So what actually happened in 2020?
ACT Government has commenced a “market sounding” for supply of 90 battery electric buses and will also issue a tender for the lease of further 34 buses, commencing 2021.
(21 December 2020)
Construction of the Light Rail stop at Mitchell has commenced with buses to replace light rail between 10 and 23 January 2021.
(11 December 2020)
Bus 659 on Lachlan St, Macquarie. Photo by Zac Mathes.
In early 1977, the Department of the Capital Territory followed the example of London Transport in deciding to preserve examples of their older vehicles for posterity.
Bunker Shelter at Stop #4628, Liversidge St. Photo by Sylvan Lawrenz.
Bus 100, a Hino Poncho, performing the Ginninderry Loop on Pro Hart Avenue. Photo by ‘King of Buses’.
🏆 Photo of the Year – 2020
Bus 714 at Narrabundah Terminus after completing a Route 56. Photo by Zac Mathes.
One of three ‘fossil fuels’ buses, Bus 967 was withdrawn from service in 2020, after 28 years in the ACTION Fleet.
ex-ACTION Bus 108, a Renault PR100.3, was acquired by the Canberra Transport Museum in July 2020 for preservation.