BUS 506 (2)

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Bus 506 - Big Bendy
Chassis Scania K360UA
Depot Belconnen
Entered Service 3 September 2012
Removed from Service --
Desto Equipment Hanover LED
VIN YS2K6X20001878289
Body Custom "CB80"
Body Number ACTA506
Body Date Jul 2012
Seating AB65DW
Bike Rack Sportworks DL2 (black handle)
Climate Control ThermoKing ASR 140 1004
Fuel Diesel
Gallery Album Bus 506

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See Also:
* BUS 506 (1) – MAN SL200

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Bus 506 is a Scania K360UA 6x2/2 (Euro V plus EEV) articulated bus, which is based at Belconnen Depot.


  • Bus 506 is the first of an order of 20 CB80-bodied Scania K360UAs to join the ACTION fleet.
  • It was also the first Custom "CB80" body in the ACTION fleet.
  • Bus 506 was delivered to Woden Depot on 13 July 2012.
  • ACTION have named this vehicle "Big Bendy".
  • It was launched to the media on 1 August 2012. Photos taken at the launch can be found in our Gallery.
  • Bus 506 performed a Canberra Raiders' charter shuttle on Friday 24 August 2012, prior to entering revenue service.
  • It entered revenue service on 3 September 2012. Its first run was Route 58 departing Giralang at 0622 to the City.
  • Bus 506 was fitted with a VeloPorter2 bike rack in the week of 15 May 2017.
  • In early March 2020, Bus 506 was involved in a collision.
    • It was repaired and returned to service on 29 April 2020 with a new DL2 (black handle) bike rack replacing the VeloPorter2.

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