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  • SMB1368T's Avatar
    959 posts since Mar '16
  • SMB3163D's Avatar
    1,437 posts since Apr '16
  • SMB1368T's Avatar
    959 posts since Mar '16
    • many people seem to move back when they are on an OC rather than on an A22

      Edited by SMB1368T 18 Feb `17, 12:15PM
  • SMB315C's Avatar
    1,824 posts since Sep '14
    • Seen some AMDEP buses having the Tap Out poster pasted at the front door instead of the exit doors..

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    19,296 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by SMB1368T:

      many people seem to move back when they are on an OC rather than on an A22

      Back where?To the area after the exit door?I doubt so..They only camp at the area beside the exit door due to the huge space.I ever get full standing until the rear on a Citaro and B9TL before..So more or less LE buses only take a couple more pax only.

  • SBS 9256 X's Avatar
    2,465 posts since Sep '07
    • SBS 3386 T on 97

      I was on SMB 5072 U (963) ard 3+. SBS 3386 T on 97 was travelling at a slow speed along AYE (Aft Normanton Park) and slowly travel up to the next bus stop. As the buses was turning right to the slip road (NUH Bus Stop), I notice that SBS 3386 T driver was so called stepped on the brake making the bus I was on jerk.

      When entering the bus stop also, SBS 3386 T also jerking to the bus stop which let to SMB 5072 U to brake and cause a jerk... I dunno but I notice TT drivers like to step on the brake and make the bus jerk

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    19,296 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by SBS 9256 X:

      SBS 3386 T on 97

      I was on SMB 5072 U (963) ard 3+. SBS 3386 T on 97 was travelling at a slow speed along AYE (Aft Normanton Park) and slowly travel up to the next bus stop. As the buses was turning right to the slip road (NUH Bus Stop), I notice that SBS 3386 T driver was so called stepped on the brake making the bus I was on jerk.

      When entering the bus stop also, SBS 3386 T also jerking to the bus stop which let to SMB 5072 U to brake and cause a jerk... I dunno but I notice TT drivers like to step on the brake and make the bus jerk

      You should have seen how many SBST buses love to tailgate and horn at others if they wait a bit longer at bus stops/Int/Ter.

  • hgdep103's Avatar
    310 posts since Sep '16
    • Originally posted by carbikebus:

      You should have seen how many SBST buses love to tailgate and horn at others if they wait a bit longer at bus stops/Int/Ter.

      If the other buses don't want to move quickly, what can the SBST buses do? Just like how SMRT buses always take their own bloody time to leave the alighting bay at Yishun after dropping passengers off, and drive very slowly to bus park, causing jam

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    19,296 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by hgdep103:

      If the other buses don't want to move quickly, what can the SBST buses do? Just like how SMRT buses always take their own bloody time to leave the alighting bay at Yishun after dropping passengers off, and drive very slowly to bus park, causing jam

      Thats one off and how fast can you drive inside interchange by the way?No wonder SBST management is so serious about speed limit at their interchange.You should drive buses then you know better.They should have extra training on courteous also.

  • SBS 9256 X's Avatar
    2,465 posts since Sep '07
    • Just in case you all wondering where is SBS 8030 L and SBS 7888 K is, it is at HGDEP. Saw it parked in there just after the slope from the bus washing machine (I presume)

  • 7337's Avatar
    163 posts since Jul '13
    • Originally posted by SBS 9256 X:

      Just in case you all wondering where is SBS 8030 L and SBS 7888 K is, it is at HGDEP. Saw it parked in there just after the slope from the bus washing machine (I presume)

      Sometimes can spot them when travelling along Bartley viaduct, with SBS7777Y.

    • SG1109C has a extremely bright EDS in front at night.

  • TIB429E's Avatar
    1,545 posts since Dec '13
    • Originally posted by hgdep103:

      If the other buses don't want to move quickly, what can the SBST buses do? Just like how SMRT buses always take their own bloody time to leave the alighting bay at Yishun after dropping passengers off, and drive very slowly to bus park, causing jam

      LOL..U sure they take their own bloody time? 

      1) They finding a parking slot
      2) There buses queuing up at the berths, slowing down the process of leaving

  • SMB315C's Avatar
    1,824 posts since Sep '14
    • TIB995L is still running on revenue service despite the fact that it has been de-registered..

