Category Archive: Featured Bus

Since 2010, we have selected one bus per month to become the ACT Bus Featured Bus, which means that vehicle is profiled on the main page of our website. Whilst there is no firm criteria for selection, generally buses with unique attributes are chosen.

Featured Bus – May/June 2015

Bus 004 was a Hino AC140K which operated for ACTION’s Special Needs Transport division between 1996 and 2013.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-may-jun-2015/

Featured Bus – March/April 2015

Bus 853 is a Renault (MACK) PR100.2 (Mk1) bus which entered service at Kingston Depot in April 1990.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-mar-apr-2015/

Featured Bus – January/February 2015

Bus 735 was a MAN SL202 NGV demonstrator bus which operated for ACTION in 1992.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-jan-feb-2015/

Featured Bus – November/December 2014

Bus 870 is a Renault PR100.2 (Mk2) bus with body by Ansair, Tullamarine which commenced service in August 1990.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-nov-dec-2014/

Featured Bus – September/October 2014

Bus 410 was an MAN SL200 which operated for ACTION between 1975 and 1991.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-sep-oct-2014/

Featured Bus – July/August 2014

Bus 320 is a Scania L94UB bus with “CB60″ body by Custom Coaches, which entered service on 2 July 2004.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-july-2014/

Featured Bus – June 2014

Seven Renault PR180.2 Mk2 articulated buses were delivered to ACTION in June 1983.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-june-2014/

Featured Bus – May 2014

Bus 130 was a wheelchair-accessible Renault PR100.3 which operated for ACTION between 1993 and 2013.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-may-2014/

Featured Bus – April 2014

Bus 670 was a Mercedes-Benz O.305 with body by Ansair Tullamarine, delivered in April 1985.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-april-2014/

Featured Bus – March 2014

ZIB-261 was a Leyland National 10951/2R bus which operated for ACTION between 1974 and 1990.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-march-2014/

Featured Bus – February 2014

On 2 February 2004, 20 Irisbus Agoralines (Bus 300 – Bus 319) entered service with ACTION.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-february-2014/

Featured Bus – January 2014

ZIB 407 was a Toyota Coaster RU19HB which was purchased in June 1975.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-january-2014/

Featured Bus – December 2013

In July 1926, the Federal Capital Commission commenced the Canberra City Omnibus Service with four AEC Renown buses.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-december-2013/

Featured Bus – November 2013

Between May 1974 and January 1975, ACTION received 20 AEC Swift 3MP2R buses with body by Smithfield Bus and Coach Works of Sydney.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-november-2013/

Featured Bus – October 2013

Bus 617 was a Mercedes-Benz O.305G articulated bus with Ansair Tullamarine body, which operated for ACTION between April 1983 and October 1997.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-october-2013/

Featured Bus – September 2013

Between 1975 and 1981, ACTION purchased 151 MAN SL200 with bodies by three different builders: Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC), Smithfield Bus and Coach Works and Custom Coaches.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-september-2013/

Featured Bus – August 2013

ZIB 671 was a Leyland Lynx B60 bus which was evaluated by ACTION in 1985.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-august-2013/

Featured Bus – July 2013

Between 1956 and 1961, ACTION purchased 52 AEC Reliance buses with body by Commonwealth Engineering, Granville NSW.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-july-2013/

Featured Bus – June 2013

Between August and December 2001, ACTION leased 17 Hino RG197K buses from NSW State Transit. These vehicles had bodies from Custom Coaches, Motorcoach Australia and Pressed Metal Corporation (Adelaide).

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-june-2013/

Featured Bus – May 2013

Bus 734 was a MAN SL202 Demonstrator that operated for ACTION during 1991.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-may-2013/

Featured Bus – April 2013

Between August 1962 and April 1966, ACTION purchased 11 Leyland Leopard buses with bodies by three different builders: Freighter, Commonwealth Engineering and Pressed Metal Corporation.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-april-2013/

Featured Bus – March 2013

C.59351, also known as ‘Matilda’, is a fully restored AEC Regal III which resides at ACTION’s Woden Depot

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-march-2013/

Featured Bus – February 2013

Between August 1974 and October 1976, ACTION received 76 Volvo B58-56 buses with body by Smithfield Bus and Coach Works of Sydney.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-february-2013/

Featured Bus – January 2013

Bus 673 was an MAN SG192 Articulated Bus with Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation body built in 1979 which operated for ACTION between January 1986 and July 1993.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-january-2013/

Featured Bus – December 2012

Bus 148 is a Dennis Dart SLF ‘Midi Bus’ which entered service in 1987. It has a ‘Crusader’ body by Wrightbus of Northern Ireland, UK.

Permanent link to this article: http://actbus.net/featured-bus-december-2012/

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