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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.

Disabled artic #1147 under tow at Currie and King William Streets

1 December 2011 19:55 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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Detail of the retractable busway guide wheel, in the retracted position

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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Hooking up 'Dumbo' to a disabled bus on King William Street

1 December 2011 19:50 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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The double ended busway recovery truck nicknamed 'Dumbo'

1 December 2011 19:46 PM
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