BUS 227

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Bus 227
Chassis Bedford SB5
Depot ---
Entered Service 1974
Removed from Service 30 November 1978
Desto Equipment Roller Blind
VIN BJ382009
Body Pressed Metal Corporation Sydney
Body Number 1677
Body Date Feb 1974
Seating B43F
Fuel Diesel
Gallery Album Bus 227

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Bus 227 was an Bedford SB5


  • This bus was a stock unit purchased from Sydney Dealer Suttons Motors Pty Ltd at the time of the 1974 vehicle shortage.
  • It was first registered on 15 March 1974.
  • Unlike all other 1974 vehicle shortage buses, Bus 227 remained in service until 1978.
  • Following disposal from the Canberra bus fleet it was transferred to the Department of the Capital Territory Special Duty Fleet and used as spare bus, re-registered as ZIE 404.