BUS 230

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Bus 230
Chassis Bedford VAM70
Depot ---
Entered Service 1974
Removed from Service September 1976
Desto Equipment Roller Blind
VIN BJ400875
Body Athol Hedges
Body Number 1150
Body Date 1974
Seating B45FR
Fuel Diesel
Gallery Album Bus 230

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Bus 230 was a Bedford VAM70


  • 230 was purchased from Sydney dealer, Suttons Motors Pty Ltd, at time of 1974 vehicle shortage
  • The vehicle was constructed to the order of Western Road Transport, Parramatta, but the firm did not take delivery.
  • Following disposal from the bus fleet, it was transferred to the Department of the Capital Territory Special Duty Fleet and hired to ACT Police (ZID.554).
  • It featured a Bedford 466 diesel engine, five-speed synchromesh gearbox, 19ft 1" (extended) [5816.6 mm] wheelbase and was 34 ft 5" [10.49 m] in length.