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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
Option 1: Bus 603 - Chapman Terminus votes: 1
Option 2: Bus 135/Tram 010 - Flemington Road votes: 2
Option 3: Bus 464 - Comrie St votes: 3
Option 4: Tram 005 - Hibberson St votes: 2
Title: POTM June 2019
Post by: Barry Drive on May 17, 2019, 10:41:52 AM
Submissions are open for Photo of the Month (June 2019). And here's the rules:

● two* photographs may be submitted by any one person, provided they have not been submitted before

● * This month we are seeking photos of "something new"#. 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.

● 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  ( 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.

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 May, Australian Eastern standard time.

Voting will commence on 28 May. Voting will close 31 May/1 June.

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.

# "something new" from Network 19 - such as a new route number, newly serviced street or new signage.
Title: Re: POTM June 2019
Post by: King of Buses on May 21, 2019, 06:11:45 PM
603 lays over at Chapman Terminus prior to operating an R7 to the City.

Just a couple of trams on Flemington Road... nothing exciting. (BUS135 and LRV010)

464 operates an R5 to City West through Erindale Bus Station.

Title: Re: POTM June 2019
Post by: Sir Pompously on May 21, 2019, 09:55:11 PM
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Q City Transit 8402MO (Volvo B7RLE with Volgren Optimus body) is seen bound for Civic on a service from Queanbeyan

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Transport Canberra BUS-575 (Scania K320UB with Custom CB80 body) is seen on London Cct on a R7 service to City West at the Legislative Assembly. The Ethos statue located at the assembly was the first public artwork in Canberra.

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Transport Canberra/CMET 005 (CAF Urbos 100 3rd Generation) is seen leading the first public service from Gungahlin to Alinga Street (Canberra City)
Title: Re: POTM June 2019
Post by: Barry Drive on May 28, 2019, 09:15:20 AM
Since it's 28 May, voting is now open.
Title: Re: POTM June 2019
Post by: Barry Drive on May 31, 2019, 11:11:15 AM
As was always likely, we have a tie. If you haven't voted please do so today. Just don't make it worse.
Title: Re: POTM June 2019
Post by: Barry Drive on June 01, 2019, 10:49:10 AM
Don't think it's happened before: there's a four-way tie.

24 hour vote off starts now.