Remembering "City Sightseeing Adelaide Tour" (3)

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Does anyone know the history of 414 as it does not appear in the fleet list?
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It was listed on ebay or some website for sale
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Rode on the City Explorer once and the fare cost $15 at that time and asked the driver where the buses were made and he explained the the buses were made in Hong Kong.
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marshall wrote:Rode on the City Explorer once and the fare cost $15 at that time and asked the driver where the buses were made and he explained the the buses were made in Hong Kong.
How old were you when you rode the buses? from memory the $15 fare was a child fare.

As for the buses, they are a british design, built in Hong Kong from kits sent from the UK.
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I only really like the last picture for obvious reasons! :P
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STA 1440 wrote:I only really like the last picture for obvious reasons! :P
Goodness, you Volvo boys are a passionate lot :lol: :lol:
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Yep we are Neil, and why not, Volvo one of the best buses ever built :D
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Fleet Lists wrote:Does anyone know the history of 414 as it does not appear in the fleet list?

all I know is it went from Adelaide to Melbourne after the Adelaide Tour stopped running.
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To Inspector regarding the $15 fare think at the time it was a pensioner fare ,and age at the time would have in my early 40 s.
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marshall wrote:To Inspector regarding the $15 fare think at the time it was a pensioner fare ,and age at the time would have in my early 40 s.
Sounds about right for the concession fare, I cant remember that far back and dont have my Adelaide Tour brochures anymore. I could have been the one who sold you the ticket or even been one of your drivers.
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