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Photo of the Month - March 2018

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Photo of the Month - March

Bus 941 - Dickson Interchange
2 (25%)
Bus 392 - Belconnen Depot
1 (12.5%)
Bus 528 - Bimberi Centre
4 (50%)
Bus 578 - Menindee Drive
3 (37.5%)
Bus 712 - Bradley Street
4 (50%)
Bus 639 - Scherger Drive
5 (62.5%)
EZ-10 - City Walk
4 (50%)
Bus 389 - Launceston Street
3 (37.5%)
Bus 524
0 (0%)
Bus 607
3 (37.5%)

Total Members Voted: 8

Voting closed: March 01, 2018, 09:33:57 am

Barry Drive

POTM has taken a short break, but we're back.  Nominations are now open. Please note, the rules have been modified for 2018.

The rules:

The winning photo will be loaded to the actbus.net website and posted to ACT Bus on Facebook. The winner and runner(s)-up will also be included in the Photo of the Year vote. By submitting a photo, you are giving permission for it to be loaded onto the ACT Bus Gallery and Facebook page.

  • two* photographs may be submitted by any one person, provided they have not been submitted before

  • photos must be "owned" by the person submitting it (if not, you must have the permission of the photographer to submit the photo - and identify the photographer)

  • photos must be have taken legally - ACT Bus does not encourage or condone trespassing

  • submitted photographs must prominently feature:
    • public transport infrastructure (such as bus stop, bus station, bus depot, tram line, tram depot) within the ACT / Queanbeyan region (location must be specified)

    • a bus or tram from the ACT or Queanbeyan (taken within the region or a former ACT/Queanbeyan bus) where -
      • the vehicle is in focus

      • the fleet or registration number is identifiable (or supplied by photographer if not visible in photograph)

  • photos narrower than 640 pixels will not be accepted

If possible, please supply date or month of photo.

Refer here for full ACT Bus photo submission conditions.

Photos can be submitted four ways: (1) by posting to this forum topic (2) by posting on ACT Bus facebook page (and mentioning POTM) (3) by tweeting to @actbus (4) by contacting ACT Bus (submit a "contact us" form, send a message to our Facebook page or send me a Private Message) - and we'll send you an email address.

Unhosted photos may be uploaded into the ACT Bus Gallery which will apply a watermark. Requests to remove the watermark will not be considered.

*This month we are seeking photos of construction of Light Rail line #. If you submit a photo (or two) meeting this criterion, you may post up to three photos but you may only submit a maximum of 2 photos of any particular location.

To ensure consistency, photos must be displayed with a width of 640 (or height if 640 if a "portrait" aspect) - photos wider than 640 are required to use the option width=640 or height=640 in the image tag. For example: [img width=640] instead of [img].

Submissions close midnight 24 February, Australian Eastern Daylight savings Time.

Voting will commence on 25 February. Voting will close on 1 March.

# photos along the light rail line and includes construction at Gungahlin Bus Station. As always, photos must be taken without trespassing.

Sylvan Loves Buses

January 31, 2018, 12:57:16 pm #1 Last Edit: February 11, 2018, 01:19:59 am by Sylvan Loves Buses

941 passing Dickson Interchange

392 waiting in the Belconnen depot to go out on service.
*note to admin - I was testing out my new cameras zoom with this, taken from the Officeworks carpark, actually surprised it wasn't blury.

King of Buses

528 at the Bimberi Centre turnaround on Morisset Rd, Kenny, while operating a route 57b service to Gungahlin.

578 turns around at the Menindee Drive turnaround near the ACT Hospice in Barton, with the Kingston Foreshore lit up in the background across the lake.

A third photo involving LR construction may or may not be added later (if I get one I like).


February 12, 2018, 10:59:07 am #3 Last Edit: February 20, 2018, 11:10:40 am by Barry Drive

Bus 712 at Woden Bus Station

A second nomination from me

BUS 639-8602
by Zac Mathes, on Flickr

[Updated to fix watermark/date]

Sir Pompously

My submissions for the month:

EasyMile EZ-10 autonomous people mover is seen performing demonstration runs to the public along City Walk

BUS-389 (MAN 18.310 CNG with Custom CB60 EvoII Body) is seen on Launceston Street in Phillip on a route 62 service bound for Tuggeranong via Kambah


February 18, 2018, 06:47:12 pm #5 Last Edit: February 18, 2018, 06:50:20 pm by Busfanatic101
Christmas theme from me this time

Bus 524 operates a southbound 65 in its Xmas costume

Bus 607 operating Xmas Fadden Loop 84

Barry Drive