UQB008 PATH Transit (008)
Mercedes-Benz O305 / JWBolton
Malaga Depot
1998

Mercedes-Benz O305
Chassis No:  307001 61 030656   
Body:  JWBolton 08/82 B43D   
Engine:  Mercedes-Benz M407.913 6cyl 11.413ℓ 200hp diesel   
Gearbox:  Mercedes-Benz W3D 080R 3sp automatic w retarder   
Last updated:  4 July 2021   


  DATE       REGO    No   FLEET       No
Aug 1982(395)MTT395   
22 Oct 1982UQB008(008)MTT008   
31 Aug 1986UQB008(008)Transperth008   
29 Sep 1996UQB008(008)MetroBus [Transperth]008   
5 Jul 1998UQB008(008)PATH Transit [Transperth]008   
circaSep 2007PARTSAdams Coachlines (Redcliffe)   


NOTES:
    
Recorded in one source as being 30700161030650, but chassis plate confirmed to read 307001 61 030656
   
    
Originally delivered as (395) in standard MTT arrowhead livery (MTTc) & displayed at MTT Staff Presentation (Gloucester Park)
Aug 1982   
    
In service (diesel powered)
Oct 1982   
    
CNG-booster system added to original diesel engine
Dec 1982   
    
CNG equipment removed and entered service from Causeway Depot as a pure diesel bus, pending the arrival of a gas engine from Germany
by28 Dec 1983   
    
Withdrawn for conversion to CNG
circaMay 1984   
    
Re-painted in experimental livery with reversed colours (ie white panels, green windows surrounds) for a very short period of time before re-entering service
May 1984   
    
Re-painted into modified MTT arrowhead `gas fleet` livery (MTTd)
Jun 1984   
    
Returned to service (CNG powered)
6 Jul 1984   
    
`The Clean Machine - A Natural Gas Bus` AOA (white/blue/green)
circaNov 1990   
    
`Nandos` AOA
1998   
    
`Vodafone` AOA
1998   
    
`Bulleit Bourbon` AOA
by8 Apr 2001   
    
`Philadelphia Cheese` AOA
by19 Jun 2001   
    
Withdrawn
3 Sep 2007   



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