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Canberra Region Multimedia => Photo of the Month => Topic started by: on January 01, 1970, 10:00:00 AM

Question: Photo of the Month - August
Option 1: 654 - Alpen Street votes: 4
Option 2: 145 - London Circuit votes: 4
Option 3: 571 - London Circuit votes: 2
Option 4: 653 - College Street votes: 4
Option 5: 425 - Cohen St Bus Stn votes: 0
Option 6: 7555MO & 553 - College Street votes: 5
Option 7: 656 - Rimmer Street votes: 2
Option 8: 652 - Interior votes: 1
Option 9: 540 - Gungahlin Place votes: 1
Title: Photo of the Month - August 2018
Post by: Barry Drive on July 06, 2018, 04:04:15 PM
Submissions are open for Photo of the Month (August). And here's the rules:

The winning photo will be loaded to the website and posted to ACT Bus on Facebook. The winner and runner(s)-up will also be included in the Photo of the Year vote. By submitting a photo, you are giving permission for it to be loaded onto the ACT Bus Gallery and Facebook page.

  • two* photographs may be submitted by any one person, provided they have not been submitted before
  • photos must be "owned" by the person submitting it (if not, you must have the permission of the photographer to submit the photo - and identify the photographer)
  • photos must be have taken legally - ACT Bus does not encourage or condone trespassing

  • submitted photographs must prominently feature:
    • public transport infrastructure (such as bus stop, bus station, bus depot, Light Rail line, tram depot) within the ACT / Queanbeyan region (location must be specified)
    • a bus or tram from the ACT or Queanbeyan (taken within the region or a former ACT/Queanbeyan bus) where -
      • the vehicle is in focus
      • the fleet or registration number is identifiable (or supplied by photographer if not visible in photograph)
  • photos narrower than 640 pixels will not be accepted

If possible, please supply date or month of photo.

Refer here ( for full ACT Bus photo submission conditions.

Photos can be submitted four ways: (1) by posting to this forum topic (2) by posting on ACT Bus Facebook page ( (and mentioning POTM) (3) by tweeting to @actbus or @actbusspotter (4) by contacting ACT Bus (submit a "contact us" form, send a message to our Facebook page or send me a Private Message) - and we'll send you an email address.

Unhosted photos may be uploaded into the ACT Bus Gallery which will apply a watermark. Requests to remove the watermark will not be considered.

*This month we are seeking photos of Buses 642 - 671 or 711. If you submit a photo (or two) meeting this criterion, you may post up to three photos but you may only submit a maximum of 2 photos of the same bus.

To ensure consistency, photos must be displayed with a width of 640 (or height if 640 if a "portrait" aspect) - photos wider than 640 are required to use the option width=640 or height=640 in the image tag. For example: [img width=640] instead of [img].

Submissions close midnight 27 July, Australian Eastern standard Time.

Voting will commence on 28 July. Voting will close on 1 August.
Title: Re: Photo of the Month - August 2018
Post by: Sir Pompously on July 12, 2018, 04:01:16 PM
BUS-654 (Scania K320UB with Volgren Optimus body) is seen on Alpen Street in Spence on a route 15 service

BUS-145 (Dennis Dart SLF with Wright Crusader body) is seen on the route 101 City Loop service on London Cct

BUS-571 (Scania K320UB with Custom CB80 body) is seen on London Cct on a route 182 service
Title: Re: Photo of the Month - August 2018
Post by: King of Buses on July 21, 2018, 12:24:59 PM

653 travels along College St on S/R 686 on its first day in service.

425 lays over at Cohen Street Bus Station.

7555MO and 553 travel along College St.
Title: Re: Photo of the Month - August 2018
Post by: Barry Drive on July 26, 2018, 11:02:02 AM

Bus 656 has a brief rest on Rimmer Street

Interior of Bus 652

Bus 540 at Gungahlin Interchange in its new AOA [9 July 2018]
Title: Re: Photo of the Month - August 2018
Post by: Barry Drive on July 28, 2018, 12:18:24 AM
Voting is now open.
Title: Re: Photo of the Month - August 2018
Post by: Barry Drive on July 31, 2018, 03:07:02 PM
Voting closes tonight. But we currently have a tie, so if you are yet to vote please do so. And if you didn't use all 3 votes, maybe consider adding to your vote.