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Re: What buses did you get today? Answer: I got lots :)
« Reply #3500 on: September 14, 2017, 01:30:41 PM »
Wed 6th Sep:

579 (64N) B&R
579 (22S) B&R
485 (313S)
368 (64N)
534 (300S)
516 (343N)
712 (182W)
385 (162S) B&R
Fri 8th Sep:

946 (64N) B&R
391 (300N) B&R
151 (101L)
483 (313W)
470 (319E)
390 (10E) B&R
318 (39N) B&R
942 (2E) B&R
621 B&R (58S)
334 (80S) B&R
949 (80N) B&R
116 (30N)
312 (712N)
583 (57S)
344 (163S) B&R
537 (343S) B&R
397 (300N) B&R
Wed 13 Sep:

350 (343N) B&R
908 (21W) B&R
351 (71S) B&R
395 (65N) B&R
625 (5E) B&R
421 (5W) B&R
320 (313N) B&R
355 (9E) B&R
311 (56N)
508 (58S)
638 (343S)
483 (313N)
976 (314N) B&R
512 (313E)
307 (7W)
329 (30E)
475 (3W)
927 (14E)
629 (52W)
976 (343S) B&R
954 (57N) B&R
963 (31N) B&R
507 (39S) B&R
321 (163S) B&R
971 (61S) B&R
974 (163S) B&R

So, with all those buses I managed to get that I hadn't already this year (marked with blue), I only have a few left now to worry about to get before the 'ride before decommissioning' goal stats get worse;
-925, 952, 953
-101, 108, 121, 122
-135

And the remaining numbers that i still haven't ridden of the whole current fleet of 2017;
x8 Iris
x17 Scania
374, 378, 381, 384
x24 E5 MAN
x30 E6 Sc
x16 Stag
x11 Artic
x8 M6

Required rides;
x3 on 710
x2 on 712
x1 on 621


Oh yeah. Last week when I got my first ride of 712. My opinion of the bus is; I like it, however it was louder than I thought it would be esp on the outside, and considering it's an electric bus that is kinda a bad thing cause I thought electric meant quiet - it's quiet when it's motionless, but that's about it. It also shudders during acceleration as if it were a manual drive which seems weird, and makes it a little slower than the other buses, but apart from that it's a nice bus. I's also odd sitting behind the rear doors with the double doors when I'm so use to a single door.

I also got lots of photos for both to share and to assist my drawings which I'll share later.

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3501 on: September 14, 2017, 11:10:59 PM »
712 isn't an electric bus, 710 is. 712 is diesel electric vehicle which means it runs using a diesel generator to power an electric engine, not unlike a diesel locomotive train.

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3502 on: September 15, 2017, 04:34:46 PM »
It's not a diesel-electric either. (Not sure if anyone makes them.)

It's a Hybrid diesel. Has both a diesel engine (5 litre 4 cylinder) and an electric motor which both connect to the i-shift 12 speed auto.

More details can be found on the fleetwiki or Wikipedia.

Update: according to Wikipedia there is a Mercedes-Benz Citaro which is a diesel-electric (powered by traction motors).
« Last Edit: September 15, 2017, 06:01:23 PM by Barry Drive »

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Re: What buses did you get today?
« Reply #3503 on: September 15, 2017, 06:33:30 PM »
631 (343N)
101 (318S)
621 (319S)
926 (315N)

Got another which is somewhat relieving. Spotted 925 and 952 too, but was unable to ride them at the time.

Thanks to the driver of 621 being early, I got enough time to run up to the parking to get the roof shot I was desiring - had to film it instead of a still photo, but I got what I wanted.

With 712, someone could've said something about TC having this on their site...


too bad the helicopter didn't get 710 in the same way too :|

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3504 on: September 18, 2017, 05:56:24 PM »
too bad the helicopter didn't get 710 in the same way too :|

I think you'll find it wasn't a helicopter, but rather a drone.

Anyway, for me today...

