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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.

Climbing out of the O-Bahn tunnel towards the Grenfell Street portal

The emergency egress corridor doesn't start until 120 metres from the portal

Wednesday 2 October 2019 19:19 PM
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Fire hydrants and emergency exit doorways on the eastern side of the O-Bahn tunnel

An emergency egress and services corridor runs along the deepest stretch of tunnel

Wednesday 2 October 2019 19:19 PM
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Headed down into the O-Bahn tunnel from the Hackney Road portal

The emergency egress corridor doesn't start until 180 metres from the portal

Wednesday 2 October 2019 19:19 PM
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Onboard an articulated O-Bahn bus

Wednesday 2 October 2019 19:06 PM
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#1153 on route M44 passes #1287 on route 506 at Tea Tree Plaza

Wednesday 2 October 2019 19:04 PM
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#1564 on route M44 at Tea Tree Plaza

Wednesday 2 October 2019 19:02 PM
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Array of red reflector form a 'rumble strip' for buses approaching the end of the O-Bahn guideway

Wednesday 2 October 2019 19:00 PM
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Passing a route 556 bus coming the other way

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:58 PM
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Headed along the O-Bahn by night

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:54 PM
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Following a route 578 through the Park Terrace tunnel

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:48 PM
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Following a route 578 bus onto the O-Bahn track at Park Terrace

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:47 PM
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Headed out of the O-Bahn tunnel at the Hackney Road portal

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:46 PM
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Bottom of the grade northbound inside the O-Bahn tunnel

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:46 PM
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Passing a citybound route M44 bus inside the O-Bahn tunnel

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:46 PM
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O-Bahn tunnel portal in the middle of Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:38 PM
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#1413 on route 506 exits the O-Bahn tunnel on Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:37 PM
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Route M44 bus exits the O-Bahn tunnel on Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:34 PM
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O-Bahn tunnel portal in the middle of Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:32 PM
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#1164 on route 502 exits the O-Bahn tunnel on Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:28 PM
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#1140 on route 541 exits the O-Bahn tunnel on Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:27 PM
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#1135 heads north on route M44 at the Hackney Road tunnel portal

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:14 PM
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#1482 heads north on route J2 at the Hackney Road tunnel portal

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:14 PM
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'Do not cross the RED line' sign beside the Hackney Road bus lanes

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:13 PM
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#1123 heads south on route M44 along Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:10 PM
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