BUS 231

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Bus 231
Chassis Bedford SB3
Depot Kingston
Entered Service 2 August 1974
Removed from Service August 1976
Desto Equipment Roller blind
VIN NFM 2BJ J401377
Body Pressed Metal Corporation Sydney
Body Number 1718
Body Date 1974
Seating B43F
Fuel Petrol
Gallery Album Bus 231

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Bus 231 was a Bedford SB3


  • Bus 231 was a stock unit purchased from Sydney dealer Suttons Motors Pty Ltd at time of 1974 vehicle shortage.
  • It was first registered on 29 July 1974.
  • After being withdrawn from service, Bus 231 was hired to ACT Police.
  • In October 1976, 231 was transferred to the Special Duty Fleet, re-registered as ZID-612 and hired to the ACT Health Service in a new blue and white livery.
  • It was later sighted in Jindabyne as MO5310 owned by Innes Williams, operating a Ingebyra to Jindabyne school run.
  • In 1990, it was purchased by YMCA Canberra and repurposed as a "Night Bus".<ref>Night bus to cruise Canberra's 'street kid' venues – Canberra Times via Trove (17 Jun 1990)</ref>