393 (319)
522 (61)
494 (343)
7148 (830)
8402 (831)
591 (300)
908 (200)
430 (250)
519 (313)
562 (26)
980 (25)
325 (27)
539 (318)
584 (319)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3505 on: September 19, 2017, 06:31:00 PM »
466 (319)
900 (171)
135 (101)
329 (58)
106 (54)
967 (7)
581 (343)
712 (5)
517 (313)
434 (343)
457 (15R)
457 (15)
982 (705)
504 (319)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3506 on: September 19, 2017, 09:59:41 PM »
446 (15)
445 (313)
548 (3)
616 (1)
944 (60)
981 (63)
979 (2)
534 (343)
121 (319)
487 (313)
101 (314)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3507 on: September 20, 2017, 10:44:53 PM »
372 (315)
575 (3)
629 (3)
150 (101)
111 (1)
596 (2)
936 (1) seems not retired yet.
484 (3)
971 (56)
569 (56)
114 (31)
541 (315)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3508 on: September 28, 2017, 08:23:01 PM »
MUM-LIB (mums car, suburu liberty) - Canberra to Sydney airport car park

Sydney bus - Sydney Airport to Westfield Burwood

Sydney train - Burwood - Central

Sydney Tram - central - capitol square

Sydney Tram - capitol  square

Sydney train - central - international Airport (via the city)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3509 on: October 04, 2017, 07:02:09 PM »
476 (19)
950 (313)
523 (200)
626 (250)
365 (343)
954 (40)
453 (300)
151 (101)
151 (101)
960 (318)
967 (66)
505 (319)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3510 on: October 05, 2017, 12:03:23 AM »
630 (315)
325 (1)
494 (3)
377 (1)
938 (743)  Is 938 back in service, or was this a 'one off'? *partially.
629 (343)*
401 (315)

Yesterday
374 (315)
530 (2)
562 (2)
598 (3)
562 (1)
505 (313)
448 (313)
638 (318)*
478 (315)*
954 (250)*
637 (3)*
496 (315)
* Denotes ride for enthusiast purposes, all others just normal usage to suit travel needs.

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3511 on: October 08, 2017, 03:25:41 PM »
Finally got 710...
Ironically it seems when I try so hard to get a new bus and fail on multiple occasions, I get it when I least expect it.

710 (300N)
614 (971S)
637 (967W)
443 (962N)

Also, cause I asked when I got off 710, I met up with the bus back at T when the driver was returning it to the depot and finally got the roof shot I was after (recorded not photographed), of which a rear shot of the bus I might be able to extract to get an image, for use in the gallery.

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3512 on: October 09, 2017, 11:53:10 PM »
Well what are the chances - my morning bus on the first day of the new network was...
710 (67) 8m late
979 (6) 10m late, tapped on and off
495 (6) blank desto, either a failure or not yet updated with route 6
607 (2) my afternoon school bus driver from last network
927 (6) cheery driver, apparently impressed with me using a phone torch to signal bus on dark street
492 (67)


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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3513 on: October 13, 2017, 02:01:34 PM »
474 (319)
362 (61)
638 (6)
315 (4)
980 (182)
710 (343)
956 (343)
954 (319)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3514 on: October 13, 2017, 11:38:06 PM »

372 (67N)
617 (6N)
535 (SR6##)
536 (3N) friend lost wallet on bus but got off so it was interesting trying to track down the bus' next run (ACTION was 'unable' to find out)
536 (318S)
548 (319S)
362 (63N)
979 (65S)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3515 on: October 21, 2017, 09:58:08 PM »
(friday)

374 (63N) B&R
588 (71N) B&R
606 (343N) B&R
135 (101E)
980 (9E)
980 (9W)
147 (101W)
564 (1N) B&R
354 (1N) B&R
963 (1E) B&R
341 (39N) B&R
341 (39S) B&R
377 (2S) B&R
542 (7S) B&R
925 (319S) B&R
600 (64S) B&R

Probably the most interesting selection of routes I've caught in a while. I was riding between most places due to long breaks between buses, but I guess that's how it is when you're the sole person helping distribute posters around the whole of canberra :(.

