UQB153 Transperth (153)
Mercedes-Benz O305 / HowardPorter
Causeway Depot
circa August 1986

Mercedes-Benz O305
Chassis No:  30700121004307   
Body:  HowardPorter 77/9001 02/77 B41D   
Engine:  Mercedes-Benz M407.908 6cyl 11.045ℓ 180hp diesel   
Gearbox:  Mercedes-Benz W3D 080 3sp automatic (no retarder)   
Last updated:  2 April 2023   


  DATE       REGO    No   FLEET       No
29 Mar 1977UQB153(153)MTT153   
31 Aug 1986UQB153(153)Transperth153   
29 Sep 1996UQB153(153)MetroBus [Transperth]153   
5 Jul 1998UQB153(153)Perth Bus [Transperth]153   
AL433motorhome `Belfield`   


NOTES:
    
Prototype air-suspended drivers seat; modified gearbox with kick-down disabled
   
    
In Service
29 Mar 1977   
    
Modified for City Clipper use & painted all-white pending application of `Americas Cup` murals
24 Jun 1986   
    
`Americas Cup` City Clipper livery completed
11 Aug 1986   
    
Transperth corporate livery
1 Jun 1993   
    
Withdrawn
23 Jun 2000   



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