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  • SBS 9256 X's Avatar
    2,471 posts since Sep '07
    • Today's Incident...

      Waited for Svc 171 around 3.45pm... Bus display timing shows the next bus at 3.52 pm... Waited, the bus never arrive... It display the next bus timing at 4.05pm...

      Waited longer and then it shows 4.19pm... Decided to take cab instead.... While waiting... SMB 47 B just came back... 2 more MAN A22 on Svc 171 came back and parked at parking bay...

      What happen to Svc 171 today?

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    20,294 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by SBS 9256 X:

      Today's Incident...

      Waited for Svc 171 around 3.45pm... Bus display timing shows the next bus at 3.52 pm... Waited, the bus never arrive... It display the next bus timing at 4.05pm...

      Waited longer and then it shows 4.19pm... Decided to take cab instead.... While waiting... SMB 47 B just came back... 2 more MAN A22 on Svc 171 came back and parked at parking bay...

      What happen to Svc 171 today?

      Today many svc haywire due to traffic because of CNY preparation 

  • SinkTel's Avatar
    2,687 posts since Oct '08
    • Spotted a off service CNG at Bedok South Ave 3 (506's route) towards New Upper Changi Road this morning around 7.45am, wonder if there was any cameo on 506 earlier? lol

  • SMB42P's Avatar
    5,334 posts since Jan '12
  • SBS 9256 X's Avatar
    2,471 posts since Sep '07
    • Service 860
      Rego: SMB 3590 D
      Time: Approximate 0745 hrs
      Journey: Blk 858 Bus Stop - Opp Blk 798 Bus Stop

      The bus came to the bus stop with a full lower deck and squeeze myself in to the upper deck. To my astonishment, the upper deck counter shows 41 seats available.

      Though it is time for Svc 860 to have high capacity buses, can the passengers use a bit of common sense to move their brains up to the upper deck and not squeezing the lower deck. If I was at the door, I would have start asking the passengers to move up. (I did it before for Svc 169 from Woodlands Int)

  • SMB1368T's Avatar
    1,138 posts since Mar '16
    • Northern peeps only need to get used to DDs especially when the area just got them, though I wonder if they even took a DD before

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    20,294 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by SMB1368T:

      Northern peeps only need to get used to DDs especially when the area just got them, though I wonder if they even took a DD before

      Spore is not that big,North ppl can go to West/Central/East/NorthEast to take DD..ditto for East ppl

  • AntiDennisLance's Avatar
    1,090 posts since Jul '03
    • Originally posted by SMB1368T:

      Northern peeps only need to get used to DDs especially when the area just got them, though I wonder if they even took a DD before

      Before SMRT put DD's on 169 a coupla years ago, the last time north had DD's were the SBS Atlanteans on 169 before the TIBS take over. Way back in 1983/84.

    • Originally posted by SBS 9256 X:

      Service 860
      Rego: SMB 3590 D
      Time: Approximate 0745 hrs
      Journey: Blk 858 Bus Stop - Opp Blk 798 Bus Stop

      The bus came to the bus stop with a full lower deck and squeeze myself in to the upper deck. To my astonishment, the upper deck counter shows 41 seats available.

      Though it is time for Svc 860 to have high capacity buses, can the passengers use a bit of common sense to move their brains up to the upper deck and not squeezing the lower deck. If I was at the door, I would have start asking the passengers to move up. (I did it before for Svc 169 from Woodlands Int)

      If the peeps dont move to upper deck, LTA will simply just remove the DD's and respam 860 with 2x number of Shitaros when the new operator takes over (when no more bendies are available).

  • orange28's Avatar
    221 posts since Feb '10
    • Originally posted by AntiDennisLance:

      If the peeps dont move to upper deck, LTA will simply just remove the DD's and respam 860 with 2x number of Shitaros when the new operator takes over (when no more bendies are available).

      I think it's more likely the reverse will happen, LTA may make 860 a full DD fleet just like svc 83 in Punggol/Sengkang, especially since the Seletar contract doesn't currently have a lot of services using DDs. Cheers.

    • Originally posted by SMB1368T:

      Northern peeps only need to get used to DDs especially when the area just got them, though I wonder if they even took a DD before

      Just my thought, It's far more likely to find people who haven't taken a bendy bus before as opposed to DDs ...

  • SMB1368T's Avatar
    1,138 posts since Mar '16
    • precisely. Thats why I am wondering why are they are doing this when they obviously took SBST DDs before

    • Reminds me of 2 years ago on SMB3585U (857) when so many people stood upstairs even when they saw the restriction sign. In fact even when the bus would not move when they were standing they just did not listen, so I sort of 'scolded' them to go downstairs because there was so much space downstairs

  • Sbs6750E's Avatar
    1,930 posts since May '15
  • TPS Timothy Mok's Avatar
    1,146 posts since Aug '07
    • Originally posted by SMB1368T:

      Northern peeps only need to get used to DDs especially when the area just got them, though I wonder if they even took a DD before

      SMRT couldn't be bothered for a lot of years from 1983 till 2014. Never even purchased a double deck. A "double deck" is a exclusive, so TIBS/SMRT had to use bendies.

  • SMB42P's Avatar
    5,334 posts since Jan '12
    • SBS8318H seems to be only registered to do 160 as shown by the certificate onboard the bus... means it cannot do 170? This bus is reflected as SP though..

      Edited by SMB42P 13 Jan `17, 12:39AM
  • CZT's Avatar
    490 posts since Jun '16
    • Saw a dennis lance (didnt catch the rego) at bedok MRT ard slightly aft 7am tdy doing ST Synthesis shuttle.

  • SBS 9256 X's Avatar
    2,471 posts since Sep '07
    • Today bunching of Svc 860... SMB 159 L, TIB 1112 L & Unknown Enviro... But the Enviro skipped Blk 858 bus stop...

      I think the deployment of the buses could be better

  • CZT's Avatar
    490 posts since Jun '16
    • Anyone with news on 7888K deployment? Saw it jn at tampines interchange turning out. It was on off service but there were like 2 BCs and seemed to be like on a training duty by seeing the way it is being driven.

      Also saw an interesting cameo of a DM3500 (cant see the rego) on service 10!

      Edited by CZT 13 Jan `17, 2:05PM
  • carbikebus's Avatar
    20,294 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by SBS 9256 X:

      Today bunching of Svc 860... SMB 159 L, TIB 1112 L & Unknown Enviro... But the Enviro skipped Blk 858 bus stop...

      I think the deployment of the buses could be better

      Now 3 DD and 2 bendies,No need 17 SDs anymore..Should cut 2-3 SD..

  • SMB1368T's Avatar
    1,138 posts since Mar '16
  • Sbs6750E's Avatar
    1,930 posts since May '15
  • TIB 585L's Avatar
    9,145 posts since Apr '11
  • CZT's Avatar
    490 posts since Jun '16
    • Originally posted by Sbs6750E:

      Someone here spotted a Volgren G on 965 eh? Did anyone else happened to see it?

      What? Where u hear it from?

  • SMB1368T's Avatar
    1,138 posts since Mar '16
    • did anyone noticed the sign BIG ASS FANS when you take 858/969 along TPE next to IKEA? I literally thought this is about fans and not about promoting sexual innuendos??

      Edited by SMB1368T 15 Jan `17, 10:51PM
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