All Darts of 2017 ridden
Remaining:
x2 P2s
x3 P3s
x7 Iris
x15 Sc
x3 MAN
x24 E5
x26 E6
most stags
x11 Artic
x7 M6
x2 more on each Ebus

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3516 on: October 21, 2017, 11:23:16 PM »

Yesterday
443 (67)
360 (6)
306 (S/R 8#2)
712 (744) first ride on 712
592 (319)
335 (67)


And to stay on topic, today:
300 497


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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3517 on: October 23, 2017, 04:05:27 PM »
486 (319)
528 (60)
8404 (831)
497 (200)
348 (54)
941 (300)
486 (313)
973 (64)
972 (63)
967 (71)
616 (19B)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3518 on: October 28, 2017, 11:35:23 PM »

966 400
961 612
300 580
300 605
961 617
966 493


I have to say the 966 is scheduled really badly - 2 minutes after a northbound connection at Erindale on the inbound and 5 minutes before a southbound connection from Woden at Erindale for the outbound, although I luckily made it both ways because my bus was early and the bus I was changing to was late (the second case my bus was right behind the 966 - driver flashed lights for me to signal it)
Also amusing that I have a bus through my suburb later on a Saturday than a weekday.


Also have to say that all 966, 964S, and 300S at least seem to be timed very loosely

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3519 on: October 31, 2017, 10:39:56 PM »
467 (319)
537 (60)
621 (2)
967 (182)
363 (65)
569 (319)
928 (319)
943 (62)
943 (63)
391 (313)
544 (319)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3520 on: November 14, 2017, 07:54:40 PM »
424 (315)
376 (250)
376 (200)
147 (101)
447 (300)
900 (45) Including Mt Rogers School diversion.
311 (15)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3521 on: November 14, 2017, 08:21:53 PM »

Yesterday
67 712 :)
6 980
6 578 Lovely driver
1 972

Today
67 710 :)
6 562
6 389
67 943[size=78%] [/size]

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3522 on: November 14, 2017, 09:16:06 PM »
Finally got 952 today, luckily on the bus on the way home. That now means I've ridden all current P2s of this year.

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3523 on: November 14, 2017, 10:26:52 PM »
487 (319)
533 (60)
8015 (831)
445 (200)
150 (101)
147 (101)
967 (182)
608 (67)
504 (63)
502 (343)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3524 on: November 21, 2017, 10:09:27 PM »

937 (67)
926 (6)
381 (6)
946 (10)
492 (791)
636 (65)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3525 on: November 23, 2017, 10:42:36 PM »
Yesterday
420 (315)
938 (250)
379 (200)
465 (315)

Today
443 (315)
428 (40)
339 (40)
466 (15)
957 (15)
468 (319)
969 (6)
114 (252)
621 (254)
542 (250)
550 (315)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3526 on: December 12, 2017, 11:05:03 PM »
Sun 10th
454 (906)
640 (300)
604 (938)
572 (300)
426 (906)

Today
349 (315)
405 (30)
483 (313)
147 (101)
612 (182)
586 (182)
982 (63)
330 (319)
909 (343)
633 (313)
517 (3)
516 (315)
626 (315)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3527 on: December 20, 2017, 04:28:54 AM »
(11 Dec)
909 (315W)
523 (319E)
121 (163S) - all PR3s of 2017 ridden
492 (23E)
599 (343S)
(13 Dec)
619 (71N) B&R
381 (25N)
466 (343S)
520 (314N)
518 (300?S)
503 (25N)
525 (300S)
632 (343N)
355 (318S)
572 (343N)
531 (300S)
597 (319S)
977 (64N)
400 (313N)
121 (792S)
352 (343N)
547 (792S)
406 (300S)
408 (65N)
306 (62W) B&R
567 (343S) B&R
Today (19 Dec)
331 (64N) B&R
527 (319N) B&R
511 (200N)
596 (200S)
378 (6W)
473 (319W)
338 (313E)
959 (182S)
589 (3N)
372 (6S)
343 (6N)
543 (1W)
577 (343E)
426 (300W)
461 (8E)
500 (6S)
538 (343N)
487 (318S)
330 (2N)
539 (6W)
447 (300E)
474 (343S)
339 (2N)
371 (40W)
408 (343E)
471 (316W)
963 (318E)
465 (343W)
483 (343E)
464 (315W)
475 (300E)
970 (6S)
559 (4N)
348 (3W)
404 (726E)
506 (10E)
548 (315N)
384 (161S) - all MAN of 2017 ridden
322 (6N)
410 (171S)
526 (313N)
969 (2S)
964 (80N)
427 (318S) B&R
568 (163S) B&R


