1973 Fleet

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The first bus service in Canberra was started in 1923 when the Department of Works obtained two buses for the transport of workmen to various building sites around the city. In addition, these buses also doubled as school buses. Early in 1925 a number of services for workmen were commenced from nearby Queanbeyan (in New South Wales), while Mrs H Barton commenced a local service in Canberra about the middle of the same year. (more…)

Canberra turns on the gas

Unlike some other Australian public sector bus undertakings, ACTION is taking a cautious approach to compressed natural gas. Perth, Adelaide and Sydney already have numbers of CNG-fueled buses in service or on order, while other city operators are still in the ‘try before you buy’ mode. This is not to Read more…