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November 2nd, 2012, 3:50 am #11

Bus Eireann

1. TE32
2. VG2,VG3,VG5,VG6,VG7
3.  False
4. MH23
5. PL73
6. True
7. DD16
8.SI62
9. To Athlone From Navan
10.VP114
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Joined: December 23rd, 2011, 4:56 pm

November 3rd, 2012, 10:07 pm #12

did u mean u wud put up the answers on monday or tuesday of this year ??? lol

dub bus q 9 is dead easy ---- look at the timetable on the dublinbus website and u get the answer lol
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Joined: February 11th, 2010, 11:28 pm

November 4th, 2012, 3:17 am #13

VC105 wrote:

1 - What was the last RV with the roll-up destination scrolls in service with Dublin Bus? RV539
2 - What was the last (highest numbered) RA (of the Olympian RA's that is) which Dublin Bus had? RA325
3 - AV322 is recently back in service following a serious accident. But on what route did this accident take place? Route 185
4 - Before Summerhill, which garage operated route 123?  Broadstone, and Conyngham Road before that.
5 - Was Bawnogue served by former route 51B or the 51C?  Route 51B served Bawnogue.
6 - Name the Summerhill WV which (for a long time and up to withdrawal) had a white Dublin Bus logo on the front panel, as apposed to the standard black logo. WV26
7 - What Ex RV is going around Dublin City all summer (and still is) with all over wrap for (Spain) "Ireland In Espaneol"? RV522
8 - Clontarf's EV21 spent a brief period with EV22 which transferred to Summerhill. Is that True or False?  False, EV21 never budged from Clontarf.
9 - There are only 2 routes which operate From a shopping centre To a shopping centre. Name them both.  Route 76A Tallaght Square to Blanchardstown, and Route 239 Blanchardstown to Liffey Valley.
10 - What was the last KD that was withdrawn from service in December 2000?  Last KD in service was KD284.




Bus Eireann
1 - Name the last TE to be withdrawn from the company.  TE32
2 - What VG's are former Eurolines buses? VG1 to VG8 are all ex Eurolines buses
3 - VC20 was the last of the original type VC's to have a split-windscreen and brown interior (seats, dash etc.), {as opposed to the grey type on later VC's} - True or False?  False, VC22 was the last. VC20 was however the last bus with 94 reg plate, but VC21 & VC22 were the only 95 reg VC's and both had split windscreen and brown interior. VC23 was the first of the standard VC's and began with the grey interior.
4 - What was the first MH to be withdrawn after suffering mechanical/engine trouble?  MH12 is the answer
5 - Name the PL that was joy-rided (or joyrode to be politically correct) and set on fire near Kells Co.Meath back in 2009 approx.  PL73.
6 - SP104 is a former CIE Tours livery bus, True or False?  True, SP104 was a tour bus when new in 2008.
7 - What was the first 02 reg DD to receive the newer type (red) livery?  DD16 was the first to be painted.
8 - What 00 reg SI based in Broadstone was always on Route 1 to Belfast?  SI61 was always on the Belfast road.
9 - Where did the now extinct Route 71 operate to/from?  Route 71 operated from Athlone to Cork.
10 - Name the 01 reg Eurolines VP which used to always operate Route 32 to Letterkenny at 09.15am ex Dublin and 15.00 or 15.20 from Letterkenny back to Dublin, in the years 2001-2004 or 2005.  VP114 is the bus.




Ulsterbus
1 - Name the 2 of the Ayat Bravo Double Deck Coaches which have been withdrawn. 2001 and 2012.
2 - Which Volvo Plaxton which was with the Driving School in Belfast for the last number of years, has recently left the company and is with Dodd's Coaches? 1643.
3 - Does Route 212 operate from Belfast to Derry via Omagh and Strabane?  No, it operates from Belfast to Derry via Castledawson & Dungiven. It's route 273 which operates via Omagh and Strabane.
4 - What route did ex Bendy's 3110 and 3111 finish their final years operating on? Route 256 Belfast to Larne.
5 - Of the 1600 type (they start at 1661 upwards) of Scania'a (like a Bus Eireann SR), which one's always operated route 274 Derry to Dublin for a number of years when brand new?  1661, 1662, 1663.


Private Operators
1 - Feda O'Donnell bought a new Plaxton Panther last year. What is her full reg?  11 DL 2121.
2 - 08 CN 2215 is a Scania PB coach belonging to which tour operator? Whartons Coaches.
3 - GoBus operate a service from Galway to Cork (aswell as their Galway to Dublin service). True or False??  False, they only operate to Dublin.
4 - What company now has Ex Dublin Bus RV540? James Coaches in Cellbridge.
5 - Name the private operator who has a regular service from Dublin to Bettystown in Co.Meath. Matthews Coaches.




Thanks to everyone who took part in this, and apologies for being a bit late giving the answers
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Joined: February 10th, 2010, 10:25 pm

November 4th, 2012, 5:15 pm #14

VC105 wrote:
VC105 wrote:
5 - Name the PL that was joy-rided (or joyrode to be politically correct) and set on fire near Kells Co.Meath back in 2009 approx.  PL73.




Or even stolen!!! Was this the PL that used to be parked at Dunmoe on the Slane to Navan road?  
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Joined: February 11th, 2010, 11:28 pm

November 4th, 2012, 6:37 pm #15

C236 wrote:
Or even stolen!!! Was this the PL that used to be parked at Dunmoe on the Slane to Navan road?  
Yes that's right, PL73.
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