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Adelaide's O-Bahn Busway

The weirdest mode of public transport in Adelaide is the O-Bahn - a concrete guideway that lets buses run at 100 km/h, and the driver don't need to steer.

Detail of the guide wheel attached to the front wheels of every O-Bahn equipped bus

7 December 2011 11:51 AM
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#1463 passes through Klemzig Station non-stop with another bus following behind

6 December 2011 15:29 PM
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Signage at Klemzig Station advertising the 'Circle Line'

6 December 2011 15:25 PM
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Overview of Klemzig Station from the city end

6 December 2011 15:24 PM
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New Adelaide Metro liveried #1560 passes through Klemzig Station

6 December 2011 15:23 PM
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Outbound #1107 stops for passengers at Klemzig Station, while another bus rejoins the guideway up ahead

6 December 2011 15:22 PM
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Citybound #1111 overtakes a stopped #1286 at Klemzig Station

6 December 2011 15:21 PM
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Outbound #1447 stops for passengers at Klemzig Station, as a citybound bus does the same

6 December 2011 15:20 PM
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#1112 stops for passengers at Klemzig Station, with another bus doing the same behind

6 December 2011 15:19 PM
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#1436 being checked over by the driver before joining the busway via the emergency entry at Klemzig Station

6 December 2011 15:12 PM
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'STOP NO ENTRY' sign at the entrance to the busway at Klemzig Station

6 December 2011 15:09 PM
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Buses pass on the busway outside Klemzig Station

6 December 2011 15:06 PM
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Slowing down for the station at Klemzig Station, speeds of 100 km/h are permitted the other way

6 December 2011 15:06 PM
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#1144 stops for passengers at Klemzig Station

6 December 2011 15:03 PM
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#1165 runs express through Klemzig Station

6 December 2011 15:02 PM
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Citybound bus enters the guideway at Klemzig Station

6 December 2011 15:00 PM
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Bike lockers at the Klemzig O-Bahn Station

6 December 2011 14:59 PM
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AdelaideMetro signs at Station, referencing the former Passenger Transport Board

6 December 2011 14:59 PM
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#1428 stops for passengers at Klemzig Station

6 December 2011 14:58 PM
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Outbound bus leaves the guideway at Klemzig Station

6 December 2011 14:58 PM
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'No Entry - Busway Buses Excepted' signs at Paradise Interchange

6 December 2011 14:52 PM
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#1277 and another classmate wait at Paradise Interchange

6 December 2011 14:50 PM
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#1278 crosses the Torrens River at Paradise Interchange

6 December 2011 14:44 PM
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Detail of the end of the O-Bahn guideway at Paradise Interchange

Note the 'sump busters' to prevent unauthorised access to the busway

6 December 2011 14:43 PM
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