The next entry in our Life after ACTION series, is Bus 987

Bus 987 was a Renault PR180.2 (Mk2) articulated bus with bodywork by Ansair, Tullamarine. It entered service with ACTION in 1993, and was withdrawn in September 2013 when it was replaced with a Scania K360UA.

Bus 987 was sold to Wisby’s Buses of Margate, Tasmania (along with buses 897, 701, 702, 710, 984 and 986). It is used for School and Charter Services.

  • (L) Bus 987 on Scollay St 📷 AOQ951 (2011)
  • (R) XT-82CS at Margate Park & Ride 📷 M Browne (2024)

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