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1978 in Focus

February MAN SL200 522 was delivered in February 1978. ZIB 518 was fitted with the first production model AES farebox on 28 February. On 28 February five new off-peak routes were introduced to provide a service to the new Belconnen Mall.

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1968 in Focus

February Canberra’s first rear engine buses; and among the first rear engined buses in Australia, were placed in service on 22 February 1968. ZIB 121 & 122, both Hedges bodied AEC Swift MP3Rs were unusual in being manual gearbox Swifts, most other such AEC buses in the world were semi-automatic or fully automatic.