ACT Bus presents a guide to the various bus liveries of Canberra.
In 1922, the Commonwealth Department of Works had two 25 passenger Dodge charabancs which were used to carry construction workers and school children. They were also used for community purposes and did special trips for forestry students. They were numbered C94 and C166.
Download manuals for buses that previously formed part of the ACTION Fleet.
Kingston Depot closed on Sunday 5 July 1992. The days before the closure were filled with activity transferring the more than 100 buses which operated from Kingston.
ACTION’s fleet as recorded on 27 September 1991.
ACTION’s regular route fleet on 31 December 2013 consisted of 418 buses
The final Scania K360UA, Bus 538, entered service on 11 November 2013. Read the full history of ACTION’s articulated bus fleet.
A snapshot of the ACTION Fleet as of September 2009
In November 2012, ACTION once more paid for twenty vinyl moustaches to be applied to bus windscreens in order to promote the Movember event to raise funds for mens health programs.
Reliability problems with earlier buses prompted the Department to have a look at the new Volvo B58 then being offered for the first time in Australia.