526.
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1443 in Esperance!
- new transfer/allocation?
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4004 has just been registered from what i have heard of and it should be running on the Perth Cats in the next few weeks hopefully and it should be running every day from Monday-Sunday and will be running on the Blue, Green or Purple Cats from Elizabeth Quay Bus Station and from what i have seen in images its a full length BZL with 3 handicap bays like the Perth Cats and if i have got this correct it had 10 sideway seats on the bus with 3 seats at the 2 main handicap bays and then 4 seats at the third handicap bay next to the second door which brings it to 10 sideway seats, then there are 4 rear facing seats and the rest of the bus has forward facing seats and if i have got this correct it will be the first electric with the new front seats
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If what HL7619 says is true I foresee the end of service days for the B7s at Claisebrook on the horizon. My guess is that these may be moved to RO to replace the gassies on 555.

A side note, 3476 on 910.
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Is that true that 2247 has moved to beckenham or canning vale because i saw it on perth bus info doing a 907 route or is it still at Karrinyup as i only saw it on sunday doing a 442 route
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At a rough guess I'd say that was a rail replacement shift covered by Karrinyup - not unheard of, Rockingham, even Mandurah, Joondalup and Wangara buses (when Transdev still ran things up there) were common sightings on stadium event days or Perth to Cockburn rail replacement in times past.
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Karrinyup has 6 or 7 weekend shifts dedicated to running 907's.
Officially the last person to tag off the 381 - 20/5/16.
Second last person to tag off the last timetabled 16 - 23/08/19.
Last person to tag off a Transdev Joondalup service - 19/1/20.
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Saw 3064 on a route 460 this morning so has 3064 moved from canning vale to joondalup
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$100 says you didn't.
Officially the last person to tag off the 381 - 20/5/16.
Second last person to tag off the last timetabled 16 - 23/08/19.
Last person to tag off a Transdev Joondalup service - 19/1/20.
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Reecho wrote: Wed Jun 26, 2024 4:13 pm TP3000 gone for good.

https://www.manheim.com.au/trucks-machi ... d=BUSCNG11
I hope it's drivable.
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Enviro 500 wrote: Thu Jun 27, 2024 12:41 am
Reecho wrote: Wed Jun 26, 2024 4:13 pm TP3000 gone for good.

https://www.manheim.com.au/trucks-machi ... d=BUSCNG11
I hope it's drivable.
Says in the listing tow only so yeah nah.
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Enviro 500 wrote: Thu Jun 27, 2024 12:41 am
Reecho wrote: Wed Jun 26, 2024 4:13 pm TP3000 gone for good.

https://www.manheim.com.au/trucks-machi ... d=BUSCNG11
I hope it's drivable.
None of the CNG buses have been sold in drivable condition in recent history. I think the O305 gassies were the only vehicles sold with fuel in the tank.
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Took the Yanchep Line on Sunday and I Heard the Transperth SWAN Drivers saying there will be a new bus depot at Alkimos next year

This will be Due to the significant growth of bus services in Perth’s northern suburbs, a new bus depot known as the SWAN TRANSIT Alkimos Bus Depot will be built within the e.

The Alkimos Bus Depot will supplement the Joondalup Bus Depot, which is currently at capacity. The new Bus Depot will primarily accommodate bus services commencing from Clarkson Train Station to minimise the level of unproductive running of empty buses to and from the Station.

The new Bus Depot will include:

• Parking for up to 80 buses
• An administration office
• Four-bay maintenance workshop
• Refuelling and bus wash facilities
• Staff parking

Construction works
Construction should begin in December 2024 and be completed in April 2025. During this time, access will be confined to the Alkimos Station, which comes off Romeo Road. All work will follow strict noise and dust management plans.

As part of the site preparation works for the Bus Depot, bush reserve will be removed from some of the land upon which the depot is to be built on. This work will be carried out following all necessary guidelines and is anticipated to begin in early December 2024 and take approximately three months to complete.
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The above text looks like it came from an article of some description. Could you please cite the source?

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Bus Preservation Association of South Australia https://www.bpasa.org.au/
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I'll give him some credit The Phonj... the information is correct, found at this handy link - where the stuff they posted is from though, I'm not sure.

Only been awarded for over a year, so hardly new information.
Officially the last person to tag off the 381 - 20/5/16.
Second last person to tag off the last timetabled 16 - 23/08/19.
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The Phonj wrote: Tue Jul 16, 2024 7:59 pm The above text looks like it came from an article of some description. Could you please cite the source?

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I'm telling you its happening a new alkimos depot for Swan Transit opening next year hopefully from what i heard from swan drivers
Link https://www.tenders.wa.gov.au/watenders ... 483A175047
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