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Adelaide's O-Bahn Busway recovery truck

With the O-Bahn Busway in Adelaide they need a special double ended tow truck to rescue buses stranded on the concrete guideway. It also seems to be used to move normal buses.

The double ended busway recovery truck nicknamed 'Dumbo'

1 December 2011 19:46 PM
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One end of the busway recovery truck (St Agnes is the depot where it is based)

1 December 2011 19:49 PM
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Hooking up 'Dumbo' to a disabled bus on King William Street

1 December 2011 19:50 PM
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The driver of #1527 chats to the mechanics

1 December 2011 19:50 PM
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Detail of the retractable busway guide wheel, in the retracted position

1 December 2011 19:50 PM
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Busway recovery truck on the move with a disabled bus on King William Street

1 December 2011 19:55 PM
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Disabled artic #1147 under tow at Currie and King William Streets

1 December 2011 19:55 PM
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