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  • CB2883J's Avatar
    394 posts since Sep '15
    • Originally posted by sgbuses:

      Could the bus lobbyist bitching elsewhere about my posts please explain:

      1. How were the colour EDS features of SG5999Z and SG4002G put into good use during revenue service?

      and

      2. Justify the extra capital and operational costs?

      I agree with you that the colour EDS is absolutely a waste of time.

      For LCD, I would also concur that it's a blind copy of HK. Correct me if I'm wrong, but the motivation for trying out LCD-based EDS there is that their EDS displays Chinese characters which require very high pixel density as well as contrast for legibility. There is no such need here.

  • sgbuses's Avatar
    2,406 posts since Nov '05
    • Originally posted by ND323F:


      They were not put to any use, same goes to auto ramp. You guys may have seen the same SOP for manual ramp follows for auto ramp, the driver still has to go to the rear despite the ability to deploy the ramp from console.

      Now that you mentioned that...we don't know if these buses will have auto ramps as standard.

  • ND323F's Avatar
    82 posts since Mar '17
    • Originally posted by sgbuses:

      Could the bus lobbyist bitching elsewhere about my posts please explain:

      1. How were the colour EDS features of SG5999Z and SG4002G put into good use during revenue service?

      and

      2. Justify the extra capital and operational costs?


      They were not put to any use, same goes to auto ramp. You guys may have seen the same SOP for manual ramp follows for auto ramp, the driver still has to go to the rear despite the ability to deploy the ramp from console.

      Edited by ND323F 23 May `18, 7:24AM
  • ND323F's Avatar
    82 posts since Mar '17
    • Originally posted by lemon1974:

      Most likely they will use cos 6 buses not enough. Should be at least 8 buses during peak.  Hopefully some of these A95 go into 851 instead. 


      All the 6 E6 A95 are to be used for 851e

  • sgbuses's Avatar
    2,406 posts since Nov '05
    • Could the bus lobbyist bitching elsewhere about my posts please explain:

      1. How were the colour EDS features of SG5999Z and SG4002G put into good use during revenue service?

      and

      2. Justify the extra capital and operational costs?

  • JKYY's Avatar
    702 posts since Oct '17
    • 23/5/18

      SBS CAMEOS

      SBS7658H on 74 (BBDEP 10)

      SBS3138T on 132 (ARBP 198/198A*)

      SBS8993H on 132 (BBDEP 175)

      SBS8107A on 165 (BBDEP 170)

      SBS6734C on 166 (BBDEP 151)

      SG1100B on 265 (SEDEP 133)

      SMB3126L on 851 (SEDEP 811)

      SBS6093T on CT8 (AMDEP 53/53A*)

       

      SMRT CAMEOS

      TIB1220H on 169 (AMDEP 854)

      SG5863G on 169 (AMDEP SP)

      SMB1568H on 171 (AMDEP 859)

      SMB5015K on 190 (KJDEP 67)

      SG5504T on 854 (AMDEP 969)

      SMB29D on 855 (AMDEP 853)

      SMB147X on 855 (AMDEP SP)

      SMB152E on 855 (AMDEP 857)

      SMB1601U on 960 (WLDEP SP)

      Edited by JKYY 23 May `18, 3:16PM
  • JKYY's Avatar
    702 posts since Oct '17
    • ... Plaza (>> Jurong East Temp Int)] SMB1601U on 960 [Balmoral Plaza to Raffles Town Club (>> Woodlands Temp Int)] SG5338G on 132 [Raffles Town Club to Blk 634 (>> Hougang Ctrl Int)]

      Edited by JKYY 23 May `18, 2:44PM
  • sgbuses's Avatar
    2,406 posts since Nov '05
    • Originally posted by CB2883J:

      Personally, though, for the Citaro issue I would only put half the blame on lobbyists. It is one thing to take in positive feedback on the Citaro and order a batch of units, and it is another thing to keep ordering them when better alternatives have emerged rendering the Citaro no longer the top choice. The former can be blamed on lobbyists, although I am not sure it is entirely a bad thing worthy of blame. The latter, is it really due to lobbyists petitioning LTA to keep on buying Citaros?

      Obviously they were asking for whatever is the latest in Europe.

      Had they not lobbied so hard, we would already have European production hybrid buses on the roads of Singapore for a few years.

      Remember, every dollar spent on X is a dollar less for Y.

  • azharjj's Avatar
    6,475 posts since Aug '07
    • 1 ADL brokedown at yishun ave 2 twrds Khatib MRT (SMB352x)

      forgot what rego. spotted at 7.30pm plus. EDS off service

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    21,588 posts since Nov '03
    • DDs cant enter refuelling lane 1 & 2 at Wldep due to the low ceiling height?After refuel at lane 3,4 & 5 only then they can enter the bus wash.

  • TIB987K's Avatar
    2,257 posts since Oct '12
  • carbikebus's Avatar
    21,588 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by TIB 585L:


      Due to 0405s dying?

      Don’t think so..Maybe because KJ & AM BC get to drive more model than them.By the way Wldep can also troubleshoot and maintain Citaro & OCs.

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    21,588 posts since Nov '03
    • Can someone live in Northwest confirm that SG1748H still at KJ?Dunno if my eyes play trick on me but i see like 1748H park together with 1747 at Sedep.

  • TIB 585L's Avatar
    9,284 posts since Apr '11
    • Originally posted by carbikebus:

      Also there will be mass deployment in coming months which rumoured that some of the OCs from AM/KJ will be transfer to WL.KJ will take Citaro and AM will get A22 instead.

