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Canberra Region Multimedia => Photo of the Month => Topic started by: Barry Drive on November 20, 2020, 11:18:50 AM

Question: Photo of the Month
Option 1: mo7347 - Woden Interchange votes: 2
Option 2: ex114 - King George Tce votes: 1
Option 3: 490 - Bradley St votes: 1
Option 4: 490 - Kippax votes: 2
Option 5: 659 - Lachlan St votes: 4
Option 6: ex-114 Heysen St votes: 1
Option 7: 490 - Woden Interchange votes: 2
Option 8: 490 & 213-239 - Woden Interchange votes: 1
Option 9: 930 - undisclosed location votes: 0
Title: POTM December 2020
Post by: Barry Drive on November 20, 2020, 11:18:50 AM
Photo of the Month nominations are now open for December.

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 Bus 490 - Yutong ZG6131HG1. 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, tram or ancillary vehicle 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 DM to @barry_drive on Instagram (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 26 November, Australian Eastern daylight saving time, unless fewer than 6 photos have been submitted.

Voting will commence on 27 November. Voting will close 1 December.

The winning photo will be loaded to the website and posted to ACT Bus on Facebook and Instagram. 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 and Instagram pages.
Title: Re: POTM December 2020
Post by: King of Buses on November 21, 2020, 09:57:43 PM
7347 at Woden Interchange starting an 831 to Queanbeyan - a rare sight on route work. #wow

ex-114 and ex-967 on King George Terrace, Parkes.

490 departs Woden on an R5 to Lanyon Mkt Pl.
Title: Re: POTM December 2020
Post by: Snorzac on November 24, 2020, 10:33:33 PM
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BUS 490-2029 ( by Zac Mathes (, on Flickr
BUS 490 at Kippax Interchange prior to operating a route 44
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Untitled ( by Zac Mathes (, on Flickr
BUS 659 on Lachlan st Maquarie as the sun rises
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Untitled ( by Zac Mathes (, on Flickr
ex BUS 114 on Heyson st Lyons
Title: Re: POTM December 2020
Post by: Sylvan Loves Buses on November 26, 2020, 01:54:55 PM
490 at Woden

490 at Woden with that thing

930 on Barry Drive on driver training day
Title: Re: POTM December 2020
Post by: Barry Drive on November 27, 2020, 09:30:45 AM
Voting is now open.