Wongm's Rail Gallery » Adelaide's O-Bahn Busway

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
Viewed 463 times
(26 times this month, 55 times this year)

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
Viewed 602 times
(31 times this month, 79 times this year)

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
Viewed 354 times
(15 times this month, 45 times this year)

Onboard an articulated O-Bahn bus

Wednesday 2 October 2019 19:06 PM
Viewed 421 times
(11 times this month, 35 times this year)

#1153 on route M44 passes #1287 on route 506 at Tea Tree Plaza

Wednesday 2 October 2019 19:04 PM
Viewed 525 times
(17 times this month, 60 times this year)

#1564 on route M44 at Tea Tree Plaza

Wednesday 2 October 2019 19:02 PM
Viewed 563 times
(23 times this month, 64 times this year)

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
Viewed 374 times
(13 times this month, 42 times this year)

Passing a route 556 bus coming the other way

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:58 PM
Viewed 369 times
(24 times this month, 44 times this year)

Headed along the O-Bahn by night

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:54 PM
Viewed 348 times
(16 times this month, 39 times this year)

Following a route 578 through the Park Terrace tunnel

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:48 PM
Viewed 365 times
(11 times this month, 31 times this year)

Following a route 578 bus onto the O-Bahn track at Park Terrace

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:47 PM
Viewed 378 times
(18 times this month, 45 times this year)

Headed out of the O-Bahn tunnel at the Hackney Road portal

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:46 PM
Viewed 344 times
(15 times this month, 37 times this year)

Bottom of the grade northbound inside the O-Bahn tunnel

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:46 PM
Viewed 379 times
(12 times this month, 47 times this year)

Passing a citybound route M44 bus inside the O-Bahn tunnel

Wednesday 2 October 2019 18:46 PM
Viewed 408 times
(18 times this month, 51 times this year)

O-Bahn tunnel portal in the middle of Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:38 PM
Viewed 508 times
(23 times this month, 57 times this year)

#1413 on route 506 exits the O-Bahn tunnel on Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:37 PM
Viewed 369 times
(11 times this month, 43 times this year)

Route M44 bus exits the O-Bahn tunnel on Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:34 PM
Viewed 478 times
(14 times this month, 51 times this year)

O-Bahn tunnel portal in the middle of Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:32 PM
Viewed 371 times
(1 time this week, 46 times this month, 90 times this year)

#1164 on route 502 exits the O-Bahn tunnel on Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:28 PM
Viewed 361 times
(11 times this month, 39 times this year)

#1140 on route 541 exits the O-Bahn tunnel on Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:27 PM
Viewed 294 times
(9 times this month, 33 times this year)

#1135 heads north on route M44 at the Hackney Road tunnel portal

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:14 PM
Viewed 445 times
(16 times this month, 44 times this year)

#1482 heads north on route J2 at the Hackney Road tunnel portal

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:14 PM
Viewed 322 times
(21 times this month, 46 times this year)

'Do not cross the RED line' sign beside the Hackney Road bus lanes

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:13 PM
Viewed 413 times
(33 times this month, 74 times this year)

#1123 heads south on route M44 along Hackney Road

Wednesday 2 October 2019 14:10 PM
Viewed 391 times
(20 times this month, 50 times this year)
Tags

Viewed 15354 times (2 times this week, 217 times this month, 2200 times this year)