BUS 490 (3)

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Bus 490
Chassis Scania K280UB
Depot Belconnen
Entered Service 1 February 2016
Removed from Service 27 June 2016
Desto Equipment Hanover LED
VIN YS2K4X20001886544
Body Custom "CB80"
Body Number D715-01
Body Date Jan 2014
Seating B45DW
Climate Control ThermoKing X1000-1004
Fuel Diesel
Gallery Album Bus 490
See Also:
* BUS 490 (1) – MAN SL200
* BUS 490 (2) – Scania K230UB (CNG) demonstrator
* BUS 490 (4) – Yutong ZK6131HG1 (Electric) demonstrator

Bus 490 was a Scania K280UB 4x2 (Euro V plus EEV) bus, which was leased from Scania Australia.


  • Bus 490 was delivered to Belconnen Depot on 14 December 2015 with Victoria registration 1AP-8ZM
  • From July 2014, it operated as an Evaluation Bus for Scania Australia
  • This vehicle operated for Punchbowl Bus Co (NSW) between July and September 2015
  • It has previously been registered as (NSW) BZ-27-RE
  • This vehicle is presented in the standard Transport NSW blue-and-white livery, other than the front which has the ACTION green/orange/white CB80 livery.
  • It was registered as (ACT) BUS 490 in January 2016.
  • Bus 490 features a shorter wheelbase than the Scania K320UBs in service with ACTION. It is approximately 11.5m in length and seats 45.
  • During its time at ACTION, 490 was the only bus the fleet without a luggage rack.
  • It was leased as a replacement for Bus 300 which was withdrawn in August 2015 after an engine-bay fire.
  • Bus 490 was returned to Scania Australia in June/July 2016.

Subsequent Ownership

Owner/Operator Location Registration Fleet # Date From Date To
Tassielink Transit Hobart TAS F 43 MT 43 current