181 buses to go to hit 1000 for 2017
Remaining buses not yet caught in 2017 as of 19 Dec (45 total): red = saw it but missed it
302, 304, 305, 316
358, 362, 364
403, 407, 411, 413, 420, 422, 438, 449, 452, 457, 462, 504
541, 544, 545, 550, 552, 566, 573, 575, 591, 592, 598, 616, 620
624, 627, 633, 640, 641
467, 468, 472, 477, 478, 479, 489
514

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3528 on: December 20, 2017, 05:13:31 PM »
Quite an impressive list for one day Sylvan. Just curious, do you have any minimum distance standard? Or does as little as from one stop to the next nearby stop count?

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3529 on: December 21, 2017, 12:02:46 AM »
If you think that's impressive, you should check back to last year 28th Sep to see my record of 77 in one day ;)

Just curious, do you have any minimum distance standard? Or does as little as from one stop to the next nearby stop count?

It depends on how far the next bus stop away is, and how long the bus takes to get there. That's generally how I determine my travels, more so when I travel with my bike, I try to extend where I'm going a little further often just so I don't peeve of the driver cause it takes just a little longer for me to board/exit the bus with the bike.
Bus stops such the double stop on Duggan Street in Calwell would be considered cheating as they're way too close , a friendly driver giving me a lift from Plt 7 of Woden Interchange to Plt 11 to say "hi", or any stop along Summerland Cres (Kambah) cause of the distance between.
To make my 'Bus Hopping' more legit, for any Interchange/Station I go to do it at, I try to make the effort to make the distance that I'm travelling count, so for each Interchange/Station I go to, and depending on the routes I get, I will travel to;
Tuggeranong Interchange:
300s N-bound - Bus stop no.2 - back from no.3
62/705 - Tuggeranong Pool and back
319/19 - try to avoid
The rest - Homeworld or Police Station and back
Woden Interchange:
2/21/25/26/27/60/160/62/162/83/749/791/792/300s - Bus stop no. 2002 (outside tradies) and back
2/160/162/791/792/300s - sometimes around the corner to the Phillip Pool stop and back
6/23/24/66/67 - to Bus stop nos. 2378/2379/2380 crossing over to 2093/2094 to get back (try to get these less often cause of the longer wait periods)
May even get off and get back from the college, but that's pushing it
3/22/80/88 - try to avoid
Anything travelling south on Ahtllon - get off either 2651 or 2687 - cross to get back. Years ago I would go as far as Mawson/Melrose to go back but that was time unnecessarily consuming.
City Interchange:
3/6/7/8/40/300s - literally the first stop after the Northbourne lights, bus stop nos. 3042 (3/6/7) and 4530 and back from either 4529 or 4531. I may even get another bus to the ANU if I see another I want at the lights before crossing back to either of the 4529/4531 stops.
200s/30s/50s Northbourne bound - usually as far as 4554, crossing to 4553 to get back - frequencies of buses will affect my decision
6/200s Constitution bound - try to avoid
81/Tuggeranong Parkway bound routes - try to avoid
All Commonwealth bound routes - get of at Floriade stop (8888) cross to 8887 to get back.
So like yesterday, I was pretty much doing the Floriade and ANU bound routes.
Belconnen Stations:
All routes from Cohen - get of at Community Station
All routes from Community Station - get off at Cohen
I will only get off at the Westfield Station for a rare lunch break or toilet break.
This is how a got 77 in 8 1/2 hours, cause of the number of routes that go through this area and the frequency of it. 5 minutes per bus, averaging around 8 buses an hour, and I report any drivers who fail to stop when I signal for them - happens quite often here.



