BUS 990

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Bus 990
Chassis Renault PR100.3
Depot Belconnen
Entered Service February 1994
Removed from Service 24 June 2014
Desto Equipment STC Cannon
VIN VF6PS08A200000537
Body Austral Denning "Starliner"
Body Number M200140
Body Date February 1994
Seating B49D
Fuel Diesel
Gallery Album Bus 990

Bus 990 was a Renault PR100.3


  • Bus 990 was the second Natural Gas powered Renault PR100.3 delivered to ACTION (BUS 991 being the first).
  • Its engine was a Renault diesel engine converted to run on CNG by Transcom Engine Corporation. It was later modified using CNG cylinder heads supplied by Renault.
  • During 2007, 990 and sister unit 991 were withdrawn from service at Tuggeranong Depot for conversion to operate on diesel. This resulted in the removal of the roof mounted gas cylinders and pods, although a lower internal ceiling line remained.
  • Once the conversion to diesel was complete it was transferred to Belconnen Depot.
  • Bus 990 was fitted with a DL2 bike rack on 27 September 2011.
  • It was withdrawn from service in late June 2014.
  • It was sent to Access Recycling for scrapping in August 2014.

All Over Advertising History

  • NGV Natural Gas an Alternative Fuel - Date Unknown - Livery Purple and Green (With white clouds) with "This bus run on Compressed Natural Gas" above the windows and "Natural Gas..an alternative fuel" written along it
  • AGL Natural Gas - ? until 2007 - Blue with clouds, and three large clouds in the shape of the AGL Australia-Flame-Light Globe logo with writing "This Bus is Powered by AGL Natural Gas for a cleaner environment" followed by the AGL logo on all sides
  • Indigenous Livery - 2007 to withdrawal - A Multi coloured Indigenous Artwork (vinyl wrap)