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Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 10th May 2018, 08:46
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Bobjork
In Stockholm City the maximum length of buses are...

In Stockholm City the maximum length of buses are 13.1 for two axles and 13. 99 for three axles if it has a steering rear axle. Bendy buses are around 18 but those have a special permit and may only...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 8th May 2018, 19:56
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Bobjork
Goodbye Slussen bus terminal (1971 - 2018)

In 1971 the bus terminal at Slussen in Stockholm opened.
It has been falling apart since.
The 2nd of may 2018 it closed.
I did a little film the 1st of may to say goodbye to our beloved piece of...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 10th March 2018, 08:43
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By Bobjork
Fatigued driver one cause of the deadly accident last year

Background:
2nd of april 2017 at about 7 in the morning, a Setra doubledecker from Bergkvarabuss turned over on European Highway 45 outside Sveg, killing 3 persons (all of them young teens) and...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 3rd June 2017, 21:58
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By Bobjork
They had at least three gears. My Volvo 164 has a...

They had at least three gears. My Volvo 164 has a three speed gearbox. You really miss a fourth when driving on the motorway.
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 3rd June 2017, 21:01
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By Bobjork
That is also a Nilsson (but at that time, as...

That is also a Nilsson (but at that time, as Sweden was not in the EU, they vere registered as Volvo plus model name (that is a Volvo S90 Nilsson).

We have Falck here, operating ambulances and tow...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 2nd June 2017, 20:58
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By Bobjork
All three ambulances are of the model "Nilsson...

All three ambulances are of the model "Nilsson V70 / XC70" brand
Nilsson is a company making limousines, hearses and ambulances from Volvos.
Because they are so heavily modified they are classed as...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 1st June 2017, 22:25
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By Bobjork
12 injured after double decker struck bridge

This morning at around 8 in the morning a 4,2 meter high Scania VanHool TD929 Astrobel struck a 3,5 meter bridge at Pilgatan in Västerås, Sweden, after the driver took the wrong exit and tried to...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 7th April 2017, 17:51
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By Bobjork
With the latest events in Sweden I think this...

With the latest events in Sweden I think this accident will be far down in the agenda in the media for some time so I don't think I will have any more info to post for a long time either. Until the...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 7th April 2017, 14:10
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By Bobjork
Bus company in trouble after the deadly accident

After the accident in Sveg 2nd of april where three teens died an investigation was started by both the police and thee Swedish Accident Investigation Authourity. At first the driver was investigated...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 3rd April 2017, 06:04
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By Bobjork
Unhappy Three teens dead and many injured after double decker crash.

Most of the passengers, teens and teachers from a school in western Sweden, were asleep after traveling since 22:00. Just before 7 in the morning they woke up as the double decker bus crashed off...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 23rd February 2017, 20:34
Replies: 3
Views: 1,402
Posted By Bobjork
Well they use salt and other methods. But this...

Well they use salt and other methods. But this type of ice is hard to melt with that method if the temperature is below zero on the road surface. Actually it does not have to be very cold in the air...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 23rd February 2017, 20:02
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By Bobjork
So you had wind there too. I was almost blown...

So you had wind there too.
I was almost blown off the road today. But I think you had more wind there.
Not to mention needing 300 meter of road to slow down before a bend because of ice...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 23rd February 2017, 19:55
Replies: 3
Views: 1,402
Posted By Bobjork
Two serious accidents involving buses and trucks this week

The roads are very icy this week.
Snow during night, and the it starts to melt, but today it was cold again so the half melted snow turned to ice.
These conditions have caused many accidents...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 18th October 2016, 07:29
Replies: 7
Views: 5,229
Posted By Bobjork
Yes. I agree. Beyond reasonable doubt. Or as we...

Yes. I agree.
Beyond reasonable doubt. Or as we say here: Bortom rimligt tvivel.
In this case there were reasonable doubt.
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 17th October 2016, 12:41
Replies: 7
Views: 5,229
Posted By Bobjork
Today the driver was found not guilty as the...

Today the driver was found not guilty as the court could not find evidence that the bus did get a failure on the accelerator. The driver claimed that the bus accelerated even if he did not press the...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 5th September 2016, 12:49
Replies: 0
Views: 1,084
Posted By Bobjork
Wild chase after tour bus was stolen

This night people broke into the folkpark (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folkpark) in Lidköping, where the dansband (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dansband) Kindbergs tour bus were parked. After...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 12th April 2016, 12:32
Replies: 0
Views: 1,579
Posted By Bobjork
Bus stuck in hole after water leak in Tyresö

http://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/stockholm/stor-vattenlacka-i-tyreso
https://mitti.se/stor-vattenlacka-i-tyreso-centrum-trafiken-stangs-av-till-klockan-10/

A water pipe started leaking today and...
Forum: Utility Service Vehicles & Others 10th March 2016, 19:16
Replies: 1
Views: 2,067
Posted By Bobjork
Fire trucks in escort to honour dead fire man.

Today a motorcade of fire trucks and cars, escorted by police, travelled from the Gustaf Vasa church in Stockholm City, to the north of Stockholm.
The motorcade was in honor of the 40 year old fire...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 9th October 2015, 09:44
Replies: 4
Views: 3,008
Posted By Bobjork
In swedish it is "Jag är vilse/Jag har gått...

In swedish it is "Jag är vilse/Jag har gått vilse" :)
There are courses for children called "hitta vilse"
It's about what to do if you're lost.
But I believe that this driver is not lost at all :)
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 9th October 2015, 08:38
Replies: 4
Views: 3,008
Posted By Bobjork
Talking School children gets a bus tour through a cow barn

A school class on the danish island Læsø had visited a cow farm (or whatever it is called) on a day trip, and stepped on the bus to take them back to the school. Before going there, the bus driver...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 26th June 2015, 14:34
Replies: 4
Views: 2,790
Posted By Bobjork
5 views and 1 reply vs 15 views and no reply. ...

5 views and 1 reply vs 15 views and no reply.
The forum is better for this kind of posts, showing new inventions (well, this is quite old in the states), right?
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 26th June 2015, 11:59
Replies: 4
Views: 2,790
Posted By Bobjork
S-1 Gard Dangerzone Deflectors

In Stockholm Keolis has started to install S-1 Gard Dangerzone Deflectors on their buses.
It is an american invention that prevents people that fall under buses to get run over. Instead they are...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 18th June 2015, 09:11
Replies: 0
Views: 1,611
Posted By Bobjork
Many buses struck tunnels in Stockholm lately

I don't know why (Maybe a lot of summer extras), but lately buses have struck the Klara tunnel i Stockholm. It has happened earlier too, despite more and more safety features and signs.
This morning...
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 18th June 2015, 08:23
Replies: 5
Views: 4,573
Posted By Bobjork
That's not good for the company!

That's not good for the company!
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 5th June 2015, 01:02
Replies: 19
Views: 8,423
Posted By Bobjork
Gaffers? ...

Gaffers?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaffer_(filmmaking)
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