BUS 128 (2)

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Bus 128
Chassis Renault PR100.3a
Depot Belconnen
Entered Service 1996
Removed from Service October 2015
Desto Equipment Hanover LED
VIN VF6PS08A200001003
Body Austral Denning "Starliner"
Body Number MC00030
Body Date 29 Jul 1996
Seating B49D
Fuel Diesel
Gallery Album Bus 128

Bus 128 was a Renault PR100.3

Notes

  • Bus 128 was originally an "Easy Access" bus which seated 43 (designated as PR100.3a); it featured plug doors, stepless entry, Tieman electric ramp, kneeling suspension and two wheelchair spaces.
  • In approx. 2007, Bus 128 was modified to remove the access ramp and wheelchair spaces, increasing its seating capacity to 49.
  • Bus 128 was fitted with a Sportworks DL2 bike rack.
  • On 23 April 2009, Bus 128 collided with a vehicle which failed to give way at the intersection of Josephson Street and Cohen Street in Belconnen. The bus sustained damaged to the bumper, windscreen wipers and the bike rack, which suffered the most damage. The vehicle was repaired in May 2009 and returned to service.
  • Its Southport Engineering flip-dot destination display was replaced by Hanover LED equipment in October 2012.
  • Bus 128 was assigned to Belconnen Depot as a training bus in April 2015; however it also regularly operated route services.
  • During the week of 25 May 2015, it was loaned to Tuggeranong Depot.
  • In early October 2015, it was removed from service at Belconnen Depot.
  • In Janaury 2016, it commenced being stripped for parts at Tuggeranong Depot.
  • It was removed from Tuggeranong Depot in late August 2016 for disposal.

Transfer History

Date From To Reason
23 Apr 2005 Tuggeranong Belconnen
13 Nov 2010 Belconnen Tuggeranong Network 2010
Mar 2015 Tuggeranong Woden Withdrawal
Apr 2015 Woden Belconnen Training
Oct 2015 Belconnen Woden Pending disposal
Dec 2015 Woden Belconnen To be scrapped for parts
Dec 2015 Belconnen Tuggeranong
Aug 2016 Tuggeranong Access Recycling Disposal