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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.

#1152 approaches Paradise Interchange citybound

6 December 2011 14:42 PM
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#443 approaches Paradise Interchange citybound

6 December 2011 14:40 PM
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Articulated bus crosses the Torrens River outside Paradise Interchange

6 December 2011 14:30 PM
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Detail of the clips used to join the guideway track to the crosshead beams

6 December 2011 14:26 PM
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Detail of the clips used at the end of guideway track section, joining them to the crosshead beams

6 December 2011 14:26 PM
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#1119 approaches Paradise Interchange citybound

6 December 2011 14:25 PM
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The running tracks on either side are separate, each section spans 3 piers

6 December 2011 14:23 PM
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Detail of the O-Bahn guideway track, two lengths of running track bolted to the crosshead beams, which are attached to piles

6 December 2011 14:22 PM
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'O-Bahn' cast into the concrete crossheads, the green sign marks the 6.72 km mark on the guideway

6 December 2011 14:21 PM
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#1442 approaches Paradise Interchange citybound

6 December 2011 14:19 PM
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#1113 approaches Paradise Interchange citybound

6 December 2011 14:19 PM
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#1106 approaches Paradise Interchange citybound

6 December 2011 14:16 PM
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#1467 approaches Paradise Interchange citybound

6 December 2011 14:14 PM
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Detail of the 'sump buster' used to prevent unauthorised vehicles from entering the O-Bahn Busway

6 December 2011 14:09 PM
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#1151 approaches Paradise Interchange citybound

6 December 2011 14:07 PM
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'Sump busters' used to prevent unauthorised vehicles from entering the O-Bahn Busway

6 December 2011 14:06 PM
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Looking back towards the city over Paradise Interchange

6 December 2011 14:05 PM
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Transport SA branded 'No Trespassing' sign

6 December 2011 14:04 PM
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Tea Tree Plaza end of Paradise Interchange

6 December 2011 14:04 PM
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#1136 outbound at Paradise Interchange

6 December 2011 14:02 PM
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#1478 citybound at Paradise Interchange

6 December 2011 14:00 PM
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#1286 at Tea Tree Plaza Interchange

6 December 2011 13:49 PM
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New Adelaide Metro liveried #2507 at Tea Tree Plaza Interchange

6 December 2011 13:49 PM
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#1112 at Tea Tree Plaza Interchange

6 December 2011 13:46 PM
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