And just so we stay on topic...
Today:
368 (64N)
464 (313N)
409 (3W)
151 (101E)
478 (318S)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3530 on: December 21, 2017, 01:35:19 AM »
I was looking back just now to the original post, back then I had no idea what you meant, but I found it.

Am I correct in guessing that at least one of those buses was actually a TARDIS - since that list could not be achieved without time travel either to the 1980-90s or to a few years in the future.

910 (300W), 656 (E), 395 (3W)
that was suppose to be 565 (12E), just a simple typo - I was pretty tired (which is normal after a long day of bus hopping).

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3531 on: December 21, 2017, 09:11:19 PM »
Thank you Sylvan for your detailed reply on what you judge as a minimum ride. I tend to agree, but personally I class Cohen - Community as a 'short ride' as I find I sometimes elect to walk it.

You are quite right about buses at Community (N bound) and Cohen St (S bound) Stations not stopping if they are a terminating service at Cohen and Emu Bank respectively. Most drivers assume the passenger wants to go further and has signalled in error, or have already made up their 'till', or are running late and if S bound intend to double back (as I have seen) at the Community Station. I do think this is reasonable and I wouldn't be reporting it.

I admire your dedicated enthusiasm in riding large numbers in one day. A dozen is a big day for me. Whilst I expect you will reach your 1000 for the year, I feel you have negligible chance of riding, by the end of the year, all the buses you list as yet to catch. The problem, as you would recognise, is that as the number uncaught decreases, so also does the probability that the next bus will be one from that list, so it becomes more and more difficult to catch up with the last few.

Have a great Christmas.

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3532 on: December 23, 2017, 02:31:25 AM »
The problem, as you would recognise, is that as the number uncaught decreases, so also does the probability that the next bus will be one from that list, so it becomes more and more difficult to catch up with the last few.

Have a great Christmas.

Quite, although I caught another 44 today, 22 of them being ones from the list. So I probably struck luck today at the City, and will notice this inevitability soon.
Thanks, you have a great Christmas too!

381 (62N)
618 (313N)
550 (300W)
477 (319E)
640 (200E)
422 (319W)
541 (4S)
427 (80N)
955 (9E)
151 (101W)
487 (313E)
413 (182S)
546 (4N)
472 (319W)
598 (1E)
449 (182S)
612 (3N)
302 (7W)
110 (765E)
304 (30N)
533 (200S)
504 (1S)
407 (300S)
482 (343N)
573 (1S)
410 (4N)
489 (319S)
330 (315N)
468 (200N)
912 (39S)
479 (319S)
586 (314N)
970 (3S)
440 (182N)
624 (40W)
603 (300E)
982 (6S)
469 (343N)
508 (3S)
550 (2N)
362 (30N)
592 (200S)
364 (300S)
633 (319S)
------------------131 buses left to ride for 2017
Remaining buses not yet caught in 2017 as of 22 Dec (22 total):
305, 316
358
403, 411, 420, 438, 452, 457, 462
544, 545, 552, 566, 575, 591, 616, 620
627, 641
467
514

I'll be at it again across the weekend, hopefully I can bring it down to below 60 remaining.
This'll help for the last few weekdays of the year, as once again the last bus of the year has to be a Renault.

