We take a look back at changes to the route networks between the 1920s and 1970s, and how newly opened suburbs were first serviced.
Bus 945 on Athllon Drive. Photo by “King of Buses”
Bus 621 is a Scania K360UA 6×2/2 articulated bus with Volgren Optimus body.
ACT Bus is a Canberra-based Transport Enthusiast Website. Given that buses are the primary mode of public transport in Canberra, the site has a heavy emphasis on ACTION Buses.
We aim to provide a place for transport enthusiasts to discuss their hobby and contribute to the preservation of the history of buses in the Canberra region.
Network 2017 commenced operations on 7 October 2017.
QCIty Transit Volvo B7RLE (8404MO) at Platform 6, City Bus Station. Photo by Ryu Callaway.
894 & 898 pose beside Lake Burley Griffin prior to departing Canberra for their new home. Photo by “743”
Buses 963, 967 and 971 are Renault/MACK PR100.2 (“Mk2”) buses bodied by Ansair, which entered service with ACTION in mid-1992.
Transport Canberra’s new bus timetable will start in October, introducing two new Rapid bus services, improving service times across the network, better aligning weekday and weekend services and providing better connections to meet the needs of our growing city.
The ACT government’s marriage equality campaign has decorated Canberra’s streets following the release of two Transport Canberra buses, which have been wrapped in rainbows.
Transport Canberra’s long awaited trial of alternative energy buses will commence next week.
ACT Transport Minister Meegan Fitzharris today revealed the two buses which will participate in the twelve month trial, a fully-electric BYD Toro bus supplied by Carbridge and a Volvo B5RLEH Hybrid.