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UQB356 Transperth (356)
Mercedes-Benz O305 / Hilquip-JWBolton
Causeway Depot
circa August 1986

Mercedes-Benz O305
Chassis No:  307 001 61 021481
Body:  Hilquip-JWBolton 03/81 B41D
Engine:  Mercedes-Benz M407.913 6cyl 11.413ℓ 200hp diesel
Gearbox:  Mercedes-Benz W3D 080R 3sp automatic w retarder
Last updated:  3 October 2014
DATE       REGO    No   FLEET
17 Mar 1981UQB366(366)MTT
2 Jun 1981UQB356(356)MTT
31 Aug 1986UQB356(356)Transperth
29 Sep 1996UQB356(356)Swan Transit [Transperth]
TC4720Midland Bus Co (Bellevue)
by Feb 2008TC4720Better Bus & Coachlines
by Mar 2010TC4720(69)Swan Valley Express

Recorded in one source as having chassis no 307 001 61 024181
5th O305 body commenced by Hilquip (Balcatta); due to the demise of Hilquip, the body was finished by J W Bolton; it had remained with Hilquip for so long that it had features out of numerical sequence ie gear lever instead of push-button selector plus 41 seats with wide centre door
MTT CityLink livery & converted to B39DL
4 Mar 1986   
Transperth CityLink livery
Jul 1988   
Transperth corporate livery & converted to B41D
Withdrawn & stored with Swan Transit
circa15 Aug 2006   
Returned to service with Swan Transit for special services associated with the Surf Life Saving Championships 20 to
25 Mar 2007   
Returned to storage with Swan Transit
26 Mar 2007   
14 Nov 2007   
Sign-written for `Swan Valley Express` whilst at Midland Bus Co

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