  • SMB3163D's Avatar
    1,437 posts since Apr '16
    • SMB74Y have really loud and audible howl, meanwhile SMB92U howl became softer and the engine sound like Enviro500..

    • Originally posted by SMB3163D:

      SMB74Y have really loud and audible howl, meanwhile SMB92U howl became softer and the engine sound like Enviro500..

      92U engine fixed, can hear howl again..

  • SMB42P's Avatar
    5,116 posts since Jan '12
    • DDU seem to group short working trips with normal trips together, and with areas of duplicate routes, it will also capture as though the buses are together

      307 and 307A are grouped together... even though 307A ends at Opp CCK INT, if either one follow the other one closely, the DDU will still show blue even though the frequency of the previous 307 is correct... it will turn back to normal when 307 reaches Blk 352 bus stop...

      979: The route between first bus stop to BP Temp Int is always blue... but after it reached the bus stop outside BP Temp Int, DDU will turn back to normal...

      979/979M dun seem to face the problem that 307/307A is facing though...

      Does this happen to other services with similar cases?

      Edited by SMB42P 10 Mar `17, 11:56AM
  • SMB1368T's Avatar
    959 posts since Mar '16
    • TIB1184D bus stopping bell is the modern SBST door closing chime 

      On the other hand TIB1188T has a double bus stopping bell 

       

  • SMB42P's Avatar
    5,116 posts since Jan '12
    • CCK School Holiday Carnival + Chingay showcase Svc Diversion observations

      Last night's service diversion at CCK was quite a havoc imo, with many of the passengers and BCs alike not knowing of the diversion/diversion route respectively. Saw SMB3086T (975) BC kept asking SMRT officers stationed at Opp Phoenix LRT bus stop (BS 44149) on where to go, whether or not to stop at bus stops along the diversion route.

      Onboard SMB5015K (190), BC have to leave the driver cabin and remind all pax (both upper and lower deck) that there is service diversion ahead and at least 20 pax alighted at the Opp Phoenix LRT bus stop..eventually SMB5015K also stopped at all the bus stops along the diversion route and there were indeed boarding (Opp Blk 26, BS 44139) and alighting activities going on along the 3 bus stops... One pax wanting to alight at CC stop even ask why the BC go straight along CCK Road instead of turning right onto Teck Whye Ave, and he was directed to alight at Blk 204 bus stop (BS 44119)...

      190, 975 BCs were required to print 2x inspector tickets (SMB3086T ticket machine not working so didnt print -- can like that if they must print and report to HQ?) upon reaching Opp Phoenix LRT stop while 307 BCs were required to print 2x inspector tickets upon reaching Blk 108 (BS 44411).. SMRT officers were also stationed at all affected bus stops and bus stops along diversion routes on top of the two locations stated above.

      Edited by SMB42P 12 Mar `17, 1:08PM
  • SMB1368T's Avatar
    959 posts since Mar '16
  • SMB315C's Avatar
    1,824 posts since Sep '14
  • SMB42P's Avatar
    5,116 posts since Jan '12
    • 150317, 1138hrs, Service 188 (SMB8021Y)

      Was onboard SMB8021Y on 188-188-2 (188AM02). BOCC called the BC stating that he is too early (DDU was blue, 4min, but in actual fact, bus was 4 mins behind schedule). BC explained situation to BOCC. BOCC then told BC that front bus (SMB1327L) is running a little late but asked the BC to carry on as per schedule, no need slow down... behind bus was 10 mins away....

  • Scopittabuses's Avatar
    123 posts since Mar '17
  • SMB42P's Avatar
    5,116 posts since Jan '12
    • There seems to be a service diversion for 172 and 975 today due to Qing Ming Festival (notice was displayed on both 172 and 975 buses for 26 Mar 2017 from 0600-1600hrs). Don't recall seeing any official announcement for this..  Last time Qing Ming also no such thing leh i recall...

      Onboard SMB108J and bus was behind schedule for more than an hour when it reaches back at BP around 1210hrs.

      ***

      On another note, onboard SMB1614H on 979 also and bus was 15 mins behind schedule upon departure from 1st bus stop.. HQ eventually gave a 10 min timetable offset and BC managed to catch back the schedule when he reaches the stop after KJE... not sure what happened...

  • Acx1688's Avatar
    13,552 posts since Nov '04
    • SGbus demonstrator : 

      MAN 12m A95 facelift

       

       

      1:76 scale, die-cast

      * networkshuttle pix

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