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3533 on: December 24, 2017, 12:51:01 AM »
Friday
477 - Blue Rapid
712 - 65
358 - Blue Rapid
468 - Blue Rapid
622 - 39
323 - 1
Transborder 7718 - 982
Transborder 7718 - 981 (The last  chance this year to go to Yass & back by bus. Don't anyoneget confused with the NSW Trainlink coach either)
621 - Blue Rapid
939 - 31
939 - 30
603 - Blue Rapid
545 - 56
545 - 250
560 - Blue Rapid

Saturday
615  - 300
566 - 961
588 - 932
502 - 200
556 - 954
586 - 980
426 - 300
569 - 300

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3534 on: December 27, 2017, 09:47:18 PM »
What do you do with a month off work? This is from today, I mark runs as Red/Blue Rapid for runs that aren't the full run, but part of that Rapid line.

Bus 517 - Blue Rapid (I'll send through a request for another artic to help cover this run tomorrow, as i had to share the bus with one other)
Bus 472 - Red Rapid
Bus 566 - Red Rapid
Bus 509 - Red Rapid
Bus 362 - 80
Bus 489 - Blue Rapid
Bus 558 - 313
Bus 371 - 43
Bus 408 - 44
Bus 452 -7
Bus 591 - 81
Bus 425 - 182

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3535 on: December 27, 2017, 10:14:44 PM »

Bus 371 - 43



Route 43? Did you mean 45? There is no holiday timetabled rte 43. (The only rte 43s in the regular timetable are 2 school day services.)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3536 on: December 27, 2017, 10:22:14 PM »
Route 43? Did you mean 45? There is no holiday timetabled rte 43. (The only rte 43s in the regular timetable are 2 school day services.)
As kinda mentioned at the start of my post, I only rode the 43 part of the 343. So it only counts as I've riden on the 43. Much like the Blue Rapids, not the 314 from Woden to City.

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Re: How 'bus'y were you today?
« Reply #3537 on: December 28, 2017, 01:47:32 AM »
Been a busy few days for me, not many to go now though.

23rd (Sat):
574 (962S)
566 (300N)
462 (936W)
422 (940E)
416 (934W)
503 (938E)
627 (300S)
548 (300N)
494 (300W)
576 (300E)
575 (910E)
580 (936W)
419 (300S)
421 (935N)
616 (300W)
558 (300E)
369 (938S)
593 (300N)
439 (935S)
433 (300N)
393 (300W)
570 (940E)
607 (300S)
634 (961S)

5/22 remainders caught, no others seen during the day.
24th (Sun): Bus hopping around the city doesn't work so well on the weekends which is why I decided to stick to Woden on Sunday.
638 (962N) B&R
443 (300N)
615 (300S)
710 (925W) - I thought from the other times I had caught this bus the smell was cause of someone cause the other times I have caught it, it was crowded. Now catching this for the first time by my self, I now know the horrific someone-shat-themselves-after-eating-tacos odour is actually the bus' odour, and thinking now, 711 is gonna have that same smell, ugh yuck...
432 (300S)
606 (300N)
407 (300N)
565 (300S)
411 (964S)
611 (961N)
400 (300S)
565 (964N)
411 (300N)
441 (300S)
501 (962N)
558 (300S)
404 (300N)
566 (300S)
400 (964S) B&R

1/17 remainders caught, 552 spotted.
Today (27 Wed):
364 (60S) B&R
623 (313N) B&R
467 (319S) - All Steertags of 2017 ridden
481 (3N)
509 (313S)
634 (6N)
545 (4S)
927 (80N)
951 (40W)
954 (319E)
101 (300S)
517 (343N)
360 (for some reason I didn't write down this one's route, oops)
530 (319N)
520 (343W)
478 (300E)
420 (1S)
354 (4N)
117 (744W)
388 (318E)
953 (6S)
641 (4N) - All Bustech Euro 6 of 2017 ridden
621 (343W)
471 (319E)
591 (255N)
492 (39S)
403 (9E)
311 (7W)
975 (1W)
523 (343E)
452 (171S)
911 (1N)
962 (57N)
432 (58S)
340 (171S)
604 (343N)
326 (6S)
557 (3N)
105 (315W)
413 (318E)
534 (313S) - You know I think probably saw every single artic except the one I was after... :(
633 (3N)
908 (315W)
464 (318E)
325 (313S)
483 (343N)
445 (171S) B&R
412 (318S) B&R

