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

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)   

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Withdrawn for conversion to CNG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
`Vodafone` AOA
`Bulleit Bourbon` AOA
by8 Apr 2001   
`Philadelphia Cheese` AOA
by19 Jun 2001   
3 Sep 2007   

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