February Bus 914 suffers major damage when it collides with a tree and electrical substation on Beaurepaire Crescent in Holt whilst operating Route 44 on 25 February. The only passenger on the bus escaped injury whilst the driver was taken to hospital. You can read further information on the accident and view news footage by Read More
February Mack/Renault PR 100.2s 698, 699, 750 and 752 were delivered in February as were the PR180.2 articulateds 702 and 703. Workshop staff were very busy modifying and upgrading the bus fleet:
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.
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 Athol 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. A Read More