Another 7 ticked off

Only 40 buses remaining to ride for 1000 for 2017
9 buses of the 2017 fleet still remain also - I seriously hope none of these are on the bricks, cause that would just suck. If not this year, then more certainly next year as I'll be trying a little harder.
As of 27th Dec:
305, 316
358
438, 457
544, 552, 620
514
Two of which of those I missed out on cause it seems some drivers are too lazy to even bother open their doors when it comes to straight off arriving and departing when starting a route which is rather inconsiderate I must say, even for the few others I saw trying to get said routes of which I won't mention.

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3538 on: December 28, 2017, 09:54:27 AM »
Only 40 buses remaining to ride for 1000 for 2017
9 buses of the 2017 fleet still remain also - I seriously hope none of these are on the bricks, cause that would just suck. If not this year, then more certainly next year as I'll be trying a little harder.
As of 27th Dec:
305, 316
358
438, 457
544, 552, 620
514

I haven't seen 305 for months (and even then it was last seen on the tow truck!)

As for my recent travels, I'll just say I've had plenty of time with 442 and 528 over the past 24 or so hours...plus a few others inbetween.

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3539 on: December 28, 2017, 06:04:22 PM »
Today...

383 (319)
499 (313)
328 (65)
617 (6)
458 (6)
321 (5)
579 (4)
516 (3)
518 (1)
438 (163)
335 (318)
449 (319)

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Re: What buses did you get today?
« Reply #3540 on: December 28, 2017, 10:00:04 PM »
Well it is official that I will not be able to ride all the 2017 fleet at least once as of today. 5 still were remaining. Oh well, next year - hopefully get those Renaults before the new buses replace them. Missed out on 316, 514, 358, 438 and 620. 438 of which I actually saw and would've caught as it was doing that 163 you caught KoB had I not been as impatient and got an artic instead.

562 (60N) B&R
402 (313N) B&R
444 (313E) B&R
911 (40W)
425 (40E)
305 (57N) - hey, whaddya know KoB, look what I got ;D
934 (58S)
621 (200S)
528 (314N)
552 (39N)
544 (39S)
534 (316W)
307 (164E)
961 (744W)
476 (319E)
934 (744W)
325 (775E)
457 (200N)
456 (30S)
538 (313W)
639 (6E)
926 (1W)
506 (343E)
329 (171S)
613 (316N)
963 (58N)
539 (39S)
350 (318S)
448 (2N)
#990 - 363 (343W)
#991 - 531 (343E)
#992 - 361 (300S)
#993 - 592 (182N)
#994 - 562 (313S) B&R
#995 - 329 (171S) B&R


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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3541 on: December 29, 2017, 06:09:04 PM »
#996 - 354 (62N) B&R
#997 - 932 (319S) B&R
#998 - 635 (63N) B&R
#999 - 455 (62N) B&R
#1000 - 932 (705N) B&R
Kambah --> Woden
Woden --> T Depot
Bunnings --> Tuggeranong
Tuggeranong --> Learmonth Drive
Bus Stop #2 --> Kambah Village

Whilst spotting 620 on the ride back home >:(

My results will be posted in the other topic soon.

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3542 on: January 01, 2018, 09:18:03 PM »
Lets start things off for 2018

Spirit of Tasmania II (Melbourne to Devonport)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3543 on: January 02, 2018, 07:16:25 PM »
For the next 2 weeks I'll either be in Hobart, Melbourne or Sydney. If you're curious about what the bus type is, just check it out through http://fleetlists.busaustralia.com

Tasmania's Own Redline Coaches
62 (Devonport to Launceston). This one is special in it being a CAT.
63 (Launceston to Hobart)

Metro Tasmania
Bus 409 - 540 (North Hobart to Hobart)
Bus 325 - 501 (Hobart to Glenorchy)
Bus 215 - X20 (Glenorchy to Hobart)
Bus 727 - 646 (Hobart to Shoreline Central)
Bus 303 - 615 (Shoreline Central to Hobart)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3544 on: January 03, 2018, 06:25:25 PM »
Metro Tasmania buses again.