      Some of KJ B9TL will be exchanged with AM A95.


      Due to 0405s dying?

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    21,588 posts since Nov '03
    • Also there will be mass deployment in coming months which rumoured that some of the OCs from AM/KJ will be transfer to WL.KJ will take Citaro and AM will get A22 instead.

      Some of KJ B9TL will be exchanged with AM A95.

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    21,588 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by TIB 585L:


      WLDEP not alot of svc to start with those 961 960 BCs are really permanent one. WL new BC drive 911 for 3-6 months then change svc Some BC i know drive 911 for 3-6 months then suddenly driv bendy

      WLDEP also now like pasar malam ever since AMDEP  transfer all the taxis,police,army automotive service department.2nd floor only half of the lots taken by those servicing vehicles and also the Toyota Corolla Altis Strides PHVs.Seriously SMRT should lease a plot of land to house those automotive department.Now Wldep only can tank 190 buses the most.

      LTA also anyhow include 963 into Sembawang-Yishun when Woodlands is more appropriate.I don’t mind 961 exchange for 963.

  • TIB 585L's Avatar
    9,284 posts since Apr '11
    • Originally posted by carbikebus:

      Because new BCs leh,Unless its their 2nd or 3rd svc.

      My KJ BC friend usually drive 307,308,920 & 922 for their maiden svc for a week or two before deployed to 172,927,973,975 for about 2-3 weeks.Their final svc will be those trunks like 61,67,176,188,700,970 & 985 for a month before going standby.

      WL new BCs usually get 901,904,911,912 or even 913 SD slots.

      2nd svc usually will be 178,187,925 or 962.


      WLDEP not alot of svc to start with those 961 960 BCs are really permanent one. WL new BC drive 911 for 3-6 months then change svc Some BC i know drive 911 for 3-6 months then suddenly driv bendy

      Edited by TIB 585L 22 May `18, 11:44PM
  • carbikebus's Avatar
    21,588 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by JonathanLeongCK:

      Yup, the two websites are contradicting each other and I have no idea which is true and which is not.

      Thanks for your insight.

      Common sense,Why would 110 be in Sembawang-Yishun when the service start from Compassvale?And Sengkang-Hougang is still short of 1 svc which is obviously 110 unless LTA decided to add more service.SMRT 110 contract also end in 2021 which coincidentally Sengkang-Hougang bidding start.

      For 944 & 974 also ends in 2021 & 2023 respectively when Bulim and CCK-BPJ biddings start.

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    21,588 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by TIB 585L:


      why risky? too long journey?

      Because new BCs leh,Unless its their 2nd or 3rd svc.

      My KJ BC friend usually drive 307,308,920 & 922 for their maiden svc for a week or two before deployed to 172,927,973,975 for about 2-3 weeks.Their final svc will be those trunks like 61,67,176,188,700,970 & 985 for a month before going standby.

      WL new BCs usually get 901,904,911,912 or even 913 SD slots.

      2nd svc usually will be 178,187,925 or 962.

  • JonathanLeongCK's Avatar
    21 posts since Jan '18
    • Originally posted by carbikebus:

      Its under CCK-BPJ package but awarded to Tower Transit.

      110 is under Sengkang-Hougang but awarded to SMRT out of goodwill.

      944 is under Bulim but also awarded to SMRT.Ive seen the statements of 110,944 & 974.

      I knew you see through LTG right?

       

      Yup, the two websites are contradicting each other and I have no idea which is true and which is not.

      Thanks for your insight.

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    21,588 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by JonathanLeongCK:

      According to SgWiki, 974 is under Choa Chu Kang-Bukit Panjang Package?

      Shouldn't it be the Bulim Package?

      Its under CCK-BPJ package but awarded to Tower Transit.

      110 is under Sengkang-Hougang but awarded to SMRT out of goodwill.

      944 is under Bulim but also awarded to SMRT.Ive seen the statements of 110,944 & 974.

      I knew you see through LTG right?

       

  • TIB 585L's Avatar
    9,284 posts since Apr '11
    • Originally posted by carbikebus:

      AM BCs bo bian because no feeder svc for them..Pass out straight away learn 853,854,855,858,859,882,883,965 & 966 which to me is very risky.

      They should at least drive 859/A/B,882,883 for a start.


      why risky? too long journey?

  • JonathanLeongCK's Avatar
    21 posts since Jan '18
    • According to SgWiki, 974 is under Choa Chu Kang-Bukit Panjang Package?

      Shouldn't it be the Bulim Package?

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    21,588 posts since Nov '03
    • Beside Seletar Depot,6 TF buses will park at Bukit Panjang Bus Park in case of emergency.

  • SMB42P's Avatar
    5,616 posts since Jan '12
    • 220518 (Tuesday)

      SMRT Cameo

      188:
      SMB1384X
      SMB1640G >> 188E
      SG5708Y
      SG5874A

      190:
      SG5165M (perm?)
      SG5166K (perm?)
      SG5782G

      300:
      SMB1308S

      302:
      TIB1115D

      925:
      SMB1432R

      972 x 975:
      SMB5024J

      975:
      SMB1537Y

      979:
      SMB3579M (perm?)
      SMB5016H
      SMB5029X
      SMB5077G
      SG5139P

      983:
      SG5428E

      985:
      SMB3607R

       

      Tower Transit Cameo

      189:
      SMB3030D