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UQB012 MTT (12)
MAN SG192 / MAN-Goppel
Perth Central Bus Station
circa 1980

Chassis No:  187 0934 1005
Body:  MAN-Goppel -/76 AB73FR
Engine:  MAN D2356 HMXU-063 6cyl 10.69ℓ 230hp diesel
Gearbox:  Voith 506-380J/BR 2sp torque converter
   converted to     Voith DIWA D851 3sp automatic
Last updated:  23 March 2023
DATE       REGO    No   FLEET
1976MAN Australia (stock)
13 Jul 1977UQB012(12)MTT
31 Aug 1986UQB012(12)Transperth
Mar 1994MAN Australia
by Apr 1996NET127(39)Sunbury Bus Lines (Sunbury VIC)
3348AO(39)Sunbury Bus Lines (Sunbury VIC)
circa Nov 2001AJS553Okato Bus Lines (Okata NZ)
by Apr 2009AJS553(20)Leopard Coachlines (Christchurch NZ)
AJS553(20)Coachways (Auckland NZ)

Rattler January 1975:
The Western Australian Government is thought to be interested in a 120 passenger articulated MAN bus which will be demonstrated to operators during 1975.
Toured Causeway, Redcliffe, Trigg, Claremont & Fremantle depots
25 Aug 1976   
Purchased by MTT
Jun 1977   
Evaporative air-coolers fitted & first bus in new MTT arrowhead livery (MTTc)
In service at Trigg Depot (operating mainly on Route 266 Perth-Innaloo Express via Mitchell Fwy)
1 Aug 1977   
Converted to Voith D851.2 (replacing original 2-speed 2-range Voith torque-converter)
Jul 1980   
First overhaul where alterations were made to the front ventilation system, drivers vent fitted, seats re-uphostered
Sep 1981   
After introduction of O305Gs on Perth-Scarborough via Innaloo route, transferred to Causeway Depot (operating mainly on Perth-Leeming Fastworker via Kwinana Fwy)
25 Nov 1984   
Fitted with turbo-charger
Sep 1985   
Transferred to Rockingham Depot (operating Express Routes 116 & 166)
Nov 1985   
Transferred to Malaga Depot Aug 1988 pending introduction of new schedules for articulated bus operations on Perth-Morley Route 66 Express
9 Oct 1988   
Withdrawn & stored at Kensington St Workshops November 1993 - however it appears to have already been withdrawn & stored at Trigg Depot (ie photo)
byApr 1993   
Observed in MAN Australia premises (nr Footscray VIC)
by13 Apr 1994   

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