Bus 618 - 458 (Hobart to Mt Nelson)
Bus 618 - 458 (Mt Nelson to Hobart)
Bus 655 - 553 (Hobart to Lemar Valley)
Bus 655 - 553 (Lemar Valley to Hobart)
Bus 630 - 513 (Hobart to Chigwell)
Bus 630 - 513 (Chigwell to Glenorchy)
Bus 208 - 512 (Glenorchy to Cadbury Factory)
Bus 208 - 513 (Cadbury Factory to Glenorchy)
Bus 732 - 503 (Glenorchy to Hobart)
Bus 630 - 540 (Hobart to Mt Stuart)
Bus 239 - 540 (Mt Stuart to Hobart)
Bus 731 - 664 (Hobart to Seven Mile Beach)
Bus 731 - 665 (Seven Mile Beach to Rosny Park)
Bus 308 - 615 (Rosny Park to Hobart)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3545 on: January 03, 2018, 10:41:35 PM »
Spirit of Tasmania II

Isn't that a boat?


915 (319S) B&R - first bus of the year must be old ✓
908 (705N) B&R
455 (314N) B&R
595 (12S) B&R
418 (54E) B&R
594 (30S) B&R
387 (343S) B&R
355 (65S) B&R

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3546 on: January 04, 2018, 04:53:13 PM »


Isn't that a boat?

Once a year to selected people, the tunnel between Melbourne & Devonport is opened up to coaches.

Today's trips:

Bus 166 - 634 (Hobart to Rosny Park)
Bus 337 - 646 (Rosny Park to Opossum Bay)
Bus 337 - 646 (Opossum Bay to Rosny Park)
Bus 732 - 634 (Rosny Park to Hobart)
Bus 344 - 407 (Hobart to Blackmans Bay)
Bus 344 - 408 (Blackmans Bay to Kingston)
Bus 654 - 429 (Kingston to Hobart)
Bus 235 - 448 (Hobart to Fern Tree)
Buz 235 - 448 (Fern Tree to Hobart)

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3547 on: January 05, 2018, 09:49:01 PM »
Metro Tasmania
Bus 238 - 634 (Hobart to Lauderdale & Return)
Bus 620 - 695 (Hobart to Risdon Vale & Return)
Bus 434 - 601 (Hobart to Rosny Park)
Bus 650 - 684 (Hobart to Geilston Bay & Return)
Bus 192 - 616 (Rosny Park to Hobart)
A couple of old low floor buses to Glenorchy & back, with a stop off at the Hobart version of Kingsleys

Hobart Shuttle Buses
H24BR (Hobart to Mt Wellington & Return)



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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3548 on: January 07, 2018, 07:41:19 PM »
Yesterday
Metro Tasmania
Bus 239 - 616 Hobart to Tranmere
Bus 239 - 615 Tranmere to Hobart
Bus 339 - 457 Hobart to Mt Nelson & Return

Tassielink Transit
Coach 21 - 700 Hobart to Devonport

Spirit of Tasmania
Spirit of Tasmania I - Devonport to Victorian Half Of Bass Strait

Today
Spirit of Tasmania
Spirit of Tasmania I - Victorian Half Of Bass Strait to Melbourne

Yarra Trams
3024 - 109 Port Melbourne to Box Hill
3028 - 109 Box Hill to Kew
3057 - 76 Kew to Melbourne

Metro Trains
813M - Flinders St to Southern Cross

Vline
50 - Melbourne to Bendigo
60 - Bendigo to Melbourne

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Re: What bus did you get today?
« Reply #3549 on: January 08, 2018, 09:28:12 AM »
ACTION Operations Van 216-827 replacing a route 67 (bus 575) that skipped Louisa Lawson in Gilmore