So what actually happened in 2020?
In early 1977, the Department of the Capital Territory followed the example of London Transport in deciding to preserve examples of their older vehicles for posterity.
Canberra was the first Australian city to operate articulated buses and currently has a fleet of 44.
Read the full history of ACTION’s articulated bus fleet.
REDEX Route 727 (later Red Rapid 200) was a limited stop service that ran from Gungahlin to Kingston & Fyshwick via City.
It operated from November 2009 until April 2019.
In 1981 with the delivery of ZIB-585, Canberra moved closer to the European scene with the addition of Mercedes-Benz buses to the fleet.
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Shortly before 11:00am on 25 February 2008, Bus 914, a Belconnen-based Renault PR100.2 Mk2 was operating Route 44 along Beaurepaire Crescent in Holt when it left the road, colliding with a tree and electrical substation.